• India’s table tennis tiger Chandrasekhar dead fighting Covid 12 May 2021 10:47 India’s table tennis tiger 63-year old V. Chandrasekhar popularly known as Chandra succumbed to Covid-19 here on Wednesday. He passed away at a private hospital. Life was always a fight for Chandra on and off the table. “Chandra was a year or two junior to …
  • 10 Books by Texas Authors to Get You Through Summer 12 May 2021 10:11 Summer in Texas is hot, so we’re cashing in a little vacation time, and settling in with good books. For your summer reading, we offer a diverse list of literature by Texans to suit any bookshelf. From a coming-of-age love story, to the harrowing story of …
  • Enbridge continues Straits pipeline operation, defying Gov. Whitmer's deadline 12 May 2021 10:09 In defiance of an order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to cease operations by Wednesday, Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge continued to flow 23 million gallons of crude oil and natural gas liquids through Line 5, its controversial, 68-year-old twin pipelines …
  • It Takes a Community to Defeat COVID-19 12 May 2021 09:30 Asia-Pacific, Headlines, Health Opinion A local cemetery working running on the ground collecting logs for funeral pyres, to perform the last rites for patients who died of Covid, on 29 April at the Ghazipur cremation ground in New Delhi. (Ghazipur …
  • Taylor accepts Global Icon Award in lehenga 12 May 2021 07:48 Taylor Swift took her Global Icon crown at the Brit Awards 2021 and made history while she was at it. Swift became the first woman to receive the global icon prize, which has previously been awarded to superstars such as Elton John, David Bowie and Robbie …
  • The second wave’s devastating blow 12 May 2021 07:40 Does anyone remember the collective sigh of relief we all heaved when 2020 came to a quieter-than-expected end? It wasn’t a moment for uncorking the champagne but the general consensus was that the new year could hardly be as awful as the last. Doom- …
  • Covid 'early warning' system could put a stop to lockdowns 12 May 2021 07:01 SCIENTISTS are devising an early warning system for Covid which they hope will prevent any future lockdowns. The researchers are developing ways of pooling geographical data on vaccine uptake with wastewater surveillance to identify virus hotspots and …
  • Best of BS Opinion: The discovery of Modi's India, Covid-19 crisis & more 12 May 2021 02:56 This is time for pedagogy of the oppressed and the oppressor. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up What are some key fault-lines (in the pandemic) that must be addressed swiftly? Read Shyam Saran Kanika Datta says: Narendra Modi’s is not a picture of a leader …
  • A slice of (past) life 12 May 2021 01:46 Express News Service BENGALURU: Finding  well-researched, engaging books on Indian history isn’t a difficult task today, but try to find videos and the content is less than appealing. If you find it. Which is why, citybased researcher, writer and public …
  • Arbitration case: Cairn digs in heels, PSBs say prepared for legal battle 11 May 2021 20:17 Indian public sector banks with substantial presence abroad are legally ready to mount a challenge abroad to counter any efforts by Cairn Energy to attach their assets. The development comes on the back of Cairn Energy saying on Tuesday that it was taking …
  • Shahid Khaqan Abbasi backs PM Imran Khan's position on Kashmir issue 11 May 2021 19:58 PM had said Pakistan would not negotiate with India till it reverses its decision to scrap Article 370. "I support the stand taken by Imran Khan on Kashmir today," says Khaqan Abbasi. However, government makes a U-turn on their statements every …
  • Next up in vaccine campaign: 12- to 15-year-olds 11 May 2021 19:39 Cuomo: Pfizer shot may be available to NY kids as young as 12 Thursday The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Monday to include people ages 12 to 15. The U.S. Centers for Disease …
  • 'This Government Has Failed Us': Anger Rises In India Over PM Modi's COVID Response 11 May 2021 19:27 Family members cremate the body of a person who died after contracting COVID-19 in New Delhi, India, on Monday. Mayank Makhija/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mayank Makhija/NurPhoto via Getty Images Family members cremate the …
  • Sunanda K Datta Ray | Amid pandemic, Britain, EU eye India trade deals 11 May 2021 19:01 India desperately needs the emergency medical aid that is pouring in from several richer countries On the face of it, the time hardly seems propitious for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reach out to his foreign friends. His ruling Bharatiya Janata Party …
  • 'The injustice of it': Reporting from the heart of India's Covid-19 pandemic 11 May 2021 18:13 Kiwi reporter Elizabeth Puranam lives and works in New Delhi as the second wave of India's Covid-19 crisis hits hard and close to home. OPINION: I was on my way to report from a makeshift Covid-19 care centre that was being built in central New Delhi …
