Coronavirus weakens job market for record number of Chinese graduates
Graduates are worrying less about catching the virus than the impact it will have on their careers as company-organised recruiting events on campuses across China are pushed back or cancelled amid nationwide bans on public gatherings to avoid the spread of disease.
New clause added to IT Act: Onus of content not generated by users on social media platforms
‘Safe harbour protection’ only if intermediaries...
KSRTC Bus Accident: Toll rises to 20 in Tamil Nadu bus tragedy; survivors shell shocked
The bus was proceeding to Thiruvananthapuram from Ben...
Beijing autoshow postponed due to coronavirus
The Beijing autoshow, which is held every two years, attracted 820,000 people in 2018 from 14 different countries and regions. This year's event was due to take place between April 21 and 30. Organisers said the event would be cancelled to "do a good job of epidemic prevention and control" and to protect the "physical health" of exhibitors and visitors.
Shopping on Amazon, ordering food online & video chatting: What life looks like in a Coronavirus quarantine
People stay engaged in the world and fulfill many activities of their regular lives.
China virus death toll rises to 1770; total cases climb to over 70,500
Of the new deaths, 100 were from Hubei Province, three in Henan, and two in Guangdong. Though 10,844 people had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, China's National Health Commission said in its daily report said that 7,264 people were still suspected to be infected by the deadly virus.
Quarantined passengers disembark ship in Japan; new China coronavirus cases fall
Hundreds of people began disembarking a quarantined cruise ship off Japan on Wednesday as the death toll from the new coronavirus in mainland China passed 2,000 and the number of new cases in the country fell for a second straight day.
MediaTek launches gaming series chipsets: Helio G70 & G80
The Helio G70 and G80 are aimed at new premium smartphone users and gaming enthusiasts who want high-end features at mid-tier price points. The new chipsets will power major smartphone brands that will first hit the market in India, later this month.
China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 on Monday as international experts began meetings with their Chinese counterparts on how to tackle an epidemic that has caused global concern.
Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak named new finance minister of UK
Sunak is set to move into No. 11 Downing Street as he takes charge of the second most important govt position.
Stick to valuation or go with the momentum is a million-dollar question: Nilesh Shah
In investing, as long as there is one investor willing to buy without looking at price or valuation, the price can go higher and higher. We saw that during the Harshad Mehta bull run, says the Managing Director of Kotak AMC.
They documented the Coronavirus crisis in Wuhan. Then they vanished
Several professional news organizations have produced incisive reports on the outbreak. A revolt against government censorship broke out on Chinese social media last week after the death of Li Wenliang, the Wuhan doctor who had tried to warn of the virus before officials had acknowledged an outbreak.
China's Communist Party faces its biggest crisis since SARS
China's ruling Communist Party needs to make a politically fraught decision: Admit a viral outbreak isn't under control and cancel this year's highest-profile official event. The party is already facing criticism of its heavy-handed censorship, on display during the outbreak, and other social controls under President Xi Jinping, who took power in 2012.
Demolition of Maradu flats in Kochi turns spotlight on controlled explosion
The Kochi demolitions have brought to the fore controlled implosion, a method that has been used to raze buildings in the West for decades but is still relatively uncommon in India, thanks to lack of expertise and the availability of cheap labour for alternative methods.
US announces proposal with Taliban to reduce violence in 7 days
A lasting reduction in violence in Afghanistan would open the door to advancing the ongoing peace talks and could allow the parties to sign a deal that has been pending in recent months, mainly due to insurgent attacks in the country.
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