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US tops 5 lakh virus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

Baltimore (US): The COVID-19 death toll in the US has topped 500,000, a staggering ..

FAA orders United Airlines to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency landing
India-China military talks last for around 16 hours
Debris falls from plane during emergency landing near Denver

BJP cannot form political entity in Sri Lanka: Election Commission chief

Colombo: Sri Lanka's Election Commission Chairman Nimal Punchihewa on Monday shot down reports of India's ruling Bharatiya ..

AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine

WHO authorises AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine for emergency use

Toronto: The World Health Organisation has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine, a move that ..


Indian-Origin Arora Akanksha, 34, announces her candidacy for UN Chief

United Nations: An Indian-origin employee at the UN has announced her candidacy to be its next Secretary-General, the first person ..


US Senate clears Trump over January 6 Capitol violence

Washington: The United States Senate on Saturday acquitted former president Donald J Trump on the charges of inciting the January 6 ..

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO chief warns of complacency as global virus cases drop

Geneva: The head of the World Health Organization has said that the drop in confirmed COVID-19 infections around the world was encouraging, ..

Guantanamo Naval Base

Biden will try to close Guantanamo after 'robust' review

Washington: President Joe Biden will seek to close the prison on the US base at Guantanamo Bay following a review process, resuming ..


China bans BBC from broadcasting

Beijing: China has banned BBC World News from broadcasting in the country for seriously violating its guidelines for reporting, its ..


Biden talks to Xi about concerns over China's coercive, unfair economic practices

Washington: US President Joe Biden in his maiden phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping talked about the fundamental concerns ..


7.7-magnitude earthquake generates small South Pacific tsunami

Noumea: A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Thursday, generating a small tsunami that caused no damage to island ..

Walayar case
Walayar victims' mother tonsures head and protests for justice
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