  • The Worst Yet to Come 11 May 2021 17:09 Aid, Asia-Pacific, Economy & Trade, Featured, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, TerraViva United Nations Opinion A relative wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) attends the funeral of his family member who died from …
  • Cuthand: It's time Canada adopted UN Indigenous rights declaration 11 May 2021 16:40 Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Column The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is making its second trip through Parliament and hopefully, it will win the Senate's support this time. Author of the article: Doug Cuthand  •  …
  • Bill that prohibits use of American Indian mascots set for May 20 hearing 11 May 2021 16:29 A bill that would prohibit American Indian mascots in Colorado is set for a hearing at the state Legislature at 1:30 p.m. May 20. The Lamar School District Board of Education is alerting the community’s attention to proposed legislation that could impact …
  • Where are Bitcoin & cryptocurrencies legal and where are they not? 11 May 2021 15:58 By Hitesh Malviya Bitcoin is, of course, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency for which legality varies greatly across region, and many are still unsure or working through legal issues. Despite the many alternatives available, Bitcoin dominates the world of …
  • Global cases and deaths from COVID-19 are plateauing but India’s crisis continues to deepen 11 May 2021 14:31 The global tallies of cases and deaths from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 have started to plateau, according to the World Health Organization, but they remain at “unacceptably” high levels in many countries, notably India, where the crisis …
  • Cairn says taking action to access value of $1.2 billion arbitration award against India 11 May 2021 14:11 UK's Cairn Energy Plc on Tuesday said it is taking all necessary actions to access the USD 1.7 billion it was awarded by an international arbitration tribunal after overturning a retroactive tax demand slapped by the Indian government. The Scottish …
  • COVID-19 live updates: With situation much improved, ‘summer promises to be better’ this year, Legault says 11 May 2021 14:11 Breadcrumb Trail Links Quebec News National Local News Province tops 11,000 deaths linked to COVID-19. By Friday, anyone over 18 will be eligible for vaccinations. Author of the article: Andy Riga Publishing date: May 11, 2021  •  27 minutes ago  •  11 …
  • Burqa ban in Sri Lanka would undermine national security and human rights 11 May 2021 13:56 Women wearing the niqab at the botanical garden in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Image via Flickr by Ji-Elle. CC BY-SA 3.0. This post by Savitri Hensman originally appeared in Groundviews, an award-winning citizen media website in Sri Lanka. An edited version is …
  • Pune: IAP to consider expert opinion before recommending reopening of schools 11 May 2021 11:30 The Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) is actively considering opinion from its doctors and other experts on a likely third wave that may impact children before recommending whether or not schools can re-open. Along the lines of a state task force of …
  • Why Is No One Talking About Dr. Reddy's Stock? 11 May 2021 11:08 Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE:RDY) may be one of the best medical stocks you haven't heard of. The pharmaceutical company concentrates on generic and biosimilar medicines for cardiovascular disease, pain management, oncology, gastrointestinal …
  • Could Ocugen Be a Millionaire Maker Stock? 11 May 2021 11:08 If you invested $10,000 in Ocugen (NASDAQ:OCGN) shares last year, that principal would be worth well over $275,000 today. That's an astonishing rate of return, but many new investors are hoping that Ocugen stock could fly even higher. Ocugen is in a …
  • Opinion | How crowds are acting as super spreaders of coronavirus 11 May 2021 10:53 Image Source : INDIA TV Opinion | How crowds are acting as super spreaders of coronavirus There appeared to be some relief from the rising surge in fresh pandemic cases on Monday when the number of fresh Covid-19 cases went below the 4-lakh mark after a …
  • No rollback of job offers: India Inc stands by new IIM hires amid bitter second wave 11 May 2021 09:12 Officials at all the three B-schools confirmed that alternate internship offers have been made available to all the affected students. Placement heads at Indian Institutes of Management of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Indore, Kozhikode and Lucknow confirmed that …
  • Two Hundred Years of Errors and Misjudgments at The Guardian 11 May 2021 08:26 Commentary The baneful leftist British newspaper, The Guardian, is celebrating its 200th anniversary, and as part of an extensive exercise in reflective self-adulation, it produced on May 7 an exposé of what it considered to be the worst editorial errors …
  • Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript 11 May 2021 07:15 Image source: The Motley Fool. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) Q1 2021 Earnings Call May 07, 2021, 10:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Thank you for standing by. This is the …
