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Around the world, dogs are being trained to sniff out the coronavirus.

At Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, Labradors are being trained to sniff out Covid-19 in humans, as part of a global corps of dogs to be used to detect the virus. Preliminary studies, conducted in several countries, suggest that their detection rate may surpass that of the rapid antigen testing often used in airports and other […]

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Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pledges “Concrete Action” After Mass Indigenous Student Grave Found

“As a dad, I can’t imagine what it would feel like to have my kids taken away from me,” Justin Trudeau Ottawa, Canada: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday expressed Canada’s grief while pledging “concrete action” in support of indigenous communities after remains of 215 indigenous children were discovered at an old boarding school. “As […]


EPFO allows members to avail second Covid-19 advance

NEW DELHI: The gvernment on Monday said members of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation EPFO have been permitted to withdraw a second non-refundable Covid-19 advance from the pension fund in the light of the economic impact of the second wave of coronavirus. A provision for special withdrawal of EPFO funds was introduced by the government in […]


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New Delhi Reopens a Crack Amid Gloomy Economic Forecast for India

NEW DELHI — The Indian capital, which just weeks ago suffered the devastating force of the coronavirus, with tens of thousands of new infections daily and funeral pyres that burned day and night, is taking its first steps back toward normalcy. Officials on Monday reopened manufacturing and construction activity, allowing workers in those industries to […]

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Joe Biden honors war dead at Arlington, implores nation to heal

ARLINGTON: President Joe Biden honored America’s war dead at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the hallowed burial ground and extolling the sacrifices of the fallen for the pursuit of democracy, “the soul of America.” Biden invoked the iconic battles of history and joined them to the present as he […]


Groin injury leaves Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis questionable for Game 5 vs. Phoenix Suns

LOS ANGELES — Lakers forward Anthony Davis is questionable for Game 5 of L.A.’s first round series with the Phoenix Suns after an MRI on Monday confirmed a strained groin for the eight-time All-Star, coach Frank Vogel said. There’s pessimism surrounding Davis’ availability for Tuesday’s game, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A return for a […]

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Israel on Edge as Politicians Wrangle Over Coalition to Oust Netanyahu

To remain in office, the government might also need to retain the parliamentary support of Raam, the Arab Islamist party, which is seeking greater rights and resources for Palestinian citizens of Israel, who form about 20 percent of the population. For some, the leftist, centrist and Arab constituents of the putative new alliance would have […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Concerned Over Undeclared Iran Sites

Iran failed to answer questions about fourth site where natural uranium may have been present: UN agency Vienna: The UN nuclear watchdog Monday voiced concern that Iran had not clarified queries over possible undeclared nuclear activity, adding that its enriched uranium stockpile was 16 times over the limit. The two reports issued by the International […]


Degoo Offers 100GB Free Space, But Be Careful of Using it

Google Photos free storage is coming to an end later today, which means that from beyond midnight tonight (i.e from June 1), any amount of photos stored on Google Photos will count towards the total amount of storage you have available on your Google Drive cloud storage account. For users who have not subscribed for […]