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Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude and product inventories fell more sharply than expected last week, reinforcing expectations that demand will outstrip supply growth even amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 43 cents, or 0.6%, to $72.08 a barrel at 0119 GMT, reversing Tuesday's 0.4% decline. Brent crude futures rose 38 cents, or 0.5%, to $74.86 a barrel, after shedding 2 cents on Tuesday in the first decline i
A man died by suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat hours after being assaulted by policemen at a COVID-19 vaccination center. The man's body was found hanging from a tree near his village Monday night. Reportedly, the man had been assaulted by cops hours before he was found dead. A case of abetment to suicide has been filed against the policemen who assaulted the man.
India may soon witness a resurgence of COVID-19 cases as the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday expressed concern over the slowdown in the drop of infections. It also warned people against any laxity towards preventive behavior and said co-infections along with coronavirus could be "problematic" during monsoons. It further said the increase in COVID-19 cases around the globe also remains a concern.
Visa Inc beat estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, with domestic spending almost back to prepandemic levels and international travel on the road to recovery as rising vaccinations and reopening economies take effect.
Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 28 (ANI): Owing to their high coronavirus positivity rate, the Assam government has announced total lockdown in two districts-- Golaghat and Lakhimpur--till further order.
Washington [US], July 28 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has issued a statement following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) masking guidance and said it is another step to defeat COVID-19.
Heading into his second season as coach of the New York Giants, Joe judge went out of his way to point out that this is a new season and a new team after players arrived for training camp.
Australian officials are set to extend a COVID19 lockdown in the country's largest city, Sydney, as new cases remain stubbornly high despite a month under strict stayhome orders, while Victoria and South Australia eased curbs from Wednesday.
Visa Inc beat estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday as vaccinations and reopening of economies spurred people to spend more on travel and entertainment, boosting volumes for the world's largest payment processor.
And just like that, masks were back at the White House.