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 2022-01-17 15:46 

Press Trust of India

Udupi Paryaya to be held without fanfare...

Mangaluru, Jan 17 (PTI) The paryaya mahotsava', marking the biennial transfer of the right to worship the Lord and manage the Udupi Sri Krishna temple to a new seer of the Ashta mutts', will be held Tuesday morning. The event will be celebrated wi...

 2022-01-17 15:43 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain strongly condemns terrorist Houthi militia's drone attack on Abu Dhabi, UAE...
 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

Cognac sales jump 31% as drinkers go upmarket...

Cognac sales surged by a nearly a third last year as American and Chinese drinkers guzzled old vintages, in the latest sign premium drinks makers are putting the pandemic behind them....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

Twitter expands feature allowing users to flag misleading tweets...

Twitter Inc said on Monday it will expand its test feature which allows users to flag misleading content on its social media platform to Brazil, Spain and the Philippines....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

China's 'zero-COVID' campaign under strain as Omicron surges...

China is doubling down on its "zero-COVID" strategy, saying the spread of the potentially milder Omicron variant is no reason to lower its guard amid warnings of economic disruptions and even public unrest as lockdowns drag into a third year....

 2022-01-17 15:38 

Reuters

India working on signing free trade deals with many countries, Modi says...

India is working on signing free trade agreements with many countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:36 

Ecns.cn

New York moving over Omicron peak as cases fall...

COVID-19's current crisis appears to be mirroring the projections made by officials and health experts that cases in New York are beginning to dip as sharply as they rose around Christmas, local media reported Sunday....

 2022-01-17 15:34 

AP

Indiana lawmakers consider easing of nursing school rules...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed loosening of Indiana's regulations on nursing education programs is advancing in the Legislature, with supporters saying the step is needed to help address a statewid......

 2022-01-17 15:34 

Press Trust of India

Rupee falls by 10 paise to 74.25 on high dollar demand...

(Eds: Changes rupee close figure, adds comments) Mumbai, Jan 17 (PTI) The rupee declined by 10 paise to close at 74.25 against the US currency on Monday, declining for the second straight day due to high dollar demand and forex outflows. Dollar buying by ...

 2022-01-17 15:31 

AP

Germany ending 'untenable' ban on advertising abortions...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister on Monday launched a drive to remove from the country's criminal code a ban on doctors "advertising"; abortion services, a provision that he said is untenabl......

 2022-01-17 15:31 

Ecns.cn

2022 Winter Olympic mascots attract visitors in Beijing...

Photo shows people taking photos with "Bing Dwen Dwen", mascot of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 16, 2022....

 2022-01-17 15:31 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait MoI arrests Arab with 22 kg of narcotics...

KUWAIT, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Interior Ministry announced on Monday that the Criminal Security Sector, represented by the General Administration for Drug Control, arrested an Arab resident in possession of 22 kilograms of narcotics, valued more tha...

 2022-01-17 15:30 

Ecns.cn

Satellite images show Tonga underwater volcano eruption...

Satellite image provided by the Planet SkySat image shows a plume of smoke rising from the underwater volcano Hunga Ha'apai days before its eruption, Jan. 15, 2022....

 2022-01-17 15:28 

AP

Yellow card amnesty agreed for World Cup playoffs in Europe...

ZURICH (AP) — An amnesty for yellow cards in European qualifying for the World Cup has lifted the threat of suspension for dozens of players involved in the playoffs in March, FIFA said Monday. UEF......

 2022-01-17 15:28 

Reuters

Bumrah backs "driven" Kohli and courts test captain role...

India's Jasprit Bumrah says former captain Virat Kohli still has a big role to play for the test side following the latter's surprise resignation in the wake of the 2-1 series loss to South Africa last week....

 2022-01-17 15:27 

Sputnik International

UK Muslim Council Urges Parliament Upper House to Reject Policing Bill...

LONDON (Sputnik) The Muslim Council of Britain has urged the Parliament's House of Lords to reject government amendments to a controversial policing bill, which campaigners say would give police new powers to clamp down on demonstrators....

 2022-01-17 15:26 

TASS

Russia pursues balanced agenda for next OSCE Ministerial Council meeting — envoy...

