Thu, 02 Feb 2023

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

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 ...

Belgian Arms Trader, Defense Minister Tangle Over Tanks for Ukraine

TOURNAI, Belgium - Freddy Versluys does not like to be called an arms dealer. But he does have a big ...

Ukraine Raids Tycoon's Home, Tax Office in Wartime Clampdown

kyiv - Ukrainian authorities raided an influential billionaire's home on Wednesday in what an ally of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy touted ...

Indian Coast Guard celebrates its 47th Raising Day

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday celebrated its 47th anniversary of 'dedicated and distinguished ...

Delegation from South Africa's parliamentary panel calls on CAG Murmu

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): A 14-member delegation, comprising members of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) of ...

Myanmar: Military rulers extend state of emergency in a bid to delay polls

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], February 2 (ANI): Myanmar's National Defence and Security Council (NDSC), on Tuesday, decided to extend the country's state ...

Pakistan under Shehbaz, Imran rules more corrupt than before: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 2 (ANI): Pakistan under Shehbaz Sharif and Imran Khan-led governments were found more corrupt than before, according ...

MP CM Chouhan directs officials to stop vicious cycle of religious conversions

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] February 2 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed the officials to stop ...

Budget 2023-24: Callous, has betrayed hopes of vast majority, says P Chidambaram

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): Veteran Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday called the ...

Byadgi taluka of Haveri in Karnataka to get international level infrastructure: CM Bommai

Haveri (Karnataka) [India], February 2 (ANI): International-level infrastructure will be provided in the Byadgi Taluka of Haveri district in Karnataka, ...

Pak releases 120 illegal Afghan nationals: Taliban

Sindh [Pakistan], February 2 (ANI): Amid the relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan deteriorating, the Islamabad government released thousands of undocumented ...

US Denounces Sudan Release of Killer of US Aid Worker

washington - The United States on Wednesday voiced alarm over Sudan's release of a man sentenced to death over the ...

China-Russia relationship a threat NATO chief

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has claimed that the Western bloc needs more friends in Asia amid Beijing's riseChina and Russia ...

Arena Football League to make return in 2024

Count the Arena Football League as the latest pro football league to make a comeback, following the USFL and XFL. ...

"I got everything in my career, there's nothing left": Lionel Messi drops retirement hint

Paris [France], February 1 (ANI): After securing the most important trophy of his legendary career at Qatar by lifting the ...

"Am I that unattractive?" Dave Bautista questions himself for not getting romantic role

Washington [US], February 1 (ANI): The broad and bulky actor Dave Bautista would love to do a romantic comedy, but ...

Union Budget 2023: Odisha CM hails some key announcements, criticises a few others

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], February 1(ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday gave a measured response to the Union budget, ...

Union Budget 2023-24: Health sector sees hike of around 3 percent, experts react

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): The health sector has been allocated Rs 89,155 crore in the Union ...

I see Arshdeep as next superstar bowler: Anil Kumble

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 1 (ANI): Indian spin bowling legend Anil Kumble said on Wednesday that he sees young Indian ...

France, Australia pledge to deepen ties with Taiwan

Taipei [Taiwan], February 1 (ANI): France and Australia have pledged to deepen their ties with Taiwan. The two countries have ...

Maharashtra DGP highlights aspects of international police cooperation for enhanced policing outcomes

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 1 (ANI): Director General of Maharashtra Police Rajnish Seth on Wednesday addressed participants of Interpol Young ...

MoS Lekhi discusses strengthening of Greece-India relations with officials during Athens visit

Athens [Greece], February 1 (ANI): During State Minister for External AffairsCulture of India Meenakshi Lekhi's recent visit to Athens, the ...

Budget 2023-24: Government to work towards making India global hub for millets

New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): As part of efforts to make India a global hub of millets, Indian Institute ...

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Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

Delegation from South Africa's parliamentary panel calls on CAG Murmu

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI): A 14-member delegation, comprising members of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) of ...

US Denounces Sudan Release of Killer of US Aid Worker

washington - The United States on Wednesday voiced alarm over Sudan's release of a man sentenced to death over the ...

Nigerian elections: 5 major challenges facing the country's next president

Nigerians will soon determine who their next president will be in a general election. Polling is due at the end ...

Regional Leaders Vow to Support Somalia's War Against Al-Shabab

Mogadishu - The leaders of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia met Wednesday in the Somali capital to discuss the ongoing ...

Global Corruption Worsens, but Africa Makes Progress

London - The past year saw little progress in tackling global corruption due to greater violence and insecurity, according to ...

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