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Wind of madness is sweeping the globe: Guterres

BY ARUL LOUIS AND NIKHILA NATARAJAN United Nations, Feb 7 (IANS) As the world organisation enters its 75th year, "a wind of madness is...

Saudi rejects Pak plea for discussion on Kashmir at OIC

By AARTI TIKOO SINGH New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) In yet another setback to Islamabad, Saudi Arabia has once again declined Pakistan's request for...

Gates Foundation donates $100mn to fight coronavirus

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Thursday announced that it will immediately commit up to $100 million for the...

Coronavirus: China calls for international cooperation

Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) China on Tuesday called for international cooperation to combat the public health crisis from the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Chinese Foreign Ministry...

Coronavirus toll in China now 361, more than 17,205 infected

Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Chinese health authorities on Monday said that the death toll in the country due to the fast-spreading deadly novel coronavirus...

Man caused virtual traffic jam on Google Maps with with 99 phones

Berlin, Feb 3 (IANS) Call it bizarre but a German artist Simon Weckert has posted a video on YouTube, showing how he "hacked" Google...

New foreign players make a beeline for Auto Expo

BY ROHIT VAID New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) New foreign players dealing in automobiles, electric vehicles, connected technologies, alternate fuels and tyres from China,...

China bans funerals for coronavirus victims

Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China on Sunday banned funerals, burials and farewell ceremonies for the victims of the novel coronavirus in an effort to...

Indonesia offers reward for plucking tyre off giant crocodile

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A photo of a saltwater crocodile with a motorcycle tyre stuck around its neck in Indonesia is doing rounds...

5 Indian asylum seekers on hunger strike in US

Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Five Indian asylum seekers have been on a hunger strike for 90 days at a detention centre in the US...