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Meta delays plans to reopen US offices

New York, Jan 11 (UNI) Meta Platforms Inc. which owns Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp has postponed its plans until late March to fully reopen its offices in the US in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases.
According to a report published in The Wall Street Journal, the technology giant had planned to reopen its offices in late January this year.
The company also said the employees need to take Covid-19 booster shots to be able to work from its US campuses.
“Boosters provide increased protection ... Given the evidence of booster effectiveness, we are expanding our vaccination requirement to include boosters,” the report quoted a Meta spokesman as saying.

It is almost two years that the employees of Meta and similar companies are working remotely.
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Piyush Goyal to lead team India at WEF in Davos

20 May 2022 | 9:11 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal will lead team India at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos from May 22 to 26.

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Tea Board to mark 3rd Int Tea Day Sunday for promotion

20 May 2022 | 7:45 PM

Kolkata, May 20 (UNI) A massive promotional campaign through newspapers, radio, SMS messages and the social media will mark the third International Tea Day to be celebrated by the Tea Board on May 21, an official said on Friday.

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Govt removes export curbs on bamboo charcoal

20 May 2022 | 7:08 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) The Government on Friday lifted the export prohibition on bamboo charcoal, a move that would facilitate optimum utilization of raw bamboo and higher profitability in the Indian bamboo industry.

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NTPC reports 11 82 c rise in Q4 FY22 PAT a Rs 5199 51 cr

20 May 2022 | 6:47 PM

Mumbai, May 20 (UNI) State-run power generator NTPC on Friday reported a 11.82 per cent increase in consolidated net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs 5199.51 crore on the back of higher revenues from operations.

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Jet 2 0 gets AOC, plans to re-start ops in July-Sept quarter

20 May 2022 | 6:39 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) Days after operating its proving flights, Jet Airways on Friday received its revalidated Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

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