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    FILE PHOTO: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama talks with journalists in Geneva Reuters Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama received the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine Saturday.  The Dalai Lama, 85, encouraged others to get the shot to avoid "serious problems."  Ten other people who live in the Dalai Lama's residence were also vaccinated, AP reported. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, received on Saturday the first of the two-shot COVID-19 vaccine and encouraged others to get the life-saving shot.  The Dalai Lama and 10 other people who live at his residence received the first of the two-shot Covishield vaccine, developed by the UK pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University, said Dr. G.D. Gupta of Zonal Hospital in Dharamshala, India, where he received the shot, according to a report from the Associated Press.  According to data from...
    People place a knife to a rooster's leg before a cockfight at The Tampak Siring Temple in Bali, Indonesia on January 18, 2018. Cockfight is an old tradition in Balinese Hinduism. It is a part of the Tabuh Rah ritual, a religious purification to expel evil spirit through animal sacrifice via the blood of the roosters. Cockfights without a religious purpose are considered gambling in Indonesia. Mahendra Moonstar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images An Indian man died after being stabbed by a rooster he was training for cockfighting. The rooster had been outfitted with a three-inch knife on its leg. Though cockfighting is illegal in most countries, it continues to attract fans. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A rooster fitted with a knife around its foot stabbed its owner to death during practice for an illegal cockfight in India. Thangulla Satish, 45, died of blood loss after the rooster...
    In addition to India, Apple has also begun to diversify part of its iPad manufacturing to Vietnam According to some sources, it could start producing its tablets in India as early as this year However, it would have to use one of its local allies to start its operations, instead of relying on companies originating from China. The separation between China and some of the brands that most relied on the Asian giant for the production of their portfolio continues. According to ., Apple and other brands are very interested in a new incentive program that is being discussed within the Indian government. His intention would be to increase the value of the incentives that will be given to companies to move a more significant part of their manufacturing to the emerging nation. This incentive program would be a continuation of a series of incentives, valued at $ 6.7...
    Amazon formed ties to massive e-commerce merchants and skirted regulations to expand in India — hurting the small businesses it has publicly pledged to help, a new report says. Seven years of internal documents obtained by Reuters spell out how Amazon privileged big businesses as Indian officials tried to protect the country’s brick-and-mortar merchants. The records from 2012 to 2019 reportedly detail Amazon’s aggressive attitude toward regulations in India, where the Seattle-based empire is barred from selling products directly to consumers. It can only provide a platform for sales by third-party merchants, who sell most of the goods available on Amazon globally. “Test the Boundaries of what is allowed by law,” Amazon officials were advised in a 2014 presentation titled “Risk Analysis,” according to Reuters. The slide also reportedly urged staffers to “Establish a Strong Dawn raid Process” in case cops or other authorities ever paid them a visit. Amazon...
    Bloomberg Global bond redemption; Stock markets, crude advance: Colombia Today (Bloomberg) – Global stocks amid their longest winning streak in 17 years as optimism about the economic recovery spreads across markets. S&P futures point to a positive open after a holiday on Monday. Yield 10-year Treasury bonds hit their highest level since March, and Bloomberg Dollar index and MSCI index of emerging markets currencies fall. Crude remains near US $ 60 a barrel in New York after freezing temperatures paralyzed the Texas electrical system and disrupted crude production. In Colombia, President Iván Duque announced that the country’s vaccination plan will begin on 17 February – before the initially proposed February 20 – after the first 50,000 Pfizer vaccines arrived in the country. Additionally, through his Twitter account, he said today that 192,000 doses of Sinovac will arrive this weekend, and that the country will continue to progressively receive the doses...
    Australian Rules: Collingwood promise change after review finds systemic racism at club If Youre Eating This for Breakfast, the FDA Says Stop Immediately India Imposes Duty on Cotton Imports to Support Farmers (Bloomberg) -- India, the world’s biggest cotton grower, imposed a 10% duty on imports of the fiber to help farmers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her budget speech in parliament on Monday. © Bloomberg A bale of cotton sits in a field outside Rogers, Texas, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Cotton futures for December delivery fell 1% to 82.72c/lb after reaching 84.25c, the highest since August 13. The tax comprises a basic customs duty of 5% and an additional 5% levy to finance the development of agricultural infrastructure in the country, according to the budget documents. Load Error A levy on overseas purchases will potentially support local prices amid higher domestic production and prevent...
