Sweden spared surge of coronavirus cases but many questions remain

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A train pulls into the Odenplan subway station in central Stockholm, where morning commuters without masks get off or board before settling in to read their smartphones. Whether on trains or trams, in supermarkets or shopping malls — places where face masks are commonly worn in much of the world — Swedes go about their … Read more Sweden spared surge of coronavirus cases but many questions remain

Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Till October 5: Government

Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Till October 5: Government

Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Till October 5, Online Classes To Continue Image credit: Shutterstock New Delhi: Schools in Delhi will stay closed till October 5, the city’s Directorate of Education has declared amid a spike in coronavirus cases in the capital. Online classes will continue but teachers or staff can be called to school … Read more Delhi Schools To Remain Closed Till October 5: Government

Delhi Schools To Remain Shut For All Students Till Oct 5: AAP Government

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Schools across the country have been shut since mid-March due to COVID-19 restrictions New Delhi: All schools in the national capital will continue to remain closed till October 5 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delhi government announced on Friday. The latest guidelines by the Centre, however, have allowed calling students of classes 9 … Read more Delhi Schools To Remain Shut For All Students Till Oct 5: AAP Government

Tech Sell-off Hits Wall Street As Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

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Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday after data showed high levels of weekly jobless claims, while technology-related stocks resumed their slide with Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc among the biggest drags on the Nasdaq. Nine out of the 11 major S&P 500 sector indexes were lower, with technology stocks leading sectoral declines. … Read more Tech Sell-off Hits Wall Street As Jobless Claims Remain Elevated

Tech Sell-off Hits Wall St As Jobless Claims Remain High

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Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday after data showed high levels of weekly jobless claims, while technology-related stocks resumed their slide with Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc among the biggest drags on the Nasdaq. Nine out of the 11 major S&P 500 sector indexes were lower, with technology stocks leading sectoral declines. … Read more Tech Sell-off Hits Wall St As Jobless Claims Remain High

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Remain Perched At Higher Levels; Housing Marches On

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WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week and applications for the prior period were revised up, suggesting the labor market recovery had shifted into low gear amid fading fiscal stimulus. The weekly jobless claims report from the Labor Department on Thursday, the most timely … Read more U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Remain Perched At Higher Levels; Housing Marches On

3.2 Lakh Households Remain Without Electricity Connection Till August-end Under Saubhagya Scheme: Govt

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(Image for representation) Among the four states with un-electrified households, Uttar Pradesh tops the chart with 2,53,785 households followed by Jharkhand at 60,925, Chhattisgarh at 3,519 and Assam at 2,193 as on August 31, 2020. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: September 17, 2020, 6:21 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: … Read more 3.2 Lakh Households Remain Without Electricity Connection Till August-end Under Saubhagya Scheme: Govt

Trump Raises Questions About TikTok-Oracle Deal If ByteDance Ties Remain

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WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump raised questions on Wednesday about plans by China’s ByteDance to keep a majority stake in the U.S. operations of popular social media platform TikTok after six Republican lawmakers urged him to reject the proposal. Trump said he would be briefed on Thursday about a proposal that calls for Oracle … Read more Trump Raises Questions About TikTok-Oracle Deal If ByteDance Ties Remain

Fed Keeps Rates Steady, Pledges To Remain On Hold Until Inflation Rises

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WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve kept interest rates pinned near zero on Wednesday and promised to keep them there until inflation is on track to “moderately exceed” the U.S. central bank’s 2% inflation target “for some time.” The change in guidance is part of the Fed’s monetary policy shift announced last month that is aimed … Read more Fed Keeps Rates Steady, Pledges To Remain On Hold Until Inflation Rises

Senator Rubio Urges Trump To Scrap TikTok-Oracle Deal If Bytedance Ties Remain

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WASHINGTON: Republican Senator Marco Rubio called on the Trump administration to reject a proposed deal for Oracle to become a “trusted technology provider” for popular social media platform TikTok’s U.S. operations if ties to current Chinese owner Bytedance remain. Marco Rubio, the first senator to call on the administration to investigate TikTok, said in … Read more Senator Rubio Urges Trump To Scrap TikTok-Oracle Deal If Bytedance Ties Remain