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Google sued in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use

The Alphabet Inc unit is accused of surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they browse

The Hindu 3 Jun 2020 7:44 am

U.S. to ship first tranche of 100 donated ventilators to India next week: White House

Trump extended an invitation to Prime Minister Modi to attend the next G-7 Summit to be held in USA, said the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) in a statement

The Hindu 3 Jun 2020 6:51 am

Twitter names former Google CFO Pichette as chair, Kordestani to stay on

Pichette, who had been Twitter's lead independent director since the end of 2018, will replace Omid Kordestani in leading the directors as chairman

Business Standard 3 Jun 2020 6:21 am

Data | How badly are African-Americans affected by police brutality in the U.S.?

Close to 42 per million people of African-Americans were killed in police shootings between 2013 and 2019, the highest among all races

The Hindu 3 Jun 2020 2:48 am

Sri Lankas top court dismisses petitions challenging poll date

EC had fixed parliamentary elections to be held on April 25

The Hindu 2 Jun 2020 10:45 pm

Divided States of America

While the immediate trigger was George Floyds killing, what came out through the riots was the pent-up anger of thousands of Americans

The Hindu 2 Jun 2020 3:00 pm

George Floyd's death: Trump threatens to deploy military in U.S. cities to quell violence

I am your President of law and order, he says

The Hindu 2 Jun 2020 7:39 am

U.K. experienced sunniest month on record in May

The previous record was 265 hours of sunshine, set in June 1957

The Hindu 2 Jun 2020 6:54 am

Hong Kong bans Tiananmen vigil for first time in 30 years

Police cite the pandemic as reason for imposing restrictions

The Hindu 1 Jun 2020 9:49 pm

White House calls for law and order

Anti-fascist group Antifa was certainly behind violence, says spokesperson

The Hindu 1 Jun 2020 9:44 pm

Indian-American aerospace expert appointed General Atomics Chief Executive

We are pleased to announce that Dr Vivek Lall will assume the position of Chief Executive at General Atomics Global Corporation, effective immediately, GA said in a state

The Hindu 1 Jun 2020 7:57 am

China reports 16 new coronavirus cases vs 2 a day earlier

China reported 16 new coronavirus cases for May 31, the highest since May 11 and up from 2 cases reported a day earlier, the country's health commiss

The Hindu 1 Jun 2020 6:40 am

Trumps move will hurt U.S. more than China

Beijing slams decision on Hong Kong

The Hindu 31 May 2020 9:43 pm

Talks with U.S. futile, says new Iran Speaker

Ghalibaf vows revenge for leaders killing

The Hindu 31 May 2020 9:41 pm

Supporter turned antagonist: The problem posed by Oli

The Nepali PM, wooed by the U.S. and China, faces a hardened Indian stance

The Hindu 31 May 2020 5:47 pm

Amendment to formalise new map tabled in Nepal parliament

Crowds gather outside House; Indian envoy not allowed in

The Hindu 31 May 2020 4:55 pm

History in the making: SpaceX propels two NASA astronauts into orbit

With the liftoff, SpaceX became the first private company to launch people into orbit.

The Hindu 31 May 2020 6:46 am

Israeli police shoot dead unarmed Palestinian man

They suspected he was carrying a gun

The Hindu 30 May 2020 9:55 pm

Hong Kong officials protest U.S. move

President Trump ended citys special status for customs and travel purposes

The Hindu 30 May 2020 9:46 pm

George Floyd protests flare in U.S. cities

Arrest of ex-police officer fails to allay public anger; a 19-year-old protester shot dead in Detroit

The Hindu 30 May 2020 9:44 pm

Coronavirus | Russia records nearly 9,000 new virus cases

As many as 4,555 Russians have died of COVID-19 and 396,575 infections have been confirmed overall

The Hindu 30 May 2020 4:51 pm

Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis: officials

The military units would be deployed under the Insurrection Act of 1807, said a senior Pentagon official. The Act was last used in 1992 during the riots in Los Angeles th

The Hindu 30 May 2020 11:46 am

USFDA for recall of diabetes drug Metformin after tests find high levels of carcinogen

Regulator says it in contact with five firms to recommend they voluntarily recall their products

The Hindu 30 May 2020 8:43 am

U.S. records 1,225 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, says tally

The United States recorded 1,225 coronavirus deaths on Friday, bringing its total to 102,798 since the global pandemic began, according to a tally ke

The Hindu 30 May 2020 6:47 am

Coronavirus | Trump says terminating U.S. relationship with World Health Organization

The U.S. president said that the WHO had failed to make reforms to the organization that he had demanded earlier this month.

