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J-K: Union Minister urges banks for financial inclusion

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 21 (ANI): Laying emphasis on financial inclusion programmes, the Union Minister of State for ...


MoS Finance lauds performance of financial sector in J-K

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) for Finance Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad lauded ...


Innovation continued despite COVID-19: New UN report

Despite the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19, the new technology sector continued to thrive and prosper last year, the UN's ...


Rugby gains popularity among girls in Kashmir

Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 20 (ANI): Rugby is gaining popularity among girls in Kashmir and is witnessing a ...


Boxing great Pacquiao to run for Philippines presidency

Manila [Philippines], September 19 (ANI): Philippine boxing legend and politician Manny Pacquiao on Sunday announced his plan to run for ...


Philippineslogs 19,271 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines ], September 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 19,271 new infections of COVID-19 on Sunday, ...


Philippines logs 23,134 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], September 18 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 23,134 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, bringing the ...


Court issues notice to ED on businessman Gautam Thapar plea

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): A Special Court of Delhi on Friday issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) ...


Covid-19 jabs prevent hospitalizations, severe illness: WHO

GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called on people to get coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines, saying ...


DOJ, PNP to talk anti-drug drive after Duterte's UNGA speech

MANILA - Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said the Department of Justice (DOJ) will discuss with Philippine National Police ...


Antique towns apply for DICT's vax administration system

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique - Seven towns in Antique have applied for the Department of Information and Communications Technology ...


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European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

US to provide Australia with nuclear submarines to blunt Chinese

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. President Joe Biden, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have announced that ...

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India bans issuing new MasterCards over data storage concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: In U.S. government emails, as reported by Reuters, India's decision in July to ban MasterCard from issuing new ...

Teamsters target Canada Amazon workers for union membership

TORONTO, Canada: The Teamsters Union has begun a campaign to organize workers at nine Amazon facilities in Canada.The Teamsters, among ...

Only Nasdaq Composite makes gain Tuesday, index rises 32 points

NEW YORK, New York - Investors in U.S. stocks were hesitant Tuesday although all the main exchanges managed modest gains ...

Seeking to cut fares, U.S. to award slot at Newark to low cost airline

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Transportation Department has announced that it will grant permission to a single low-cost or ultra-low-cost carrier to ...

India says Google abuses competitors through market dominance

NEW DELHI, India: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has declared that Google abused the dominant position of its Android ...

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European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...


Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...


Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...


After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...


Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...


650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...


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