  • Europe eases COVID-19 curbs as huge India outbreak persists 11 May 2021 06:33 LONDON — Schools and stores reopened in several parts of Europe on Monday as the continent eased out of months of COVID-19 lockdowns, but India remained in the grip of a devastating outbreak. Rapid vaccination programmes have allowed a number of wealthy …
  • Planning changes to size of local shopping centres 11 May 2021 04:45 Share Canberra's trusted news: The near vacant Coombs shopping centre. Photo: Supplied SIZE limits of shopping centres have been relaxed under a significant change to planning laws to revitalise a sagging retail industry. The ACT government has signed …
  • Tokyo 2020: Olympic-size confusion 11 May 2021 04:16 Rob Koehler, the director-general of rights group Global Athlete, balked at the ‘ridiculousness’ of the playbooks for the Tokyo Games. “You go to an Olympic Games,” he told the Toronto Star, “there’s always thousands of condoms in the athletes’ village to …
  • Is Covid attacking youngsters? 11 May 2021 03:32 Express News Service KOCHI: Lately, many online and offline media have been publishing news regarding an aggressive variant of Covid that has been attacking youngsters. But state health department officials and experts in Covid care claim  there is no …
  • Deadly COVID-19 variants: Experts warn as FG restricts gatherings, revives curfew, bans nightclubs, others 11 May 2021 03:20 Olalekan Adetayo, Eniola Akinkuotu, Victor Ayeni, Maritha Ebolosue,and Solomon Odeniyi Published 11 May 2021 Govt says worship centres shouldn’t exceed 50% capacity, revives 12 midnight to 4am curfew Learn from India’s predicament, virologist advises …
  • Weekly Jai Bangla launched 11 May 2021 01:05 May 11, 1971 India and Pakistan agreed to accept Swiss help to repatriate their respective mission staff from Dhaka and Calcutta. This was the first time the two governments accepted a mediation offer by a third country for resolving the deadlock. The …
  • Mayors baffled by Idaho's new property tax bill, expect negative fallout 11 May 2021 00:54 BOISE — The sweeping property tax legislation that the Idaho Legislature introduced and passed in three days last week rests on a major assumption: That local elected officials in Idaho have only one interest, and that’s to increase their budgets. “They …
  • 'We Deserve To Feel Safe:' Unangax̂ Activists Speak Up About MMIWG2S 10 May 2021 22:43   Indigenous women in the United States are murdered 10 times more often than the national average, and nearly half of all Alaska Native and Native American women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime, according to the Department of …
  • Institutionalizing racial fanaticism across American society 10 May 2021 22:33 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Americans are right to fight back against the racial fanaticism now invading American classrooms, workplaces and even the White House. These misguided teachings, accepted as holy writ by their proponents, are premised on easily …
  • Virtual terror: Ransomware attack in the US foregrounds the need to better protect key infrastructure 10 May 2021 22:18 An unauthorised software code has crippled a key channel of oil supply in the east coast of the US. Colonial Pipeline, an energy company, was forced to shut down a 5,500-mile pipeline after the discovery of ransomware in its system. It needed a declaration …
  • The rational course: To recover from the Covid pandemic, to thrive again, India must embrace science fully 10 May 2021 22:18 In countless ways the world has never seen a year like the last, when it comes to science taking centrestage. It has defined all the key turning points, from helping us understand how Covid-19 spreads to finding vaccines against it at unprecedented pace. …
  • INTERVIEW | Leaders did not follow policies, failed to keep promises, says Dr Chandrakant Lahariya  10 May 2021 21:24 Express News Service Dr Lahariya is a medical doctor, epidemiologist, vaccines and health systems expert based in New Delhi. He has more than 17 years of experience in outbreak, epidemics and pandemics and one of the Indian experts involved in the 2009, …
  • BJP names Suvendu Adhikari as leader of opposition 10 May 2021 20:10 BJP MLAs will now propose Nandigram MLA Suvendu Adhikari’s name to Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee for the post of leader of the opposition.Kolkata: BJP’s Nandigram MLA Suvendu Adhikari was elected leader of the party’s legislative wing in a meeting …
  • MLA ‘abuses’ health officer for ‘not informing’ him about Covid tests 10 May 2021 19:16 CONGRESS MLA from Deoli, Wardha district, Ranjit Kamble has been accused of abusing the district health officer on Monday. The doctor, Ajay Dhawale, recorded a 2.20-minute telephonic conversation in which Kamble can be heard abusing him. Wardha police said …
  • The N.W.T. child welfare system funds family separation 10 May 2021 19:01 This column is an opinion by Catherine Lafferty, a northern Indigenous author and former councillor for the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ. When I was a child, I was a ward of the …
