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Tokyo lowers alert to lowest after low daily cases of Covid-19

Tokyo, Nov 25 | Japan on Thursday lowered Tokyo's Covid-19 healthcare system alert level to the lowest after an infection assessment meeting with Tokyo...

Global Covid caseload tops 259.3 mn

Washington, Nov 25 | The global Covid caseload has topped 259.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.17 million and vaccinations...

Sweden’s first female PM resigns hours after appointment

Stockholm, Nov 25 | Shortly after Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson was elected by Parliament as Sweden's first female Prime Minister, she tendered her...

S.Korea’s daily Covid 19 cases fall below 4,000; deaths at record...

Seoul, Nov 25 | South Korea's new Covid 19 cases fell below 4,000 on Thursday, a day after hitting an all-time-high of 4,115. But...

‘Travelling Australians not required to pay for Covid tests’

Canberra, Nov 24 | Australians Health Minister Greg Hunt on Wednesday confirmed that interstate travelers will not have to pay for their mandatory Covid-19...

New Zealand hikes official cash rate

Wellington, Nov 24 | New Zealand's Monetary Policy Committee agreed on Wednesday to raise the Official Cash Rate (OCR) to 0.75 per cent. The committee...

UN evacuates staffers’ dependents from Ethiopia

United Nations, Nov 24 | The US is evacuating the dependents of staff members from Ethiopia because of the ensuing violence, a spokesman said. "Given...

Incumbent Bulgarian President re-elected

Sofia, Nov 24 | Bulgarian incumbent President Rumen Radev has been re-elected after winning two-thirds of the vote in the presidential run-off earlier this...

Cong demands Rs 4L compensation to families of Covid victims

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Ahead of the winter session of Parliament, the Cong on Wednesday raised the issue of Covid victims and demanded...

Delhi-NCR’s AQI likely to deteriorate again

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Delhi-NCR's Air Quality Index (AQI), which registered a slight improvement by falling under the 'poor' category, is likely to...

BJP brings back 2017 video clip to haunt Akhilesh

Lucknow, Nov 24 | A 2017 video clip has returned to haunt the Samajwadi Party that is positioning itself as the main challenger to...

Saudi-led airstrike destroys factory in Yemen’s capital

Sanaa, Nov 24 | The Saudi-led coalition bombarded a factory in Yemen's capital Sanaa, the Houthi militia has claimed. The factory for producing plastic materials...

UP Cong to enrol one crore members

Lucknow, Nov 24 | The Cong will be launching a membership drive from November 26, on the occasion of Constitution Day. According to party sources,...

Einstein relativity theory manuscript sold for $13 mn in Paris

Paris, Nov 24 | A manuscript co-written by Albert Einstein on his theory of relativity was auctioned on Tuesday for 11.7 million euros (about...

S.Korea’s daily Covid cases soar to all-time highs

Seoul, Nov 24 | South Korea's new coronavirus cases and critical cases soared to all-time highs on Wednesday, prompting the government to consider imposing...

Ukrainian PM welcomes IMF decision on new loan

Kiev, Nov 24 | Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has welcomed the decision of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Executive Board to approve the...

Donald Trump’s pollster predicts win in 2024, so do others, but...

By Nikhila Natarajan New York, Nov 24 | Former US President Donald Trump has betrayed fresh evidence of a presidential campaign in waiting. As per a...

Nadda on two-day visit to poll-bound Goa from today

New Delhi, Nov 24 | BJP National President J.P. Nadda will be on a two-day visit to poll-bound Goa from Wednesday to oversee the...

‘There is no shortage of fertilizer across country’: Govt

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Noting that management of fertilizer requirements of the farmers and agriculture sector was the collective responsibility of the Centre...

Supreme Court asks Bengal Speaker to decide on Mukul Roy’s disqualification...

New Delhi, Nov 22 | The Supreme Court on Monday told the West Bengal Assembly Speaker to expeditiously decide on the petition seeking disqualification...

More in-person classes resume in Hanoi

Hanoi, Nov 22 | The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Monday resumed more in-person classes for senior high school students in its suburban districts...

Libyan PM announces presidency bid

Tripoli, Nov 22 | Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah has officially announced that he is running for President in the polls next month. Dbeibah...

SC agrees to hear Trinamool plea on Tripura situation

New Delhi, Nov 22 | The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a contempt petition by Trinamool Congress claiming that the law and...

Illegal arms supplier having links with Pak held

New Delhi, Nov 22 | The Special Cell of Delhi Police have busted a module involved in the sale of illegal arms through Facebook...

Over 900K tourists in Cambodia during 3-day Water Festival

Phnom Penh, Nov 22 | Over 900,000 tourists took part in Cambodia three-day Water Festival as the majority of the country's population have been...

