NEWS TODAY

Lebanon can’t handle next Covid wave: hospital chief

Beirut, Lebanon: Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has piled pressure...

Empty streets as Hanoi goes into lockdown as virus cases soar

Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam locked down eight million people in...

Tajikistan ready to accept 100k Afghan refugees amid Taliban uprising

Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Tajikistan said Friday it was ready to accept...

EU approves Moderna jab for ages 12 and up

The Hauge, Netherlands: The European medicines watchdog on Friday...

Colombia says attack on president was planned from Venezuela

Bogota, Venezuela: The Colombian government claimed Thursday that a...

BUSINESS

India’s TVS motors announce ₹1k crore investment plan in EVs

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India:  ​India's third-largest two-wheeler maker, TVS Motor Company,...

Verizon announces 5G for businesses in the US

Intrado, Globe Newswire: Verizon Business announced today that 5G Business...

Indian tech firm launches rider safety system for delivery executives

Business Wire India: The pandemic may have slowed down...

TRAVEL

Yemen’s unique ‘dragon’s blood’ island under threat

Centuries-old umbrella-shaped dragon's blood trees line the rugged peaks of Yemen's Socotra -- a flagship symbol of the Indian Ocean...

Spain is now open to all vaccinated travelers

Malaga, Spain: Spain opens its borders to vaccinated travelers from all over the world on Monday, hoping an influx...

France eases summer travel rules with color codes

Paris, France: France unveiled Friday a color-coded map laying out eased entry protocols for the summer travel season, with...

ECONOMY

Ireland’s low-tax economy can survive OECD reform: experts

London, United Kingdom: Far-reaching global tax reforms are reaching...

Biden celebrates pandemic victory, but Covid could be the easy part

Washington, United States: President Joe Biden will celebrate America's defeat...

Global tax deal backed by 130 nations

Paris, France: A total of 130 countries have agreed...

SPORTS

Tokyo 2020: athletes test Covid positive spark fear

Tokyo, Japan: Officials announced on Sunday that two athletes...

Benfica confirm president departure in fraud probe

Lisbon, Portugal: Double former European Cup winners Benfica confirmed...

No flag, no anthem, but Russia Olympic chief still wants Tokyo golds

Moscow, Russia: The head of Russia's Olympic Committee, an...

In doping scandal, Russia opts for ‘honorable surrender’

Moscow, Russia: Moscow has a reputation for fiercely defending...

Wimbledon matches probed over potential irregular betting patterns

London, United Kingdom: Two matches at this year's Wimbledon...

Plot thickens as Perez recordings target Ronaldo, Mourinho

Madrid, Spain: Spanish online daily El Confidencial on Wednesday...

India rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon toll hits 76

Mumbai, India: Rescuers in India combed through mud and...

US life expectancy fell sharply in 2020 due to Covid

Washington, United States: Average US life expectancy fell by...

Harvey Weinstein transferred to Los Angeles for new trial

New York, United States: Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein,...

Evacuated Afghan interpreters to stay at Virginia military base

Washington, United States: The United States will use a...

CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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TECHNOLOGY

TRENDS

Delhi etches grief of 2nd wave COVID in memorial tattoos

As the tattoo needle moves on her wrist creating an image of angel’s wings...

CNN to ramp up streaming as viewers quit cable

New York, United States: CNN unveiled plans Monday to launch a subscription streaming service...

UK clubbers hit dance floor shedding virus fears

London, United Kingdom: Crowds in sparkly dresses and summer shorts counted down to one...

Malaysia: Cameroon highland farmers fight for survival in Covid

Cameroon Highlands, Malaysia: Vast tea plantations spread out over Malaysia's rugged highlands, where a...

How emojis have reflected the pandemic culture

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom; Over the past decade, emojis have become an integral part...

For Tokyo taxi drivers fan-free Olympics is strange

Tokyo, Japan: In his white gloves, dark suit, and tie, taxi driver Yuki Kawaguchi...

INGENUITY

Liverpool no more a World Heritage site: UNESCO

Liverpool, United Kingdom: The UN's cultural agency UNESCO on...

Greece recovers Picasso stolen in 2012: police

Athens, Greece: Police in Greece have recovered a Picasso...

Dutch to check artwork stolen by Nazis for restitution

The Hauge, Netherlands: The Netherlands is to verify the...

Artist revives Hong Kong’s bygone era with miniatures

Hong Kong, China: In a packed metropolis where old...

French virtual gallery shows ‘power and grace’ of Leonardo

Amboise, France: A new virtual gallery of Leonardo da...

GREEN LIVING

COVID-19

Global Active Cases
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Total active cases
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HEALTH

Exposure to wildfire smoke increases Covid risk: study

Globe Newswire: Wildfire smoke may greatly increase susceptibility to...

Carmat announces first artificial heart implant in US

Paris, France: French company Carmat announced its first human...

Heart inflammation ‘likely’ linked to Covid vaccine: WHO

Kolkata, India: The World Health Organization stated on Friday...

Medically assisted reproduction in Europe: a state of play

Paris, France: France is set to become the latest...

Viral post-vaccine remedies can be fatal. All you need to know

Facebook posts have shared a list of purported remedies for...

SPIRITUALITY

6 reasons why is Ramadan called Ramadan

Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious...

Study: Here’s why some people claims ‘hearing the dead’

Washington (US): A study led by Durham University might...

A touching episode: When Rabindranath Tagore started his vegetarianism

KOLKATA (India) — After being a vegetarian for 14...

How dirt given with love quenched Krishna’s thirst of the soul

“Love God with all your heart” and “all that...

Anger is like a rejected gift, it belongs to you…

Gone are the days when families used to nurture...

POP CULTURE
ALL THE WORLD'S HAPPINESS CRAMPED INTO A COLUMN

Fans honor Amy Winehouse in London decade after her death

London, United Kingdom: Fans remembered British singer Amy Winehouse on Friday, paying tribute outside her former home in the London borough of Camden on the 10th anniversary of her...

Cannes cold shoulders its ‘Queer Palm’ prize

Cannes, France: It has been won by big-name Hollywood directors and is headed by one of France's top comic stars, but the "Queer Palm" prize which celebrates LGBTQ movies...

Kissing, spitting and puking: The highs and lows of Cannes

Cannes, France: With fewer parties, lots of masks, and stars having to regularly fill tubes with spit for Covid tests, the 74th edition of the Cannes film festival has...