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Coronavirus: Face covering use expanded in England and Scotland

Image copyright EPA Face coverings have become mandatory in more indoor settings in England and Scotland following a recent spike in coronavirus cases. Places where...

An Indian royal was shot dead by police in broad daylight. Now, 35 years later, his killers have been jailed

For decades, the police officers on duty and the former royal’s relatives couldn’t agree on what had happened that day to a man known for...

Development in J&K is ‘work in progress’: Chief secretary B V R Subrahmanyam | India News

SRINAGAR: In the year following neutering of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, 2,273 infrastructure projects worth Rs 5,979 crore, which had been pending for...

Volunteers restore dream car ‘Maria’ for Idaho teen battling brain tumor

An Idaho teenager battling an inoperable brain tumor is getting his dream ride after a Boise body shop manager and other local businesses stepped in...

US election 2020: China, Russia and Iran ‘trying to influence’ vote

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption William Evanina, Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, warned of ongoing foreign interference in the vote China,...

Air India crash in Kerala kills 17 after plane skids off runway

At least 17 people died in the crash, including both pilots, and 46 people are seriously injured, according to CV Anand, Central Industrial Security Force’s...

Give ample aid before Marines case is shut: SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to close the criminal proceedings against two Italian Marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen in February...

Coronavirus Task Force’s Dr. Birx tells 9 cities ‘get on top of it’ as positive cases rise

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx told several state and local officials in nine cities seeing an increase trend in positive COVID-19 cases...

Nicola Sturgeon: Internal disputes ‘risk to SNP success’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNicola Sturgeon says she has spent her whole adult life working for Scottish independence Nicola Sturgeon has...

Intelligence community’s top election official: China and Iran don’t want Trump to win reelection, Russia working against Biden

“We assess that China prefers that President Trump — whom Beijing sees as unpredictable — does not win reelection,” said William R. Evanina, director of...

India’s Covid tally in August highest in world so far | India News

NEW DELHI: India is emerging as the biggest Covid-19 hotspot in the world in August. The country has so far recorded the most number of...

American Cancer Society’s new cervical cancer screening guidelines spark disagreement among physicians

The American Cancer Society’s recently updated cervical cancer screening guidelines have drawn mixed opinions from doctors in the field. On July 30, the society announced its updated recommendations to start...

England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes inspires home fightback

England v Pakistan Highlights: Ben Stokes inspires home fightback First Test, Emirates Old Trafford (day three of five) Pakistan 326 & 137-8: Shafiq 29, Stokes...

Carrie Lam: US sanctions Hong Kong chief executive over democratic crackdowns

Sanctioning Lam is a significant escalation, experts say. Friday’s action against Lam and ten others is likely to further inflame tensions between Washington and Beijing....

US, India begin purging Chinese infiltration into not just territory, but economy too | India News

WASHINGTON: China’s intransigence in refusing to fully withdraw from its border incursions into India is bringing New Delhi ever closer to Washington, with US and...

Parasitic infection outbreak in Texas sickens 82 people

An outbreak in Austin, Texas, of the parasitic infection cyclosporiasis has sickened 82 people, according to the city’s health department. Austin Public Health (APH) officials are...

Hong Kong: US imposes sanctions on chief executive Carrie Lam

Image copyright Getty Images The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, and 10 other top officials from Hong Kong...

China risks paying ‘high cost’ for South China Sea intimidation, Japan defense chief says

“Anyone who is trying to change the status quo by force needs to be forced to pay a high cost,” Kono said. Beijing’s efforts at...

BJP, Congress question each other over their alleged China links | India News

NEW DELHI: The BJP and the Congress on Friday targeted each other over their alleged connections with China and its firms, with the ruling party...

‘Mask mouth’: Dentists coin new term for smelly side effect of wearing a mask

The new oral hygiene issue — caused by, you guessed it, wearing a mask all the time to prevent the spread of the coronavirus — is leading to all...

Stone pub landlord ‘complacent’ in enforcing Covid rules

Image caption The owner of the Crown and Anchor, Custodio Pinto, said he regretted what happened The landlord of a pub linked to an outbreak...

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for reorienting agricultural priorities towards more nutrition-sensitive food | India News

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday highlighted the need to constantly review the country’s food, agriculture and trade policies according to changing...

Amid coronavirus, more than a third of US adults are using cleaning products incorrectly: CDC study

In trying to prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus, more than a third of U.S. adults are putting their health at risk by using cleaning...

Channel migrants: 235 people in 17 vessels stopped in one day

Image copyright Susan Pilcher Image caption A woman photographed in Dungeness, Kent, on Thursday appeared to be heavily pregnant A total of 235 migrants were...

Analysis: Trump’s dreams of a vaccine as his October Surprise aren’t rooted in reality

He predicts a vaccine breakthrough multiple times a day, assures Americans he has the military on standby to rush it out and promises 100 million,...