Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Brexit trade deal becomes law after Queen gives Royal Assent Brexit trade deal becomes law after Queen gives Royal Assent

As EU leaders and citizens bade farewell, Johnson said there would be no bonfire of regulations to build a "bargain basement Dickensian Britain" and that the country would remain the "quintessential European civilization". That overall treaty will be...

India will have coronavirus vaccine within days, says AIIMS Director India will have coronavirus vaccine within days, says AIIMS Director

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), India's drug regulator, will be meeting on January 1 to further review the emergency use applications of Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Bio...

Wall St closes out wild pandemic year with Dow, S&P at records Wall St closes out wild pandemic year with Dow, S&P at records

Boosting risk appetite globally, Britain approved the emergency use of AstraZeneca and Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine, which will start being administered on Monday. Scientists believe the new variant is more contagious than previously identifi...

Minimum wage in Montana will increase on January 1st Minimum wage in Montana will increase on January 1st

In 2020, the District of Columbia and 29 USA states, including Montana, have minimum wage rates that exceed the federal rate of $7.25 per hour. For a full-time worker at a large company earning minimum wage, annual earnings are about equal to the f...

United Kingdom agreement signed in Brussels by European Union presidents United Kingdom agreement signed in Brussels by European Union presidents

Former Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May, who resigned in 2019 after three years of Brexit acrimony in Parliament , said she would vote for Johnson's agreement. The prime minister said: "I want to thank my fellow MPs and peers for passing this...

Coronavirus: Staggered delay to schools reopening following rising infection rates Coronavirus: Staggered delay to schools reopening following rising infection rates

The Education Minister, Peter Weir, had previously said schools would reopen in the first week of January . He added: "We must continue to do all we can to keep children in school". It remains the case that schools are safe. The military will pr...

Serum Institute Request For Emergency Vaccine Use To Be Considered Today Serum Institute Request For Emergency Vaccine Use To Be Considered Today

As India eagerly awaits the regulatory approval for the coronavirus vaccine, a senior government official on Tuesday said that the country is at a point where the silver bullet can be expected in a "few days". Speaking about the launch, Dr Harsh Va...

CMA to announce plans to limit power of tech giants in UK CMA to announce plans to limit power of tech giants in UK

Earlier in July, the CMA called on the United Kingdom government to provide the company more powers to set up the DMU due to concerns about how Google and Facebook use digital advertising and consumer data. The study also said Google has sign...

Ford admits he knew of Phillips’ trip 2 weeks ago Ford admits he knew of Phillips’ trip 2 weeks ago

The minister said he made the decision to travel not knowing the province would be placed under lockdown on Boxing Day, and "deeply regrets" the move. "Had I been aware then of the eventual Dec/ 26 provincewide shutdown, we would have cancelled the t...

Centre to hold 6th round of talks with Farmers Centre to hold 6th round of talks with Farmers

The meeting was conducted in a cordial atmosphere and concluded on a positive note", Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told journalists after the meeting. A meeting is underway between the Centre and protesting farmer unions to resolve the ov...

US home contract signings at record levels in November US home contract signings at record levels in November

The coronavirus outbreak has forced millions of Americans to work from home and it's curtailed other activities like eating out, going to movies or visiting gyms. It was followed by Seattle with 11.7% and San Diego at 11.6%. The National Associatio...

Gold rises near 1-week high on weak dollar Gold rises near 1-week high on weak dollar

Gold headed for the highest close in seven weeks after President Donald Trump signed a US$900 billion coronavirus stimulus package, pumping more state funds into the world's top economy. Gold, seen as a hedge against inflation, has gained more than...

Czech Government Approves Brexit Trade Deal Czech Government Approves Brexit Trade Deal

The SNP has maintained they will not vote in support of the trade agreement as Scotland did not vote to quit the European Union in the first place. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have both...

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Approved In The UK Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Approved In The UK

AstraZeneca, in a statement , said that the first doses are being released so that vaccinations may begin early in the new year. On the morning of December 30, the UK Government announced it had accepted the recommendation from the UK Medicines ...

China's Sinopharm Says Vaccine '79% Effective' Against Covid 19

Scientists had cautioned that COVID-19 vaccines may only be about as effective as the flu vaccine, which generally is about 50% effective. Final proof of its effectiveness will depend on publication of more data. under the China National Biotec Group...

Treasury checks to individuals could start this week, senior official says

Single people earning up to $75,000 can expect to receive $600, while married couples earning up to $150,000 will receive $1,200. Checks will now be one the way because President Trump signed the bill into law Sunday night, December 27, just days a...

House passes bill to hike stimulus payments to American households House passes bill to hike stimulus payments to American households

If approved by two-thirds of the Senate , the override would be the first of Trump's presidency. President Donald Trump's delay in signing $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill could impact New Jersey residents. The legislation would increase the $6...

Battle over US$2,000 Covid-19 aid cheques shifts to US Senate Battle over US$2,000 Covid-19 aid cheques shifts to US Senate

With the support of many Republicans, the Democrat-led House quickly and overwhelmingly voted to increase checks to $2,000 Monday, and the potential raise now goes to the GOP-controlled Senate where its future is uncertain. "McConnell doesn't agr...

More than 19 million cases in the United States More than 19 million cases in the United States

Coronavirus is blamed for more than 330,000 deaths in the US. According to the COVID Tracking Project , US health officials recorded 121,235 hospitalizations due to the virus yesterday. India comes occupies the second place in terms of cases at 1...

London pre-open: Stocks to rise on Brexit deal, USA stimulus London pre-open: Stocks to rise on Brexit deal, USA stimulus

Bank Wealth Management in Minneapolis. "In just three days' time the Brexit transition period will end and we will have finally regained our independence", Mr Gove added. The 10-year benchmarks last fell 7/32 to a yield of 0.9531%, down from 0.93...

Opening Bell: Sensex at record high level, Nifty above 13,900; banks lead Opening Bell: Sensex at record high level, Nifty above 13,900; banks lead

At 9:15 am, the Sensex opened 0.24 percent, or 112.87points, higher at 47,466.62, while the Nifty50 index opened at 13,910.35, up 37.15 points, or 0.27 percent. The advancement of rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in India too uplifted domestic sentiments...

House lawmakers override Trump’s defense bill veto

But the outcome will define Trump's GOP, putting a spotlight on the Georgia runoff election January 5 where two Republican senators are in the fights of their political lives against Democrats in a pair of races that will determine which party contro...

Cardinal O'Malley Gets COVID Vaccine, Encourages 'All People To Be Vaccinated'

Its vaccine's late-stage trial will be held across 115 sites in the USA and Mexico with up to 30,000 participants enrolling. Up to 1,000 volunteers will be enrolled in the trial. "Addressing the unprecedented health crisis of COVID-19 has required ...

Over 190,000 ceiling fans sold at Home Depot recalled Over 190,000 ceiling fans sold at Home Depot recalled

Home Depot has announced a recall for about 190,000 ceiling fans sold online and at its stores this year after consumers of one model, the Hampton Bay Mara indoor/outdoor ceiling fan, reported blades disconnecting while in use. 082392599188) sold e...

Gold records gain on United States stimulus cheer Gold records gain on United States stimulus cheer

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Monday as US equities strengthened. On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid and $1.4 trillion in govern...

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