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Germany extends Covid-19 curbs till January

Berlin, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that the federal and state governments have agreed to extend the country's current Covid-19 restrictions till January 10, 2021.

In a statement on Wednesday, Merkel said that Germany was still "very far away" from target numbers regarding the coronavirus pandemic, reports Xinhua news agency.

The death toll was very high, which showed the responsibility of the federal and state governments.

The aim is to reach a level of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days, the Chacellor noted.

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Russia-led security bloc backs WHO in fighting Covid-19

Geneva, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) The Russia-led Collective...

UNGA President calls for joint efforts to fight 'infodemic'

United Nations, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) UN General Assembly (...

US federal judge strikes down Donald Trump's H1-B rules on higher wage, add...

New York, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) A US federal judge has struck...

Ex-French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing passes away

Paris, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) Valery Giscard d'Estaing, the...

Janet Yellen expected to pass further fiscal stimulus

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden...

First vaccines will go to healthcare workers: US panel

New York, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS) Healthcare workers and...

Twitter pays tribute to late MDH CEO Dharampal Gulati, one of the world's oldest CEO

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UITV): MDH owner ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati died on December 3. Gulati, 98, suffered cardiac arrest today around 5 AM in the morning. Popularly known as "Spice King", Gulati was born (1923) and raised in Sialkot, Pakistan. His father Dharampal’s father Chuni Lal sold spices from a small shop Mahashian Di Hat. He left studies at a very young age to help his father at the shop.

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Amit Shah-Amarinder Singh meet on farmers' issue

New Delhi, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- A crucial meeting started on...

Bollywood drugs probe: 2 Narcotics Control Bureau officials suspended

Mumbai, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- In a major embarrassment, the N...

Cyclone Burevi: Amit Shah dials Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs, assures support

New Delhi, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- Union Home Minister Amit Sha...

Soldier commits suicide in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district

Srinagar, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- An army man shot himself with...

J.P. Nadda to visit Uttar Pradesh from Dec 25 to 28

Lucknow, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- BJP president J.P.

6 of family killed in Hyderabad car accident

Hyderabad, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS)- Six members of a family were...

Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed

Hong Kong, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, along with two others -- Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow -- were sentenced to 13.5, seven and 10 months in prison, respectively, for besieging the city's police headquarters in June 2019.

Wong, Lam and Chow, who were leaders and members of the disbanded Demosisto, a pro-democracy group advocating the city's independence, were sentenced on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency.

They three have been accused of inciting others to participate in an unauthorized assembly, organizing an unauthorized assembly, and knowingly taking part in an unauthorized assembly.

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Israeli lawmakers pass preliminary vote to dissolve Parliament

Tel Aviv, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) Israeli lawmakers have voted in a...

China's Chang'e-5 probe completes sampling on moon

Beijing, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS) China's Chang'e-5 probe has completed...

Iranian President calls for suspension of UN nuke inspections

Tehran, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on...

Cyclone Burevi to hit Sri Lanka with heavy rain, strong winds

Colombo, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS) Sri Lanka's Meteorology Department on...

Roscosmos calls landing of China's Chang'e-5 historic event

Beijing, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS) The landing of China's Chang'e-5...

Sri Lankan appoints new state minister in charge of Covid-19

Colombo, Dec 1 (UITV/IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa...

Haryana Ratna Award given to Ambala man by NRIs in Canada

Toronto, Nov 15 (UITV/IANS)- The Haryana Association of North America (HANA) has conferred its annual Haryana Ratan Award on Ambala man Sandeep Goel, who is the CEO of ICICI Bank in Canada.

HANA President Kuldeep Sharma and Indian Consul General Apurva Srivastava presented the award to Goel at the second annual gala of the largest organization of the Haryana diaspora in North America at Marriott Hotel in Brampton.

"The aim of HANA is to connect the Haryana diaspora with their roots, keep our traditions alive, promote business relations with Haryana and honour top Haryanvi achievers in North America," said Kuldeep Sharma who comes from Faridabad and is one of the top hoteliers in Canada.

Accepting the award, Goel said: "It is a matter of great pride for me and my entire family to receive this recognition from the community given how close I am to Haryana. I was born in Ambala city and though my upbringing took place in Delhi I am deeply connected to my place of birth as I spent two months of summer break each year in different parts of Haryana. My marriage to my wife Bindu who is also a proud Haryanvi further deepened my connection with the state."

