The local authorities at first dismissed the reports. But amid mounting pressure, Russia launched a criminal probe into suspected violations in the use of environmentally hazardous substances and waste and marine pollution.
The University of California system unfairly admitted 64 “noncompetitive” students between 2013 and 2019, the California state auditor said in a report released on Tuesday that echoed a 2019 college admissions scandal involving at least eight schools across the country.
India’s Covid-19 caseload went past 56 lakh with 83,347 infections being reported in a day, while over 45 lakh people have recovered from the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. Stay with TOI for live updates
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday extended greetings to his Indian counterpart friend Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday, expressing hope that the two leaders would meet soon. Very best wishes to my friend @NarendraModi on his 70th birthday. I hope to see you soon, he said on a post on Twitter.