Facebook suspends Trump accounts for two yearsBy BBC
Facebook Inc has suspended former US President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts for two years.
U.S. empire of hacking stirs up wrath in Europe, concerns of int'l communityBy The Rising Nepal
The allegations of spying come as Danish broadcaster DR reported on Sunday that the Danish Defense Intelligence Service had given the NSA open internet access to spy on senior politicians of neighboring countries, including Merkel.
India's critical wet monsoon season has startedBy The Rising Nepal
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has officially declared the onset of the monsoon over the state of Kerala. The monsoon, which usually starts on June 1, is a few days late. But while the onset date is important, the overall forecast is much more crucial.
US to swiftly boost global vaccine sharing, Biden announcesBy The Rising Nepal
President Joe Biden announced Thursday the U.S. will swiftly donate an initial allotment of 25 million doses of surplus vaccine overseas through the United Nations-backed COVAX program, promising infusions for South and Central America, Asia, Africa and others at a time of glaring shortages abroad and more than ample supplies at home.
Jill Biden gets Delaware beach day for her 70th birthdayBy The Rising Nepal
President Joe Biden and his wife went to their Delaware beach house to help the first lady celebrate her milestone birthday on Thursday. The first lady was already at the house in Rehoboth Beach when the president arrived Wednesday evening.
WHO validates China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency useBy The Rising Nepal
Apart from the two Chinese vaccines, WHO has previously listed the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer/BioNTech, two versions of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, the Janssen vaccine, and the Moderna vaccine for emergency use.
Bird flu: China sees first human case of rare H10N3 strainBy BBC
The Jiangsu province resident, who was diagnosed last week, has now recovered and is ready to be discharged. There are many bird flu strains and it is not unheard of that people working with poultry occasionally get infected.
Huawei to roll out its own operating system to smartphonesBy The Rising Nepal
Huawei is launching its own HarmonyOS mobile operating system on its handsets as it adapts to losing access to Google mobile services two years ago after the U.S. put the Chinese telecommunications company on a trade blacklist.
Biden decries ‘horrific’ Tulsa massacre in emotional speechBy The Rising Nepal
An emotional President Joe Biden marked the 100th anniversary of the massacre that destroyed a thriving Black community in Tulsa, declaring Tuesday that he had “come to fill the silence” about one of the nation’s darkest — and long suppressed — moments of racial violence.
Tokyo 2020: Australia's softball team the first athletes to arrive in JapanBy BBC
Australia's women's softball team became the first international athletes to arrive in Japan for the Olympics when they flew into Tokyo on Tuesday. The team will attend a training camp in the city of Ota before moving to the Athletes' Village in Tokyo on 17 July.
Med clubbing island says it's ready to party like pre-CovidBy The Rising Nepal
In Mykonos, this summer's first mega-yachts have started arriving. At the trendy Alemagou Beach Bar and Restaurant, champagne is already flowing and a German bachelorette party is underway. Following many months in lockdowns, a guest from Hamburg in a flowery dress says she and her childhood friends are "living the dream," finally reunited.
China's vaccination campaign may "accelerate" Asia's recovery from pandemic: U.S. mediaBy The Rising Nepal
China's vaccination campaign is "roaring into action," comprising roughly half of the doses being distributed daily around the world, according to the Journal.
Rangana Herath front-runner to be Bangladesh spin bowling coachBy The Rising Nepal
The BCB is very close to appointing a spin bowling coach while a new batting coach is also expected to be appointed soon, according to cricket operations chairman Akram Khan.
China to support couples having third childBy The Rising Nepal
China in 2013 allowed couples to have a second child if either parent was an only child, and in 2016 allowed married couples to have two children, phasing out the one-child policy.
Thoughts on further standardizing political rite in the new eraBy The Rising Nepal
We should continue to play the positive function of political rite, so that college students can quickly grasp the new political rite, distinguish right from wrong, and not be affected by the fragmentation of negative knowledge. There is need to promote the political communication of new media to achieve good results.
With recent surge, Uruguay battles to contain coronavirusBy The Rising Nepal
When Eduardo Rey celebrated his 69th birthday at home with 10 family members in Uruguay’s capital, he didn’t suspect it would start a mortal race to find medical care amid a surging pandemic
China allows couples to have three childrenBy BBC
China has announced that it will allow couples to have up to three children after census data showed a steep decline in birth rates.
Concerns in India over hundreds orphaned by COVID-19By BBC
Covid has devastated families across India, orphaning many children. Smriti Irani, minister for women and child welfare, recently tweeted that both parents of at least 577 children had died with coronavirus between 1 April and 25 May. Experts say this number is likely a significant underestimate.
Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attackBy The Rising Nepal
A Kenyan security guard now facing charges in Qatar after writing compelling, anonymous accounts of being a low-paid worker there found himself targeted by a phishing attack that could have revealed his location just before his arrest, analysts say.