Multiple people shot in US city Atlanta, at least one dead, five injured: Police

As per reports, multiple people have been shot, on Saturday evening, in a district in the United States city of Atlanta in Georgia. Police officials in a press conference following the incident said that they are in the midst of investigating an incident where one person was killed and five others sustained injuries after being […]

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Vaccinated people accounting for majority of Covid deaths in US: Report

A new study has found that around 58 per cent of people who have died due to COVID-19 in the United States were vaccinated or had received a booster shot. As per the analysis conducted for The Health 202 by Cynthia Cox, vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, most than two-thirds of them received at least […]

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Amazon plans to lay off at least 10,000 people, job cuts may begin this week: Reports

On Monday, a report by the New York Times citing people with knowledge of the matter said Amazon is planning to lay off at least 10,000 employees as early as this week. They will focus on the company’s devices unit which includes several products including Alexa and other appliances, as well as the retail division and […]

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Elon Musk’s mother wants people to ‘stop being mean to him’

Elon Musk’s mother, Maye Musk, has urged people to “stop being mean to him”. She was speaking as part of an interview for a BBC documentary, The Elon Musk Show, in which she described her son as a genius and how his massive success of the reason he “gets a lot of hate”.  Musk’s companies, […]

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Iran accuses more than 750 people of ‘incitement to killing’ in ‘recent riots’

In the midst of widespread demonstrations following the death of Mahsa Amini, local media stated that Iran’s judiciary had accused more than 750 individuals in three provinces for taking part in “recent riots”.  Since the protests started in mid-September, more than 2,000 people have already been accused, with about half of them in Tehran, according to […]

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‘Let Taiwan still be the Taiwan of the Taiwanese people,’ says President Tsai

In a ferocious pre-election rebuke to China, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen declared on Saturday that her life’s work was to ensure that the island continued to belong to its people and that Taiwan’s existence was a provocation to no one.  Taiwan’s local elections on November 26 occur one month after Chinese President Xi Jinping won […]

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By 2100, in Europe 90,000 people will die due to hot weather, warns European Environment Agency

Extreme weather events are fast becoming a reality. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned that heatwaves can kill 90,000 Europeans annually if nothing is done.  This warning comes as a report released on Monday by the World Health Organization said that so far this year at least 15,000 deaths can be attributed to the […]

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No relief for the people: China to ‘unswervingly’ stick to its zero-COVID policy, says health official

China’s strict zero-Covid rules have been in place for more than two years and during this time, many cases of the troubles citizens have faced due to them have come to light. Recent reports suggested that the disruptive rules may soon be taken down. However, on Saturday health officials dashed this hope and said that […]

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Israel election 2022: Jewish extremists spray noxious liquid on polling booths to desist people from voting

Residents of Ramat Beit Shemesh in Israel found it difficult to cast their vote as the polling stations were sprayed with noxious liquid. The local media reported that the Jewish extremists were responsible for this incident as they want to discourage people from voting in the general elections on Tuesday. It is believed that these […]

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Electrolux to lay off 4,000 people worldwide citing heavy losses in third-quarter

On Friday, Europe’s biggest home appliances maker and Sweden-based company, Electrolux, reported heavy losses in its third quarter which they have attributed to supply chain disruptions and weak market conditions. The company is also set to cut 4,000 jobs as a part of a cost-cutting programme.  The company reported a loss of at least 605 […]

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