Cocktail of flu, HIV drugs appears to help fight coronavirus: Thai doctors

Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying the treatment, they said on Sunday. The doctors from Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok said a new approach in coronavirus treatment had improved the condition…

3 rockets strike US Embassy in Baghdad; dining hall among areas hit

3 rockets strike US Embassy in Baghdad; dining hall among areas hit (Representational) The US Embassy in Iraq’s capital Baghdad was hit by 3 rockets in the wee hours of Monday. As per media reports, one of the rockets hit the dining hall of the embassy. Iraq’s Al Sumaria TV, citing a source, said that…

Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford dictionary

The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary features 26 new Indian English words, including Aadhaar, chawl, dabba, hartal and shaadi in its latest edition. The 10th edition of the dictionary, which was launched on Friday, has 384 Indian English words and incorporates over 1,000 new words such as chatbot, fake news and microplastic. According to Oxford University…

Group IV recruitment exam: TNPSC bans 99 exam scamsters for life

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) on Friday said it has banned 99 persons from writing its recruitment exams for life, for indulging in malpractices in the Group IV recruitment exam. In a statement issued here, the TNPSC said a criminal case has been registered against the 99 scamsters and the suspect middlemen who…

ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli maintains top slot, Rahane moves up

Dubai, January 24: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Friday (January 24) remained static at the top of the ICC Test player ranking for batsmen with his deputy Ajinkya Rahane moving up a place to eighth. Kohli has 928 points, 17 more than second-placed Australian run-machine Steve Smith. At sixth place with 791 points, Cheteshwar Pujara…

Coronavirus: Death Toll Rises to 26 in China, 830 Infected

China closed off a city of more than 11 million people on Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness. The Indian embassy in Beijing on Friday, 24 February, cancelled the Republic Day ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak in China and has also issued an advisory to travellers from…

Bajaj Auto to collaborate with Triumph to build mid-capacity bikes in India

Bajaj Auto to collaborate with Triumph to build mid-capacity bikes in India Bajaj Auto is all set to collaborate with British motorcycle brand Triumph to bring brand new mid-capacity bikes to Indian roads. Bajaj and Triumph on Friday formally commenced their non-equity global partnership to manufacture a new range of mid-capacity motorcycles in the country….