Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 8 (ANI): Amid the shortage of medical oxygen in several parts of the country due to the second wave of COVID outbreak, the Hyderabad-based startup 'The Phi Factory' is aiming to save lives through its innovative and affordable portable oxygenerator.
New York [US], May 8 (ANI): The South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) is advising news organisations against using the term 'India variant' or 'Indian variant', while describing the new strain of COVID-19 that reportedly originated out of India.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether financial technology companies including Atlanta-based Kabbage Inc may have erred while distributing billions of dollars in pandemic aid to struggling small businesses, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The investigation, led by the Justice Department's civil division, is examining whether Kabbage and other fintech companies miscalculated how much aid borrowers were entitled to from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) due to confusion over how to account for payroll taxes, the three people said. A fourth person with direct knowledge of the matter said a number of fintechs were being probed over the PPP tax issues but declined to provide names.
It will finally be about what happens inside the ring for Billy Joe Saunders when he faces Canelo Alvarez in Saturday's super middleweight unification bout at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The underdog from England has raised concerns this week about everything from the three-judge panel lacking a representative from the United Kingdom to the size of the ring he will fight Alvarez in. Ultimately, Saturday presents a the biggest opportunity of his career for Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs).
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 8 (ANI): Though Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed to clip the military's wings in the name of democratic reform, today, his Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf (PTI) has become everything he claimed to stand against, a de-facto hybrid martial law regime where ex-soldiers dominate key civilian government posts and dictate foreign policy.
International Olympic committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates said on Saturday that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead in July and August because organisers have designed a "custom-made Olympic bubble" to protect athletes and the Japanese people. Questions have been raised about the viability of the Games, already postponed by a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Tokyo in a state of emergency as Japan continues to struggle to contain the virus. Coates, the IOC point man for the Games as chair of the coordination commission, told the AGM of the Australian Olympic Committee that the nation's 484 athletes should prepare to travel north "for the experience of their lives."
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The Australian Olympic Committee amended its constitution at its annual general meeting on Saturday to ensure there’s a permanent Indigenous representation on the AOC Athletes’ Commission. The AGM passed an amendment that will require at least one Aboriginal and one Torres Strait Island representative on the Commission.
Sao Paulo [Brazil], May 8 (ANI/Xinhua): The government of the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo on Friday extended for two more weeks its restriction phase, and night curfew established to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, although it eased restrictions on businesses and restaurants.
With the price of dogecoin surging, investors are looking ahead to Elon Musk's guest-host spot on this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" comedy sketch TV show after the billionaire's tweets this year turned the once-obscure digital currency into a speculator's dream. The timing puts Musk, who is also known as an enthusiast of cryptocurrencies, back in the spotlight just as Tesla's stock is losing steam following last year's monster rally.
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BEIJING, May 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chindata Group Holdings Limited (“Chindata Group” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CD), a leading carrier-neutral hyperscale data center solution provider in Asia-Pacific emerging markets, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, May 20, 2021, before the market opens. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 20, 2021, U.S. Eastern Time, or 8:00 P.M. Beijing time on the same day to discuss the financial results. In advance of the conference call, all participants must use the following link to complete the online registration process. Upon registering, each participant will receive important details for this conference call including the date and time, a unique registrant ID, and a set of participant dial-in numbers to join the conference call. Conference ID:Registration Link:8215979http://apac.directeventreg.com/registration/event/8215979 A replay of the conference call will be accessible through May 28, 2021, by dialing the following numbers: United States Toll Free:International:Mainland, China: Hong Kong: Conference ID:+1-855-452-5696+61-2-8199-02994006-322162800-9631178215979 A live and archived webcast of the conference call will also be available at the Company's investor relations website at https://investor.chindatagroup.com/. About Chindata GroupChindata Group is a leading carrier-neutral hyperscale data center solution provider in Asia-Pacific emerging markets and a first mover in building next-generation hyperscale data centers in China, India and Southeast Asia markets, focusing on the whole life cycle of facility planning, investment, design, construction and operation of ecosystem infrastructure in the IT industry. Chindata Group provides its clients with business solutions in major countries and regions in Asia-Pacific emerging markets, including asset-heavy ecosystem chain services such as industrial bases, data centers, network and IT value-added services. Chindata Group operates two sub-brands: "Chindata" and "Bridge Data Centres". Chindata operates hyper-density IT cluster infrastructure in the Greater Beijing Area, the Yangtze River Delta Area and the Greater Bay Area, the three key economic areas in China, and has become the engine of the regional digital economies. Bridge Data Centres, with its top international development and operation talents in the industry, owns fast deployable data center clusters in Malaysia and India, and seeks business opportunities in other Asia-Pacific emerging markets. For Enquiries, Please Contact:Ms. Joy ZhangZhuo.email@example.com Ms. Xiaolin Zhaoxiaolin.firstname.lastname@example.org Chindata IR Teamir@chindatagroup.com
Beijing [China], May 8 (ANI): China's move to indefinitely suspend its economic accord with Australia was meant as a warning shot for Canberra and other middle powers in the age of intense US-China rivalry, meaning that the former country was running out of patience, say observers.
New Zealand test cricket batsman Tim Seifert has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been refused permission to board a repatriation flight from India to New Zealand. Seifert was among a group of New Zealand players and support staff from the suspended Indian Premier League who were booked on a charter flight to New Zealand on Saturday.
Washington, May 8 (PTI) Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has issued an urgent appeal to raise funds for India, which is experiencing one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 8 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Odisha Government on Friday asked the Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM and PHOs and Principal of all medical colleges to increase the frequency of refilling oxygen cylinders.
"This was not an easy decision for me as we shared many great moments together and had a lot of success," wrote Kenin, who won her maiden Grand Slam at the Australian Open in 2020. Kenin, who did not indicate whom she may select as her new coach, added she was looking forward to getting back on the court in Rome next week. The decision comes amid a string of misfortune for Kenin, who has suffered three straight losses, most recently in her Stuttgart debut.
Confronted with the critical situation in India, the Steelworkers Humanity Fund has provided emergency funds totalling $5,000 to Oxfam-Quebec to strengthen the COVID-19 humanitarian response, and to support economic stimulus.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said his side must "embrace the challenge" of what looks a daunting climax to their season after a 4-2 home drubbing by Newcastle United in the Premier League on Friday. His side's eighth home league defeat put a dent in their hopes of a top-four finish, leaving them in third spot in the standings with 63 points, two above Chelsea and five above fifth-placed West Ham United, both of whom have a game in hand. Leicester's last three league games are against Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
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