Suspected Monkeypox case in Karnataka turns out to be Chickenpox

A day after a 35-year-old man from Kollam in Kerala, India’s first Monkeypox patient, was discharged after recovery from Government Medical College in Thiruvananthapuram, a suspected Monkeypox case in Bengaluru was clarified to be Chickenpox on Sunday. India has around five cases of Monkeypox now. Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar tweeted on Sunday: “A middle-aged … Read more

People Asked to Move to Safer Places as Ravi River Water Level Rises in Punjab’s Gurdaspur

The Yatra is scheduled to start on June 30 and will culminate on August 11.
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Last Updated: July 31, 2022, 23:35 IST The district administration evacuated people and their livestock from areas near the Ravi river. (File image: News18) Gurdaspur additional deputy commissioner Nidhi Kumud Bamba visited Makora Patan and nearby villages to take stock of the situation, officials said The Gurdaspur administration in Punjab on Sunday asked people living … Read more

Long Covid: Retail slippages at private banks surge again

Private sector banks have seen high slippages in their retail portfolio as per their fiscal first-quarter results, as loans restructured during the Covid period continued to slip into the bad loan category. Top banks including , and have reported higher slippages in retail books, contributed by micro loans, credit cards and vehicle loans, but said … Read more

Generic Aadhaar gets funds from Beyond Next

Ratan Tata-backed startup Generic Aadhaar said it has raised an undisclosed amount as part of Pre-Series A funding from Japanese venture capital firm Beyond Next Ventures at a valuation of ₹500 crore. Generic Aadhaar said it has diluted close to 10% stake in the latest fund raise. The Mumbai-based startup founded in 2018, by Arjun … Read more

Indian-American Sentenced To Jail For Defrauding Senior Citizens

Indian-American Sentenced To Jail For Defrauding Senior Citizens

Hirenkumar P Chaudhri played a pivotal role in a telemarketing scheme.(Representational) Washington: An Indian-American has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment in the US for laundering cash proceeds from a telemarketing scheme that defrauded senior citizens. Hirenkumar P Chaudhari, 29, of Illinois pleaded guilty last year to a federal money laundering charge, said John … Read more

It’s not my money: Partha Chatterjee on seizure made by ED

Former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee claimed on Sunday that the cash recovered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) from various properties of Chatterjee’s close aide Arpita Mukherjee does not belong to him, and stated that “whoever is behind the conspiracy will be eventually known”. Chatterjee and his close aide were taken for medical tests to … Read more