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INDIA CROSSES 1 MILLION CORONAVIRUS CASES: INDIA BECOMES 3RD COUNTRY TO CROSS 1 MILLION COVID-19 CASES

With a record single-day surge of 34,956 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally zoomed past 10 lakh on Friday, just three days after it crossed the nine-lakh mark, according to the Union health ministry data. The total coronavirus caseload in the country surged to 10,03,832, while death toll mounted to 25,602 with the highest number of 687 fatalities recorded in a day,…

Google announces $10bn investment in India to support health, education, and agriculture

Google will invest $10bn (£7.93bn) in India in the next five to seven years, the chief executive of its parent company Alphabet Inc has announced. Sundar Pichai spoke at the annual Google for India event, held online. The investment will be used to build products and services for India, help businesses go digital and use technology “for social good”. “This…

India Coronavirus Update: Covid-19 crosses 900,000 & 540 deaths in one day

Indian Coronavirus latest news: Total number of cases in India has now crossed the 900,000 mark. Maharashtra has 260,924 cases, Delhi 113,740, and Tamil Nadu 142,000. Indian Coronavirus latest update: India has recorded over 28,000 new cases in a day to take its total number of Covid-19 cases to 907,645. This is the third consecutive day when India has recorded over 28,000…

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GERMANY’S EXOLAUNCH EXPANDS BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA

Exolaunch, a provider of launch, deployment, and in-space transportation services, has expanded its business operations and sales in North America by opening offices in Denver, CO and Washington, DC. To lead its US operations (Exolaunch, Inc. doing business as Exolaunch USA), capture new market opportunities, and continue business growth in the region, Exolaunch USA has hired aerospace executive Chris Hearsey…

Spain’s PM Sanchez pledges 206 million euros for volcano-hit La Palma

Spain will provide 206 million euros ($239 million) to help the island of La Palma recover from its volcanic eruption, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Sunday. “Next Tuesday, the cabinet will approve a package of very powerful measures” to assist in areas such as infrastructure reconstruction, water supply, employment, agriculture and tourism, he told a news conference during a…

France rules against tighter curbs on porn websites on legal technicality

A French court on Friday, citing a legal technicality, rejected a claim brought by two children’s associations that aimed to tighten access to some of the world’s biggest porn websites. Through their complaint against France’s top telecom firms, the groups had hoped to block or further restrict children’s access to nine top porn sites, including PornHub and Xvideo But the…

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Norway raises interest rates, says another hike likely in December

Norway’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate on Thursday and said it expects to hike again in December, as it joins a short but growing list of nations moving away from emergency-level borrowing costs. Norges Bank’s monetary policy committee raised the sight deposit rate to 0.25% from a record low of zero, as forecast unanimously in a Reuters poll…

UK MANUFACTURERS TO GET BIG CONCESSION ON POST-BREXIT QUALITY MARK

The UK government is to grant a major concession to British business by prolonging the deadline for companies to adopt a new “UKCA” safety and quality mark for their goods after Brexit. The one-year extension for UK products to continue using the EU’s “CE” safety mark came after businesses warned that they would not be ready for the planned post-Brexit…

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WINNERS DECLARED ON UK REALITY SHOW ‘LOVE ISLAND’

The winners of the seventh season of ITV2’s reality show “Love Island” were revealed Monday night. Liam Reardon and Millie Court will take home (and split) the grand prize of £50,000. The winners of the seventh season of ITV2’s hit reality show “Love Island” were declared on Monday night: Liam Reardon and Millie Court will take home (and split) the grand prize of £50,000.…

Cannes: ‘Unclenching the Fists’ Wins Un Certain Regard Top Prize

Andrea Arnold headed up the 2021 jury for the official film festival sidebar competition. This year’s Un Certain Regard competition opened with Arthur Hariri’s Onoda – 10,000 Nights in the Jungle, about a Japanese soldier who refused to surrender after the end of WWII. Other films in the 20-strong lineup featured a major assortment of on-screen talent, including Justin Chon’s…

Kristen Stewart Flashes A Ring On Her Wedding Finger Yet Again! Is she married to Girlfriend Dylan Meyer ?

Kristen Stewart, who gained immense fame for her lead role as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga film series, has been making the news lately regarding whether or not she has got hitched. For the unversed, Stewart has been in a relationship with girlfriend Dylan Meyer (screenwriter of the show Miss 2059) since August 2019. The Snow White and the…

French Actress Lea Seydoux Tests Positive For Covid-19: May not attend Cannes 2021

Paris: One of France’s most famous actresses Léa Seydoux, may miss the Cannes Film Festival after testing positive for COVID-19. James Bond actress Lea Seydoux, who was to appear next week at the Cannes Film Festival, where organisers are trying to keep COVID-19 contagion in check, has tested positive for COVID-19 in Paris, entertainment site Variety reported on Saturday. The world’s…

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THYLANE BLONDEAU, THE ‘MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE WORLD,’ TURNS HEADS IN BLACK LINGERIE AT PARIS FASHION WEEK

Thylane Blondeau is gushing over her recent appearance at Paris Fashion Week. The 20-year-old model donned black lingerie during the Etam Live Show on Monday. Blondeau, who has been named the “most beautiful girl in the world,” accessorized with black heels adorned with feathers. Blondeau wore her hair in a natural wave and donned a toned-down makeup look. “Wowwww,” Blondeau…