US Secretary of State Antony Blinken underscored the importance of religious freedom saying it was a fundamental American value and supporting it was a priority for US President Joe Biden as he hosted a Diwali reception on Wednesday. ( Image Source : AFP )US Secretary of State Antony Blinken underscored the importance of religious freedom saying it was a fundamental American value and supporting it was a priority for US President Joe Biden as he hosted a Diwali reception on Wednesday. "Diwali is a celebration of the most sacred values, love of family, kindness toward loved ones and strangers alike, forgiveness, grace, new beginnings. Rashad Hussain, United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom also stressed on the religious freedom for every individual. Religious freedom guaranteed by our Constitution is core to our mission.
Ethereum (ETH) emerged to be one of the biggest gainers, with a jump of over 10 per cent in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin (BTC) price todayBitcoin price stood at $20,276.82, seeing a 24-hour jump of 4.75 per cent, as per CoinMarketCap. Ethereum (ETH) price todayETH price stood at $1,487.31, marking a 24-hour gain of 10.42 per cent at the time of writing. Ripple (XRP) price todayXRP price stood at $0.4613, seeing a 24-hour gain of 2.84 per cent. Solana (SOL) price todaySolana price stood at $31.16, marking a 24-hour jump of 9.37 per cent.1 month ago ABP LIVE
Two new coronavirus strains have appeared in the United Kingdom with more than 700 cases identified across the country, The Independent reported. The new variants detected are XBB and BQ.1. 🚨 BREAKING NEWS: Two new Covid variants found in UK with hundreds of cases detected https://t.co/hkmRohIce0 — The Independent (@Independent) October 28, 2022According to scientists, both XBB and BQ.1 are exceedingly immunological evasive and may potentially be impervious to current vaccines. More than 700 cases are of the mutant BQ.1 variety, as well as 18 cases of the so-called XBB variant, have been identified, The Independent reported. With decreasing immune responses from initial waves of Omicron infection and continued evolution of Omicron variations, reinfections are predicted to increase.1 month ago ABP LIVE
New Delhi: Sports brand Adidas has terminated its partnership with rapper Kanye West over his anti-Semitic comments in a move it estimates will impact its bottom line by up to $246 million this year alone, 'Variety' reports, quoting a company statement released on Tuesday. The sneaker brand, referring to West by his 'Ye' pseudonym, said in the statement: "Adidas does not tolerate anti-Semitism and any other sort of hate speech. Earlier this month he posted on social media that, among other things, he planned to go "death con 3 on Jewish people". This was followed by an appearance on Revolt TV's "Drink Champs" talk show, where he went on an anti-Semitic tirade. Following West's comments, a banner was hung by a white supremacist group above the 405 freeway in Los Angeles reading "Kanye is right about the Jews".1 month ago ABP LIVE
Akshata Murty holds 3,89,57,096 Infosys shares, which is 1.07 per cent of the total paid-up capital of Infosys. With the interim dividend announcement of Rs 16.50 per equity share, the net income of the UK first lady who holds 3,89,57,096 Infosys shares would be Rs 64,27,92,084 or around Rs 64.27 crore, the report added. Fixed October 28, 2022 as record date for interim dividend and November 10, 2022 as payout date." In 2021, it paid a total of Rs 30 per share dividend, which would have given Akshata a total of Rs 119.5 crore in that calendar year. Murty earned Rs 126.61 crore ($15.3 million) in dividend income in 2022 from her shareholding in Infosysy, reported news agency PTI.1 month ago ABP LIVE
Some of the key players in the Indian space sector, who participated in the congress include New Space India Limited (NSIL) and Indian National Space and Promotion Authorisation Centre (INSPACe). Space tech startups who pitched their ideas at the congressAt the second session of ISC 2022 held on October 27, five finalists of space tech startups pitched their ideas to industry leaders and investors. Indian space economy projected to grow to almost $13 billion by 2025The Indian space economy is projected to grow to $12.8466 billion by 2025, according to a joint report by Ernst & Young (EY) and the Indian Space Association (ISpA), the apex industry body created to be the collective voice of the Indian space industry. The market values of satellite manufacturing, launch services segment, ground segment, and satellite services segment in 2020 were $2.1 billion, 567.4 million, $3.1 billion, and $3.8 billion, respectively. Increase in space tech startup investmentsIn 2021, there was a year-on-year increase of 196 per cent in space tech startup investments.1 month ago ABP LIVE
PAK Vs NZ T20 Score Live Updates: Hello and welcome to ABP Live's coverage of the T20 WC 2022 1st Semi-Final New Zealand vs Pakistan. Formidable New Zealand appears strong on paper, but they have to defy history when they clash with an unpredictable and upbeat Pakistan in the first T20 World Cup semifinal here on Wednesday. All Pakistan had to do was beat Bangladesh in the second match of the day to make a dream semi-final. It's giving a sense of 'Deja Vu' as Pakistan clashed against New Zealand in the 1992 World Cup semi-final, coming from nowhere, and went on to win the match and later trophy. The Black Caps have lost three World Cup finals in seven years (2015, 2019 in ODI and 2021 in the T20).24 days ago ABP LIVE
Bitcoin (BTC) price todayBitcoin price stood at $19,312.47, seeing a minor 24-hour gain of 0.54 percent, as per CoinMarketCap. As per Indian exchange WazirX, BTC price stood at Rs 16.50 lakhs. Ethereum (ETH) price todayETH price stood at $1,344.76, marking a 24-hour gain of 2.34 percent at the time of writing. Ripple (XRP) price todayXRP price stood at $0.4568, seeing a 24-hour dip of 1.09 percent. Solana (SOL) price todaySolana price stood at $28.54, marking a 24-hour gain of 0.53 percent.1 month ago ABP LIVE