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Covid isolation linked to increased domestic violence
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) While Covid-19 related lockdowns may have decreased the spread of a deadly virus, they appear to have created an environment for increased domestic violence, a new study suggests.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
US man kills neighbour, cooks her heart with potatoes
Oklahoma, Feb 25 (IANS) A man in the United States' Oklahoma has killed a woman neighbour and cut out her heart before cooking it with potatoes.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
How is Covid vaccine safety ensured? (First Person, IANS Exclusive)
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) How is the COVID-19 vaccine's safety and efficacy ensured?
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Biden signs executive order to review semiconductor shortage
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to bolster supply chains in four key areas, including semiconductor chips over a global shortage that has hampered the production of automobiles and smartphones for the tech giants.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Technology
Global Covid cases top 112.5 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 112.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.49 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
US launches new initiative to study 'Long Covid'
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The US has launched a major new initiative to study the long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and the means of prevention and treatment of individuals who have been sickened by Covid-19, but do not recover fully over a long period of time.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Human rights must not only be available to privileged: UN chief
United Nations, Feb 25 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that human rights must not only be available to the privileged few and joint efforts must be made to deliver them.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Politics
US on cusp of third vaccine, FDA says Johnson & Johnson shot safe and effective
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) The US is on the cusp of getting a third vaccine against Covid-19. The US Food and Drug Administration today delivered a strong endorsement of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine and set the stage for a final decision on February 26.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Meghan and Harry to talk of royal family tension with Oprah Winfrey
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are all set to get candid in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The couple will be seen talking about the estrangement from the royal family.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Zendaya is attracted to kindness in a person
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Hollywood star Zendaya says kindness is a quality she really appreciates in a person. Zendaya's assertion came when she was asked about the qualities she would like in man.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Senate committees postpone votes on Indian American cabinet nominee
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Two Senate committees unexpectedly postponed on Wednesday preliminary votes on confirming Neera Tanden, the embattled Indian American nominee for a cabinet position, as the powerful director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Salma Hayek flaunts her 'Lady Gaga' spirit in new post
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Hollywood diva Salma Hayek channelled her inner Lady Gaga spirit in a new picture she shared on social media.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Billie Eilish reveals her worst fear
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Singer Billie Eilish says that she cannot imagine being a bad person to anyone. The idea that somebody could meet her and have a bad experience makes her want to jump off a cliff, she confessed.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Biden to sign executive order to bolster critical US supply chains
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order to bolster supply chains in four key areas including semiconductor chips, pharmaceuticals, rare earth minerals and large-capacity batteries, the media reported.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Self-monitoring using digital health tools linked to weight loss
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Greater engagement in self-monitoring using digital health tools may help you with significant weight loss, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Plant protein intake may help cut premature death risk in women
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Consuming high levels of plant protein may lower the risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death in older women, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Emily Ratajkowski flaunts baby bump
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Model-actress Emily Ratajkowski is pregnant with her first child and is weeks away from her due date. The 29-year-old took to Instagram to share a couple of pictures flaunting her baby bump in a semi-sheer black catsuit on Wednesday. She joked about how she is about to pop.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Self-monitoring using digital health tools linked to weight loss
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Greater engagement in self-monitoring using digital health tools may help you with significant weight loss, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Plant protein intake may help cut premature death risk in women
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Consuming high levels of plant protein may lower the risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death in older women, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Potential therapy to prevent, treat endometrial cancer recurrence
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that endocrine-targeted therapies and an assessment of biomarkers in sex hormone and insulin signalling pathways may be useful in the prevention and treatment of endometrial cancer recurrence.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Chrissy Teigen asks President Biden to unfollow her: It's not you, it's me
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen requested the official Twitter account of the President Of United States Joe Biden to unfollow her
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Researchers develop two new rapid Covid diagnostic tests
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers have developed two new rapid diagnostic tests for Covid-19 -- one to detect Covid-19 variants and one to help differentiate from other illnesses that have Covid-like symptoms.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
What NASA is doing to help cut aviation emissions
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Through partnership with the industry, NASA wants to advance design and modelling tools pertinent to future aircraft products with an Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) system.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Like wine, environmental conditions impact whiskey flavour
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Flavour differences in whiskey can be discerned based solely on the environment in which the barley used to make the whiskey is grown, a new study suggests.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Tiger Woods awake, recovering after "long procedures to lower right leg" (4th Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) American golf great Tiger Woods is "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room" after undergoing long surgical procedures on his lower right leg and ankle, the Harbor-UCLA Medical Centre in California said on Wednesday in a statement on Woods's social media handles.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Gardening, walking preserve women's mobility during aging: Study
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Light-intensity physical activity, including gardening, shopping or a casual walk may protect mobility in older women, suggests a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Russian' hackers targeted NASA as part of SolarWinds attack
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) In a wide-spread cyber-attack on US federal agencies and enterprises, hackers also broke into the networks of NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), The Washington Post has reported, saying the Biden administration is reportedly preparing sanctions against Russia as the cybercriminals are "likely Russian in origin".
