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US Miami building collapse: 1 dead, several trapped, emergency operation underway

US Miami building collapse: 1 dead, several trapped, emergency operation underway

The sea-view side of a beachfront condo tower collapsed in the Miami-area town early Thursday morning at least one person has been killed while several residents are trapped in the rubble.

Jun 24, 2021, 18:24 PM IST
COVID positive for 10 months: 72-year-old Bristol man got 42 tests done

COVID positive for 10 months: 72-year-old Bristol man got 42 tests done

A 72-year-old man in the UK has reportedly been infected with the novel coronavirus for nearly 10 months which is being touted to be the longest recorded active COVID-19 infection to date.

Jun 24, 2021, 17:07 PM IST
Brazil: Threats and violence mark COVID-19 pandemic debate

Brazil: Threats and violence mark COVID-19 pandemic debate

Critics say President Jair Bolsonaro`s stance has turned friendly neighbors into bitter foes, and led to threats and violence against those who support or enact COVID-19 containment measures.

Jun 23, 2021, 23:55 PM IST
Warren Buffett resigns from Gates Foundation, donates shares worth $4.1 billion

Warren Buffett resigns from Gates Foundation, donates shares worth $4.1 billion

Warren Buffett resigned from the Gates Foundation and announced that he is donating his shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to charity.

Jun 23, 2021, 18:14 PM IST
NASA's Hubble telescope on halt after trouble with payload computer

NASA's Hubble telescope on halt after trouble with payload computer

NASA's initial findings pointed to a degrading computer memory module as the source of the computer halt. 

Jun 20, 2021, 19:23 PM IST
Brazil nears grim half a million COVID-19-death mark, second worst-hit nation after US

Brazil nears grim half a million COVID-19-death mark, second worst-hit nation after US

Brazil`s death toll from COVID-19 is expected to pass 500,000 on Saturday as experts warn that the world`s second-deadliest outbreak may worsen due to delayed vaccinations and the government`s

Jun 19, 2021, 22:52 PM IST
Woman's hilarious warning to neighbours about her pet cat goes viral - Read here

Woman's hilarious warning to neighbours about her pet cat goes viral - Read here

A woman fed up of her cat's thieving ways decided to put up a sign of the pet's misdeeds so that her neighbors could retrieve their stolen belongings.

Jun 19, 2021, 20:14 PM IST
White House considering talks between US President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping

White House considering talks between US President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping

The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top US official said

Jun 17, 2021, 23:56 PM IST
Australian town covered in massive spider webs, freaky video goes viral - Watch

Australian town covered in massive spider webs, freaky video goes viral - Watch

In a horrific scene witnessed in Australia, a part of town in Victoria state has been found covered in thick spider cobweb after heavy rains and flooding hit the region.

Jun 17, 2021, 20:09 PM IST
In UK, COVID-19 cases of Delta variant double every 11 days: Study

In UK, COVID-19 cases of Delta variant double every 11 days: Study

The number of people infected with coronavirus is increasing rapidly in England, doubling every 11 days, which coincides with the Delta variant of COVID-19 becoming dominant in the country, a new

Jun 17, 2021, 18:56 PM IST
New strain of coronavirus discovered in Moscow by Russian scientists

New strain of coronavirus discovered in Moscow by Russian scientists

At Russia`s Gamaleya National Center scientists claimed to have identified a new variant of the coronavirus, naming it after the national capital since the strain was first found in Moscow as cases

Jun 16, 2021, 19:11 PM IST
No masks outdoors as France decides to end night-time curfew from June 20

No masks outdoors as France decides to end night-time curfew from June 20

French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Wednesday that a national night-time curfew that had been installed in France at end 2020 to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus would now end from June 20

Jun 16, 2021, 18:04 PM IST
US President Joe Biden, Russia's Vladimir Putin meet for summit talks in Geneva

US President Joe Biden, Russia's Vladimir Putin meet for summit talks in Geneva

Biden and Putin begin diplomatic talks in Geneva, plan to discuss everything from cybercrime to Russia's alleged interference in America's elections, as well as arms control and Russia's intrusion in

Jun 16, 2021, 17:35 PM IST
World Bank approves $60 million to strengthen Nepal's higher education

World Bank approves $60 million to strengthen Nepal's higher education

"The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of building back better and prioritizing human capital development," stated Faris Hadad-Zervos, World Bank Country Director for Maldives

Jun 13, 2021, 17:15 PM IST
Japan to launch probe into Google, Apple activities, may toughen antitrust regulations

Japan to launch probe into Google, Apple activities, may toughen antitrust regulations

Amid growing allegations of antitrust violations by Apple and Google, the Japanese government is set to probe the activities of the two tech giants.

Jun 13, 2021, 16:43 PM IST
Small groups don't rule the world: China reminds G7 nations

Small groups don't rule the world: China reminds G7 nations

China on Sunday pointedly cautioned Group of Seven leaders that the days when "small" groups of countries decided the fate of the world was long gone, hitting back at the richest democracies as they

Jun 13, 2021, 16:41 PM IST
Father 'killed daughters and dumped bodies at sea: Spanish investigators

Father 'killed daughters and dumped bodies at sea: Spanish investigators

A father allegedly killed his two young daughters at his house before dumping their bodies at sea off the Spanish island of Tenerife, according to a preliminary judicial investigation published on

Jun 13, 2021, 00:13 AM IST
G7 to counter China's clout with big infrastructure project: US official

G7 to counter China's clout with big infrastructure project: US official

The Group of Seven will seek to rival China’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative on Saturday by announcing a global infrastructure plan to help developing nations, a senior official in U.

Jun 12, 2021, 20:27 PM IST
Meet Megha Rajagopalan, Indian-Origin journalist who won Pulitzer Prize

Meet Megha Rajagopalan, Indian-Origin journalist who won Pulitzer Prize

Megha Rajagopalan won the Pulitzer Prize for innovative investigative reports harnessing satellite technology that exposed China's mass detention camps for Muslim Uighurs and other minority

Jun 12, 2021, 16:50 PM IST
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli to expand his cabinet for second time at 6 pm today

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli to expand his cabinet for second time at 6 pm today

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has decided to further expand his cabinet for the second time, a CPN-UML leader confirmed. 

Jun 10, 2021, 15:25 PM IST