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Diplomats, clergy across religious lines observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Bengaluru

Part of the delegates also lit candles virtually, with the event also being hosted online.

published on : 27th January 2021

Pope marking Holocaust warns another extermination possible

 The Argentine pope insisted on the need to remember, saying it was a sign of humanity and a condition for a peaceful future.

published on : 27th January 2021

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online amid pandemic

Just 6 years old at the time, the Poland-born Tova Friedman was instructed by her mother to lie absolutely still in a bed at a camp hospital, next to the body of a young woman who had just died.

published on : 27th January 2021

204 more local train services in Mumbai from January 29

Currently, only some categories of commuters, like women and those providing essential services, can travel by local trains in the Mumbai region after obtaining a special pass.

published on : 27th January 2021

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern expects closed borders for much of 2021

Still, Ardern said New Zealand would continue to pursue 'travel bubbles' with Australia and Pacific island nations.

published on : 26th January 2021

Indian economy estimated to contract by 9.6 per cent in 2020, grow at 7.3 per cent in 2021: UN

The report said economic growth in South Asia in 2021 will be insufficient, at 6.9 per cent, to make up for the losses of 2020.

published on : 26th January 2021

From reduced fees to increased batches, this is how tuition centres, private tutors survived COVID-19

Even though some tutors are willing to hold online classes parents largely think this would do no good despite the kids spending more time with the gadgets.

published on : 26th January 2021

Group: Pakistani Baloch dissident buried amid high security

37-year-old Karima Baloch’s body was found on Dec. 22 near Toronto’s downtown waterfront, a place that she liked and often visited, a day after she was reported missing.

published on : 25th January 2021

Austrian artist and Holocaust survivor Arik Brauer dies

Born in Vienna in 1929 into a Russian-Jewish family, his childhood was thrown into turmoil when the Nazis annexed Austria in 1938. 

published on : 25th January 2021

Reliance Ebitda back to pre-pandemic levels driven by consumer businesses: Moody's

'A strong performance in digital services and retail segments underpinned the improvement in consolidated earnings, a credit positive,' Moody's said commenting on the earnings.

published on : 25th January 2021

Andhra govt employees' unions slam SEC for announcing polls amid pandemic, to take a decision today

Venkatram Reddy questioned the timing of the notification and asked why didn't SEC didn't call for the local body polls as soon as the tenure expired in 2018.

published on : 25th January 2021

Wealth amassed by 100 richest Indians during pandemic can give 13.8 crore poorest Rs 94,000 each: Oxfam report

The pandemic is likely to have a more significant impact on India which has been grappling with growing inequality.

published on : 25th January 2021

UK vaccination drive expands as coronavirus toll nears 100,000

Britain's vaccination campaign is a rare success in a country with Europe's worst confirmed coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 24th January 2021

Gear up for green getaways: Homestays in Tamil Nadu to visit post lockdown

Borders are reopening to warm welcomes; the skies, land and sea are reclaiming their prime positions, and travel-thirsty beings are planning their itineraries.

published on : 24th January 2021

Year after lockdown, Wuhan dissident more isolated than ever

Haunting Zhu is the fear that the virus might return — that once again, the government will conceal the truth, and once again, Wuhan will fall under lockdown.

published on : 24th January 2021
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