Fri, 27 Jan 2023

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

U.S. to spend additional $490 million to prevent wildfires

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration announced this week an additional expenditure of $490 million to combat the growing threat of ...

Texas officials warn state electric grid vulnerable to extreme weather

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Federal Reserve has announced that despite the adoption of safeguards after a deadly February 2021 cold ...

Japan employers agree with prime minister to raise wages

TOKYO, Japan: More than half of major Japanese companies are planning to raise wages this year, after Prime Minister Fumio ...

Among Amazon staff to be cut include those in Canada, Costa Rica, US

Reuters has reported that Amazon.com is making plans to cut 18,000 employees worldwide, including in the US, Canada and Costa ...

In rare attack, two killed in isolated Alaska village by polar bear

WALES, Alaska: In a rare attack, a polar bear chased several residents of the isolated Alaska Native whaling village of ...

There is life beyond exams, says PM Modi during Pariksha Pe Charcha-2023

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed students to not to compare themselves and ...

Buddhism thrives globally under PM Modi government

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 27 (ANI): Buddhism has thrived globally under Prime minister Narendra Modi as the Indian government took ...

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya virtually inaugurates National Summit on Quality of Biologicals

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday, virtually inaugurated ...

First ODI against South Africa to mark return of pacer Jofra Archer to international cricket

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 27 (ANI): In the opening One-Day International against South Africa on Friday in Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, ...

Usman Khawaja feels current Australia side will be remembered as great if they conquer three major challenges this year

Melbourne [Australia], January 27 (ANI): Australian batter Usman Khawaja feels that the current Aussie set-up will be remembered as really ...

CELAC should consolidate integration, deepen ties with China, experts say

© Provided by Xinhua MEXICO CITY, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) should ...

All-female panel to officiate at ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2023

Dubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI): For the first time in the history of ICC global tournaments, an all-female panel of ...

US claims Islamic State commander killed in Africa

President Joe Biden escalated Washington's military presence in Somalia last year, reversing a troop withdrawal ordered by his predecessorA senior ...

EU state slams Kiev's 'brutal' military draft from an ethnic minority

Budapest's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has blasted Ukraine's conscription of ethnic HungariansEthnic Hungarians living in Ukraine are being enrolled in ...

Mideast in Pictures: Egypt discovers oldest, most complete unroyal mummy

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- A discovery of "important tombs hosting a 4,300-year-old mummy" in Saqqara ...

Anti-Indians using Twitter as a propaganda tool to harm country's image: Report

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Twitter is the biggest platform for sharing information but it is now being used ...

G4 highlights urgency for reformation in UN Security Council

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): G4 or a Group of four countries, India, Brazil, Japan, and Germany, pointed out ...

Australian Open: Tsitsipas marches into maiden Melbourne final, number one spot within reach

Melbourne [Australia], January 27 (ANI): A maiden Australian Open triumph and world number ATP Ranking in men's singles competition is ...

Indian Women's Hockey team go down 1-3 to Netherlands in second friendly tie

Cape Town, January 27 (ANI): The Indian Women's Hockey Team lost to the Netherlands 1-3 in their second friendly tie ...

Frustrated with US agency's refusal to investigate grant to terrorism linked group: US lawmaker

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Senior US House lawmaker Michael McCaul has said he is frustrated with the US Agency ...

Australia Urged to Boost Military Assistance to Ukraine

SYDNEY - Ukraine is urging Australia to increase its military aid ahead of a visit to Europe next week by ...

Brian Lara to assist West Indies as performance mentor

Saint John's [Antigua and Barbuda], January 27 (ANI): Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced that former West Indies Captain and batting ...

Pentagon Chief Set to Reassure South Korea Amid North's Provocations

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korean concerns about the U.S. nuclear umbrella are expected to be a major focus of ...

Gadgets not smarter than you, use wisely: PM Modi encourages students for self belief

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday encouraged the students to believe in their strengths ...

"First cherry of the season": Ravindra Jadeja celebrates competitive cricket return

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 27 (ANI): Star Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja made a thumping comeback to competitive cricket with ...

Bruce calendar: Russia's answer to Nostradamus

Most commoners in pre-revolutionary Russia did not have access to this publication. However, rumors and speculations about its content stirred ...

Indian-American astronaut Chari nominated for US Air Force Brigadier General

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari has been nominated by United States President Joe Biden for the ...

MS Dhoni interacts with Indian team ahead of first T20I against NZ at Ranchi

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], January 27 (ANI): Ahead of Team India's first T20I against New Zealand in Ranchi, former Indian skipper ...

One who cheats can never pass life: PM Modi during 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' 2023

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Addressing the issue of cheating during examinations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said ...

China's Covid policy makes life tough for Tibetans: Report

Lhasa [Tibet], January 27 (ANI): The COVID-19 pandemic has made life tough for the Tibetans. The Chinese government's Covid policy ...

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As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...

U.S. stocks faint after bull goes into hiding

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks crumbled on Wednesday as the extended rally on Wall Street came to an ...

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