Monthly Archives: June 2020
The top German court found that Facebook was using its dominant position in the market to collect user data.
"Of this, 98 people came from abroad, 46 were those who came from within the country and there were eight local infections. At present there are 1,691 positive patients, while in all 3,603 got this disease", said Vijayan.
In a tweet in Hindi, Priyanka Gandhi, who is the in-charge for the eastern Uttar Pradesh said: "Out of 15 districts with the highest death rate, four districts are of Uttar Pradesh. In Jhansi, one out of 10 Covid-19 patients is dying, in Meerut, one out 11 Covid patients is dying, one out of 14 patients in Agra and Etah is dying. If the number of Covid-19 patients is not increasing, then why the death rate is still high."
World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan Mercy Tembon said, "This project will unlock the region's potential by stimulating the economy of districts, linking farms to markets, connecting Dhaka with the western region as well as with neighbouring countries, thus enhancing trade, transit and logistics along the corridor."
Microsoft Defender ATP for Android will help protect customers and users by delivering protection from phishing and access to risky domains and URLs through web protection capabilities that will block unsafe sites accessed through SMS/text, WhatsApp, email, browsers, and other apps.
Attacking Pawar, the BJP MLC accused him of playing casteist-cum-divisive politics and said: "he is the Coronavirus" which has afflicted the state.
Hitting back at the BJP, the Congress said, "BJP should not hide on the back of the army."
The weather bureau had issued an 'orange' alert for northern states. Delhi will have to wait until Thursday for the onset of the monsoon, said Mahesh Palawat of the Skymet Weather, a private weather forecasting agency.
"Elaborate arrangements have been made to hold the SSLC exams from Thursday to July 4 for 8.5 lakh students in 3,179 centres across the state as per the lockdown guidelines to ensure the safety and welfare of the wards," Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board Director V. Sumangala told media here.
Although the final result of the election will be known only on June 30, when the votes by mail are counted, the Puerto Rican-born Congresswoman has won almost 70 per cent of the vote against her main opponent, former television host Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, who barely managed 20 per cent of the ballots after a very intense campaign in which both candidates traded criticism, both political and personal, Efe news reported.
In September last year, theft on board 'INS Vikrant' had surfaced. Kerala Police had registered a case of criminal trespass and theft of critical electronic components installed onboard the IAC following a complaint by the Cochin Shipyard authorities.
The announcement is part of the Climate Pledge -- a commitment to reach the Paris Agreement ten years early and be net-zero carbon by 2040 which was co-founded by Amazon and non-profit Global Optimism last year.
Apart from individual parliamentarians, the departmentally related Standing Committee on Agriculture headed by P.C. Gaddigoudar (BJP MP from Bagalkot, Karnataka) has been chosen for the Sansad Ratna Awards 2020 for their performance in the 17th Lok Sabha.
"This letter is to inform you that, further to the investigations and inquiry led by the commissioned members to review the status of the Karate Association of India (KAI), the WKF Executive Committee has decided to provisionally withdraw the recognition of KAI, of which you are the President, as of June 22 with immediate effect in accordance with the WKF Statutes," WKF President Antonio Espinos informed KFI chief Hariprasad Pattanayak in a letter.
This is the fourth time Twitter has red-flagged Trump's tweet for glorifying violence or violating its policies.
It can be stored in our body fat, the problem is that it is not so easy to get enough of it into our body. Most of our vitamin D comes from the sun, and about 60 per cent of us have insufficient levels during winter. The amount of exposure we need to get enough of this important vitamin is generally low.
A tsunami warning was sounded on the Oaxaca coast. The country's seismological service recommended that residents move away from the coastline.
The Sensex of the BSE opened at 35,679.64 points and touched a high of 35,679.74 points. The Sensex touched a low of 35,515.76 points.
The Legislative Council has issued a notification in this regard.
India recorded the highest single-day spike of 15,968 new cases, as the total reached 4,56,183 so far. A spike of over 1,000 cases from Tuesday, when 14,933 new COVID-19 cases were reported.
Ghosh was tested Covid-19 positive in May. He was admitted in a hospital ever since the sources added.
Rakitic, who came into Tuesday's game as a second half substitute, scored the winner after an assist from Lionel Messi, who was lucky to still be on the pitch after an incident two minutes earlier when he caught Athletic defender Yeray Alvarez with a full set of studs on his ankle, reports Xinhua news agency.
As of Wednesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 9,239,794, while the fatalities increased to 476,945, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
Of the domestically transmitted cases, seven were reported in Beijing and two in its neighbouring Hebei Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report, Xinhua reported.