    The Florida Republicans weaponizing the Capitol riot against Black Lives Matter Germany seeks ways to give its vaccine campaign momentum India Imposes 10% Duty on Cotton Imports to Support Farmers (Bloomberg) -- India, the world’s biggest cotton grower, imposed a 10% import tax on the fiber to help farmers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her budget speech in parliament on Monday. © Bloomberg A bale of cotton sits in a field outside Rogers, Texas, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Cotton futures for December delivery fell 1% to 82.72c/lb after reaching 84.25c, the highest since August 13. A levy on overseas purchases will potentially support local prices amid higher domestic production and prevent distress sales by the growers. There was no duty on cotton imports until now. Load Error The government also raised the levy on raw silk and silk yarn to 15% from 10%, according...
    India will export batches of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to low and middle-income countries as early as Wednesday, according to a Reuters report. The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine was granted emergency use authorization by the World Health Organization in India on Jan. 6, according to Reuters. The current distribution plan from one of the world’s leading drug manufacturers opens the door for nations that have limited to no access to or adequate storage for vaccines. Bhutan, a small nation in Southeast Asia, will receive the first batch of exports, according to unnamed government officials, who requested anonymity until formal announcements were made in India, Reuters reported. Bangladesh is set to receive the next batch of vaccines on Thursday. “Bangladesh will receive 2 million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from India as a gift on Jan. 21,” the officials said. The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca and produced by the...
    New Delhi, India (CNN)Police in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state have arrested three people allegedly involved in the killing of the endangered Ganges river dolphin after a video of the grim incident went viral on social media, according to local police.Investigating officer Akhilesh Pratap Singh told CNN that the dolphin's carcass was found on the embankment of the Sharda canal in the Pratapgarh district on December 31. On Thursday, three individuals allegedly seen on the video were arrested, police said. Nine people -- also seen on the video -- are currently still on the run, according to Singh. The video shows a group of men with sticks and an ax bludgeoning the dolphin to death. Some laughed as the dolphin's near lifeless body was pulled around by its fin in the shallow water. Forest officer Varun Singh, who was part of the initial investigation, told CNN the dolphin had been...
    A group of men in Uttar Pradesh, India, beat a critically endangered freshwater Ganges river dolphin to death, Newsweek reported. In the video reportedly taken Dec. 31, one man held the dolphin down in the water while others beat it, according to Newsweek. Three men can be seen appearing to beat the dolphin with wooden sticks while another man appears to have an axe buried in the back of the animal. The dolphin bleeds from its wounds as it struggles in vain to get away. Horrific , difficult to watch video from UP’s Pratapgarh where these villagers beat a Dolphin ( yes a dolphin ) to death on dec 31 . Three arrested , says @pratapgarhpol . Must take a different level of depravity to do this … pic.twitter.com/KsV7eBZW4F — Alok Pandey (@alok_pandey) January 8, 2021 One man in the video told those beating the dolphin, “You are beating...
    A young patient is brought in a wheelchair to the district government hospital in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh state, India, Sunday, Dec.6, 2020. AP Photo An unidentified illness has led to hundreds of hospitalizations and at least one death in southern India, according to multiple reports.  A district surveillance officer said that over 450 people have been hospitalized with this illness that has yet to be identified, The Guardian reported Monday.  Meanwhile, India has been severely struck by the coronavirus. As of Monday, India has the second-largest number of coronavirus cases in the world, surpassing 9 million, according to Johns Hopkins University. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. An unidentified illness has led to hundreds of hospitalizations and at least one death in southern India, according to reports from various outlets. This mysterious illness was found in Eluru in the state of Andhra Pradesh pm Saturday, according to...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks one day after Americans voted in the presidential election, on November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.Drew Angerer | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Strengthening U.S. relations with India will likely remain a focus for the Biden administration, experts told CNBC. Democrat Joe Biden is set to defeat incumbent Donald Trump in the race to become the next U.S. president, according to NBC News projections on Saturday. However, Trump has refused to concede and his campaign has mounted several legal challenges over how the ballots are being tabulated. India is one of the few issues where there is a convergence between Biden and Trump and there will likely be continuity in American policy toward the South Asian country, according to Michael Kugelman, deputy director and senior associate for South Asia at the Wilson Center. He said both men see the U.S.-India partnership as a "strategic imperative."...
    This seems like a painful way to avoid taxes. A man was arrested at the Kannur Airport in Kerala, India, earlier this week after airport officials found over 2 pounds (972 grams) of flattened gold hidden in his rectum, according to recent reports. Officials with the airport’s Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) removed the gold from where it was hidden, according to a tweet from the agency on Tuesday. The man had flown into Kerala from Dubai on a GoAir flight, The National reported. DELTA AIR LINES PASSENGER CLAIMS SHE WOKE UP TO PASTOR URINATING ON HER According to the news service, there’s an 18% tax on gold in India. The 972 grams of gold that the man tried to bring into the country is worth about $60,000, according to the New York Post. TSA SCREENS 984K PASSENGERS SUNDAY, HIGHEST NUMBER SINCE APRIL However, that wasn’t the only smuggled gold on...
