WILMINGTON, Del. Aug 12: Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black vot
MEXICO CITY: Mexico aims to conduct late-stage clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines in development by US and Chinese companies, two of which might base some of their vaccine production in the country, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) expresses its profound grief over the demise of veteran journalist Bijay Prakash Barua, 86, who breathed his last on 10 August 2020 in the city. The forum terms him as a sincere and honest journalist, wh
Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA), while expressing shock over the mysterious death of Tinsukia based scribe Bijendeep Tanti, demands a high level probe into the incident. Engaged with a private channel (NewsTimeAssam), Bijendeep was fou
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 9: Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister for the fourth time Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that cemented his family’s hold on pow
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Aug 9: New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease.
Guwahati, 8 August 2020: India is waging a rousing battle against Covid-19 with the world brought to its knees by the pandemic. Indians have been saluting their Covid warriors and with the country's 74th Independence Day drawing near, now is the
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 8: The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore days ago began spilling tons of fuel.
KOZHIKODE, India (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express passenger plane repatriating Indians stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic overshot the runway in heavy rain near the southern city of Ko
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 7: Sri Lanka’s powerful Rajapaksa brothers secured a landslide victory in the country’s Parliamentary election, according to results released Friday.
BEIRUT: Aug 6: Lebanon mourned on Thursday the victims of the most powerful blast to hit the country that was already being crushed by an economic crisis, as rescuers searched for those missing since the explosion that flattened Beirut port and
AYODHYA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a plaque on Wednesday to kick off the construction of a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya on a spot where a mosque was demolished nearly three decades ago to spark deadly riots
SRINAGAR: Militants attacked Indian security forces with a grenade and gunfire in Kashmir on Wednesday, defying a strict security lockdown on the first anniversary of the government’s scrapping of the disputed Himalayan region’s autonomy.
BEIRUT, Aug 5: A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodie
SEOUL, Aug 4: Days of heavy rain caused floods in South Korea that have forced more than 1,000 people from their homes, killing at least 13 with another 13 missing, authorities said on Tuesday.