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WI cricket head congratulates T&T's Super50 Cup triumph
St John's (Antigua), March 1 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has congratulated the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force on their outstanding performance and the CG Insurance Super50 Cup triumph.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
I feel proud to help Lions win T20 title: Speedster Rabada
Durban, March 1 (IANS) Imperial Lions fast bowler Kagiso Rabada feels proud to have played a major role in helping his team win the Betway T20 Challenge on Sunday.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Naver, Softbank launch Japanese joint venture
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) South Korea's leading internet portal Naver and Japanese telecom giant Softbank on Monday completed a merger of their subsidiaries to tap deeper into the Japanese market with a wide range of services.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
World Table Tennis Contender: Manika, Harmeet start with wins
Doha, March 1 (IANS) Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist Manika Batra on Monday began her campaign the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender on a winning note here.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
Ex-French Prez Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption
Paris, March 1 (IANS) A French court has sentenced former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to three years in jail for corruption and influence peddling, but suspended two years of the sentence.
2021-03-01
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jason Bateman shot for Golden Globes at Jennifer Aniston's house
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has revealed that her friend Jason Bateman shot for his virtual Golden Globes appearance from her home. Jennifer shared the news on Instagram story on Monday.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Google Chrome to increase browser security
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) Google's Chrome browser will soon try to use HTTPS as default when users forget to type the HTTP or HTTPS prefix.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amber Heard not fired from 'Aquaman 2': Report
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Hollywood actress Amber Heard has not been fired from the upcoming sequel to the superhero film franchise Aquaman, contrary to reports last week that suggested that the 34-year-old star has been sacked from her role.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G gets One UI 3.1 update
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) Samsung has released the One UI 3.1, the latest version of its custom Android skin update for the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G smartphone.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Biden backs Amazon workers' effort to unionise
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has offered his support to unionisation efforts of workers, as employees of Amazon in an Alabama warehouse vote on whether to unionise.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Spotify suspends music streaming service of K-pop
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) Global streaming giant Spotify on Monday suspended the streaming service of K-pop tracks licensed by Kakao M on its global platform as their license deal has expired, officials said.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Kapur, Malvika win titles at Uganda International
Kampala, March 1 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Varun Kapur and Malvika Bansod emerged champions at the 2021 Uganda International in Kampala on Monday.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Badminton
Mia Farrow encouraged daughter to bond with Woody Allen before discovering their affair
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) American actress Mia Farrow has revealed that she encouraged her adopted daughter Soon-Yi to "bond with" Farrow's ex-husband, actor-filmmaker Woody Allen, before she discovered about the affair between the two.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Army plans skiing trips in high altitude areas to counter China
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) To counter expansionist China's habit of creeping forward by making small incremental moves, the Indian Army has planned mountaineering expeditions and research studies at high-altitude areas in the northern borders of the country.
2021-03-01
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
New AI tool brings old photos to life
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) What if you could make your late grandfather in an old photo look up and smile at you? This and numerous other possibilities have intrigued social media users after discovering an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered service called Deep Nostalgia that animates the faces in still photos.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vivo S9 5G to feature Dimensity 1100 chipset
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Vivo is planning to launch its next smartphone 'Vivo S9 5G' on March 3 in China and now a new promo video has confirmed that it would be powered by the Dimensity 1100 chipset and UFS 3.1 storage.
2021-03-01
Category: International, China,Technology
Russo Brothers on Chadwick Boseman's Golden Globe win: 'Your legacy is everlasting'
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) The Russo Brothers took to Twitter on Monday to congratulate late actor Chadwick Boseman for winning a Golden Globe. Boseman bagged the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role as a jazz musician in the film, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Russo Brothers on Chadwick Boseman's Golden Globe win: 'Your legacy is everlasting'
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) The Russo Brothers took to Twitter on Monday to congratulate late actor Chadwick Boseman for winning a Golden Globe. Boseman bagged the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role as a jazz musician in the film, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Khashoggi's fiancee demands punishment for Saudi Prince
Istanbul, March 1 (IANS) The Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Monday demanded that Saudi Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud be "punished without delay" over the murder.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Follow '5-a-day' rule for longer, healthier life
New York, March 1 (IANS) If you are scouting for a magic potion to live a longer and healthy life, try five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, in which two are fruits and three are vegetables, according to new research that combed through studies representing nearly 2 million adults globally.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
NASA astronauts complete 7 hour-long spacewalk
Washington, March 1 (IANS) In the third spacewalk of the year outside the International Space Station, NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover concluded their spacewalk after 7 hours and 4 minutes.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Suu Kyi appears in court via video link
Nay Pyi Taw, March 1 (IANS) Myanmar's former de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday appeared in court here via video link, marking her first public appearance since her detention and the sebsequent military coup on February 1.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
New law to protect Yangtze River takes effect
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) The Yangtze River conservation law took effect on Monday amid China's intensified efforts to protect its "mother river".
