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Vedanta Aluminium invites partners for Aluminium Park at Odisha

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): Vedanta Aluminium Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, extends invitation ...

Srinagar prepares to contain COVID-19 Omicron variant, sets up free, paid quarantine centres

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 7 (ANI): In the wake of rising cases of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, ...

SA vs Ind: De Kock, Rabada and Nortje named in Proteas Test squad

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced a 21-strong, Proteas Test squad that will ...

Omicron scare: 12 among 318 people who returned from abroad "untraceable" in Maharashtra

Thane (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI): At least 12 people are untraceable out of 318 people who have returned from ...

China seeks 1st naval base in Atlantic US media

Beijing intends to build its first-ever naval outpost on the Atlantic Ocean, which would allow China to position its warships ...

SA A vs IND A, 3rd Game: Saini takes three as visitors take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Bloemfontein [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Half-centuries from Tony de Zorzi, Khaya Zondo and a hard-fought 75 off 180 balls ...

Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, South African Anti-Apartheid Icon, Dies at 84

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, a former anti-apartheid fighter who, like the greats of the struggle he encountered, ...

Japan reports first Japanese to be infected with COVID Omicron variant

Tokyo [Japan] December 7 (ANI): Japan reported its first case of a Japanese national infected with the Omicron variant of ...

All 9 Omicron variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptotic: CMHO

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 7 (ANI): All the nine Omicron COVID-19 variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptotic, said Dr ...

Talks on production of Sputnik Light COVID vaccine in India nearing completion: Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The talks on the production of anti-COVID vaccine Sputnik Light in India are nearing ...

Tanzania at 60: a model of co-existence held back by political rigidity

Tanzania gained its independence on 9 December 1961 after 71 years of colonial administration, first under Germany and later Britain. ...

Six people, including 3 Nigerian nationals, test positive for Omicron in Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): A total of six people, including three Nigerian nationals, have tested positive for the ...

Suspected incubator of new Covid-19 strains identified

African nations cannot ramp up their vaccination rates fast enough without foreign help and may become ?a perfect incubator for ...

UK condemned for Covid travel apartheid

Britain's Covid restrictions, imposed to combat the spread of the Omicron variant, have been condemned as a ?travel apartheid? by ...

COVID-19 Disruptions Linked to Rise in Malaria Infections, Deaths

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports a significant rise in malaria cases and deaths in 2020 due to COVID-19 ...

South Africa Hospitals Jammed with Omicron Patients

JOHANNESBURG - Some South Africa hospital wards are jammed with patients infected with the omicron coronavirus variant as President Cyril ...

COVID-19: No case of Omicron variant reported in Telangana so far, says state health department

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 6 (ANI): No case of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been reported in Telangana, ...

Action to be taken against travellers flouting home quarantine rules, says Delhi airport official

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Following the reporting of Omicron cases, authorities at Delhi airport are preparing to take ...

Indian embassy in Antananarivo celebrates Mahaparinirvana Diwas on death anniversary of B R Ambedkar

Antananarivo [Madagascar], December 6 (ANI): Embassy of India in Antananarivo on Monday celebrated Mahaparinirvana Diwas on the occasion of the ...

With 2 more Omicron cases, Maharasthra's tally now 10; Total India cases 23

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Two more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been reported in Maharashtra's Mumbai ...

Cricket South Africa announces updated schedule of India men's tour

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 6 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday announced the updated schedule of India men's tour ...

High time Ashwin becomes a regular in Test playing XI: Mohammad Kaif

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif feels seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin should be playing both ...

Cameroon Deploys Military to Assist Rangers as Poaching Increases

YAOUNDÉ - Cameroon has deployed its military forces to help rangers crack down on poachers on its eastern border with ...

Made great choice of switching over to spin bowling, says Ajaz Patel

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel revealed that he was earlier a fast bowler and ...

Omicron variant of Coronavirus spreads to Latvia, Thailand, Nepal

Bangkok [Thailand], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): The latest strain of the coronavirus, dubbed Omicron, is gaining pace worldwide as nations in ...

Russia confirms first cases of Omicron variant

Russia has officially registered its first two cases of the new Omicron coronavirus strain, after several passengers who traveled from ...

Mayank Agarwal's name inscribed on Wankhede honours board following ton in 2nd Test

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Indian opening batter Mayank Agarwal's name was inscribed on the honours board of the ...

S Africa's envoy to Australia calls Omicron-related travel bans discriminatory

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): South African Ambassador to Australia Marthinus van Schalkwyk has slammed the travel bans on ...

A new report shows worrying growth of the diabetes pandemic

Diabetes is rising at an alarming rate. One in 10 adults worldwide - 537 million people - now live with ...

Vevek Paul awarded 'Asia's Most creative Entrepreneur' in Dubai

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI/ATK): Vevek Paul, founder of The Great Indian Film Festival (TGIFF) and CEO of the ...

Axar Patel has potential to play for a long time, says Kohli

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli feels if all-rounder Axar Patel focuses on his fitness he ...

Nepal reports two cases of 'Omicron' coronavirus variant

Kathmandu [Nepal], December 6 (ANI): Nepal on Monday reported two cases of the new 'Omicron' coronavirus strain in the country. ...

Kohli best Test captain India has ever had: Irfan Pathan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan on Monday said that Virat Kohli is the best ...

'Won't make decision based on the atmosphere outside': Kohli on Rahane's future

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Monday came out in support of Ajinkya Rahane following ...

India become number one ranked Test team after NZ series win

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Team India became the number one ranked Test team after defeating New Zealand 1-0 ...

Mumbai Cricket Association felicitates Ajaz Patel with India-New Zealand score sheet

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president Vijay Patil on Monday felicitated Kiwi spinner Ajaz Patel ...

We have got so much of competition: Shreyas Iyer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Shreyas Iyer had a memorable start to his Test career with the bat. He ...

Siraj has come a long way, he is in best head space: Kohli

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): India Test skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said that pacer Mohammed Siraj's evolution has ...

Will relish the abroad challenge in SA, says Mayank Agarwal after India beat NZ

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Indian opener Mayank Agarwal might have performed brilliantly in the second Test against New ...

Ind vs NZ: There was bit of destiny involved in Ajaz Patel's 10-for too, says Ashwin

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels there was a bit of a luck factor involved ...

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Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

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