December 01, 2021 02:04 (IST)
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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

Can the world's first living robots reproduce ?

Washington/UNI: After creating the world’s first living robots, the United States-based scientists said these robots -- known as Xenobots -- can now reproduce in a way different from any plant or animal.

US hails South Africa for quick, transparent response to emergence of Omicron strain

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has thanked South Africa for a swift and transparent approach to the emergence of the new, Omicron, variant of the coronavirus, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.

Joe Biden orders travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other nations

Washington/UNI: US President Joe Biden has ordered additional air travel restrictions from South Africa and seven other countries, as a new COVID-19 variant, called B.1.1.529, emerged from the country.

Three people wounded in shooting at mall in US state of North Carolina: Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Three people sustained gunshot wounds in a shooting at a shopping center in the US state of North Carolina, CBS 17 reported.

US puts Chinese firms helping military on trade blacklist, China criticizes decision

Washington, DC/IBNS: Amid growing tensions between Beijing and Washington over the status of Taiwan and trade issues, the United States has put a dozen Chinese companies on its trade blacklist for national security and foreign policy concerns, according to reports.

Wisconsin parade attack: Suspect charged with first degree intentional homicide

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: A suspect in the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedy, Darrel Brooks, has been charged with five counts of first degree intentional homicide, with a sixth to be added, and faces up to life imprisonment for each.

Waukesha: Five people killed, over 40 injured as SUV hits parade

Waukesha: As many as five people died as a car ploughed into a parade in the US state of Wisconsin, police said.

Waukesha Police confirm more than 20 people struck by car at holiday parade, several feared killed

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Several people were killed and over 20 people, including a dozen children, were injured when a car plowed into the Waukesha Holiday Parade in Wisconsin, local police and fire authorities confirmed.

Three people injured at US's Atlanta Airport when firearm gets discharged accidentally: TSA

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: At least three people were injured when a passenger accidentally discharged a firearm at the Atlanta Airport, the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said.

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

Heavy rain in Canada's BC leads to flooding, evacuation of communities

Victoria (B.C.)/IBNS: Relentless rain in Canada's southern British Columbia (BC) on Monday caused the entire city and major highways to be washed away leaving many communities cut off from the rest of the province.

Myanmar pardons, deports American journalist Danny Fenster

Naypyidaw/UNI: The military government of Myanmar pardoned and released the American journalist Danny Fenster on Monday, days after his conviction on Nov 12 on charges of violating visa laws and unlawful association.