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Indigenous people score a major voting rights victory in North Dakota

Native American voters in North Dakota scored a major victory Thursday when North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, the Spirit Lake Nation, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and a collective of individual voters entered into a settlement protecting Native vot

Grab launches new consumer financial services, including micro-investments and loans

Grab announced today that its financial unit, which previously focused mainly on services for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is launching a slew of consumer products, including micro-investments, loans, health insurance and a pay-later program. Based in

Trump hints at executive action against mail-in voting, threatens to sue Nevada

US President Donald Trump has suggested he could sign an executive order pertaining to universal mail-in voting in the 2020 presidential race, arguing he has the authority to do so while reiterating warnings of election fraud. Read Full Article at RT.com

North Korea ‘probably’ developed miniaturized nukes to fit ballistic missiles, ‘confidential’ UN report says

Pyongyang has highly likely developed nuclear warheads capable of fitting ballistic missiles in its arsenal, and is making other progress in its weapons program, according to a report submitted to the UN Security Council. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tata Motors seeks shareholder approval on salary package of MD Guenter Butschek

The company had a loss of nearly Rs 7,500 crore (Rs 7,083 crore as per section 198) in FY20.

IT stocks slip as Trump signs order to restrict H-1B visa use; TCS falls 1%

«Today I am signing an executive order to ensure that the federal government lives by a very simple rule. Hire American,» Trump said.

Wockhardt to supply Covid-19 vaccines to UK govt; stock soars 27% in 3 days

The UK government has also reserved one fill-and-finish production line at a Wockhardt subsidiary in Wrexham, Wales for its exclusive use for the next 18 months to secure supply

Analysts cautious on road ahead for auto sector despite July sales recovery

For the auto sector as a whole, analysts now expect polarisation to get more entrenched where rural-focused plays like M&M, Escorts etc to do well

Sashidhar Jagdishan to be the new CEO of HDFC Bank

Jagdishan will replace outgoing CEO Aditya Puri Puri whose term ends on October 26.

Public Provident Fund: Here are PPF rules for partial withdrawal, premature closure

PPF allows to make partial withdrawals from the fund before completion of 15 years, but it has a maturity period of 15 years.

Paytm Money launches stockbroking feature for limited customers: Report

The company received approval for stockbroking services from SEBI in 2019

Darwin Supercars travel pushed back again

There has been much speculation regarding the back-to-back Hidden Valley rounds since last Friday, when the Northern Territory government declared some areas of south-east Queensland, including the City if Brisbane, as a COVID-19 hot spot.That cast doubt ove

Illinois lawmaker calls for ABOLISHMENT of ‘racist’ history classes until state comes up with more ‘inclusive’ alternative

LaShawn Ford, a Democrat in the Illinois General Assembly, has called for an immediate halt of history classes that he claims “lead to white privilege and a racist society,” sparking concerns over an Orwellian revision of history. Read Full Article at RT.

Spurs stay close, 76ers pull away 132-130

DeMar DeRozan scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter for San Antonio.

Cruz's walk-off single leads Twins over Pirates

Nelson Cruz's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Twins a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

Abreu, Moncada HR; White Sox spoil Brewers home opener, 6-4

Abreu, Moncada HR; White Sox spoil Brewers home opener, 6-4

Duffy's strong outing goes for naught in Royals' 2-0 loss to Cubs

Kris Bryant homered and Alec Mills pitched seven effective innings, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Monday night.

A's use big 5th inning to cruise past Mariners 11-1

Ramón Laureano and Chad Pinder had two-run singles during Oakland’s big fifth inning, and the Athletics thumped the Seattle Mariners 11-1

Votto homer lifts Reds to 3-2 win over Indians

Joey Votto hit a two-run, go-ahead homer, Nick Castellanos also connected and the Cincinnati Reds beat Cleveland 3-2 Monday.

Cruz delivers walk-off double, Twins top Pirates 5-4

Nelson Cruz's RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Twins a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

Three Players with 20-plus points, OKC falls to Denver 121-113

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, Chris Paul had 23 and Danilo Gallinari added 20 for the Thunder, who also were short-handed.