The program put forward by Polish top diplomat Zbigniew Rau contains all the major and key elements in three security-related areas...

 2022-01-17 15:26 

Kuwait News Agency

EU removes three countries from its safe travel list...

BRUSSELS, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The European Union Monday removed three countries Argentina, Australia and Canada from its epidemiologically safe travel list of non-EU countries. The decision means that the EU Member States are now advised to reimpose entry re...

 2022-01-17 15:25 

UPI

Baby's feeding troubles tied to later developmental delays...

Parents struggling with infant feeding issues may have another reason to persevere: New research ties feeding problems with an increased risk of developmental delays....

 2022-01-17 15:24 

ISNA

Implementation of 25-year agreement between Iran, China strategic success for Tehran: Shamkhani...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani described the implementation of the 25-year agreement between Iran and China as a strategic success for Tehran....

 2022-01-17 15:23 

Reuters

Unilever's offer for GSK's consumer health raises doubts, questions over strategy...

Unilever faces a dilemma after its 50 billion pound ($68 billion) offer for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare assets was rejected -- should it raise the bid and risk overpaying or seek another route to expand in healthcare?...

 2022-01-17 15:22 

Kuwait News Agency

Israeli Government agrees to renovate Al-Buraq wall...

RAMALLAH, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- The occupying Israeli Government agreed on executing a plan to renovate the infrastructure of the Western Wall of Al-Aqsa mosque (Al-Buraq Wall) at a cost of USD 35 million. According to the Israeli Hayom newspaper, the five-yea...

 2022-01-17 15:21 

Bahrain News Agency

CBB Treasury Bills oversubscribed...
 2022-01-17 15:20 

Sputnik International

Le Pen Emerges Stronger After Zemmour Joins French Presidential Race, Poll Shows...

PARIS (Sputnik) - Right-wing French presidential contender Marine Le Pen's standing has improved after anti-migrant former pundit Eric Zemmour joined the crowded race, a poll published on Monday showed....

 2022-01-17 15:20 

Bahrain News Agency

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Shura Chairman receives BSE president...
 2022-01-17 15:19 

Ecns.cn

Chinese mainland reports 163 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases...

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 163 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:19 

Sputnik International

Dan Walker, Gary Lineker, Hugh Grant Rip 'Nut Jobs' of BoJo's Gov't For Plan to 'Destroy' BBC...

UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries indicated earlier that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)'s licence fee would be abolished in 2027, with funding frozen for the next two years and ultimately replaced by new funding methods....

 2022-01-17 15:19 

SeeNews.com

Ljubljana stock exchange indices lose ground, Telekom Slovenije leads decliners...

LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), January 17 (SeeNews) - The two stock indices on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) finished lower on Monday, as Telekom Slovenije [L...

 2022-01-17 15:18 

TASS

Russian lower house drops bill on COVID-19 certificates — chairman...

According to the suggested amendments, Russia's adult population would be able to visit public places only with either a QR code confirming vaccination, a document certifying that a person had recovered from COVID-19, or a medical exemption from inocu...

 2022-01-17 15:18 

Kuwait News Agency

Indonesia's new capital named Nusantara, planned in Kalimantan Island...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- Nusantara, to be built in the eastern Island of Kalimantan, was chosen as the name of the new capital by Indonesian top authorities, said an official on Monday. Minister of National Development Planning Suharso Monoarfa told...

 2022-01-17 15:17 

Ecns.cn

New testing kit able to detect 15 strains of novel coronavirus...

China approved a new COVID-19 testing kit on Saturday that can accurately diagnose 15 common strains of the novel coronavirus, including the Delta and Omicron variants, according to kit developer Tsinghua University....

 2022-01-17 15:17 

Sputnik International

Japan Reportedly Considers COVID-19 Quasi-Emergency for Tokyo, 10 Other Prefectures...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Japanese government is considering the request of 11 prefectures, including Tokyo, to place them under tougher COVID-19 restrictions as Omicron cases continue to grow, the Kyodo news agency reported on Monday, citing sources....

 2022-01-17 15:17 

Ecns.cn

China's GDP expands 4 pct in Q4 2021...

