Donald Trump says US ‘may be banning’ China-owned video app TikTok

President Donald Trump said Friday that his administration is weighing action against TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national-security and censorship concerns. Mr. Trump’s comments came after published reports that the administration is planning to order China’s ByteDance to sell TikTok. There were also reports Friday that software giant…

Alan Parker, Director Of Bugsy Malone And Midnight Express, Dies At 76

A file photo of Alan Parker. (Image courtesy: AFP) Highlights “Alan was my oldest and closest friend,” said director David Puttnam Alan Parker’s last major success came with the 1996 musical Evita “Deeply saddened by the news,” said BAFTA London: British director Alan Parker, whose long list of hits over the decades has included Midnight…

Monsoon 10% deficient in July, driest in 5 years | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: After a wet start to the season in June, the southwest monsoon stuttered in July. The month ended with a countrywide monsoon deficit of 10%, making it the driest July in five years, as most parts of northwest and central India received poor rains during the month. Meanwhile, India Meteorological Department, the country’s…

Forced decoupling will hurt India and China: Chinese envoy

As India reassesses its trade relations with China and considers a range of moves to reduce dependencies, China has called for ‘equal’ treatment for its firms and described ‘forced decoupling’ between the two economies as being harmful to both. India has rolled out moves to more tightly regulate Chinese investment and to dilute the presence…

Australian High Commissioner criticises Chinese Ambassador to India for objecting to comments on South China Sea

Australian High Commissioner Barry O’Farrell on Friday hit back at Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong for objecting to his comments about China’s “destabilising” manoeuvres in the South China Sea and asserted that Beijing should refrain from actions that could unilaterally alter the status quo in the region. China conducts drills in South China Sea…

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 Message

The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. In line with this theme, WHO and UNICEF are calling on governments to protect and promote women’s access to skilled breastfeeding counselling, a critical component of breastfeeding support. Breastfeeding provides every child with the best possible start in life. It delivers…

Covid-19: Shivraj Singh Chouhan appeals to Ministers, MLAs to donate 30 percent salary to CM Relief Fund | India News – Times of India

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday appealed to the Ministers and MLAs in the state to contribute 30 per cent of their salaries to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. “If all of you agree then we will contribute 30 per cent of our salary towards…

France sinks deeper into recession, with 14% GDP hit in 2Q

France’s economy shrank by nearly 14% in the second quarter when the country was in coronavirus-related lockdown, a third consecutive quarter of negative growth in a worsening recession, the national statistics agency said on July 31. The startling plunge of 13.8% from April-June starkly illustrated the punishing economic cost of the two-month lockdown. The pain…

Lootcase Movie Review: Kunal Kemmu And Cast Have A Blast But Crime Caper Fails To Cash In

Kunal Kemmu on a promotional poster (courtesy disneyplushotstarvip) Cast: Kunal Kemmu, Rasika Dugal, Ranvir Shorey, Gajraj Rao, Vijay Raaz Director: Rajesh Krishnan Rating: 2.5 stars (out of 5) The actors – we mean all the actors, including the tertiary ones – seem to be having a blast in Lootcase, helmed by debutant Rajesh Krishnan, but…

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