Saturday, October 24, 2020

Pakistan warns of new lockdown as COVID-19 mortality rate increases by 140%

“Strict punitive actions on SOP violations will be initiated,” an official statement from NCOC said, adding that wearing of face masks and social-distancing must...

114 dead, 21 missing in central Vietnam’s floods, landslides

Floods, landslides, and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 114 people dead and 21 others missing in central Vietnam since early October,...

For Trump, India-US ties are about photo-ops: Biden

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said that while US-India ties were “photo-ops” for President Donald Trump, for him they were about “getting things...

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine doing ‘everything expected’, independent study finds

London: The Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine undergoing Phase III clinical trials with British pharma giant AstraZeneca is doing “everything expected” which means good news...

Kamala Harris turns 56, Biden says wants to celebrate her next birthday at WH

Next year, let’s celebrate with some ice cream at the White House, tweeted the Democratic presidential nominee Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris turned...

YouTube follows Twitter and Facebook with QAnon crackdown

YouTube is following the lead of Twitter and Facebook, saying that it is taking more steps to limit QAnon and other baseless conspiracy...

US Google Antitrust: 5 takeaways from US government’s lawsuit against Google

WASHINGTON: The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government's most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against...

500 volunteers fighting fire on Mount Kilimanjaro

The fire has consumed 28 square km of vegetation, say Tanzania National Parks official Tanzanian authorities say 500 volunteers have been trying to put out...

China tracks U.S. Navy ship’s passage through Taiwan Strait

According to a Chinese official, air and sea forces have been mobilised to keep tabs on USS Barry. China says it tracked a U.S. Navy...

European Union chief self-isolates as virus makes its mark at a summit

“I myself have tested negative,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, a doctor by training, tweeted As a renewed wave of the coronavirus...