China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 4 percent year on year in the fourth quarter of 2021, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:16 

Ecns.cn

China's GDP tops 110 trln yuan in 2021...

China's gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded the 110-trillion-yuan (17.3 trillion U.S. dollars) threshold as it posted an 8.1 percent year-on-year expansion to 114.367 trillion yuan in 2021, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:16 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Moldovan parliament speaker vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster dose...

Chisinau, 17 January /MOLDPRES/ - Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu and other MPs today were vaccinated with the booster dose against Covid-19.In the context, Igor Grosu reiterated the urge to the residents to be vaccinated against coronavirus, in order to be...

 2022-01-17 15:13 

ANA-MPA

SYRIZA's Tzanakopoulos: Nothing more criminal at this time than Mitsotakis' governance...

"here is nothing more criminal at this time than Mitsotakis' governance," stated main......

 2022-01-17 15:12 

Reuters

Denmark eases coronavirus restrictions, as cases hit new record...

Denmark registered a record number of coronavirus infections on Monday, as cinemas, museums and other cultural institutions reopened after a month-long COVID-19 lockdown....

 2022-01-17 15:12 

TASS

Facebook provides no reason for blocking page of Russian delegation at Vienna talks...

It is reported that the necessary administrative and technical preparations were made for slowing down the service's operation in Russia...

 2022-01-17 15:12 

Reuters

Burnley ask Premier League to postpone game against Watford...

Burnley have asked the Premier League to postpone their match against Watford on Tuesday after a string of COVID-19 cases and injuries left their squad depleted, the club said....

 2022-01-17 15:11 

Press Trust of India

Zomato delivery boy shot dead in Rewari...

Rewari (Har), Jan 17 (PTI) A delivery boy of online food delivery platform Zomato was shot dead in Rewari when he went to serve an order in Ansal township in Sector 19. His mobile and wallet were also found missing and the police suspected that he was sho...

 2022-01-17 15:10 

Reuters

Israel cuts COVID-19 isolation to five days...

Israel's Health Ministry on Monday said that it would shorten the mandatory isolation period for those who tested positive for COVID-19 to five days from seven days, following an initial cut last week, provided they are asymptomatic....

 2022-01-17 15:10 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Police step up hunt for Fico Fachriza's drug supplier - ANTARA News...

Jakarta police have identified the person who supplied cannabinoids to stand-up comic Fico Fachriza, who was apprehended from his home for drug use on January ......

 2022-01-17 15:10 

AP

Insider Q&A: Realtors' group Chief Economist Lawrence Yun...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. housing market had another scorcher of a year in 2021, aided by low mortgage rates, a swell of demand that outstripped supply and a rebounding job market.The supply-dema......

 2022-01-17 15:09 

AP

Beijing to offer Olympic tickets to 'selected' spectators...

BEIJING (AP) — Only "selected" spectators will be permitted at next month's Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Monday.Beijing had already announced that no fans f......

 2022-01-17 15:09 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Shura Chairman receives ambassador to Saudi Arabia...
 2022-01-17 15:08 

Sputnik International

Wolf Moon Shines Brightly Over Athens...

January's full moon is called the Wolf Moon because wolves can be heard howling more often during this time of the year....

 2022-01-17 15:07 

ANSA

COVID: Record 4.5 mn jabs in a week says Speranza...

Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Facebook Monday that Italy had seen over 4.5 millionCOVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the last week, the highest weekly jab tally since the startof the vaccine rollout. ANSA...

 2022-01-17 15:07 

SeeNews.com

Fourlis to launch Holland&Barrett stores in Bulgaria, Romania, Greece...

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 17 (SeeNews) - Greek durable goods provider Fourlis Group said that it plans to open 120 Holland&Barrett stores over time in...

 2022-01-17 15:06 

Reuters

Germany expects "real debate" about fiscal rules to start in June - Lindner...

Germany wants to respect jointly agreed fiscal rules as this helps to control inflation, its new Finance Minister Christian Lindner said on Monday, adding he expected the "real debate" about the European Union's fiscal rules to start in June....

 2022-01-17 15:05 

TASS

Over 30 OneWeb satellites delivered to Kourou spaceport for launch atop Soyuz rocket...

The next step is to prepare the spacecraft at the technical compound of the European spaceport...

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