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Poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for Covid-19, passes away

Home / India News / Poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for Covid-19, passes away Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for coronavirus, passed away at an Indore hospital on Tuesday after suffering two heart attacks, said doctors treating him. He was 70. “He suffered two heart attacks today and could…

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Opposition leader ‘safe’ after leaving Belarus

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSvetlana Tikhanovskaya: "Not one life is worth what is happening now"Belarus's main opposition leader says she took a "very difficult decision" to leave the country, after disputing an election result she claimed was rigged.In a YouTube video, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said she did it for her children as…

Met Office thunderstorm warning: Tropical 97F heatwave to sweep in blistering storms

The Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for the whole of the UK that will last until Thursday, as temperatures soar to a blistering 36C (97F) in the south east due to high pressure sweeping in from Europe. In addition, flood warnings are in place across Wales, England and Scotland as heavy rainfall…

Trump exits briefing as man shot near White House

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch President Trump being rushed out of news conferenceUS President Donald Trump was escorted out of a news conference after Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who claimed to be armed outside the White House.The Secret Service said the incident happened one block from the…

Universities told to hold places open until appeal

Image copyright PA Universities in England are being told to keep places open for students if they appeal against A-level results.Amid uncertainty about replacement exam grades, Universities Minister Michelle Donelan has urged university heads to be as "flexible as possible".It means if students miss the required grades but successfully appeal, they could still start next…

Pupils return to classrooms after lockdown

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Pupils at Kelso High School are among the first in the UK to begin the new 2020/21 academic year Scotland's pupils have returned to classes for the first time since lockdown began nearly five months ago. Borders and Shetland schools are the first to reopen with most others following…

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Trump Suggests US May Seek “Substantial” Damages From China Over COVID-19

"We haven't determined the final amount yet," Trump said. "It's very substantial."

US conducting ‘serious’ investigations into China’s response to outbreak

Coronavirus, US Deaths: There have been more than 55,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the United States and the pandemic has shut down huge...

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Opposition leader ‘safe’ after leaving Belarus

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSvetlana Tikhanovskaya: "Not one life is worth what is happening now"Belarus's main opposition leader says she took a "very difficult decision" to leave the country, after disputing an election result she claimed was rigged.In a YouTube video, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said she did it for her children as…

Met Office thunderstorm warning: Tropical 97F heatwave to sweep in blistering storms

The Met Office has issued a yellow thunderstorm warning for the whole of the UK that will last until Thursday, as temperatures soar to a blistering 36C (97F) in the south east due to high pressure sweeping in from Europe. In addition, flood warnings are in place across Wales, England and Scotland as heavy rainfall…

Trump exits briefing as man shot near White House

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch President Trump being rushed out of news conferenceUS President Donald Trump was escorted out of a news conference after Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who claimed to be armed outside the White House.The Secret Service said the incident happened one block from the…

Universities told to hold places open until appeal

Image copyright PA Universities in England are being told to keep places open for students if they appeal against A-level results.Amid uncertainty about replacement exam grades, Universities Minister Michelle Donelan has urged university heads to be as "flexible as possible".It means if students miss the required grades but successfully appeal, they could still start next…

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Wall Street Nears Record Market Highs: Live Updates

Wall Street was close to hitting a remarkable milestone on Tuesday, one that defies the human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the worsening relations between the United States and China, and a stalemate in Washington that is stymieing efforts to support Americans.The S&P 500 rose only slightly, but it is just short of…

Hertz Seeks Bankruptcy Loan After Share Sale Falls Through

(Bloomberg) -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is seeking debtor-in-possession financing for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its unusual attempt to raise money by selling potentially worthless shares fell through.The rental-car company said in a regulatory filing Monday it is looking for new sources of cash with the travel business in a deep slump and proceeds…

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, over 11,000 deliveries in July

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, according to new data, and sales are also stabilizing. In China this morning, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) held a press conference in Beijing to update the public on the status of the automotive industry’s recovery. Overall, it is good news for the market, which…

HEALTH & FITNESS

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Fate of college football season could be decided Tuesday

Kansas City metro area health officials are grappling with how to handle continuing case count increases after reopening businesses more than a month ago.What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Monday the state has 31,730 cases confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 387 deaths since the outbreak started.…

With no end to the pandemic in sight, coronavirus fatigue grips America

Please enable cookies on your web browser in order to continue. The new European data protection law requires us to inform you of the following before you use our website: We use cookies and other technologies to customize your experience, perform analytics and deliver personalized advertising on our sites, apps and newsletters and across the…

Landmark transplant in 1960s Virginia performed with heart stolen from a Black man

