Delhi L-G okays 11 officials suspension for lapses in excise policy: Report

Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena has approved the suspension of 11 officials over “serious lapses” in the implementation of the Excise Policy 2021-22, sources said on Saturday. The suspended officials include then Delhi excise commissioner Arava Gopi Krishna and deputy excise commissioner Anand Kumar Tiwari, they said. Krishna, a 2012 batch … Read more

Government bonds slip as Fed officials focus on inflation

Government bonds were under pressure on Wednesday as traders expected that the world’s most influential central banks would extend their aggressive rate rises to combat soaring inflation. The yield on the 10-year US Treasury note, which underpins debt pricing worldwide, added 0.05 percentage points to 2.79 per cent, up sharply from the level of about … Read more

Nancy Pelosi vows US support for Taiwan as officials warn of China military blockade

Nancy Pelosi pledged an “ironclad” US commitment to Taiwan during a historic visit to the country on Wednesday that has infuriated China and raised warnings that military manoeuvres Beijing announced in retaliation would amount to a blockade of the island. The comments from the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, made during a meeting … Read more

fed: Global Markets: Yields up with $ as Fed officials signal more hikes; Asian stocks firm

Asia-Pacific bond yields followed U.S. Treasury yields higher on Wednesday and the dollar continued its climb after Federal Reserve officials signalled they are nowhere near done raising interest rates. Yields were also helped as demand for the safest assets retreated following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s safe arrival in Taiwan, despite threats of action from … Read more

Blue Cross Sues Mississippi Med Center Officials for Defamation

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi on Thursday said it was suing three employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center for allegedly spreading false information. The lawsuit is the latest development in a dispute between the state’s largest health insurance provider and the hospital … Read more

Explosives in Supertech’s illegal towers will be placed from Tue: Officials

The process to place explosives within the Supertech’s illegal twin towers is scheduled to begin from Tuesday under heavy security cover, according to officials. The twin towers in Noida’s sector 93A are scheduled to be razed on August 21 in compliance with a supreme Court order, the officials said. However, officials … Read more

ED officials search Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s residence in Mumbai

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted a search at Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s residence in Mumbai in connection with a money laundering case, an official said. The action follows multiple summons issued by the ED against Raut, the latest being on July 27. Raut was summoned for questioning by the … Read more

US signs off on 800,000 more doses of monkeypox vaccine, say officials

After weeks of delays, nearly 800,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine will soon be available for distribution, US health regulators said Wednesday. The announcement comes amid growing criticism that authorities have been too slow in deploying the vaccine, potentially missing the window to contain what could soon become an entrenched infectious disease. … Read more

UP: Suspected monkeypox case reported in Noida, say officials

A suspected case of monkeypox has been reported in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, adjoining Delhi, health department officials said on Wednesday. According to them, the patient is a 47-year-old woman who approached the health department on Tuesday, after which her samples were taken. “The samples have been sent for … Read more