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US: Over 130,000 Russian troops now staged outside Ukraine

Moscow's forces are massing on Ukraine's north, east and south in what the Kremlin insists are military exercises

14 Feb 2022 10:34 AM

US to evacuate Ukraine embassy amid Russian invasion fears

State Department plans to announce that all American staff at the Kyiv embassy will be required to leave the country

12 Feb 2022 10:53 AM

'Friends' actor Matthew Perry unveils cover page, title of his memoir

The actor took to his Instagram and wrote, 'thought it was time people heard from me'

11 Feb 2022 12:41 PM

New antiviral drug combo highly effective against COVID-19: Study

Combining remdesivir or molnupiravir with experimental drug brequinar blocks reproduction of SARS-CoV-2 virus, the study said

09 Feb 2022 12:25 PM

Biden threatens: No gas pipeline if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden has been looking to solidify support among European allies for economy-jarring sanctions against Russia if it attacks

08 Feb 2022 10:17 AM


Google Chrome is changing logo after eight years

The main Chrome logo won't look the same across all systems either

07 Feb 2022 1:27 PM

Russia at 70 per cent of Ukraine military buildup: US Officials

The officials made no suggestion that a prospective conflict would involve the use of nuclear weapons

06 Feb 2022 11:31 AM

US death toll from COVID-19 hits 900,000, sped by omicron

Just 64% of the population is fully vaccinated, or about 212 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

05 Feb 2022 1:22 PM

WhatsApp working on message reactions for iOS, Android

The feature gives users a quick and easy way to respond to a message without having to type out a lengthier text-based reply

04 Feb 2022 1:39 PM

Biden orders forces to Europe amid stalled Ukraine talks

The Biden administration is aiming to demonstrate U.S. resolve without undermining efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis

03 Feb 2022 11:11 AM


Rosemary compound may block COVID-19 infection, early study suggests

The research found that the compound can block the interaction between the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and the receptor protein ACE2

02 Feb 2022 12:58 PM

Pfizer asks FDA to allow COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5

Pfizer aims to give children as young as 6 months shots that contain one-tenth of the dose given to adults

02 Feb 2022 10:36 AM

Covid may remain active, transmissible for longer than recommended quarantine period

The researchers wanted to know if a period of 14 days was really long enough for the virus to stop being detectable

31 Jan 2022 12:43 PM

US pledges to put Russia on defensive at UN Security Council

Any formal action by the Security Council is extremely unlikely, given Russia’s veto power and its ties with others on the council

31 Jan 2022 10:38 AM

Registration for H1-B visas to start from March 1

As mandated by the Congress, USCIS can issue a maximum of 65,000 H-1B visas in a year

31 Jan 2022 2:39 AM


Austin says Putin now has full range of options in Ukraine

The U.S. has put 8,500 troops on higher alert for potential deployment to support and reassure NATO allies

29 Jan 2022 10:23 AM

Moderna begins trial of Omicron-specific vaccine booster

The booster specifically targeting Omicron will therefore be evaluated as both a third and a fourth dose

27 Jan 2022 1:45 PM

Anti-Covid drugs potent against Omicron, antibody therapies less effective: Study

The study also showed that some antibodies have entirely lost their ability to neutralise Omicron at realistic dosages

27 Jan 2022 12:35 PM

Former VP Ansari, 4 US lawmakers express concern over human rights situation in India

India has rejected criticism by foreign governments and human rights groups on allegations that civil liberties have eroded in the country

27 Jan 2022 11:51 AM

US rejects Russia demand on Ukraine but talks see new life

The US has warned of severe and swift consequences if Russia invades, including possible personal sanctions on President Vladimir Putin

27 Jan 2022 10:48 AM