CPEC Authority asks Pakistan’s power company to pay overdue

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 1 (ANI): The China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority (CPECA) has urged the Central Power Purchasing Agency-Guaranteed (CPPA-G) to pay overdue receivables of IPPs established under CPEC, warning that the ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
US govt to look into Microsoft-Activision Blizzard deal

The US Federal Trade Commission will review the deal amid a toughening stance on Big Tech mergers The record-breaking $69-billion deal between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard has caught the attention of the US Federal Trade Commissio ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
CPEC projects: Pak’s Punjab deploys 11,225 security personnel deployed to protect Chinese nationals

Lahore [Pakistan], February 1 (ANI): Pakistan’s Punjab home department has deployed 11,225 security personnel in the province in an attempt to protect Chinese nationals working on Beijing’s multi-billion dollars projects in the country. ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Ban pedophiles from internet top politician

The Russian MP mooted the measure following a law change allowing for life imprisonment of repeat offenders With Russian lawmakers backing stringent new measures designed to protect minors from recidivist sexual abusers, the vice speak ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
US Partners in Syria Warn of Growing IS Capabilities

WASHINGTON — U.S.-backed forces in northeastern Syria are warning the latest attempt by the Islamic State terror group to break thousands of its followers out of prison was part of a bigger plot designed to take and hold territory — a ca ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Word from The Hill: On Scott Morrison admitting some regrets

As well as her interviews with politicians and experts, Politics with Michelle Grattan now includes "Word from The Hill", where she discusses the news with members of The Conversation politics team. This week Michelle and Ama ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Gains across most of Asia, Shanghai stocks however slip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia — Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday. The Australian All Ordinaries rallied44.54 points or 0.61 percent, to close Tuesday at 7,312.80. The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo, Japan gained 76.50 points or 0.28 percent to 27, ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
India reports 1,67,059 new COVID infections, 959 deaths; daily positivity rate dropped to 11.69 pc

New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): India registered a sharp decline in daily COVID-19 cases as 1,67,059 new infections were recorded in the last 24 hours, informed Minister of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. India on Monday rep ...

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Delhi Police bust gang involved in WhatsApp hacking on pretext of Omicron booster dose, three held

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): The IFSO Unit of Special Cell, Delhi Police, arrested three notorious cyber crooks from Agra in Uttar Pradesh who used to hack the WhatsApp accounts of the victims by striking a communication on Omicr ...

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Monday, 31 January 2022
Portuguese Vote in Election Marked by COVID, Uncertainty

LISBON, PORTUGAL — Portuguese voters went to the polls Sunday in a parliamentary election with no clear winner in sight and uncertainty increased by potentially low turnout amid record coronavirus infections. Polling stations opened at ...

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Sunday, 30 January 2022
Eating meat associated with less microbiome, multiple sclerosis: Study

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): A recent study led by a team of researchers have reported that eating more meat, having less of certain bacteria in the gut, and more of certain immune cells in the blood, all link with multiple scleros ...

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Saturday, 29 January 2022
COVID-19 third wave peak over in Maharashtra, says state Health Minister

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI): Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday said that the peak of COVID-19 third wave is over in the state as COVID-19 cases are reducing in cities like Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palgh ...

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Saturday, 29 January 2022