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Elon Musk reaches deal to buy Twitter for $44 bn

Musk, a self-proclaimed 'free-speech absolutist', said he wants to reform what he sees as the platform's over-zealous content moderation

26 Apr 2022 10:28 AM

Spotify to add advisories to podcasts discussing COVID-19

Spotify has been embroiled in protests, kicked off by Neil Young, over the spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

31 Jan 2022 4:28 PM

Booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show

Three shots of Pfizer, Moderna jabs were about 67% effective against omicron-related symptomatic disease compared with unvaccinated people

22 Jan 2022 11:08 AM

US woman tests positive for COVID-19 mid-flight, isolates for 5 hours in bathroom

Marisa Fotieo, a teacher from Michigan, said her throat began to hurt halfway through the trip on December 19

31 Dec 2021 1:26 PM

US health officials recommend shorter COVID isolation, quarantine

People with symptoms during isolation, or who develop symptoms during quarantine, are encouraged to stay home

28 Dec 2021 11:54 AM

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COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic humanity will face, warns UN chief

The first-ever International Day of Epidemic Preparedness was marked on December 27 last year

27 Dec 2021 9:55 AM

Omicron sweeps across US, now 73 per cent of COVID-19 cases

CDC officials said they do not yet have estimates of how many hospitalizations or deaths are due to omicron

21 Dec 2021 9:53 AM

Surging COVID-19 cases bring a 2020 feel to the end of 2021

Denmark decided to close theaters, concert halls, amusement parks and museums in response to virus cases

18 Dec 2021 11:52 AM

COVID-19 pandemic pushed over half a billion into extreme poverty: UN report

The pandemic also triggered the worst economic crisis since the 1930s

13 Dec 2021 9:31 AM

Indian-origin CEO who fired 900 on Zoom call takes time off after widespread outrage

On Dec 1 over a Zoom call that lasted less than 3 minutes, Garg abruptly fired more than 900 employees, about 9% of the company's workforce

11 Dec 2021 2:32 PM

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India has highest number of journalists murdered for their work: CPJ report

India has jailed seven journalists in the past year, while five journalists were reported killed because of their work

10 Dec 2021 4:40 PM

Twitter's Parag Agrawal joins other Indian-origin CEOs heading biggest tech firms

Parag Agrawal had joined Twitter 10 years ago when there were fewer than 1,000 employees

30 Nov 2021 11:55 AM

New York governor declares 'disaster emergency' over rising COVID-19 infection rates

'Disaster emergency' declared in New York

27 Nov 2021 12:47 PM

Elon Musk offloads $5 billion in Tesla shares days after Twitter poll

On Saturday Musk put up a poll on Twitter where he proposed to sell 10 per cent of Tesla stock

11 Nov 2021 12:56 PM

Nirmala Sitharaman stresses need to keep supply chains open for vaccine raw materials to combat COVID

Sitharaman highlighted the need of an international financial architecture to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe

18 Oct 2021 1:03 PM

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India re-elected to UNHRC for 6th term with overwhelming majority

Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) TS Tirumurti said that India will continue to further human rights issues

15 Oct 2021 12:41 AM

Jaishankar raises Covid quarantine issue during his meeting with UK counterpart

According to new rules, Indian travellers who have received both doses of the Covishield vaccine will be considered unvaccinated

21 Sep 2021 10:10 AM

US honors 9/11 dead on 20th anniversary of attacks

At New York's Ground Zero, relatives will read out the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed, in a four-hour-long service

11 Sep 2021 10:47 AM

At least 44 dead as flash floods slam New York area

Ida blazed a trail of destruction north after slamming into Louisiana over the weekend, bringing severe flooding and tornadoes

03 Sep 2021 10:23 AM

Kabul attacks reinforce need for world to stand unitedly against terrorism: India

Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport on Thursday

27 Aug 2021 10:37 AM

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