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Banksy’s latest artwork pays tribute to George Floyd

Reclusive British street artist Banksy published a new artwork online on Saturday which depicts the United States flag being set alight by a candle that forms part of a memorial to an anonymous, black, silhouetted figure. The artwork appeared as thousands of people gathered in London and other cities around the world to protest the […]

Covid Live: Delhi drowns in flood of patients

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Brazil reports 904 deaths in 24 hours The Latin American nation has registered 35,930 deaths and 6,72,846 confirmed cases. Haryana to reopen malls from Monday However, the government has barred this resumption in Gurugram and Faridabad. OPEC extends nearly 10M barrel cut by a month The 13-member cartel […]

Turned away by 8 hosps, pregnant woman dies

NOIDA: A 30-year-old woman in the eighth month of her pregnancy died on Friday evening in an ambulance after eight hospitals either referred her to another facility as she showed symptoms of Covid-19 or cited lack of beds. The woman and her family were on the road for 13 hours when she breathed her last.The […]

Pakistan ex-minister raped me: US blogger

Representative image ISLAMABAD: An Islamabad-based US national claimed on Friday that she was assaulted and raped by top politicians of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party almost a decade ago. The charges, denied by all the three men she has accused, came after days of an online conflict with the PPP.The American woman, a blogger and […]

SC seeks reply to bank’s plea on DRT paralysis

NEW DELHI: The banking industry has sought relief from the Supreme Court from the double blow dealt to it by Covid pandemic. First, it depressed financial activities and second, Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRTs) have remained shut for more than two months due to lockdown, seriously impeding recovery of dues.Kotak Mahindra Bank, through senior advocate V […]

Guj Cong packs 65 MLA in hotels after 3 resign

AHMEDABAD: A desperate Gujarat Congress has packed its flock of 65 MLAs into three resorts and hotels to keep them together ahead of the crucial Rajya Sabha polls.With eight Congress MLAs resigning ever since RS polls were announced — three, namely Akshay Patel (Karjan), Jitu Chaudhary (Kaprada) and Brijesh Merja (Morbi), resigned in the past […]

India, China talks end on ‘positive trajectory

NEW DELHI: India and China held their first round of talks between senior military officers on Saturday at the Chushul-Moldo point along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh with sources expressing “satisfaction at the positive trajectory” in the bid to resolve the month-long troop confrontation in the Himalayan region.There was no official word on […]