  • Indians Stand Together Amid Covid-19 Crisis 10 May 2021 18:29 A doctor who distributes food, an NGO that helps the poor cremate their dead, and a handyman who repairs oxygen cylinders are some of the ways citizens have mobilised to ease the nation's suffering. Dr Harsh Awasi, 31, after treating his patients …
  • Coronavirus digest: German interior minister Horst Seehofer tests positive 10 May 2021 18:14 German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has tested positive for COVID-19, his spokesman announced on Monday. The 71-year-old minister is isolating at home and is not yet experiencing any symptoms. The CSU party member received one dose of the Pfizer- …
  • Opinion: What Native Americans Can Teach Us About Generosity In A Pandemic 10 May 2021 17:55 Last year, the Irish people raised nearly $2 million dollars for the Navajo and Hopi Nations so they could protect themselves from the pandemic. At the time, the infection rate in the Navajo community – 2,304 cases per 100,000 — was the highest in the …
  • ‘Statutory regime’ for vaccines only as last resort, Centre tells SC 10 May 2021 17:49 The government has shot down the idea of bringing vaccines under a statutory regime at this point of time. “Both manufacturers [one an Indian company and second a licensee of a British company] have taken financial risks in developing and manufacturing …
  • COVID-19 updates, May 10: Once Canada’s epicentre, Montreal reports fewest cases in six months 10 May 2021 17:45 Breadcrumb Trail Links Quebec News National Local News Quebec opens vaccinations to people 30+. All CHLSD residents who received first vaccine dose have now received second shot. Author of the article: Andy Riga Publishing date: May 10, 2021  •  48 minutes …
  • Florida’s Gambling Compact Set Up To Fail? Federal Rejection Of Mobile Sports Betting Likely To Trigger A Tribal Monopoly 10 May 2021 17:25 When the Florida Legislature convenes next week for a special session, lawmakers will be asked to approve a new tribal-state gambling compact that veers decidedly and aggressively across tribal borders. The new compact gives the Seminole Tribe of Florida— …
  • Global Healthcare BPO Market Size 2021 Analysis By Current Industry Status, Top Key Players, Growth Opportunities, Industry Trends Under COVID-19, Target Audience and Forecast To 2027 10 May 2021 14:40 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Healthcare business process outsourcing (BPO) is a practice in which healthcare organizations outsource business operations to outside vendors. US is the largest Maket of …
  • Indian or South African Covid variants 'could overtake to become dominant in UK' 10 May 2021 13:38 Indian or South African variants could overtake to become dominant in the UK, scientists have warned. Experts responsible for monitoring for mutant Covid-19 in Britain have discovered that the Indian variant can spread “at least” as well as the Kent …
  • Pakistan FM Backtracks on Kashmir After Saying Article 370 is India's Internal Matter 10 May 2021 13:22 India 09:38 GMT 10.05.2021Get short URL On 5 August 2019, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government revoked Article 370 of India’s Constitution and bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Shah Mahmood …
  • China Hits Out at Indian Lawmaker For Attending Inaugural Function of Taipei-Backed 'Formosa Club' 10 May 2021 13:22 India 11:15 GMT 10.05.2021Get short URL India has, time and again, reaffirmed its commitment to Beijing's One-China policy, which calls on other countries to respect that there is only one sovereign Chinese state. New Delhi, like many other major …
  • Pandemic Deaths Are Seriously Undercounted: New Report (in Analysis) 10 May 2021 11:34 A new report from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington is quietly shocking. With meticulous reasoning, they find that practically every government on the planet has been under-reporting COVID-19 cases and deaths. …
  • Coronavirus digest: Olympic chief postpones Tokyo trip 10 May 2021 10:25 International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to Japan, scheduled for later this month, Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers said on Monday. Japan's state of emergency was extended last Friday until May 31. Bach's visit may not happen …
  • Indian River County nonprofits hope to increase minority youth swimmers; offer free lessons 10 May 2021 10:18 INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — In a state with a year-round swimming season and a county with 26 miles of shoreline, a handful of area nonprofits are working together to ensure minority and low-income youth are skilled and confident swimmers. Nearly 400 children …
  • Nepal prime minister faces no confidence vote as nation ‘sta... 10 May 2021 09:44 The COVID-19 crisis engulfing the mountainous nation of Nepal probably started somewhere like the border town of Birgunj. Known as the “Gateway to Nepal”, bustling Birgunj is a main link between the capital Kathmandu and Kolkata, India’s third largest city …
