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Why Twitter has permanently blocked Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s

Greene is a first-term US lawmaker who has repeatedly stirred controversy over support for racist views, unfounded QAnon pro-Donald Trump conspiracy theories and calls for violence against Democratic politicians File image of Marjorie Taylor Greene. AP On Sunday, Twitter banned the personal account of Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene. Greene isn’t the first – or […]Read More

Israel reports first case of florona: Here’s a layman’s guide

The double infection was first identified in a woman on 31 December who went into labour at Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva Representational image. News18 Israel on Sunday approved a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose for people over 60 years old and medical staff, Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett said. In a televised press conference, Bennett […]Read More

India on precipice of third COVID-19 wave: How Omicron is

The country is seeing a massive uptick in infections — it recorded 27,553 coronavirus cases on 2 January 2022, a bump of more than 8,000 infections, logged the previous year on the same date Indians, some wearing face masks as a precaution against the COVID-19, crowd a weekly market in New Delhi. AP A third […]Read More

Delhi records 3,194 new COVID cases, highest single-day rise since

Delhi had reported 3,231 cases on 20 May last year with a positivity rate of 5.50 percent. As many as 233 deaths were recorded on that day File image of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. ANI New Delhi: The National Capital on Sunday reported 3,194 fresh Covid cases, the highest single-day rise since 20 May and […]Read More

From sizzling temperatures to pensioners in space, a look back

At the COP26 summit in Glasgow, the world made a host of pledges on the climate change crisis that now need to be put into action, while natural disasters will continue to batter people across the globe Scientists have conceived around 20 vaccines, which have drastically slowed fatality rates in first-world countries but left the developing world […]Read More

‘Not a wave, but a tidal wave’: COVID-19 daily infections

While France reported a new national and European record with 208,000 new coronavirus cases, America soared to their highest level on record at over 265,000 per day on average People wait in a long line to get tested for COVID-19 in Times Square, New York. AP The World Health Organization has warned that a ‘tsunami’ […]Read More

Europe grapples with Omicron ahead of New Year: a look

Omicron has forced thousands of flight cancellations and delays around the globe because of staffing shortages linked to the virus, scrambling travelers’ holiday plans. Representational image. AP As omicron spreads ever more gloom around the globe ahead of New Year’s Eve, governments are moving at different speeds to contain the scourge, with some reimposing restrictions […]Read More

Armed intruder arrested at Windsor Castle wanted to avenge the

Officers from the Thames Valley and the Metropolitan Police say the suspect was carrying an offensive weapon and the royal family was informed Police guard the Henry VIII gate at Windsor Castle at Windsor, England on Christmas Day, Saturday, 25 December 2021. AP A 19-year-old man with an offensive weapon was arrested on Sunday for breaching the security […]Read More

UK to rollout Pfizer-BioNtech's COVID-19 vaccine next week: Who will

The authorisation to use the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech now clears the way for the deployment of a vaccine that’s expected to play a significant role in the global effort to cub the coronavirus Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, announcing a rollout […]Read More