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Get post-Brexit budget done quickly, say 15 EU states

Get post-Brexit budget done quickly, say 15 EU states

Sunday, 02 February 2020 | AFP | Beja (Portugal)

EU countries need to reach a swift agreement on the bloc's next budget after the loss of Britain and its hefty financial contribution, 15 member states agreed in Portugal Saturday. The "Friends of Cohesion" group of 17 eastern and Mediterranean countries, the EU's poorer members, also agreed to fight any move...

Dua Lipa to release next LP on April 3

Dua Lipa to release next LP on April 3

Friday, 31 January 2020 | PTI | Los Angeles

Pop singer Dua Lipa's next album "Future Nostalgia" is set to hit the market on April 3. The singer made the announcement on Twitter. "Future Nostalgia - The Album - Coming to you April 3rd - Shot by Hugo Comte," Lipa tweeted. This will be her sophomore album after her self-titled LP which...

Death toll in China's coronavirus soars to 213, confirmed cases reach 9692

Death toll in China's coronavirus soars to 213, confirmed cases reach 9692

Friday, 31 January 2020 | PTI | Beijing

The death toll in China's novel coronavirus outbreak has climbed to 213 with the number of confirmed cases totalling to 9,692, China's national authorities announced on Friday. Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, reported 5,806 confirmed cases, including 204 deaths, official media reported. A total of 213 people have died of...

WHO declares international emergency over novel coronavirus

WHO declares international emergency over novel coronavirus

Friday, 31 January 2020 | AFP | Geneva

The UN health agency on Thursday declared an international emergency over the deadly novel coronavirus from China -- a rarely used designation that could lead to improved international co-ordination in tackling the disease. "Our greatest concern is the potential for the virus to spread to countries with weaker health systems," World...

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Swedish MPs

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Swedish MPs

Friday, 31 January 2020 | AFP | Stockholm

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and the global protest movement "Fridays for Future" were nominated Thursday for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize by two Swedish lawmakers. "Greta Thunberg is a climate activist, and the main reason she deserves the Nobel Peace Prize is that despite her young age, she has worked...

In boost for Trump, key Republican senator opposes calling witnesses

In boost for Trump, key Republican senator opposes calling witnesses

Friday, 31 January 2020 | AFP | Washington

A key Republican senator said late Thursday that he would oppose calling new witnesses at Donald Trump's impeachment trial, paving the way for the possible acquittal of the president by the Senate as early as Friday. Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said he would vote "no" when the question of calling...

NASA bids farewell to Spitzer telescope after 16 years

NASA bids farewell to Spitzer telescope after 16 years

Friday, 31 January 2020 | IANS | Washington

NASA has bid goodbye to the Spitzer space telescope after 16 years of service using infrared light to unveil otherwise invisible features of the universe, including seven planets the size of Earth around the star Trappist-1. "It's quite amazing when you lay out everything that Spitzer has done in its lifetime,...

Russia to shut border with China over coronavirus: PM

Russia to shut border with China over coronavirus: PM

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | AFP | Moscow

Russia said on Thursday it was closing its border with China to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government meeting that the order had been signed "to take measures to close the border (with China) in the Far East," Russian news agencies reported.  

State Editions

‘Historic moment for Indian sports’

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri seer’s concerns send admn on toes

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why BJD so weak towards English? BJP

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Hindi row won’t affect health services: AIIMS

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Peace Centre unveiled in BBSR

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman gang-raped in Bhadrak

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer