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US says Russia has ordered final preparations for Ukraine invasion

21 Feb 2022

Ukraine
US says Russia has ordered final preparations for Ukraine invasion

Officials in the United States have claimed that Russia has ordered the final preparations to launch an imminent attack on its neighbor, Ukraine, amid tensions along the border.

Biden says he's convinced Russia has decided to invade Ukraine

19 Feb 2022

Ukraine
Biden says he's convinced Russia has decided to invade Ukraine

United States President Joe Biden has said he is convinced that Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to launch an attack on neighboring Ukraine.

Russian attack on Ukraine still possible, says US President Biden

16 Feb 2022

Ukraine
Russian attack on Ukraine still possible, says US President Biden

United States President Joe Biden has stressed that despite an apparent pullback of some troops from the Ukrainian border, Russia remains in a "threatening position."

India asks its nationals to leave Ukraine amid border tensions

15 Feb 2022

Ukraine
India asks its nationals to leave Ukraine amid border tensions

The Indian embassy in Ukrainian capital Kyiv has advised Indian nationals to temporarily leave the country.

Fitness influencer, who lost 141 kilograms, now on dialysis

14 Feb 2022

Instagram
Fitness influencer, who lost 141 kilograms, now on dialysis

A US fitness influencer, Lexi Reed, who lost 141 kilograms in two years, has now been hospitalized due to organ failure.

COVID-19 booster shot's effectiveness wanes after fourth month: CDC study

12 Feb 2022

Coronavirus
COVID-19 booster shot's effectiveness wanes after fourth month: CDC study

Immunity generated from third or booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines wanes substantially after about four months, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday.

Online game Wordle saves 80-year-old woman from hostage situation

11 Feb 2022

Twitter
Online game Wordle saves 80-year-old woman from hostage situation

Popular Twitter word game Wordle recently saved the life of an 80-year-old woman in the United States.

'Leave now': Biden urges Americans in Ukraine amid tensions

11 Feb 2022

Ukraine
'Leave now': Biden urges Americans in Ukraine amid tensions

United States President Joe Biden has urged all American citizens living in Ukraine to immediately leave the country citing security concerns.

ISIS chief killed in counterterror operation in Syria, says Biden

03 Feb 2022

ISIS
ISIS chief killed in counterterror operation in Syria, says Biden

United States President Joe Biden on Thursday said that American forces targeted the chief of the Islamic State (ISIS) during a counter-terrorism operation in northwest Syria.

New Omicron subvariant spreads faster than original strain: Report

01 Feb 2022

India
New Omicron subvariant spreads faster than original strain: Report

The newest version of the extremely infectious omicron variant is spreading much faster than the original, and moderate instances of the original may not provide any protection against subsequent infections, according to a study.

Coronavirus may remain active for longer than recommended quarantine: Study

31 Jan 2022

India
Coronavirus may remain active for longer than recommended quarantine: Study

Several people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may spread it for longer than the prescribed quarantine period, even if they don't show any symptoms throughout the infection's final stage, a study has claimed.

H-1B visa registrations for FY23 to begin from March 1

30 Jan 2022

H-1B Visa
H-1B visa registrations for FY23 to begin from March 1

The application process for the much sought-after H-1B visa for fiscal year 2023 will begin on March 1, said the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Indian family that froze to death near US-Canada border identified

28 Jan 2022

Gujarat
Indian family that froze to death near US-Canada border identified

The bodies of four Indian nationals, who were found dead in Canada near the border with the United States, have been identified.

S-400 missile deal with India highlights Russia's destabilizing role: US

28 Jan 2022

India
S-400 missile deal with India highlights Russia's destabilizing role: US

Irked by Russia's sale of the S-400 missile defense system to India, the US has said it highlights the "destabilizing role" played by Moscow.

'Stupid son of a b****': Joe Biden caught cursing reporter

25 Jan 2022

White House
'Stupid son of a b****': Joe Biden caught cursing reporter

United States President Joe Biden on Monday was caught on camera insulting Fox News reporter Peter Doocy after the latter asked him a question on inflation at the White House.

120-year-old no-bedroom house sold for over Rs. 14 crore

20 Jan 2022

San Francisco
120-year-old no-bedroom house sold for over Rs. 14 crore

In an unusual event, a house with zero bedrooms was sold for $1.97 million (approximately Rs 14.66 crore) in the United States last week.

No evidence to suggest healthy children need booster doses: WHO
No evidence to suggest healthy children need booster doses: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said there is "no evidence" that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Number of billionaires increased in India, household income declined: Oxfam

17 Jan 2022

COVID-19
Number of billionaires increased in India, household income declined: Oxfam

In 2021, the income of 84% of Indian households fell, however, the number of billionaires in the country increased from 102 to 142, states a report by Oxfam.

Afghanistan crisis: US to donate $308 million, COVID-19 vaccines

11 Jan 2022

Afghanistan
Afghanistan crisis: US to donate $308 million, COVID-19 vaccines

The United States aims to provide an additional $308 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, said the White House in a statement on Tuesday.

