Fri, 28 Jan 2022

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

UAE announces 2,545 new COVID-19 cases, 1,320 recoveries, 2 deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, 28th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 490,562 additional ...

Update: Xi to attend Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- From Feb. 4 to 6, Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend ...

Ex-Russian president reveals Moscow's thinking on China

The Sino-Russian relationship is acting as a balance of power against the EU & the US, the former president saidThe ...

North Korea confirms latest launch of cruise missiles

On Thursday morning, the South Korean military reported it had detected rockets flying over the Sea of JapanNorth Korea has ...

Russia is dividing Europe but not in the way youd think

Western disunity over NATO is both an opportunity and a danger for MoscowA number of Washington's normally steadfast European allies ...

Bharat Biotech gets DCGI's nod to conduct intranasal booster dose trials

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Friday granted permission to ...

PM Modi cautions youth on drug addiction, says society needs to fight the menace

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday cautioned the youth on the ills of drug ...

Mithun Chakraborty, Shruti Haasan to come up with psychological thriller 'Bestseller'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): Actors Mithun Chakraborty and Shruti Haasan are all set to entertain the audience with ...

'Mediation Bill 2021' referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee's public grievances dept for examination, report

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): The 'Mediation Bill, 2021' has been referred to the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on ...

Russian Govt drafts cryptocurrency road map to forestall complete ban: Reports

Moscow [Russia], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko has approved a road map regulating cryptocurrency transactions until ...

MX TakaTak partners with Nas Academy for the second edition of the Creator Training Programme

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/Mediawire): India's leading short video app, MX TakaTak has joined hands with the Nas Academy ...

Statue Grooming by Wild Stone: Great Men Deserve to Look Great

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/PNN): Brands have to work hard to catch the attention of their consumers. But this ...

China agrees to Xinjiang visit by UN rights chief in first half of 2022: Reports

Beijing [China], January 28 (ANI): China has agreed to let the United Nation's human rights chief visit Xinjiang in the ...

PM Modi lauds youth for taking India to world's top 3 in creating startups

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Lauding the youth for their contribution towards the development of the country, Prime Minister ...

No change to ICC Women's ODI World Cup schedule, confirms Tournament CEO

Auckland [New Zealand], January 28 (ANI): The Women's ODI World Cup will take place as per schedule across the six ...

TVS Motor Company acquires Switzerland's largest E-bike Player - Swiss E-Mobility Group AG (SEMG)

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): TVS Motor Company today announced the successful acquisition of a 75% stake in ...

Swanrose India launches the Pathbreaking 'I am Just Human' campaign to honour pride in diversity

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The inception of Swanrose in May 2021 was the beginning of creating the ...

UK to allocate additional 130 million USD in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan: Reports

London [UK], January 28 (ANI): The United Kingdom Foreign Office has pledged to release another 97 million pounds (130 million ...

Baghdad International Airport hit by rocket fire: Iraqi security source

Baghdad [Iraq], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Baghdad International Airport was hit by rocket fire on Friday, at least six rockets were ...

Customers to get best value, facilities, says Jyotiraditya Scindia on Air India disinvestment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): The sale of Air India to Tata Group would enable it in giving tremendous ...

WHO head Tedros faces a challenge all humanitarians know well

In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) appointed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its director general. He's the first African ...

US Congress Considers Bills to Boost Competition with China

WASHINGTON - With President Joe Biden's broader domestic agenda stymied in the Senate, Democratic leaders in Congress have begun looking ...

India has the potential to overtake Japan, US, and China, Dr. Frank Richter tells members of Thought Leaders of India

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/SRV): "The world we are living in is very uncertain and the level of uncertainties ...

Wild Drum introduces a Low-Cal, Vegan and Gluten-Free Seltzer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Say cheers to the hottest global trend being introduced in the coolest Indian ...

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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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