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Ontario schools suspend in-person learning as Covid-19 cases soar: Ontario, Canada's most populous province, announced that all schools will stay closed indefinitely to in-person learning as Covid-19 cases continue to surge in the province. Ontario, with a population of 14 million, is currently operating under a provincewide stay-at-home...
Pakistan and India cannot afford a war, says Pak FM: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India and Pakistan cannot afford to engage in an all-out war, as both countries are powered by nuclear weapons. Pakistan Foreign Minister's comments came after questions were raised over...
7.2-magnitude quake jolts Japan, tsunami advisory issued: An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale struck Japan's Miyagi Prefecture on Saturday, authorities said, adding a tsunami advisory has been issued. The temblor occurred at 6.09 p.m. (local time), with its epicentre located at a latitude of 38.4 degrees...
California crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV: An SUV packed with 25 people pulled in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer on a two-lane highway cutting through farmland near the US-Mexico border early Tuesday, killing 13 and leaving bodies strewn across the roadway.   Authorities are investigating...
India's tough stand forced Trudeau to soften his rhetoric: The Narendra Modi-led government's tough stand against foreign interference in India's domestic affairs forced Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to mellow his rhetoric and support to the ongoing farmers' agitation. Last week, Trudeau had extended his support to India's...
Trump and his wife Melania test Covid-19 positive: US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he and his wife Melania have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. "Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for Covid-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get...
Trifo Aims to Shake Up Robot Vacuum Market in India with AI Technology: Trifo, a Silicon Valley-based AI home robot company, is set to enter the Indian market with smart robot vacuums outfitted with an AI-powered brain. With plans to introduce its complete product portfolio ranging from...
Families affected by Beirut blasts to be given $300 monthly: The Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) announced on Saturday that it will provide $300 for seven months for 10,000 families affected by August 4 Port of Beirut explosions. "We will also make assessments about the families that are very...
Pakistan JuD's gaming apps brainwash youth to take up jihad against India: Pakistan-based globally banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), the front organisation of banned Lashkar-e-Taiba, is using gaming applications to brainwash youngsters to take up jihad against India, contrary to their claims of educating youths on Prophet Mohammed's teachings...
Nepal PM Oli greets Modi on 70th b'day: Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the latter's 70th birthday, saying the two neighbouring countries will continue working "together to further strengthen relations". Taking to Twitter, Oli said: "Warm greetings to...