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  • 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines(16 minutes ago)

    Manila, Dec 5 (IANS) An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 struck Davao Occidental province in the southern Philippines on Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

    International Environment/Wildlife
10 mn French have received Covid booster shots: Minister
Putin, Biden to hold online meeting on Tuesday
  • Putin, Biden to hold online meeting on Tuesday(06:00)

    Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and the US President Joe Biden will have a videoconference on Tuesday, RIA Novosti news agency has reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

    International
Chile reports first case of Omicron variant
  • Chile reports first case of Omicron variant(05:56)

    Santiago, Dec 5 (IANS) Chile has reported its first case of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus after confirming that the case was discovered in a person entering the country from Ghana on November 25.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Zambia confirms presence of Omicron Covid-19 variant
Sri Lankan killed by mob in Sialkot had 'apologised for misunderstanding'
Andre Russell has been amazing: Deccan Gladiators' skipper Riaz
Saudi Arabia, France agree to strengthen cooperation
  • Saudi Arabia, France agree to strengthen cooperation(02:06)

    Riyadh, Dec 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Saturday met with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron in Jeddah, where they agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

    International
Turkey confirms 20,374 daily Covid-19 cases
  • Turkey confirms 20,374 daily Covid-19 cases(01:46)

    Ankara, Dec 5 (IANS) Turkey on Saturday reported 20,374 new Covid-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 8,881,760, according to its health ministry.

    Health/Medicine International
UK records another 42,848 coronavirus cases
  • UK records another 42,848 coronavirus cases(00:52)

    London, Dec 5 (IANS) The UK registered 42,848 new Covid-19 infections bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,421,104, according to official figures released Saturday.

    International Health/Medicine

 Stories dated 2021-12-04

ISL 2021-22: Mumbai City register 3-1 win over Bengaluru FC
Davis Cup: Russia beat Germany, set up final against Croatia
Poland's Iga Swiatek parts ways with her coach Sierzputowski
Militant attack foiled in B'desh; top JMB leader among 5 held
  • Militant attack foiled in B'desh; top JMB leader among 5 held(23:42)

    Dhaka, Dec 4 (IANS) A major militant attack was foiled in Bangladesh following the arrest of five persons affiliated to the banned outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), officials said on Saturday, adding that IEDs and bomb making materials were also recovered.

    General INDIA ABROAD South Asia
J&K LG reviews Covid situation
  • J&K LG reviews Covid situation(23:16)

    Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in J&K and discussed the preventive measures to be implemented against the emerging scenario.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
S Africa men claim their best ever 9th finish at Junior Hockey World Cup
Prevent dumping of toxic wastes in India: FM to DRI
T10: Team Abu Dhabi clinch third place
  • T10: Team Abu Dhabi clinch third place(22:56)

    Abu Dhabi, Dec 4 (IANS) Team Abu Dhabi and Bangla Tigers played out a humdinger in the third place Play-off in the Abu Dhabi T10 here on Saturday. After Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 98/5 in their 10 overs, Bangla Tigers were restricted to 98/6 in their 10 overs.

    Sports
Relief for coastal Andhra as cyclonic storm 'Jawad' weakens
  • Relief for coastal Andhra as cyclonic storm 'Jawad' weakens(22:54)

    Visakhapatnam, Dec 4 (IANS) People in north coastal Andhra Pradesh heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday as the cyclonic storm 'Jawad' over west-central Bay of Bengal weakened into deep depression and headed towards Odisha coast after changing its course.

    National Environment/Wildlife
ISL 2021-22: NorthEast snatch full points against Gaurs with last minute goal
Shringla to visit Dhaka for preparation of Kovind's tour itinerary
  • Shringla to visit Dhaka for preparation of Kovind's tour itinerary(22:16)

    Dhaka, Dec 4 (IANS) The Foreign Secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, will visit Dhaka on December 7-8 to discuss a host of bilateral issues, including the preparations for Indian President Ram Nath Kovind's first visit to Bangladesh from December 15-17.

    General INDIA ABROAD South Asia
Upasana adopts pair of Asiatic lions at Hyderabad Zoo
Mamata to attend event in Kathmandu pending Centre's clearance
'Snakebite-caused disability major concern'
  • 'Snakebite-caused disability major concern'(21:52)

    New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale has said around 58,000 people die every year in India due to snakebite, adding "this grave issue needs special emphasis from the government".

    National Health/Medicine