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Vaccine a good start to containing Covid-19, but no ‘silver bullet’, say healthcare experts

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 30 -- The government's announcement that it had successfully secured 12.8 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19's vaccine and a spot in the Covax Facility is definitely a good start in efforts to get back to normal life, healthcare experts said. They cautioned,...

Asteroid, nearly as big as Burj Khalifa, to fly by earth today

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India, Nov. 29 -- An asteroid named (153201) 2000 WO107, that is more than 800 metre high and over 500 metre wide - bigger than skyscraper Burj Khalifa - will barrel past earth on November 29 and will be closest to our planet at...

Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira talks about living by herself, says ‘it’s a nice feeling’, see pic

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India, Nov. 28 -- Actor Aamir Khan's daughter Ira is quite active on social media and routinely shares updates on her life. She took to Instagram Stories to post a picture of herself as she spoke about her home. Sharing a selfie, she wrote: "I...

UNICEF to transport 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to 92 countries in 2021

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Manila, Nov. 24 -- Nearly two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be transported to 92 countries worldwide in 2021, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday. UNICEF said it is working with major global airlines including the International Air Transport Association (IATA),...

JB businesses hoping for a better tomorrow once Singaporeans can cross over again

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JOHOR BARU, Nov. 24 -- It is no exaggeration to say most of the businesses here relied on customers from across the Causeway. Since the Malaysia-Singapore border closed in March this year, businesses in what is popularly known as the JB city centre have suffered. Before...

Anthony Blinken, likely secretary of state, is positive on US-India ties

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India, Nov. 23 -- US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anthony Blinken, a long-time national security and foreign policy expert who has been enthusiastic about ties with India and called China a "common challenge", as his secretary of state, US media reported. Jake...

Rise in Covid-19 cases leaves health experts divided on CMCO’s efficacy

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 23 -- The persistent spike in daily Covid-19 cases in the last two months has prompted health analysts to question if the renewal of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) has been effective in reining in the pandemic. Despite the consensus that...

Sushmita Sen is ‘unshakeable’ at 45 and this video from her ‘birthday tradition’ is proof | Watch

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India - "What is this behaviour, Sushmita?" is our first awestruck reaction after picking up our jaws from the floor that had instantly dropped on seeing the former Miss Universe's "birthday tradition" workout video. Turning 45 years old, Sushmita Sen looked as young, energetic...

Donald Trump and the Rule of Law

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By William Cooper Donald Trump has spent his adult life chasing real estate deals, younger women and television cameras. He has not been sitting in a law library pondering the nuances of America's constitutional order. When it comes to the rule of law, he simply does not know the rules. Take his assertion that his...

Analysis | India has rightly shunned RCEP for now

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India, Nov. 20 -- India's decision to stay out of the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, Asia's mega free-trade agreement (FTA), has been met both with a sense of approval and disappointment and divided economists on the issue. The RCEP is an FTA...
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