Tue, 31 Jan 2023

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Five Things to Know About DR Congo

Kinshasa, DR Congo - Pope Francis on Tuesday is expected to land in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's largest ...

9th review of Pakistan for USD 7 billion Extended Fund Facility kicks off with IMF

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 31 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday began its ninth review with Pakistan to strike a ...

Tehran warns US against triggering war media

Any military action against Iran by Washington would be considered as the initiation of broader hostilities, diplomats told NewsweekIranian diplomats ...

Russia's economic forecast substantially improved

The economy will grow by 0.3% in 2023, according to the IMF, which previously predicted a contractionThe International Monetary Fund ...

MoS Meenakashi Lekhi discusses promoting bilateral cooperation with Greek Foreign Minister Dendias

Athens [Greece], January 31 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi today held a meeting with Greek Minister ...

Budget Session: Finance Minister tables Economic Survey 2022-23, Rajya Sabha adjourned for day

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for the day after Finance Minister Nirmala ...

Study budget and give viewpoint: PM Modi's advice to Opposition

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed faith in the Opposition and said that ...

Guest Opinion: China injects new momentum into multi-polar globalization

© Provided by Xinhua China has opened up to the outside world and expanding its circle of friends in the ...

We've lost a giant: Vale Professor Will Steffen, climate science pioneer

One of Australia's leading climate scientists, Professor Will Steffen, died on Sunday. Steffen has been hailed as a leading climate ...

10 Years After EU's 'Never Again' Tragedy, Little's Changed

Brussels - A decade ago this year, the head of the European Union's executive branch stood, visibly shaken, before rows ...

Women empowerment, core of my government's schemes: President Murmu in maiden parliament address

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): As the Budget Session of the Parliament began on Tuesday, President Droupadi Murmu, in ...

Tarsem Singh set to shoot his first film in India

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): The much acclaimed and celebrated director, Tarsem Singh is all set to shoot his ...

Lionel Messi expresses regret over his actions in 2023 World Cup QFs against Netherlands

Paris [France], January 31 (ANI): World Cup champion Lionel Messi expressed remorse over his actions during the World Cup quarterfinals, ...

Olympic chiefs react to Kiev's defamation

Hurling accusations at the committee won?t lead to a ?constructive discussion,? the organization warnedThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has denied ...

India's defence exports rose six times due to government's new initiatives: President Murmu in Parliament

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday lauded India's indigenous defence manufacturing and said that the ...

Everton confirms appointment of Sean Dyche as Club's Manager

Liverpool [UK], January 31 (ANI): Everton Football Club confirmed the appointment of Sean Dyche as the Club's new Men's Senior ...

Tibetan students protest against US company for mass DNA collection in Tibet

California [US], January 31 (ANI): Tibetan students on Monday (local time) protested in two California counties against a US company ...

Netflix to celebrate Yash Chopra's legacy via docu-series 'The Romantics'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 31 (ANI): Late filmmaker Yash Chopra's iconic cinematic journey has inspired filmmaker Smriti Mundra to helm ...

India in better position than other countries: President Murmu

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): Underlining the role of political stability in the country's development, President Droupadi Murmu on ...

India to remain fastest-growing large economy in 2023 and 2024: IMF

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected India's growth to be 6.1 per cent ...

Longtime Dodgers scout, executive Ralph Avila dies at 92

Former Los Angeles Dodgers scout and executive Ralph Avila, a key figure in the team's successful in-roads into the Dominican ...

"We need to build Aatmanirbhar Bharat by 2047," President Murmu addresses joint session in Parliament

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): India has entered Amrit Kaal completing its 75 years of Independence and in this ...

Dubai Capitals' Adam Zampa's spell, George Munsey's fifty sink Abu Dhabi Knight Riders

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 31 (ANI): Dubai Capitals produced a brilliant all-round show to outplay Abu Dhabi Knight Riders by ...

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We've lost a giant: Vale Professor Will Steffen, climate science pioneer

One of Australia's leading climate scientists, Professor Will Steffen, died on Sunday. Steffen has been hailed as a leading climate ...

Australia India Institute to unveil new defence programme on Feb 7

Canberra [Australia], January 31 (ANI): The Australia India Institute on Tuesday announced a new Australia-India Defence Programme which will be ...

Mickey Arthur likely to be appointed as Pakistan team director

Lahore [Pakistan], January 31 (ANI): Mickey Arthur and the (Pakistan Cricket Board) PCB are nearing an agreement that will see ...

Attack on Indians: "Saddened" by scenes at Melbourne's Fed Square, says Australian Envoy Barry O' Farrell

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India Barry O' Farrell AO on Tuesday said that he ...

Album: "China Today" arts week in Australia

© Provided by Xinhua ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- The "China Today" arts week is being held in Adelaide, ...

Virat, Anushka take spiritual break in Rishikesh ahead of Test series against Australia, see pics

Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) [India], January 31 (ANI): Ahead of India's Test series against Australia, cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka ...

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