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Bill includes legal dreamers for a pathway to US citizenship, it will help over a lakh Indian children

MUMBAI: A pleasant surprise for the Indian diaspora is contained in the 'American Dream and Promise Act’ – the reintroduction of which...

Covid-19 prompts women to take ownership of money, invest more: Survey

NEW DELHI: A greater number of women in India are taking ownership of their money and investing more as compared to 2020, when...

US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high

WASHINGTON: The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to...

Symbo Platform Funding: Symbo Platform bags $9.4 million from CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, others

Insurtech startup Symbo Platform Holdings on Thursday said it has closed a USD 9.4 million (about Rs 68.3 crore) funding round led by...

‘Telestroke’ Care at Hospitals Is Improving Patient Outcomes

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay ReportersTUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- You've had a stroke and arrive at a hospital,...

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MUMBAI: A pleasant surprise for the Indian diaspora is contained in the 'American Dream and Promise Act’ – the reintroduction of which was announced by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard on Wednesday. The reason – it promises a pathway to citizenship, not just for ‘dreamers’ but also for ‘legal or documented dreamers’ – aka children whose parents...
NEW DELHI: A greater number of women in India are taking ownership of their money and investing more as compared to 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the economy and hit household budgets, according to a survey. The percentage of women who actively invest has risen by 10 percentage points since last year, the survey conducted by Scripbox,...
WASHINGTON: The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in confirmed viral infections and evidence that the overall economy is improving. Thursday's report from the Labor Department showed that jobless claims rose by...
Insurtech startup Symbo Platform Holdings on Thursday said it has closed a USD 9.4 million (about Rs 68.3 crore) funding round led by CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund and San Francisco-based investment firm Think Investments. The Singapore-headquartered company also saw participation from existing investors, Integra Partners, Insignia Ventures and AJ Capital. With the proceeds from this round, Symbo intends...
By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay ReportersTUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- You've had a stroke and arrive at a hospital, but the stroke specialist is off-duty. Never fear: Telemedicine may help save your life.Especially during the COVID-19 crisis, so-called 'telestroke' services -- where health workers use video to consult with a stroke specialist who could...