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US President Donald Trump Slashes US Refugee Admissions To Record Low

Trump boasted of his efforts to hinder refugees at a campaign rally in Minnesota. (File) Washington: US President Donald Trump has slashed US admissions of refugees to a record low of no more than 15,000 as he fiercely denounced migrants from Somalia and other war-torn nations on the campaign trail. The State Department announced the […]


Shareholders vote out Dhanlaxmi Bank CEO

MUMBAI: Shareholders of Thrissur-based Dhanlaxmi Bank have voted out the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)-approved MD & CEO Sunil Gurbaxani at its annual general meeting on Wednesday. A filing by the bank said that 90.5% of the shareholders voted against the appointment. The shareholders’ action will pose a fresh dilemma for the central bank, which […]


IPL Betting Games on Swiggy, Zomato Discount Campaigns Halted as Google Issues Notice

Google has issued notices to popular food delivery services Swiggy and Zomato, based on the promotional discount campaigns that the two apps were running on their platforms linked to the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). The Google notice issued to Swiggy and Zomato is based on their gamification of discount campaigns, where customers on the […]


New England Patriots’ Cam Newton says Patrick Mahomes is ‘changing the game’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Cam Newton will oppose Patrick Mahomes for the first time in his career when he leads the New England Patriots against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium (CBS, 4:25 p.m. ET), but he has enjoyed watching Mahomes from afar. “Man, he’s changing the game,” Newton said Thursday. “I think […]

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New York and New Jersey join a growing list of states with contact-tracing apps residents can use.

Residents of New York and some surrounding states can now use their smartphones to track whether they have come close to someone with the coronavirus. New York and New Jersey on Thursday released apps that use new technology from Apple and Google that detects nearby phones and can notify people if they spent time with […]


Rahul holds Orange Cap, Rabada maintains Purple Cap | राहुल के पास औरेंज कैप, रबादा के पास पर्पल कैप बरकरार

डिजिटल डेस्क, दुबई। किंग्स इलेवन पंजाब के कप्तान लोकेश राहुल के पास औरेंज कैप और दिल्ली कैपिटल्स के तेज गेंदबाज कैगिसो रबादा के पास पर्पल कैप बरकरार है। राहुल ने चेन्नई के फाफ डु प्लेसिस से औरेंज कैप ली थी जबकि रबादा ने किंग्स इलेवन पंजाब के तेज गेंदबाज मोहम्मद शमी से पर्पल कैप ली है। […]

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Ex-Chicago Officer Who Fled Trial Sentenced On Drug Charges

This July 2013 photo shows former Chicago police officer Eddie Hicks. Hicks a former Chicago police officer who was captured nearly 15 years after he fled while awaiting trial on drug charges was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 to 13 years in federal prison. (FBI/Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Sun-Times via AP) A former Chicago police officer who […]


New Layoffs Add to Worries Over U.S. Economic Slowdown

The American economy is being buffeted by a fresh round of corporate layoffs, signaling new anxiety about the course of the coronavirus pandemic and uncertainty about further legislative relief. Companies including Disney, the insurance giant Allstate and two major airlines announced plans to fire or furlough more than 60,000 workers in recent days, and more […]


The NFL is taking the coronavirus seriously. Are the teams? Why the Titans’ COVID-19 outbreak was a wake-up call

The Tennessee Titans‘ COVID-19 outbreak is not the end of the NFL’s 2020 season. It is the beginning of the most important part of it. This week’s developments are shocking only to those who’d settled comfortably into the familiar rhythms of football season and forgotten the potentially impossible circumstances under which this one is being […]

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Yuri Orlov, Bold Champion of Soviet Dissidents, Dies at 96

Yuri Fyodorovich Orlov was born on Aug. 13, 1924, in a village near Moscow to Fyodor Pavlovich Orlov, a truck driver who became an aviation engineer, and Klavdiya Petrovna Lebedeva. His father died when Yuri was 9. He served in the Soviet Army from 1944 to 1946 as an artillery officer; finished high school in […]