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New Delhi ravaged by Covid; beds, oxygen, medicines in short supply

NEW DELHI, India: As of April 18, there were fewer than 100 critical care beds to treat Covid patients in ...

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed new legislation aimed at bolstering efforts to combat rising anti-Asian hate ...

US needs Japan to counter China's ascension: Report

Tokyo [Japan], April 23 (ANI): US needs its allies, and most importantly Japan, to counter China's ascension, according to an ...

The latest: U.S. Senate passes bill targeting anti-Asian hate crimes

© Provided by Xinhua The bill's passage "sends a clear and unmistakable message of solidarity" to the Asian American and ...

US Senate passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Washington DC [US], April 23 (ANI): The Senate on Thursday (local time) passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, a bill ...

Is Keir Starmer any good? Don't ask Londoners

Keir Starmer recently celebrated his first year as leader of the Labour party. His critics believe the party is failing ...

Chinese Defence Minister to visit Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 22 (ANI): Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe will visit Sri Lanka on April 27 on a ...

Sri Lanka expels ship carrying nuclear material for China

Sri Lankan authorities expelled an Antigua-registered ship that entered the island's territory without declaring a radioactive cargo bound for China.The ...

Beijing Condemns Pakistan Suicide Blast Targeting Chinese Diplomats

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Pakistan said Thursday the death toll had risen to at least five from an overnight suicide ...

Ghani asks Pakistan to stay out of Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] April 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday urged Pakistan to stay out of his country and ...

Relatives of missing Shias hold protest in Karachi

Karachi [Pakistan], April 22 (ANI): As authorities in Pakistan continue the persecution of minority communities- especially of Shias, families and ...

Returnees from Pak test COVID positive

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], April 22 (ANI): Some devotees who returned from Pakistan after celebrating Baisakhi tested positive for COVID-19, said ...

Pashupatinath Temple to close doors for public

Kathmandu [Nepal], April 22 (ANI): With the steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Nepal, the government in the Himalayan nation ...

US expresses deep concerns over attack on Absar Alam

Washington [US], April 22 (ANI): The United States on Thursday expressed grave concerns over the attack of Pakistan's leading journalist ...

ONE Esports Singapore Major recorded 274M views

The ONE Esports Singapore Major registered more than 274 million views across all streaming platforms, according to numbers released Thursday. ...

Navy supports rescue mission of Indonesian submarine

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday extended full support to Indonesia over the news ...

Najmul and Mominul take Bangladesh to 474/4

Kandy [Sri Lanka], April 22 (ANI): Brilliant batting display from Najmul Hossain Shanto and skipper Mominul Haque has put Bangladesh ...

Tajik Imam Detained On Extremism Charges After Speech At Funeral

DUSHANBE -- An imam at a Dushanbe mosque has been detained on extremism charges after he called a late Islamic ...

FIFA President condoles ex-Olympian Ahmed Hussain's demise

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): FIFA President Gianni Infantino condoled the demise of former Indian senior national team defender ...

Sensex up 375 points, metals and financials outperform

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices showed resilience on Thursday despite a record single-day spike of over ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes up over 2.3%

Tokyo shares opened higher following US rallies after a two-day retreat sparked partly by valuation fears.The Nikkei 225 index jumped ...

Asia markets rebound after Wall Street rally

Asia markets clawed back the week's losses on Thursday after Wall Street broke a two-day dip overnight that had been ...

Army, AgNor town execs meet village officials for BDP implementation

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte, Apr. 22 -- The local government unit (LGU) of Buenavista in partnership with the 23rd Infantry ...

China bound ship carrying radioactive material in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], April 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan authorities expelled a China-bound cargo ship that entered the Port of Hambantota ...

Four drivers stranded in Balochistan die of starvation

Makran [Pakistan], April 22 (ANI): Four men died due to starvation while they were stranded in border areas of the ...

Imran govt's 'bad decisions' allowed TLP to garner more importance

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 22 (ANI): The Pakistan government's "bad decision-making and weak management" have allowed now proscribed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) ...

Pakistan: Punjab police 'upset' with Imran govt-TLP accord

ahore [Pakistan], April 22 (ANI): The Punjab police senior command seemed upset on Thursday at what it calls 'premature and ...

Turkey-Iran-Pakistan axis to address regional security

Tehran [Iran], April 22 (ANI): The proposal that Iran, Pakistan and Turkey should band together to address regional security challenges ...

Indonesia races to find missing submarine with 53 aboard

Six warships and a helicopter have been sent to look for the submarine. An oil spill where the submarine was ...

PDRF highlights MSME resilience during climate change forum

CALOOCAN CITY, April 22 (PIA) -- The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) presented its various projects supporting micro, small, and ...

Sai Praneeth focusing on 'fitness' ahead of Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Sai Praneeth is India's lone shuttler who is in contention for direct qualification for ...

India gifts 39 ambulances, 6 school buses to Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], April 22 (ANI): India on Thursday gifted 39 ambulances equipped with ventilators and six school buses to Nepal. ...

ISGF and ASEAN Centre for Energy executed MoU

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI/PRNewswire): Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has long standing international partnerships on energy ...

ADB, Nature Conservancy agree to joint action

Manila [The Philippines], Apr 22 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) on Thursday agreed to ...

SEC issues advisories vs new set of investment firms

DAVAO CITY- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued another set of advisories against several entities soliciting investments from ...

Tendulkar helped India win Sharjah Cup in 1998

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): It was on this day, 23 years ago, when former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar ...

Equity indicies dip as Covid worries sag investor sentiment

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday as a record single-day ...

Sidhik Khan J receives awards for his striking personality

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI/ThePRTree): Fitness model and martial artist, Sidhik Khan J has won awards for the best ...

4 killed, over dozen injured in SW Pakistan's hotel bomb blast

© Provided by Xinhua Four people were killed and over a dozen others injured when an explosive-laden vehicle exploded inside ...

Hike in prices of essential goods shows govt's incompetence

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 22 (ANI): Peoples' Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the hike in prices of ...

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Slowdown in demand causes Iowa counties to turn away more vaccines

DES MOINES, Iowa: As the number of Iowa residents who have been vaccinated against Covid rises, the demand has fallen ...

Fighting lockdown fatigue, Dutch government slowly eases restrictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the easing of the country's months-long coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday. A ...

Small chance of blood clots, so Canada's Ontario OKs AstraZeneca

TORONTO, Canada: The province of Ontario, Canada will offer AstraZeneca vaccines to people 40 years and over. This follows a ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

'There will be consequences' to death of Navalny, warns U.S. official

WASHINGTON D.C.: Russia should expect a strong response from the United States if imprisoned political leader Alexei Navalny dies during ...

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