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Omicron to soon replace Delta as dominant global variant: Experts

Experts in Singapore, which is seeing a surge in Omicron cases, have warned that the new and supposedly more contagious variant is likely to replace Delta over the coming weeks as the dominant......

Pegasus Project: Why I am hesitant to defend the government but must

Snooping is one of the oldest peccadilloes of man, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Indian Youth Congress activists during a protest over the Pegasus issue near Parliament House, July......

The world rushes to aid India battle Covid surge

The global community on Wednesday rushed much-needed life-saving drugs, oxygen cylinders and machinery, that India needs to combat the massive surge in the coronavirus cases. IMAGE: A patient......

India's COVID vaccine rollout has rescued the world: Top US scientist

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines by India in collaboration with leading global institutions has "rescued the world" from the deadly coronavirus and the contributions by the country must not be......

Oppn, farmers hit out at PM over 'Andolan-jivi' remark

Leaders of opposition parties and farmer unions on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his 'Andolan-jivi' (professional protestors) remark against the backdrop of the agitation for......

Significant progress made, Indo-US trade deal soon, says FS

India and the US have made "significant progress" on a number of trade-related issues, and both the countries are "optimistic" of reaching a kind of trade agreement in the near future. US......

PM hits the ground running, meets CEOs in Houston

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a "fruitful" meeting with CEOs from the energy sector on the first day of his week-long US visit in Houston on Saturday, the ministry of external affairs said. It......

Modi urges American CEOs to invest in India, says GST a game changer

India's growth presents a win-win partnership for the country and the US, and American companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that, Modi told the CEOs. Image: Prime Minister Narendra......

Indian-American Renu Khator to lead Dallas Fed board

Indian-American Renu Khator has been named the chairperson of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' board of directors. 59-year-old Khator, who has served as the president of University of Houston......

Qatar Airways seeks more traffic routes from India

Qatar Airways, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, has sought more traffic routes and seats from India to serve two-tier cities, a top airline official has said.Akbar-Al-Baker, Chief......

Want to act with Akshay Kumar? Here's how!

Fans ofKal Ho Naa Ho director Nikhil Advani have a reason to rejoice. The directoris casting for his next Akshay Kumar-starrer Patiala House. And you could have a role in it too! Advani is looking......

'I don't make films on ordinary problems'

'What can you possibly want to ask me that you haven't before?' Adoor Gopalakrishnan responds, when I telephone him at the Mayflower Hotel, in New York City, asking for an interview.He remembers an......

Soccer Extras: Serie A chief apologises for anti-racism ape artwork

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Italian soccer league Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo, left, and Italian artist Simone Fugazzotto speak at a news conference......

Chinese fans fume at NBA as fallout from free speech row spreads

IMAGE: Security personnel stand in front of a billboard with an image of Los Angeles Lakers basketball players outside the venue that was scheduled to hold fan events ahead of an NBA China game......

Sports Shorts: Indian women's hockey team wins Malaysia series 4-0

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday IMAGE: India’s players celebrate after Navjot Kaur scores in the concluding match of the bilateral women’s hockey......

Sports Shorts: NBA star Curry agrees to NASA offer

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday IMAGE: Stephen Curry (right). Photograph: Kyle Terada - Pool/Getty Images Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry will take space agency......

Baseball, softball apply for Tokyo 2020 Olympics inclusion

Baseball and softball officially applied for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday as they look to earn back their spot in the Games they lost after 2008.The two sports, united under the......

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