Sun, 29 Jan 2023

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

Pakistan govt announces increase in petrol and diesel price

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 29 (ANI): Pakistan government has announced an increase in petrol and diesel prices by Pakistan rupees (PKR) ...

Iranian govt increases oil sales to China despite economic sanctions

Tehran [Iran], January 29 (ANI): The Iranian government has increased its oil sales to China at a highly discounted price, ...

Vicky Kaushal has a special cameo in Anurag Kashyap's 'Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI): Missing Vicky Kaushal's character DJ Sandz in the 2018 film 'Manmarziyaan'? There's good news ...

Rashtriya Muslim Manch welcomes renaming of Mughal Garden as 'Amrit Udyan'

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Welcoming President Droupadi Murmu's move to rename all the gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan in ...

Number of Ramsar Sites in country increased nearly three times since 2014: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday underlined that the number of Ramsar sites in ...

Pressure Mounts on ASEAN Chair Indonesia to Act on Myanmar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - As Indonesia assumes the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2023, pressure ...

UNGA President Csaba Korosi arrives in India

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly President Csaba Korosi on Sunday arrived in India for a ...

"Democracy is in our veins, it is in our culture", says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that democracy is in the veins of ...

WHO urges nations to address gaps in leprosy services, accelerate efforts towards achieving zero infection

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): The World Health Organization has urged countries in the South East Asia region and ...

PM Modi calls Winter Games, snow cricket in Kashmir "an extension of Khelo India movement"

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): In his first 'Mann Ki Baat' of the year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ...

Church Helps Mining Community Evolve in Dark, Warming Arctic

The warm glow of Svalbard Kirke's lights gleams on the snow-covered mountain slope from where the church stands like a ...

Al-Shabab's Grip on Somalia Loosening

Minneapolis - In Somalia, al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab has been on a gradual retreat for months, and this could be ...

Shocking! Study finds most children in US use potentially toxic makeup products

New York [US], January 29 (ANI): One should be careful while using beauty products. According to a recent study conducted ...

Mann Ki Baat 2023: PM Modi calls snow cricket in Kashmir "an extension of Khelo India movement"

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the 'sports spirit' of the Kashmir youths ...

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi highlights IISC's success of record-breaking 'patents'

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru for ...

PM Modi addresses first 'Mann Ki Baat' of 2023, urges citizens to read about 'Padma' awardees

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the citizens of the country to read ...

Nepal dispatches 2 Shaligram stones to Ayodhya for Ram, Janaki idols

By Binod Prasad AdhikariMyagdi [Nepal], January 29 (ANI): Nepal has dispatched two Shaligram (non-anthropomorphic representation of Lord Vishnu in Hindu ...

Rashid Khan to lead Afghanistan for three-match T20I series against UAE

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 29 (ANI): Afghanistan cricket team will travel to UAE for a three-match T20I series in accordance with ...

Paris Rallies Demand Freedom for Europeans in Iran

Paris - Families and friends of a growing number of Europeans imprisoned in Iran gathered in Paris Saturday to call ...

Israel to 'Strengthen' Settlements After Attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday announced a series of punitive steps against the Palestinians, including plans to beef ...

Iranian Olympic Skier Flees to Germany

PARIS - Iranian Olympic skier Atefeh Ahmadi has quit her home country and applied for asylum in Germany, a Persian-language ...

China's debt moratorium offer to Sri Lanka not sufficient for IMF to approve funding program: Report

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 29 (ANI): China's offer to Sri Lanka of a two-year moratorium on its debt is not ...

Ladakh admin asks me to sign bond to stop my activities: Sonam Wangchuk

Leh (Ladakh) [India], January 29 (ANI): Sonam Wangchuk, the social reformist from Ladakh whose life story inspired the Bollywood film ...

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Iranian govt increases oil sales to China despite economic sanctions

Tehran [Iran], January 29 (ANI): The Iranian government has increased its oil sales to China at a highly discounted price, ...

Pressure Mounts on ASEAN Chair Indonesia to Act on Myanmar

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - As Indonesia assumes the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2023, pressure ...

Online System to Seek Asylum in US Quickly Overwhelmed

TIJUANA, Mexico - Hours before sunrise, migrants at one of Mexico's largest shelters wake up and go online, hoping to ...

USMNT, Colombia play to scoreless draw

The U.S. and Colombian men's national teams played to a 0-0 tie in a friendly at Carson, Calif., on Saturday. ...

No. 4 Tennessee starts strong, handles No. 10 Texas

Olivier Nkamhoua poured in a career-high 27 points and Zakai Zeigler added 22 points and 10 assists as No. 4 ...

Peru Congress Rejects Snap Election, President Asks to Try Again

Lima, Peru - Peru's embattled president Dina Boluarte on Saturday urged lawmakers to find a way out of a deepening ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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