Fully vaccinated people not required to wear masks in US; Biden calls it great milestone

Fully vaccinated people not required to wear masks in US; Biden calls it great milestone

Washington: In the biggest indication that the United States is fast returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks. The recommendation holds true for both indoors and outdoors, the CDC said. Following the announcement on Thursday, President Joe Biden […]

Large quakes spark Pacific-wide tsunami alerts

Large quakes spark Pacific-wide tsunami alerts

Port Vila: Tsunami sirens rang out in coastal communities across the South Pacific Friday, as a cluster of powerful earthquakes triggered warnings for tens of thousands of residents to rush to higher ground. Tsunami alerts were issued in countries as far apart as Peru and Australia, after a trio of large quakes measuring 7.4, 7.3 and 8.1, […]

NASA Mars Rover Perseverance Makes Historic Landing on Red Planet, Shares First Photo

NASA Mars Rover Perseverance Makes Historic Landing on Red Planet, Shares First Photo

NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance is one step ahead of Elon Musk when it comes to getting to the red planet, which it called it’s ‘forever home.’ Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology laboratory ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday and landed safely on the floor of a vast crater, its […]

Indonesian plane with 62 people on board suspected to have crashed into sea

Indonesian plane with 62 people on board suspected to have crashed into sea

Jakarta: An Indonesian budget airline plane with 62 people on board is suspected to have crashed into the sea shortly after the Boeing 737 took off from Jakarta airport on Saturday, authorities said. Flight tracking data showed the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 plunged into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international […]

US House Democrats to introduce Impeachment legislation against Trump on Monday

US House Democrats to introduce Impeachment legislation against Trump on Monday

Washington: Democrats in the US House of Representatives will introduce legislation on Monday urging the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Representative Ted Lieu said on Saturday. In a tweet, Lieu, who was an active participant in the December 2019 House impeachment of Trump that ultimately failed in the Senate, said there were now 180 co-sponsors […]

Football legend Diego Maradona no more

Football legend Diego Maradona no more

Football legend Diego Maradona died after a cardiac arrest. He was 60. The Argentinian football legend had a heart attack at his home just two weeks after leaving hospital where he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain. Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World […]