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Former French president Giscard d’Estaing dies age 94 after catching COVID

Former French president Giscard d’Estaing dies age 94 after catching COVID

World
Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing has died aged 94 after contracting coronavirus, his office has said.He led the country from 1974 to 1981 and became a champion of European integration. Mr Giscard d'Estaing died at home in the Loir-et-Cher region and had recently been in hospital in the town of Tours.A foundation he set up said he had suffered complications linked to his COVID infection.He was admitted to hospital in September with respiratory problems and was hospitalised again in mid-November. Advertisement ...
Third of staff ‘fear catching Covid at work’

Third of staff ‘fear catching Covid at work’

Business
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Magician Roy Horn dies after catching coronavirus

Magician Roy Horn dies after catching coronavirus

Entertainment
Roy Horn, a member of the long-running magic duo Siegfried and Roy, has died aged 75 after contracting coronavirus.Horn and his German compatriot, Siegfried Fischbacher, were known for including white tigers and other animals in their act.They first worked in Las Vegas in 1967, and in 1990 began a run at the Mirage Hotel that lasted nearly 14 years.Horn was forced to stop performing in 2003 after a white tiger attacked him during one of their shows."Today, the world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend," Mr Fischbacher said in a statement. "From the moment we met, I knew Roy and I, together, would change the world."The German-born pair met while working on a cruise ship - Horn as a steward and Siegf...

Lowe’s Looks to Start Catching Up With Home Depot

Finance
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Catching a falling knife? Some shady smallcaps show spike in retail holdings

Catching a falling knife? Some shady smallcaps show spike in retail holdings

Finance
NEW DELHI: Market experts are cautioning investors about unfavourable risk-reward on most smallcap counters, but retail investors are still venturing out to catch the falling knife. Or, that is what shareholding data for the past two quarters seems to be suggesting. Retail interest remained high on the buzzing stocks in the first six months of the ongoing calendar, even as select stocks fell between 30 per cent and 70 per cent. On such stock is Ruchi Soya. Individual investors holding shares worth up to Rs 2 lakh hiked stake in this debt-ridden company to 23.7 per cent at the end of June quarter from 15.1 per cent at the end of March quarter and 13.8 per cent at the end of December quarter. This happened even as the stock slipped some 47 per cent so far this calendar. The company is up for...