The function, held on a virtual platform, saw the participation of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and other top UN dignitaries who applauded all the leaders which included state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja for effectively tackling Covid-19.
"The two persons were found Covid-19 positive over the last weekend and have been sent for treatment. Other islanders and their contacts came forward for screening, but they were uninfected," said Panju Island sarpanch Ashish Bhoir.
K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary (Organisation) said, "The government has raised fuel price continuously for 17 days in a row which caused hardship to the citizens of the country"
"These 141 new cases include 79 who came from abroad and 52 returnees from within the country. Nine are local infectees and one health professional. The total positive cases now are 1,620," said Vijayan.
Reliable sources told IANS on Tuesday that The Serif TV that comes with 4K QLED technology, would offer AirPlay 2 compatibility, enabling users to play videos and music or share photos from their Apple devices to the TV.
Earlier, Viktor Troicki became the latest player to test positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic's Adria Tour. Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric had also tested positive, raising doubts over tennis governing bodies' intentions of restarting the tour.
According to the minister, the enabling provision also protects shareholders' interests, as it exempts allottees from open offer obligations.
Ronaldo went past former Portuguese midfielder Rui Costa in this particular list following his penalty during Juventus' 2-0 victory over Bologna on Monday.
The total count of confirmed COVID-19 cases currently stands at 1,951, with 11 deaths, reports the Daily Financial Times newspaper.
Globally, diesel is priced slightly above petrol prices due to the very nature of the product that has a higher cost of production. But in India, due to the lopsided taxation structure, diesel attracts lesser of the tax between the two auto fuels keeping its prices lower than petrol for last several years.
Chatterjee said that date had been extended from earlier June 30. The decision to suspend day-to-day academic activities in colleges and universities till then was taken by the Education Department, based on certain recommendations.
A Writ of Election, which specifies the date of the polls, is expected to be issued shortly, while Nomination Day has been set for June 30, The Straits Times quoted the Prime Minister's Office as saying in a statement.
"Through Moitra's association with the cause, WWF India will highlight the stories of local communities who reside in forest fringe areas across the country and are stewards of conservation. Shantanu, through his association, will tell stories of positive stories of co-existence between people and wildlife in the country," WWF India said.
"Consensus building will be at the core of all my efforts," Xinhua news agency quoted Bozkir as saying in an informal meeting of the world body on Monday.
Gillette, one of India's leading grooming brand, recently announced the 'Gillette Barber Suraksha Program' aimed at educating, protecting and providing resources to the barber community as they return to business.
Myanmar's government has been battling the Arakan Army (AA), an armed group fighting for the independence of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists, in a bloody war since January 2019, reports Efe news.
Endorsing party chief Sonia Gandhi's view that the face-off at the Line of Actual Control in Laddakh is a full-blown crisis, Manmohan Singh said: "The crisis on the border, which if not tackled firmly, can lead to a serious situation."
The launch, from the base of Xichang in Sichuan province, took place at 9.43 a.m., on the "Long March 3B" transport rocket, Efe news reported.
"BJP President J.P. Nadda asked ex-Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to explain the 600 Chinese incursions into India between 2010 and 2013. Yes, there were incursions but no Indian territory was occupied by China and no lives of Indian soldiers were lost in violent clashes," Chidambaram said in a series of tweets.
In the statement on Monday, the Department said that a foreign air carrier of India "will be required, effective 30 days after the service date of this Order, to obtain prior approval from the Department in the form of a statement of authorization before operating any Third and/or Fourth Freedom charter flights to or from the US".
At 10.23 a.m., Sensex was trading at 35,081.58, higher by 170.26 points or 0.49 per cent from the previous close of 34,911.32.
On a day when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organized state-wide protests over Telangana government's failure in containing the spread of Covid-19, the minister intensified his attack on the BJP-led Central government.
The measure came after a slight increase in new cases, covering outdoor spaces as well as shops and restaurants in 81 provinces of Turkey, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
With the return of over 2.42 lakh natives from different parts of the country, the Covid-19 surge in Assam continued, with cases climbing to 5,586 as on Monday night.
Geneva: A World Health Organization (WHO) expert said that in light of the accelerating increase in new cases -- especially in some populous countries --...
Only a very limited number of people currently living in the kingdom may take part, an announcement on state media said on Monday.
India recorded 14,933 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally to 4,40,215.
