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Biden: US COVID death toll ‘likely’ to top 500,000 next month | Coronavirus pandemic News

President Joe Biden has warned Americans that there are difficult days ahead regarding the coronavirus pandemic and predicted the US death toll will surpass...

Fauci says COVID infections might be plateauing in the US | Coronavirus pandemic News

Dr Anthony Fauci says new US administration is also seeking to increase production of coronavirus vaccines.The top US infectious disease expert has said that...

QAnon in disarray as reality of Biden presidency settles | Donald Trump News

As adherents of the QAnon conspiracy theory face the reality of Joe Biden’s presidency – something they believed could never happen – the movement...

US Congress removes hurdle for Biden’s defence secretary pick | US & Canada News

The United States Congress is moving swiftly to approve President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of defense, retired Army General Lloyd Austin. The House of...

Bitcoin bites: Cryptocurrency closes at three-week low | Coronavirus pandemic News

Bitcoin tumbles as much as 11.3 percent on Thursday, sliding below $31,000.Bitcoin closed in on the lowest in three weeks as the cryptocurrency’s sizzling...

Facebook sends decision to ban Trump to its new oversight board | Donald Trump News

Facebook suspended the accounts of former US President Donald Trump following the January 6 siege on the US Capitol by his supporters.Facebook Inc said...

Who’s who in the Biden administration | Joe Biden News

Joe Biden’s team will include Obama veterans, longtime aides and allies, as well as women and people of colour.The administration of newly sworn-in President...

US jobless claims fall slightly but still remain high at 900,000 | Coronavirus pandemic News

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to ongoing job cuts...

Biden administration unveils COVID strategy to ‘rebuild trust’ | Coronavirus pandemic News

President Joe Biden launched initiatives on Thursday to rein in the raging COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, tackling his top priority on his...

Bernie Sanders’ casual mittens look goes viral on social media | US & Canada News

US Senator Bernie Sanders’ casual appearance ignites the internet during President Joe Biden’s inauguration.US Senator Bernie Sanders’ bundled-up look set the internet on fire...

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India’s female health workers on rural front line get COVID shot | Coronavirus pandemic News

Jyoti Bhambure is usually the one dispensing medicine – this week she was at the receiving end, among the first in India’s million-strong force...

Elon Musk to Offer $100-Million Prize for 'Best' Carbon Capture Technology

Tesla chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter to promise a $100-million (roughly Rs. 730 crores) prize for development of the "best"...

Japan cabinet approves bill for tougher coronavirus measures

Tokyo: Japan's cabinet approved draft laws to toughen coronavirus restrictions on Friday, a move that could threaten rule-breakers with fines and prison sentences for...