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Posts published in “Day: September 15, 2020”

We could end the virus pandemic in 2022: Gates

Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist, is optimistic the Covid-19 pandemic could end in 2022 if countries cooperate and do “a brilliant job”. In a Skype interview…

Can Dhoni lead CSK to their fourth IPL title?

When MS Dhoni takes the field for Chennai Super Kings on Sept 19, he will do so as a former India cricketer. International retirement may…

2 reinfection cases confirmed in Noida

Two healthcare workers from a Noida hospital could be the country’s first genetically proven cases of Covid-19 reinfection, according to the preprint of a research…

India’s Covid-19 cases cross 5 million

India has become the second country in the world after the US to record 5 million Covid-19 cases, with the last 1 million coming in…

Donald Trump says Oracle close to TikTok deal

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had heard that Oracle Corp was very close to a deal over ByteDance’s TikTok, even as sources said…

Bill Gates: 3 of 6 vaccines in trials may work

A vaccine for Covid-19 is expected early next year and of the six leading ones which are undergoing trials probably three of them will work,…

‘Mughal museum’ to now hold Braj artifacts

Additional chief secretary, UP, Awanish Awasthi told TOI on Tuesday “the museum will be dedicated to what is Indian, the Braj culture, tradition and heritage”.…

SC halts TV show ‘vilifying’ minorities

Stopping further telecast of a TV programme allegedly insinuating that Muslims were attempting to infiltrate the civil services, the Supreme Court said as the highest…

SC halts TV show ‘vilifying’ minorities

Stopping further telecast of a TV programme allegedly insinuating that Muslims were attempting to infiltrate the civil services, the Supreme Court said as the highest…

FB does not profit from hate speech: India MD

Speaking publicly for the first time after the recent controversy around not banning influential people posting hate messages on its platform, Mohan told TOI: “It’s…

Revived grass root democracy in J&K: India

India on Tuesday said it has revived grass root democracy and provided a new momentum to social and economic development in Jammu and Kashmir despite…

India wants Queen’s Counsel for Kulbhushan

​Senior advocate and former Solicitor General Harish Salve is the natural choice for India as he’s the only Indian lawyer to be appointed Queen’s Counsel…

Netizens celebrate 61 glorious yrs of Doordarshan

Doordarshan completed 61 glorious years today (September 15). India’s first television service provider Doordarshan was established on Sep 15, 1959. The channel gave some iconic…

FB and fake news: Read ex-worker’s account

While Facebook has heralded improvements to its fight against disinformation in the United States, it has been slow to deal with fake accounts that have…