Canada Reveals Plan For International Travel Vaccine Passport

October 22, 2021 6:18 pm

The fully vaccinated Canadians will soon be able to download a vaccine passport that will facilitate international travel. They will now have to show a provincially issued vaccine passport with a machine-readable QR code and the familiar Canada wordmark with a maple leaf while travelling abroad or boarding trains. The officials said that they are […]

Schools Shut, Flights Cancelled As Covid Flares Up In China Again

October 22, 2021 2:18 am

BEIJING: Covid seems to back again with full force, knocking on our doors. On Thursday, October 20, 2021, authorities in China cancelled hundreds of flights, shut schools and ramped up mass testing to try and stamp out a new Covid-19 outbreak linked to a group of tourists.Beijing has maintained a relentless zero-Covid approach with strict border […]

Facebook Likely To Launch Itself In Metaverse Orbit With New Name

October 22, 2021 12:39 pm

Much in the same way as Google did with “Alphabet”, Facebook is planning it’s journey towards becoming metaverse with different name where Facebook would be just one product along with many products such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and more under a parent company. The idea signals the tech giant’s ambition to be known for more […]

Gautam Adani Meets UK PM Boris Johnson, Commits $70 Billion For Clean Energy

October 20, 2021 2:27 pm

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani met UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday at the Global Investment Summit and said his group will commit $70 billion to energy transition via solar and others. Expressing his gratitude after meeting Johnson, Mr Adani said: “Honoured to meet UK PM Boris Johnson at the Global Investment Summit.” Calling […]

Can Adanis Turn Ahmedabad Airport Into One Of The World’s Best?

October 19, 2021 5:20 pm

Now that the Adani group has taken over six airports from the Airport Authority on India (AAI) and the Mumbai Airport from the GVK Group, everybody is waiting to see how these airports will be upgraded under the new management. Of particular interest will be Ahmedabad, which is the Adani group’s hometown. Enquiries by VOI […]

Apple’s 2021 Upgrades Knew No Boundaries, Everything You Need To Know

October 19, 2021 4:13 pm

After launching iPhone 13 series along with iPad, iPad mini and Watch Series 7 on September 14, Apple hosted ‘Unleashed event’- second event in two months with new upgrades in MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and AirPods 3. The event was livestreamed on Apple’s official YouTube channel from Cupertino headquarters on October 18, 10:30 pm (IST). […]

ISKCON Devotees Likely To Protest In 150 Countries On October 23

October 19, 2021 1:42 pm

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has led protests in India against the attacks on the minority Hindu community in Bangladesh, said that it was planning to hold a day-long global protest on October 23 to further raise its voice against the violence targeting Hindus in the neighbouring country. Read: Minorities Call For Countrywide […]

Minorities Call For Countrywide Hunger Strike In Bangladesh After ISKCON Temple Vandalization

October 17, 2021 10:11 pm

After the vandalization of a Hindu temple during Durga Puja celebrations in Noakhali, Bangladesh by unidentified majority groups, a minority group announces a countrywide hunger strike. Hindu temples and shops in Feni have been vandalized and burglarized during new conflicts on Saturday that broke out after an assault on demonstrators who were protesting the assaults […]

ISKCON Devotees Sing Bhajan And Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

October 17, 2021 6:51 pm

ISKCON devotees in Kolkata sing ‘bhajan’ and protests outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission following the incident where an ISKCON temple in Bangladesh was vandalised and a devotee was killed by a mob.  Vice-President of ISKCON, Kolkata, Radharaman Das condemned the attack on the ISKCON temple in Bangladesh and urged Prime Minister Modi to hold talks […]

Bangladesh: ISCON Temple Vandalised, One Killed

October 16, 2021 4:47 pm

A mob allegedly attacked the ISKCON temple in Bangladesh’s Noakhali district, killing a temple member, as per the community. The official Twitter handle of the Bangladesh ISKCON community said, “We are saddened to share the news of Parth Das, a member of ISKCON, who was brutally murdered by a mob of more than 200 people […]

Fully vaccinated Indians can travel to USA from Nov 8

October 15, 2021 9:49 pm

Indians waiting to visit the US, start packing your bags this November. The United States announced that foreign travellers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 including Indian travellers to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from foreign nationals travelling internationally to the country. “The US’ new travel policy that requires vaccination for foreign national travellers to […]

Global Hunger Index: India Ranks 101, Behind Pak, Nepal, Bangladesh

October 16, 2021 12:09 pm

India ranked 101 out of 116 countries in the 2021 Global Hunger Index – its rank fell from 94 the last year 2020. The country was also behind its neighbours Pakistan (ranked at 92 position), Nepal(ranked at 76 position) and Bangladesh. This year, the report accessed data from 135 countries however evaluated only 116 of […]

60 Canadians In Clench Of Mysterious Brain Syndrome

October 12, 2021 7:19 pm

The world has been reeling with a pandemic for the past year, and it seems that health-related crises are here to stay.  In a Canadian territory in Montreal, 60 individuals are hit with a  blend of symptoms which includes insomnia, impaired motor function, and hallucinations such as visions of the dead. A few conspiracy theories […]

Enjoy Today As Dropping Oxygen Will Eventually Suffocate Life On Earth

October 11, 2021 12:21 pm

Today life is flourishing on our oxygen-rich planet, but Earth wasn’t always that way – and scientists have predicted that, in the future, the atmosphere will revert back to one that’s rich in methane and low in oxygen. This probably won’t happen for another billion years or so. But when the change comes, it’s going […]

Bosnian Man Builds Rotating House For His Wife

October 10, 2021 6:46 pm

Taking the saying, ‘Your wish, my command’ to another level, a Bosnian self-taught innovator has built a rotating house for his better half who had wanted an expanded view from their family house. Tired of the frequent refurbishing of the house Vojin Kusic, 72, decided to build a rotating house for his wife to have […]

This World Post Day, Know About 10 Rarest Stamps

October 9, 2021 8:03 pm

World Postal Day is celebrated every year on 9 October. This year’s theme of World Post Day is Innovate to Recover. People relied on the postal services during the lockdown that was imposed due to the covid-19 breakout. Hence, this year’s theme is to encourage more people to use the postal and gather ideas for […]

Looking Forward To Receiving Vaccines From India: Columbian Envoy

October 9, 2021 1:34 pm

Colombian Ambassador to India Mariana Pacheco on Saturday said that her country is looking forward to receiving vaccines from India. “We met with Indian pharmaceutical, biotech companies not only to explore the transfer of technology but also purchase in bulk vaccines not only of Covid but all other vaccines including malaria. We also look forward […]

50 Dead In Afghanistan’s Kunduz Mosque Blast

October 8, 2021 5:59 pm

A blast has torn through a mosque in Afghanistan’s northeastern city of Kunduz during Friday prayers, causing multiple deaths, according to the Taliban. “This afternoon, an explosion took place in a mosque of our Shia compatriots … as a result of which a number of our compatriots were martyred and wounded,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid […]

Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov Win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

October 8, 2021 5:27 pm

The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia for their fight for freedom of expression in their countries. The pair were honoured “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace,” said the chairwoman of […]

Tesla To Move Its Headquarters From California To Texas

October 13, 2021 12:03 pm

Making an announcement in Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday, Elon Musk informed that Tesla will move its headquarters from Palo Alto, California to Austin Texas. Tesla in California benefitted from considerable incentives for electric-vehicle buyers and green-energy initiatives apart from being in vicinity of Stanford University and Silicon Valley location near other technology giants like […]