Day: October 23, 2021

Biden to meet Pope Francis amid some rifts with US bishops

There’s an intriguing subplot to President Joe Biden’s upcoming meeting with Pope Francis. The world’s two most prominent Roman Catholics will be celebrating a shared outlook on church teaching and vital social issues even as Biden faces unwavering opposition from many U.S. Catholic bishops over his stances on abortion and LGBTQ […]

PM interacts with domestic vaccine manufacturers

PM praises the efforts of the vaccine manufacturers which has resulted in India crossing the 100 crore vaccination milestone PM exhorts that the country needs to institutionalise the best practises learnt during the last one and a half years Vaccine manufacturers praise the vision and dynamic leadership of […]

Trump plan for new media venture gets investors’ thumbs up

NEW YORK — Some investors aren’t waiting to see if former President Donald Trump’s plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality — they’re all in. Trump said Wednesday that he’s launching Trump Media & Technology Group […]

Is there a constitutional right to food? Mainers to decide

PORTLAND, Maine — Depending on whom you ask, Maine’s proposed “right to food” constitutional amendment would simply put people in charge of how and what they eat — or would endanger animals and food supplies, and turn urban neighborhoods into cattle pastures. For supporters, the language is short […]

Actor Ananya Panday appears before NCB for second day

Mumbai, Oct 22:  Bollywood actor Ananya Panday appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here on Friday to record statement in connection with her alleged WhatsApp chats with Aryan Khan, son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, arrested in a drugs case, sources said on Friday. This is for […]

Amid the Capitol riot, Facebook faced its own insurrection

WASHINGTON — As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company. Thousands of miles away, in California, Facebook engineers were racing to […]

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