SANTIAGO, October 26 (Reuters): Chileans poured into the country's main squares on Sunday night after voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country's Pinochet-era constitution in favour of a new charter drafted by citizens.
In Santiago's Plaza Itali
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Dimapur | October 26
In a break from high spikes seen in the recent past, Nagaland saw the second lowest spike of COVID-19 for this month at just 37 fresh cases on October 26.
The lowest daily spike this month was on October 8 when 21 new cases were reported.
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Imphal | October 26
Election campaigns are gaining momentum in four Assembly segments spread over three districts of Manipur.
Chief minister N Biren Singh, BJP’s by-election campaigner Dilip Saikia, ministers, MLAs and MPs of the party have been addressing el
Top seed Alexander Zverev won his second ATP title in Cologne in the space of a week with a quickfire 6-2 6-1 demolition of Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the final of the bett1HULKS Championship on Sunday.
The German world number seven had claimed hi
Talking points from the Premier League weekend:
MAN CITY NEED TO REDISCOVER CUTTING EDGE
Last season Manchester City's fragile defending meant they were never really in the title hunt, even if their attacking play remained a joy to watch.
HONG KONG, October 26 (Reuters): South Korean striker and Asian Champions League record goal scorer Lee Dong-gook has said he will bring an end to his 23-year career at the end of the season.
The 41-year-old, who has won two Asian club titles, will play his
LONDON, October 26 (Reuters): Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff jokingly suggested he would have to sell the factory to keep Lewis Hamilton after the Briton's record 92nd career win in Portugal on Sunday.
Hamilton is out of contract at the end of the
CAPE TOWN, October 26 (Reuters): Cricket South Africa's (CSA) entire board has resigned, the organisation said on Monday, with an interim committee likely to be tasked with bringing the governing body out of its administrative turmoil.
A day after
LONDON, October 26 (Reuters): Leicester City won at Arsenal for the first time in 47 years on Sunday, with substitute Jamie Vardy's late close-range header enough to secure victory in the Premier League at The Emirates.
The win lifted Brendan Roger
Manchester United said on Monday that they will be provide 5,000 free school meals during the October half-term holidays to help forward Marcus Rashford's campaign to end child food poverty in the United Kingdom.
Rashford has campaigned for the go
Talking-points from the weekend of Bundesliga soccer.
LEIPZIG ADOPT NEW APPROACH IN WERNER'S ABSENCE
After selling Timo Werner to Chelsea last season, Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig have adopted a more possession-based approach to make up for th
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba on Monday denied media reports that said he quit the France national team over comments made by the country's President Emmanuel Macron which were perceived to be against Islam.
The French leader this month
Mumbai, October 26 (IANS): Mumbai City FC on Monday confirmed the signing of defender Tondonba Singh. The 25-year-old left-back joins the Islanders ahead of the 2020/21 Indian Super League season on a two-year contract.
"This is a new chapter in my career t
Abu Dhabi, October 26 (IANS): Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya became the first player in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) to take a knee in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement.
On Sunday, Pandya, who made a brilliant 21-ball 60,
Abu Dhabi, October 26 (IANS): England all-rounder Ben Stokes has become the first batsman in the Indian Premier League to score a century in two successful chases.
On Sunday evening, Stokes -- who had been struggling so far in the ongoing tournament with scores
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): With plenty of competition for wicket-keepers' roles within the Indian Premier League teams, the young Indians are discovering multiple dimensions to their cricket. Both Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals'
SAO PAULO, October 26 (Reuters) - Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating.
The ex-Barcelona and Paris St Germain player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he
MILAN, October 26 (Reuters) - Briton Tao Geoghegan Hart won the Giro d'Italia after beating Maglia Rosa holder Jai Hindley in the final-stage time trial on Sunday as Ineos-Grenadiers turned around a dismal season in spectacular fashion.
The 25-year-old start
Irene Wanzila, 10, works breaking rocks with a hammer at the Kayole quarry in Nairobi, Kenya, along with her younger brother, older sister and mother, who says she was left without a choice after she lost her cleaning job at a private school when coronavirus pandemic restrictions were imposed. Image Credit: AP
Singapore: From monitoring vital signs to filtering filthy air and even translating speech into other languages, the coronavirus-fuelled boom in mask-wearing has spawned an unusual range of high-tech face coverings. As masks become the norm worldwide, tech companies and researchers are rolling out weird and wonderful models to both guard against infection and cash in on a growing trend. Image Credit: AFP
A boy gets food donation from a volunteer at a flooded area in Quang Binh province, Vietnam. Thanh Dat/VNA via REUTERS
Thailand's Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana takes pictures after a religious ceremony to commemorate the death of King Chulalongkorn, known as King Rama V, at The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
The Soyuz MS-16 capsule, carrying the International Space Station crew members Christopher Cassidy of NASA, Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, descends beneath a parachute just before landing in a remote area outside Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. GCTC/Roscosmos
A man sells eels caught for a meal amid a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, in a slum area of Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS/Shwe Paw Mya Tin
Nurses wearing protective suits and face masks talk at a testing site in Brussels, Belgium October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
People kayak in Loch Faskally, Pitlochry, Scotland, Britain October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Flames illuminate the sky as the East Troublesome Fire burns outside Granby, Colorado. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
A seagull flies to catch a piece of bread thrown by a tourist on the coast of the Baltic Sea in Timmendorfer Strand, northern Germany.Image Credit: AP
So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period
NEW DELHI, October 26 (Reuters): New Delhi's appalling air quality turned a lot worse over the weekend as Hindus in India's capital burned effigies of the mythological demon king Ravana and lit firecrackers to celebrate the triumph of good over evil during the Dussehra festiva
NEW DELHI, October 26 (Reuters): India will sign a military agreement with the United States for sharing of sensitive satellite data, the defence ministry said on Monday, as the two sides began a top-level security dialogue aimed at countering China's growing power in the region.
