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U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...

Vaccine supply will be greater than demand, says former FDA official

NEW YORK, New York: The United States' vaccine supply will soon be greater than the nation's demand. That was the ...

China's Sinovac vaccine found to be 50% effective

BEIJING, China: China's top disease control official says the country's coronavirus vaccine has a low rate of effectiveness and the ...

20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

Confrontation looms as Ethiopian Nile dam threatens Egypt, Sudan

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt and Sudan have refused to discuss an offer by Ethiopia to share data on waters being held ...

French company's proposal to cost $400 million to rebuild Beirut port

PARIS, France: A French container company says it will rebuild the destroyed Beirut port within three years. CMA CGM group ...

Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

UK records another 2,672 coronavirus cases

© Provided by Xinhua Latest data have also revealed the number of people in England waiting to begin hospital treatment ...

Historical monuments closed till May 15 due to COVID

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): All centrally protected monuments, sites, and museums under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) ...

Blinken visit Kabul on suprised visit

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 15 (ANI): US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on Thursday reached Kabul on an unannounced visit after ...

Rajnath Singh congratulates IAF on its response to China

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday congratulated Indian Air Force for its befitting ...

Sara Ali Khan shares memories from her Kashmir trip

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan on Thursday shared pictures and videos from her Kashmir ...

Smebizz Entrepreneur's Star Awards 2021

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI/PNN): In the quest to give a boost to entrepreneurship in the country, Smebizz organised ...

Ankita Raina to play first game against Jelena Ostapenko

Jurmala (Latvia), April 15 (ANI): The draw for the playoffs tie between India and Latvia of the Billie Jean King ...

Daniel Evans upsets Novak Djokovic in Monte Carlo

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lost his first match of 2021 on Thursday, falling in straight sets to Daniel Evans ...

Ukraine's anti-corruption effort struggles, but soldiers on

A Russian troop buildup is boosting anxiety about Ukraine's sovereignty, but the central threat to Kyiv's reform ambitions - the ...

Chirag Shetty talks about upcoming Olympics

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): World number ten doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have been on ...

Marlabs is 'Challenger' in ISG's

Piscataway (New Jersey) [US], Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], April 15 (ANI/PR Newswire):The report that featured 40 Salesforce providers, comparing them based ...

Protest outside Pak embassy in Hauge against 1971 genocide

Hague [Netherlands], April 15 (ANI): A demonstration was staged near the Pakistan embassy in the Hague wherein protestors demanded an ...

US Expels Russian Diplomats, Imposes New Round of Sanctions

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against nearly three dozen ...

Angel Broking achieves highest monthly client acquisition

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In the wise words of James Cash Penney, 'Growth is never by mere ...

India has proved it will not get pushed: CDS Rawat

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): India has stood firm on the northern border against China and has proved that ...

Mulani named as Axar's Covid replacement

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI): Delhi Capitals has brought in Shams Mulani as a short-term Covid-19 replacement for Axar ...

International Day for Street Children

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI/PNN): The International Day for Street Children is observed every year on April 12. The ...

Greenwood talks about Solskjaer's role

Manchester [UK], April 15 (ANI): Manchester United winger Mason Greenwood on Thursday said that he is more than happy to ...

Law trials confirmed for PRO14 Rainbow Cup

Three new law variations have been approved for use in the upcoming Rainbow Cup.This includes red card replacements, captain's challenge ...

Dodgers look to continue early success against Rockies

The World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers will look to continue their early season dominance Thursday on Jackie Robinson Day ...

EDF installs one lakh smart electricity metres in India

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Global low-carbon electricity leader EDF said on Thursday it has successfully installed one lakh ...

Iran Nuclear Talks Resume In Vienna Under Shadow Of Alleged Sabotage

Talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal resumed in Vienna amid renewed tensions as Tehran prepares to ramp up uranium ...

UNHCR to Help Mexico Deal with Rising Tide of Asylum Claims

GENEVA - The United Nations refugee agency is scaling up programs in Mexico to help the country tackle the growing ...

Japanese PM Faces Tough Balancing Act Between US, China

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday will become the first foreign leader to visit the ...

How the British mistakenly drowned 2,000 Soviet soldiers

The loss of a German transport ship carrying Soviet prisoners-of-war was the worst shipping disaster in Norwegian history.On the morning ...

What did the USSR actually get right

Many today forget that the Soviet Union was a frontrunner in several areas of life at a time when much ...

Central Asia courts green energy investors

Central Asia's vast green energy potential is beginning to attract international suitors. With the know-how and the financing, next-door China ...

China continues to attract foreign investors with soaring Q1 FDI

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China remains a popular destination for overseas investors, with foreign direct ...

RA 11524 to benefit 259,000 coconut famers in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 15 (PIA) -- The formalization of RA 11524 or Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act will ...

DA conducts drone spraying demo vs brown planthopper in Region 2

SOLANA, Cagayan, April 15 (PIA) -- A demonstration run of pesticide spraying against the brown planthopper (BPH) insect using an ...

US, India to launch hydrogen task force

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], 15 April (ANI): India and the United States will launch a Hydrogen Task Force under ...

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Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...

In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...

Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

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