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Indians biggest beneficiaries as Canada to admit 401,000 new immigrants

Toronto, Nov 1 (UITV/IANS)- Canada will admit a record 401,...

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155 companies of indian origin have over $22 bn investments in US: Report

New Delhi, June 17 (UITV/IANS) A total of 155 companies with...

MEA: Indians with global citizenship help stranded indians substantially

NEW DELHI, May 28 (UITV): The Indian diaspora in several...

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Christopher Nolan: India is a wonderful place to be in and engage with filmmaking

New Delhi, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- Christopher Nolan feels Hindi films happen to retain the fundamental reasons due to which we enjoy cinema, and that Hollywood has lost some of that essence.


In an IANS interview, the Oscar-winning Hollywood maverick added that his trips to India made him aware of the thriving world of Bollywood. He loves everything about the Indian film affair -- from the emotions and the drama, to the action and the music revelry.

"(With) my trips to Mumbai, I started engaging more and more with Bollywood and the broad strokes of those movies. They happen to (have the) real fundamental reasons that we watch cinema, and I...

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Vijay Varma says I probably have the best fans on social media

New Delhi, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- Actor Vijay Varma, who rose to...

Actress Nikki Bella congratulates John Cena on wedding

Los Angeles, Dec 3 (UITV/IANS)- Actress and former wrestler...

Radhika Apte-starrer 'A Call To Spy' to get digital release in India

Mumbai, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS)- A Call To Spy, the international...

Ellen Page changes name to Elliot, announces being 'trans'

Los Angeles, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS)- Ellen Page, the Oscar-...

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg gets protection from stalker

Los Angeles, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS)- Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has...

Actress Dia Mirza on two decades of Miss Asia Pacific pageant win

Mumbai, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS)- Actress Dia Mirza reminisces about...

US colleges, varsities seek $120bn Covid-19 relief

Washington, Dec 3(UITV/IANS)- A coalition of US colleges and universities has urged Congress and President Donald Trump's administration to finalise negotiations on a Covid-19 relief with at least $120 billion for higher education.

As "the scope of the financial duress of students and institutions has only grown" due to the pandemic, schools face an increase in student financial need and Covid-specific costs, as well as a decline in enrollments and auxiliary revenues, Xinhua news agency quoted a letter signed by the American Council on Education and 100 other groups on Wednesday.

U. colleges and universities face "a crisis of almost...

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Prayagraj student is PETA's 'volunteer of the year'

Prayagraj, Dec 3(UITV/IANS)- The People for the Ethical...

Karnataka medical, dental colleges re-open amid Covid spread

Bengaluru, Dec 2(UITV/IANS)- Over 500 medical, dental,...

Online classes helped students complete curriculum in a pandemic: Nishank

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UITV/IANS)- Union Education Minister Ramesh...

K'taka launches learning management system to help 4.5L students

Bengaluru, Dec 1(UITV/IANS)- Karnataka Chief Minister B.S....

Medical colleges in Odisha to reopen from Dec 1

Bhubaneswar, Dec 1(UITV/IANS)- The Odisha government on Monday...

NYC announces plan to reopen public schools

New York, Nov 30(UITV/IANS)- New York City Mayor Bill de...

Google spied on employees before firing them: US Labour Board

San Francisco, Dec 3(UITV/IANS)- The US Labour Board has accused Google of violating its laws by allegedly spying on workers who were organising protests against workplace discrimination, and then firing them.

Several other employees were fired in the wake of employee protests against workplace discrimination at Google but according to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the US, the terminations of two employees, Laurence Berland and Kathryn Spiers, violated labour laws, reports The Verge.

Berland and Spiers were fired by the tech giant in late 2019 in connection with employee activism.

"Berland was...

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Amazon in talks to buy podcast publisher Wondery: Report

San Francisco, Dec 3(UITV/IANS)-  Amazon is reportedly in...

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Samsung names new chiefs of its memory, foundry businesses

Seoul, Dec 2(UITV/IANS)- Samsung Electronics on Wednesday...

Zoom quadruples its revenue again, adds 63K new subscribers

New Delhi, Dec 1(UITV/IANS)- Riding on the pandemic-driven...

China's Chang'e-5 probe prepares to land on moon

Beijing, Dec 1(UITV/IANS)- China's Chang'e-5 probe is...