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  06 Aug 2020

In focus, 06 Aug 2020

Nintendo achieves profit target as more people take to gaming during lockdown

Sony Corp., which too has a game unit with its PlayStation series, also reported positive results earlier this week.

06 Aug 2020 8:50 PM

Forcing TikTok to sell its US business could end up killing the open internet

Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.

06 Aug 2020 8:19 PM

ByteDance boss in a predicament over Trump's ultimatum on TikTok

Zhang Yiming has been given just six weeks to find a buyer for the app in the United States or have it banned in its second largest market.

06 Aug 2020 7:05 PM

Trump's Facebook, Twitter post removed for saying children 'almost immune' to coronavirus

Action taken over 'misinformation', but the American Academy of Pediatrics says children appear to transmit COVID-19 less than adults.

06 Aug 2020 5:25 PM

Weavers left high and dry

A pandemic and the reduced demand have driven the weaver community, known for their exquisite craftsmanship into dire state

06 Aug 2020 5:03 PM

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Sensex ends 362 points higher after RBI policy, Nifty tops 11,200

Tata Steel was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 4 per cent

06 Aug 2020 4:59 PM

Twitter hacking suspect's Zoom hearing interrupted by porn and rap

The Zoom users who disrupted the hearing had of course disguised their names.

06 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

Stories are the new heroes of Hindi Cinema says Writer Rohan Shankar

Rohan Shankar’s journey has been long and with some set-backs and bounce backs

06 Aug 2020 4:33 PM

Know About Pradeep Goyal - A popular personal finance blogger

CashOverflow educates people about managing their finances smartly so that they could make the right financial decisions in their life

06 Aug 2020 4:20 PM

Nirav Modi's remand extended to August 27, trial to start in September

He was told the next hearing in the case will be a case management hearing ahead of a trial set for five days from September 7

06 Aug 2020 4:19 PM

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Curfew imposed in Assam's Sonitpur after clashes over Ram Mandir celebrations

The clash broke out after some local minority organisations raised objection to a bike-rally by Bajarang Dal activists in Thelamara area

06 Aug 2020 4:12 PM

TV actor Sameer Sharma commits suicide in Mumbai

He was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the kitchen of his flat at Neha building in Chincholi Bunder in Malad

06 Aug 2020 3:49 PM

Delhi HC directs action against illegal online labs collecting COVID-19 samples

The petition, by doctor Rohit Jain, had contended that such entities were "misrepresenting themselves as medical diagnostic laboratories"

06 Aug 2020 3:48 PM

Canadian citizen sentenced to death in China on drug charges

China has similarly sentenced two other Canadians to death on drug trafficking charges last year as a diplomatic row escalated with Canada

06 Aug 2020 3:28 PM

Lalu Yadav shifted to RIMS director's residence amid COVID-19 fear

Doctors said that he is suffering from heart, renal and other serious diseases and needed to be kept away from COVID-19 patients

06 Aug 2020 3:24 PM

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Strict lockdown measures raise suspicions of virus outbreak in North Korea

An exchange between the country and the United Nations provides new clarity about what might be happening in North Korea

06 Aug 2020 3:06 PM

RBI increases gold loan-to-value ratio to 90%, interest rates unchanged

Monetary Policy Committee after three days of deliberations voted unanimously to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent

06 Aug 2020 2:52 PM

North Korea issues flood alert as South reports 16 dead

North Korea is particularly vulnerable to sustained heavy rain as many mountains and hills have long been stripped of vegetation

06 Aug 2020 2:42 PM

Pulitzer winning novelist Shirley Ann Grau passes away at 91

Grau won the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for her fourth book 'The Keepers of the House'

06 Aug 2020 2:20 PM

Heavy rain topples signage of Bombay Stock Exchange building

The 'BSE' signage atop the towers broke-off and was dangling from the facade of the building, officials said

06 Aug 2020 2:04 PM

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