Rock Art Hima Added As Saudi Arabia’s Sixth UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Hima, in the Gulf state’s southwest, is home to one of the largest rock art complexes in the world. Najran, Saudi Arabia: A sixth site in Saudi Arabia has been added to UNESCO’s world heritage list, the UN organisation announced on Saturday. Hima, in the Gulf state’s southwest, is home to one of the largest … Read more

Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy stuns World No. 3 | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy stuns World No. 3 | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: Indian men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty dished out a sensational show to beat the world no. 3 pair of Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese Taipei in a thrilling group A match to make a superb start to their maiden Olympic campaign here on Saturday. Chirag and Satwik, world … Read more

Afghanistan News: To reach a peace deal, Afghan president must go | World News – Times of India

Afghanistan News: To reach a peace deal, Afghan president must go | World News - Times of India

ISLAMABAD: The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolise power, but they insist there won’t be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani is removed. In an interview with the Associated Press, Taliban spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, who is also a member of the group’s negotiating team, … Read more

US Airstrike in Afghanistan: US launches air strikes in aid of embattled Afghan forces | World News – Times of India

US Airstrike in Afghanistan: US launches air strikes in aid of embattled Afghan forces | World News - Times of India

KABUL: The United States has carried out air strikes to support Afghan government forces who have been under pressure from the Taliban as US-led foreign forces carry out the final stages of their withdrawal from the country. Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby told reporters on Thursday the air strikes were in support of Afghan security forces … Read more

Major Websites Had Access Issues Around the World for Over One Hour

Zomato, Disney+ Hotstar, PSN, Steam, Paytm Down in Major Internet Outage [Update: Services Restored]

Huge parts of the Internet including Zomato, Paytm, Disney+ Hostar, Sony LIV, Paytm, PlayStation Network (PSN), and Steam were down for many users around the world. About an hour after the outages started being reported, Internet infrastructure provider Akamai confirmed that it is facing an outage. According to Internet outage tracker DownDetector, the outage seems … Read more

Joe Biden: Getting Covid-19 vaccine ‘gigantically important’, says Joe Biden | World News – Times of India

Joe Biden: Getting Covid-19 vaccine 'gigantically important', says Joe Biden | World News - Times of India

CINCINNATI: President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the US and pleaded that it’s “gigantically important” for Americans to step up and get inoculated against the virus as it surges once again. Biden, speaking Wednesday night at a televised town hall in Cincinnati, said the public health crisis has … Read more

India Among 5 World Trade Body Member Nations To Produce 75% Of Global Covid Vaccines

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About 75% of this year’s vaccines appear set to come from five WTO members, it said. (Representational) Geneva: Five member states of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) alone will account for three-quarters of the entire global output of COVID-19 vaccines this year, said Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday. “Production remains highly centralised – about 75 … Read more

UNESCO removes Liverpool from world heritage list – Times of India

UNESCO removes Liverpool from world heritage list - Times of India

LIVERPOOL: The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO on Wednesday voted narrowly to remove Liverpool’s waterfront from its list of world heritage sites, citing concerns about overdevelopment including plans for a new football stadium. At committee talks chaired by China, 13 delegates voted in favour of the proposal and five against- just one more than the two-thirds … Read more

News18 Afternoon Digest: ‘World Failing’ on Covid, WHO Chief Tedros Leaders Says at Delayed Tokyo Olympics; President, Vice-president, Other Leaders Greet People on Eid-ul-Adha

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus receives the Olympic torch from IOC President Thomas Bach (AFP)

‘World Failing’ on Covid, WHO Chief Tedros Says at Delayed Tokyo Olympics The head of the World Health Organization told Olympic chiefs “the world is failing” to stop Covid-19 as the pandemic-delayed Tokyo 2020 sports programme got underway on Wednesday. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said an uneven vaccine rollout risked worsening the crisis, but hoped … Read more

Fair Ride Accident Ohio: Fair Ride Accident Ohio | World News – Times of India

Fair Ride Accident Ohio: Fair Ride Accident Ohio | World News - Times of India

Four years after a carnival ride’s corroded steel arm snapped and flung a high school student to his death at the Ohio State Fair, the state is tightening its oversight of amusement rides. Inspectors are conducting more mandatory checks for rust and metal fatigue and increasingly flagging rides for repairs during the first year of … Read more

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