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COVID-19: Virologists in Bengal's Siliguri suggest speeding up testing in wake of Omicron scare

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], December 2 (ANI): In the wake of the new variant of coronavirus, Omicron, the virologists in ...


Cyclone Jawad: PM Modi directs officials to take necessary measures to ensure safe evacuation of people

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday to review the preparedness ...


VFS Global issues new update on visa services in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic ...


No question of alliance with TMC in Tripura, it plays double-standards politics: Manik Sarkar

Agartala (Tripura) [India], December 2 (ANI): Negating the possibility of a poll alliance between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Left ...


VFS Global resumes visa application services in India

Dubai [UAE], December 2 (ANI): VFS Global, World's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for Governments and Diplomatic missions has ...


Cyclone Jawad: NDRF deploys 8 teams in West Bengal

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed eight teams in West Bengal in ...


Cong leadership not divine right of an individual, let opposition leadership be decided democratically: Prashant Kishor

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Calling for the selection of the opposition leader in a democratic manner, poll strategist ...


No alliance possible against BJP without Congress, claims Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 'there is no UPA' remark, Congress leader ...


Congress' aim to defeat BJP but some people only help them: Kharge on Mamata Banerjee's 'no UPA' remark

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Criticizing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "there is no UPA", Leader of Opposition ...


Mumbai BJP leader files complaint against Mamata Banerjee for 'insulting' national anthem

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from the party's Mumbai unit has filed a ...


After 'no UPA' barb, Congress to launch all-out attack against Mamata Banerjee

By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): As several leaders from its fold joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in ...


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Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

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New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

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Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...


Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...


All good things must end: Hardik Pandya as MI releases him

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): India all-rounder Hardik Pandya expressed his gratitude towards the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise ...


Rajkummar Rao mourns the demise of Bramha Mishra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): The untimely demise of 'Mirzapur' actor Bramha Mishra has left everyone in a state ...


Omicron cases found in South-East Asia region 'not unexpected' in view of interconnected world: WHO

New Delhi [India] December 2 (ANI): As the Union Health Ministry confirmed two COVID-19 cases of Omicron (B.1.1.529) in Karnataka ...


Versatility is important: 'Inside Edge' fame Tanuj Virwani

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): It's been a great year for actor Tanuj Virwani. His 'Illegal 2' show was ...


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