Thu, 05 Aug 2021

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

Vandana's brother raises complaint

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], August 5 (ANI): Hockey player Vandana Katariya's brother Pankaj on Thursday said his family has raised a ...

Australian skater Palmer wins men's park gold at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua Skater Keegan Palmer of Australia won men's park gold at Tokyo 2020 on Thursday.TOKYO, Aug. 5 ...

Olympian Vandana Katariya's family subjected to harassment

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], August 5 (ANI): Vandana Katariya's family in Haridwar was subjected to harassment and casteist slurs after the ...

Argentina's COVID-19 caseload nears 5 mln

Buenos Aires [Argentina], August 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentina reported 13,736 new cases and 300 more deaths in the past 24 hours, ...

Fauci says variant worse than Delta could be coming

Washington [US], August 5 (ANI): US top coronavirus adviser Dr Anthony Fauci on Wednesday (local time) said that COVID-19 cases ...

Brazil's COVID-19 case count tops 20 million

Brasilia [Brazil], August 5 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil has exceeded 20 million, the Ministry of ...

Combinations of Sputnik V component with three

Moscow [Russia] August 5 (ANI): The Russian Direct Investment Fund on Wednesday announced that combination of the first component of ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 200 mln: Johns Hopkins University

© Provided by Xinhua The United States reported 35,292,721 COVID-19 cases and 614,666 deaths, both the highest counts around the ...

Sputnik V, AstraZeneca booster dose trials results soon

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): After Dr Reddy's Laboratories issued a statement on Monday regarding the availability ...

Liverpool keeper Alisson signs 6-year contract extension

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker signed a six-year contract extension with the Premier League club on Wednesday.Brazil's Alisson has established himself ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Ravi Dahiya, Neerah Chopra shine

Tokyo [Japan], August 4 (ANI): India women's hockey team suffered a 1-2 loss against Argentina in the semi-finals of the ...

Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi speaks to Rani Rampal, Marijne

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke to India women's team captain Rani Rampal ...

Women's hockey team displayed great skill at Olympics: PM

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the "stupendous performance" of Indian hockey teams ...

Louis van Gaal returns for third stint as Netherlands coach

Dutchman Louis van Gaal will return for a third time as the national football coach, leading the team to the ...

Tokyo Olympics: India women's team lose to Argentina 2-1

Tokyo [Japan], August 4 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team might have taken an early lead, but the side stumbled ...

MARC opens its 8th office in India

Panaji (Goa) [India], August 4 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Mangal Analytics and Research Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (MARC), a pan India market research ...

US Has Shipped 110 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to 65 Countries

WHITE HOUSE - Calling it a major milestone, U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that the country has shipped ...

Brazil reports 1,209 more COVID-19 deaths

Brasilia [Brazil], August 4 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil has registered 1,209 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national ...

Argentina begins COVID-19 vaccination in adolescents aged 12 to 17

© Provided by Xinhua The South American country has applied more than 32.69 million vaccines doses so far.BUENOS AIRES, Aug. ...

Dwayne Bravo plays his final T20I match 'in the Caribbean'

Georgetown [Guyana], August 3 (ANI): Dwayne Bravo, the two-time T20I World Champion, on Tuesday announced that today's match against Pakistan ...

Olympics: Women's hockey team, Lovlina eye medals

Tokyo [Japan], August 3 (ANI): Javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh will be in action on day twelve while ...

Olympics roundup: Norway's Karsten Warholm wins 'best race ever'

Norway's Karsten Warholm won Olympic gold in the men's 400-meter hurdles, narrowly defeating American Rai Benjamin on Tuesday in Tokyo. ...

Extra-time goal sends Spain to Olympic football final against Brazil

© Provided by Xinhua Spain sent Japan a heartbreaking defeat in the men's football semifinal by the fata goal from ...

Lang Ping reiterates intention to quit as Chinese women's volleyball coach

© Provided by Xinhua Lang Ping's era of the Chinese women's volleyball probably has come to the end as the ...

Kevin Durant scores 29 as U.S. rallies past Spain

Kevin Durant scored 29 points as Team USA rallied to beat Spain 95-81 and reach the semifinals at the Tokyo ...

This is surely the toughest test, says skipper Rani

Tokyo [Japan], August 3 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team put up a fantastic display of skill and tenacity during ...

Tokyo Olympics: Tajinderpal Singh Toor bows out of Games

Tokyo [Japan], August 3 (ANI): Indian shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor finished 13th at the end of his three attempts ...

Simone Biles returns to Olympics, wins bronze in beam final

Simone Biles won a bronze medal in the women's balance beam final at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, returning to ...

Country wants Vinesh, Bajrang to bring medals: Ritu

Singapore, August 3 (ANI): Rising ONE Championship star Ritu "The Indian Tigress" Phogat is fresh off a resounding victory at ...

SA unrest shows that a new age of anger awaits India and Brazil

Two decades ago, a Goldman Sachs executive coined the label BRICs to describe four big emerging nations: Brazil, Russia, India ...

Three more players called up to Springbok squad

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named three new additions to the national squad on Monday, with wing Rosko Specman, loose forward ...

At An Extraordinary Olympics, Acts of Kindness Abound

TOKYO - A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who'd just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share ...

Canada Shocks USA to Reach Olympic Women's Soccer Final

Jessie Fleming scored a second-half penalty as Canada upset four-time Olympic women's football champions the United States 1-0 in Kashima ...

Teens dominate the park as first-ever Olympic skateboarding wraps up

Teen and tween skaters from Japan and Britain soared to victory in the women's park competition on Wednesday, while 18-year-old ...

Nitin Gadkari Proposes 6 Airbags As Standard For All Cars In India

In a meeting held with Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari discussed ...

German space startups propel development of mini rocket launchers

Three German startups are developing mini rocket launchers for the increasing number of small satellites which observe the Earth and ...

Vashti Cunningham ready to leap on Olympic stage

Chris McPherson Eagles Hall of Fame quarterback Randall Cunningham was at a loss for words.On June 20, the four-time Pro ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 5

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Ex-Juventus star Hernanes relishing Recife homecoming

SAO PAULO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Hernanes has insisted that he is more motivated than ever ...

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$1 billion London film studio to ensure UK remains film destination

LONDON, England: In the first overseas expansion of their Sunset Studios platform, U.S. firms Blackstone and Hudson Pacific Properties said ...

Asian stock investors lack resolution, Nikkei 225 rises 144 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mirrored Wall Street's overnight performance, finishing mixed and barely moved.The Australian All Ordinaries ...

China reports slowest factory growth since February 2020

BEIJING, China: Expansion of China's factory sector in July was the most sluggish in seventeen months, on the back of ...

Bombardier union ends one week strike at Toronto assembly plant

TORONTO, Canada: Union workers at Bombardier's business-jet assembly plant in Toronto ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement on Saturday, ...

U.S. stocks end mixed, Dow Jones loses more than 300 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday."The market is expensive where it is and people are ...

Disney says all employees working at parks must be vaccinated

ORLANDO, Florida: The Walt Disney Company say that all of its on-site salaried and non-union hourly employees in the United ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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