Lowest on Europe's Vaccination Chart, Austria Introduces Lottery as Covid Jab Incentive

Lowest on Europe’s Vaccination Chart, Austria Introduces Lottery as Covid Jab Incentive

Austria’s conservative-led government said on Thursday it was introducing a national lottery to encourage holdouts to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, hours before parliament was due to pass a bill introducing a national vaccine mandate. Roughly 72% of Austria’s population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, one of the lowest rates in western Europe. New daily […]

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Cryptocurrency Update: Bitcoin Price Falls to $46,000, Major Coins Dip; Know Why

Cryptocurrency Update: 6 Crypto Coins Gain Up To 821% in a Day; Bitcoin in Red

Cryptocurrency Update: The cryptocurrency market was back in red at the start of the week followed by losses incurred by major crypto coins including Bitcoin, Ether, BNB and Solana. Bitcoin prices have been witnessing constant corrections after it rose to its peak of $69,000 during the later half of the previous years. The world’s most valuable […]

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Provident Fund, Fixed Deposit, Insurance and More: Savings Guide for You in 2022

Omicron Covid-19 Wave: Few Tips you can Follow to Handle your Equity Investments Now

The COVID-19 pandemic just rolled out a new avatar, the Omicron, that has become the driving force for the third wave. The market is currently shadowed by uncertainty and fear of losing the gains in the possibly crippling events induced by the third wave. Here are some thought-through tips to handle your equity investment as the […]

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Indonesia Reports Over 1,000 Daily Covid-19 Cases, Highest in 3 Months

Indonesia Reports Over 1,000 Daily Covid-19 Cases, Highest in 3 Months

A mental health officer provides a protective face mask to a patient suffering from mental illness during a vaccination program in Bekasi, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. (Reuters/for representation) Indonesia detected its first Covid-19 case of the more contagious Omicron variant on Dec 16. Reuters Jakarta Last Updated:January 15, 2022, 21:36 IST FOLLOW US […]

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China's Xi'an City Cancels Foreign Flights Due to COVID-19 Resurgence

Omicron Spreads to Southern China City Bordering Macau, 7 Cases Detected

The southern Chinese city of Zhuhai suspended public bus routes on Saturday after announcing it had detected at least seven cases of the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant there and warning residents not to leave the city. The coastal city of Zhuhai, which borders the gambling hub Macau, said late Friday Omicron had been detected […]

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Aadhaar-PAN Link: Haven't Linked PAN-Aadhaar? This Happens When PAN Becomes Inoperative

Aadhaar-PAN Link: Haven’t Linked PAN-Aadhaar? This Happens When PAN Becomes Inoperative

Pan-Aadhaar Linking: The Central Board of Direct taxes, or CBDT, has made it mandatory to link an individual’s Permanent Account Number, or PAN, with his or her Aadhaar number. It reaffirmed through a notification around two years back that a citizen’s PAN, if not linked with Aadhaar within the deadline, will become inoperative — a […]

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It’s Embarrassing for Tennis: Purav Raja on Novak Djokovic Visa Saga

Indian tennis doubles player Purav Raja has called the Novak Djokovic visa saga ahead of the start of 2022 Australian Open as ’embarrassing for tennis’. Djokovic, who is an anti-vaccine advocate, had his visa cancelled upon his arrival in Australia on January 5, which was issued to him on the basis of medical exemption granted […]

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Kotak Mahindra CEO Uday Kotak Warns of Economic Strain for India Amid Covid-19

Kotak Mahindra CEO Uday Kotak Warns of Economic Strain for India Amid Covid-19

Billionaire banker Uday Kotak has cited a bumpy ride ahead for the Indian economy amid the rising cases of Covid-19. India is currently grappling with the surging third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic driven by the new Omicron variant. New restrictions on mobility have been imposed across the country as cases rise which in turn […]

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Paralysed Jharkhand Man Claims He Started Walking Again After Taking Covid Vaccine

Paralysed Jharkhand Man Claims He Started Walking Again After Taking Covid Vaccine

A man from Jharkhand, who had been bedridden for four years, claimed that he started walking again after taking the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Dularchand Munda, 44, hailing from Bokaro district had met with an accident that caused him to lose his voice and become bedridden, reported India Today. He received the first […]

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