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This new rule will help distinguish between genuine and fake medicines, here’s how

The Indian government has now made it mandatory for drug manufacturers to put QR codes on Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) being used in their medicines. Scheduled to be applicable from January 1, 2023, the new rule will make it much easier to ...

December home sales drop 4.6%, as supply hits record low

A "Sold" sign stands outside a home following a snow fall in Geneseo, Illinois.Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesClosed sales of previously owned homes in December fell 4.6% to a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate of 6.18 million units, accordin...

Air India to resume US flights after halting operations due to 5G concerns

National carrier Air India will commence normal operations to US from Friday, the airline said. On Tuesday, the national carrier said that it will not be able to operate a number of US-bound flights due to the deployment of 5G communications in the US....

Biden’s first year: The president’s biggest blunders

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden was sworn into office on Jan. 20, 2021, where he talked about unity and major legislative goals. However, his administration has been plaqued by tensions within the Democratic Party, highly ...

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McCarthy outlines GOP priorities if Republicans take control of House in midterms

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy outlined several priorities for his party if they are to regain control of the House in the 2022 midterms. "Republican priorities when we regain the majo...

Bank holiday ALERT: Banks to remain shut for 6 days in the coming week

In July, the banks were to remain shut for fifteen days. Out of those fifteen days, nine days are festival-related holidays and others are weekend holidays. If you have any pending work at the bank, then here is a notification for you as banks will rem...

Kareena Kapoor says THIS about Pune Police’s Covid campaign based on Raj Kapoor’s ‘Mera Naam Joker’

On Sunday, Kareena Kapoor reacted to a post about the Covid-19 campaign that was shared by Pune Police. It was based on her grandfather’s Raj Kapoor’s film ‘Mera Naam Joker.’ The actress shared the video in which a cop can be seen singing ‘Aye Bhai Zar...

Jayapal urges Biden to take executive action to deliver Build Back Better for Americans

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, penned an op-ed published on Sunday urging President Biden to use "executive action" to "make clear to those who hinder Build Back Be...

Trump White House can’t end census early, judge rules

President Trump won't be allowed to end this year's census a month early after new evidence presented by Census Bureau officials indicates that an early deadline could lead to severe undercounts, a federal judge ruled Friday.U.S. District Judge Lucy Ko...

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US jobless claims rise as Omicron weighs on labour market

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits jumped last week to the highest level since mid-October.The number of people in the United States filing claims for unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, signalling that the fast-s...

Biden’s comment on possibly ‘illegitimate’ 2022 election was ‘shocking,’ ‘irresponsible,’ GOP senators say

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Republican senators say they're startled over "irresponsible" comments by President Biden Wednesday refusing to affirm that the 2022 midterm elections will be legitimate if Democrats can't pass their major ...

Punjab Election 2022 Opinion Poll: AAP to emerge as single largest party? Know seat share here

The Punjab assembly elections 2022 are set to commence in a few short weeks, while the battle of the political parties is going forward with full force in the state. With less than a month to go for the elections, the mood of the people tells a lot abo...

Voters in Democratic Michigan critical of Biden performance after one year in office

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – President Biden won Michigan in 2020, but many residents in the deep blue Detroit suburbs said things have gotten worse since inauguration day one year ago."He hasn't done anything for t...

FAA warns 5G-related landing restrictions could divert flights as snow hits airports

An American Airlines commercial aircraft flies past a cell phone tower as it approaches to land at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California U.S. January 18, 2022.Mike Blake | ReutersAfter a fairly smooth first day, the impact of new 5G cellular serv...

Texas Daily

Q&A: Rep. Alex Dominguez announces he’s running for the Texas Senate

Yesterday morning, Rep. Alex Dominguez announced that he’s running for state senate in District 27. Known best for his focus on education and healthcare access in the Rio Grande Valley, the two-term representative emerged as a leading voice within the ...

Senate confirms Biden’s CBP commissioner pick

On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus as Customs and Border Protection Commissioner. The 50-47 vote largely fell along party lines, although Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) voted with Democrats. Magnus, a critic...

A Wild New Shakeup in the Republican AG Primary

The Republican primary in the Attorney General’s race had another wild twist Monday evening when Louie Gohmert, the Tea Party congressman and outspoken Trump enthusiast, declared he was officially a candidate.Gohmert had fueled speculation that he ...

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About 150 Cadillac dealers take GM buyouts rather than invest in EVs

General Motors released this teaser image of an illuminated Cadillac crest on the front of the Lyriq ahead of the crossover's debut.GMDETROIT – About 150 General Motors dealers have accepted buyouts and will stop selling Cadillacs as the Detroit automa...

