Tue, 19 Jan 2021

Ghulam ecstatic on being named in Pakistan Test squad

Karachi [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kamran Ghulam not only broke the record for most runs in a single ...

S Korea culled nearly 19 mn poultry animals in 2 months

Seoul [South Korea], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): A total of 18.8 million chickens and other poultry animals have been culled at ...

Chinese sensation Wang withdraws from Australian Open after positive test

© Provided by Xinhua | &Chinese sensation Wang withdrawed from Australian Open after positive test.CANBERRA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese ...

Sensex sinks 470 points on profit booking, metals dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed one per cent lower on Monday as traders booked profits ...

Pak, Turkey are two countries but one nation: PAF chief

Istanbul [Turkey], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that Pakistan and Turkey are ...

Asian Markets Begin Week Mostly Lower

Asian markets are on a downward spiral Monday in response to dismal U.S. retail sales figures posted last Friday.Japan's benchmark ...

Fauci: Biden's 100 Million COVID Inoculations in 100 Days is 'Doable'

The top U.S. infectious disease expert said Sunday that President-elect Joe Biden's ambitious plan to inoculate 100 million people with ...

Most Asia stocks down after gains, China growth beats expectations

Most markets fell Monday as investors took a breather following a recent rally.Concerns about a frightening spike in new virus ...

Dr. Felipe S. Comila installed as 7th BSU president

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan 18(PIA) -- Dr. Felipe S. Comila was officially installed as the seventh president of the Benguet ...

Gravita India signs Rs 125 cr pact with Sorin Corp

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], January 18 (ANI): Industrial recycling major Gravita India said on Monday it has signed a Rs 125 ...

Sequoia India helps fund Indonesia's BukuKas

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, January 18 (ANI): Last week, BukuKas, an Indonesian-based digital bookkeeping start-up, announced it had raised USD ...

Bicolano student wins Asia Pacific S!NERGY tilt

LEGAZPI CITY, (PIA) - A student from the Bicol University was hailed as champion in the Asia Pacific public speaking ...

Brazil OKs Two COVID Vaccines Amid Steep Surge in Cases

JBrazil approved two vaccines for emergency use against the coronavirus Sunday as the country's death toll from the disease it ...

Equity indices muted, metal and realty stocks drop

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the negative zone during early hours on Monday with ...

Asia Album: Cambodian farmers harvest ripe lotus seeds

© Provided by Xinhua | &PHNOM PENH, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Farmers harvest ripe lotus seeds at a lotus farm ...

Asia Album: Suva weekend market amid COVID-19 pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua | &SUVA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Fiji's economy has been severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Asia Album: Fish hunting festival in Sylhet, Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua | &SYLHET, Bangladesh, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of people in Bangladesh's Sylhet district, some 240 ...

Record number of Portuguese go for early presidential poll

Lisbon [Portugal], January 18 (ANI/Xinhua): Almost 250,000 voters Sunday took part in the early vote for Portugal's presidential election scheduled ...

Emerging markets tested by rising dollar ahead of Biden's return

A stronger U.S. dollar is proving to be an early test for emerging-market currencies on the eve of Joe Biden's ...

Harris to resign from Senate seat on Monday

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, ahead of ...

'US Tibet law represents challenge to China's repression'

Amsterdam, [Netherlands], January 17 (ANI): The Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TPSA), which was recently adopted by the United States, ...

Chinese FM skips Vietnam during Southeast Asia tour: Report

Beijing [China], January 17 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited all member states of the Association of Southeast Asian ...

Asia Album: Life in Afghanistan amid pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua | &KABUL, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health reported 46 new COVID-19 cases ...

Asia Album: A glimpse of winter in Kashmir

© Provided by Xinhua | &SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Dal Lake, which named the "Lake of Flowers," ...

Study on COVID-19 prevention and face masks

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): A new research has revealed that COVID-19 transmission can be substantially reduced by reducing infected ...

Change in thinking observed for startup: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that a change has come in thinking ...

PM Modi launches Rs 1,000 crore Startup India Seed Fund

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Asserting that India is one of the biggest startup ecosystems in the world, Prime ...

Consider 'Asian factor' for vaccine safety, solon says

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) -- Senator Imee Marcos urged the government to give weight to COVID-19 vaccines that included ...

As Ordered by Trump, US Down to 2,500 Troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military has met its goal of reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan to about 2,500 ...

Thai Royalists Say Faith in Monarchy Winning as Protests Quiet

BANGKOK - As unprecedented verbal attacks rain down on the Thai monarchy, Warisanun Sribawontanakit, a supporter of that monarchy, says ...

Nissan Magnite Bangalore Dealer Delivers 100 Cars In 1 Day

Following our earlier report of 36 units of the Nissan Magnite being delivered on a single day by Kantipudi Nissan ...

CUTS International Aims to Become a Civil-Society UNCTAD

By Kester Kenn KlomegahIn this interview, Pradeep Mehta who is the founder Secretary General of the Jaipur-based Consumer Unity and ...

The World Social Forum and the advances of global citizens networks

In these virtual times, even the World Social Forum is being organized and will take place over the Internet from ...

Mongolia brings home around 28,200 nationals amid COVID-19 pandemic

ULAN BATOR, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia has evacuated around 28,200 nationals since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the ...

StanChart chairman sees China as major force driving global recovery

HONG KONG, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China will be a "major force contributing to the global economic growth" in the ...

Snowfall disrupts land, sea traffic in Turkey's Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Snowfall and cold weather conditions disrupted the land and sea traffic in the largest Turkish ...

China's Shandong sees foreign trade with B&R countries rise in 2020

JINAN, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's Shandong Province saw its foreign trade with countries along the Belt and Road (B&R) ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Jan. 18

LAGOS -- Nigeria's anti-drug agency on Monday announced the seizure of 21.9 kg of cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Jan. 18

TOKYO -- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso vowed Monday to revive the country's economy badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Live COVID-19 updates: 278 doctors die of COVID-19 in Indonesia

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

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Undercover Chinese survey ship intercepted in Indonesian waters

A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...

Ghulam ecstatic on being named in Pakistan Test squad

Karachi [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kamran Ghulam not only broke the record for most runs in a single ...

S Korea culled nearly 19 mn poultry animals in 2 months

Seoul [South Korea], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): A total of 18.8 million chickens and other poultry animals have been culled at ...

Chinese sensation Wang withdraws from Australian Open after positive test

© Provided by Xinhua | &Chinese sensation Wang withdrawed from Australian Open after positive test.CANBERRA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese ...

Sensex sinks 470 points on profit booking, metals dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed one per cent lower on Monday as traders booked profits ...

Pak, Turkey are two countries but one nation: PAF chief

Istanbul [Turkey], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that Pakistan and Turkey are ...

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