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  2. International

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Bots offer US, Europe a way out of workforce shortage, and delays for customers

Bots offer US, Europe a way out of workforce shortage, and delays for customers

2 hours ago
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Layoffs make headlines, but in the post-pandemic world, businesses are neck-deep in the U.S. and Europe in an unprecedented workforce shortage, which, w....
Russia uses Iranian 'Kamikaze drones' for the first time in Ukraine

Russia uses Iranian 'Kamikaze drones' for the first time in Ukraine

3 hours ago
Kiev, Oct 7 (IANS) Russia has targeted Zaporizhzhia with explosive-packed 'Kamikaze drones' for the first time, a media report said.
Indian students to benefit the most as Canada allows more than 20-hour work

Indian students to benefit the most as Canada allows more than 20-hour work

3 hours ago
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Since Indian students make up more than a third of all international students studying in Canada, they will be the biggest beneficiaries of the Canadian ....
India joins US at UN to condemn N.Korea's missile launches, calls it regional threat

India joins US at UN to condemn N.Korea's missile launches, calls it regional threat

4 hours ago
United Nations, Oct 7 (IANS) India has joined the US in condemning North Korea's missile launches as a threat to the international community and warned that they could be in p....
Age just a number - 7 Indian-origin women in Forbes' '50 Over 50' list

Age just a number - 7 Indian-origin women in Forbes' '50 Over 50' list

4 hours ago
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Proving yet again that age has g-ot nothing to do with success, seven Indian-American women have made it to the Forbes' '50 over 50' list of 200 entrepr....
Imran says 'four people' hatching a plan to assassinate him

Imran says 'four people' hatching a plan to assassinate him

6 hours ago
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Four persons are planning to have me killed and if something happens to me, then their names will be released, former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Kha....
Russia is now Kiev's largest arms 'supplier' with more than half of its tanks captured

Russia is now Kiev's largest arms 'supplier' with more than half of its tanks captured

7 hours ago
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Russia is now Ukraine's largest arms supplier as more than half of its tank fleet is likely to have been captured from Moscow's men, it was revealed on Pu....
No hostile agency involved in security breach at Pak PMO: Minister

No hostile agency involved in security breach at Pak PMO: Minister

7 hours ago
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Friday insisted that "no internal or external agency" was involved in the security breach at Prime Ministe....
Medical body honours three Indian-origin doctors in Australia

Medical body honours three Indian-origin doctors in Australia

7 hours ago
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Three Indian-origin doctors were recently felicitated by the South Australian Indian Medical Association (SAIMA) in recognition of their contributions to ....
'Too early' to scrap mandatory Covid isolation in Aus

'Too early' to scrap mandatory Covid isolation in Aus

9 hours ago
Canberra, Oct 7 (IANS) The Australian Medical Association (AMA) on Friday said it was "too early" to end the mandatory Covid-19 isolation periods, warning that it would trigge....
Japan's lower house speaker reveals further links to controversial religious sect

Japan's lower house speaker reveals further links to controversial religious sect

9 hours ago
Tokyo, Oct 7 (IANS) Hiroyuki Hosoda, Speaker of the House of Representatives (lower house) of Japan, on Friday admitted he had attended more events connected to the controvers....
Poll flags ageism as serious problem in Australia

Poll flags ageism as serious problem in Australia

9 hours ago
Canberra, Oct 7 (IANS) About 68 per cent of Australians aged 50 and over believe ageism is a serious problem in the country, according to a poll released on Friday.
Will give befitting reply to Moody's if downgrade not reversed: Pak Fin Min

Will give befitting reply to Moody's if downgrade not reversed: Pak Fin Min

9 hours ago
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar warned Moody's Investor Service on Friday that he would give a "befitting" reply in a meeting with its officials ne....
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ukraine, Russia & Belarus campaigners

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ukraine, Russia & Belarus campaigners

10 hours ago
Oslo, Oct 7 (IANS) The Nobel Peace Prize 2022 have been jointly awarded to Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian civil rights campaigners, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said in a ....
Fiji issues coastal inundation alert

Fiji issues coastal inundation alert

10 hours ago
Suva, Oct 7 (IANS) The Fiji Meteorological Office on Friday warned residents living along coastal areas to expect flooding as a coastal inundation alert is still in force for ....
Aus police dismantle large drug lab in Sydney, arrest 5

Aus police dismantle large drug lab in Sydney, arrest 5

10 hours ago
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Police in Australia have arrested five men, dismantled a large-scale clandestine laboratory in Sydney and seized methylamphetamine ("ice") worth millions ....
Suspect in killing of Punjab-origin family in US once worked for them: Police

Suspect in killing of Punjab-origin family in US once worked for them: Police

10 hours ago
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) The suspect in the kidnapping and murders of a Punjab-origin Sikh family of four, including an eight-month-old infant, in California had worked for th....
Sri Lankan SC orders Auditor General to probe reasons for economic crisis

Sri Lankan SC orders Auditor General to probe reasons for economic crisis

10 hours ago
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the country's Auditor General to investigate the reasons for the ongoing economic crisis through a petition f....
IMF chief highlights 'fundamental shift' in global economy

IMF chief highlights 'fundamental shift' in global economy

11 hours ago
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva said there is a "fundamental shift" in the global economy, urging cou....
Israeli army put on alert amid deadlock in border talks with Lebanon

