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IAF gifts 1971 war helicopter to Bangladesh, gets F-86 fighter as return gift

Dhaka (Bangladesh): Commemorating 50 years of defeating Pakistan in the 1971 war, Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) and got a legacy F-86 Sabre aircraft as a return…

Tiger Woods in hospital after ‘major’ car crash, undergoes surgery for multiple leg injuries

Los Angeles: Golf legend Tiger Woods is currently “awake, responsive and recovering” after surviving a serious car accident in the Los Angeles suburbs on Tuesday morning, said Indian-American doctor Anish Mahajan, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and interim CEO at…

COVID antibodies are transferred from pregnant women to their babies

Washington: The findings of a recent study suggested that antibodies that help in guarding against the COVID-19 virus are transferred from mothers to their babies while in the womb. This discovery, published in the ‘American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology’,…

Italian ambassador killed in Congo while in UN convoy

Kinshasa (Congo): The Italian ambassador to Congo and an Italian carabineri police officer were killed Monday during an attack on a UN convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups, the Foreign Ministry and local people said.…

UN thanks India for offering 200,000 COVID vaccine doses for UN Peacekeepers

New York: United Nations on Saturday thanked India for offering 200,000 COVID vaccine doses for UN Peacekeepers and appreciated efforts to strengthen COVAX Facility for ensuring equitable access to vaccines for all. “India has been a global leader in pandemic…

United Airlines flight lands safely at Denver airport after engine failure

Colorado: United Airlines on Sunday confirmed that it’s Flight UA328 safely returned to Denver after experiencing a significant uncontained engine failure. “United Flight 328 safely returned to Denver after experiencing a significant uncontained engine failure. There were no injuries on…

NASA’s Perseverance rover sends sneak peek of Mars landing

California: Less than a day after NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars, engineers and scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California were working hard, awaiting the next transmissions from Perseverance. As…

Study reveals increasing depression, anxiety, loneliness in college students

Boston (Massachusetts): A survey by a Boston University researcher of nearly 33,000 college students across the country reveals the prevalence of depression and anxiety in young people continues to increase, now reaching its highest levels. The study also states that…

Prince Harry, Meghan not to return to royal duties

London (UK): Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, informed Queen Elizabeth II that they will not be returning as working members of the British royal family, Buckingham Palace announced Friday. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex…

Sri Lanka has become Chinese colony, says ex-President Kumaratunga

Colombo (Sri Lanka): Sri Lanka has become a colony of China and trade unionists and others, who vehemently opposed a recent deal with India, but have not said a word in protest against Beijing making inroads in the island nation,…

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