Daily Archives: February 3, 2021

Euro economy burdened by pandemic, seen lagging US and China

Frankfurt (Germany), Feb 2 (AP) The European economy shrank 0.7 per cent in the last three months of 2020 as businesses were hit by...

Rohingya refugees fear returning to Myanmar after coup

Dhaka, Feb 2 (AP) Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in camps in Bangladesh condemned the military coup in their homeland and said it makes...

Police: 6 killed at Oklahoma home, person taken into custody

Muskogee (US), Feb 2 (AP) Six people were killed early Tuesday in Oklahoma, including five children, and a person with a gun was taken...

Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine shows over 91 per cent efficacy in phase 3 trial: Lancet...

Moscow, Feb 2 (PTI) Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 has shown 91.6 per cent efficacy in the phase 3 trial without any serious...

Four Indians arrested for illegally sending Nepali labourers to Canada

Kathmandu, Feb 2 (PTI) Four Indians, including three women, have been arrested in Nepal for allegedly sending Nepali labourers to Canada for jobs illegally...

Biden to sign executive orders to review Trump’s policies on legal immigration

Washington, Feb 2 (PTI) US President Joe Biden will sign three executive orders on Tuesday on immigration, including creating a task force to reunify...

15 killed in bus accident in Pakistan

Karachi, Feb 2 (PTI) At least 15 people, including five women and three children, were killed and 10 others seriously hurt in Pakistan's Balochistan...

Indian-American scientist Bhavya Lal appointed Acting Chief of Staff of NASA

Washington, Feb 2 (PTI) Bhavya Lal, the Indian-American scientist who oversaw NASA's transition under President Joe Biden's administration, has been appointed as the Acting...

Google antes up USD 2.6M to settle pay, job discrimination case

San Ramon (California), Feb 2 (AP) Google will pay USD 2.6 million to more than 5,500 employees and past job applicants to resolve allegations...