Samsung Electronics' operating profit beats market expectations in Q1

Xinhua | 2020-04-07

SEOUL, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Samsung Electronics, South Korea's tech behemoth, saw its first-quarter operating profit beat market expectations, regulatory filing data showed Tuesday. Operating profit amounted to 6.4 trillion won (5.2 billion U.S. dollars) in the January-March quarter, up 2.7 percent...

Facebook asks for users' data to generate COVID-19 'heat maps'

The Times of India | 2020-04-07

Facebook is asking users in the US to participate in a voluntary survey from Carnegie Mellon University to help health researchers generate new insights on how to respond to the crisis, including "heat maps" of self-reported symptoms. Some people will see a link at the top of News Feed to an...

Lufthansa shuts low-cost airline and says aviation won't recover for years

CNN | 2020-04-08

London (CNN Business)Lufthansa, one of Europe's biggest airline groups, is permanently reducing the size of its fleet and shuttering one of its low-cost carriers, as it warns that the aviation sector will take years to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The airline group, which owns national...

Nikkei ends higher for third session as Tokyo emergency triggers short-covering

Canada Dot Com | 2020-04-08

TOKYOJapanese shares closed firmer for a third session on Wednesday as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ended market uncertainty by declaring a long-awaited emergency, which led investors to buy in shorted stocks of railway and department store operators. The Nikkei share average closed 2.13%...

Sleep: The most underrated antioxidant

Deccan Chronicle | 2020-04-08

Have you ever wondered about the role of sleep and a good circadian rhythm? Well, all this revolves around the hormone Melatonin. Setting up a circadian rhythm helps in the production of good amounts of melatonin hormone which, in turn, helps in reducing pigmentation, ageing and hair fall, among...

Improve your gut health with fasting therapy

The Times of India | 2020-04-07

In Ayurveda, the gentle way to detox your body is via Fasting. In India, back in the day, fasting was practiced, on important days - like amavasya, purnima, navmis, jayantis, ekadashis, which practically was twice or thrice in a week. In this fasting, one consumed - primarily fruits, yoghurt,...

Fifa World Cup: Russia, Qatar deny new bribery charges by US probe

Gulf News | 2020-04-08

Dubai: An indictment from the US Department of Justice released on Monday said Russia and Qatar both secured World Cup hosting rights through bribery of Fifa executive committee members. The document, released by federal prosecutors in New York as part of the long-running investigation into...

Paraguay court releases Ronaldinho into house arrest in Asuncion hotel

The Times of India | 2020-04-08

Asuncion, Apr 8 (AFP) A Paraguayan judge on Tuesday ordered the release of Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother into house arrest at a hotel in downtown Asuncion. Judge Gustavo Amarilla told reporters that he had ordered the "continuation of house arrest in a hotel for Ronaldinho and...

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Pakistani media just killed UK PM Boris Johnson; Dawn sees dusk for fake news

A Pakistani news channel on Tuesday ran the news of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's death due to coronavirus infection, citing a fake BBC account on Twitter...

Germany, Luxembourg to Take in Migrant Children from Greece

The National Herald | 2020-04-08

BERLIN — Germany plans to take in up to 50 unaccompanied minors staying at overcrowded refugee camps in Greece, while Luxembourg has agreed to accept 12,...

Virus-hit Iran urges IMF to approve its loan request

The Times of India | 2020-04-08

TEHRAN: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani appealed to the International Monetary Fund Wednesday to approve a $5 billion emergency loan request to combat its...

China critic who indirectly called Xi a 'clown' investigated

Al Jazeera | 2020-04-08

Ren Zhiqiang had gone missing in mid-March after writing an essay critical of Beijing's handling of deadly pandemic. ......

Cardinal Pell accuser 'accepts' acquittal

RTE | 2020-04-08

A former choirboy who accused Australian Cardinal George Pell of molesting him has said he accepts the top Vatican cleric's acquittal, but urged survivors...

Bill Gates’ plan to fight coronavirus; would’ve done this if he were US president

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-04-08

World's second richest person Bill Gates has a plan in his arsenal to tackle coronavirus and if he were US president now, he would have prioritised the safety...

President of the EU Research Council steps down due to coronavirus

The Jerusalem Post | 2020-04-08

President of the EU Research Council Prof. Mauro Ferrari resigned on Tuesday citing his disappointment over the European Union’s response to the COVID-19...


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