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Some Belgians shout: 'King! Tear down your garden walls!'

The palace gardens are turning into a parable of royal privilege in times of intense need and change.

published on : 4th March 2021

Eager to act, US President Joe Biden and Democrats leave Republicans behind

With fragile majorities in the House and Senate, and a liberal base of voters demanding action, Democrats are operating as if they are on borrowed time.

published on : 4th March 2021

US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

The world’s hopes for curbing climate change hinge on action by two giant nations whose relations are deteriorating: China and the United States.

published on : 4th March 2021

Double standard? Kirsten Gillibrand in spotlight after Andrew Cuomo scandal

Gillibrand paid a political price for her role in the Franken resignation and her tone toward Cuomo may reflect that.

published on : 4th March 2021

US House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

Courts and even Trump's last attorney general, William Barr, found his claims about the election to be without merit.

published on : 4th March 2021

Coronavirus surge forces Sao Paulo to shut as Buenos Aires reopens

A swell of COVID-19 cases is halting samba steps in Brazil's biggest metropolis while Argentina's capital tiptoes its way back to the tango floor.

published on : 4th March 2021

EPFO fixes 8.5 per cent interest on provident fund deposits for 2020-21

There were speculations that the EPFO would lower interest on provident fund deposits for this fiscal from 8.5 per cent given in 2019-20.

published on : 4th March 2021

Texas schools, stores divided on masks as mandate ends

The pushback to Abbott's decision included one of his own pandemic advisers, who said he was not consulted ahead of time.

published on : 4th March 2021

Asset growth at NBFCs, housing finance companies to jump in fiscal year 2022: Ind Ra report

The rating agency said that the system liquidity has improved considerably while the majority of large non-banks have strengthened their capital buffers.

published on : 4th March 2021

PIL in Supreme Court for appointment of regular CBI Director by govt

The petition has pointed out that the top court in its judgement had clearly held that the tenure of CBI Director would be two years, and this was to ensure that there is no ad-hocism

published on : 4th March 2021

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The government on Wednesday had announced that everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1.

published on : 4th March 2021

Uddhav government says SOPs for COVID-19 care centres will be formed by March 31

Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis said he had written four letters to chief minister on the rise in incidents of crime against women in COVID-19 care centres.

published on : 4th March 2021

Pakistan Super League's COVID-19 count goes up to 6 after three more players test positive 

The PCB said in a statement that the three players are from two different teams and they will now self-isolate themselves for 10 days.

published on : 4th March 2021

Six states including Maharashtra, Kerala account for 85.51 per cent of new COVID-19 cases: Centre

According to the health ministry, 17,407 new coronavirus cases were registered in the last 24 hours, out of which Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 9,855.

published on : 4th March 2021

'When life gives you lemons': 7-year-old in US raises money for own brain surgery via lemonade stand

Always eager to help out and with an eye toward entrepreneurship after a childhood spent around a small business, the little girl volunteered to help raise money for her upcoming operation.

published on : 4th March 2021
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