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Marler still has an England future, insists Jones

Eddie Jones has told Joe Marler he will still be considered for future England selection despite withdrawing from the reigning ...


Bears ruin market mood, banking and metal stocks crack

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices dipped sharply on Wednesday with broad-based selling across the counters as ...


Majority call for wide-ranging action on climate change

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): The United Nations Development Programme's 'Peoples' Climate Vote' reflects views of over half the ...


Ministry of Finance grants Rs 12,351 cr to RLBs

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance on Wednesday released an amount of Rs ...


Bill Gates says Tokyo Olympics' fate depends on vaccine roll-out

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said the Tokyo Olympics are "still possible" this year depending on the roll-out of coronavirus vaccinations, ...


Tokyo shares end higher ahead of earnings season

Tokyo stocks ended higher Wednesday.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.31% to 28,635.21, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.65%.The ...


99 percent of businesses implement digital online strategy

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India[, January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): The second wave of Experian's Global Insights Report highlights that 99 per cent of ...


Tokyo's new daily COVID-19 cases dip back below 1,000-mark

Tokyo [Japan], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 973 new daily COVID-19 cases in the capital on Wednesday, ...


Cheetahs make 3 new pack signings, confirm departure of key duo

The Cheetahs have announced the signing of three new players set join the squad when training resumes on 3 February.Lock ...


IOC encourages Oly participants to take COVID-19 vaccine

Lausanne [Switzerland], January 27 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that its president Thomas Bach held consultation calls with ...


Tokyo Olympics test event to be postponed: reports

The first Tokyo Olympics test event of 2021 will be postponed due to travel restrictions under Japan's coronavirus state of ...


Asia Pacific

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IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

Fifth man charged over assault and shooting of truck driver in Lithgow

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A fifth man wanted over the alleged robbery, assault and shooting of a truck driver ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

International drug lord compared to Pablo Escobar is finally caught

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A Canadian man, one of the world's most wanted fugitives, has been arrested by the Central Unit ...

Investigators probe cause of crash which closed Great Western Highway

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - New South Wales Police are continuing their investigation into a serious road traffic crash ...

Covid-19: Chinese cities using anal swabs to screen for infections

Some Chinese cities are using samples taken from the anus to detect potential Covid-19 infections as China steps up screening ...

International

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Today's nuclear bombs 30 times more lethal than 1945 originals

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) became international law for the 122 ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

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Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...


IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...


Wall Street finishes with modest losses, U.S. dollar slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were out of favour on Tuesday with the main indices drifting lower.At the ...


Indian farmers protesting new laws clash with Delhi police

NEW DELHI, India - After clashes between protestors and police in several parts of Delhi, farmers on Tuesday, the Samyukta ...


Nikkei 225 loses 276 points, Aussie stock market shut for national day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia lost ground on Tuesday.The Australian market missed the damage as markets were closed ...


United States Senate overwhelmingly approves Yellen as treasury chief

WASHINGTON, DC, January 26 (ANI) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...