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Omicron variant has ‘very mild symptoms': S.African medics access_time2021-11-29

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 28: A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a different coronavirus strain among patients said on Sunday that symptoms of the Omicron variant were so far mild and could be treated at home. Dr. Angelique Coetzee, ...

Things to know about the new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa access_time2021-11-28

Authorities around the world have reacted with alarm to a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa. Britain, the European Union and India are among those announcing stricter border controls as scientists carry out tests to determine if the m...

Sweden's first female PM resigns hours after appointment access_time2021-11-25

Sweden's first-ever female prime minister has resigned just hours after she was appointed, reported BBC. Magdalena Andersson, was announced as the leader on Wednesday but resigned after her coalition partner quit the government and her budget fa...

Jesus strike sinks PSG as City seal Champions League last-16 ticket access_time2021-11-25

Second-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus fired City to a deserved Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain and sealed our ticket into the last 16. In what was a pulsating Etihad encounter, Kylian Mbappe had fired the visitors in...

Sagar to set world record access_time2021-11-22

KATHMANDU, November 22: Sagar Bishwakarma Sunar has recently climbed Ramdung Peak (5,925m) with Pemba Dorje Sherpa (21 Everest summits, 9 Guinness Book of World Records) and other teams. Sagar is the shortest man standing only 3ft 7 inch who announced ...

Destiny Wagner of Belize declared Miss Earth 2021 access_time2021-11-22

Destiny Wagner of Belize was crowned Miss Earth 2021, giving her country its first beauty title. Wagner,25, a graduate of Business Administration, manages her own business and the non-profit organization "Operation Kingdom" dedicated to co...

Bulgaria presidential poll seen testing anti-graft reform appetite access_time2021-11-21

Bulgarians began voting on Sunday to elect their president, a largely ceremonial role that the current incumbent has transformed and put at the heart of the struggle against corruption in the European Union's poorest country. Incumbent President...

Sri Lanka win toss, bat in first West Indies Test access_time2021-11-21

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test against West Indies at Galle on Sunday.The hosts opted for five specialist bowlers for their first match in the new ICC World Test Championship cycle, including left-arm spinners Praveen Jayaw...

New Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, AQI docks at 355 access_time2021-11-20

Delhi's air quality continues to remain in the 'very poor' category for the seventh consecutive day on Saturday, as per the System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR). The overall Air Quality Index increased f...

Rahul, Rohit fifties help India seal the series comprehensively over New Zealand access_time2021-11-20

India clinch the series with an unassailable lead of 2-0 after a seven-wicket win against New Zealand powered by half-centuries from KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma. Chasing 154 for a series win, India cruised along with the help of a 117-run opening stan...

Kane scores 4 against San Marino, England qualify for 2022 World Cup access_time2021-11-16

England hit double figures for the first time since 1964 as they secured qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with embarrassing ease in San Marino. Harry Kane also racked up the records by scoring four in the first half to go level with Gar...

UN warns food insecurity to worsen in Somalia by May 2022 access_time2021-11-15

Food insecurity is likely to worsen significantly through May 2022 in Somalia, with many households experiencing widening food consumption gaps and erosion of their coping capacity, the United Nations relief agency warned on Sunday. Citing Somalia 2...

Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo stunned by late Serbia goal in World Cup qualifier access_time2021-11-15

LISBON, November 15:  After the final whistle, Cristiano Ronaldo sat on the field by himself, shaking his head and looking desolate. Some teammates came over to console him. A few opponents did as well. Portugal had just been stunned by...

Protestors take to Male streets calling for the removal of Indian military presence access_time2021-11-13

The public has once again taken it to the streets to protest against the Indian military presence in the Maldives. This is the second such large-scale protest to take place this year against the Indian military presence in the Maldives, reported Maldiv...

New Zealand v Australia by the numbers: Who holds the edge? access_time2021-11-13

Ahead of the New Zealand v Australia ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 final, let’s have a look at the teams' record against each other in T20I cricket and ICC tournaments and their top players. New Zealand and Australia knocked out the two...

India hammer Namibia to bow out of World Cup in style access_time2021-11-09

India beat Namibia by nine wickets in the final match of the Super 12 stage at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021. India ended their World Cup on a high with a crushing nine-wicket win over Namibia in the final Super 12 game of the tournament. ...

New Zealand seal place in semis, end Afghan, Indian hopes access_time2021-11-07

New Zealand beat Afghanistan in their final Super 12 match, joining Pakistan from Group 2 in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final. New Zealand's campaign in the tournament has been characterised by how disciplined, clinical and calm t...

Afghanistan vs New Zealand: One match, three teams’ fates: Breaking down Group 2’s all-important match access_time2021-11-07

As things stand, India’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup hopes are still alive. If things don’t go their way in New Zealand’s match against Afghanistan though, everything changes. Here, we look at the consequences of each potential resu...

Australia stake claim on semis as West Indies bid farewell to an era access_time2021-11-07

Australia beat West Indies in their final Super 12 match, with the win putting them in a good position to make the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final. Half-centuries for David Warner and Mitchell Marsh, and four wickets for Josh Hazlewood m...

At least 84 killed in oil tanker explosion in Sierra Leone access_time2021-11-06

At least 84 people have died and dozens more are injured after a massive explosion in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, BBC reported. The blast happened after a 40ft-long oil tanker collided with another vehicle at a busy junction in the city. ...