Tue, 06 Dec 2022

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

New York mayor: some mentally ill homeless to be hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a plan to tackle "a crisis we ...

China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...

Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

PM Modi to inaugurate 3 National Ayush Institutes on December 11

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): With the aim of boosting infrastructure and promoting research in traditional medicine, Prime Minister ...

Research: Small fish species could play big role in fight against malnutrition

New York [US], December 6 (ANI): According to new research, inexpensive little fish species captured in developing-country oceans and lakes ...

Southern Hemisphere is stormier than the North; Here's why

Chicago [US], December 6 (ANI): For millennia, mariners from all across the world knew where the most terrifying storms waited: ...

Research: Space atomic clocks could help uncover nature of dark matter

Washington [US] December 6 (ANI): Studying an atomic clock on-board a spacecraft inside the orbit of Mercury and very near ...

Hrishikesh Kanitkar appointed as batting coach of Indian women's team

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the appointment ...

Indonesia criminalizes sex outside marriage

Jakarta [Indonesia], December 6 (ANI): Indonesian lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously passed a new criminal code on Tuesday, criminalizing sex outside ...

'Mickey 17': Robert Pattinson starrer sci-fi flick gets first look and release date, deets inside

Washington [US] December 6 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Bong Joon Ho's upcoming film 'Mickey 17,' which stars Robert Pattinson in the ...

Policy reforms, prudent regulatory mechanisms played key role in Indian economy's resilience: World Bank

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): World Bank Country Director in India Auguste Tano Kouame on Tuesday stated that the ...

Football legend filmed in violent attack outside World Cup stadium

Cameroon icon Samuel Eto?o was involved in a confrontation in QatarFootage has emerged showing a violent confrontation involving former Barcelona ...

"SA20 will create 'domestic heroes'," says England's Eoin Morgan

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 6 (ANI): Eoin Morgan's footprint will forever be imprinted in England cricket's history. The Dublin-born left-hander ...

German delegation observes ECI's protocols, security features in EVM-VVPAT usage

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): A German delegation led by Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock met Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv ...

BCCI, Kohli extend heartfelt birthday wishes to Ravindra Jadeja

Gujarat[India], December 6 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) and former Indian captain Virat Kohli ...

Rupee fared relatively well versus other emerging market currencies, says World Bank

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Indian Rupee has fared relatively well in 2022 in comparison to other emerging market ...

Highlights of 2022 FIFA World Cup | Dec. 5, 2022

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- A selection of the best daily photos from the 2022 FIFA World Cup.© Provided by ...

Kraken rookie Shane Wright hopes to return vs. Habs

The Seattle Kraken's hot start is making it difficult for rookie first-round draft pick Shane Wright to get much playing ...

World Bank makes upward revision of India's GDP growth forecast due to robust economic activities

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The World Bank has revised India's 2022-23 GDP growth forecast upward to 6.9 per ...

Study: Feline genetics help pinpoint first-ever domestication of cats

Washington [US] December 6 (ANI): Nearly 10,000 years ago, humans settling in the Fertile Crescent, the areas of the Middle ...

Lot of people in Kenya aspire to play in Pro Kabaddi League: Patna Pirates' Daniel Odhiambo

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 6 (ANI): All-rounder Daniel Odhiambo, who is currently part of the Patna Pirates squad in the ...

Mizoram: Drugs worth Rs 1.18 crore held in Aizwal, 4 held

Aizawl (Mizoram) [India], December 6 (ANI): A joint team of Assam Rifles and ExciseNarcotics Department, Aizawl seized a large quantity ...

BWF World Tour Finals: Prannoy clubbed with Olympic champion Axelsen, Naraoka and Lu in Group A

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): India's lone entry into the year-ending BWF World Tour Finals 2022 in Bangkok, HS ...

Giant mantle plume reveals Mars is more active than previously thought

Washington [US] December 6 (ANI): On Earth, shifting tectonic plates reshuffle the planet's surface and make for a dynamic interior, ...

Situation in Afghanistan, regional security among top concerns at Central Asian ministers' meet in Delhi

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Counterterrorism, regional security, and the situation in Afghanistan were the dominating issues during the ...

"To see world as one family is beginning of a lot of good things", Deve Gowda lauds PM Modi for G20 presidency

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Former Prime Minister and Janta Dal (Secular) president HD Deve Gowda who participated in ...

Vaccination helped India's healthcare system's transition from reactive to proactive: biotechnology Secretary

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): India's healthcare ecosystem is in transition as it has shifted from being a reactive ...

Special forces exercise of Indian Navy, US Navy underway in Goa

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The 7th edition of Exercise Sangam, a joint Naval Special Forces exercise between Indian ...

Ali Fazal aka Guddu Pandit pens special note for 'Mirzapur 3' team

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Good news for all 'Mirzapur' fans!Team 'Mirzapur 3' has wrapped up the shoot for ...

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Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

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