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US: Massive fire destroys a quarter of Pier 45 at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf
A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman'...
Scientists identify drugs that may block coronavirus from jumping to uninfected cells
They said sometimes this hijacking interferes with the ...
Uber cuts 3,000 jobs as virus slashes payroll by 25%
The ride-hailing giant will be closing or consolidating 45 offices globally, and almost ...
Zuckerberg-funded scientists: Rein in hate on Facebook
The researchers, including 60 professors at leading U.S. research institutions, wrote the Facebook CEO on Saturday asking Zuckerberg to "consider stricter policies on misinformation and incendiary language that harms people," especially during the current turmoil over racial injustice.
Over 300 Indians fly home on board special Air India flight from New York
The Air India flight from J F K International Airport to Bengaluru flew on May 25 and had 329 passengers, including two infants, according to officials.
Rs 1 lakh air ticket not an option for many stranded
Even as the Indian govt readies the second phase of its Air India repatriation flights, named Vande Bharat Mission, for the scores of Indian nationals stranded abroad the opportunity means nothing as they cannot afford the Rs 1 lakh or so needed to fly back home and stay in 14-day hotel quarantine.
Twitter to let staff work from home permanently, even after coronavirus pandemic ends
Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey told employees Tuesday that they can work from home permanently, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends. Most Tw...
Twenty-one people test positive for coronavirus aboard cruise ship off San Francisco
Twenty-one people tested positive for coronavirus on Friday aboard a ship that was denied entry to San Francisco Bay after a number of passengers and crew developed flu-like symptoms on the vessel, which had been linked to infections from an earlier voyage.
Indian-US firms working together on atleast 3 COVID-19 vaccines: Ambassador Sandhu
Indian Ambassador to United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu on May 10 said that there are at least three vaccines on which Indian and US compan...
Covid-19: Air India schedules 7 commercial flights to repatriate nationals from the US
Some of the Indian nationals stranded in the US due to Covid-19 related international travel restrictions will fly back home on Sunday on a non-scheduled commercial flight from New Jersey to Mumbai and Ahmedabad, even as authorities said another five flights have been arranged to repatriate others still stuck in the country.
Tesla sues over shutdown, Musk threatens to leave California
Alameda County, where the Fremont factory is located, is scheduled to remain shut until the end of May,
US unemployment rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression
The losses reflect what has become a severe recession caused by sudden business shutdowns in nearly every industry. Nearly all the job growth achieved during the 11-year recovery from the Great Recession has now been lost in one month.
15,000 people, 12 nations, 7 days air evacuation begins on 7th
As per the plan, day 1 will see special flights of Air India taking off for Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh, Doha, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Dhaka and Manila to repatriate 2,300 Indians.
Uncertainty sees companies suspending guidance
Covid-19 Impact Large cos such as Infosys, Larsen & Toubro, Hindustan Unilever, among others, feel business is an evolving situation in the midst economic uncertainty during the pandemic, and guidance would be improbable
Twitter swings to 1Q loss despite revenue growth as costs up
The San Francisco company reported Thursday that average daily users grew 24% year over year, the highest ever growth rate in the company's history. Twitter has added 14 million daily users since the previous quarter. The company said growth was driven by seasonal strength, product improvements and interest in coronavirus.
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