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Robbie Williams biopic 'Better Man' to film in Australia
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Singer-entertainer Robbie Williams biopic 'Better Man' will begin filming in Melbourne, Australia in early 2022 under the direction of Michael Gracey of 'The Greatest Showman'.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
10 Omicron suspects admitted to Delhi's LNJP Hospital
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A total of 10 persons suspected to be infected with Omicron Covid variant have been admitted to Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital (LNJP).
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
10 Omicron suspects admitted to Delhi's LNJP Hospital
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A total of 10 persons suspected to be infected with Omicron Covid variant have been admitted to Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital (LNJP).
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
It's definitely realistic: Australia batter Maxwell hopeful of playing Test cricket
Melbourne, Dec 3 (IANS) Australia batter Glenn Maxwell is hopeful of playing Test cricket again. He added that he has been in constant touch with the selectors over his return to featuring in Test cricket for Australia.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Only Punjab reported 4 deaths due to oxygen shortage: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday informed the Lok Sabha that Punjab had reported four deaths due to shortage of Oxygen during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Former TNPCB chairman Venkatachalam found dead in Chennai
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) chairman A. V Venkatachalam and facing corruption charges has died by suicide, police said on Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Plea in HC opposing same-sex marriages under Hindu Marriage Act
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will hear on February 3 a plea opposing the registration of same-sex marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act and seeking its registration either religion-neutral or under secular law.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Five dead, one injured in road accident in Gurugram
Gurugram, Dec 3 (IANS) Five people were killed after a car crashed into a roadside wall and overturned on Sadhrana road near Gadhi village here on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan considers installing security cameras mandatorily on trains
Tokyo, Dec 3 (IANS) The Japanese government is considering requiring railway operators across the country to install security cameras in newly built trains following a knife attack inside a train in Tokyo in October, transport ministry officials said on Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Abbot says its rapid and PCR tests can detect Omicron variant
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Global healthcare company Abbot has announced that it has conducted an assessment of the Omicron variant and it is confident that the rapid and PCR tests can detect the virus.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
S.Korea to tighten anti-virus measures amid surging Covid cases
Seoul, Dec 3 (IANS) South Korea on Friday decided to tighten anti-virus measures from next week amid a surging number of Covid-19 cases and an emerging worry about the potentially more transmissible Omicron variant.
2021-12-03
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
1857: The 1st War of Independence from an Indian perspective
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Drawn from the details provided by a Brahmin-turned-amateur-historian, this is a real story that follows two learned men as they traverse India during the 1857 uprising on foot, unearthing history from a new vantage point
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
North coastal Andhra braces for cyclonic storm
Visakhapatnam, Dec 3 (IANS) North coastal Andhra Praesh and Odisha coast brace for cyclone as depression intensified into a deep depression over westcentral and adjoining south Bay of Bengal on Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
K'taka on high alert, reports of Omicron suspects awaited
Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded in Karnataka as the health department awaits the test reports of five people who came in contact with an Omicron-infected doctor from Bengaluru.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National
UN HQ lockdown ends 'calmly' as mystery man surrenders peacefully
United Nations, Dec 3 (IANS) A nearly three-hour lockdown of the UN headquarters ended peacefully when an apparently mentally distraught mystery man holding a gun to his throat in front of the complex surrendered to police.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Omicron Covid variant ups reinfection risk by three-fold: Study
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The new super mutant Omicron variant of Covid-19 can increase risk of reinfection by three times as compared to other variants of concern such as Beta and Delta, according to a preliminary study by South African researchers.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
China giant Didi to delist from NYSE after regulatory pressure
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global has announced plans to take its shares off the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and move its listing to Hong Kong, BBC reported.
