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Perfect love: Son with 'missed you' card for mom gets flying chappal in return; Watch

Perfect love: Son with 'missed you' card for mom gets flying chappal in return; Watch

In the video, the man, a Palestinian-American actor, can be seen waiting for her mother at the airport with a bouquet and 'missed you' card.

Dec 03, 2021, 23:50 PM IST
Islamic State attack on Iraqi village kills 10 Kurdish soldiers, 3 villagers: Report

Islamic State attack on Iraqi village kills 10 Kurdish soldiers, 3 villagers: Report

The attack took place in the Makhmour region, a hotbed for Islamic State activity that sees regular attacks against Kurdish forces, Iraqi forces and often civilians.

Dec 03, 2021, 23:35 PM IST
COVID vaccine makers should plan to adjust jabs: WHO amid Omicron scare

COVID vaccine makers should plan to adjust jabs: WHO amid Omicron scare

Amid Omicron threat, WHO said, "It is very recommendable that vaccine manufacturers already start planning ahead and plan for the likelihood for having to adjust the existing vaccine."

Dec 03, 2021, 18:32 PM IST
Attention travellers to the US, check the new guidelines before boarding flight

Attention travellers to the US, check the new guidelines before boarding flight

The United States will begin requiring all inbound international travellers to test for COVID-19 within one day of their flight to the U.S., regardless of their nationality or vaccination status.

Dec 03, 2021, 17:07 PM IST
Viral video: Angry elephant attacks safari tourists, what happens next - watch!

Viral video: Angry elephant attacks safari tourists, what happens next - watch!

The incident reportedly took place in South Africa's Selati Game Reserve when an angry tusker charged towards a group of travellers on a safari jeep

Dec 03, 2021, 16:56 PM IST
Tweet from Pakistan embassy in Serbia criticising Imran Khan goes viral, Foreign Office says account hacked

Tweet from Pakistan embassy in Serbia criticising Imran Khan goes viral, Foreign Office says account hacked

The Pakistan Embassy tweet that went viral read, "With inflation breaking all previous records, how long do you expect @ImranKhanPTI that we [government] official will remain silent & keep

Dec 03, 2021, 16:29 PM IST
China suspends Sri Lanka energy projects over 'security concern' from 'third party'

China suspends Sri Lanka energy projects over 'security concern' from 'third party'

Chinese embassy in a tweet on Wednesday confirmed that "Sino Soar Hybrid Technology, being suspended to build Hybrid Energy system in 3 northern islands Flag of Sri Lanka due to 'security concern'

Dec 03, 2021, 14:05 PM IST
Omicron could be responsible for more than half of Covid infections in Europe in a month

Omicron could be responsible for more than half of Covid infections in Europe in a month

Europe has so far recorded 79 cases of the Omicron variant first detected in southern Africa last month.

Dec 03, 2021, 06:55 AM IST
Indian-American Gita Gopinath being promoted as IMF's First Deputy Managing Director

Indian-American Gita Gopinath being promoted as IMF's First Deputy Managing Director

Gita Gopinath, who was scheduled to return to her academic position at Harvard University in January 2022, has served as the IMF's chief economist for three years.

Dec 03, 2021, 06:51 AM IST
Caste added as protected category for all graduate, undergraduate student workers in Harvard University

Caste added as protected category for all graduate, undergraduate student workers in Harvard University

The historic addition marks Harvard as the first Ivy League school to have caste equity protection in its non-discrimination clause for unionised student workers. 

Dec 03, 2021, 06:27 AM IST
Omicron scare: US tightens COVID-19 measures, implements stricter testing protocols for travellers

Omicron scare: US tightens COVID-19 measures, implements stricter testing protocols for travellers

The new testing rules will apply both to US citizens and foreign nationals flying into the country and are expected to take effect early next week, the White House said.

Dec 03, 2021, 06:20 AM IST
US and Iran voice pessimism about reviving nuclear deal

US and Iran voice pessimism about reviving nuclear deal

"I have to tell you, recent moves, recent rhetoric, don`t give us a lot of cause for ... optimism," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters in Stockholm, saying he could judge in a day or

Dec 02, 2021, 23:42 PM IST
US to restart Trump-era border policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

US to restart Trump-era border policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

US President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has struggled in his first year in office to reverse many hardline immigration policies put in place by his Republican predecessor Donald Trump and at the same

Dec 02, 2021, 23:32 PM IST
Germany imposes curbs on unvaccinated, to make COVID jabs mandatory amid Omicron scare

Germany imposes curbs on unvaccinated, to make COVID jabs mandatory amid Omicron scare

Amid Omicron threat, Germany has decided to bar the unvaccinated from access to all but the most essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies and bakeries.

Dec 02, 2021, 21:26 PM IST
Omicron may cause over half of COVID-19 infections in Europe, warns EU

Omicron may cause over half of COVID-19 infections in Europe, warns EU

Europe has so far recorded a few dozens of infections with the Omicron variant, which was first detected in southern Africa last month.

Dec 02, 2021, 19:29 PM IST
Canadian airports warn of 'chaos' as govt makes COVID-19 test compulsory for all except US arrivals

Canadian airports warn of 'chaos' as govt makes COVID-19 test compulsory for all except US arrivals

Canada on Tuesday (November 30) said it will require people arriving internationally by air, except from the United States, to take a COVID-19 test, seeking to halt the spread of the Omicron

Dec 02, 2021, 18:27 PM IST
Europe's migrant crisis dominates Pope Francis' Cyprus-Greece trip

Europe's migrant crisis dominates Pope Francis' Cyprus-Greece trip

Cyprus has seen such a spike in migrant arrivals this year "a 38 per cent increase in the first 10 months compared to all of last year" that it has formally asked the European Commission to let it

Dec 02, 2021, 14:17 PM IST
United States, European Union to discuss Taiwan during their high-level dialogue on China

United States, European Union to discuss Taiwan during their high-level dialogue on China

"The discussion will focus on key areas, including technology, human rights, multilateralism, disinformation and security," the official said adding that Taiwan will be the topic of discussions.

Dec 02, 2021, 06:42 AM IST
US reports first case of Omicron COVID variant, Americans told to get vaccinated

US reports first case of Omicron COVID variant, Americans told to get vaccinated

As of November 30, 197.1 million people, or 60 per cent of the US population, have been fully vaccinated. And 41.1 million received a booster shot, according to data from the US Centers for Disease

Dec 02, 2021, 06:23 AM IST
Omicron variant confirmed in 23 countries: WHO chief

Omicron variant confirmed in 23 countries: WHO chief

Tedros said that WHO is learning more all the time about Omicron, but there`s still more to learn about its effect on transmission, the severity of disease, and the effectiveness of tests,

Dec 01, 2021, 22:27 PM IST