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Ready for collaboration: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday congratulated Joe Biden on winning the U.S. presidential election in November, saying he hoped the countries could set...

Coronavirus | Riyadh announce three-phase roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced a three-phase COVID-19 vaccination programme, as it began registering citizens and foreign residents after approving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.People aged...

EU regulator set to approve Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on December 23

‘It will be the first regular approval of a (COVID-19) vaccine in the world,’ says German Health Minister Jens Spahn The European Medicines Agency...

Sri Lankan Navy resumes raids; 36 Indian fishermen arrested

After months of limiting arrests of allegedly poaching Indian fishermen, fearing they could be carriers of COVID-19, the Sri Lankan Navy has...

Noun describing social distancing is Dutch word of the year

Anderhalvemetersamenleving, a compound noun describing life under the Dutch government’s 1.5-metre (5-foot) social distancing requirement, was the runaway winner One-and-a-half-metre-society has been voted the...

Bomb, shooting attack in Kabul kill three, say Afghanistan officials

According to Tariq Arian, Afghan interior ministry spokesman, a sticky bomb attached to an armoured vehicle belonging to Kabul’s deputy provincial governor killed two...

Apple starts applying new data privacy labels to apps

The labels are part of a broader set of changes Apple rolled out this year to introduce more notifications and permission requirements for data...

Facebook, Twitter face British fines if fail on harmful content

Governments globally are wrestling over measures to better control illegal or dangerous content on social media, with the European Union set to unveil its...

Apple plans 30% increase in iPhone production for first half of 2021: Nikkei

This would mark a 20% rise from 2019 though the target will be regularly reviewed and revised in response to any changes in consumer...

Hindu-American community donates over 1.3 lakh kg food to needy during Diwali

During this drive, hundreds of people made their homes collection centers for their neighbours to contribute. The Hindu-American community donated more than 1,33,000 kilograms...

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