2021-12-03
Category: International, India,International
Warne has caused a stir but Starc, Lyon will prove their worth in Ashes: Rogers
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Victorian head coach and former Australian cricketer, Chris Rogers, has said that Shane Warne might have "caused a bit of a stir" by criticising Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon's inclusion in the Ashes squad but in truth they will prove their worth in the five-Test series beginning at the Gabba on December 8.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Mossad recruited Iranian scientists to blow up nuclear facility
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Israel's Mossad recruited a team of Iranian nuclear scientists to carry out a covert operation which blew up one of the regime's most secure nuclear facilities earlier this year, the Jewish Chronicle reported.
2021-12-03
Category: International, India,International
Covid: Malaysia reports 1st Omicron variant case
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 3 (IANS) Malaysia has identified its first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the country, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said on Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine
Netflix making movie about grandma who accidentally invited stranger to Thanksgiving dinner
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) A text by a grandma from Arizona, who accidentally invited a stranger over for Thanksgiving dinner, has inspired streaming giant Netflix to make a movie.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
After suspension, Oppn making provocative statements: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The face-off on the issue of suspension of 12 MPs continued with the opposition raising the issue in the Upper House on Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 160 FIRs lodged, 50 arrested under Op Masoom against child pornography
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Delhi Police have registered over 160 cases in different police stations and arrested more than 50 people during its special drive against the child pornography under Operation Masoom, officials said Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka CM Bommai to chair high-level meeting on Omicron
Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will chair a high-level committee meeting with experts and senior officers on Friday afternoon in the wake of detection of the country's first case of Omicron virus in Bengaluru.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Stable MIUI 13 ready to launch alongside the Xiaomi 12: Report
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) Xiaomi is reportedly planning to announce its next major version of user interface (UI) 'MIUI 13' alongside the Xiaomi 12 smartphone soon.
2021-12-03
Category: International, China,Technology
TN reduces value of encroached land on water bodies to zero
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu registration department in a government order recently reduced the value of encroached land and properties on water bodies, waterways, and water catchment areas to zero leading to a major hit in the sale of land parcels in these areas.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'Projected as villains', SC says never asked Delhi govt to shut schools
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday clarified that it never asked the Delhi government to shut schools, during the hearing of a case regarding severe air pollution in the capital, rather only asked for reasons behind the change in their stand on reopening schools.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Projected as villains', SC says never asked Delhi govt to shut schools
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday clarified that it never asked the Delhi government to shut schools, during the hearing of a case regarding severe air pollution in the capital, rather only asked for reasons behind the change in their stand on reopening schools.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
More colder days ahead for Delhi; rains likely on Dec 5, 6
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Post a light drizzle, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more colder days for Delhi after it recorded the season's lowest maximum temperature at 19.8 degrees Celsius a night ago.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Israeli PM urges US to halt nuke talks with Iran
Jerusalem, Dec 3 (IANS) Israel has urged the United States to halt the nuclear talks with Iran immediately, accusing Iran of having begun to enrich uranium with advanced centrifuges.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy
UN Biodiversity Convention postpones in-person sessions
Montreal, Dec 3 (IANS) Due to the uncertainties posed by the emergence of the Omicron variant, and the resulting travel measures and restrictions imposed in certain countries, the resumed sessions of the Convention on Biological Diversity's (CBD) scientific and implementation bodies, as well as the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (WG2020-3) have been postponed.