Lakers beat Jazz 116-108 to clinch top seed in West

Lakers beat Jazz 116-108 to clinch top seed in West

Mets beat Braves 7-3; Atlanta's Soroka tears Achilles tendon

Mets beat Braves 7-3; Atlanta's Soroka tears Achilles tendon

Ford Australia appoints new boss

Having first joined Ford more than 25 years ago, Birkic spent time in both Detroit and Shanghai before his most recent stint leading the Ford Ranger programme.He's now been promoted to the top job in Australia and NZ, which will include overseeing the brand'

SpiceJet withdraws promotional offer after DGCA flags violation of ticket fare terms: Report

Spicejet had announced a five-day 1 1 special offer on August 3 as a means to boost ticket sales amid the coronavirus pandemic

Tata Motors seeks foreign partner for passenger vehicle business: Report

Tata Motors is in talks with several automakers to sell as much as 49 percent of its holding in its passenger vehicle business, as per a report.

Earth movers gravitate towards rural India

Rural and semi-urban pockets are leading the demand for trucks and earth movers, thanks to a fresh push by the government, says JCB India MD CEO Subir Chowdhury

Australia just invented Shazam for spiders - CNET

As someone living in Australia... thank you.

Braves lose ace Mike Soroka with lower leg injury, lose to Mets, 7-2

Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka left the game with lower leg injury early as the New York Mets end the Braves 5-game winning streak to win 7-2. The win snapped a 5-game winless streak for the Mets.

Milton's go-ahead 3-pointer helps 76ers edge Spurs 132-130

Shake Milton made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the San Antonio Spurs 132-130

Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

Jubilant Life Sciences launches generic version of remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

In order to increase accessibility of the drug to patients below the poverty line and to front-line paramedical staff, Jubilant Bhartia Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation of the Jubilant Group, is launching programs in India aimed at its distribution,

Asia Today: Manila back under lockdown as virus cases surge

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Commuter trains, buses and other public vehicles stayed off the main roads of the Philippine capital Tuesday and police were again staffing checkpoints to restrict public travel as surging virus cases forced another lockdown. Offici

Illinois lawmaker calls for ‘ABOLISHMENT’ of ‘racist’ history classes until state comes up with more ‘inclusive’ alternative

LaShawn Ford, a Democrat in the Illinois General Assembly, has called for an immediate halt of history classes that he claims “lead to white privilege and a racist society,” sparking concerns over an Orwellian revision of history. Read Full Article at RT.

Mike Soroka has torn right Achilles tendon

Mike Soroka is facing a lengthy recovery due to a serious injury suffered on Monday night. Soroka exited the Atlanta Braves’ 7-2 loss to the New York Mets in the third inning after getting hurt while trying to cover first base after a grounder.

New SpaceX Starship fails to fire; next launch attempt on Tuesday - CNET

The headless rocket known as SN5 didn't light up Monday, but Elon Musk and SpaceX will give it a go again soon.

Pixel 4A review: A feature-rich budget smartphone for $349 - CNET

The Pixel 4A raises the bar for how good a budget phone's camera can be.

The internet says this tomato looks like Larry Bird - CNET

Once you see it, you can't unsee the veggie version of the famous basketball player Larry Bird.

Are chrome grilles ‘designed to intimidate & kill pedestrians’? Liberals and conservatives fight over pickup trucks

America’s love affair with the pickup truck is the latest battlefield in the unending culture wars, with liberal pundits decrying these 4,000-pound killing machines, and conservatives clinging to their beloved Rams and Silverados. Read Full Article at RT.co

Muslims worldwide celebrate the biggest holiday of the year with COVID-19 precautions and creativity

Millions of Muslims worldwide this weekend celebrated Eid al-Adha, one of the two Islamic holidays of the year. Celebrated this year between July 30 and Aug. 3, Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is a holiday meant to commemorate the story of Pr
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