• Saturday, Jan 16, 2021
  • Last Update : 02:29 am
Worldwide Covid-19 death toll passes...

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll passes...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jan 16 2021

It took the world less than four months to reach the grim milestone, half the amount of time it took...

European vaccine shipments fall short...

European vaccine shipments fall...

World

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Six EU governments asked the European Commission to pressure Pfizer-BioNTech to ensure stability and...

Rejected Tintin cover art sells for...

Tintin cover art sells for record-breaking...

World

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The item, intended as a front cover for "The Blue Lotus" volume from 1936, easily beat the...

Bangladesh zoo seeks mate for lonely...

Bangladesh zoo seeks mate for lonely...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Since the death of her male partner in 2014, she has been living on her own

Fearing famine, UN calls on US to reverse...

UN calls on US to reverse Houthi terrorists...

Middle East

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The designation is set to come into force on January 19 -- the eve of the inauguration of Biden

Hundreds of Central Americans join first...

Hundreds of Central Americans join first...

Latin America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Coordinated security and coronavirus travel restrictions between countries will make it hard for the...

Nepal approves AstraZeneca Covid-19...

Nepal approves AstraZeneca vaccine for...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Nepal reported 266,816 cases and 1,948 deaths from Covid-19 so far

Dutch govt quits over child benefits...

Dutch govt quits over child benefits...

Europe

Fri, Jan 15 2021

A new cabinet will be formed after parliamentary elections that had already been set for March 17

Paul Thomas Anderson wished testicular...

Paul Thomas Anderson wished cancer on...

Showtime

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Fight Club, a widely beloved and controversial film from the late ‘90s, has been repeatedly slammed...

Abortion becomes legal in Argentina...

Abortion becomes legal in

Latin America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

President Alberto Fernandez signed a law that allows abortion until 14 weeks of pregnancy

Eyes on Pelosi as Trump impeachment...

Trump impeachment trial timing up in...

North America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Trump, now the first president in US history to be impeached twice

Prosecutors: US Capitol rioters planned...

Prosecutors: US Capitol rioters planned...

North America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The Justice Department has brought more than 80 criminal cases in connection with the violent riots at...

Scientists warn climate change is harming...

Scientists warn climate change is harming...

Climate Change

Fri, Jan 15 2021

Some 144 million children worldwide are stunted by malnutrition and face a future of ill health

Robert De Niro, Christian Bale, Margot...

Robert De Niro, Christian Bale, Margot...

Showtime

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The star-studded cast also includes Rami Malek, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Chris Rock and...

J&J's Covid-19 vaccine should hopefully...

J&J vaccine expected to show 80%...

World

Fri, Jan 15 2021

J&J's vaccine is being produced in the United States, Europe, South Africa and India

Brazil sends special flight to India...

Brazil sends plane to India for 2m vaccine...

World

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The aircraft from Brazil is equipped with a special temperature-control system to store the consignment...

How do Covid-19 vaccines work?

How do Covid-19 vaccines work?

World

Fri, Jan 15 2021

The Covid-19 vaccines that have been discovered over time use several approaches

CDC: Covid-19 cases remain lowest among...

Covid-19: Younger kids have better...

North America

Fri, Jan 15 2021

By early December, 62% of US K-12 school districts had opened for full or partial in-person learning...

Indian govt, protesting farmers make...

Indian govt, protesting farmers make...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 15 2021

'Today's talks with farmers unions were inconclusive, and we will hold talks again on January...

China Covid-19 cases surge to over 10-month...

China Covid-19 cases surge to over 10-month...

East Asia

Fri, Jan 15 2021

On Thursday, while entering China, a WHO delegation had to leave behind two of its members after they...

Concerns as India to roll out home-grown...

Concerns as India to roll out home-grown...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 15 2021

New Delhi gave 'emergency approval' to Covaxin, even though phase 3 human trials were yet to...