Israel announces successful launch of new spy satellite

Israel announces successful launch of new spy satellite

Monday, 06 July 2020 | AP | Jerusalem

Israel's Defence Ministry announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite early on Monday. It said the Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite was launched at 4 a.m. from central Israel into space. It described the Ofek as an electro-optical reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities. Shortly after the launch, it said the Ofek...

Zydus Cadila gets approval from Mexican authority to test COVID-19 drug

Zydus Cadila gets approval from Mexican authority to test COVID-19 drug

Monday, 06 July 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received approval from Mexico's regulatory authority Cofepris to test one of its lead research candidate Desidustat in the management of COVID-19. "Clinical and regulatory development of Desidustat in COVID-19 is being executed in Mexico by Avant Sant Research Center S.A. de C.V.,...

Apple purges over 4,500 games from China App Store

Apple purges over 4,500 games from China App Store

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | IANS | Beijing

Apple has removed at least 4,500 games from China's App Store under the pressure from the Chinese government to comply with its Internet policies. More than 3,000 games were removed from Apple's China App Store in just two days last week, which is one of the biggest game purges on Apple's...

Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps

Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June 29, the day the ban was imposed there was a 229 percent increase in the number of searches for Tik Tok and a 255 percent increase...

South Africa's daily rise surpasses 10,000

South Africa's daily rise surpasses 10,000

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | AP | Johannesburg

For the first time, South Africa is reporting more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day. That brings the country's total confirmed cases to more than 187,977, by far the most of any country in Africa. South Africa also has surpassed 3,000 deaths in this outbreak. Cases continue to rise...

Singapore reports 136 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 136 new COVID-19 cases

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | PTI | Singapore

Singapore, Jul 5 (PTI) Singapore has recorded 136 new COVID-19 cases, mostly foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to 44,800, according to the health ministry. Among the new COVID-19 infections, 18 are from the community. Twelve of the 18 cases from community...

US dips under 50,000 new coronavirus cases

US dips under 50,000 new coronavirus cases

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | AP | Baltimore (US)

The United States has dipped under 50,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th Independence Day weekend will act like rocket fuel for the nation's surging outbreak. Johns Hopkins counted 45,300 new...

Kanye West says he''s running for President in 2020 elections

Kanye West says he''s running for President in 2020 elections

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | PTI | Los Angeles

Rapper Kanye West has announced that he is running for the office of President this year. The multiple Grammy winner took to social media on country's 244th Independence Day (July 4) to share the news. "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our...

State Editions

Panic grips VIMSAR as ICU doc infected

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam reports 188 new Covid cases, 1 death

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CM hails octogenarian’s Covid battle win

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Baleswar Covid+ man goes to sorcerer

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Singhania students excel in CBSE exam

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Athagarh declared Containment Zone

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

A case for cobots

12 July 2020 | Pradeep David | Agenda

Hope in the times of pandemic

12 July 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Covid tales: The joy of homecoming

12 July 2020 | Vandana Srivastava | Agenda

Astroturf | Unlock the mind to heal

12 July 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Online education: Dispel fear of surveillance

12 July 2020 | Madhav Govind | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m enjoying working on OTT platforms’

12 July 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer