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Month: April 2021

Covid effect: Maharashtra promotes all students in Class 1st to 8th without exams

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) In a significant move, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote all students studying in Class I to Class VIII without exams to the next level, School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced here on Saturday. “In view…

US added 916000 jobs in March

Washington, April 3 (IANS) US employers added 916,000 jobs in March, with the unemployment rate edging down to 6.0 per cent, the Labor Department reported. Job growth was “widespread” in the month, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, public and…

India recorded 81,466 new Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours

India overtakes US in daily Covid cases New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India has overtaken the US to become the country with second-highest daily Covid-19 cases in the world. Brazil leads the chart with 91,097 cases recorded in the last 24…

UP schools to now remain closed till April 11

Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday extended the closure of Classes 1 to 8 in all schools till April 11, in view of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. On March 30, the state government had ordered…

Nora Fatehi’s scorching challenge to fans

Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Actress and dancer Nora Fatehi scorches social media with her new Instagram post on Friday, and challenges fans saying she doesn’t think they “can take it”. “Wet hair, bronzed skin… see i dont think that u can…

Signal is fastest growing app as WhatsApp privacy policy inches closer

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid the brouhaha over new and controversial WhatsApp privacy policy that is set to come into force from May 15, privacy-focused messaging app Signal became the fastest-growing app globally, including in India, both in downloads and…

Google to invest over $44 mn in taxi-hailing firm Kakao Mobility

Seoul, April 2 (IANS) Tech giant Google will invest more than 50 billion won ($44.15 million) in Kakao Mobility Corp., the top taxi-hailing company in South Korea. Google will invest in Kakao Mobility by acquiring new shares worth 56.51 billion won,…

Celebrity Mural Artist and Musician One Bouriyaphon, stage name “One Hunned”, stands for his community.

As an Asian American himself, One Hunned understands the need to raise awareness for racial injustices taking place across our nation. One Hunned takes a call to action in his mural of Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old immigrant from Thailand who…

Emissions from auto LPG vehicles much lower than BS-VI grade petrol: Study

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Even as the country looks at electric vehicle to provide pollution free transportion options, a study has suggested that in the intervening auto LPG can be a better and cleaner fuel option than regularly used petrol…

Shruti Haasan on working in Covid times : I get tested very often

Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has been shuttling between Chennai and Hyderabad to shoot her upcoming films. With Covid cases continuing unabated, and with places like Mumbai seeing a sharp rise, she is being extra cautious. Talking about how…