    It was a miracle on ice. An elderly Indian man put in a see-through freezer box after his apparent death was pulled out alive — when he was spotted moving after 24 hours in his icy coffin. Balasubramaniya Kumar, 74, was put in the frozen container so that his body could be preserved for the last rites after his brother assumed he had died in Kandhampatti Monday afternoon, according to The New India Express. But when the freezer-box company staffer came back the same time the next day to collect it, he noticed Kumar was shivering and still breathing, the reports said. “His hands are trembling, how?” a person behind a camera asked while filming Kumar in video that has gone viral in India, according to the Independent. Someone with him — identified as Kumar’s brother, Saravanan — put it down to “seizures,” according to the reports, saying, “His soul...
    An Indian man who has five daughters was so desperate for a son that he allegedly ripped open his pregnant wife’s stomach with a sickle to find out if she was carrying a boy, according to reports. The 35-year-old woman – who police said is six or seven months pregnant — and the unborn child survived the brutal attack, the Times of India reported. She was undergoing surgery Sunday night at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital. The monster dad, identified only as Pannalal, allegedly slit his wife Anita Devi’s stomach open Saturday night at their home in Budaun in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, according to India’s NDTV. Pannalal was convinced by a local priest that his wife was expecting another girl so he initially forced her to get an abortion, which she refused, according to the Times of India. “My brother-in-law often used to beat my sister for giving birth...
    A father of five daughters allegedly slit open his pregnant wife's stomach to find out if she was bearing a son this time.  The husband - who has been named Pannalal - carried out the attack in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, on September 19. He attacked his wife with a sharp-edged weapon and has been taken into custody according to Pravin Singh Chauhan, a senior police official.  A father of five daughters, named only as Pannalal, allegedly slit open his pregnant wife's stomach to find out if she was bearing a son this time His wife, believed to be around 35, was seven-months pregnant according to police. She is in a serious condition in a Bareilly hospital.  The family of the victim alleged that Pannalal wanted a son as he already had five daughters. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 60,000 mothers-to-be still...
    Wisconsin teacher creates outdoor classroom for students. Heres how Burger King prints customers orders on face masks so diners can avoid mask mumbling RBL Bank to Raise $209 Million With Preference Share Sale (Bloomberg) -- RBL Bank Ltd. plans to raise 15.66 billion rupees ($209 million) by issuing shares to five investors, including Maple II BV, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. and CDC Group Plc. © Bloomberg A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past an RBL Bank Ltd. branch on a near-empty street in Mumbai, India, on Monday, May 4, 2020. India's central bank Governor Shaktikanta Das and the chief executive officers of the nation's banks have discussed ways to ensure credit flow to businesses once the world's toughest stay-at-home order ends. The bank’s board approved the issuance of about 88.5 million preferential shares at 177 rupees a share, according to an exchange filing on Thursday. That’s about...
    Washington, Aug 10 (EFE) .- The number of people with confirmed COVID-19 infections worldwide surpassed 20 million this Monday, according to the independent count of Johns Hopkins University (USA), which also reports 733,897 deceased to date. Specifically, the confirmed cases are, until 00.00 on Tuesday GMT, 20.001.019. The country with the most infections is the United States with 5,085,821 (25.4% of the total) followed by Brazil with 3,057,470 (15.2%), India with 2,215,074 (11%), Russia with 890,799 (4.4%) and South Africa with 563,598 (2.8%). The top ten positions are completed by Mexico (480,278), Peru (478,024), Colombia (387,481), Chile (375,044) and Iran (328,844). Johns Hopkins reported the first 5 million cases in the world on May 21, reaching 10 million on June 28, while 15 million were exceeded on July 22, a trend that confirms the acceleration of the pandemic . In terms of deaths, 733,897 in total, the United States also...
    New Delhi (CNN)As India continues its battle with the coronavirus pandemic a new kind of invasion is threatening to destroy vital crops and vegetation -- the worst locust swarm the country has seen in almost 30 years.Waves of desert locusts -- millions strong and stretching up to 7 kilometers (4 miles) long -- crossed into India's western state of Rajasthan from neighboring Pakistan in early May and swarms have since pushed into five different states in search of food. The desert locust is the most destructive of all food-eating locust species because of its speed and ability to multiply rapidly, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Adult locusts can fly up to 150 kilometers (93 miles) a day and eat their own body weight -- equal to 2 grams -- worth of fresh vegetation in that period.A swarm can vary from one to several...
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