Home News Bruce Tucker was brought to the Medical College of Virginia Hospital on May 24, 1968, after falling and suffering a skull fracture. (Image: © Special Collections and Archives, Tompkins-McCaw Library, Virginia Commonwealth University) On May 25, 1968, surgeons in Richmond, Virginia, performed a successful heart transplant, one of the world's first, on a…

A mouthwash to defeat COVID-19? Scientists say a mouthwash could lower infection spread

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Aug 11, 2020, 16:59 ISTclose01/5Can using a mouthwash reduce risk of COVID transmission?It has been eight months since we first heard about the presence of the novel coronavirus infection. Now, we have over 20 million active cases worldwide and the pandemic is slowing no signs of making an exit.…

What you need to know about COVID-19: Global cases surpass 20 million

Video above: Doctor discusses COVID-19 symptoms for children vs adultsAs U.S. leaders work to control the spread of coronavirus, researchers across the country -- and globe -- are working to answer the mysteries that remain around infections.One of those mysteries: why the experience can be so vastly different from person to person. One expert said…
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Blending features and styling from two very American icons, the Ford Mustang and Tesla, Aviar R67 aims to be the world’s first electrified muscle car. It uses the platform from Tesla Model S and desi…
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Poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for Covid-19, passes away

Home / India News / Poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for Covid-19, passes away Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for coronavirus, passed away at an Indore hospital on Tuesday after suffering two heart attacks, said doctors treating him. He was 70. “He suffered two heart attacks today and could…

“Was Offended And Hurt By Name-Calling,” Sachin Pilot Tells NDTV

Sachin Pilot returned to Jaipur today after ending his rebellionNew Delhi: Congress's Sachin Pilot, back in Rajasthan after ending his month-long revolt against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, said today that he had "no hard feelings" and was no longer part of the state government but he expected the "head of the family" to resolve disputes…

India among 20 countries interested in obtaining Covid-19 vaccine from Russia

SynopsisRDIF has seen strong global interest in the vaccine and plans to conduct Phase 3 clinical trials in different countries, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Brazil, India and Philippines, and start mass production in other countries in partnership with local sovereign wealth funds, including India, South Korea and Brazil, as well as, in Saudi Arabia, Turkey…

Six Congress MLAs resign from Manipur assembly after BJP-led govt wins trust vote

Home / India News / Six Congress MLAs resign from Manipur assembly after BJP-led govt wins trust vote Imphal: Six opposition Congress members of the Manipur legislative assembly (MLAs) have submitted their resignation to the Speaker Y Khemchand Singh, said Okram Henry Singh, one of the lawmakers, who have quit. Md Abdul Nasir, who represented…

Health & Fitness

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Fate of college football season could be decided Tuesday

Kansas City metro area health officials are grappling with how to handle continuing case count increases after reopening businesses more than a month ago.What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Monday the state has 31,730 cases confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 387 deaths since the outbreak started.…

With no end to the pandemic in sight, coronavirus fatigue grips America

Please enable cookies on your web browser in order to continue. The new European data protection law requires us to inform you of the following before you use our website: We use cookies and other technologies to customize your experience, perform analytics and deliver personalized advertising on our sites, apps and newsletters and across the…

Landmark transplant in 1960s Virginia performed with heart stolen from a Black man

Home News Bruce Tucker was brought to the Medical College of Virginia Hospital on May 24, 1968, after falling and suffering a skull fracture. (Image: © Special Collections and Archives, Tompkins-McCaw Library, Virginia Commonwealth University) On May 25, 1968, surgeons in Richmond, Virginia, performed a successful heart transplant, one of the world's first, on a…

A mouthwash to defeat COVID-19? Scientists say a mouthwash could lower infection spread

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Aug 11, 2020, 16:59 ISTclose01/5Can using a mouthwash reduce risk of COVID transmission?It has been eight months since we first heard about the presence of the novel coronavirus infection. Now, we have over 20 million active cases worldwide and the pandemic is slowing no signs of making an exit.…

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Wall Street Nears Record Market Highs: Live Updates

Wall Street was close to hitting a remarkable milestone on Tuesday, one that defies the human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the worsening relations between the United States and China, and a stalemate in Washington that is stymieing efforts to support Americans.The S&P 500 rose only slightly, but it is just short of…

Hertz Seeks Bankruptcy Loan After Share Sale Falls Through

(Bloomberg) -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is seeking debtor-in-possession financing for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its unusual attempt to raise money by selling potentially worthless shares fell through.The rental-car company said in a regulatory filing Monday it is looking for new sources of cash with the travel business in a deep slump and proceeds…

