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Congo’s famous mountain gorilla dies at 14 in Virunga Park

Kinshasa (Congo): Ndakasi, a mountain gorilla who famously posed for a selfie with her caretaker at Congo's Virunga National Park, has died at 14...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 236.7 million: Johns Hopkins University

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 44,158,348 and 710,173, according to the CSSE.

Australia warns Facebook on anonymous comments

Canberra: Australia's Prime Minister on Thursday described social media as a “coward's palace” and warned that digital platforms including Facebook should be held liable...

22 killed, over 300 injured in earthquake in Pakistan’s Balochistan province

The quake affected Quetta, Sibi, Harnai, Pishin, Qila Saifullah, Chaman, Ziarat and Zhob in Balochistan.

Brazil unveils national wildlife rescue plan

Created through a resolution of the Environment Ministry, the plan aims to reduce the loss of wildlife biodiversity due to extreme weather or environmental accidents caused by human activity.

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 236.4 million: Johns Hopkins University

Washington: The global coronavirus caseload has topped 236.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.82 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.36...

Hyderabad firm Ozonetel raises $5 mn, plans expansion in US

Ozonetel’s contact/call centre as a service has been providing omni-channel call centre services to businesses of all sizes. Everyday more than 100,000 call center agents use Ozonetel’s CCaaS platform CloudAgent.

South Korea rolls out measures to prevent celebrity suicides

The plan was announced on Friday, a few days after the ministries of education and health and welfare held a joint meeting about the problem.

Indians win 10-million dirham lottery in UAE

Dubai: A 40-member group, including 38 Indians working at a Qatar-based hypermarket chain, have won 10 million dirhams (USD 2.72 million) in a lucky...

Copenhagen safest city on Earth

Hyderabad: Copenhagen has been identified as the safest city on Earth, ousting Tokyo from the top spot it had occupied in all previous surveys...

Nobel Prize honours discovery of temperature, touch receptors

Stockholm: The Nobel Prize in the field of physiology or medicine has been awarded to U.S. scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian. They were cited...

Sachin Tendulkar named in Pandora Papers

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) said people linked by the secret documents to offshore assets also include pop music diva Shakira, supermodel Claudia Schiffer

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 234.8 million: Johns Hopkins University

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and the total number number of vaccine doses administered.

Pandora Papers leak exposes offshore dealings of super rich, including Indians

London: Millions of leaked documents dubbed the Pandora Papers and a worldwide journalistic partnership on Sunday claims to have uncovered financial secrets of current...

Couple take vows at Canada-US border so bride’s parents from Canada can attend

A couple in the United States tied the knot at a closed section of the US-Canada border so the bride’s Canadian family could attend...
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