  • Viewing Post-American Afghanistan Through Looking Glass 10 May 2021 08:58 Viewpoint by M.K. Bhadrakumar       10 May 2021 The writer is a former Indian diplomat. This article was first published in the Indian Punchline. NEW DELHI (IDN) — Ex-CIA officer Bruce Riedel at Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, whose familiarity …
  • Reuters What you need to know about the coronavirus right now 10 May 2021 08:22 (Reuters) - Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Ex-army medics recruited in India's COVID fight Calls grew for India to impose a nationwide lockdown as new coronavirus cases and deaths held close to record highs on Monday, …
  • The Day of The Final Game is Coming 10 May 2021 07:32 TINY TWIST IN the tail can sometimes tell us more than a spin of the head. While the headlines of the Bengal election go to Mamata Banerjee, there is much to learn from the fate of a party which won only one seat out of the 292 in the new Assembly. It was …
  • India have a very good chance this time: Rahul Dravid predicts 3-2 win in England Test series 10 May 2021 06:33 Image Source : PTI Rahul Dravid In their 18 visits to England, India have managed just three Test series win - 1971 (1-0), 1986 (2-0) and 2007 (1-0) - and Rahul Dravid was the last Indian captain to lead the side to a historic win. And the former skipper …
  • Indian sailors struggle in the COVID storm 10 May 2021 06:32 Indian nationals are among the largest community of seafarers globally. About 240,000 of an estimated 1.6 million are from India, the Financial Times reported, citing the International Chamber of Shipping. As Anmol, a young seafarer from the city, scrolls …
  • Chetan Sakariya, Avesh Khan and Harshal Patel are the finds of the curtailed IPL 10 May 2021 06:16 In T20 cricket the two most difficult phases to bowl in are the first six overs and the last four. In the early years of the IPL, the majority of the overs in these periods were bowled by the overseas bowlers, but gradually the Indian internationals began …
  • NASA criticises Chinese rocket debris: ‘China is failing to meet responsible standards’ 10 May 2021 03:38 NASA Administrator Bill Nelson has criticised China after debris from its uncontrolled rocket crashed into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives – as Beijing plans 10 more similar launches. In a statement Mr Nelson said it was clear China was “failing to meet …
  • Best of BS Opinion: The resilient Indian markets, Citibank's woes, and more 10 May 2021 02:55 How are the markets responding to the pandemic? Listen in. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up Neelkanth Mishra says: We expect India’s apparent market indifference in the face of a harrowing pandemic to potentially continue. What is amazing and remains largely …
  • Tata Memorial gets 5k US O2 concentrators 10 May 2021 02:18 An NGO distributes ration in Ambedkar Nagar near Backbay bus depotMUMBAI: US-based Indian doctors and philanthropic groups have joined hands with Parel’s Tata Memorial Hospital to tackle the surge in demand for medical oxygen. On Sunday, 3,800 oxygen …
  • Fate of two cases to determine Kerala's next police chief 10 May 2021 02:14 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the race for the State Police Chief's (SPC) post moves into the final lap, all eyes are now fixed on the fate of the criminal case involving the daughter of DGP Sudesh Kumar. The Crime Branch had recently …
  • Sound Off for Monday, May 10 10 May 2021 02:13 PACK YOUR BAGS For all you uneducated misfits who believe the virus is a hoax, for all you fools who still believe in Trump’s big lie and for all you anti-vaxers that want to make a political point, get out of our country since you do nothing but pose a …
  • Why MakeMyTrip Stock Fell 13.2% Last Month 10 May 2021 00:33 What happened Shares of MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) dipped 13.2% in April, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. India faced surging COVID-19 infections and deaths, and it's not surprising that the travel company -- which is based in …
  • Biden Admin ‘Not Moving Fast Enough’ to Counter CCP: Gordon Chang 09 May 2021 20:08 The Biden administration needs to move faster to launch a comprehensive campaign to counter threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), according to China expert Gordon Chang. On the whole, the administration is “moving in the right direction,” …
  • Rebecca Grant: Blinken blew it at G7 – Yes, America is trying to contain China (and its space junk) 09 May 2021 19:24 Gatestone Institute Senior Fellow Gordon Chang discusses a report claiming China prepped biochemical weapons and the debris from a Chinese rocket landing in the Indian Ocean. "It is not our purpose to try to contain China or to hold China down," …
  • How Much Is BioNTech's Increased Vaccine Production Really Worth? 09 May 2021 15:42 BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX) recently raised guidance for the number of doses of its coronavirus vaccine that the biotech thinks it'll be able to produce this year. In this video from Motley Fool Live, recorded on April 5, Fool.com contributors Brian Orelli …