Wed, 08 Feb 2023

Pakistanis term Wikipedia blockage an embarrassment to country's image

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has banned Wikipedia after threatening the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia with "sacrilegious content," according to the Wikimedia Foundation.The ...

Monkeys stolen from Dallas Zoo found in abandoned home

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Police have announced that two emperor tamarin monkeys that disappeared earlier this week from the Dallas ...

Ireland navy falls to four ships, reels from staff shortages

DUBLIN, Ireland: The Irish Navy has reported that it canceled 12 of 26 patrols scheduled for January, primarily due to ...

At US urging, Japan to stop exporting chip technology to China

TOKYO, Japan: Japan is preparing to revise legislation to allow it to restrict the export of advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment ...

Hydrogen takes steps to develop hydrogen fuel cells for cars, trucks

TOKYO, Japan: Honda has announced that it will manufacture a new hydrogen fuel cell system, which was jointly developed with ...

US ending Covid emergency programs on May 11

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration said this week that it will end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on 11th May, nearly ...

As stocks and bonds suffer, Norway wealth fund sees record losses

OSLO, Norway: Ending a three-year run of profits as stock and bond prices were hit by rising inflation and Russia's ...

Roundup: Earthquakes kill over 11,000 in Türkiye, Syria

© Provided by Xinhua ANKARA/DAMASCUS, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from Monday's devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria ...

UK offers to train Ukrainian pilots

PM Rishi Sunak has announced plans to expand assistance to Kiev's air and sea troopsThe UK will step up its ...

Third NDRF team from India to leave for earthquake hit Turkey

New Delhi [India], February 8 (ANI): India is rushing a fresh team of National Disaster Response Force along with other ...

Tsar Nicholas II's children: What we know about them

The last Russian tsar had five children. All of them were assassinated along with their father and mother in July ...

Quake death toll exceeds 11,000 in Türkiye, Syria

© Provided by Xinhua ANKARA, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday during his visit to ...

Under 'Operation Dost', India sends humanitarian assistance to Turkey, Syria

New Delhi [India], February 8 (ANI): India is providing materials, supplies, medical supplies, and equipment, to Syria as well as ...

German defense minister discusses Ukraine doubts

Boris Pistorius said it was ?difficult? to determine if Kiev could retake Crimea and DonbassGerman Defense Minister Boris Pistorius has ...

Pak human rights group raises concern over continued marginalization of religious minorities

Lahore [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has raised concerns over the continued marginalization of ...

Pakistan cricketer Asif Afridi banned for two years

Karachi [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): Pakistan left-arm spinner Asif Afridi has been banned for two years for two separate breaches ...

Hardik Pandya moves to No. 2 position in ICC T20I All-Rounder Rankings

Dubai [UAE], February 8 (ANI): India star Hardik Pandya reached within reach of the top spot in the T20I All-Rounder ...

Turkey-Syria earthquake toll nears 9500, rescue underway

Ankara [Turkey], February 8 (ANI): The Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll stands at 9,487, CNN reported citing officials as rescue operations ...

J-K's transition from terror-hit region to thriving UT shatters fake narratives

Jammu and Kashmir [India], February 8 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's transition from a terror-hit region into a thriving Union Territory ...

Despite economic crisis Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif busy stoking Kashmir issue

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): The success of India's global diplomacy has pushed Pakistan into a corner, especially among the ...

Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll crosses 8,700

Ankara [Turkey], February 8 (ANI): The death toll from the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday has risen ...

Punjab: BSF detects drone intruding into Indian territory from Pak side

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], February 8 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) troops on Wednesday deployed along International Border in Amritsar, Punjab, ...

Women, girls in Afghanistan under exile in own country, says UN Chief

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 8 (ANI): As Afghan women continue to grapple with challenges related to education due to Taliban-imposed bans, ...

US will stand with Ukraine "as long as it takes," says Biden

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) said that America will stand with Ukraine ...

Turkey, Syria quake: House members in Kerala condoles loss of lives during Assembly session

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], February 8 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinrayi Vijayan on Wednesday presented a resolution in the state assembly ...

India will buy oil from wherever is beneficial energy minister

New Delhi has been criticized by the West over its reluctance to back anti-Russian sanctionsIndia will continue to import oil ...

Earthquake: NATO flags fly half-mast in soldarity with ally Turkey

Brussels [Belgium], February 8 (ANI): Flags of all 30 member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) flew at ...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks Turkey's Nurdagi

Ankara [Turkey], February 8 (ANI): Another earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolted Nurdagi district, a city in Gaziantep Province of Turkey ...

Julie, Romio among 4-member dog squad engage in rescue ops in quake-hit Turkey

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India], February 8 (ANI): Julie, Romio, Honey and Rambo-- a four-member dog squad-- are engaged in ...

Death toll surpasses 7900 in earthquake hit Turkey-Syria, expected to rise

Ankara [Turkey], February 8 (ANI): The death toll in the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday has soared ...

US to sell rocket launchers, ammunition worth USD 10 billion to Poland amid Russia-Ukraine war

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): The United States has planned to sell rocket launchers and ammunition worth about USD 10 ...

Pakistan: 30 people killed, 15 others injured in road accident in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): As many as 30 passengers were killed and 15 others were injured when a passenger ...

Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll surpasses 7,700-mark

Ankara [Turkey], February 8 (ANI): The death toll from the earthquakes that jolted Turkey and Syria has risen to at ...

IAF plane carrying Indian Army officials, medical specialists including surgeons takes off for earthquake-hit Turkey

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 8 (ANI): Indian Air Force's Globemaster C-17 with 100 Indian Army officials along with medical ...

UN Nuclear Chief Underscores Importance of Iran Talks

LONDON - The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday underscored the urgency of resuscitating diplomatic efforts to ...

Death toll of Türkiye-Syria quakes rises to 6,700+

Rescue operations are now a ?race against time,? says the World Health OrganizationThe number of confirmed deaths from the 7.7 ...

Twitter suspends US lawmaker's account

Senator Steve Daines apparently ran foul of the social media platform by posting a hunting photoUS Senator Steve Daines has ...

West uses chemical weapons watchdog to justify its aggression Moscow

The US and its allies are trying to replace international law with their own ?made-up rules? in the OPCW, Russia's ...

IAF aircraft with emergency relief assistance including life-saving drugs departs for earthquake-hit Syria

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 8 (ANI): Indian Air Force C130J-Hercules aircraft with medical equipment departed from Hindon Airport in ...

Much work remains to be done to tackle anti-Asian racism in U.S.

© Provided by Xinhua "We are a nation of immigrants with a history of discrimination and exploitation of minority groups. ...

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Oval to host ICC World Test Championship 2023 final from June 7

Dubai [UAE], February 8 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday confirmed that the second edition of the ICC ...

India will buy oil from wherever is beneficial energy minister

New Delhi has been criticized by the West over its reluctance to back anti-Russian sanctionsIndia will continue to import oil ...

Peru reports death of 585 sea lions due to bird flu

Lima [Peru], February 8 (ANI): Peru on Tuesday (local time) reported the death of 585 sea lions and 55,000 wild ...

Zimbabwe's Gary Ballance becomes second player to score Test centuries for two countries

Bulawayo [Zimbabwe], February 8 (ANI): Zimbabwe batter Gary Ballance scored a superb century on the fourth day of the first ...

Deadly Landslides Hit Southern Peru

More than a dozen people have been killed by a series of landslides in southern Peru.Authorities say several others are ...

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