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Global Covid cases top 112 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 112 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.48 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tiger Woods seriously injured in violent car crash on steep LA road (3rd Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods narrowly survived a violent solo car crash on a steep, downhill suburban road in Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery until late Tuesday for multiple leg injuries at a University of California trauma centre.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Biden appoints Kiran Ahuja to top personnel management job
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has appointed Kiran Ahuja, a civil rights lawyer and an advocate for Asians, to head the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
US Fed chief says economic recovery remains uneven, far from complete
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told lawmakers on Tuesday that US economic recovery remains uneven and far from complete, and the path ahead is highly uncertain.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Americans less afraid of dying from Covid-19: Survey
Chicago, Feb 24 (IANS) In an ongoing panel survey conducted by Northwestern University (NU) and the Ohio State University, researchers find Americans significantly less concerned they could die of Covid-19, while their overall perceived likelihood of contracting the virus remained relatively consistent from December through February.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Drew Barrymore was 'out of control' as a teenager
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Hollywood star Drew Barrymore was admitted to a psychiatric ward as a teenager when she went out of control. She recalls the time she spent in a padded room.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Tiger Woods in aserious' condition after California car crash
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf legend Tiger Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in a car crash on Tuesday and is in a "serious" condition undergoing surgery at a Los Angeles hospital, according to information from Woods' manager and local law enforcement officials.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
UN chief lists 4 priority areas to address climate crisis risks
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday listed four priority areas for the international community to address the risks that climate crisis poses to peace and security, including putting a greater focus on prevention through strong, ambitious climate action.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Multiple leg injuries': Tiger Woods removed from car crash by 'jaws of life'
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering multiple leg injuries in a car crash at around 7 a.m. in California.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger Woods in hospital after California car crash
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital after his car crashed in what the Los Angeles County authorities are calling a "rollover".
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Wickets for Joseph, runs for Hetmyer, win for Guyana
St John's (Antigua), Feb 23 (IANS) Fast bowler Keon Joseph had a huge impact with the new ball and Shimron Hetmyer made a stroke-filled half-century as Guyana Jaguars recorded a comprehensive victory over Windward Islands Volcanoes in the CG Insurance Super50 Cup.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Depressed and out of work? This therapy may help you
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) If depression is making it more difficult for some unemployed people to land a job, one type of therapy may help, research suggests.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Expectant mothers can pass protective Covid antibodies to their babies
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Antibodies that guard against Covid-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, say researchers indicating that vaccinating mother-to-be may also have benefits for their newborns.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sue Perkins: I am obsessed with ghosts
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress, presenter and comedian Sue Perkins claims she often has conversations with ghosts. She adds that she also embraces them and gives them permission to stay on too but only if they are nice.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
LA County sees sharp decline in new Covid-19 cases
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States, is experiencing a sharp decline in new Covid-19 cases as vaccination rollout continues, local health authorities said.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Positive encouragement may up academic outcomes in school kids
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Offering students more positive encouragement not only reduces disruptive classroom behaviour, but can improve students' academic and social outcomes, say researchers.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Teens may be bullied more by their friends
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Adolescents and teens may be more likely to be bullied by their friends or friends-of-friends than peers who are not closely linked, a new study suggests.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
NASA releases audio from Mars, video of Perseverance landing
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) NASA has released a new video from its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on February 18.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Gina Rodriguez in rom-com 'I Want You Back'
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS)   Actors Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Gina Rodriguez, Scott Eastwood, Clark Backo and Manny Jacinto have been roped in to star in the upcoming romantic comedy, I Want You Back. 
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Candles lit at White House to honour 5L Covid deaths in US
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Candles were lit at the White House South Portico on the day which the number of Americans who died from Covid-19 broke the staggering record of 500,000.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Education budget slashed in two-thirds of poorer countries'
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite additional funding needs, two-thirds of low- and lower-middle-income countries have cut their public education budgets since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Education
US oil, gas exports to India to continue: Price
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite President Joe Biden's opposition to fossil fuels, the US will continue to supply petroleum products to India while supporting sustainable energy development, according to State Department Spokesperson Ned Price.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Global Covid cases top 111.7 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 111.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.47 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine