Israel detects its first case of new coronavirus variant

Israel detects its first case of new coronavirus variant

Friday, 26 November 2021 | AP | Jerusalem

 The Israeli Health Ministry says it has detected the country's first case of a new coronavirus variant in a traveller who returned from Malawi. The Health Ministry said in a statement Friday that the traveller and two other suspected cases have been placed in isolation. It said all three are vaccinated but...

New COVID-19 variant with high spike mutations confirmed in South Africa

New COVID-19 variant with high spike mutations confirmed in South Africa

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | PTI | London/Johannesburg

A new variant of COVID-19,  feared to have a high amount of spike mutations unseen before, has been detected in South Africa, with authorities there confirming 22 positive cases associated with it on Thursday. Dr Tom Peacock, a virologist at Imperial College London, had posted details of the new variant classed...

India-Pakistan clash is now the most viewed T20I match in history

India-Pakistan clash is now the most viewed T20I match in history

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | PTI | Dubai

The ICC men's T20 World Cup delivered a record viewership globally, garnering a television reach of 167 million, the game's governing body said on Thursday. With the tournament returning after five years, nearly 10,000 hours of live coverage was offered across TV and digital platforms in 200 countries. Increased viewership and consumption...

Germany latest country to pass 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

Germany latest country to pass 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | AP | Berlin

Official figures released Thursday show Germany has become the latest country to pass the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Germany's disease control agency says it recorded 351 additional deaths in connection with the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, taking the total toll to 100,119. In...

Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa blames previous govt for Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa blames previous govt for Easter Sunday bombings

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | PTI | Colombo

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has blamed the previous government for destroying national security and failing to prevent the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks in which over 270 people, including 11 Indians, were killed. Nine suicide bombers, belonging to local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) linked to ISIS, carried out...

China successfully launches new satellite for testing

China successfully launches new satellite for testing

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | PTI | Beijing

China on Thursday successfully launched a new satellite into space for testing, the official media reported. The Shiyan-11 satellite was launched aboard a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert in Inner Mongolia. The satellite has since entered its predetermined orbit, the China Global Television Network...

4 suspected traffickers arrested over migrant boat sinking

4 suspected traffickers arrested over migrant boat sinking

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | AP | Paris

France's interior minister said four suspected traffickers were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of being linked to a deadly migrant boat sinking in the English Channel that killed at least 31 people. Two of the suspects appeared in court Wednesday, and all four are suspected of a link to the sunken boat,...

Haiti Prime Minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil

Haiti Prime Minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil

Thursday, 25 November 2021 | AP | Port-Au-Prince

Prime Minister Ariel Henry has sworn in his new Cabinet, more than four months after he assumed leadership of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. The appointments come as Haiti struggles with a rise in violence, kidnappings and ongoing fuel shortages blamed on powerful gangs that have blocked gas...

State Editions

Transformed schools in S'garh have no HMs, required teachers

27 November 2021 | MAlAY RAY | Bhubaneswar

Jajpur’s renowned poet D Mallick honoured

27 November 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Folk artists felicitated in Talcher

27 November 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Binka farmers spending sleepless nights

27 November 2021 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Mapping the Indian travel trend

21 November 2021 | Rajeev Kale | Agenda

Power of Kindness

21 November 2021 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Fix your mental health

21 November 2021 | Anamika Yaduvanshi | Agenda

Soul conscious helps

21 November 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Can destiny be defined?

21 November 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

SOME MOTHERS DO ’AVE IT

21 November 2021 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer