Sat, 27 Feb 2021

Springboks' 2023 Rugby World Cup dates and venues revealed

The Springboks will open their 2023 RWC account against Scotland in Marseille on 10 September 2023.The Boks will then tackle ...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden's impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged ...

Maternal instincts lead to social life of bees

Toronto [Canada], February 26 (ANI): The maternal care of offspring is one of the behavioural drivers that has led some ...

US criticises China over assertiveness in Senkaku Islands

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Extending support to Japan, the US Defense Department on Tuesday slammed Beijing's assertive moves near ...

Sensex nosedives 1,939 points amid rising bond yields

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): A broad-based sell-off in equities and weak global cues amid rising bond yields played ...

These tours will help us gain momentum before Olympic: Rani

Dusseldorf [Germany], February 26 (ANI): The Indian Women's Hockey Team is all geared up for their second assignment of 2021 ...

Marawi IDPs thank Japan for permanent housing project

MARAWI CITY, Feb 26 (PIA)--Internally displaced persons (IDPs) of this city expressed deep appreciation to the Government of Japan for ...

Soaring demand accelerates growth for EV battery makers

Tokyo [Japan], February 26 (ANI): Electric vehicle battery makers Contemporary Amperex Technology, LG Chem, Panasonic Corporation and SK Innovation, which ...

Equities crash as bond yields surge, private banks hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): A strong bear grip on bourses led frontline indices to drop by nearly 3 ...

'No Way Home' to be Tom Holland's final Spider-Man film

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Hollywood star Tom Holland recently revealed that the now-officially titled Spidey threequel 'Spider-Man: No Way ...

Equities tumble amid global selloff, private lenders hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices cracked by nearly 1.5 per cent during early hours on Friday ...

Japan could fire at foreign official vessels

Tokyo [Japan], February 26 (ANI): The Japan Coast Guard could directly fire a weapon against foreign official vessels aiming to ...

Apple's new emojis are more ammunition for the online generation wars

When I saw the news that Apple would be releasing 217 new emojis into the world, I did what I ...

Ifugao to have 'Yuyu' hatchery & training center under Bayanihan 2

MAYOYAO, Ifugao, Feb. 26(PIA) - - A P25 million-worth of Japanese loach or "yuyu" hatchery and training center will soon ...

World stock markets climb on Powell reassurance, vaccine hopes

World stock markets advanced on Thursday. Oil prices briefly hit fresh 13-month peaks on keen demand, while the European single ...

Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words

Expectations the global economy will rocket have helped equities surge in recent weeks.Fed boss Jerome Powell for a second day ...

Report: Northwestern joins Notre Dame in video game opt out

Northwestern is joining Notre Dame in opting out of participating in the highly anticipated revival of the EA Sports college ...

Dal Lake among 12 sites under 'Swachh Iconic Places'

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): Srinagar's famous Dal Lake, Mathura's Banke Bihari Temple, Agra Fort and Sanchi Stupa in ...

Hitachi launches new-age room air conditioners in India

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Johnson Controls - Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited, the joint venture company of Johnson ...

Equity indices edge higher, Coal India up 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced on Thursday due to favourable global cues amid optimism over ...

Delhi Jal Board asks Centre to not stop water release

New Delhi (India), February 25 (ANI): Delhi Jal Board chairman Raghav Chadha on Thursday said that the national capital will ...

Japan mulls halting new assistance projects in Myanmar

Tokyo [Japan], February 25 (ANI): The Japanese government is considering halting new assistance projects to Myanmar, where a military coup ...

Omega Seiki Mobility to set up plant in Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Omega Seiki Pvt Ltd, the Electric vehicles manufacturing company of Anglian Omega Group is ...

Japanese WHO expert voices doubt on China's COVID theory

Tokyo [Japan], February 25 (ANI): A Japanese expert from the World Health Organization (WHO), who visited Wuhan as part of ...

Urgent need to counter China's growing tech dominance

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Tuesday called on the US government to fast track ...

Equity indices up on positive global cues, metal stock

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...

Jack Giarraputo launches Slice Collective

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): American film Producer Jack Giarraputo, whose films have grossed over USD 4B at the global ...

ATP roundup: Two Argentines reach quarterfinals at Cordoba

Federico Coria and qualifier Facundo Bagnis both won all-Argentine matches Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Cordoba (Argentina) Open. ...

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty withdraws from Qatar Open

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from next week's Qatar Open, tournament organizers announced Wednesday. Barty has been battling ...

FAA Orders Immediate Inspections of Some Boeing 777 Engines

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it was ordering immediate inspections of Boeing 777-200 planes with ...

Tokyo's Nikkei ends sharply lower

Tokyo's benchmark stock index closed down more than one percent on Wednesday.Markets have become jittery over prospects that pandemic recovery ...

Trump predicts Woods return, Obama: Never count Tiger out

Former US President Donald Trump predicted that Tiger Woods, his occasional golfing partner, will recover from severe injuries suffered in ...

Beat Poet, Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti Dies at 101

SAN FRANCISCO - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, bookseller and activist who helped launch the Beat movement in the 1950s ...

Lions take steps to host Springboks series in UK - report

The British & Irish Lions have reportedly made an official request to the UK government to help host a home ...

G20 finance chiefs talk Covid recovery, equitable access to vaccines

G20 finance ministers and central bankers gather on Friday for a video conference led by Italy, hoping to hammer out ...

2021 Maruti Suzuki Swift Sporty Character Highlighted In New TVC

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the 2021 Swift facelift in India following its earlier launch in international markets of ...

Maruti Swift Facelift Launch Price Rs 5.73 L To Rs 8.41 L - Official

The biggest update on facelift is the inclusion of the 1.2-litre Dual-jet K12N petrol engine with a higher outputMaruti has ...

2021 Kawasaki Ninja 300 BS6 Officially Revealed - New Colours

A couple of days ago, Kawasaki had teased two upcoming bikes from its lineup on its social media handle out ...

Turkish court jails three for helping Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan

A Turkish court has convicted an executive and two pilots of a small airline on charges of 'migrant smuggling' for ...

The End of Nuclear Arms 2021

By Mitzi Stark (WILPF) and Giovanny Blanco (World Without Warsand Violence)The 22ndof January, 2021 became an important day in history ...

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Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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