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NASA Astronauts Conduct Space Walk Outside Space Station

Two NASA astronauts conducted a spacewalk Wednesday outside the International Space Station (ISS) to complete an antenna assembly and communications ...

China is home of world's most calamitous mining situations'

Brussels [Belgium], January 27 (ANI): China is not only the world's biggest coal producer but is also a home to ...

Skill-Lync launches live research programs

Chennai [Tamil Nadu] [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): YCombinator-backed, India headquartered startup 'Skill-Lync' announces the launch of their live research program ...

TFBM resumes application for repair, building permits in MAA

MARAWI CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA) - To continue the repair and reconstruction of damaged houses of internally displaced persons (IDPs) ...

Russia registers 24 ceasefire violations in Syria

Moscow [Russia], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has ...

Sachin Patel delighted to be among Admired Global Indian

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): Multi-skilled, valiant, and inventive Sachin Patel, the Managing Director of Sachin Industries Limited, is ...

The State Kremlin Palace: An ambitious project in the heart of Russia

The history of the youngest building in the Kremlin that has held party congresses, kids' celebrations and pop concerts. The ...

Biden's Commerce Pick, Raimondo, Voices Tough Line on China

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's pick to oversee the Commerce Department took a tough line on China in her confirmation ...

DPWH improves Aritao-Quirino road

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 26 (PIA) - The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already completed the Aritao-Quirino ...

Indonesia's COVID-19 cases surpass 1-mln mark amid vaccination drive

© Provided by Xinhua | A man wearing face mask rides past a mural saluting frontline workers at a neighborhood ...

Xinhua Headlines: Global COVID-19 cases top 100 million

-- Now that more than one in every 80 people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus, the global community ...

Tricolour returns to Dantewada's village this R-Day

Dantewada (Chhatisgarh) [India], January 27 (ANI): Residents of Pahunhar village in a Maoist-affected area across the Indravati river had earlier ...

US, Europe, South Asia impacted by terrorism

Amsterdam [Netherlands], January 27 (ANI): The discourse on security has shifted from 'traditional' security issues such as inter-State conflict and ...

SAT Cancels Tests in US and Abroad

The trend to deemphasize standardized tests in admissions decisions at U.S. colleges and universities moved ahead this week.The College Board, ...

Rubbish-Covered Lake Brings to Light Balkans Waste Problem

PRIBOJ, SERBIA - Trucks and building machines are parked on a river dam in southwest Serbia but not for construction ...

Russian Ship Begins Work On Nord Stream 2 Pipeline In Danish Waters

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

Fire Hits Huge Market In Dushanbe

DUSHANBE -- A fire has swept through Tajikistan's largest market of construction materials and household appliances, Sultoni Kabir, in Dushanbe, ...

Ilocos gov't gives cash aid to NGOs, coops, associations

VIGAN CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA) - - The provincial government of Ilocos Sur, under its financial assistance for livelihood projects ...

DOLE-1 continues anti-child labor program amid pandemic

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in the Ilocos Region continues to ...

Study on breakthrough design of mechanical heart valve

Kelowna [Canada], January 26 (ANI): A team of researchers at UBCO's Heart Valve Performance Lab (HVPL) has developed a way ...

Tokyo stocks close lower ahead of earnings

Tokyo stocks closed lower Tuesday on concerns over fresh lockdowns in Europe and the prospects for US stimulus.Investors were also ...

DILG lauds Senate for setting public hearings on economic amendments

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA) -- The Senate's first public hearing on the proposed lifting of the protectionist provisions of ...

NASA Astronauts Move to Repair, Upgrade Space Station Module

Two NASA astronauts are set to embark on two spacewalks in a week's time outside the International Space Station.The first ...

Group Capt Kesavan Harisankar awarded Vishisht Seva Medal

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 26 (ANI): Group Captain Kesavan Nair Harisankar of Southern Air Command has been awarded with the ...

Railway traction power projects fast-tracked in Odisha

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 26 (ANI): Railway Traction Power Transmission Projects in Odisha have been put on fast track with ...

CM Baghel unveils Rs 156 crore worth development works

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], January 26 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday unveiled 51 development and construction works worth ...

Moscow is testing FLYING taxis (PHOTOS + VIDEOS)

Moscow may get its first drone taxis as early as in 2023-2025. In the meantime, they are being tested at ...

Biden to Sign Order Promoting Government Purchase of US Goods

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden is signing an order Monday strengthening the national government's commitment to buy American-made goods ...

Five ways artificial intelligence can help space exploration

Artificial intelligence has been making waves in recent years, enabling us to solve problems faster than traditional computing could ever ...

The rise and fall of Moscow's majestic Olimpiyskiy Stadium

'Olimpiyskiy' was a particular building that literally united sports and a discount center under one roof. The 1980 Summer Olympic ...

Failed Soviet projects that were supposed to ROCK the world!

These very ambitious projects should have made the USSR world leader in a number of spheres, but something would always ...

Are Africa's ageing dams doomed

Large-scale dams on the African continent used for irrigation or flood control are coming up to a critical age. The ...

Juan Guzman Tapia: A Coherent Man

This week the great judge has left our time and space: Juan Guzman Tapia. I immediately remembered the tribute we ...

Support for ageing nuclear plants 'reckless'

Nuclear plants must be phased out over the coming years, writes Karl Grossman.The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held a ...

NYC COVID-19 test positivity rate down to 8.08 pct, new cases 4,621: mayor

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- New York City's COVID-19 test positivity rate on a seven-day average went down to ...

Kenya's apex bank retains benchmark rate at 7 pct

NAIROBI, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Wednesday retained its benchmark lending rate at 7.0 ...

Uzbekistan's GDP grows by 1.6 pct in 2020

TASHKENT, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 1.6 percent in 2020, the Uzbek State Committee ...

China's top legislator, Pakistan's National Assembly speaker hold talks

BEIJING, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislator Li Zhanshu on Wednesday held talks with Asad Qaiser, speaker of the ...

Tibet builds more affordable houses to improve livelihood

LHASA, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region built 230,000 affordable homes for low-income households in the past ...

Chinese vaccines in global COVID-19 battle

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 cases hurtled to 100 million on Tuesday, breaking yet another grim record, ...

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Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

NASA Astronauts Conduct Space Walk Outside Space Station

Two NASA astronauts conducted a spacewalk Wednesday outside the International Space Station (ISS) to complete an antenna assembly and communications ...

China is home of world's most calamitous mining situations'

Brussels [Belgium], January 27 (ANI): China is not only the world's biggest coal producer but is also a home to ...

Skill-Lync launches live research programs

Chennai [Tamil Nadu] [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): YCombinator-backed, India headquartered startup 'Skill-Lync' announces the launch of their live research program ...

TFBM resumes application for repair, building permits in MAA

MARAWI CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA) - To continue the repair and reconstruction of damaged houses of internally displaced persons (IDPs) ...

Russia registers 24 ceasefire violations in Syria

Moscow [Russia], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has ...

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