The Hindu 30 May 2020 1:53 am

Indonesians return to mosques, at a distance

The guidelines for worship facilities released by religious affairs minister Fachrul Razi on Friday change many traditions in mosques. Worshippers usually pray shoulder t

The Hindu 29 May 2020 1:50 pm

China says non-peaceful action on Taiwan is last resort

Li Zhanshu, who is also the head of China's parliament, said Beijing will never allow any force, in any way, to separate Taiwan from China.

The Hindu 29 May 2020 8:57 am

26 Bangladeshi migrants shot dead at smuggling warehouse in Libya

The government terms it as a revenge attack

The Hindu 29 May 2020 6:52 am

UAE schools welcome 3-minute lessons on Covid-19

Ministry clarifies that no new course material or subject has been introduced.

Khaleej Times 29 May 2020 6:35 am

No evidence that you can contract coronavirus twice: UAE experts

'New studies have suggested that some people remain Covid-19 positive for up to 30 days'

Khaleej Times 29 May 2020 6:35 am

China passes controversial Hong Kong law

It will empower Beijing to draft national security laws for the city; pro-democracy groups slam move.

The Hindu 28 May 2020 11:41 pm

Violent protests rock U.S. city for second night

Clashes broke out between police and protesters over the death of a black man in custody

The Hindu 28 May 2020 10:51 pm

14 Afghan officialskilled in Taliban attacks

First deadly assaults since end of truce

The Hindu 28 May 2020 10:46 pm

Pandemic may push 86 million more children into household poverty by the end of 2020

A study by UNICEF highlighted that without urgent action to protect families from the financial hardships, the total number of children living below the national poverty

The Hindu 28 May 2020 12:47 pm

Coronavirus | U.S. passes dire milestone of 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Unthinkable just a few months ago, the United States on Wednesday surpassed the grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths, as the pandemic tighten

The Hindu 28 May 2020 10:56 am

Coronavirus | South Korea virus cases make biggest jump in 50 days

It remains to be seen whether the recent spike in infections force back a phased reopening of schools, which had been a major accomplishment in the nations anti-virus cam

The Hindu 28 May 2020 9:56 am

European Union unveils 750 billion economy rescue plan

Bloc will borrow funds from the market and disburse them in loans and grants.

The Hindu 27 May 2020 10:53 pm

Trump offers to mediate or arbitrate between India and China

The U.S. President previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan, a proposal rejected by New Delhi which maintains that there is no role for any third party in

The Hindu 27 May 2020 5:52 pm

Watch | Global carbon pollution falls by 17%

A video on the biggest annual drop in carbon dioxide emissions in the world

The Hindu 27 May 2020 12:54 pm

Pakistan registers 1,446 new coronavirus cases; total count crosses 59,000-mark

The authorities have so far conducted 499,399 coronavirus tests, including 8,491 in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.

The Hindu 27 May 2020 12:48 pm

Brazil daily virus deaths again top 1,000

The country now has confirmed a total of 24,512 deaths, according to health ministry figures.

The Hindu 27 May 2020 7:42 am

Sri Lankan Minister Arumugan Thondaman passes away

He served in President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's government as Minister of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development.

The Hindu 26 May 2020 10:57 pm

Curfew lifted in Colombo after 2 months

Health authorities have issued guidelines for eateries, restaurants, salons, and other social gatherings

The Hindu 26 May 2020 10:54 pm

U.K. Minister quits to protest Johnson aides lockdown trip

Douglas Ross, a Minister for Scotland, quit in protest.

The Hindu 26 May 2020 10:49 pm

Hospital staff developed neutralising antibodies: study

Study shows they developed antibodies capable of neutralising SARS-CoV-2 virus

The Hindu 26 May 2020 10:47 pm

Airbus experts probe plane crash in Pakistan

Pakistan shares initial findings with the visiting 11-member team

The Hindu 26 May 2020 10:44 pm

Media group concerned over detention of media professionals in Bangladesh

SAMDEN also points to cases filed against reporters in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat

The Hindu 26 May 2020 10:39 pm

U.S. firm Novavax begins coronavirus vaccine trial in Australia

131 volunteers in the cities of Melbourne and Brisbane will test the safety of the vaccine

The Hindu 26 May 2020 7:48 am

Hong Kong demand for VPNs surges on heels of Chinas plan for national security laws

Atlas VPN said installations of the tool that helps people bypass web restrictions surged again on Friday, up more than three-fold from the previous day, while search int

The Hindu 26 May 2020 7:47 am

Coronavirus lockdown | UK to reopen thousands of shops next month, says Boris Johnson

Johnson is keen to restart an economy which has been all but shut down since Britain entered a lockdown to try to stem the spread of disease.

The Hindu 26 May 2020 12:50 am