Not Only Patels, 3 Other Families Who Attempted To Enter US Found Missing: Report

Not Only Patels, 3 Other Families Who Attempted To Enter US Found Missing: Report

The local agent would take large sums of money in return for an entry to the US (Image: Shutterstock) Reports by news agencies revealed that a large human trafficking racket was operating from the village in Gujarat where the Patels hailed from News18.com Last Updated:January 25, 2022, 09:37 IST FOLLOW US ON: The investigation into […]

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US Carriers in South China Sea, Taiwan Reports Further Chinese Incursion

US Carriers in South China Sea, Taiwan Reports Further Chinese Incursion

Two US aircraft carrier groups have entered the disputed South China Sea for training, the Department of Defense said on Monday as Taiwan reported a new Chinese air force incursion at the top of the waterway including a fearsome new electronic warfare jet. The South China Sea and self-governing Taiwan are two of China’s most […]

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EXPLAINED: Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short; Situation Going From Bad To Worse

EXPLAINED: Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short; Situation Going From Bad To Worse

As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan is getting worse. Freezing temperatures are compounding misery from the downward spiral that has come with the fall of the US-backed government and the Taliban takeover. Aid groups and international agencies estimate about 23 million people, more than half the country, face severe hunger and nearly 9 […]

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US Advises Citizens Against Travel to Russia: State Dept

US Advises Citizens Against Travel to Russia: State Dept

The US State Department issued a travel advisory on Sunday warning Americans not to travel to Russia due to mounting tensions on the border with Ukraine.  “Do not travel to Russia due to ongoing tension along the border with Ukraine,” a statement said, adding Americans could also face “harassment” and that the embassy would have […]

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Airbnb Offers Isolated Getaways for Safe Travelling During Covid-19 Pandemic

Airbnb Offers Isolated Getaways for Safe Travelling During Covid-19 Pandemic

Tourism has certainly taken a hit during the last two years due to the coronavirus pandemic. With the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, many hotel reservations have seen cancellations. But if you have been consumed by wanderlust for far too long, renting a wooden cabin far away from the crowd might be your best option. […]

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US Hospitalisations Skyrocket in Kids Too Young for Covid-19 Shots

Covid-19 Booster Jab Gives 90% Efficacy Against Severe Omicron: CDC Study

Covid-19 vaccines and boosters continued to have very high efficacy against severe outcomes during the Omicron wave of the virus, a large real-world study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed Friday. The paper evaluated data from more than 300,000 visits to emergency departments, urgent care clinics, and hospitalizations across 10 […]

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Big Tech: New Step to Curb Firms’ Power Advanced by US Senate Panel

New Step to Curb Tech Giants’ Power Advanced by US Senate Panel

The US Congress has taken a new step toward reining in the market dominance of Big Tech companies. Bipartisan legislation advanced by a Senate panel would bar the dominant online platforms from favouring their own goods and services over those of rivals. It could, for example, prevent Amazon from steering consumers to its own brands […]

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US House Bill on Chip Investment, China Competitiveness Coming Soon: Nancy Pelosi

US House Bill on Chip Investment Coming Soon: Nancy Pelosi

The US House of Representatives will soon introduce a bill to increase US competitiveness with China and boost federal spending on semiconductors, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday as the Biden administration seeks to boost domestic chip production. “The House will soon introduce its competitiveness bill,” she said in a note to Democratic colleagues. The […]

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US Suspends 44 Passenger Flights to China Operated by Chinese Carriers

US Suspends 44 Passenger Flights to China Operated by Chinese Carriers

The United States announced Friday that it was suspending 44 Chinese passenger flights from America to the Asian giant in response to restrictive moves by Beijing on US carriers under its Covid-19 protocols. China maintains strict controls over border entry including slashed flights and a “circuit breaker” policy where routes are halted if too many […]

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Foreign Carmakers Showing Interest in Ford Plant: Tamil Nadu Industries Minister

Ford Recalls 200,000 Cars in the US Because of Faulty Brake Lights

Ford is recalling about 200,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a problem that can stop the brake lights from turning off. The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars as well as some 2015 Mustangs. All were sold or registered in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South […]

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