Mon, 08 Mar 2021

In policy shift, Germany to now vaccinate senior citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a change of policy, Germany has announced it will begin vaccinating those over 65 years-old, while recommending ...

U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

School collapses in central Greece earthquake, students safe

LARISSA, Greece: Central Greece was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Wednesday, which was also felt in nearby Albania ...

Big boost seen as Merck to produce vaccines with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a bid to create a much greater supply of Coronavirus vaccines, the White House has announced that ...

Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Update: China will always support developing countries: FM

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China will always support developing countries, State Councilor and Foreign Minister ...

BCCI invites bids for construction services at NCA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 7 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday invited bids for ...

Guyana receives 80,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from India

Georgetown [Guyana], March 7 (ANI): Guyana on Sunday received 80,000 doses of Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme. ...

Ashwin, Axar made life hard for us, says Silverwood

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 7 (ANI): After losing the Test series against India, England coach Chris Silverwood praised opposition's spinners ...

2022 Winter Olympics will help Beijing 'sportwash' its human rights record

Canada's Parliament recently passed a non-binding resolution declaring the treatment of the Uyghur minority in China's Xinjiang province an act ...

Swiss Vote on So-Called Burka Ban

GENEVA - Swiss citizens vote Sunday on whether to prohibit women from wearing full facial coverings in public, a controversial ...

Royal Row Reaches a Head as Harry and Meghan Speak to Oprah

NEW YORK - Britain's royal family on Sunday braced for further revelations from Prince Harry and his American wife, Meghan, ...

Bigger pandemic squads helped boost new Indian talent, says Shastri

India's new Test cricket heroes have pandemic-induced squad regulations to thank for getting their shot in the Australia and England ...

Pakistan's fight for gender equality amid COVID-19

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 7 (ANI): As crimes against women in Pakistan continues to mount, women across the country -- like ...

We'll learn from our mistakes: Harmanpreet after defeat

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 7 (ANI): After suffering a massive defeat in the first ODI against South Africa Women, ...

Women who chose to challenge

New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI): From being an efficient homemaker to running a campaign, launching an initiative, reporting an ...

Dalai Lama: Be Brave and Get Vaccinated

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, urged the world to "be brave and get vaccinated," Saturday after he was inoculated ...

Shake Off Your Ill Will, Britain Tells EU over Post-Brexit Trade

LONDON - The European Union should shake off its ill will and build a good relationship with Britain as sovereign ...

Jordan's PM to Reshuffle Cabinet to Accelerate Reforms

AMMAN - Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh was expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Sunday to help accelerate IMF-guided reforms seen ...

Activists call for solidarity against Beijing's atrocities

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): On the occasion of International Womens' Day, female activists around the world called on international ...

Nita Ambani launches 'Her Circle'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 7 (ANI): On International Women's Day this year, Nita Mukesh Ambani, philanthropist, Chairperson and Founder of ...

Showed empathy to boys because of adverse times: Shastri

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 7 (ANI): India head coach Ravi Shastri said the team management showed empathy on players because ...

J-K: Preparations for tulip festival underway

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 7 (ANI): Preparation are in full swing for the tulip festival which is to ...

Cambodia Aims to Reduce Dependency on US Dollar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - The National Bank of Cambodia, the country's central bank, is aiming to reduce the country's dependence ...

India finish with 10 medals at Boxam International

New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI): Continuing his splendid run in the tournament, Manish Kaushik clinched the gold medal as ...

Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

The country has been in chaos since the 1 February coup, which ousted leader Suu Kyi from power. According to ...

Majestic Wolvaardt, Lee stand sees Proteas down India in 1st ODI

After being sent to bat, India were eager to get their international return off to a good start as they ...

Nobody can repeat what Pant did for India: Shastri

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 7 (ANI): After the success over England in the Test series, India head coach Ravi Shastri ...

Pope Prays Amid Ruins of Iraqi Churches Destroyed by IS

Pope Francis arrived in northern Iraq on Sunday where he prayed in the ruins of churches destroyed by the Islamic ...

Building green planet responsibility for all: Chinese FM

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Building a green and livable planet and pursuing sustainable development is ...

Indian Embassy temporarily suspends consular services

Warsaw [Poland], March 7 (ANI): The Indian Embassy in Poland on Sunday decided to temporarily suspend all its consular services ...

Sharad Pawar recalls how Dhoni was made captain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 7 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and former BCCI president Sharad Pawar on Sunday revealed ...

Shastri happy to see memes on him bring smile to hundreds

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 7 (ANI): India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday addressed the memes which are constantly made ...

ASTM offers India's first online Women Safety Course

New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI/ThePRTree): Economic and technological advancements notwithstanding, India's place in the world will be determined by ...

Kohli sets sights on 'one big game' to win World Test Championship

Skipper Virat Kohli said India were "relieved" to make the inaugural World Test Championship final and would now focus on ...

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Volvo said all car purchases to be only online

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Volvo targets to only manufacture electric cars by 2030 by significantly increasing the size of its U.S. South ...

Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Zoom revenues surge in 2020 to $882.5 million as people work from home

Zoom Video Communications' fourth-quarter results trumped forecasts of moderate growth following its meteoric rise in 2020, with revenues surging 369 ...

On strength of data, Indian PM Modi takes Bharat Biotech vaccination

BENGALORE, India: The Covid vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech has been found to be 81 percent effective, in an analysis ...

Wall Street rescues world from stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday following the release of positive economic data.U.S. employers added 379,000 ...

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