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Indore's young social worker Dr Rajib Pal honored with Legend Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2022 for the film Atma-Nirbhar Bharat

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/PNN): In order to pay tribute to a great personality like Dadasaheb Phalke, the grandfather ...


INSACOG confirms first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 in India

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): India's first case of BA.4 subvariant of the Omicron strain of coronavirus ...


India's FDI inflows rise to all-time high of USD 83.57 bn in 2021-22

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to India rose to a record high of $83.57 ...


Kenya's debt obligations towards China more than double in one year

Nairobi [Kenya], May 20 (ANI): Kenya's debt obligations towards China have shot up by a staggering 135.15 per cent in ...


Kenyan Woman Creates Biodegradable Pads from Agricultural Waste

Thika, Kenya - Most sanitary pads available for African women and girls are relatively expensive and classified as single-use plastics, ...


WHO to convene emergency meeting over monkeypox outbreak

Washington [US], May 20 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to convene an emergency meeting of experts to ...


Rosmarie Trapp, Whose Family Inspired 'Sound of Music,' Dies

Rosmarie Trapp, whose Austrian family the von Trapps was made famous in the musical and beloved movie "The Sound of ...


IPL 2022: Graeme Smith feels RR would be hoping to click in all departments against CSK

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 20 (ANI): Former South African cricketer Graeme Smith reckoned Rajasthan Royals would be aiming to give ...


In Paris, Green Forum Traces More Durable Footprint for the Planet

PARIS - People suffering from eco-anxiety - the fear of environmental catastrophe - may get a boost from a green ...


UAE leaders congratulate President of Cameroon on National Day

ABU DHABI, 20th May, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory ...


6 times failed revision hip replacement surgery of a Ghana patient performed successfully at Krishna Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad by world-renowned joint replacement surgeon Dr Vikram Shah

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/PNN): A six times failed hip replacement surgery of a Ghana patient was successfully performed ...


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Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

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INSACOG confirms first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 in India

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): India's first case of BA.4 subvariant of the Omicron strain of coronavirus ...

Kenya's debt obligations towards China more than double in one year

Nairobi [Kenya], May 20 (ANI): Kenya's debt obligations towards China have shot up by a staggering 135.15 per cent in ...

Kenyan Woman Creates Biodegradable Pads from Agricultural Waste

Thika, Kenya - Most sanitary pads available for African women and girls are relatively expensive and classified as single-use plastics, ...

WHO to convene emergency meeting over monkeypox outbreak

Washington [US], May 20 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to convene an emergency meeting of experts to ...

COVID in South Africa: what to expect in the short and long term

In light of the approaching winter months combined with the recent lifting of the national disaster act, South Africans have ...

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As salaries rise 7%, UK unemployment falls to historic low

LONDON, England: The UK's jobless rate fell to a 48-year low in the first three months of 2022, it was ...


Asian stock markets on rise after China's central bank move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A reduction of the official lending criteria in China has boosted stocks on the mainland, and ...


Turkish lira falls another 2%, at lowest since December

ISTANBUL, Turkey: As state lenders reduced the amount of dollar sales to prop up the currency for the ninth consecutive ...


US trader faces 20 years in prison over cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Federal officials have announced that Eddy Alexandre, CEO of Valley Stream trading, is facing charges ...


U.S. stocks see-saw as dollar takes a dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks again see-sawed on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rally took a well-deserved break."The ...


Falling sales causes Forbes to drop Samsung on list of tech companies

SEOUL, South Korea: Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics fell two places in Forbes' rankings of the World's Largest Tech Companies ...


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