Israeli army put on alert amid deadlock in border talks with Lebanon

11 hours ago
Tel Aviv, Oct 7 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has instructed the army to prepare for any possible escalation with Lebanon hours after the Jewish state rejected B....
13 inmates killed in Ecuador prison riot (Ld)

13 inmates killed in Ecuador prison riot (Ld)

11 hours ago
Quito, Oct 7 (IANS) The number of prisoners killed during a riot at a prison in Ecuador's city of Guayaquil has increased to 13, authorities confirmed.
Lebanon detects 1st case of cholera since 1993

Lebanon detects 1st case of cholera since 1993

11 hours ago
Beirut, Oct 7 (IANS) The Lebanese Health Ministry announced the detection of a case of Cholera, the first such infection since the last outbreak in 1993.
10 leading US universities establish partnerships with O.P. Jindal Global University

10 leading US universities establish partnerships with O.P. Jindal Global University

11 hours ago
Sonipat, Oct 7 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has established new and meaningful partnerships with 10 leading universities in the US as part of working towards....
Italy sees spike in new Covid cases, hospitalisations

Italy sees spike in new Covid cases, hospitalisations

12 hours ago
Rome, Oct 7 (IANS) Italy appears to be heading for a new Covid-19 wave, with a spike in new cases and hospitalisations reported in the last week, according to the Health Ministry.
Death toll from floods in Pakistan reaches 1,700

Death toll from floods in Pakistan reaches 1,700

12 hours ago
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The death toll from this season's devastating monsoon rain and floods in Pakistan since mid-June has increased to 1,700 along with 12,867 injured, the ....
Half a dozen murders, all within a week: Are Indian-Americans safe?

Half a dozen murders, all within a week: Are Indian-Americans safe?

12 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A total of six murders, including that of an eight-month-old infant, within a week's time begs answer to the question every Indian wants to know -- is ....
Jacinda Ardern invites PM Modi to visit New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern invites PM Modi to visit New Zealand

12 hours ago
Wellington, Oct 7 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended an invitation to her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to visit her country.
Kalashnikovs to quadcopter drones - Russian reservists are back in boot camp to master weapon skills

Kalashnikovs to quadcopter drones - Russian reservists are back in boot camp to master weapon skills

12 hours ago
New Delhi, Oct 7: Russian citizens called up from the reserve as part of partial mobilisation have begun intensive combat training in the zone of the ongoing special military ....
US forces kill top IS leaders in Syria

US forces kill top IS leaders in Syria

13 hours ago
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) American forces have killed two top leaders of the Islamic State (IS) terror group in an airstrike conducted in northern Syria, the US Central Command....
World would face Armageddon if Putin uses tactical nuke weapon: Biden

World would face Armageddon if Putin uses tactical nuke weapon: Biden

13 hours ago
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) In his most outspoken remarks about the threat of nuclear war, US President Joe Biden warned that the world could face an "Armageddon" if his Russian ....
More migrants dropped off near Kamala Harris's residence

More migrants dropped off near Kamala Harris's residence

14 hours ago
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) More migrants were dropped off near Vice President Kamala Harris' official residence at the US Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. amid an ongoing f....
Sweden has evidence to back Nord Stream sabotage suspicions: Security Service

Sweden has evidence to back Nord Stream sabotage suspicions: Security Service

14 hours ago
Stockholm, Oct 7 (IANS) Swedish authorities now have evidence to back the suspicions that the Nord Stream gas pipelines have been sabotaged, the country's Security Service said.
US readying for severe flu season, new Covid wave

US readying for severe flu season, new Covid wave

14 hours ago
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The US is readying for a severe flue season as well as a new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the upcoming fall season, with health experts urging the....
Turkey warned against new Covid wave

Turkey warned against new Covid wave

14 hours ago
Ankara, Oct 7 (IANS) Turkish health authorities and experts have warned that the country might face another wave of the Covid-19 pandemic within a few weeks due to the rising ....
Putin urges economic measures to cushion sanctions

Putin urges economic measures to cushion sanctions

14 hours ago
Moscow, Oct 7 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded economic measures in response to Western sanctions, which are expected to intensify.
'Damage from wildfire to Easter Island's sacred statues irreparable'

'Damage from wildfire to Easter Island's sacred statues irreparable'

15 hours ago
Santiago, Oct 7 (IANS) The damage caused by wildfires this week to the Moai, sacred monolithic statues on Chile's Easter Island, is irreparable, said the island's mayor Pedro ....
2 dead, 6 injured in Las Vegas stabbing attack

2 dead, 6 injured in Las Vegas stabbing attack

15 hours ago
Las Vegas, Oct 7 (IANS) Two people died and six others were injured in a stabbing attack in front of the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas, police said.
European Political Community to hold next meeting in Moldova

European Political Community to hold next meeting in Moldova

15 hours ago
Prague, Oct 7 (IANS) The European Political Community (EPC) will convene its next meeting in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala said here.
Death toll from Thai childcare centre attack rises to 38

Death toll from Thai childcare centre attack rises to 38

15 hours ago
Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) The death toll from a horrific gun and knife attack at a childcare centre in Thailand's Nong Bua Lamphu province has increased to 38, most of them childr....
N.Korea draws up guidelines for emergency health crisis, natural disasters

N.Korea draws up guidelines for emergency health crisis, natural disasters

15 hours ago
Seoul, Oct 7 (IANS) North Korea has come up with new guidelines on how to cope with the country's emergency health crisis and natural disasters at a key parliamentary meeting,....