The attack took place on Monday evening when unknown militants fired the rocket from a village in Abu Ghraib area in western Baghdad, the media office of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) said in a statement.
"We stand united against the Chinese invasion. Has China occupied Indian land?" Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet. His remarks came ahead of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to discuss the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) situation in the country. The India-China border face-off is also going to be discussed in the meeting.
The annual festival is being celebrated after the Supreme Court's nod to organise it in a limited way without public attendance.
By Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 9,073,386, while the fatalities increased to 471,591, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The system once commissioned, will help KSEB to evaluate and analyse the performance of renewable energy generation inside the state more precisely in real-time and manage grid operations better.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena, in an order, said that no passenger train and private or public buses other than those carrying personnel on government duty/police and vehicles on emergency services will be allowed entry into the jurisdiction of Puri district during the period.
In the past four days, new cases have gone past the 100-mark taking the total to 516 positive cases.
The 'Mission Zero' involves a rapid action plan with 50 mobile dispensaries with doctors and all facilities. They will move around in the suburbs of Bhandup-Mulund (north-eastern) and Dahisar-Borivali-Kandivali-Malad (north-western) to identify and treat Covid-19 patients for two-three weeks.
According to the government order, the complete lockdown will also be applicable for Paravai Town Panchayat and rural blocks of Madurai East, Madurai West and Thirupparankundram.
Building on its commercial spaceflight training experience, Virgin Galactic said it believes it can provide an "unparalleled, personalised customer experience for orbital space travel".
"There is no exception carved out for a pregnant inmate, who is accused of such heinous crime, to be released on bail merely because of their pregnancy. To the contrary the law provides for adequate safeguards and medical attention during their custody in jail," a status report filed by the Delhi Police before a single judge bench of the High Court presided by Justice Rajiv Shakdher read.
Kejriwal said, "Our country is fighting a twin battle against China. First, our doctors are fighting against Chinese virus and second, India's brave soldiers are fighting China on the border."
In a party press release, state secretary Amra Ram said that the MLA has also been given a show cause notice and seven days time to submit his explanation on the same.
Chandy told the media that thousands of Kerala natives are deeply upset over the condition that these health certificates were not more than 72 hours old.
As of Monday, Brazil registered 50,591 fatalities, with a total of 1,083,341 coronavirus cases, also the second in the world after the US, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
The sector is predicted to fully recover and achieve the pre-lockdown order volume by the end of this month, according to the consumer trend analysis by Unicommerce, one of India‘s leading e-commerce focused supply chain SaaS (software-as-a service) platform.
The 42-year-old, who was a national record holder in 10m air rifle event, represented the country at multiple ISSF World Cups, Asian Championships and other events.
This is the 16th day of fuel price rise since June 7 when oil companies began the daily price revision mechanism after a hiatus of 83 days during the lockdown.
Until now, even as New Delhi had officially announced that 20 of its soldiers were killed in a clash with the PLA in Ladakh's Galwan valley, Beijing had remained tight-lipped about its casualties.
The new announcement on Sunday will allow thousands of people affected by the worldwide restrictions in passenger air traffic since the start of the coronavirus pandemic to resume their travel plans, Gulf News reported.
Manmohan Singh was criticising Modi's statement at the all-party meeting on Friday and later clarification by the Prime Minister's Office on the June 15 night's violent face-off between the Indian and Chinese sides at Galwan Valley on the Line of Actual Control that led to the death of 20 Indian soldiers, including a commanding officer.
The proposed projects entail investments of around Rs 5,000 crore in the state.
The news was revealed to the fans during the last episode of the legendary wrestler's docuseries Undertaker: The Final Ride'. In the final chapter of the series, Undertaker revealed that he is at peace with not getting in the ring again.
In that process, at least 748 Indian nationals got stranded in Pakistan, who will now be returning home as the federal government has finalized the schedule for their repatriation.
It has, however, shed gains after gaining as much as 479 points to touch an intra-day high of 35,211.12.
"This is the first Covid-19 death in Goa. My condolences to the family. I would like to reassure the people that we are doing all it takes and follow latest protocols to keep them safe," Health Minister Vishwajit Rane told reporters.
Out of the total number of confirmed cases, 1,743,87 are currently active, and 2,371,95 have recovered. 13,699 people have succumbed to the deadly disease.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur, Dinesh Kumar P. said that the seven girls who are pregnant were already pregnant when they were rescued and brought to the shelter home in Swaroop Nagar.
In a tweet on Sunday, the Tesla CEO responded on a query about the seven-seater Model Y electric car: "Probably early Q4".