In-person classes fully resume in S. Korea schools

Seoul, Nov 22 | In-person schools classes fully resumed across South Korea on Monday in line with the country's "living with Covid-19" scheme. All kindergarten,...

Int’l students return as Australia opens border to S’pore

Canberra, Nov 22 | The first contingent of international students has arrived in Australia under its travel bubble with Singapore. Travelers fully vaccinated against Covid-19...

Grenade blast near army camp in Pathankot

Chandigarh, Nov 22 | A grenade blast occurred near an Indian Army camp in Punjab's highly sensitive Pathankot town on Monday. No one was...

Hambantota becomes 1st SL port to comply with ISO standards

Colombo, Nov 22 | Sri Lanka's Hambantota International Port (HIP) announced that it has become the South Asian country's first port to comply to...

Global Covid19 caseload tops 257.5 mn

Washington, Nov 22 | The global Covid19 caseload has topped 257.5 million while the deaths have surged to more than 5.15 million and vaccinations...

S.Korea reports 2,827 more Covid-19 cases

Seoul, Nov 22 | South Korea reported 2,827 more cases of Covid-19 as compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections...

4 killed, 4 injured in firing in SW Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 22 | At least four people were killed and four others injured in a firing by unknown men on a vehicle in...

Multiple injured after car drives into holiday parade in US’s Wisconsin

New York, Nov 22 | A vehicle plowed into a crowd at a holiday parade in US northeastern state of Wisconsin, causing multiple injuries,...

Another rainstorm expected to hit Canada’s British Columbia

Ottawa, Nov 22 | A second "atmospheric river" rainstorm is expected to hit Canada's still-flooded province of British Columbia, according to Environment Canada.The rainstorm...

S Korea, US agree upon fresh dialogue on supply chains

Seoul, Nov 20 | South Korea and the United States on Friday agreed to establish new dialogue channels to enhance cooperation on supply chains...

Hydropower project of CPEC starts reservoir impoundment in east Pakistan

Karot, Nov 20 | The Karot Hydropower Project, a major pilot project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), successfully closed the gates of the...

Pakistani PM reaffirms commitment to uphold children’s rights

Islamabad, Nov 20 | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday reaffirmed his government's commitment to uphold children's rights and ensure a better future...

WFP launches programme to tackle food system challenges in South Sudan

Juba, Nov 20 | The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched the first-ever innovative programme to foster locally-driven solutions to tackle food systems...

Russian, Uzbek presidents oppose misuse of ICT

Moscow, Nov 20 | Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev issued a joint statement on cooperation in the field of...

Australians’ fear of Covid-19 infection hits all-time high

Canberra, Nov 20 | More Australians than ever think they will contract Covid-19 in the short-term future despite the high vaccination rate, a survey...

302 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

Tripoli, Nov 20 | A total of 302 illegal migrants have been rescued at sea and returned to Libya, the United Nations High Commissioner...

Canada to allow entry of travellers fully vaccinated with Sinopharm, Sinovac,...

Ottawa, Nov 20 | Travellers who are fully vaccinated with the shots from Sinopharm, Sinovac and Covaxin will be allowed to enter Canada starting...

US, Canadian, Mexican leaders hold first summit in 5 years

Washington, Nov 20 | US President Joe Biden hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador...

China launches new satellite

Taiyuan, Nov 20 | China launched a new satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi on Saturday.The...

Major operation against drug traffickers in Colombia

Bogota, Nov 20 | In a major operation by the security authorities in Colombia, 90 drug traffickers have been captured.Colombian President Ivan Duque on...

As air pollution worsens in Seoul, ultrafine dust advisory issued

Seoul, Nov 20 | An ultrafine dust advisory has been issued for all of Seoul for the first time in about six months, the...

2.3 mn Somalis severely affected by serious water, food, pasture shortages:...

United Nations (New York), Nov 20 | Some 2.3 million people in Somalia, or 18 per cent of the population, are severely affected by...

At least 2 wounded as Dutch police fire warning shots during...

The Hague, Nov 20 | A protest against the Dutch government's Covid-19 measures turned violent in the centre of Rotterdam, with the police firing...

Brazil administers over 300 mn Covid-19 vaccine shots

Brasilia, Nov 20 | Brazil has administered more than 300 million shots of Covid-19 vaccines since launching its vaccination campaign in January 2021, the...

UN Chief urges countries to keep promise to deliver health, sanitation...

United Nations (New York), Nov 20 | In a message for World Toilet Day, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on countries to ensure...

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International flights linking Bangkok, B’desh cities to start from Agartala’s MBB...

Agartala, Jan 15 | The international flights from the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport in Agartala would soon start operations connecting...