Mon, 14 Jun 2021

American Airlines invests $25 million in UK flying taxis

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines will purchase flying taxis to ferry passengers high above the congestion of crowded cities.In moving ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer doses by end 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has announced it will donate 500 million Pfizer Covid vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries ...

U.S. pharmacist pleads guilty to destroying Covid vaccines

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin: A Wisconsin pharmacist is to be jailed for three years for destroying hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 ...

Daughter of Peru's former president losing by 0.4% in election

LIMA, Peru: Peruvian socialist and school teacher Pedro Castillo was holding on to a slim lead over candidate Keiko Fujimori ...

Speeding, alcohol called cause of upswing in Iowa road deaths

DES MOINES, Iowa: In a bid to reduce the state's increasing number of traffic fatalities, Iowa officials said this week ...

Ecuador obtains money to begin Covid vaccination campaign

QUITO, Ecuador: Ecuador has obtained $550 million in financing to begin its campaign to administer Covid vaccinations to its population, ...

In pics: World Blood Donor Day

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhua) -- June 14 marks World Blood Donor Day. First launched in 2004, ...

Sisodia visits vaccination centre for int'l travellers

By Shafali NigamNew Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday visited the Navyug School, ...

Kamath admits to using unfair means to beat Anand

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): The All India Chess Federation (AICF) Secretary Bharat Chauhan has said it is "unfortunate" ...

Across China: Racing tradition cherished during Dragon Boat Festival

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhua) -- As night falls, the sound of gongs and drums reverberates along ...

Olympic medal will be dedicated to COVID warriors: Manpreet

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 14 (ANI): With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting human life around the world, countless frontline workers risked ...

Messi's biggest dream is to win trophy with Argentina

Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], June 14 (ANI): Argentina football captain Lionel Messi has reiterated that his biggest dream is to ...

Anand Charity game fiasco: AICF secy says event unfortunate

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): The All India Chess Federation (AICF) Secretary Bharat Chauhan has said it is "unfortunate" ...

Bok hooker reveals reason for joining Sharks from Stormers

Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi has shed more light on the reasons he opted to leave the Stormers for the Sharks.It ...

Filmmakers Worry Hong Kong Film Censors Will Stifle Expression

BANGKOK - Filmmakers are raising concerns about new guidelines for Hong Kong's film censor that instruct them to ban movies ...

Tsitsipas feels Djokovic was a different player

Paris [France], June 14 (ANI): Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas was surprised and was taken aback in the French Open ...

Tsitsipas learned of grandmother's death before final

Paris [France], June 14 (ANI): Greek Tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas revealed early Monday morning that he learned of his grandmother's ...

G7 showed that post-Trump, the world has shifted

What a difference a year makes in international diplomacy.A year ago, then-US President Donald Trump was obliged to abandon his ...

Amara Raja Batteries to diversify into new energy areas

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 14 (ANI): Amara Raja Batteries Ltd (ARBL) on Monday announced energy and mobility as its strategic ...

China challenges US position in Middle East

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], June 14 (ANI): Following the US policy shift to disengage from the Middle East region, which ...

Dumfries gives Dutch dramatic win over Ukraine on return to big time

Denzel Dumfries scored a dramatic late winner as the Netherlands marked their long-awaited return to a major tournament with a ...

Djokovic gives match-winning racquet to boy 'with right tactics'

Novak Djokovic said he gave away his French Open winning racquet to a young boy watching courtside for "giving me ...

American Actor Ned Beatty Dies at 83

NEW YORK - Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a ...

'Nuclear warhead stockpile appears to be growing'

Stockholm [Sweden], June 14 (ANI/Sputnik): The overall number of nuclear warheads in global military stockpiles appears to be increasing this ...

T20 WC: Ganguly reaches Mumbai to discuss tax exemption

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) President Sourav ...

PM Modi congratulates new Israeli leader Naftali Benett

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Naftali Benett on becoming the new Prime ...

Will global minimum tax rate reduce Singapore's appeal?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, June 14 (ANI): Last week, the Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies announced that they have ...

Bhumi shares tribute to SSR on his first death anniversary

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 14 (ANI): As today marks the first death anniversary of Bollywood's powerhouse Sushant Singh Rajput, his ...

Sustainable mobility solutions are very important

Hosur (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 14 (ANI/NewsVoir): TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world ...

WTC final: Curator aims for 'pace, bounce, carry' in pitch

Southampton [UK], June 14 (ANI): Simon Lee, the head groundsman at Hampshire, has hinted that pitch for the upcoming World ...

Cranfield University grants International Arrivals Bursary

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI/SRV Media): Cranfield University, United Kingdom, is an international global university specialized in post-graduation. Cranfield's ...

Sachin 'delighted' to see Mankad inducted into Hall of Fame

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar expressed "delight" to see former India cricketer Vinoo Mankad being ...

Selling Zongzi becomes way of livelihood in Philippines amid pandemic

For Wilson Lee Flores, a Philippine bakery owner, selling Zongzi with a distinct flavor of the Chinese culture has become ...

China lambasts G7 unified position on Beijing

London [UK], June 14 (ANI): China on Sunday lambasted G7 unified position on Beijing, saying that the days when a ...

Anupam Kher's birthday wish for wife Kirron

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): On the occasion of actor-turned-politician Kirron Kher's 69th birthday on Monday, her husband Anupam ...

Tendulkar, Laxman laud Djokovic for clinching French Open

Paris [France], June 14 (ANI): Former Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman lauded world number one Novak Djokovic's heroics ...

Former Pak PM Abbasi says new budget is 'fake'

Karachi [Pakistan], June 14 (ANI): Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on ...

G7 leaders pledge 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to world

Cornwall [UK], June 14 (ANI): The leaders of the Group of Seven nations have pledged over 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Global indifference to holding of 2020 Olympics slammed

The widely respected international medical journal The Lancet, which has been publishing medical research since 1823, has called for a ...

American Airlines invests $25 million in UK flying taxis

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines will purchase flying taxis to ferry passengers high above the congestion of crowded cities.In moving ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer doses by end 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has announced it will donate 500 million Pfizer Covid vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries ...

U.S. pharmacist pleads guilty to destroying Covid vaccines

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin: A Wisconsin pharmacist is to be jailed for three years for destroying hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 ...

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