Tue, 26 Oct 2021

Polish controversy as officials say EU laws violate constitution

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A Brussels summit of 27 European Union member states is being overshadowed by a dispute with Poland about ...

Mexico's richest man agrees to rebuild collapsed subway line

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: On Wednesday, telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person, reached an agreement with the Mexico ...

Canadian men pulled from waters by Sikhs who made rope from turbans

VICTORIA, British Columbia: A group of Sikh hikers in Canada used their unraveled turbans to rescue two men who fell ...

Poland sends 6,000 soldiers to Belarus border to stop flow of migrants

WARSAW, Poland: On Tuesday, the Polish Defense Ministry said it had increased the number of troops on its border with ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...

Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...

First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...

Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...

Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...

Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

Winter Olympics to include daily testing of athletes

The International Olympic Committee announced rules and restrictions for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, including a three-week quarantine for ...

846 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week

Tripoli [Libya], October 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Monday said that 846 illegal migrants were rescued ...

CCI approves HDFC bank's acquisition of shareholding in HDFC ERGO

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday approved the acquisition by HDFC Bank ...

Punjab to move SC against Centre's decision to extend jurisdiction of BSF, says CM Channi

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 25 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that the state government will ...

Greenhouse gas levels hit record high in 2020 despite pandemic: WMO Report

Geneva [Switzerland], October 25 (ANI): The UN weather agency on Monday said that the level of greenhouse gases in the ...

UK PM Johnson discusses Afghanistan, Iran with Russian President Putin

London [UK], October 25 (ANI): Ahead of the COP26 Summit, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with ...

T20 WC: Mujeeb's fifer, Rashid's four-fer help Afghanistan thrash Scotland by 130 runs

Sharjah [UAE], October 25 (ANI): Mujeeb Ur Rahman stole the show with his fifer as Afghanistan thrashed Scotland by 130 ...

Rights NGO forced to close its Hong Kong offices citing security law

Hong Kong, October 25 (ANI): A London-based rights organisation on Monday said that it would close its two offices in ...

PM Modi to attend virtual ASEAN-India Summit on Oct 28

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 18th ASEAN-India Summit to be held virtually ...

Pakistan have come to T20 WC full of confidence: Kane Williamson

Sharjah [UAE], October 25 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said the Pakistan team has come to the T20 World ...

T20 WC: Scan done, Hardik fit to go for New Zealand game

By Baidurjo BhoseDubai [UAE], October 25 (ANI): In what comes as good news for Team India ahead of the next ...

22.8 million Afghan people will face acute hunger: UN agency

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 25 (ANI): More than half the population of Afghanistan - a record 22.8 million people - will ...

Gen.G becomes third Korean team into Worlds semifinals

The League of Legends World Championship quarterfinals concluded Monday with Korea's Gen.G Esports dominating North America's Cloud9 in a 3-0 ...

Films should be carrier of social, moral, ethical message: VP Naidu

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): Noting that a film should be a carrier of social, moral and ethical message, ...

Assembly session will be convened if Centre does not roll back order on enhanced BSF jurisdiction: Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 25 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday hit out at the Centre and ...

PM Modi to attend ASEAN-India Summit on Oct 28

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 18th ASEAN-India Summit to be held virtually ...

IPL 2022 to have 74 matches, each team to play 7 home, 7 away games

Dubai [UAE], October 25 (ANI): The Governing Council of the IPL had issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to acquire ...

Dharmendra Pradhan launches second phase of Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday launched the second phase (phase-II) of Mahatma ...

UN chief condemns coup in Sudan, urges release of Prime Minister

New York [US], October 25 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the military coup in Sudan and called for ...

BD launches its second center of Excellence in flow Cytometry for clinical research at CMC, Vellore

Vellore (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 25 (ANI/BusinessWire India): BD Life Sciences-Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), in ...

Pakistan wants to take cricket forward with India: Imran Khan

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], October 25 (ANI): Fresh off the heels from Pakistan's T20 World Cup victory over India, Imran Khan ...

Swiatek, Muguruza, Badosa qualify for 2021 WTA Finals

Florida [USA], October 25 (ANI): The WTA announced on Monday that Iga Swiatek, Garbine Muguruza and Paula Badosa have qualified ...

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Sinclair nationwide tv network shut down by ransomware attack

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland: An outage on 16th October that affected Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates many local TV stations across ...

For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...

Ken Griffey Jr. joins Mariners Partnership Group

Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. purchased shares in the Seattle Mariners franchise and joined the Mariners Partnership Group on ...

Bears coach Matt Nagy tests positive for COVID-19

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy announced Monday that he tested positive for COVID-19. It's a breakthrough case for Nagy, who ...

Swiatek, Muguruza, Badosa qualify for 2021 WTA Finals

Florida [USA], October 25 (ANI): The WTA announced on Monday that Iga Swiatek, Garbine Muguruza and Paula Badosa have qualified ...

Kyle Shanahan on sticking with Jimmy Garoppolo: 'I would guess so'

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan threw tepid support behind embattled starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo after the 49ers' fourth straight loss ...

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