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Thursday, March 21, 2019
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) It was a pleasant Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 16.6 degree Celsius, a notch below the season's average. "The sky will remain partly cloudy throughout the day," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. Maximum temperature is likely...
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington has compared US President Donald Trump to the fantasy show's 'mad boy-king' Joffrey Baratheon. He said that if people had paid attention to the HBO hit, they could have avoiding living in a "Thrones-like world". "I think it's always been...
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) A gunfight started on Thursday between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. Police said that security forces began a cordon and search operation in Warpora area following information about the presence of some militants. One of the militants lobbed a grenade. "The militants...
United Nations, March 21 (IANS) Cyclone Idai may be one of the worst natural disasters to hit southern Africa in living memory, said a UN spokesman of the storm that has killed at least 360 people. Farhan Haq, the Deputy spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, gave a grim report...
Dimapur, March 21 (IANS) The National Peoples Party (NPP) on Wednesday suffered a major setback when two of its legislators in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP). The NPP legislators are Imnatiba and L. Khumo Khiamniungan. "The merger will strengthen the PDA government under the progressive leadership...
Brasilia, March 21 (IANS) Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found. The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syndrome, is common among patients with chronic diseases...
By Arul LouisNew York, March 21 (IANS) A $3 million India-based tech support scam that defrauded hundreds of Americans and dented India's reputation has been busted with a conspirator in the scheme admitting his role in court, according to US officials. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said on Wednesday that...
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will host his counterparts of Russia, China and the European Union to discuss the Afghan peace process. A State Department statement on Wednesday said that the US envoy will meet Russian Presidential Special Representative Zamir Kabulov, Chinese Special...
Buenos Aires, March 21 (IANS) A South American bid is the front runner to be awarded the hosting right for the 2030 FIFA World Cup, according to the head of the region's football governing body. The tournament will be held 100 years after Uruguay won the inaugural World Cup as...
Buenos Aires, March 21 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel di Maria has been cut from Argentina's squad for friendlies against Venezuela and Morocco because of a quadriceps injury, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) has announced. The 31-year-old had been called up to represent his country for the first time since...