Bayern Munich outclass Dueren in German Cup football, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting shines on debut

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting enjoyed a successful Bayern Munich debut, scoring two goals and setting up another in a 3-0 win over amateurs Dueren in the German Cup first round on Thursday. With a busy schedule of matches in a crowded calendar to come, coac...

Reuters ahead with Turkey rate cut; lira slides to record low

Business & Finance18 November 2021, 3:33 pm. 1 minuteBy Reuters News Agency Reuters was ahead of the competition reporting Turkey’s rate cut. The central bank pushed forward with an interest rate cut that analysts say ignores a dange...

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‘Much safer now’: Is India past the worst of COVID pandemic?

New Delhi, India – On Tuesday, India reported 7,579 coronavirus cases – the lowest rise in 543 days, despite huge festival gatherings in recent weeks.“Even after [Hindu festival of] Diwali, we are not seeing a surge,” Dr M D Gupte, former director of N...

Maharashtra schools to reopen from next week? Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad says THIS

As the number of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra is declining, many are urging the state government to ease some of the restrictions in the state. Mumbai, being the worst-hit, city in Maharashtra, had some of the strictest Covid-19 curbs imposed to contr...

Rep. Veronica Escobar talks climate change and migration at COP26

El Paso Congresswoman Veronica Escobar joined a congressional delegation this week at the United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP26).Speaking at a press conference with other congressional colleagues who were elected in 2018, Es...

Even with unprecedented gains, the jobs market is still struggling to get back to normal

People enjoy outdoor dining as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York, February 4, 2021.Jeenah Moon | ReutersAt any other time in U.S. history, creating 12.5 million jobs in nine months would be astonishing. But this is...

Biden says he thinks Putin will order invasion of Ukraine, vows ‘disaster for Russia’

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he expects Russian President Vladimir Putin to order an invasion of Ukraine, and warned that "a disaster" awaits Russia if that happened.Biden's remarks came after intelligence agencies warned such a...

Louisiana Senate candidate smokes marijuana in campaign ad

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! When it comes to drug legalization, one candidate is definitely not just blowing smoke.Gary Chambers is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate representing Louisiana, and posted a video to YouTube on Tuesday...

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Kamala Harris ‘will not absolve’ senators who oppose Biden agenda

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday said she is "not going to absolve" senators who stand in the way of Democratic-led legislation aimed at overhauling the U.S. election system.Harris, who made the comme...

Reuters reveals China drafting rules to ease property developers’ use of escrow funds; markets react

Business & Finance19 January 2022, 4:58 pm. 1 minuteBy Reuters News Agency Chinese property developers’ shares and bonds extended gains after Reuters revealed that China is drafting nationwide rules to make it easier for property dev...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls on SEC to investigate Trump SPAC deal with DWAC for possible securities violations

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., conducts a news conference in the Capitol, March 1, 2021.Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty ImagesSen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate possible securities v...

January 6 committee subpoenas Rudy Giuliani, 3 others over election fraud claims

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The January 6 House Select Committee announced Tuesday that it has issued subpoenas for four more individuals in former President Trump’s circle, including former New York City mayor and Trump attorney Rudy...

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‘A diamond is forever’: Amul pays tribute to ‘original James Bond’ Sean Connery with utterly butterly topical

One day after the death of the first James Bond, Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery, Amul paid tribute to him in their style in its utterly butterly topical.  Taking to their verified Twitter account, Amul shared a new cartoon featuring their signat...

Texas Gov. Abbott blames Covid spread on immigrants, criticizes Biden’s ‘Neanderthal’ comment

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday criticized President Joe Biden for calling his decisions to lift Covid-19 restrictions and mask mandates earlier this week "Neanderthal thinking" and blamed the state's ongoing outbreak on undocumented immigrants.Abbo...

U.S. sells more than $175 billion in weapons to foreign governments, nearly 3% higher than last year

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 113 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.Source: US NavyWASHINGTON — The U.S. sold $175 billion in weapons to foreign gove...

Soumitra Chatterjee health update: Noted Bengali actor put on ventilation

As per latest reports, noted Bengali actor and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee Soumitra Chatterjee's health conditions have deteriorated and he has been put on BiPap ventilation.  On October 6, the ageing thespian had tested positive for the novel coro...

More Americans want GOP rather than Democrats to control House and Senate: poll

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! With just under a year to go until the 2022 midterms, a new poll indicates that a plurality of Americans say they would like to see Republicans win control of both chambers of Congress in next year's electi...

