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Covid-19: Delta variant detected in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Authorities say the first delta variant in the community has been detected in Sri Lanka. Dr Chandima Jeewandara, Director of immunology and molecular medicine of the Sri Jayewardenepra University says the delta variant has been detected in five samples collected from the capital Colombo. Dr. Jeewandara says it’s the first community detection. Previously, two […]

Business

Satya Nadella elevated as Microsoft chairman

BENGALURU: Satya Nadella has been elevated as chairman of Microsoft, a recognition of how dramatically he has transformed the world’s largest software maker as chief executive over the past seven years. He will continue to also hold the CEO position. This makes it the first time since 2000, when co-founder Bill Gates stepped down as […]

Sports

Buffalo Bills WR Cole Beasley on league’s new COVID-19 protocols: NFLPA ‘a joke’

5:22 PM ET Marcel Louis-JacquesESPN BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley is not happy with the NFL and NFLPA’s newly agreed-to COVID-19 protocols for training camp and the preseason, and he aired his concerns Thursday on Twitter. The latest COVID-19 policy heavily restricts unvaccinated players while allowing vaccinated players to return to […]

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Nicaragua Denies Entry to New York Times Journalist Amid Escalating Crisis

MEXICO CITY — A New York Times journalist was denied entry into Nicaragua on Thursday amid a nationwide crackdown against the media and civil society in the Central American nation. Anatoly Kurmanaev, who recently joined the Times’s Mexico City bureau after years covering Venezuela, had his ticket to Managua canceled by the airline he was […]