Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Texas hostage-taking draws attention to Pak neuroscientist imprisoned in US

Malik Faisal Akram, 44, took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue, that was termed as an "act of terror" by US President Joe Biden. Akram was killed on Sunday after a tense standoff.

US sees highest rate of children COVID-19 hospitalizations

The country is averaging 893 new hospital admissions each day for children 17 years and under, a record high since the CDC started to track the number from August 2020.

India to be Asia’s 2nd largest economy by 2030: IHS

New Delhi: India is likely to overtake Japan as Asia's second-largest economy by 2030 when its GDP is also projected to surpass that of...

Another snowstorm set to hit US

Arctic air will surge across the Midwest into Wednesday night, and a storm will form along the leading edge of the cold air as a dip in the jet stream provides enough fuel for a new system to develop.

US suffers from continued flight chaos

Worldwide, 4,020 flights had been cancelled by Sunday afternoon, according to flight tracker FlightAware, with 2,393 of them being within, into, or out of the US, reports Xinhua news agency.

ATP Cup: Fritz, Isner shine for the US

Sydney: John Isner and Taylor Fritz beat their Canadian opponents on Sunday to give the United States a winning 2-0 lead in their ATP...

US shatters daily Covid-19 cases record again

A total of 647,067 new cases and 1,409 new deaths were reported across the nation on Friday.

US reports over 7.5 million child Covid-19 cases

Washington: Over 7.5 million children have tested positive for Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic in the US, representing 1 in 10 American...

CommerceIQ to help consumer brands to win in e-commerce

Hyderabad: CommerceIQ, an ecommerce management platform, leveraging machine learning and analytics to optimise the e-commerce channel across supply chain, marketing and sales operations, is...

Amid COVID concerns, US expands interview waivers for H-1B, L-1 visas

The State Department is temporarily dropping an in-person interview requirement for some work-visa categories in 2022 to ease visa issuances, as the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into the third year, the department announced.

Anahat Singh becomes first Indian girl to win Jr Squash Open in US

According to information received here, Anahat won the title in the Under-15 category, beating Jayda Marei from Egypt 11-9, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5.

Elon Musk to pay more than $11 bn in taxes

Washington: The founder of SpaceX and Tesla, billionaire Elon Musk, said on Monday that for the entirety of year 2021, he will pay over...

TikTok users likely to order food from viral videos in US

San Francisco: Short video platform TikTok is reportedly planning to launch its own delivery service with food from viral videos in the US. According to...

US makes it mandatory for all incoming passengers to carry negative COVID test report

“This amendment updates COVID-19 testing requirements for air passengers 2 years or older boarding a flight to the United States,” Indian government officials informed Indian-American community leaders on Saturday.

Postdocs play important role in US higher education system

Postdoctoral fellows contribute to ongoing research and also have the opportunity to pursue their own research

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