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New Covid strain found in Sri Lanka can remain airborne for nearly 60 minutes

A new coronavirus strain that is airborne and more potent than all those found previously in Sri Lanka has been discovered in the island nation, according to a top immunologist based in Colombo. The variant, which is highly transmissible, can remain airborne for nearly an hour and is spreading fast, Neelika Malavige, the head of […]


UFC Fight Night Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson

The UFC Fight Night main event was delivered on late notice — and so was its headliner, Marina Rodriguez. After issues getting a visa and 20 hours of travel, Rodriguez finally arrived in the United States on Thursday morning. The Brazil native will meet Michelle Waterson in the main event on Saturday in Las Vegas. […]


Sadiq Khan 'humbled' by re-election

Labour’s Sadiq Khan wins a second term as London mayor, pledging to “help build a better and brighter future”. Source link

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Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif stopped from flying abroad despite court order: PML-N

Pakistan’s opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif (File photo) LAHORE: Pakistan’s opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif was on Saturday barred from flying to the UK by the country’s top investigation agency though a top court in Lahore allowed him to seek medical treatment abroad, his party spokesperson said. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said, Shahbaz was […]


Short-handed New York Rangers end rollercoaster week with surprising win in season finale

BOSTON — Mika Zibanejad had two goals and Pavel Buchnevich had three assists, as the weary New York Rangers, short-handed after a rollercoaster week on and off the ice, outlasted the Boston Bruins, 5-4, in the season finale for the road team Saturday. K’Andre Miller, Alexis Lafreniere and Vitali Kravtsov also scored for the Rangers, […]


Election results 2021: PM calls devolution summit after SNP victory

Hailing her party’s “historic and extraordinary” fourth election win on Saturday, Ms Sturgeon said voters in Scotland had backed a “progressive, inclusive, outward-looking vision” but faced “many more years of right-wing Brexit-obsessed Tory governments that we don’t vote for”. Source link

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Dozens Injured In New Jerusalem Clashes

The Palestinian Red Crescent reported 53 people were injured in Saturday’s clashes in Jerusalem. Jerusalem: Dozens more people were injured Saturday as Israeli police fired water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse Palestinian protesters in annexed east Jerusalem, a day after fierce clashes at the city’s Al-Aqsa mosque. The fresh violence, a day after more […]


India, EU agree to boost ties in digital, energy, transport and people-to-people programmes

NEW DELHI: To strengthen their relationship, India and the European Union on Saturday agreed to advance the implementation of the actions set out in the EU-India Roadmap 2025 and foster new synergies to jointly contribute to a safer, greener, cleaner, more digital, resilient and stable world. To boost the partnership, India and the EU have […]


Attention! WhatsApp Will Still Lose Functionality If You Don’t Accept Updated Terms of Service

It was reported yesterday that WhatsApp has scrapped its May 15 deadline for users to accept its controversial privacy policy update and said not accepting the terms will not lead to deletion of accounts on May 15. This came after WhatsApp faced severe backlash over user concerns that data was being shared with parent company […]


F1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda unsure he’s getting the same car as AlphaTauri teammate Pierre Gasly

Formula One rookie Yuki Tsunoda questioned whether AlphaTauri is giving him the same car as teammate Pierre Gasly after a frustrating qualifying session Saturday for the Spanish Grand Prix. Tsunoda was broadcast cursing on his car radio after being eliminated from the opening segment of qualifying, saying “I cannot believe this car”. He will start […]