Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Today's nuclear bombs 30 times more lethal than 1945 originals

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) became international law for the 122 ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

Hong Kong stocks dive as world markets are routed

Hong Kong stocks plunged Thursday in line with a global sell-off fuelled by profit-taking from a recent rally, while investors ...

Climate Change Could Cost Australia Billions, Report Says

SYDNEY - Australia is failing to keep up with the growing threat of extreme weather as global warming increases the ...

1 in 3 adults anxious, depressed due to COVID-19: Study

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): A new study has discovered that one in every three adults, especially younger adults, women, ...

Pak and SA to lock horns in T20I series

Durban [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): Pakistan women's cricket team will face South Africa in a three-match T20I series, which ...

The Conversation Weekly: a new podcast from our global network

Rapidly spreading coronavirus variants; growing vaccine nationalism; insurrection at the US Capitol followed by a peaceful transfer of power; a ...

No Lynn in BBL team of the tournament

Melbourne [Australia], January 28 (ANI): Pacer Jhye Richardson, batsmen Colin Munro, Ben McDermott, Josh Philippe, and Alex Hales bagged the ...

World Tour Finals: Sindhu suffers defeat againstIntanon

Bangkok [Thailand], January 28 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday suffered an 18-21, 13-21 defeat at the hands of ...

WHO experts complete quarantine: spokesperson

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the ...

European stocks sink at open in global selloff

European stock markets sank at the open on Thursday, extending the previous day's heavy losses as a global sell-off gathered ...

Kidambi Srikanth loses to Wang Tzu-Wei

Bangkok [Thailand], January 28 (ANI): India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth put up a fighting show but couldn't turn the match in ...

Chitkara University Announces NOVATE 2021

Chandigarh [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): With the upsurge in technology and knowledge-centric enterprises and nation-wide focus on creating self-reliant (Atmanirbhar ...

WHO Team Investigating Coronavirus Origin Begins Work

World Health Organization investigators exited a two-week quarantine Thursday in Wuhan, China, to begin their work in search of the ...

Ramboll appoints Vidya Basarkod as the Country Director

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Ramboll today announced that Vidya Basarkod is Ramboll's new Country Director for India. ...

Ed-tech Startup, Lifology, Witnesses 400 percent Hike

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Lifology, a Guinness World Record holder and India's first Career Ecosystem for Parents, witnessed ...

Dr. Marcus Ranney Launches his Book "At The Human Edge"

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): For Dr Marcus Ranney, these tough times were apt to launch his book "At ...

Abdur Razzak to join BCB selection panel

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 28 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named spinner Abdur Razzak as the third senior selector ...

'Game of Thrones' animated series in early development

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Good news for all the 'Game of Thrones' fans! WarnerMedia is planning an animated spin-off ...

The Pamdemic doesn't stop the Startups from SIBM Pune

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/SRV Media): During 2020, many startups were virtually launched from SIBM Pune. This was primarily ...

Sai Life Sciences announces plans to double headcount

Manchester [UK]/Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Sai Life Sciences, one of India's fastest growing Contract Research, DevelopmentManufacturing Organisations (CRDMOs), ...

Madhya Pradesh: Sulabh NGO fined Rs 20,000 in Indore

By Indore: Toilet - Mutton, Egg Katha; Sulabh FinedIndore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): During the annual Swachh Survekshan ...

Documentary short film 'Tailing Pond'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Produced and directed by Saurav Vishnu, Tailing Pond is an award-winning documentary short film ...

How the U.S. Embassy in Moscow burned in 1977

The U.S. diplomats suspected some of the Soviet firefighters were disguised KGB agents.Malcolm Toon, Jimmy Carter's choice for the key ...

SA advises against wrapping coffins of COVID patients

Johannesburg [South Africa], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): There is no need to cover the coffins of people who died of COVID-19 ...

A pill, a ring or a jab: The future of HIV prevention is choice

South Africa surpassed its targets to roll out the HIV prevention pill in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemicAn eight-weekly injection ...

Paramount schedules its animated movie 'Rumble' for 2022

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, American film studio Paramount Pictures is moving the release ...

Vietnam reports more locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua | A staff member disinfects at a health station in Hanoi, Vietnam, July 30, 2020. (VNA/Handout ...

Harsh Vardhan addresses the 23rd GoM on COVID-19

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): At least 147 districts in the country have not reported a case of COVID-19 ...

India has always been an important market for us: White

Christchurch [New Zeland], January 28 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive, David White welcomed the partnership extension with India's ...

Speculation on Olympics hurting athletes' preparation: Bach

Lausanne [Switzerland], January 28 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has put all speculations to rest, asserting ...

India's gold jewellery demand down 42 pc in 2020 to 315.9 t

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): The Covid-19 pandemic led to consumer demand weakness with total jewellery demand in India ...

Never blamed anyone for my absence: Fawad Alam

Karachi [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam, who has rejuvenated the hosts' batting line-up, said that he never ...

Jio rings in as fifth strongest brand globally

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): Telecom giant Jio has emerged as the world's fifth strongest brand with a brand ...

Why is ISIS ignoring Chinese atrocities on Uyghurs ?

Hong Kong, January 28 (ANI): The Islamic State (ISIS) has adopted a 'systematic silence' on the Xinjiang Uyghur issue and ...

Vakrangee Limited included in 2021 Bloomberg GEI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Vakrangee Limited, this year, is a part of Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI ...

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Asia takes cue from Wall Street, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a red letter day on Thursday on Asian stock markets with all the major ...

Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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