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Washington: Underlining America’s “growing rivalry” with China and Russia, US Secretary of State-designate Antony Blinken on Tuesday said the Biden administration will...

Kremlin brushes off Western calls to release Navalny

Moscow: The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed off calls from US and European officials to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested...

‘China, WHO should have acted quicker to stop pandemic’

Geneva: A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organisation has criticised China and other countries for not moving to stem...

Thai woman sentenced to 43 years in jail for insulting king

Bangkok: A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a former civil servant to a record prison term of 43 years and six...

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India clinch historic series win Down Under

Brisbane: An Indian cricket team saddled with broken bones and battered bodies showed a never-seen-before zeal to retain the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy...

India to supply COVID vaccines to 6 countries

New Delhi: India on Tuesday announced that it will send COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and...

Avoid Covaxin in case of allergy

Panaji: The manufacturer of the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covaxin’ Bharat Biotech has warned against the use of the vaccine in people, who...

Govt clueless on how to identify vaccine beneficiaries with co-morbid conditions

Panaji: With no central government guideline available on how to identify and prioritise people below 50 years with co-morbidities, the state government...

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Strong earthquake in Indonesia topples homes, buildings; 34 killed

AP Mamuju A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight, toppling homes and...

Gunmen kill two women judges in Kabul

Kabul: Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and...

Italian government in crisis as coalition ally withdraws

IANS Rome Italian Senator Matteo Renzi, a former prime minister, announced that his Italia Viva party...

US House impeaches Trump for second time

PTI Washington Donald Trump became the first President in US history to be impeached twice when...

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Washington DC turns into fortress amid threats of armed violence

Washington: Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, the American capital has been virtually...

UK sets out new laws to protect historic statues, monuments

London: The UK government on Monday unveiled new laws to protect England’s cultural and historic heritage in the form of statues and...

Navalny’s arrest leads to tension between Russia and the West

Moscow: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s arrest as he arrived in Moscow after recovering from his poisoning with a nerve agent drew...

Trump joins tiny club of Inauguration Day absentees

New York: Outgoing US President Donald Trump joins a select club of American Presidents who will sit out their successor’s inauguration but...

From Madras to the White House: Idlis come full circle

New York: When was the last time we took the names of fluffy, white idlis, sambar, okra fry and the White House...

Indian woman in Dubai dies after husband runs over her accidentally

Dubai: A Dubai-based Indian woman has succumbed to her injuries after she was accidentally run over by her husband while he was...

20 Indian-Americans roped in by Biden in his administration

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has nominated at least 20 Indian-Americans, including 13 women, to key positions in his incoming administration, a...

Gunmen kill two women judges in Kabul

Kabul: Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and...

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Getting reel about Bollywood

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ His first Bollywood film ‘Kabir Singh’ crossed the `200 crore mark. Riding high...

‘Sarfarosh 2’ will be dedicated to CRPF: Matthan

“In present times, a filmmaker is not compelled to keep romantic songs in his film as it is not a marketing requirement,”...

IFFI in pics

Directors of the movie ‘June’, Vaibhav Khisti and Suhrud Godbole along with the leading actor of the movie ‘Nehha Pendse Bayas’ and...

Voices of society

On the occasion of the feast of St Joseph Vaz, the Patron of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman, young writer Fr...