Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
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Germany plans travel ban, WHO team in Wuhan meets Chinese scientists & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Trump finds himself abandoned by the city that made his name

San Francisco: The backlash against President Donald Trump is cutting into the heart of his brand: New York City real estate and landmarks. The city...

Covid-19 hospitalisations continue to rise in New York, no slowing of rate of positive tests

Travelers from the UK face more restrictions due to a new variant of the virus spreading, with the US insisting arriving Britons have a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours of departing the country.

Nirav Modi’s brother Nehal charged for committing fraud worth $2.6 million in New York

Nehal Modi is indicted for obtaining diamonds from one of the world's biggest firms LLD on favourable terms, and then liquidating them for his own ends.

Japan expects fewer births in 2021, New York braces for possible second wave & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

‘Will never forget the sound of bodies smashing on ground’ — 9/11 survivor, 19 years later

Edouard Pierre Goubert worked in the North Tower of the World Trade Center when it was hit by two hijacked planes on Tuesday, 11 September 2001.

Covid death rates in New York city could exceed 1918 Spanish Flu mortalities

The full report for 2020 won’t be ready for a couple of years, but there’s enough data available now to estimate how Covid might rank among the pestilences that have beset NYC.

Mexico moves to ban junk food for children, China holds secret high-level meet & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

New York launches national ad campaign to promote masks

Titled 'Mask Up America', the ad features celebrities such as Robert De Niro, Jamie Foxx and Ellen Pompeo, and arrives as many people still refuse to wear masks in public.

New York City records no Covid deaths for the first time since March

The milestone marked the end of a four-month stretch since New York City reported its first Covid fatality on 11 March. NYC has reported 18,670 confirmed Covid deaths.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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