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Over USD 2.7 billion infrastructure projects in India, Asia listed on new Singapore Online Portal

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, August 8 (ANI): Last week, an infrastructure project online portal that connects government, developers, and financiers ...


DCW cautions Rajasthan CM about his use of words, tells him to stop using language of rapists

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): The Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday slammed Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over ...


CWG 2022: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinches bronze, defeats Singapore's Jia Heng Teh

Birmingham [UK], August 8 (ANI): Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched the bronze medal in the men's singles final at the ...


CWG 2022: PV Sindhu reaches women's singles final, confirms medal for India

Birmingham [UK], August 7 (ANI): Indian ace shuttler and Olympic medalist PV Sindhu confirmed another medal for her country by ...


Gehlot holds Centre accountable on repercussions over 'law to hang rape accused'

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that after the law to hang the rape ...


India is "clear opportunity" for Singapore: Foreign Minister Balakrishnan

Singapore, August 7 (ANI): Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has praised India for its digital identity and payment systems and ...


Singapore Foreign Minister praises India's digital identity

Singapore, August 7 (ANI): Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has praised India for its digital identity and payment systems and ...


Advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may benefit from the use of B vitamins

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): Scientists have found that elevated blood levels of an amino acid called homocysteine correlate strongly ...


China's military drills near Taiwan cause disruptions in airline industry

Taipei [Taiwan], August 6 (ANI): Many flights were cancelled, some of them rerouted following China's military drills near Taiwan after ...


CWG 2022: Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reach men's singles semis, Sanil Shetty crashes out

Birmingham [UK], August 6 (ANI): Indian table tennis stars Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran advanced to the semifinals of ...


CWG 2022: Ravi Dahiya, Naveen confirm more wrestling medals for India, cruise to finals of their respective categories

Birmingham [UK], August 6 (ANI): Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya confirmed another medal for the country in wrestling after defeating Pakistan's ...


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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

700-kilogram of cocaine found by Australian police in shipping container

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - More than a quarter of a billion dollars worth of cocaine has been found concealed on ...

No investigation of killing drug dealers, says Philippines' Marcos

Manila, Philippines: Amidst plans to resume an investigation into the Philippines' bloody "War on Drugs," President Ferdinand Marcos Jr ruled ...

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Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...


Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...


Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...


U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...


Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...


$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...


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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 ...

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