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Experts say Chinese demand for natural gas to challenge energy market

BEIJING, China: Amid anoutlook for cold winter temperatures, China's quest for obtaining larger volumes of natural gas is expected to ...


Dominic Sibley withdraws from England Lions' squad for Australia tour

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): After much thought and consideration, Warwickshire batter Dom Sibley has made the decision not to ...


India to stockpile gas & coal to avoid future energy crunch

New Delhi is reportedly mulling the idea of maintaining strategic reserves of natural gas and imported coal to prevent future ...


Almost two years since first case of COVID-19, world still scrambling to know origin of virus

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): It will be two years soon since the first cases of COVID-19 emerged but ...


Australia batsman Pucovski 'pretty positive' about his return after suffering concussion

Melbourne [Australia], October 21 (ANI): Victoria coach Chris Rogers on Thursday said Australia opening batter Will Pucovski is "pretty positive" ...


Increase in dairy intake lowers risk of fractures among older care home residents: Study

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Increasing intake of foods rich in calcium and protein such as milk, yoghurt, and cheese, ...


Nissei promotes soft ice cream with muscat cider in Tohoku region

Rikuzentakata [Japan], October 21 (ANI): Takatamatsubara Memorial Park for Tsunami disaster is located in Rikuzentakata city of Iwate Prefecture. A ...


Xi sends congratulations to New Zealand's new Governor-General Kiro

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent congratulations to Cindy Kiro ...


The Open Group October Virtual Event to celebrate 25 years of Open Technology Standards

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India):The virtual event will start at 11:30 am Shanghai local time on Tuesday, October ...


As India administers 100 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses, experts urge caution, say pandemic not yet over

By MitaliNew Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Even as India reached the landmark of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday, ...


Warm-up games suggest India 'hot favourites' to win T20 World Cup, says Vaughan

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels India are "hot favourites" to win the ongoing T20 ...


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No quick respite in sight for poor masses in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan is the fourth most expensive country out of 43. The Economist, a leading worldwide publication, has ...

Rice crops destroyed by post-monsoon rains in Nepal

SUDURPASCHIM, Nepal - The Nepalese flood disaster season isn't done yet, as rains hammer the country in a deadly swath. ...

Indian atrocities again exposed in UN by Pakistan envoy

NEW YORK, USA - At the United Nations, Pakistan has once again brought up the issues of enforced disappearances, extrajudicial ...

Bomb blasts rocked Mandalay municipal and tax offices

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Monday, five bomb blasts targeted the junta's administrative machinery, the Mandalay city development office, and four ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

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Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

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Official: EU faces winter without fuel due to increased energy prices

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union Labor Commissioner Nicolas Schmit has warned that a sharp rise in energy prices could cause greater ...


Asian stocks lose momentum, Japanese market dives

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were flat to lower on Thursday as renewed uncertainty about the future of ...


Federal guaranteed income policy would help U.S. recover from pandemic

COVID-19 and the unprecedented economic crisis it caused made 2020 one of the most economically challenging years for communities across ...


Christmas work at Amazon to require 50% more staff than in 2020

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon has announced that it will hire 150,000 temporary workers in the United States for ...


U.S. industrial stocks trading near record highs, Dow gains 152 points

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks were all the rage on U.S. markets on Wednesday with the Dow Jones ...


Toyota to build $13.6 billion American battery plant, employ 1,750

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States ...


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