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PM Modi to flag off 8 trains for the Statue of Unity

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): With the aim of facilitating seamless connectivity to the Statue of Unity, Prime Minister ...

Airlines cull South Africa routes as virus flares

A growing list of countries are limiting travel to and from South Africa since a more transmissible variant of the ...

China imposes temporary travel ban on Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], January 15 (ANI): China has imposed a temporary travel ban on Pakistani passengers after 10 of them tested ...

Kenya says 2 northern white rhino embryos produced to save iconic species

© Provided by Xinhua | &An international team of scientists and conservationists harvest eggs from the last remaining two of ...

Pakistan national carrier airplane held back in Malaysia

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 15 (ANI): A Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) plane was held back by a local court in Malaysia ...

Special team formed to probe IndiGo manager's murder

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 15 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday informed that a special team has been ...

Murdered IndiGo airlines manager's family demands CBI probe

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 15 (ANI): Three days after Rupesh Kumar Singh, a manager with IndiGo airlines, was shot dead ...

Balanced-scoring USC cruises past Washington

Isaiah Mobley led a balanced scoring effort with 18 points, and Southern California led wire to wire in a 95-68 ...

No. 1 Gonzaga cruises past Pepperdine, 95-70

Corey Kispert's game-high 23 points led four players in double figures as No. 1 Gonzaga pulled away in the second ...

Brazil prepares to bring 2 mn vaccine doses from India

Brasilia [Brazil], January 15 (ANI): Brazil on Thursday (local time) said that it has begun preparations to bring two million ...

Jabari Walker scores 23 as Colorado cruises past Cal

Jabari Walker had 23 points and 11 rebounds, D'Shawn Schwartz added 18 points and the host Colorado Buffaloes cruised to ...

No harm with excavation on Ram Setu:Prahlad Patel

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): Union Culture and Tourism Ministry has approved a research proposal on the ancient Ram ...

HasRahul Gandhi ever spent ten minutes to find out

New Delhi [India], January 14 (ANI): Responding to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's allegations that the central government is suppressing the ...

Airlink suspends Lesotho flights due to coronavirus ban

Airlink, the privately-owned regional airline, announced on Thursday the immediate suspension of its daily service between Johannesburg and Maseru.This follows ...

Sobbing relatives bury Indonesian plane crash victim

Authorities have been unable to explain why the plane crashed just four minutes after take-off.Some analysts have opined that bad ...

No more quarantine for Zambo-bound bus passengers ' official

ZAMBOANGA CITY, January 14 (PIA) - Passengers who will start traveling by bus to Zamboanga City from Pagadian City, Dipolog ...

MP signs MoUs with Kerala to replicate Responsible Tourism

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 14 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh and Kerala have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for implementation of ...

CM can't sleep without counting 100-150 corpses: Tejashwi

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 14 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday hit out at the Nitish ...

Tublay opens tourist sites to locals

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 13(PIA) -- The local government of Tublay reopened its tourist destinations to residents of the province ...

Thousands of tech startup jobs lost - Uber, Airbnb among hardest hit

Tech startups large and small have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with job cuts in the 10 largest ...

Indonesia divers search for crashed plane's second black box

Sriwijaya Air has not had a fatal crash since starting operations in 2003.More than 3 000 personnel are taking part ...

Indonesia's aviation safety has improved, but a lot remains to be done

The Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 disaster serves as a warning for aviation safety regulators, not only in Indonesia but worldwide.Four ...

Louvre museum visitors fall by over 70 percent in 2020

The Louvre, the world's biggest museum, suffered a drop in visitor numbers of over 70 percent in 2020 as the ...

Indonesia resolves to end Bali beach pollution emergency

The monsoon season has caused havoc on the Indonesian island of Bali, causing tonnes of plastic to wash up on ...

Economic Watch: China's trade in services a new vista to watch

BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- As China's foreign trade in goods has notched a historic high in 2020 despite COVID-19 ...

Syrian Air makes 1st flight from Aleppo to Beirut since 2011: media

BEIRUT, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Syrian Air conducted its first flight in 10 years between the northern city of Aleppo ...

Sri Lanka to launch direct flights to Myanmar to boost tourism this year

COLOMBO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka will establish air links with Myanmar this year to boost tourism, including travels ...

UniCredit Bulbank: Bulgarian Economy Will Slowly Recover in 2021

Bulgarian economy has been shrinking in the last trimester of 2020, but the same trend is expected to persist in ...

China, Brunei pledge to deepen, upgrade cooperation in all sectors

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China and Brunei have vowed to further develop bilateral relations and deepen and ...

Hong Kong sees plunging inbound visitors in 2020 amid COVID-19 epidemic

HONG KONG, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) said Friday that the provisional total number of ...

Ukraine's health ministry will not recommend extending lockdown

KIEV, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Ukrainian Health Ministry will not suggest extending strict quarantine, Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Health Viktor ...

Iraq reports 770 new COVID-19 cases, 606,186 in total

BAGHDAD, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi Ministry of Health reported on Thursday 770 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total ...

Why rangers in the Congo's Virunga national park are under attack

Armed men have killed at least six rangers and wounded several others in an ambush in eastern Democratic Republic of ...

GLOBALink | Inside coronavirus quarantine ward

China's virus-hit city of Shijiazhuang has evacuated over 5,000 residents in three villages, where the first few COVID-19 cases were ...

Across China: Embankment makes way for ecology

HANGZHOU, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chen Shifu was thrilled when an embankment road went operational 14 years ago, becoming the ...

China's ARJ21 jetliner to expand commercial operation in overseas market

SHANGHAI, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's ARJ21 regional jetliner is expected to expand commercial operation in the overseas market, according ...

Greece green-lights luxury tourism development project on Skorpios Island

ATHENS, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Greek government has approved a 165-million-euro (200 million U.S. dollars) tourism development project on ...

Trials of New Anti-Covid Drug Launched in UK

A large-scale trial of a new treatment has begun in the UK, with high hopes of helping Covid-19 patients stop ...

Bulgarias Tourism Minister- Winter resorts are 40% full - The Sofia Globe

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister: Winter resorts are 40% full The Sofia Globe ...

Over 60% fall in revenues of hotels in Oman s of Oman

Over 60% fall in revenues of hotels in Oman Times of Oman ...

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Former firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming ...

Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...

Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...

Four dead, many injured after UN peacekeepers ambushed in Mali

Five United Nations peacekeepers lost their lives on Wednesday, 4 in Mali and one in the Central African Republic. 4 ...

Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...

Impeachment proceedings in House of Representatives successful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the second U.S. president in history to be impeached.Democrats were ...

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