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2nd match: Resilient Indian men draw 1-1 with Germany
Krefeld (Germany), March 2 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team's second of their four-match tour of Europe ended in a 1-1 draw with both the teams living up to their billing on Tuesday. Jarmanpreet Singh of India opened the score board for India in the fourth minute while Martin Häner scored for Germany.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Liverpool owner valued at 'over $7bn' in investment deal: Report
London, March 2 (IANS) Liverpool owner Fenway Sports Group (FSG) is on the verge of selling a 10 per cent stake to private equity firm RedBird Capital Partners for around US$750 million, a report said.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Being athlete-mother has not a bar to success in shot circle
London, March 2 (IANS) Just six months after giving birth to her first child, double Olympic champion Dame Valerie Adams snared a silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Turkey eyes defence agreement with Pakistan
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Turkey and Pakistan are on the verge of signing a defence agreement, opening doors for Islamabad to become the co-manufacturer of missiles and fighter jets.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Pakistan plans to develop oil city in Gwadar
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) The Pakistan government is planning to develop a massive oil city in Gwadar district in Balochistan province with an aim to host Saudi Arabia's $10 billion Aramco oil refinery and use it as a platform to mend the dented ties between the two countries.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
WTT Contender: Manika, Sreeja in final round of singles qualifiers
Doha, March 2 (IANS) Young India paddler Sreeja Akula outshone her higher ranked opponent to progress into the last round of the women's singles qualifiers at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
Nations to consider ground-breaking change to economic reporting: UN
New York, March 2 (IANS) In a ground-breaking development that could fundamentally reorient economic and policy planning toward sustainable development, countries will begin consideration of a new system to measure economic prosperity and human well-being that includes the contributions of nature at the UN Statistical Commission.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ashley Benson: I keep my relationships private
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Actress Ashley Benson is not someone who likes to reveal details about her personal life. The "Pretty Little Liars" star says this helps in protecting one's relationship.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gwyneth Paltrow's Insta wish for hubby on his 50th birthday
New York, March 2 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram to wish her husband, filmmaker Brad Falchuk, on his 50th birthday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Did John Mayer respond to Taylor Swift fans trolling him?
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Singer-songwriter John Mayer's quirky new video seems to be a reply to fans of his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift, who tried to troll him on Tik Tok.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Alec Baldwin slams trolls commenting on his wife's pregnancy
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor-filmmaker Alec Baldwin lost his cool when social media followers made nasty comments on his post of wife Hilaria Baldwin's announcing their newborn baby.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
New Pixstory app offers troll free space with 'Truth Filter'
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Amid the global call to make social media experience safer and richer, a team of former journalists and academics has launched Pixstory, an experimental and revolutionary new social media app.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Technology
Microsoft Teams to get end to end encryption, Reporter mode
San Francisco, March 2 (IANS) To address customers' security and compliance requirements, Microsoft Teams will soon support end-to-end encryption for one-to-one Microsoft Teams calls, providing an additional option for conducting sensitive online conversations, the company announced on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mobile use can change how kids see the world
New York, March 2 (IANS) It appears that the use of digital devices changes how children perceive the world as a new study has found that pre-schoolers who frequently use tablet or mobile devices often tend to miss the forest for the trees.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
3rd hockey match: Germany women beat India 2-0
Dusseldorf, March 2 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team once again impressed in defence but couldn't stop Germany from winning their third consecutive game in the four-match series here in Dusseldorf on Tuesday. World no. 3 Germany won by a 2-0 margin through goals from Sonja Zimmermann (26th) and Franzisca Hauke (42th).
2021-03-02
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Alcohol sales rose during early pandemic phase
New York, March 2 (IANS) In a finding that shows that the pandemic may also have harmful indirect consequences, a new study has found that alcohol and tobacco sales in the US rose during the early months of Covid-19.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Huawei AppGallery now has over 530mn active users
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei has revealed that it now has over 530 million active monthly users, reporting an 83 per cent yearly increase in in-app distribution, reaching 384 billion installs in 2020.
2021-03-02
Category: International, China,Technology
Bipasha Basu goes cycling in black bikini
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu says she loves cycling. The actress has posted a video that sees her cycling in Maldives. In the Instagram clip, she rides her wheels in a black bikini paired with a hot pink bottom and a black cover up.
2021-03-02
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Demi Lovato celebrates her body: 'I am full of peace'
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) American singer-songwriter Demi Lovato took to Instagram and told her fans that she is celebrating her body.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BOE showcases 360-degree display for foldable phones
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Chinese display maker BOE has unveiled the world's first flexible display that folds up to 360 degrees.
