Thu, 09 Dec 2021

Responding to threats, Japan swiftly building its military

ENIWA, Japan On the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan opened up its humbly named Self Defense Force's firing exercises to ...

New York City mandates 3.7 million private workers to be vaccinated

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared that all employees working in New ...

Large UK Christmas parties being canceled due to Omicron

LONDON, England: Due to the uncertainty caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19,, major companies, including NatWest, Aviva, Deloitte and ...

Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...

Cold War fears emerge as democracy summit looms

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, U.S. President Joe Biden will host a virtual "Summit for Democracy." The gathering ...

Ten covid infected cruise passengers placed in isolation in USA

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: At least ten passengers and crew members onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that docked in New ...

British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...

African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

Rutva, a 7-year-old Indian, UAE resident, created two World Records in English and Arabic in one attempt

Dubai [UAE], December 9 (ANI/PNN): Rutva Nikhil Pore, a 7-year-old proud Indian girl, blessed resident of Dubai, the United Arab ...

CARE Rating Agency revises outlook to 'A'; Positive (Single A; Outlook: Positive) for H.K. Jewels Pvt Ltd.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): HK Jewels Pvt Ltd (HKJ) announced that CARE Rating agency revised the outlook from ...

Omicron spreading faster, but may be less severe, say researchers

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 9 (ANI): The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading faster but it is likely that it ...

UNHCR staff members wounded in DR Congo, UN chief calls for full investigation

New York [US], December 9 (ANI): The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed outrage over an attack on a ...

Kohli consciously realised that he cannot lead in all three formats, says Atul Wassan

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Former India cricketer Atul Wassan feels Virat Kohli has realised that he cannot lead ...

For India to achieve the goal of Global Skills Capital, skilled workforce is essential: Official

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): A skilled workforce is crucial as India is surging towards a 5 trillion dollar ...

Poor customer experiences costing businesses up to USD 216 billion in India, says Qualtrics Study

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): Nearly all consumers in India (96 percent) said they were dissatisfied with their experiences ...

Ancient tradition of art revealed to the world at Dubai Expo

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): At an event curated by government advisory firm Sapio Analytics, art historian and filmmaker ...

BML Munjal University unveils Centre on Law, Regulation and Technology

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], December 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): BML Munjal University, through its School of Law has today unveiled its Centre on ...

SABERA 2021 highlight ESG and SDG Best Practices in India

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): Themed 'Purpose beyond Profit', the fourth consecutive edition of Social and Business Enterprise Responsible ...

Achchi Khabar: Digital Good News platform launched by Senior Journalist and News Anchor Richha Jain Kalra

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI/GIPR): Achchi Khabar is a new, one-of-its kind, digital good news platform that is making ...

Tanzania must face up to calls for reform if it wants to keep the peace

Sixty years after independence, Tanzania is still guided by the path created in its early years, one dominated by an ...

US announces new initiatives to protect reporters on eve of Democracy Summit

Washington [US], December 9 (ANI): The US has announced new initiatives to protect reporters and independent journalism on the eve ...

UAE expresses grief over demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat, others in chopper crash

Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 9 (ANI): The UAE on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of India's Chief of Defence ...

Excess spending and hard feelings: Some expert tips on how to go through Black Friday without wasting time and money

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): The fintech company OctaFX called several international financial experts together and prepared a top-5 ...

Amitabh Bachchan signs in as ambassador of Legends League Cricket

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Legends Cricket League, a professional cricket league for retired international cricketers have brought megastar ...

Luminous Power Technologies partners with Gridtential to provide affordable batteries in India

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Luminous Power Technologies, a leader in power backup and home electricals in India, ...

Pre-independence Amritsar stadium still awaits completion

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], December 9 (ANI): Amritsar's Gandhi Ground (cricket stadium), which once hosted several international and national tournaments, today, ...

Kohli announcing birth of daughter Vamika 'most liked tweet' of 2021 in India

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Twitter India on Thursday announced that India skipper Virat Kohli announcing the birth of ...

Kyunki...Its time for some KDramaOnMX

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI/Mediawire): K Dramas have typically ruled the content scene in India since the early 2000s ...

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Stock markets in Asia take breather, Hong Kong's Hang Seng does best

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia were mixed on Thursday, with Japanese and Australian shares driving lower, while ...

In Zoom call, online mortgage lender Better.com fires 900 employees

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Vishal Garg, CEO of New York-based online mortgage lender Better.com, laid off some 900 employees ...

Chicken tenders removed from menus in US due to supply chain issues

WASHINGTON D.C.: Chicken tenders may become a victim of failing supply chains, resulting in shortages in U.S. restaurants and grocery ...

U.S. stocks forge ahead, greenback takes hit against euro

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday.The Dow Jones industrials gained 35.32 points or 0.10 percent ...

In rule change, US debt collectors can now SMS debtors

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following a ruling by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), U.S. debt collectors can now contact millions ...

Europe says $340 billion program will not burden countries with debt

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has announced the creation of a program worth $340 billion, called "Global Gateway," to act ...

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