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Bangladeshi writer Tasleema Nasreen criticizes Malala for marrying Pakistani guy

Bangladeshi writer and feminist Tasleema Nasreen have criticized Noble laureate Malala Yousafzai for marrying a Pakistani guy instead of an oxford man at the age of 24. Recently, after Malala had announced to tie a knot with Asser Malik, Tasleema Nasreen

United States sues Uber for charging high rates from disabled persons

WASHINGTON: The United States Justice Department had issued notice to Uber, an American mobility service provider for charging higher rates for disabled persons. The allegations were put against Uber for overcharging passengers with disabilities. According to the statement on the

‘We are sinking’ Tuvalu’s minister gives his speech at UN standing knee-deep in seawater

GLASGOW: Tuvalu, a country in Oceania’s minister has presented his speech in a video address to the United Nations climate summit standing in knee-deep seawater. In the video address, Simon Kofe tells delegates that, “climate change and sea-level rises are

China bans Taiwan’s top officials from entering mainland

BEIJING: China has banned Taiwan’s top officials from entering the mainland, as it vows to show no mercy for country’s independence ‘diehards’. The Taiwan Affairs office in China had warned that the mainland would pursue criminal responsibility for Taiwan independence

Unexpected radio signals indicate presence of hidden planets: Study

NETHERLANDS: A study conduct has indicated the presence of hidden planets through unexpected radio signals. By using the world’s most powerful antenna, scientists have discovered the presence of hidden planets through blasting out stars radio waves. Situated in the Netherlands,

Facebook plans to connect one billion people with its new infrastructure

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has unveiled its plans to connect the next one billion people to the internet with its new infrastructure and connectivity tools installation. With fast and affordable internet service, Facebook disclosed that since 2013 the company has managed

Protestor disrupts Luis Vuitton’s fashion show in Paris

PARIS: A protestor has disrupted Luis Vuitton’s ongoing fashion show, carrying a Climate Change sign condemning the overconsumption impacts on environment. During the Luis Vuitton’s fashion show a protestor landed on the walking ramp suddenly from nowhere carrying a climate

70 million users join Telegram during Facebook and Whatsapp outage

Facebook and Whatsapp outage resulted into profit of 70 million users to telegram in one day. Reportedly, On Monday the global outage of most popular social media apps left millions struck, where on one hand it left Facebook’s founder lose

Scientists discover rain in ultra hot Jupiter

Toronto: An extremely hot planet, known to be Ultra hot Jupiter where it rains iron, discovered by scientists. Research made by an international team at Cornell University, University of Toronto and Queens University Belfast reported that, there is a place

Our world needs more people like Abdul Sattar Edhi: Samina Peerzada

Veteran actress Samina Peerzada has expressed sorrow by remembering Abdul Sattar Edhi and wished if he was still alive in this pandemic situation. While remembering Abdul Sattar Edhi, a famous social activist, the actress took to Twitter and wrote that

1 in 3 women experience physical or sexual violence: UN

NEW YORK: Nearly one in three women worldwide is subjected to physical or sexual violence during her lifetime as the pervasive criminal behaviour increased during the coronavirus pandemic. This was stated in a new report by the World Health Organization

UN warns 2021 shaping up to be a humanitarian catastrophe

NEW YORK: Next year is shaping up to be a humanitarian catastrophe and rich countries must not trample poor countries in a “stampede for vaccines” to combat the coronavirus pandemic, top officials told the UN General Assembly. World Food Programme

Global coronavirus cases rise by record half a million

WASHINGTON: Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 500,000 for the first time, a record one-day increase as many countries reported daily spikes. Global daily COVID-19 cases have risen by nearly 25 percent in less than two weeks as the

Coronavirus death toll hits grim 900,000 mark worldwide

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 27,738,845 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 901,868 lives. According to the latest data, 19,832,446 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Fallacy of the Muslim world

There is a guiding principle in global politics that nations do not have allies, they only have interests. This is being observed by the normalization of bilateral relations between Israel and UAE and soon other Arab countries. Both countries share

Worldwide coronavirus death toll rises to over 704,600

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 18,716,057 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 704,632 lives. The number of people infected with a coronavirus in the United States has risen to 4,918,420

Global COVID-19 death toll tops 652,000

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 16,418,885. The coronavirus pandemic has so far claimed over 652,256 lives. According to the latest data, 10,047,304 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

World facing surge in bankruptcies due to COVID-19: study

PARIS: A study conducted by trade insurance has stated that the government around the world is struggling to save companies battered by coronavirus lockdowns. “COVID-19 is creating an insolvency time bomb,” said the report by Euler Hermes, predicting a 35

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 12.6 million

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 12,625,860 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 562,820 lives. According to the latest data, 7,361,659 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Global coronavirus death toll tops 554,000

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 12,290,458 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 554,676 lives. According to the latest data, 7,114,068 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 11 million

WASHINGTON: Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million, marking another grim milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the number of cases

Total global confirmed coronavirus cases passes 9.9 million

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases has risen to 9,909,965 across the world and the pandemic so far claimed over 496,991 lives.  According to the latest data, 5,360,766 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United States

Global coronavirus death toll tops 428,300

WASHINGTON: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has reached 7,739,831 on Saturday. Around the world, the pandemic has killed more than 428,337 people. According to the latest data, 3,966,262 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Global coronavirus cases surpass 6.5 million

WASHINGTON: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has crossed 6.5 million today. Around the world, the pandemic has killed more than 388,041 people and infected over 6,573,585.  According to the latest data, 3,171,032 patients have recovered from the pandemic

Global deaths from COVID-19 pass 373,000

NEW YORK: Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than 6.2 million confirmed cases in 188 countries.  At least 6,267,657 confirmed cases worldwide have been reported with 373,961 deaths death since the pandemic began in China in

COVID-19 death toll tops 298,100 globally

WASHINGTON: The number of confirmed coronavirus around the world has killed more than 298,183 people and infected over 4,430,167. The United States has been the hardest-hit country, with 1,430,348 cases and 85,197 deaths. According to the latest data, 1,661,505 patients

Global coronavirus death toll jumps to 228,267

WASHINGTON: Around the world, the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 228,267 people and infected over 3,221,653. According to the latest data, nearly one million patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. In the United States, nearly 1,064,572 cases

Global coronavirus cases surge past 3,138,895

WASHINGTON: The death toll from the novel coronavirus has jumped to 218,010, infecting more than 3.1 million people globally. Around the world, the pandemic has infected more than 3,138,895 people and a number of 956,070 patients have recovered from the

World faces worst crisis since Great Depression: IMF chief

WASHINGTON: The global coronavirus pandemic has inflicted an economic crisis unlike any in the past century and will require a massive response to ensure recovery, said IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva. The International Monetary Fund expects global growth will turn sharply

Global trade will plunge by a third in 2020 amid pandemic: WTO

GENEVA: The World Trade Organisation has warned global trade growth is expected to plummet by up to a third in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “World trade is expected to fall by between 13 percent and 32 percent in