Biden says he thinks Putin will order invasion of Ukraine, vows ‘disaster for Russia’

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he expects Russian President Vladimir Putin to order an invasion of Ukraine, and warned that "a disaster" awaits Russia if that happened.Biden's remarks came after intelligence agencies warned such a...

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Afghan news anchor says Taliban blocked her from working

A female Afghan journalist says she has been banned from working at her television station after the Taliban takeover this past Sunday."I didn't give up after the change of system and went to attend my office, but unluckily I was not allowed despite sh...

Ileana D’Cruz stuns in black sports bra, shows glimpse of her ‘leg day’

Ileana D'cruz of 'Barfi' fame wastes no time in charming her followers. The actress looks stunning in whatever she wears, including bikinis, athleisure ensembles, and dresses. Her Instagram images from the Maldives went viral a few days ago. T...

Delta CEO says delta Covid variant has had no impact on bookings

In this articleDALA Delta Airlines Boeing 757-251 approaches Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia on February 24, 2021.Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty ImagesThe spread of the highly transmissible delta variant of Covid-19 ha...

Mark Meadows sues Pelosi, Jan. 6 committee members as they push to hold him in contempt

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks to reporters following a television interview, outside the White House in Washington, October 21, 2020.Alexander Drago | ReutersFormer White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday sued House Speake...

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Reuters exclusively reports U.S. examining Alibaba’s cloud unit for national security risks; market reacts

Technology18 January 2022, 4:42 pm. 1 minuteBy Reuters News Agency Reuters exclusively reported that the Biden administration is reviewing its cloud business to determine whether it poses a risk to U.S. national security. The focus of th...

Barrett cites ‘Ginsburg Rule’ of ‘no hints, no previews’ when pressed by Dems on hot-button issues

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett cited the woman she could be replacing on the high court on Tuesday, when Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., asked for her opinion on gay marriage.Barrett invoked the "Ginsburg ...

U.S. commander in Afghanistan warns of civil-war risk as security deteriorates ahead of final pullout

The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said security across the country is deteriorating just weeks before the last American forces withdraw.Gen. Scott Miller, in a rare briefing on Tuesday, said that recent gains by the Taliban are highly conc...

United brings back airport vaccines for employee boosters as omicron spreads

In this articleUALUnited Airlines ramp services worker John Dalessandro receives a COVID-19 vaccine at United's onsite clinic at O'Hare International Airport on March 09, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.Scott Olson | Getty ImagesUnited Airlines started offer...

EAM Jaishankar conveys India’s support to UAE counterpart after Abu Dhabi drone attack

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar conveyed India’s support and condemned the recent terror attack in a telephone call with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Tuesday (January 18). EAM Jaishankar asserted that India...

Poll: Almost half of Texas Republicans don’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine

A poll from Quinnipiac University released last Thursday surveyed the opinions of Texans on a range of issues. One particular eye-opening result was in regard to COVID-19 vaccines. The good news...

Live Updates: Trump, Biden ramp up personal attacks on campaign trail as Election Day draws near

With less than two days until Election Day, President Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden honed in on more pointed, personal attacks on each other in the lead-up to one of the most divisive elections in U.S. history.Tru...

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‘Without taking a single penny from me’: Krushna Abhishek congratulates sister Arti Singh on buying new car on her own

Arti Singh achieved a milestone as she became a proud owner of a swanky car. The Bigg Boss 13 finalist and actor took to her Instagram page and shared a series of photos while posing with her brand new car and beaming with happiness. She was joined by ...

‘I don’t see anything on the horizon that can stop the growth of the ETF market,’ Invesco official says. Here are her 2021 predictions

After a record year in 2020, the exchange-traded fund space is set to continue its rapid growth, Invesco says.The industry's ability to accrue over $500 billion in new assets last year "proves a couple of things," Anna Paglia, the company's head of ETF...

About 150 Cadillac dealers take GM buyouts rather than invest in EVs

General Motors released this teaser image of an illuminated Cadillac crest on the front of the Lyriq ahead of the crossover's debut.GMDETROIT – About 150 General Motors dealers have accepted buyouts and will stop selling Cadillacs as the Detroit automa...

Texas border resident blasts Biden’s ‘truly shameful’ immigration policies on ‘Fox & Friends’

President Biden’s immigration policies are "truly shameful," a Texas resident who lives near the border said on Thursday, reacting to a report that more than 100 illegal immigrants released by the Border Patrol into Texas were infected w...