2021-03-02
Category: International, China,Technology
Will Smith will 'consider' running for President in future
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Hollywood star Will Smith sees himself running for American President some day. Speaking to filmmaker Jon Favreau for a podcast, the actor spoke about many things including his dream of running for POTUS in the future.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Jennifer Garner: This has been such a bad year for moms
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Last year's quarantine and lockdown stretch wasn't easy, especially for mothers, asserts Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Garner, who is a mother to three kids.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Indira Varma in Star Wars spin-off show 'Obi Wan Kenobi'
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) British-Indian actress Indira Varma has been cast in the upcoming show, Obi Wan Kenobi, a spin-off of the Star Wars film Franchise. The 47-year-old actress joins Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen who are set to reprise their Star War roles of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader respectively.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
1st Test: Muzarabani bags 4 wkts as Zim dismiss Afg for 131
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS) Pace bowler Blessing Muzarabani took four wickets as Zimbabawe dismissed Afghanistan for 131 in the first Test at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday. Zimbabwe's fast bowlers made the most of the pacer-friendly conditions on offer as Muzarabani, Victor Nyauchi and Donald Tiripano took eight wickets between them.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Amazon manager alleges race bias at workplace
San Francisco, March 2 (IANS) A senior-level manager at Amazon has filed a lawsuit against the tech giant, alleging race and gender discrimination at the workplace.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung erupts again
Jakarta, March 2 (IANS) Mount Sinabung located on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Tuesday, spewing ash clouds as high as 5,000 metres into the sky.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Japan arrests 2 men linked to Ghosn escape
Tokyo, March 2 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Tuesday arrested two American men who are suspected of helping ousted Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape to Lebanon in 2019 while on bail.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Massive fire breaks out in Nepal town
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) A massive fire broke out on Tuesday Dobhan Bazaar, a small town in Nepal's Taplejung district, and has gutted around 40 houses.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls freed
Abuja, March 2 (IANS) Hundreds of girls who were kidnapped from a boarding school in Nigeria's Zamfara state last week, have been released, a local official confirmed on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
Mary Kom, Panghal one win away from medal in Spain
Castellon (Spain), March 2 (IANS) Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51 kg) and World Championship silver medallist Amit Panghal (52 kg) are both one win away from securing a medal at the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain after they were drawn in the quarterfinals of the tournament.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Pak issues fresh travel advisory
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan issued a fresh travel advisory under which the categorised country list concerning inbound travel has been amended, the media reported on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Vaccine acceptance high among Indian women
New York, March 2 (IANS) AS India has started rolling out the next phase of its Covid-19 vaccination drive for people above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities, a new survey by Harvard researchers has found that vaccine acceptance among women in India is among the highest in the world.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Pak Senate polls to be held as per past practice
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that the Senate polls scheduled to take place on Wednesday will be held according to the "Constitution and law as per past practice".
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Landmine blast in Pakistan kills 2 kids
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) A landmine blast killed two children in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police officials said on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Miguel Cardona confirmed as US Education Secy
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US Senate has voted to confirm Miguel Cardona, a former public school teacher, as the country's new Secretary of Education.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trumps received Covid vax before leaving WH
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump were administered coronavirus vaccines in private before they departed the White House in January, according to a media report.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
1st UAE ambassador arrives in Israel
Tel Aviv, March 2 (IANS) Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja, the first ever Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Israel, has arrived to begin his term, about six months after the two countries established official ties.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Israel,Politics
More screen time linked to binge eating in kids
New York, March 2 (IANS) Children who spend a lot of time on social media platforms or watching TV at ages 9-10 are more likely to develop binge-eating disorder one year later, new research has found.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
'Mexico faces fragile economic recovery'
Mexico City, March 2 (IANS) Mexico's economy is facing a "fragile and hesitant" recovery amid signs of weakness in the manufacturing and service sectors, it was revealed
2021-03-02
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Myanmar journalist arrested by military
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) A journalist working for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) was arrested by the military after being roughed up over his reports of the crackdown last weekend in Myanmar, in which 19 people died.
2021-03-02
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Italy's Covid infection rate inches higher
Rome, March 2 (IANS) Italy's Covid-19 infection rate has started to increase over the last week for the first time since December 2020, as the head of the country's coronavirus task force was sacked and other health experts called for greater diligence from the public.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Foldable iPhone with 8-inch display in works
San Francisco, March 2 (IANS) Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is planning to launch its foldable iPhone soon and now Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that the company may launch a device with a 7.5-8-inch display in 2023.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Germany urged to be carbon-neutral by 2040
Berlin, March 2 (IANS) In the run-up to the German federal elections later this year, around 140 aid and climate organisations have urged all the competing political parties to significantly raise the country's climate targets, the Climate Alliance said.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Germany,Environment/Wildlife
Hamas welcomes Abbas' decree to form electoral court
Gaza, March 2 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement, ruling faction of the Gaza Strip, has welcomed a decree issued by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to form an electoral court ahead of the general elections as "a positive step toward the right direction".
2021-03-02
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Biden appoints Indian-American Director of WH Military Office
New York, March 2 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American Maju Varghese, who was the Chief Operating Officer of his campaign, as his deputy assistant and Director of the White House Military Office.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Armenian PM says ready to hold snap polls
Yerevan, March 2 (IANS) Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said the ruling party is ready for snap elections if Parliament approves it.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
Bank of Ireland to close 103 branches
Dublin, March 2 (IANS) Bank of Ireland has confirmed that it will close 103 branches in Ireland and Northern Ireland starting from September onwards.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
iPhone 12 MagSafe battery to feature reverse charging
San Francisco, March 2 (IANS) Apple is reportedly working on two MagSafe battery pack models for iPhone 12 and one version of the battery pack is expected to feature reverse charging support.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US airstrikes in Syria killed 1 militia
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The Pentagon has announced that US airstrikes in eastern Syria last week killed one militia member and injured two others.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Primary, secondary schools in Ireland reopen
Dublin, March 2 (IANS) Primary and secondary schools in Ireland have reopened as scheduled under a phased plan previously announced by the government.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Ireland,Education,Politics