Getting A 4th Stimulus Check: States Hand Out Their Version As The Federal Government Dithers |

Reading Time: 4 minutes A 4th stimulus check seems unlikely from the federal administration at this stage. President Biden has put all other incentives on hold as it attempts to push through the massive infrastructure bill worth $3.5T. The colossal spending will result in a substantial lift to the economy. But the benefits will be indirect, and it will … Read more

Australia launches ‘spread freedom’ Covid-19 vaccination push amid battle against 3rd wave – Times of India

Reading Time: 3 minutes CANBERRA: The Australian government has launched the next phase of its coronavirus vaccination campaign as the country continues to battle the third wave of Covid-19 infections. Health Minister Greg Hunt Sunday debuted the government’s new vaccine advertising campaign. Dubbed “spread freedom,” the campaign emphasizes the benefits of getting vaccinated against Covid-19 such as the freedom … Read more

Colombia’s Top Drug Trafficker ‘Otoniel’ Captured, Says Government

Reading Time: 4 minutes Colombia is the world’s top provider of cocaine, with US as its principal market. Bogota: Colombia’s most-wanted drug trafficker, Dairo Antonio Usuga, also known as “Otoniel,” was arrested by the country’s authorities, the government said Saturday. Presidential adviser Emilio Archila praised “the capture in Necocli of Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias ‘Otoniel,’ head of the Gulf … Read more

Bali reopens to foreign tourists, but government rules keep them away.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Not a single international flight carrying tourists has landed in Bali, one of the world’s most popular destinations, and none are scheduled, even though Indonesia announced more than a week ago that the popular island was finally open again for tourists. Arriving foreign tourists must spend their first five days in quarantine, but so far, … Read more

Government downs Notorious REvil hackers’ payment portal and data leak blog

Reading Time: 5 minutes This article was updated on 22 October 2021 after new information surfaced. Click here to jump to the new info. Rampant hacker group REvil—known for using ransomware to extort companies for millions and selling data on the dark web when it doesn’t get its way—has gone silent after finally receiving some penance, it would seem.  … Read more

Central Government notifies Indian Telegraph Right of Way (Amendment) Rules, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Central Government notifies Indian Telegraph Right of Way (Amendment) Rules, 2021 – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home National News Central Government notifies Indian Telegraph Right of Way (Amendment) Rules, 2021 #Central #Government #notifies #Indian … Read more

Vodafone sues the UK, claiming Fujitsu was unfairly awarded a contract to upgrade the secure network connecting 532 embassies and other government locations (Bloomberg)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bloomberg: Vodafone sues the UK, claiming Fujitsu was unfairly awarded a contract to upgrade the secure network connecting 532 embassies and other government locations  —  – Both bidders fell short of quality thresholds, filings say  — London judge orders an expedited trial over procurement #Vodafone #sues #claiming #Fujitsu #unfairly #awarded #contract #upgrade #secure #network #connecting … Read more

Union Cabinet approves release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensions, due from 01.07.2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Union Cabinet approves release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensions, due from 01.07.2021 – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home National News Union Cabinet approves release … Read more

7th Pay Commission News: 3 Per Cent DA Hike For Central Government Employees, Pensioners Ahead Of Diwali

Reading Time: 8 minutes 7th Pay Commission News: In a cheering moment for the central government employees and pensioners ahead of the Diwali festive season, the Union Cabinet has approved a 3 per cent hike in the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) of the CG employees and pensioners under the 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC). With this … Read more

The ‘Broadband Gap’ Is Now a Housing Problem

Reading Time: 6 minutes A national moratorium on evictions expired in late August, after the US Supreme Court blocked a Biden administration bid to extend it. Many feared a drastic upswing in evictions, but instead filings rose less than 9 percent from August to September, according to the Eviction Lab, a research initiative at Princeton University tracking eviction filings … Read more