2021-12-03
Category: International, France,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Need to strengthen pandemic prevention: Wildlife Conservation Society
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) In a consensus decision aimed at protecting the world from future infectious diseases crises, the decision to call a special session of the World Health Assembly for pandemic preparedness has been hailed.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,National,Environment/Wildlife
'RuPaul's Drag Race' announces Season 14 cast, including 1st straight male contestant
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Reality show 'RuPaul's Drag Race' is all set to return with its Season 14 with a two-part premiere on January 7.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Rashid's hat-trick propels Delhi Bulls to second spot on points table
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (IANS) England leg-spinner Adil Rashid ripped through Team Abu Dhabi's batting line-up, taking a hat-trick to give Delhi Bulls their seventh victory and deny Abu Dhabi a chance to make it to the top-two on the points table in Abu Dhabi T10 here.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Cyclonic storm likely to hit south Odisha coast as depression intensifies: IMD
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The depression over southeast Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm in north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts by Saturday morning, according to the India Meteorological Department.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
New Zealand increases funding for ICU capacity expansion
Wellington, Dec 3 (IANS) The New Zealand government has increased funding to expand intensive care-type services, with plans to spend hundreds of millions of New Zealand dollars, Health Minister Andrew Little said on Friday.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
4 held for murder of Kerala CPI-M worker
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) Hours after a young CPI-M worker was murdered by a criminal gang at Peringara in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district, the police have arrested four accused.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cardi B becomes first-ever creative director in residence for Playboy
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B has been named Playboy's first-ever creative director in residence.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
India logs 9,216 new Covid cases, 391 deaths
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India on Friday reported 9,216 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, below the 10,000-mark for the seventh day in the row.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Zimbabwe confirms presence of omicron variant in country
Harare, Dec 3 (IANS) Zimbabwean Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Constantino Chiwenga has confirmed the presence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the country.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Health/Medicine
Tasmania in a 'good spot' to host 5th Test if Perth ruled out: Premier Gutwein
Hobart, Dec 3 (IANS) Tasmanian premier Peter Gutwein has expressed his keen interest in hosting the fifth and final Ashes Test, especially since Cricket Australia (CA) could take a call anytime now to rule Perth out of the schedule due to stringent Covid-19 protocols being implemented in Western Australia.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
After being fired from Google, Gebru forms AI research institute
San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher Timnit Gebru, fired from Google after sending an email of concern to her Ethical AI team, has set up her own research institute that will be an independent, community-rooted institute set to counter Big Tech's pervasive influence on the research, development and deployment of AI.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
2 foreign travellers test positive in TN, samples sent for genome sequencing
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Two passengers, who arrived at the Tiruchirapalli airport and Chennai airport from Singapore and the UK have tested Covid positive. The swab samples of these two passengers were sent for genome sequencing to ascertain whether they have contracted the Omicron variant.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Machine Gun Kelly once stabbed himself while trying to woo Megan Fox
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Musician Machine Gun Kelly, whose real name is Colson Baker, has revealed that he once accidentally stabbed himself while trying to impress actress Megan Fox, as he was trying to do cool tricks with a knife.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alec Baldwin: Would go to any lengths to undo what happened to Halyna Hutchins
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Veteran actor Alec Baldwin says he would "go to any lengths to undo" the death of Halyna Hutchins, who died after being shot on the set of 'Rust' during an incident involving Alec.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TN gears up to face Omicron threat, earmarks exclusive beds
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department has readied itself for any threat in view of the new Covid-19 variant, Omicron. The health department has directed the Medical colleges to set apart 150 beds in each of its hospitals to admit patients who are diagnosed with Omicron if any.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Violence impacts over 7L children due to school closures in Cameroon
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) Over 700,000 children have been impacted by school closures due to violence in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon, according to recent analysis by the United Nations humanitarian arm, UNOCHA.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,Education,Politics
Google delays return to office from Jan 10 amid Omicron threat
San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) As the Omicron variant threat looms, Google is reconsidering its plans to ask full-time employees to return to offices by January 10.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
TSMC begins pilot production of 3nm chips
Taipei, Dec 3 (IANS) The world's largest contract manufacturer for chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun pilot production of 3-nanometer chips, and expects to be producing them in volume at the end of 2022.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Enforcement task force, 17 flying squads for measures to reduce air pollution, SC told
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court's rap, the Commission for Air Quality Management in Delhi-NCR has told the apex court that it has constituted a five-member enforcement task force to monitor implementation of its directions to curb air pollution in the national capital. The commission also constituted 17 flying squads for taking punitive measures against defaulters.
2021-12-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights