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Emerging-market bulls brace for Treasury relapse after rally

Russian shares, which led last week's equity advance, may come under pressure as the Biden administration evaluates its options to ...


'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' trailer

Washington [US], April 19 (ANI): Makers of Marvel's 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' dropped the first intriguing ...


'Vision of Indo-Pacific premised on ASEAN centrality'

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said India's vision of Indo-Pacific as a ...


Oxygen supply capacity in Pakistan 'under stress'

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 19 (ANI): Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, the country's government expressed concerns over low compliance of ...


Curious Kids: Can plastic waste be made into bricks for new houses?

Across the world there are about 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste. It's in our water,

Sandesh Deshmukh does an exemplary job

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI/ThePRTree): Bodybuilder Sandesh Deshmukh becomes the brand ambassador of the Fit PCMC Drive. Having earned ...


FC Goa here on merit, not by accident: Golmohammadi

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): The AFC Champions League may have some of the biggest names in Asia, competing ...


Are America's schools safe for Asian Americans?

The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in ...


India Reports a Record 273,810 COVID Casesin One Day

India's Health Ministry Monday announced a record 273,810 new COVID cases in the previous 24-hour period.About 1 in 3 people ...


TO THE NEW ranked number 29 fastest growing technology

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI/NewsVoir):TO THE NEW today announced that it ranked number 29 on the Deloitte Technology Fast ...


Indian National Rally Championship postponed due to COVID

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 19 (ANI): With only three days remaining, the South India Rally, Round 1 of the ...


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Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...

China tightens control of Hong Kong, jails protest leaders

HONG KONG: As part of China's campaign to curtail freedoms in Hong Kong, leaders in the protests against China have ...

Crowd at Vatican as Pope returns to Sunday greetings

VATICAN CITY - Following the one-year lockdown, Pope Francis greeted Catholics in St. Peter's Square for his traditional Sunday noon ...

Coronavirus rates at record high among 19 and younger in Michigan

ATLANTA, Georgia: As Covid-19 cases again increase in states such as Michigan and Minnesota, officials have voiced concern about children ...

Canadian court upholds agreement with U.S. on refusing asylum seekers

OTTAWA, Canada: A Canadian appeals court has upheld a Canada-U.S. agreement to turn back asylum seekers.The ruling overturned a Canadian ...

Disneyland set to re-start operations, Covid precautions in place

BURBANK, California: Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30 and tickets are now being sold for the first time ...

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Farewell, Rehman Sahib

How do you dissolve that lump in your throat when you begin to write the obituary of I A Rehman? ...

Urban housing for the poor

Provision of urban housing for the poor is a complex phenomenon. Most of the urban poor live in informal slums ...

At 47%, Hinduism biggest gainer in religious conversion in Kerala- The New Indian Express

At 47%, Hinduism biggest gainer in religious conversion in Kerala The New Indian Express ...

Preparing for Ramazan

In Pakistan and across the Muslim world, the holy month of Ramazan has started. In Pakistan, this time around, there ...

Our unhealthy holiday

Many Thais have hit the road to enjoy the long Songkran holidays this week, but I can't help feeling that ...

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U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...


Fewer than 200,000 businesses failed during lockdown, says Fed

WASHINGTON D.C.: Federal Reserve research indicates that fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the ...


After Brexit, Ireland-Northern Ireland trade jumps in value

DUBLIN, Ireland: Cross-border trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland has greatly increased, in some cases doubling since the start of ...


Mixed performances on Asian stock markets Monday, U.S. dollar steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia had an interesting start to the week with shares in Japan and Australia ...


May 3 bullfight in Spain to raise funds for jobless bullfighters

MADRID, Spain: The first bullfight in over one year is to be held in Spain on May 3 to raise ...


Serious housing shortage seen as new housing starts surge

WASHINGTON D.C.: Construction of new homes in the United States reached 1.74 million in March, which was a 19 percent ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...