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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher as investors waited for U.S. corporate results Tuesday to see how companies are coping with supply disruptions and the past quarter's surge in coronavirus infections. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced. Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 index rose 0.3%, propelled by tech and consumer stocks. ”It was a good day to be a mega-cap tech stock," said Edward Moya of Oanda in a report. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.7% to 3,59
Rocker Randy Bachman reunited with guitar 45 years after it vanished
The pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple has been put on hold for this season assessing the rain situation.
A World Health Organization-led programme to ensure poorer countries get fair access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments aims to secure antiviral drugs for patients with mild symptoms for as little as $10 per course, a draft document seen by Reuters says. Merck & Co's experimental pill molnupiravir is likely to be one of the drugs, and other drugs to treat mild patients are being developed. The plans highlight how the WHO wants to shore up supplies of drugs and tests at a relatively low price after losing the vaccine race to wealthy nations which scooped up a huge share of the world's supplies, leaving the world's poorest countries with few shots.
The rank list for the TNEA supplementary counselling will be released on 20 October and the process of choosing subjects and online counselling is expected to start the same day
Beyond Trump jokes: how has late-night comedy fared in the Biden era?Trump was a boon for ratings and a creative dead-end for liberal political comedy. How shows have moved on has varied Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah. Composite: NBC/CBS/YouTube
TIANJIN, China, October 19, 2021--"We shall stand above the world to see the world and embrace the world", Mr. Li Jinyuan, Chairman of Tiens Group, has always maintained this vision for development of the enterprise. Tiens Group presented a wonderful show of the 26th Anniversary Carnival of globalization, sustainability, pragmatism and development to the world in October 2021, showing its new development in striving for change and changing for solution.
Tata Sons' $2.4 billion purchase of debt-ridden, government-owned Air India will give the conglomerate immediate access to valuable flying rights and landing slots that will help it claw back market share from foreign rivals. But industry executives warn any success will be a long and complicated process that could cost it more than $1 billion and require fixing myriad problems, including its worn-out fleet, poor service and the lack of a charismatic leader. Air India, with its maharajah mascot, was once renowned for its lavishly decorated planes and stellar service championed by the airline's founder, JRD Tata, India's first commercial pilot.
The spread of COVID-19 among children in England is fuelling a recent rise in cases nationally and causing concern among some scientists that vaccines are being rolled out in schools too slowly, risking the welfare of children and adults alike. COVID-19 cases in Britain as a whole are much higher than in other European countries and are rising. On Friday one survey suggested prevalence was at its highest level since January, with 8% of secondary school children infected.
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Nemat Sadat is aiming to raise 500,000 US dollars (£367,000) to help save over 500 Afghans at risk under Taliban rule.
Orwell’s Roses by Rebecca Solnit review – deadheading with the writer and thinker. Inspired by George Orwell’s love of gardening, Solnit’s suitably rambling book should appeal to the green-fingered and the politically committed alike
Samsung stands by as my TV warranty expiresAfter endless attempts to either repair or replace the broken screen, the company decided my warranty had now elapsed ‘There has been a noticeable jump in complaints about Samsung customer care.’ Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo
Gourmet haddock and lilac skies: a car-free break in Grimsby and CleethorpesForget its tacky reputation, this Lincolnshire seaside conurbation is enjoying a renaissance based on its miles of golden sands Cleethorpes pier was restored six years ago with Papa’s fish and chips now occupying the old ballroom. Photograph: Iconic Cornwall/Alamy
Flexitarians, pescatarians and a big meat conundrum. The rules around vegetarianism and meat eating used to be simple. Now there are ever more grey areas
Dedicated and tireless, David Amess was a paragon of a good constituency MP. In a country of centralised power, he did all he could to make himself a man of Southend rather than simply Westminster
The film was released earlier this month.
Say what you will about autumn and winter fashion – the cosy knitwear and do-it-all midi dresses, moody florals and funky retro patterns – it all takes a back seat to your choice of outerwear. Whether you like to bundle up in faux fur, belt an oversized trench or shimmy into a sleek wool overcoat, your outerwear will define all your outfits for the next several months. A hardworking fashion friend, you need something that you can slip on without a second thought, safe in the knowledge that it’ll
BERLIN, October 19, 2021--Regulatory News: NOXXON Pharma N.V. (Euronext Growth Paris: ALNOX) (Paris:ALONOX), a biotechnology company focused on improving cancer treatments by targeting the tumor microenvironment (TME), announced today the expansion plans of its ongoing Phase 1/2 study of NOX‑A12 in combination with radiotherapy in patients with brain cancer (glioblastoma, GBM).
SALT LAKE CITY, October 19, 2021--Code Corporation streamlines barcode scanning for CoronaPass and ID Proof in the Netherlands.