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Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Sri Lankan's Namal Rajapaksa meets PM Modi, gifts Sinhala version of Bhagavad Gita

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parinirvana ...

Lord Buddha's teachings are motivation for India to become self-reliant: PM Modi

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday quoted Lord Buddha's teaching "Appa Deepo Bhava" ...

How electricity became a tool of Soviet propaganda

The Bolsheviks bet heavily on electrification and came up trumps: electricity helped turn the ruined agrarian Russia into a powerful ...

China's Gansu province reports 4 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Gansu [China], October 20 (ANI/Xinhua): Northwest China's Gansu Province reported four new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases between 11 p.m. ...

Kushinagar International Airport to provide seamless connectivity to Buddhist circuits in country

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): International Airport inaugurated at Kushinagar today will provide seamless connectivity to tourists coming ...

PM Modi inaugurates various development projects in UP's Kushinagar

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of various development ...

PM Sheikh Hasina slams developed nations for climate "empty pledges" for decades

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 20 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come down heavily on the developed nations for climate ...

President Kovind arrives in Patna for Bihar Assembly centenary celebrations

Patna (Bihar) [India], October 20 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday arrived at the Jayprakash Narayan International Airport in ...

Lord Buddha an inspiration to Indian Constitution: PM Modi

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that Lord Buddha is an inspiration ...

Aussie speedster James Pattinson retires from international cricket

Melbourne [Australia], October 20 (ANI): Australian fast bowler James Pattinson, once one of the most feared bowlers in the cricket ...

It's an honour we will cherish for years: Sri Lanka's Namal Rajapaksa on direct flight to Kushinagar

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan Cabinet Minister Namal Rajapaksa on Wednesday said India's invitation to a ...

Hong Kong Wine Dine Festival 2021 - Showroom for New Culinary Perspectives

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Hong Kong WineDine Festival, organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), ...

Virat Kohli shares a glimpse of his breakfast date with wife Anushka, daughter Vamika

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 20 (ANI): It's always a treat for the fans when actor Anushka Sharma and her husband ...

UST and OutSystems announce winners of digital learning challenge for students in Malaysia

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 20 (ANI/PRNewswire):The final two winners were awarded conditional job offers from UST while all participants won ...

India's first reusable cloth diaper for infants by Snugkins

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bye-bye to rashes, toxic chemicals, and disposable diapers, bring home convenience, comfort and organic ...

Couture Runway Week Season 4 emphasis on business for next generation designers

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Couture Runway Week held its 4th season at Crown Plaza Okhla New Delhi and ...

T20 WC: Akeal Hosein replaces injured Fabian Allen in West Indies squad

Dubai [UAE], October 20 (ANI): The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 has approved Akeal ...

The celebrated Author, Sabarna Roy, is coming up with two different titles in November 2021

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): The celebrated author, Sabarna Roy, is coming up with two books in November 2021. ...

Facebook planning to change its name

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name next ...

Grew up watching Tendulkar, Afridi, Kumble, reveals Rashid Khan

Dubai [UAE], October 20 (ANI): Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan revealed that he grew up admiring the cricketing greats like Sachin ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | Oct. 20, 2021

BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

PM Modi terms Kushinagar International Airport as tribute to devotion of Buddhist society

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday termed the facility of Kushinagar International Airport, ...

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In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

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