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Cyclone Burevi to continue to move northwestwards

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], December 3 (ANI): Cyclonic storm Burevi with wind speed of 70-80 gusting to 90 kmph was centred ...


RB Udayakumar visits Rameswaram ahead of cyclone

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Minister RB Udayakumar on Tuesday visited coastal Rameswaram as Cyclone Burevi ...


Burevi over Sri Lanka moves west-northwestwars

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], December 3 (ANI): Cyclonic Storm Burevi over Sri Lanka moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 12 kmph ...


Afridi to return to Pakistan from LPL

Hambantota [Colombo], December 2 (ANI): Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, who is currently playing in the Lanka Premier League (LPL), ...


Cyclone Burevi to hit Tamil Nadu on Dec 4

Kochi (Kerala)/Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 2 (ANI): Cyclonic Storm 'Burevi' is most likely to emerge into the Gulf of ...


Thiruvananthapuram district prepared for Cyclone Burevi

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], December 2 (ANI): Thiruvananthapuram district authorities have launched their preparations in the wake of Cyclone Burevi warning ...


Rabada ruled out of ODI series against England

Cape Town [South Africa], December 1 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday confirmed that pacer Kagiso Rabada has been ...


Cyclone Burevi to hit South Tamil Nadu on Dec 4

Kochi (Kerala)/Chennai (Tamil Nadu [India], December 1 (ANI): Cyclone Storm 'Burevi' is most likely to hit South Tamil Nadu on ...


'Burevi' centered over Gulf of Mannar

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The cyclonic storm 'Burevi' over north Sri Lanka moved west-northwestwards and centered over Gulf ...


Chinese company begins construction to expand Colombo Port terminal

COLOMBO, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has begun construction for the expansion of the Jaya Container ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Africa's cases pass 2.17 mln mark

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


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Asian stock markets listless, dollar drifts downwards

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained listless Thursday.The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose just 8.39 points or 0.03 ...

Microsoft expands its esports network

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg.In a tweet from the MSN_Esports account, ...

U.S. stocks range-bound as dollar takes another dip

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street had a less than an impressive day on Wednesday despite efforts in the ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

Biden taps Indian-American to be OMB director

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his economic team, including an ...

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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

Safe trip? Aboard the revamped Boeing 737 MAX' first public flight

US authorities last month gave the green light for the plane to return to service after upgrades in the wake ...

Kenya's tourist arrivals drop by 72 pct in 10 months amid COVID-19

Tourists travel at Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Yan) Tourist arrivals through all ...

Govt seeks $400 million from buyer for stake in SAA

South Africa is looking to raise about $400 million from the sale of a stake in its bankrupt national airline, ...

ITC Hotels partners with Magzter

New Delhi [India] December 3 (ANI/NewsVoir): The 'new normal' scenario demands all of us to go touch-free and maintain social ...

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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...


World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...


France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...


People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...


Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...


Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...


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