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ICICI, Yes Bank ask BharatPe to stop taking deposits in their names

ICICI, Yes Bank ask BharatPe to stop taking deposits in their names

Private lenders ICICI Bank and Yes Bank have asked homegrown payments startup BharatPe to stop using their names to collect deposits. Private lenders ICICI Bank and Yes Bank have...
India's toaster-sized ventilator to help in fight against virus

India’s toaster-sized ventilator to help in fight against virus

The portable machine, which is cheaper and easy to install, can be useful amid shortage of conventional ventilators. Originally created by a robot scientist and a neurosurgeon to help...
Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost

Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost

Funding of up to £172m for thousands more apprentice nurses in England has been unveiled by the government. The Department of Health and Social Care said the money will...
Lebanon aid summit raises $300m to be given 'directly' to people

Lebanon aid summit raises $300m to be given ‘directly’ to people

Funds pledged at virtual conference to go towards aiding recovery in healthcare, food security, education and housing. A host of nations have pledged nearly $300m in humanitarian assistance to...
Armenian woman stopped at Munich airport in Germany after husband's bones found in bag

Armenian woman stopped at Munich airport in Germany after husband’s bones found in bag

A woman traveling from Greece said she wanted to return her husband's remains to his native Armenia. Authorities later deemed the transfer of the bones as lawful. Authorities at...
Coronavirus: Non-essential travel could be restricted in Ireland

Coronavirus: Non-essential travel could be restricted in Ireland

Options are being prepared for the Irish government on how to restrict non-essential travel from countries outside the UK and European Union, according to the Republic's health minister. Stephen...
The Army's new scout-attack helicopters look stealthy

The Army’s new scout-attack helicopters look stealthy

The FARA (Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft) is expected to be able to descend upon active combat 'hot zones' Among the many roles it will fulfill are, loitering over hostile...
IAF to formally induct Rafale jets on September 10

IAF to formally induct Rafale jets on September 10

The arrival of the jets in July coincided with the ongoing India-China border tensions in Ladakh The Indian Air Force (IAF) will formally induct Rafale fighters at the Ambala...
Erdogan says two Turkish troops killed in Libya

Erdogan says two Turkish troops killed in Libya

Turkey has been providing military support to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said two Turkish troops have been killed in...
US and Taliban poised to sign historic agreement

US and Taliban poised to sign historic agreement

After a week-long "reduction in violence," the US and Taliban are poised to sign a historic agreement Saturday, which would set into motion the drawdown of US troops from Afghanistan...

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