Thu, 13 May 2021

U.S. oil pipeline shutdown could cause jump in prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Supply disruptions caused by the shutdown at Colonial Pipeline---the country's top fuel pipeline network---could result in prices rising ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...

South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...

S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

EU, Pfizer sign agreement to purchase 1.8 billion doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has signed a contract to purchase up to 1.8 billion additional Covid vaccine doses from ...

Swiss auction of 100 carat diamond could bring $20 million

GENEVA , Switzerland: A diamond valued at nearly $20 million is to be auctioned in Switzerland within days. The 100 ...

U.S. tracking China rocket section reentering Earth orbit

WASHINGTON D.C.: Sections of a Chinese rocket are expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere this month.While the sections are being tracked ...

1913 menu found in British cafe remodel

LIVERPOOL, England: A 108 year-old menu has been discovered by workers who were renovating a cafe in England.While working on ...

China shrinking labour force could shun economic growth

Beijing [China], May 13 (ANI): The Chinese economy is growing fast but its shrinking labour force "could place a cap ...

Escalating Violence Between Israel, Hamas Raises Regional Concerns

AMMAN - The fiercest cross-border fighting between Israelis and Palestinians since 2014 has seen a mounting death and injury toll, ...

WV Raman comgratulates Ramesh Powar

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): WV Raman, the outgoing coach of the women's national cricket team, on Thursday congratulated ...

Why India's COVID-19 vaccine rollout is faltering - podcast

In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, as India's COVID-19 crisis continues, we look at what's holding back the ...

Why is the FDA funded in part by the companies it regulates?

The Food and Drug Administration has moved from an entirely taxpayer-funded entity to one increasingly funded by user fees paid ...

BMC floats global tenders for procuring COVID-19 vaccines

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI): Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has become the first municipal corporation in India to float ...

Ramesh Powar appointed head coach

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the appointment ...

Israel Prepares Battle Plan for Gaza Incursion

Israel's military commanders have drafted a battle plan for an incursion into Gaza and planned to submit it to military ...

Al-Qaeda man seeks nod to serve as doctor in Tihar jail

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Sabeel Ahmed, terror accused and Bengaluru-based doctor, on Thursday moved a Delhi court seeking ...

India's leading Gate and ESE Preparation Academy

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): A year ago the world wholly embraced online education as a resort to tackle ...

Anthill Ventures announces Indus X

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Leading speed scaling venture capital firm Anthill Ventures announces Indus X, India's first UrbanTech ...

TVS Motor signals next phase of Norton Revitalisation

London [United Kingdom] May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): TVS Motor Company (TVS), owner of The Norton Motorcycle Co. Ltd. (Norton), is announcing ...

Xinjiang birth rate fell nearly half in two years: Report

Canberra [Australia], May 13 (ANI): The birth rate across the Xinjiang region fell by nearly half in the two years ...

CAC recommends Ramesh Powar

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Former India women's coach Ramesh Powar has been recommended by the Cricket ...

Amity University Mumbai offers opportunities

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI/PRNewswire): In keeping with the growing penchant for Astrobiology, Amity has established India's first-ever Centre ...

Maithan Alloys Q4 profit up 32 pc at Rs 85 crore

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 13 (ANI): India's largest manganese alloy producer Maithan Alloys Ltd on Thursday reported 32 per ...

US-made water processor system breaks down on ISS: NASA

Washington [US], May 13 (ANI/Sputnik): The water processor mechanism has got out of order on the US segment of the ...

India gets 30 oxygen concentrators,2 ventilators from Italy

New Delhi [India] May 13 (ANI): Amid ongoing COVID-19 crisis, India on Thursday received 30 oxygen concentrators and two ventilators ...

10 NFT drops by leading Russian artists

The switch to digital is a challenge not just for the economy but also for art.On the wave of a ...

Iran Urged To Stop Jailing, Harassing Kurdish Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging Iran to stop its imprisonment and harassment of Kurdish journalists amid what ...

Scots confirm Tests against Japan, Wallabies and Springboks

Scotland will host Japan in a rugby Test in November in the first meeting since the Japanese won a group ...

How brothers Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal went o Olympics

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh were blissfully unaware of the Olympic Games till ...

Sadie Robertson gives birth to first child

Washington [US], May 13 (ANI): American actor Sadie Robertson has welcomed a baby girl with her husband Christian Huff. According ...

Global airport traffic rebounds, full recovery years away

New York [USA], May 13 (ANI): Airport traffic is rebounding off of pandemic troughs in most countries though Fitch Ratings' ...

5 unique Eid traditions from across the globe

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Eid-ul-Fitr, which translates to "festival of breaking the fast" is a time of rejoicing ...

Amarjit Singh using off-season to learn new things on field

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): The rectangular patch of green grass means the world to most football players. While ...

How sustainability helped founder Nimit Singhi

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 13 (ANI/PNN): Our story at Live-linen revolves around comfortability and quality. We wanted to add value ...

Warner handled situation with a lot of class: Haddin

Male [Maldives], May 13 (ANI): SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) assistant coach Brad Haddin has revealed that David Warner sportingly embraced the ...

COVID: Domestic violence cases against Pak women increased

Islamabad [Pakistan] May 13 (ANI): The Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO), of Pakistan, reported a rise in domestic violence cases ...

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Heineken South Africa's managing director set to retire soon

Heineken South Africa's managing director, Gerrit van Loo, is taking early retirement from the beermaker, almost three years after his ...

Policeman beaten to death in Eid clashes in Congo

A police officer in Congo's capital Kinshasa was beaten to death and 46 others were wounded as rival Muslim groups ...

On this day in 2003: WI recorded highest Test chase

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It was on this day, 18 years ago, when West Indies under the captaincy ...

Iran Urged To Stop Jailing, Harassing Kurdish Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging Iran to stop its imprisonment and harassment of Kurdish journalists amid what ...

Scots confirm Tests against Japan, Wallabies and Springboks

Scotland will host Japan in a rugby Test in November in the first meeting since the Japanese won a group ...

Ivorian prime minister in hospital in France with severe fatigue

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi, 65, has been admitted to hospital in Paris, where he was being treated for ...

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