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, over 11,000 deliveries in July

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, according to new data, and sales are also stabilizing. In China this morning, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) held a press conference in Beijing to update the public on the status of the automotive industry’s recovery. Overall, it is good news for the market, which…
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Wall Street Nears Record Market Highs: Live Updates

Wall Street was close to hitting a remarkable milestone on Tuesday, one that defies the human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the worsening relations between the United States and China, and a stalemate in Washington that is stymieing efforts to support Americans.The S&P 500 rose only slightly, but it is just short of…

Hertz Seeks Bankruptcy Loan After Share Sale Falls Through

(Bloomberg) -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is seeking debtor-in-possession financing for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its unusual attempt to raise money by selling potentially worthless shares fell through.The rental-car company said in a regulatory filing Monday it is looking for new sources of cash with the travel business in a deep slump and proceeds…

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, over 11,000 deliveries in July

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, according to new data, and sales are also stabilizing. In China this morning, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) held a press conference in Beijing to update the public on the status of the automotive industry’s recovery. Overall, it is good news for the market, which…

Gold tumbles over 4%, set for sharpest daily slide in 5 months as yields pop

Metals Stocks Published: Aug. 11, 2020 at 11:28 a.m. ET Russia claims it has registered a coronavirus vaccine AFP/Getty Images Gold futures fell sharply Tuesday, putting bullion on track for its steepest daily slide in nearly five months as global stocks found some support from Russia’s approval of a coronavirus vaccine, though that approval was…

Online payments group Stripe poaches GM’s finance chief

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Lucid Motors claims its all-electric Air sedan will have a range of 517 miles

Lucid Motors may have a “range anxiety” killer on its hands. The Newark, California-based startup announced that its forthcoming all-electric sedan, the Lucid Air, will have an eye-popping range of 517 miles. That means that when the Air eventually goes on sale — a production version is expected to make its debut in September, but…

Small Business Optimism Tumbles as Virus Uncertainty Climbs

The confidence of small business owners in the U.S. took a hit in July as coronavirus case surged and reopening plans were delayed or rolled-back, data from the National Federation of Independent Business showed Tuesday. The NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index fell 1.8 points to 98.8 in July. Economists had expected the index to hold…

This number shows a stunning reversal in the chances of Main Street’s survival

Somerville's Main Street on June 2. A sign posted to the lamp post from the Downtown Somerville Alliance advertises curbside pickup and takeout.Downtown Somerville AllianceThe pandemic is still raging on in the U.S., yet 64% of small business owners on Main Street are confident that they can survive for more than a year under current…

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9:22 AM ETBen BabyESPN Staff Writer CloseESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduateCINCINNATI -- Bengals cornerback Trae Waynes could be on the mend for a while after suffering a pectoral injury during Monday's practice, a source confirmed to ESPN.According to a report from NFL…

Lakers vs. Nuggets score, takeaways: LeBron James, Los Angeles hold off Denver late for much-needed win

Kyle Kuzma has been one of the few encouraging stories for the Lakers inside of the Disney bubble, and he just gave them their biggest lift yet. Not only did he score 25 points on 11-of-16 shooting, but he hit the game-winning 3-pointer with only 0.4 seconds remaining in a 124-121 victory over the Denver…

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Wall Street Nears Record Market Highs: Live Updates

Wall Street was close to hitting a remarkable milestone on Tuesday, one that defies the human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, the worsening relations between the United States and China, and a stalemate in Washington that is stymieing efforts to support Americans.The S&P 500 rose only slightly, but it is just short of…

Hertz Seeks Bankruptcy Loan After Share Sale Falls Through

(Bloomberg) -- Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is seeking debtor-in-possession financing for its Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its unusual attempt to raise money by selling potentially worthless shares fell through.The rental-car company said in a regulatory filing Monday it is looking for new sources of cash with the travel business in a deep slump and proceeds…

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, over 11,000 deliveries in July

Tesla still dominates electric car sales in China, according to new data, and sales are also stabilizing. In China this morning, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) held a press conference in Beijing to update the public on the status of the automotive industry’s recovery. Overall, it is good news for the market, which…

Gold tumbles over 4%, set for sharpest daily slide in 5 months as yields pop

Metals Stocks Published: Aug. 11, 2020 at 11:28 a.m. ET Russia claims it has registered a coronavirus vaccine AFP/Getty Images Gold futures fell sharply Tuesday, putting bullion on track for its steepest daily slide in nearly five months as global stocks found some support from Russia’s approval of a coronavirus vaccine, though that approval was…