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Kids in US, Europe diagnosed with mysterious liver disease

16 Apr 2022

World
Kids in US, Europe diagnosed with mysterious liver disease

Health officials in the United States and several European nations are looking into mysterious cases of serious liver disease in children for which there seems to be no known cause.

New COVID-19 mutant 'XE' could be most transmissible, says WHO

02 Apr 2022

World
New COVID-19 mutant 'XE' could be most transmissible, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said a new mutation of the novel coronavirus, known as XE, appears to be 10% more transmissible than the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron.

COVID-19: India reports 1,421 new cases, 149 more fatalities

27 Mar 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 1,421 new cases, 149 more fatalities

India on Sunday reported 1,421 new COVID-19, a decrease of over 239 cases from the previous day.

Government considering COVID-19 booster dose for all adults: Report

21 Mar 2022

India
Government considering COVID-19 booster dose for all adults: Report

The Modi government is considering making COVID-19 booster vaccine doses available to all adults, a Reuters report claimed, citing sources aware of the matter.

USA vs Ireland: 1st ODI canceled with COVID-19 scare

25 Dec 2021

Sports
USA vs Ireland: 1st ODI canceled with COVID-19 scare

The first ODI between the USA and Ireland has been called off with a positive COVID-19 case in the umpiring team.

Will we be able to access Wi-Fi on Moon soon?

18 Oct 2021

Technology
Will we be able to access Wi-Fi on Moon soon?

Move over Starlink, NASA's new study has pitched a plan to help America's internet coverage issues.

PM gifts Harris copy of notifications related to her grandfather

24 Sep 2021

India
PM gifts Harris copy of notifications related to her grandfather

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted US Vice President Kamala Harris a copy of old notifications related to her grandfather, who was a senior Indian government officer, in a wooden handicraft frame and a meenakari chess set as they held their first in-person meeting, government sources said on Friday.

Archery World Championships: Three Indians sail into quarterfinals

24 Sep 2021

Sports
Archery World Championships: Three Indians sail into quarterfinals

The Indian compound archery trio of Ankita Bhakat, Abhishek Verma, and Jyothi Surekha Vennam kept medal hopes alive in the individual competition by advancing to the quarterfinals of their events in the World Championships in Yankton in the United States of America (USA).

COVID-19 vaccines for younger kids could be available from October

13 Sep 2021

World
COVID-19 vaccines for younger kids could be available from October

Amid surging Delta variant cases in the USA, COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 12 years could be available by the end of next month, a media report has said.

China trying to take over Bagram Airfield base: Nikki Haley

02 Sep 2021

World
China trying to take over Bagram Airfield base: Nikki Haley

The USA needs to closely watch China as it might try to take over Afghanistan's Bagram air force base following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and use Pakistan to get stronger against India, the USA's ex-envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said.

US wants to stop foreign students from staying after studies

29 Jul 2021

World
US wants to stop foreign students from staying after studies

A group of United States of America lawmakers has reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives to eliminate a program that allows foreign students to stay in the country for work after the completion of their studies under certain conditions.

HBO drops three-part 'Obama' documentary trailer, reveals its release date

22 Jul 2021

Entertainment
HBO drops three-part 'Obama' documentary trailer, reveals its release date

HBO has recently dropped the trailer of a documentary, Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union.

Olympics: Decoding the records which might never get broken

15 Jul 2021

Sports
Olympics: Decoding the records which might never get broken

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be starting from July 23 onwards behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Thirty-six US states file lawsuit against Google: Here's why

08 Jul 2021

World
Thirty-six US states file lawsuit against Google: Here's why

As many as 36 US states and Washington DC have filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging the company's control over its Android app store violates antitrust laws.

Indian-American student wins sustainability award for developing eco-friendly foam alternative

09 Jun 2021

World
Indian-American student wins sustainability award for developing eco-friendly foam alternative

An Indian-American student has won a prestigious award for developing an eco-friendly foam alternative, which was motivated by the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

Simone Biles becomes first woman to land Yurchenko double pike

26 May 2021

Sports
Simone Biles becomes first woman to land Yurchenko double pike

Gymnast Simone Biles has become the first woman to land the Yurchenko double pike vault in the competition.

India received over $500mn COVID-19 aid from US: White House

20 May 2021

World
India received over $500mn COVID-19 aid from US: White House

The US has so far provided over $500 million in COVID-19 assistance to India— including contributions from the US federal and state governments, American companies and organizations, and private citizens, the White House said on Wednesday.

Man kills six, then self, at Colorado birthday party

10 May 2021

World
Man kills six, then self, at Colorado birthday party

A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, slaying six adults before killing himself Sunday, police said.

Florida offers to host Tokyo Olympics: Details here

26 Jan 2021

Sports
Florida offers to host Tokyo Olympics: Details here

Florida's Chief Financial Officer, on Monday, told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games if Japan decide to back out.

