Fri, 05 Mar 2021

AFP chief promotes importance of patriotism during hometown visit

ZAMBOANGUITA, Negros Oriental, March 3 (PIA) -- The chief of the staff of the country's armed forces stressed the importance ...

ITBP decides to strengthen its Chinese Kung Fu team

By Ankur SharmaNew Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has decided to strengthen its team of Wushu ...

More women empowerment programs to launch in UP says Yogi

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 5 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said that women empowerment programs ...

Sensex cracks by 441 points, PSU banks and metal stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed nearly 1 per cent lower after a choppy trading session ...

World Semiconductor Shortage Raises Taiwan's Bargaining Power with US

TAIPEI - U.S. President Joe Biden's order to secure semiconductor supply chains for high-tech hardware production offers a commercial boost ...

Rights activist abridges UN about Pak-sponsored terrorism

Geneva [Switzerland], March 5 (ANI): Professor Fernand de Varennes, special rapporteur on minority issues on Tuesday has written a letter ...

Coup-hit Myanmar sees nationwide electricity outage

Electricity supply was cut across many areas of Myanmar on Friday because of a "system breakdown", according to multiple government ...

Seat sharing not an issue in Mahagathbandhan, says Ajmal

Guwahati (Assam) [India], March 5 (ANI): All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal on Friday said that the ...

Karnataka Para Swimming to host Swimming Championship

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): The 20th edition of the National Para Swimming Championship will be held from March ...

Consignment of Made in India COVID-19 vaccines airlifted

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): India on Friday airlifted a consignment of Made in India COVID-19 vaccines for Guyana, ...

Biden plans virtual meet with Quad members to counter China

Washington [US], March 5 (ANI): President Joe Biden planned a virtual summit this month with the leaders of Quad members ...

Deepak Kumar on Strandja Memorial tournament

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Boxer Deepak Kumar returned home with a silver medal after reaching the ...

FAO food price index rises for 9th consecutive month in Feb

Rome [Italy], March 5 (ANI): Global food commodity prices rose for the ninth consecutive month in February with quotations for ...

Region 9 records 1st COVID-19 UK variant case in Zambo Norte

LABASON, Zamboanga del Norte, March 5 (PIA) - Social media was abuzz with Zanortehanons' concerns late last night after the ...

Ferguson eyeing Test cricket return

Wellington [New Zealand], March 5 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson is eyeing Test cricket return with the upcoming T20I ...

Urdu Bulletin: Firing on anti-coup protests in Myanmar

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Various Urdu newspapers published from New Delhi on Friday covered news on firing during ...

Pakistan gearing up to trademark Himalayan pink salt to boost exports

© Provided by Xinhua "The special focus being given by the incumbent government to regularize salt trade and develop a ...

Asia Album: Lion cub Simba debuts at Singapore Zoo

© Provided by Xinhua SINGAPORE, March 5 (Xinhua) -- A male lion cub Simba made his first public appearance with ...

Equity indices flat in volatile trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Friday with banking and metal ...

US condemns terrorist infiltration across LoC

Washington [US], March 5 (ANI): The United States on Thursday (local time) condemned terrorists who seek to infiltrate across the ...

Regular physical activity helps people with type 2 diabetes

Washington [US], March 5 (ANI): Exercising regularly has many health benefits, but did you know regular physical activity could prove ...

Reporting India: A review by Ambassador A R Ghanashyam

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI):A superb storyteller, he has also explained beautifully in the book the metamorphosis of the ...

Mohammad Abbas signs two-month deal with Hampshire

Hampshire [UK], March 5 (ANI): Hampshire on Thursday announced the signing of Pakistan pacer Mohammad Abbas for the first two ...

One Indian national shot dead by Nepal police at border

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 5 (ANI): An Indian national sustained injuries in police firing at the Indo-Nepal border allegedly ...

COVID VACCINE for Eastern Visayas arrives on March 5

TACLOBAN CITY, Mar 4 (PIA) - The COVID-19 vaccines the Eastern Visayans have been dreaming of and wishing for will ...

Pres. Duterte: Vaccines are safe, key to reopen society

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a vial of the AstraZeneca vaccine that arrived in the country Thursday night, March 4, ...

Pak PM called his own legislators for taking bribes: Gilani

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 5 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Yousaf Raza Gilani, who defeated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) leader Hafeez ...

Journalists Become Targets in Myanmar Violence

As security forces in Myanmar respond with greater force against protesters, journalists are being targeted or caught in the crossfire.The ...

US adds Myanmar ministries, army to trade blacklist

Washington [US], March 5 (ANI): As the pro-democracy protests in Myanmar continue to intensify despite the crackdown by the junta, ...

UN expert demands UNSC to impose sanctions on Myanmar

Geneva [Switzerland], March 5 (ANI): United Nations human rights investigator on Myanmar Thomas Andrews on Thursday (local time) urged the ...

Myanmar Embassy Staffers in US Join Country's Anti-Coup Movement

Five staff members at Myanmar's embassy in Washington said Thursday they have joined a movement against the country's military government ...

'Will not spare you': Imran Khan to opposition

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 4 (ANI): Addressing the nation after the Senate election blow, bewildered Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said ...

'Pak PM have no future, no party anymore'

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 4 (ANI): Slamming the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz on Thursday dismissed ...

Stocks slide as inflation fears take hold

Stock markets retreated Thursday, with the heaviest losses in Asia, as rising inflation fears offset optimism about the re-opening of ...

'Beginning of the end' for Imran Khan: Bilawal

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 4 (ANI): A day after ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's suffered a serious blow in the Senate election, Pakistan ...

India extends NRs 44.17 million to Nepal

New Delhi [India], March 4 (ANI): India on Thursday extended a grant of Nepali Rs 44.17 million to Nepal to ...

Nomadland to premiere on Disney plus

Washington [US], March 4 (ANI): As the cinemas in UK are still holding back to re-open, one of the most ...

Dhaka: Jaishankar meets Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka [Bangladesh], March 4 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bangladesh Prime Minister M Sheikh Hasina on Thursday during ...

India Legends favorites as Road Safety World Series returns

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], March 4 (ANI): India, which had a great start to the Road Safety World Series with two ...

PSL postponement: Akhtar fumes over PCB's incompetency

New Delhi [India], March 4 (ANI): Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Thursday fumed over the "incompetency" of the Pakistan ...

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Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Repairing roads, bridges to be focus of White House, says officials

WASHINGTON D.C.: Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden and other lawmakers are establishing the foundations ...

Black, brown communities targeted in Covid vaccination campaign

WASHINGTON DC - To boost vaccination rates among minorities, particularly Black and brown Americans, senior Biden administration officials say the ...

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