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Trump Nominates Indian-American Manisha Singh as OECD Envoy

Manisha Singh (Photo Credit: Twitter) US President Donald Trump has nominated senior Indian-American diplomat Manisha Singh as his envoy to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). PTI Washington Last Updated: May 5, 2020, 12:09 PM IST US President Donald Trump has nominated senior Indian-American diplomat Manisha Singh as his envoy to […]


Trump Eyes New Tax Cuts for Next Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a wide range of tax-cut proposals for businesses and investors in the next coronavirus response bill as it tries to shift from government spending programs to support the economy toward measures that aim to reinvigorate growth. The list of ideas under discussion includes a reduction in the capital […]


Long March 5B Rocket Launched by China, Test Flight Successful for Future Moon Mission

The Long March 5B carrier rocket takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang, Hainan Province, China. (Photo credit: Reuters) The Long March 5B will, one day, transport astronauts to a space station that China plans to complete by 2022 – and eventually to the Moon. Last Updated: May 5, 2020, 6:56 […]


Jets WR Quincy Enunwa still can’t play, out for 2020 season

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa, who played only one game in 2019 because of a neck injury, won’t play in 2020 after being placed Tuesday on the physically unable to perform list, the team announced. This was the expected outcome for Enunwa, 27, whose once-promising NFL career could be over. The Jets also […]


Disney to evaluate movies on a case by case basis amid coronavirus

People wearing facemasks, amid concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, talk on a street in front of a poster for the Disney film “Mulan” in Vientiane on March 11, 2020. Mladen Antonov | AFP | Getty Images Disney isn’t giving up on movie theaters in the wake of the coronvirus pandemic, but […]


District administration should also take suggestions from legislators: Nitish | विधायकों से भी सुझाव ले जिला प्रशासन : नीतीश

पटना, 5 मई (आईएएनएस)। बिहार में मंगलवार को कोरोना संक्रमण को लेकर सर्वदलीय बैठक बुलाई गई। बैठक में सभी दलों के नेताओं ने फीडबैक दिए और अपने सुझाव रखे। इस दौरान मुख्यमंत्री ने जिला प्रशासन से संबंधित विधायकों से भी सुझाव लेने की बात कही। मुख्यमंत्री ने सभी राजनीतिक पार्टियों के विधायक दल के नेताओं […]

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Massive fire at residential tower in Sharjah’s Al Nahda, firefighters on spot

On Tuesday night, a massive fire engulfed a residential tower in UAE’s Sharjah. The building has been identified as one Abbco Tower in Al Nahda. According to the latest inputs, Sharjah Civil Defence teams rushed to the spot and evacuated all residents. However, efforts are still underway to douse the fire, reported the United Arab […]


California Sues Uber and Lyft, Claiming Workers Are Misclassified

OAKLAND, Calif. — California’s attorney general and a coalition of city attorneys in the state sued Uber and Lyft on Tuesday, claiming the companies wrongfully classified their drivers as independent contractors in violation of a state law that makes them employees. The law, known as Assembly Bill 5, requires companies to treat their workers as […]


New York Giants claim ex-Cowboys QB Cooper Rush off waivers

The New York Giants claimed quarterback Cooper Rush off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday. Rush was waived on Monday after the Cowboys signed Andy Dalton. Rush served as Dak Prescott‘s backup prior to the addition of Dalton. The move reunites Rush and former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett, who was hired this offseason as […]


Airbnb to lay off nearly 1,900 people, 25% of company

Airbnb plans to lay off nearly 1,900 employees, or about 25% of the company, a person familiar with the plans confirmed to CNBC. The layoffs were first reported by The Information, which reported the news would be broken to employees by CEO Brian Chesky in a call starting around 3pm ET. “We are collectively living […]