Miley Cyrus finds women 'way hotter,' calls penis 'wonderful sculptures'

21 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Miley Cyrus finds women 'way hotter,' calls penis 'wonderful sculptures'

Last week, Miley Cyrus was in the news for getting an unreal ensemble of musical geniuses for a cover performance of Metallica hit track Nothing Else Matters.

Sondors Metacycle electric bike, with 130km range, launched

19 Jan 2021

Auto
Sondors Metacycle electric bike, with 130km range, launched

Sondors has launched a new electric motorbike called Metacycle in the USA. Its pre-orders are open and deliveries will commence by the end of the year.

Dakar Rally: France's Stephane Peterhansel wins for the 14th time

16 Jan 2021

Sports
Dakar Rally: France's Stephane Peterhansel wins for the 14th time

France's Stephane Peterhansel on Friday won the Dakar Rally for the 14th time.

Elton John, Chad Smith, Miley Cyrus unite for Metallica's cover

16 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Elton John, Chad Smith, Miley Cyrus unite for Metallica's cover

Miley Cyrus is as unpredictable as an entertainer should be.

Porsche Boxster 25 Years edition with 4-liter flat-six engine launched

14 Jan 2021

Auto
Porsche Boxster 25 Years edition with 4-liter flat-six engine launched

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its roadster family, Porsche has launched a new limited-run model called the Boxster 25 Years. It is based on the GTS 4.0 and its production is limited to 1,250 units worldwide.

Priyanka Chopra celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris's Vogue cover

11 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Priyanka Chopra celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris's Vogue cover

The February 2021 issue of Vogue magazine will have Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on its cover.

'Palmer' marks Justin Timberlake's return to acting after three years

23 Dec 2020

Entertainment
'Palmer' marks Justin Timberlake's return to acting after three years

It looks like Justin Timberlake wants the audience to sing Cry Me a River again with his latest drama.

FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

18 Dec 2020

World
FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel, comprising external experts, has given an emergency use approval to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second drug after Pfizer to receive such an authorization in less than a week.

Wayne Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Manchester United academy

18 Dec 2020

Sports
Wayne Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Manchester United academy

Wayne Rooney's son Kai has followed in his father's footsteps by signing for Premier League giants Manchester United.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G smartphone gets One UI 3.0

13 Dec 2020

Technology
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G smartphone gets One UI 3.0

Samsung's Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G smartphone locked on to telecom operator AT&T's network in the USA is getting the stable version of Android 11-based One UI 3.0.

ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022

13 Dec 2020

Sports
ICC confirms pathway to Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2022

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, announced the rescheduled qualification pathway to the Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022.

Oxford-AstraZeneca release final-stage trial results, coronavirus vaccine labeled safe

09 Dec 2020

Technology
Oxford-AstraZeneca release final-stage trial results, coronavirus vaccine labeled safe

The University of Oxford and pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca became the first coronavirus vaccine developers to release their final-stage clinical trial data.

India among top ten performers on Climate Change Index

08 Dec 2020

World
India among top ten performers on Climate Change Index

India is taking substantial steps to mitigate the impact of climate change, revealed the latest global Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).

Jim Parsons could have debuted in US show 'The Office'

06 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Jim Parsons could have debuted in US show 'The Office'

Jim Parsons is a household name because of his trailblazing rendition of the hyper-intelligent Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory.

Major League Cricket: Shah Rukh Khan buys Los Angeles franchise

01 Dec 2020

Sports
Major League Cricket: Shah Rukh Khan buys Los Angeles franchise

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expanded his growth in the world of franchise based T20 cricket.

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

01 Dec 2020

World
Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

Neera Tanden, an Indian-American woman, was on Monday named by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

29 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

COVID-19 might have shut the doors of theatres, but it meant extra eyeballs for streaming services.

London named best city in world, Delhi takes 62nd position

17 Nov 2020

World
London named best city in world, Delhi takes 62nd position

Vancouver-based Resonance Consultancy Ltd., which deals in real estate, released its "World's Best Cities for 2021" list, naming London as the best city.

Royal Enfield to export India-made Meteor 350 to Europe, USA

16 Nov 2020

Auto
Royal Enfield to export India-made Meteor 350 to Europe, USA

Following its launch in India, Chennai-based Royal Enfield is planning to export its Meteor 350 cruiser motorcycle to overseas markets such as Europe and the USA.

36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

14 Nov 2020

India
36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

As many as 36 scientists from two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have featured on the list of top 2% of the world's most-cited scientists compiled by the prestigious Stanford University, California, USA.

Republicans move away from Trump's claims, his sons are furious

06 Nov 2020

World
Republicans move away from Trump's claims, his sons are furious

As US President Donald Trump steered farther away from the second term in the White House, his sons lashed out at his party for not "having a backbone."

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