Texas Governor Greg Abbott Issues Statewide Face Mask Requirement Following Coronavirus Spike

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a new executive order on Thursday mandating that Texans must wear a face covering when they are out in public in counties that have 20 or more confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The order stated that everyone in the state must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth “when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor public space, wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing from another person not in the same household.” Abbott’s decision comes as the state has started to see a spike in recent days, including nearly 8,000 new cases on Thursday alone. Abbott …

Dream Kerala project will aid expats returning home amid COVID-19 crisis

The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to roll out a 'Dream Kerala Project' to tap the potential and experience of those returning from abroad and other states after losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday. Giving details of the project, Vijayan said expatriate Malayalees were the key contributors to the state's economic growth. Also ReadKerala startup launches video conferencing platform 'Fokuz' As per government figures, in 2018 Rs 85,000 crore was sent by expatriates to the state, which has now touched over Rs one lakh crore. Their remittances in banks are 1,69,944 crore. One of the main reasons for the …

Why the government should regulate and not ban cryptocurrency

The Indian government must not permanently ban cryptocurrency (also referred to as ‘token’ or ‘coin’ or ‘digital currency’). Any permanent ban on cryptocurrency would only reflect a lack of understanding of the positive impact the technologically powerful cryptocurrency can create on the Indian economy. Many governments have expressed fear over tokens as there is no central authority to regulate the value or oversee the exchange of tokens. The fear stems from an inability to regulate the crypto market or monitor the valuation or track the transfer of cryptocurrency. With fiat currency, governments can do all of the above. Most central banks world over, in conjunction with their respective governments, pass monetary policies each year. The goal of the monetary policies …

Tati Westbrook Addresses James Charles Drama — And Says Jeffree Star & Shane Dawson ‘Manipulated’ Her!

The plot thickens!! Tati Westbrook has returned to YouTube, and is here with some pretty serious accusations against Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star, who she says fed her “poisonous lies” in an attempt to take down James Charles last spring. In a 40-minute video titled “BREAKING MY SILENCE…” — posted to her channel on Tuesday — Westbrook claims she was “manipulated” and “gaslit” by the pair out of jealousy over Charles’ breakout success within the community. Related: YouTube Suspends Monetization On All Three Of Shane Dawson’s Channels Referencing her now infamous “BYE SISTER” video, which was posted in May 2019 and has since been removed per YouTube’s recommendation, the 38-year-old claims she was “manipulated” and “beyond gaslit” into making it: “I …