Tue, 19 Oct 2021

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

BJP delegation meets Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata over ISKCON temple violence in Noakhali

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], October 18 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation met the Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh ...

Ronnie Tutt, drummer for Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley dies at 83

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): Ronnie Tutt, a legendary drummer who spent years playing alongside Elvis Presley and teamed up ...

Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Dhaakad' to release in April 2022

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 18 (ANI): With theatres soon to open in Maharashtra, Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut's upcoming action film ...

India, UK hold maritime dialogue, discuss cooperation in Indo-Pacific

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): India and UK held their inaugural maritime dialogue and discussed cooperation in the maritime ...

The significance, rituals behind Eid Milad-un-Nabi and how it commemorates Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary

By DevashishNew Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet ...

Karnataka as Startup capital of Asia offers Digi tech ecosystem, says Minister Ashwatha Narayana

Dubai [UAE], October 18 (ANI): At Dubai World Expo-2020, Karnataka Minister Dr.C.N.Ashwatha Narayana said that Digi tech ecosystem in Karnataka ...

J-K signs MoU with Dubai to develop real estate, industrial parks

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ...

MoU signed between J-K, govt of Dubai for real estate development

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ...

'Adele One Night Only' TV special, featuring Oprah interview, to air next month

Washington [US], October 18 (India): Five days before the release of British singer-songwriter Adele's long-awaited fourth album '30', on November ...

T20 WC: Bairstow, Moeen Ali play useful knocks as England score 188/5 against India in warm-up fixture

Dubai [UAE], October 18 (ANI): Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone played knocks of 49 and 30 respectively as England posted ...

T20 WC: We are taking it game by game, says Scotland captain ahead of PNG test

Muscat [Oman], October 18 (ANI): Despite beating Bangladesh in their ICC Men's T20 World Cup opener, Scotland is keeping their ...

Centre, state should discuss BSF jurisdiction issue, says Cong leader

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], October 18 (ANI): The Centre and state should discuss the issue of the increasing Border Security Force ...

India, Israel to resume FTA negotiations, talks will start in November: EAM Jaishankar

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 18 (ANI): Indian and Israeli officials have agreed on the resumption of Free Trade negotiations and ...

China's transport innovation sets an example in hitting sustainable goals

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Featuring digital, smart and green development, China's innovation drive in the ...

Karnataka govt allows resumption of physical classes for Std 1 to 5 from Oct 25

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 18 (ANI): The Karnataka government has decided to resume physical classes for students studying in Class ...

British High Commission celebrates India's Earthprize award winner and finalist

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): The British High Commission held a special reception on Tuesday to celebrate the winner ...

Expecting 'one' additional information on Covaxin, decision on emergency use listing after complete assessment: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], October 18 (ANI): World Health Organisation (WHO), which is reviewing the data provided by Bharat Biotech for Emergency ...

Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh approves cash rewards for over 3000 players, coaches from the state

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 18 (ANI): Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh on Monday approved the cash prize to the players ...

Hamid Karzai warns Pakistan against interfering in Afghanistan's affairs

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said that Pakistan should not interfere in Kabul's internal affairs ...

Congress leader Rajeev Shukla demands strict action against terror outfits

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): Condemning the terrorist attack on civilians in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Rajeev Shukla ...

Iran's top commander urges boosting military cooperation with Russia

Tehran [Iran], October 18 (ANI/Xinhua): Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said his country is ...

T20 WC: Difficult to look beyond KL Rahul as opener, I'll bat at No.3, says Kohli

Dubai [UAE], October 18 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said that now it is difficult to look beyond ...

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New Italian ITA airlines replaces bankrupt Alitalia

ROME, Italy: Following the closing of Italy's bankrupt flag carrier Alitalia and its 74-year history, the country's new national airline, ...

Virgin Galactic delays first commercial space flight till end 2022

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of Virgin Galactic fell up to 20 percent after the company announced that it ...

Asian stock markets falter on poorer China GDP, rising oil prices

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were mostly lower on Monday on news of a slowing of China's economy, ...

To reduce disease, US seeks reduction in consumer salt use

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established new guidelines to help cut salt levels contained ...

Elon Musk home on the market for $32 million, $5 million price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, California: The Silicon Valley home of Tesla founder Elon Musk, which he originally bought for $29.85 million in ...

After 18 months, Irish to resume United States travel on Nov. 8th

WASHINGTON D.C.: After being locked out for 18 months during the Covid pandemic, fully vaccinated Irish travelers will be able ...

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