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IANS 11 February 2023
As search and rescue efforts continued for a sixth straight day on Saturday to find more survivors, the number of people killed following the devastating earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6 has reached at least 23,831, according to authorities.   In its latest...

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IANS 10 February 2023
The death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria four days ago has surpassed 21,000, according to latest data released by authorities and rescuers.   The death toll from the earthquakes climbed to 17,674 in Turkey, with 72,879 injuries, Turkish Vice President Fuat...

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IANS 09 February 2023
As rescuers are racing against time to find more survivors in Turkey and Syria amid the harsh freezing temperatures, the death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck the two countries earlier this week has increased to 15,383 as of Thursday, according to authorities.   In...

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IANS 08 February 2023
The death toll from the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria earlier this week has reached 9,638 on Wednesday, with rescue efforts becoming 'harder' due to freezing weather in the two countries, authorities said.   In its latest update, Turkey's Disaster and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 February 2023
On the Companies House database, which lists all registered firms in the UK, a search for “Adani” turns up 137 results. Several of these have nothing to do with Gautam Adani, the beleaguered Indian billionaire watching the market value of his conglomerate sink daily.    But, according...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 February 2023
As desperate searches continued to find more survivors under the rubble in both Turkey and Syria, the death toll from the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the two nations earlier this week has increased to 7,926, authorities have confirmed.   In an address to the...

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IANS 07 February 2023
The death toll due to the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria has increased to more than 4,300 as rescuers are racing against time to find more survivors amid heavy rain and snow in the two neighbouring nations, according to media reports.   As of Tuesday morning, the...

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IANS 06 February 2023
More than 1,000 people were killed and over 6,530 others injured in Turkey and Syria after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck a wide area near the two countries' border, according to authorities.   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the death toll...

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The five smaller heads of Pakistan are hoping that the big head—the ‘establishment’ aka the army—will lead them out of disaster.   Yes, things are looking very grim and, one by one, the doors are shutting. The ‘true friend’ (whose friendship is taller than mountains, deeper than...

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Sophia Kovatch, Pamela Colloff  and   Brett Murphy (ProPublica) 01 February 2023
This story was originally published by ProPublica.   It’s been decades since the intersection of forensic science and criminal justice first became a pop culture phenomenon, popularized by countless TV shows, movies and books. But the public’s growing awareness of forensic techniques...

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Anna Clark (ProPublica) 25 January 2023
This story was originally published by ProPublica.   A number of tests used by patients to make major health care decisions have once again escaped regulation by the Food and Drug Administration, following intensive lobbying on behalf of test-makers, professional associations and...

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The Pakistani armed forces (army for short)—is a truly multi-functional organisation, not just the country’s war machine and the defender of its borders.   What are the ‘many things’ that I have referred to?  Let me tell you.    The Pakistan army has many ‘activities’ which...

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Ravana had 10 heads and (presumably) one neck and one body.   Pakistan has six heads, one neck and one body.   To amplify   - Heads: army, politicians, bureaucracy, jagirdars, religious groups and big business. - Neck: middle class. - Body: ignorant, poor...

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IANS 14 January 2023
China is to take "golden shares" in two of its biggest tech companies, Alibaba and Tencent, as Beijing extends its influence on the country's star tech firms and its most powerful and wealthy business people, media reports said.   Beijing's move marks a shift away from imposing hefty...

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IANS 13 January 2023
A glitch in the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) software, which grounded thousands of flights in the country earlier this week, is at least 30 years old and six years away from being updated, the media reported on Friday.   As a result of a massive nationwide technical...

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Peter Elkind (ProPublica) 12 January 2023
This story was originally published by ProPublica.   After six years of failed efforts by the IRS, Justice Department and lawmakers, new legislation is expected to prevent the worst abuses of a tax-avoidance scheme that has cost the U.S.   Treasury billions of dollars. Tucked...

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IANS 11 January 2023
All flights across the US currently remain grounded after a huge computer outage left the passengers stranded, international media reported.   Passengers have been left waiting on the tarmac after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) suffered a nationwide system error, which has...

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Anjeanette Damon (ProPublica) 03 January 2023
This story was originally published by ProPublica.   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to churn, Medicare spending on testing for the virus continued to increase in 2022 and is outpacing the two prior years.   Through Oct. 31, Medicare had spent $2 billion on COVID-19 tests...

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IANS 02 January 2023
Popular online food delivery platform Grubhub will pay $3.5 million for charging customers hidden fees and using deceptive marketing techniques to increase profits in violation of consumer protection laws in the US.   Grubhub will pay $800,000 to Washington, DC as a civil penalty...

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IANS 31 December 2022
The government in The Bahamas has seized $3.5 billion in FTX digital assets, as its former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried faces a trial in the US.   The country's Securities Commission took control of the assets soon after the crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy in the US in November, reports...

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