Wed, 01 Feb 2023

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

South Africa hosts first BRICS meeting in Bela Bela

Cape Town [South Africa], February 1 (ANI): As Chair of BRICS for the year 2023, South Africa will host the ...

Zagreb Open: Narsingh Yadav to lead depleted Indian squad

Zagreb [Croatia], February 1 (ANI): Narsingh Yadav will lead the Indian side in the absence of ace Indian wrestlers in ...

FM Sitharaman meets President Murmu ahead of Union budget presentation

New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): Ahead of tabling of the Union budget 2023 in Parliament on Tuesday, Finance Minister ...

Reigning champ Casey Kirwan earns eNASCAR exhibition win

Casey Kirwan opened the 2022 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series with an exhibition win at a virtual Los Angeles Coliseum, then ...

Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at North Block ahead of Union Budget 2023 presentating today

New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday morning arrived at the Ministry of Finance ...

India supports peace process, capacity building in South Sudan

New York [US], February 1 (ANI): India on Tuesday supported the peace process and capacity building in South Sudan in ...

Chinese tech giants take center stage at mega Bangladesh digital show

© Provided by Xinhua "Technology has improved a lot. We see a robot here, it's AI (artificial intelligence) robot, it's ...

Ajit Doval, Jake Sullivan formally launch US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies

Washington [US], February 1 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his American counterpart Jake Sullivan formally launched the US-India ...

Pakistan: Nuclear power plant generation expansion hit snags

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 1 (ANI): After Pakistan's Finance Ministry refused to provide a sovereign guarantee, the fifth unit of the ...

Assam to host Sustainable Financial Working Group meeting under G20 on Feb 2-3

Guwahati (Assam) [India], February 1 (ANI): Assam is gearing up to host its first G20 meeting -- the Sustainable Financial ...

World Insights: U.S. influence in Mideast declines due to biased policies

© Provided by Xinhua In the name of democracy and freedom, the United States has waged cruel wars in the ...

Patrick Reed deems Dubai rules controversy 'non-issue'

Patrick Reed is asking golf fans to move past a rules hullabaloo from last weekend's Dubai Desert Classic that he ...

Launch of 'Innovation Bridge' will connect US, Indian defence startups: White House

Washington [US], February 1 (ANI): The United States and India concluded their US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) ...

How business helped foster relations between West Germany and USSR

After World War II, relations between West Germany and the Soviet Union were very complicated. But ties needed to be ...

Can the Taliban Tackle Corruption in Afghanistan

For more than a decade, Afghanistan was continuously ranked among the 10 most corrupt governments. But this year, the country ...

Advanced Economies Complicit in Transnational Corruption

Washington - Anti-corruption efforts in seemingly 'clean' advanced economies have stalled even as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has brought to ...

Imphal customs seize Tablets worth Rs 2.68 cr, opium packets valued at Rs 1.46 lakhs

Imphal (Manipur) [India], February 1 (ANI): The Divisional Preventive Force of Imphal Customs seized Tablets valued at Rs 2.68 crore ...

US strategic interest is to support India's rise as global power

Washington [US], February 1 (ANI): US strategic interest is to support India's rise as a global power, a senior administration ...

US-India Civil Space Joint Working Group advances bilateral space collaboration

Washington [US], February 1 (ANI): The United States and India Civil Space Joint Working Group's (CSJWG) eighth meeting concluded on ...

UNGA President lauds Anganwadi centre, Karnataka govt for providing essential services

Kannuru (Karnataka) [India], February 1 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly President Csaba Korosi visited Anganwadi centre, the rural childcare centre ...

Mali Jihadist Leader in Secret Talks With Northern Groups

Dakar, Senegal - A powerful al-Qaida-affiliated leader in the Sahel has been in secret talks with armed groups in northern ...

Scientists develop new design principles to improve cancer vaccine structure

Washington [US], February 1 (ANI): Researchers at Northwestern University's International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) have discovered a novel method to ...

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Bucks build big edge, hold off Hornets for fifth straight win

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks survived a turbulent fourth quarter to record ...

Clippers take advantage of turnovers to rally past Bulls

Kawhi Leonard scored a game-high 33 points, Norman Powell added 27 and Paul George notched a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double to ...

LeBron James' triple-double sends Lakers past Knicks in OT

LeBron James moved closer to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's NBA scoring record and gained two spots on the all-time assists list Tuesday ...

Evgeny Kuznetsov strikes in OT as Capitals clip Jackets

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 26 seconds into overtime, and the visiting Washington Capitals defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Tuesday ...

Hurricanes escape 3-goal hole, stun Kings in OT

Sebastian Aho scored on a power play with 53.8 seconds left in overtime as the Carolina Hurricanes completed a rally ...

Jimmy Butler leads Heat to narrow win over Cavs

Jimmy Butler scored a game-high 23 points to pace four scorers in double figures as the visiting Miami Heat beat ...

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