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MBA programmes in US bearing brunt of COVID-19

MBA programmes in US bearing brunt of COVID-19

New York [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): Business schools that spent months planning MBA classes with a few on-campus experience are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 crisis as weeks before classes start some of those plans are already suffering and falling apart. According to The Wall Street Journal, last week, t...

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US teen behind Twitter hack that hit accounts of Barack Obama, Elon Musk

US teen behind Twitter hack that hit accounts of Barack Obama, Elon Musk

Washington [US], August 6 (ANI): The teenager who allegedly hacked the Twitter accounts of former US President Barack Obama, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, among other noted personalities in July had started off by convincing an employee of the microblogging platform that he was a co-worker, according to auth...

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Women rally against domestic violence in Turkey

Women rally against domestic violence in Turkey

Ankara, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of women staged simultaneous rallies across Turkey, urging the country's authorities to take decisive measures against gender-based domestic violence.In Istanbul on Wednesday, the demonstrators carrying the name tags of the women who were murdered by their male partner...

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Japanese luxury brand introduces handbag for carrying watermelon effortlessly

Japanese luxury brand introduces handbag for carrying watermelon effortlessly

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): Japanese luxury leather brand Tsuchiya Kaban has introduced a new handbag, which is specially crafted to hold a single watermelon perfectly, reports Boing Boing. The leather bag made by designer Yusuke Kadoi was launched as a part of the brand's 'The Fun of Carryi...

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51 bodies of migrants recovered at Mexico-US border

51 bodies of migrants recovered at Mexico-US border

Mexico City, Aug 6 (IANS) Since 2019, the bodies of 51 foreign migrants have been recovered at the Mexico-US border, authorities said.In a statement on Wednesday, Mexico's National Institute of Immigration (INM) said that members of its Beta Group special task force recovered the bodies from a deser...

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Bhajans, Jai Shri Ram chants at Times Square to celebrate 'bhoomi pujan' at Ayodhya

Bhajans, Jai Shri Ram chants at Times Square to celebrate 'bhoomi pujan' at Ayodhya

By Reena Bhardwaj New York [US], Aug 6 (ANI): A large group of people, including the Indian diaspora, gathered near the digital billboard of Ram temple in New York's Times Square on Wednesday to celebrate the 'bhoomi pujan' at Ayodhya.The crowd also sang 'bhajans' and chanted 'Jai Sri Ram'."We reall...

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Virtual court hearing into Twitter hack 'zoombombed' with porn

Virtual court hearing into Twitter hack 'zoombombed' with porn

San Francisco, Aug 6 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a virtual court hearing for a teenage hacker who is accused (along with two others) of compromising the Twitter accounts of 130 high-profile users itself fell victim to zoombombing when a set of hackers started playing porn clips and loud music duri...

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Brazil mulls extending emergency aid amid pandemic

Brazil mulls extending emergency aid amid pandemic

Brazilia, Aug 6 (IANS) Brazilian Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said that the government was considering extending an emergency economic aid program to the nation's poorest citizens amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Brazil will face another "one or two more months of economic difficulties" as a result of th...

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Over 110 students quarantined in US state

Over 110 students quarantined in US state

Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) More than 110 students have been ordered to quarantine at home for 14 days after six children and a school staffer tested COVID-19 positive in a school district in the US state of Mississippi.Taylor Coombs, spokesperson for the Corinth School District, told CNN on Wednesday ...

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India-US strategic ties would be central in times ahead, says Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu

India-US strategic ties would be central in times ahead, says Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Washington DC [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Wednesday local time said that the strength of the India-US strategic partnership would be central in the times ahead."The strength of India's strategic partnership with the United States will be centra...

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