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): In a major reforms brought by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), the Central government has entitled male employees of the government to Child Care Leave (CCL).
Union Minister Jitendra Singh announced the move taken by Prime Minister Narendra
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Monday made some sharp observations on the reporting pattern adopted by Republic TV, during the hearing of an appeal filed by the Maharashtra government challenging the Bombay High Court order staying the investigation agai
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): Indian military is set to get access to the giant satellite network of the United States allowing it to target enemy positions with more precision.
India and US militaries have decided to ink a deal to share real-time geospatial intelligence, information on
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): Oil marketing companies continued to hold the pause button on retail fuel prices on Monday due to subdued global crude prices.
The Brent crude is currently just above the $40 per barrel mark.
Petrol prices have been unchanged for over a month now while d
Mumbai, October 25 (IANS): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Sunday said that he has tested positive of novel coronavirus infection. Das, however, said that he is asymptomatic and is feeling alright. "I have tested COVID-19 positive. Asymptomatic. Feeling very mu
NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 25 (IANS): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has approved 12,983 domestic flights for the winter schedule, 44 per cent lower than the number of domestic weekly flights during the last winter schedule.
The winter schedule begins on Sunday, October 25 and would
NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 25 (IANS): As the Indian logistics sector returns to normal operations after being severely impacted by the pandemic and the lockdowns, sector players feel that digitisation is the need of the hour for the segment.
They are of the view that the National Logistics Poli
New Delhi, October 24 (IANS): The pump prices of auto fuels petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Saturday as softer global crude and product prices prevented oil marketing companies from carrying out any revision in prices.
With this, Petrol prices have now been unchanged for 32 days
New York, October 26 (IANS): Women who spend a substantial amount of time doing domestic chores such as growing fruits and vegetables, churning butter, beating rugs, washing windows and caring for children have better bone density and overall bone health than women leading sedentary lifest
LONDON, October 26 (Reuters) - The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford produces a similar immune response in both older and younger adults, and adverse responses were lower among the elderly, British drug maker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday.
A vaccine that work
New York, October 25 (IANS): In a major US study, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Indian and Pakistani women are diagnosed with breast cancer, including more aggressive forms of the disease, at a younger age.
The study, published in the International Journal
Sydney, October 24 (IANS): Researchers have revealed that Covid-19 pandemic came as a double blow for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems or cardiovascular conditions in countries like India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and others.
LONDON, October 21 (Reuters) - Most people would get a COVID-19 vaccine if their government or employer recommended it, results of a global poll showed on Tuesday, amid growing concerns about public distrust of the shots being developed at speed to end the pandemic.
Some 71.5% of partic
London, October 26 (IANS): International trade in a highly interconnected world is putting more pressure on water, energy and land resources than domestic productions, says a new study.
The results, published in the journal Global Environmental Change, suggest that globalisation ma
New Delhi, October 24 (IANS): Was Rajiv Gandhi the victim of "international intelligence agencies" in "what was to become" of him after the 1991 General Elections that were likely to see him return to power after being unceremoniously voted out two years previously?
New Delhi, October 24 (IANS): All 18.17 lakh households in Jammu and Kashmir will be able to get tap water facilities by December 2022, while the authorities in the newly created Union Territory (UT) will ensure the service in all schools and Anganwadi centres there within two months.
Allowing climate-threatened islanders more opportunities to live and work in Australia could aid both places, researchers say
LONDON, October 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As climate change drives more disasters and displacement in the Pacific islands, Australia should relax its imm
As indigenous campaigner Alessandra Munduruku wins the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, she says the Amazon is "crying for help"
SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Alessandra Munduruku, a leader of Brazil's Munduruku indigenous community, has seen her ho
New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): Even though movie theatres are now open, only 7 per cent people are willing to go to watch a film there in the next 60 days, as per a survey.
Results of July, August and October survey by LocalCircles indicate that people continue to stay reluctant in going
New Delhi, October 26 (IANSlife): Bollywood actress Mrunal Thakur says OTT platforms have proved to be a blessing for all during the lockdown and she cant wait to be featured in one of its shows.
She says: "Earlier people used to look down upon OTT platforms, but I think ever since
New Delhi, October 25 (IANSlife): The digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week saw Bollywood stars like Sonakshi Sinha, Ishaan Khattar, Radhika Madan, Diana Penty and Aparshakti Khurana turn showstoppers for various designers participating in the bi-annual event.
Sonakshi and Ishaan fe
Mumbai, October 24 (IANS): National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh feels her upcoming Telugu film, Miss India, will encourage women to believe in their dreams and follow their heart. The trailer of the film was unveiled on Saturday.
"‘Miss India' is the beautifully
New Delhi, October 24 (IANS): Be it his first film outing as a music composer with 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Parineeta', 'Yahan', 'October' or 'Gulabo Sitabo', his sounds and rhythms are defined by silence. A certain 'pause' distinguishes