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China cancels spring climbing season amid Nepal COVID surge

Beijing [China], May 16 (ANI): China has cancelled its spring climbing season on the Tibetan side of Mount Everest, citing ...


Nepal reports 7,368 new COVID-19 cases

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 16 (ANI): Nepal on Sunday reported 7,368 new COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative count of infections in ...


Bangladesh's DNCC launches mask-wearing campaign

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 16 (ANI): The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has launched a mass-masking campaign in the area to ...


Indonesia suspends use of CTMAV547 batch of AstraZeneca

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 16 (ANI/Xinhua): The Indonesian government has suspended the use of the CTMAV547 batch of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 ...


Philippines logs 5,790 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Phillipines], May 16 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday 5,790 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the ...


Sri Lankan team arrives in Bangladesh for ODI series

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 16 (ANI): Kusal Perera-led Sri Lanka squad arrived in Dhaka for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh ...


'Quad should morph into economic NATO to counter China'

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): If the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) made up of Australia, India, Japan, and the United ...


Nepali activists feed stray animals amid COVID-19 lockdown

© Provided by Xinhua Heeding a dearth of diet among the street animals amid COVID-19 lockdown, animal welfare activists have ...


Philippines reports 6,739 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], May 15 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday 6,739 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the ...


'Hill districts' share in COVID death toll on rise'

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], May 15 (ANI): President of Social Development for Communities Foundation (SDCF) Anoop Nautiyal on Saturday said that ...


No hard-quarantine for India football team in Qatar: Report

New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): The Indian football team will not have to go through a hard quarantine of ...


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Streaming Disney audience falls, disappointing Wall Street

BURBANK, California: Disney Company's streaming platform failed to register expected growth on May 13, eclipsing higher-than-anticipated gross earnings, witnessing a ...

With 10,000 vacancies, McDonalds boosts pay for food workers

CHICAGO, Illinois: McDonald's Corporation announced on May 12 that it would increase the average hourly pay at its 660 corporate-owned ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

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Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...

South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

Masks can be removed for vaccinated Americans, says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: Americans will no longer need to wear face masks if they are fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for ...

Israeli police attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque blamed for violence outbreak

JERUSALEM - Twenty-seven days before the first rocket was fired from Gaza this week, a squad of Israeli police officers ...

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Indians in Singapore's List of Forbes 30 under 30

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, May 17 (ANI): The Forbes 2021 Asia list of 30 under 30 published in April this ...


Bilawal alleges PM of making Sindh province barren

Karachi [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Sunday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan ...


IPL 2021: Australian contingent returns home from Maldives

Sydney [Australia], May 17 (ANI): Thirty-eight members of the Australian contingent stranded in the Maldives made their way on home ...


Imran Khan to discuss opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif ECL

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday will discuss Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif's ...


PML-N won't appeal inclusion of Shehbaz' name on ECL

Lahore [Pakistan] May 17, (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said it will not file an appeal with the interior ministry ...


Karnataka: 9 on tugboat remain stranded at sea

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 17 (ANI): Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority on Sunday informed nine crew members of tugboat 'Coromandel ...


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