In a first, US doctors transplant pig heart into man

11 Jan 2022

Trending News
In a first, US doctors transplant pig heart into man

In a historic first, surgeons in the United States successfully transplanted a heart from a genetically modified pig into a 57-year-old man.

19 dead, including children, in New York's deadliest apartment fire

10 Jan 2022

New York City
19 dead, including children, in New York's deadliest apartment fire

At least 19 people, including nine children, have been killed in what is being called the deadliest apartment fire in New York City, United States in the last three decades.

WHO issues warning on claims Omicron causes 'mild' COVID-19
WHO issues warning on claims Omicron causes 'mild' COVID-19

Suggesting that the Omicron variant of coronavirus causes a "mild" COVID-19 is dangerous, said a top World Health Organization (WHO) expert.

Omicron quickly replaces Delta as dominant variant in US

05 Jan 2022

COVID-19
Omicron quickly replaces Delta as dominant variant in US

The Omicron variant of coronavirus was responsible for 95% of new COVID-19 infections last week in the US, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.

#TooPumpedUp? American reality TV star gets hospitalized after selling farts

05 Jan 2022

Entertainment
#TooPumpedUp? American reality TV star gets hospitalized after selling farts

An American woman, who had previously appeared on a reality show, was earning loads in a pretty unique way— by selling her farts in little jars.

US twins born in different years due to 15-minute gap

04 Jan 2022

California
US twins born in different years due to 15-minute gap

A brother and sister were born 15 minutes apart but in separate years in an unusual delivery of twins in California, United States.

Hong Kong news publication shuts amid clampdown on dissent

03 Jan 2022

Beijing
Hong Kong news publication shuts amid clampdown on dissent

In light of declining press freedom in Hong Kong, the online news service Citizen News announced on Sunday that it will discontinue operations.

Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes found guilty on four charges of fraud

04 Jan 2022

Startups
Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes found guilty on four charges of fraud

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of failed blood-testing start-up Theranos, was found guilty on four of the 11 federal charges on Monday.

Record number of children with COVID-19 hospitalized in the US

01 Jan 2022

Vaccine
Record number of children with COVID-19 hospitalized in the US

Children are being admitted to hospitals in huge numbers due to the significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the US.

Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of helping Epstein sexually abuse minor girls

30 Dec 2021

Sexual Harassment
Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of helping Epstein sexually abuse minor girls

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was on Wednesday convicted of recruiting young girls to be sexually abused by the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein.

11,500 flights canceled as Omicron, storms disrupt global air travel

29 Dec 2021

Travel And Tourism
11,500 flights canceled as Omicron, storms disrupt global air travel

Over 11,500 flights have been suspended worldwide since Friday as Omicron infections continued to rise in Europe and the United States.

Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

27 Dec 2021

Taliban
Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

India experienced more terror attacks in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020, compared to 2019, the US state department said in a report.

$100T world economy in 2022; China #1 by 2030: Report

26 Dec 2021

France
$100T world economy in 2022; China #1 by 2030: Report

The global economic output is set to surpass $100 trillion in 2022, two years earlier than previously forecast, said a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

USA claim their first-ever T20I win over a Test-playing nation

23 Dec 2021

Cricket News
USA claim their first-ever T20I win over a Test-playing nation

A 110-run partnership between Sushant Modani and Gajanand Singh helped the United States beat Ireland in the first T20I.

Pakistan joined America's 'War on Terror' for dollars: Imran Khan

22 Dec 2021

Afghanistan
Pakistan joined America's 'War on Terror' for dollars: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed sorrow for his country's choice to join America's 20-year-long 'War on Terror' in Afghanistan.

Omicron cases in US surge from 3% to 73%

21 Dec 2021

COVID-19
Omicron cases in US surge from 3% to 73%

The Omicron variant of coronavirus accounted for 73% of all sequenced COVID-19 cases in the United States, according to the latest figures.

Omicron: United States sees surge as NYC battles variant

19 Dec 2021

COVID-19
Omicron: United States sees surge as NYC battles variant

New York is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases once again. The state reported more than 21,900 daily cases on Saturday.

AstraZeneca's antibody cocktail Evusheld effective against Omicron, finds study

17 Dec 2021

Coronavirus
AstraZeneca's antibody cocktail Evusheld effective against Omicron, finds study

AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibody cocktail, Evusheld, effectively works against the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the company said Thursday citing a lab study.

Will help India defend sovereignty in tough neighborhood: US ambassador-designate

15 Dec 2021

India
Will help India defend sovereignty in tough neighborhood: US ambassador-designate

America's efforts to enhance India's capacity to "secure its borders" would be stepped up, said US ambassador-designate Eric Garcetti.

Elon Musk named TIME magazine's 2021 'Person of the Year'

14 Dec 2021

SpaceX
Elon Musk named TIME magazine's 2021 'Person of the Year'

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been named TIME magazine's 'Person of the Year' for 2021.

Over 80 dead as tornadoes devastate 6 US states

12 Dec 2021

Kentucky
Over 80 dead as tornadoes devastate 6 US states

Overnight, dozens of catastrophic tornadoes ripped through five US states, killing more than 80 people.

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