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ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming steps down as chairman, leaves board - source

Nov 03 2021

BEIJING ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming has stepped down as chairman of the TikTok owner, after saying in May he would step down as CEO, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in the latest shake up at the tech giant.

Alec Baldwin fires prop gun on movie set, killing cinematographer

Oct 22 2021

Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer and wounded a director when he discharged a prop gun on a movie set in New Mexico on Thursday, authorities said. | Video

Hollywood film-crew union reaches tentative deal, averting strike

Oct 18 2021

LOS ANGELES A union that represents about 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers in film and television reached a tentative deal with producers on Saturday, averting a strike that threatened to cause widespread disruption in Hollywood, negotiators said.

Disney resolves dispute with Scarlett Johansson over 'Black Widow' movie

Oct 01 2021

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co and actress Scarlett Johansson have resolved their legal dispute stemming from the release of her Marvel superhero movie "Black Widow," the company and the performer said jointly on Thursday.

India's Cipla gets nod to distribute partner Moderna's COVID vaccine

Jun 29 2021

(Reuters) -Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has received regulatory approval to distribute partner Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine in the country, a senior government official said on Tuesday, clearing the way for the shot to be imported.

India's richest state shuts malls, cinemas as new variant spreads

Jun 25 2021

MUMBAI/BENGALURU India's richest state on Friday ordered malls and cinema halls to close as it scrambles to control a more transmissible variant of the coronavirus that has scuppered plans to ease lockdown measures.

Explainer: What is the Delta variant of coronavirus with K417N mutation?

Jun 23 2021

India said on Wednesday it has found around 40 cases of the Delta coronavirus variant carrying a mutation that appears to make it more transmissible, and advised states to increase testing.

India says new COVID variant is a concern

Jun 22 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) -India on Tuesday declared a new coronavirus variant to be of concern, and said nearly two dozen cases had been detected in three states.

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