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Siladitya Ray


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Recent articles by Siladitya:

‘Living With Covid’ Strategy Under Threat As Singapore, U.K. Face Sharp Rise In Cases

A number of countries are either bringing back Covid-19 restrictions or considering doing so amid a fresh surge in new infections. → Read More

Accidental Gunshot From Chicago Police Officer’s Gun Injures Two Colleagues

The incident will be investigated by Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability. → Read More

India Hits 1 Billion Vaccine Milestone, But Concerns Remain About Second Dose Gap

Around 75% of India’s adult population has received at least one vaccine dose, but only 30% are fully inoculated against Covid-19. → Read More

Queen ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Medical Advice To Rest, Cancels Northern Ireland Visit

The 95-year-old British monarch was scheduled to carry out a two-day visit to Northern Ireland starting on Wednesday. → Read More

Facebook Is Reportedly Planning To Change Its Company Name

Facing intense scrutiny about its business practices, the social media giant reportedly wants to rebrand itself with a focus on the ‘metaverse.’ → Read More

Unvaccinated Tennis Stars May Not Receive Visa For Australia Open, Host State Warns

World No. 1 men’s player Novak Djokovic declined to disclose his vaccination status earlier this week and indicated he may not participate in the grand slam tournament. → Read More

North Korea Test-Fires Another Ballistic Missile Hours After U.S. Offers To Restart Dialog

South Korean officials reportedly believe Tuesday’s launch was a test of North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missile. → Read More

Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’

Facebook’s embrace of the metaverse comes as the company is mired in several controversies. → Read More

New Zealand Extends Auckland Lockdown As Delta Variant Outbreak Continues To Grow

Earlier this month, the New Zealand government admitted that its zero-Covid strategy was no longer feasible in the face of the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus. → Read More

South Korea Will Loosen Curbs On Social Gatherings As It Prepares To Live With The Virus

The country plans to fully reopen its economy in November with the expectation that 80% of its adult population will be fully vaccinated. → Read More

Sydney Will Allow Fully Vaccinated International Travelers To Enter Without Quarantine From Nov 1

New South Wales and its capital Sydney are preparing for a full-fledged reopening as the state’s full vaccination rate is set to hit 80%. → Read More

Former President Bill Clinton Hospitalized For ‘Non-Covid-Related Infection’

Clinton was admitted to the UC Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday after a urinary tract infection spread to his bloodstream. → Read More

At Least One Dead And Several Injured At Beirut Protest After Heavy Gunfire

Local news reports suggest that snipers shot at the demonstrators from the rooftops of nearby buildings. → Read More

J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Recipients May Benefit More From Pfizer Or Moderna Boosters, Study Finds

J&J recipients who were administered Moderna or Pfizer boosters showed significantly higher antibody counts compared to those who received a booster of the same vaccine. → Read More

Netflix Reinstates Three Workers Who Spoke Out Against Dave Chappelle’s Stand-Up Special

A senior software engineer and two other staffers were suspended by the company after they publicly criticized a new Dave Chappelle special on Netflix for including transphobic remarks. → Read More

Russia Reportedly Excluded From White House Summit On Tackling Ransomware Attacks

Two major ransomware attacks on U.S. entities this year have been attributed to Russia-linked groups Darkside and REvil. → Read More

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Reportedly Resurfaces In Hong Kong

The Chinese billionaire has largely remained out of public view ever since Beijing’s regulatory crackdown on his business empire last year. → Read More

U.S. Will Reopen Land Borders In November For Fully Vaccinated Visitors

The move which is set to be formally announced on Tuesday will end a 19-month curb on nonessential travel into the U.S. that was put in place due to the pandemic. → Read More

Dozens Dead In Northern China Due To Heavy Flooding, Over 120,000 Evacuated From Homes

13 of the fatalities took place after a bus plunged into a flooded river outside the city of Shijiazhuang. → Read More

Nobel Academy Chief Rules Out Quotas For Women, Minorities Says Prize Will Go To ‘Most Worthy’

The Nobel Prizes faced criticism for lack of diversity on Monday after only one woman was featured in 2021’s list of laureates. → Read More