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24 Aug 2020Twitter
US: Kellyanne Conway, Trump's long-time aide, is quitting White House
Senior White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway, seen as one of the most loyal aides of US President Donald Trump, said on Sunday (local time) that she will be leaving the administration by the end of this month to focus on her family.
22 Aug 2020World Health Organization
Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief
World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.
22 Aug 2020Dawood Ibrahim
Pakistan admits Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi, releases his address
The Pakistan government on Saturday admitted that Dawood Ibrahim, who is among India's most wanted, lives in Karachi.
22 Aug 2020Virginia
US: Indian national arrested for $21 million H-1B visa fraud
An Indian national has been arrested in the United States for committing a $21 million visa fraud.
21 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."
21 Aug 2020India
Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship stranded amid COVID-19 pandemic
As COVID-19 continues to restrict global movement, numerous Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship are stranded in Pakistan due to the pandemic-induced lockdown.
21 Aug 2020Russia News
Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production
Russia has been in the headlines for its two-month-tested 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.
21 Aug 2020Donald Trump
US: Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination; vows to end 'darkness'
Former US Vice-President and Democrat veteran, Joe Biden, formally accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president on Thursday, launching a general-election challenge to President Donald Trump.
20 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Former Trump advisor arrested for fraud over Mexican wall funds
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was arrested on Thursday on charges that he and three of his associates defrauded the donors of the 'We Build the Wall' fundraising campaign.
20 Aug 2020Russia News
Putin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized after a suspected poisoning, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said on Thursday morning.
20 Aug 2020North Korea
Give up pet dogs for meat: Kim Jong-un to citizens
Adding to the long list of bizarre orders that he has given since coming to power, North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un asked his countrymen to give up pet dogs, a move political watchers believe would assuage the country's hunger problem.
20 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure
The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).
20 Aug 2020Twitter
QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?
Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.
19 Aug 2020Taiwan
Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere
With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".
19 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump
On Tuesday, USA's Democratic Party named former Vice President Joe Biden as the official candidate for the 2020 Presidential Elections, to take on incumbent President Donald Trump this November.
19 Aug 2020Twitter
Chocolate 'snow' dusts town in Switzerland as Lindt factory malfunctions
Residents of a Swiss town were in for a surprise when they noticed their surroundings covered in what looked like chocolate snow.
19 Aug 2020Australia
Australia secures 'promising' COVID-19 vaccine, will offer it for free
In a bid to exit the COVID-19 pandemic for good, Australia has secured access to a "promising vaccine."
18 Aug 2020Uttarakhand
Spanish-mountaineer names peak after former Uttarkashi DM for saving him
Ashish Chauhan, former District Magistrate of Uttarkashi, will soon have a peak in Spain named after him, all thanks to something he did way back in 2018.
18 Aug 2020United States of America
Coronavirus: New clusters emerge at US universities as semester begins
Across the United States, new clusters of the coronavirus outbreak have started popping up at universities as the fall semester begins.
18 Aug 2020Michelle Obama
Democratic National-Convention starts, Michelle berates Trump, few Republicans endorse Biden
On Monday, the Democratic National Convention, to formally choose former US Vice-President Joe Biden as the challenger against incumbent President Donald Trump, started, in a manner unknown to America's long history.
17 Aug 2020South Africa
Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine goes into mid-stage human trials: Details here
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to explode around the world, drug companies from different companies are racing to get a safe preventive vaccine ready.
17 Aug 2020Donald Trump
US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy
Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call the United States House of Representatives to return to session early to handle the US Postal Service crisis.
17 Aug 2020Malaysia
More infectious coronavirus strain with D614G mutation found in Malaysia
A strain of the novel coronavirus that is 10 times more infectious has been found in Malaysia. This specific strain has previously been seen in other parts of the world and is predominant in Europe and the United States.
17 Aug 2020New Zealand
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern delays elections as coronavirus returns
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who earned plaudits for controlling coronavirus outbreak in her country, has delayed parliamentary elections after fresh cases were reported.
16 Aug 2020Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert, dies at 71
The younger brother of United States President Donald Trump, Robert Trump, has died. President Trump announced the news of Robert's passing in a statement.
15 Aug 2020Russia News
Sputnik V: Russia's COVID-19 vaccine goes into production
Despite all the questions over safety and efficacy, Russia is moving ahead with what it claims is the first officially registered vaccine for COVID-19.
15 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Kamala Harris worse, have more Indians than her: Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump, seeking re-election in November, chided his opponent Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris, saying he has more Indians on his side than the 55-year-old senator from California.
14 Aug 2020Malaysia
Coronavirus: Malaysia jails India restaurateur for violating quarantine norms
A Malaysian court has sentenced an Indian man to five months in jail for violating the country's home quarantine rules, necessitated due to coronavirus pandemic.
14 Aug 2020Donald Trump
With Trump's help, Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize relations
In a surprise announcement on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said that Israel and UAE have struck a historic peace deal to normalize diplomatic relations.
12 Aug 2020India
Coronavirus: How soon could Russian vaccine be available in India?
On Tuesday, Russia announced what it claims is the first COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow.
12 Aug 2020New Zealand
New Zealand: Auckland on lockdown as new coronavirus cases emerge
After being praised for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, New Zealand has put its largest city Auckland back on lockdown.
12 Aug 2020India
Indians are searching ways to MAKE coronavirus vaccine at home
The sporadic surge in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths has made the whole world desperate for a vaccine.
12 Aug 2020California
US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate
White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.
11 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Trump considers banning re-entry of citizens suspected to have COVID-19
United States President Donald Trump is reportedly considering new immigration rules impacting US citizens and legal permanent residents (LPRs) in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
11 Aug 2020Russia News
Russia announces world's first COVID-19 vaccine; Putin's daughter gets vaccinated
In a major (but questionable) development, Russia has announced the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.
11 Aug 2020Donald Trump
Donald Trump abruptly leaves presser after shooting outside White House
As he was addressing the media on coronavirus situation in the United States on Monday, President Donald Trump exited the White House Briefing Room after a shooting was reported.
10 Aug 2020Hong Kong
Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under national security law
The Hong Kong Police on Monday arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai over suspicions of collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law.
10 Aug 2020United States of America
Washington: Shooting at a gathering kills 17-year-old, injures 20
At a time when coronavirus pandemic forced US authorities to issue a number of guidelines, a large unauthorized gathering happened in Washington and quickly took a tragic turn when a 17-year-old boy was killed during a shooting.
09 Aug 2020World Health Organization
Russia's COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be registered this week
Russian health officials are set to register a vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, as early as this week.
08 Aug 2020World Health Organization
After bubonic plague death, China seals off Inner Mongolia village
Authorities in China have sealed off a village in the Inner Mongolia region after the death of a patient of bubonic plague.