Fri, 28 Jan 2022

Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminisces bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...

Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminiscences bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...

Pro-Russia Sentiment Grows in Burkina Faso After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Some supporters of Burkina Faso's military coup this week were seen celebrating with Russian flags and ...

Oman to host Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A from Feb 18

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI): ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A gets underway in Oman from February 18 with ...

Prevest DenPro CMD Atul Modi conferred with JK Government Outstanding Industrial Entrepreneurship Award

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Adding another feather to the cap, Atul Modi, CMD of Prevest DenPro Limited has ...

Kenyan Pastoral Communities Embrace Fishing

ISIOLO, KENYA - Kenya's nomadic herders are among those suffering the most from recurring drought that kills the livestock on ...

PM Modi thanks Zambian President for R-Day greetings, says 'India greatly values its friendship'

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema for his greetings ...

Kevin Pietersen thanks PM Modi for his greetings on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen expressed his gratitude towards India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

US Aware of Allegations of Russian Links to Burkinabe Coup

WASHINGTON - Reports that Russia is connected to this week's coup in Burkina Faso have made their way to the ...

Book review: how Africa was central to the making of the modern world

Journalist, photographer, author and professor Howard W. French's Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, ...

Nigeria needs more social science research: how to boost output

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the biggest challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For instance, Nigeria has at least ...

Rule of law in South Africa protects even those who scorn it

Yet another war of words is being waged in South Africa, ostensibly over the role of the courts in delivering ...

Why The Gambia should fast-track gender quotas for women

Women have historically been poorly represented in positions of power and decision-making in The Gambia. Out of 58 National Assembly ...

Cyclone Ana Kills 4 People, Displaces Thousands in Southern Malawi

BLANTYRE - Cyclone Ana has killed at least 34 people in Madagascar, two in Mozambique and four in Malawi, where ...

Tensions in Ukraine will not prevent us from pursuing our will to assert an Indo-Pacific strategy: French foreign minister

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian, during a virtual event titled "The French ...

African star ridiculed after bizarre penalty miss

Eric Bailly's no-look effort against Egypt dumped Ivory Coast out of the competitionManchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly ...

SPJIMR Mumbai wins Airtel iCreate 2021

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Mediawire): Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), India's premier communication solutions provider, today announced the winners of Airtel ...

FIH Pro League: Hockey India names 20-member men's team

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Hockey India on Thursday named the 20-member men's hockey team who will represent the ...

New coronavirus strain found

Covid-fighting antibodies do not protect from a new strain of coronavirusChinese scientists have warned of "a potential bio-safety threat" presented ...

Scientists find transmission chain-breaker, give new hope for fight against malaria

Baltimore (Maryland) [US], January 27 (ANI): One of the most common diseases transmitted by mosquitoes is undoubtedly, Malaria. The malaria ...

UAE to lift ban on entry from African countries where Omicron originated from Jan 29

Dubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced it will lift on ...

ICC U19 WC: England defeat South Africa, become first team to reach Super League semis

St John's [Antigua], January 27 (ANI): A blistering display with the bat by Jacob Bethell helped England advance to the ...

India-NZ women's series to be played at just John Davies Oval, Queenstown

Auckland [New Zealand], January 27 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket on Thursday moved to streamline its home international schedules for the ...

US Donating 2 Million COVID Vaccine Doses to Kenya, Morocco

WASHINGTON - The United States will soon ship more than 2 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the ...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe abortion

New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on ...

Tensions Rise Between Mali, Western Governments

BAMAKO, MALI - Mali's military rulers are clashing with the international community over when to hold elections and how to ...

Eavesdropping on nature: why Africa needs more bioacoustics research

Sound plays an important role in nature. It also helps researchers to study and interpret different landscapes and the species ...

US Ambassador to Burkina Faso: Aid Cuts Possible After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Burkina Faso's coup leaders have yet to say if they will install a civilian or military ...

Cyclone Anna Kills 4 People, Displaces Thousands in Southern Malawi

BLANTYRE - Cyclone Ana has killed at least 34 people in Madagascar, two in Mozambique and four in Malawi, where ...

Achraf Hakimi is best right-back in world, says Kylian Mbappe

Paris [France], January 26 (ANI): Kylian Mbappe was all praise for his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Achraf Hakimi after the latter's ...

Rohit Sharma clears fitness Test, to lead India in series against West Indies

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): India white-ball skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday cleared his fitness test and ...

ICC ODI Rankings: Kohli and Rohit firm at second, third spot; De Kock breaks into top five

Dubai [UAE], January 26 (ANI): South Africa batters Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen have made huge gains ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 10.6 mln

Cairo [South Africa], January 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 10,609,112 as of Tuesday evening, ...

Energy Contingency Plan in Motion Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration has been working with European countries and energy producers around the world on ways to ...

Rhodes thanks PM Modi for his greetings on India's Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Former South Africa batter Jonty Rhodes expresses gratitude towards India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

ICC U19 WC: UAE, Ireland move into Plate semi-finals

Tarouba [Trinidad and Tobago], January 26 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates and Ireland have booked their places in the Plate ...

ICC U19 WC: Proteas ready for quarterfinal challenge against England

St John's [Antigua], January 26 (ANI): According to South Africa under-19 head coach, Shukri Conrad, his side is fully focused ...

US House finalises legislation to increase competitiveness with China

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): The US House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled new legislation to increase competitiveness with China ...

Uganda Ends COVID Curfew, and Nightlife Reopens

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda on Monday lifted its two-year COVID-19 curfew, allowing bars and nightspots to re-open. Excited revelers celebrated ...

Chairman of notorious spyware firm quits amid major snooping row

The departure comes after recent allegations that Pegasus software was being used to monitor domestic dissidents since 2013More alleged victims ...

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Australian and Japanese share markets in strong advances

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded Friday with most of the major indices making solid gains.The Nikkei 225 ...

Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...

In bid to move supply chain to US, Intel to build chip plant in Ohio

SANTA CLARA, California: Chip maker Intel has announced that it will invest more than $20 billion in two new chip ...

Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

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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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