2021-03-01
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 to come with 5G: Report
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) Microsoft launched its ambitious, dual-screen smartphone 'Surface Duo' in the US and Europe last year and now a new report has claimed that the company is working on the second-generation foldable display smartphone called the Microsoft Surface Duo 2.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Dubai Hindu temple to virtually celebrate Shivratri
Dubai, March 1 (IANS) The Hindu temple in Dubai will virtually celebrate the upcoming Maha Shivratri festival virtually this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, while the premises will be closed to prevent the spread of the virus, according to a media report.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Religion
Afridi adds to age confusion, says he is turning 44
Lahore, March 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi while thanking his fans on Monday for their birthday wishes, said in his tweet that he is turning 44 this year, despite saying earlier in his autobiography that he was born in 1975.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
S.Korean Prez ready to talk with Japan
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that his government is ready to talk with Japan amid the prolongation of the frayed ties between Seoul and Tokyo over historical and trade issues.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
I'd rather miss Olympics than take vaccine: Blake
Kingston, March 1 (IANS) Jamaica's two-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Yohan Blake said that he would rather not participate in the Tokyo Olympics than take a vaccine for Covid-19. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has "encouraged" all athletes travelling for the Games to take a vaccine but it is not compulsory.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Sleep apnea could be linked to memory issues
Toronto, March 1 (IANS) A disorder called obstructive sleep apnea that occurs when breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep is common in people with thinking and memory problems, says a new study.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
South Africa eases lockdown restrictions
Johannesburg, March 1 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases decline, the South African cabinet has eased lockdown restrictions from alert level three to one, allowing political and religious gatherings, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
US upset by Iran's response to n-talks
Washington, March 1 (IANS) The White House said that it was disappointed that Tehran had rejected an offer to hold informal talks with European countries and the US over the Iran nuclear issue.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cyber intel firm warns Chinese hackers infiltrated India's power sector (Ld)
New York, March 1 (IANS) A cyber intelligence company says it has found that hackers linked to China have infiltrated power systems and ports in India in a "show of force" and they have the ability to create disruptions.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Freiburg stun Leverkusen in Bundesliga
Berlin, March 1 (IANS) Freiburg scored twice after the break to snatch all three points on the road against wasteful Bayer Leverkusen in the closer of the 23rd round matches in Bundesliga.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Time not appropriate for Iran to hold meeting with US
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iranian authorities have said that the time is "not appropriate" for the Islamic Republic to hold an informal meeting with the US and also Europe.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Golden Globes 2021: 'Nomadland', 'Borat' 'The Crown' win top honours
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" and "Nomadland" were the big winners of the 78th Golden Globe Awards. "The Crown" and late star Chadwick Boseman were among winners, too, while veteran Jane Fonda was feted with the lifetime achievement award.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hundreds in NY rally against anti-Asian hate
New York, March 1 (IANS) Hundreds of people from various races rallied in New York City's Lower Manhattan area in protest against violence and crimes targeting Asian-Americans.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Oli lays foundation stone for largest industrial park
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone for the country's largest industrial park located in Jhapa district.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Yemen govt, Houthis swap 36 prisoners
Sanaa, March 1 (IANS) The Yemen government and the Houthi militia group swapped 36 prisoners in the country's conflict-ridden northeastern province of Marib, a military official has confirmed.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
England, Wales train fares to rise above inflation
London, March 1 (IANS) Millions of train passengers in England and Wales will be hit by higher fares from Monday onwards as fares are expected to rise above inflation for the first time in eight years.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Fatah agrees to ally with other 5 factions
Ramallah, March 1 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party has agreed to ally with other five factions to contest in the upcoming general elections, according to a senior official.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Israel lifts night curfew
Tel Aviv, March 1 (IANS) Israel has lifted a Covid-19 night curfew, which was imposed over the past three days to prevent the traditional mass gatherings during the Jewish holiday of Purim.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Galaxy Buds Live boosts sound, auto-switching
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) Samsung has started updating its Galaxy Buds Live with features to enhance sound and auto-switching.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
47 HK activists charged with 'subversion'
Hong Kong, March 1 (IANS) Police in Hong Kong have charged 47 activists, who were arrested in January, for "conspiring to subvert state power".
2021-03-01
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
US watchdog urges improvements to relief bill
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A non-partisan US watchdog group said that the House of Representatives-approved $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill includes measures not directly related to the pandemic, urging the Senate to pass a better targeted one.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
iOS 14 installed on 86% iPhones: Apple
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) Apple has revealed that the iOS 14 installation has increased to 86 per cent of iPhones introduced in the last four years.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trump hints at 2024 run, attacks Republicans
New York, March 1 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump has roared back into the political arena with a hint that he may run for office in 2024 and a jet of vitriol against members of his Republican Party not loyal to him, as well as Democrats.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Brazil reports 34,027 new Covid cases
Brasilia, March 1 (IANS) Amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Brazil reported 34,027 new cases and 721 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
China's political advisory body to begin new session
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) The fourth session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, will open in Beijing on Thursday.
2021-03-01
Category: International, China,Politics
Air fares from Heathrow to rise in April
London, March 1 (IANS) An additional tax will be added to outbound flights from London's Heathrow Airport from April, adding pressure on many families who want to travel abroad after a year of Covid-19 restrictions, a local media report said.
2021-03-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Inter fly high in Serie A with 3-0 win over Genoa
Rome, March 1 (IANS) Inter Milan took a four-point lead at the top of the Serie A table with a 3-0 win over Genoa at the San Siro, with striker Romelu Lukaku taking the center-stage.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football