Indian-American Maju Varghese gets key post in Joe Biden administration

Maju Varghese

Washington: Indian-American Maju Varghese, who previously served as a key member of the Biden campaign and the inaugural committee, has been appointed as the deputy assistant to US President Joe Biden and director of the White House Military Office. Maju Varghese, a lawyer by training, had previously served as the COO of the Biden campaign during the 2020 presidential election and later as the executive director of the inaugural committee. “Maju...

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Among pandemic, India adds 40 new names in global list of billionaires

Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani

Mumbai: Forty Indians have entered the billionaires’ club in the pandemic-stricken 2020. The new additions have taken the number of those in the coveted list to 177, a report said on Tuesday. Mukesh Ambani continued to be the wealthiest Indian with a networth of USD 83 billion. The head of Reliance Industries witnessed a 24 per cent jump in fortunes and climbed up one spot to be the eighth richest globally,...

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Rape accused out on bail, kills survivor’s father in Uttar Pradesh

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Hathras (Uttar Pradesh): A rape accused man shot dead Monday evening the father of the victim in a village of this district. The rape accused was briefly put behind bars in 2018, but has been out on bail ever since. An argument at around 4.30pm between the family of the victim and the accused’s family outside a temple ended up in the shooting. The survivor’s father was critically injured and died en...

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Food adulteration: Poor rate of conviction behind growing menace

A Malgodown police official disposing of a huge amount of adulterated spice packets near Sikharpur area in Cuttack, Monday

Bhubaneswar: Food adulteration is a heinous criminal offence since it is not only cheating the consumers but also poses serious health hazards to them. Despite this, rising cases of food adulteration has turned out to be a major cause of concern, especially in the absence of any exemplary action against the unscrupulous businessmen involved in it. Data available from the Odisha State Food Safety Department indicate that the conviction rate in...

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Airtel acquires spectrum worth Rs 18,699 crore in auction

New Delhi: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel said Tuesday it has acquired radiowaves worth Rs 18,699 crore in the latest spectrum auction. Bharti Airtel has acquired 355.45 MHz spectrum across Sub GHz, mid band and 2300 MHz bands, giving it the ‘most formidable’ spectrum holding in India, the company said in a statement. All of the spectrum will enable Airtel to deliver 5G...

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Indian-American Maju Varghese gets key post in Joe Biden administration

Washington: Indian-American Maju Varghese, who previously served as a key member of the Biden campaign and the inaugural committee, has been appointed as the deputy assistant to US President Joe Biden and director of the White House Military Office. Maju Varghese, a lawyer by training, had previously served as the COO of the Biden campaign during the...

Ganjam district’s South Africa returnee tests positive for COVID-19

Ganjam district’s South Africa returnee tests positive for COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the highly contagious new strain of COVID-19 has been a cause of concern, a South Africa returnee of Digapahandi area in Ganjam district has tested positive for the virus. Public Health Director, Niranjan Mishra informed this Tuesday. The person has been admitted at a hospital here and his condition is learnt to...

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LG launches new OLED TV for Rs 1,99,990

New Delhi: LG Tuesday launched a new OLED 48CX TV which promises an incredibly seamless and immersive gaming experience with blazing fast gameplay at Rs 1,99,990 in India. Powered by NVIDIA G-SYNC, LG's OLED 48CX offers super responsive gaming with no tearing and stuttering, making users feel like the action is happening right in front of them....

3 days after positive report 25 VSSUT students test negative for COVID-19

3 days after positive report 25 VSSUT students test negative for COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: In a bizarre turn of event, the 25 students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla who had reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 three days ago have were declared negative Tuesday after another round of tests. Health Secretary Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra termed ‘false’ the earlier tests carried out on the students. “None of the...

Ahan Shetty, Tara Sutaria’s ‘Tadap’ to hit theatres Sep 24

Mumbai: Tadap starring Sunil Shetty's debutant son Ahan Shetty and actress Tara Sutaria, is all set to hit the big screen September 24. Tara and Ahan Tuesday shared the poster of the film on Instagram. It has Ahan hugging Tara. "Yeh pyaar ki #Tadap ab anjaam tak le jayegi. Experience the magic in #SajidNadiadwala's #Tadap - An...

Parineeti Chopra-starrer ‘Saina’ to release March 26

Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra took to Instagram to announce the release date of her new film Saina. The biopic based on the life of badminton ace Saina Nehwal is slated to release March 26. Parineeti shared the poster of the film and captioned it: "SAINA! In cinemas 26th March @nehwalsaina #AmoleGupte @manavkaul @eshan.naqvi #BhushanKumar #DeepaBhatia @sujay.jairaj #RaseshShah...

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Pfizer, Oxford vaccines reduce severe COVID-19 in elderly, says study

London: The Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in reducing severe coronavirus infection among people aged 70 years and above, according to a study. The research posted as a pre-print and yet to be peer-reviewed, estimated the effect of both the COVID-19 vaccines on laboratory confirmed symptomatic disease in individuals aged 70 years or older...

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