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 2021-10-19 17:19 

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India's next generation a long way behind Nehwal and Sindhu, says Padukone...

MUMBAI: Saina Nehwal and Pusarla Sindhu have raised the bar for Indian badminton but the next generation will struggle to match their success until they improve physically, former All England champion Prakash Padukone said on Tuesday.Nehwal became the fir...

 2021-10-19 17:18 

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Plane crash in Texas, all 21 on board survive...

Passengers and crew on board scrambled to safety before the aircraft burst into flames.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 17:09 

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Google announces Pixel 6 phone with new chip, subscription service...

Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday announced the newest iteration of its smartphone - Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro - which will be powered by the company's first chip called Tensor.The tech giant also launched Pixel Pass, a subscription service starting ...

 2021-10-19 17:08 

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Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine highly protective in 12-18 age group: US CDC study...

It was 93 per cent effective in preventing hospitalisations among those aged 12 to 18, the study shows.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:54 

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Facebook to pay up to US$14.25 million to settle US employment discrimination claims...

WASHINGTON : Facebook will pay up to US$14.25 million to settle civil claims brought by the U.S. government that the social media company discriminated against workers and violated other federal recruitment rules, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.The two re...

 2021-10-19 16:46 

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FBI raids Washington home of billionaire Putin ally Oleg Deripaska: Report...

Oligarch Deripaska, 53, has been subject to US sanctions since 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:30 

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Trump attacks Colin Powell, a day after his death...

Powell was a frequent critic of Trump and called on him to resign after the Jan 6 US Capitol riots.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:13 

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Tennis: Raducanu is new ambassador for fashion house Dior...

The British teenager is also the face of jewellery brand Tiffany and Co.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:13 

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Bulgaria makes COVID-19 'health pass' obligatory for leisure activities...

SOFIA: Bulgaria will make a COVID-19...

 2021-10-19 16:05 

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MOH eases overseas travel rules for all healthcare workers...

SINGAPORE: Healthcare workers can now apply for leave to travel overseas and resume work when they return....

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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At least 50per cent of Aston Martin car sales should be electric by 2030, says CEO...

LONDON : At least 50per cent of British luxury carmaker Aston Martin's sales should be electric models by 2030, the company's top executive said on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 16:00 

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Covid-19 Home Recovery Survival Guide: Nourishing foods to eat...

Thinking of what to eat while on home recovery from Covid-19? Here are some recipes for immunity-boosting foods.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:00 

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Covid-19 Home Recovery Survival Guide: What movies to watch...

Home recovery must feel like an endless flight. For the sake of mental health, the feeling of fragility must be taken into account when making a film playlist. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:00 

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Covid-19 Home Recovery Survival Guide: What exercises to do...

SINGAPORE - Being isolated in a room while recovering from Covid-19 may cause patients to become inactive. But fitness trainers say people should exercise to boost their energy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 16:00 

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Covid-19 Home Recovery Survival Guide: How to disinfect your room and other precautions...

SINGAPORE - Home recovery is now the default care management model for people infected with Covid-19 who have mild or no symptoms.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 15:53 

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Man on trial over footballer Sala's plane death motivated by money: Prosecutor...

LONDON: A 67-year-old man was on Tuesday (Oct 19) accused in a British court of being motivated by money for arranging a flight that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala without the proper licences.David Henderson is alleged to have organised the ill...

 2021-10-19 15:50 

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Britain monitoring 'subvariant' of coronavirus Delta strain...

Government says it...

 2021-10-19 15:49 

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US FCC commissioner wants new restrictions review for Chinese dronemaker DJI...

WASHINGTON : A Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday said he wants the U.S. telecommunications regulator to begin the process of imposing new restrictions on Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co.FCC Commissioner B...

 2021-10-19 15:44 

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Volkswagen executive sees global chip shortage running well in 2022...

DETROIT : Volkswagen AG's top Americas executive said on Tuesday the global chip shortage will run well into next year....

 2021-10-19 15:43 

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Nearly 7 in 10 Premier League players double-jabbed against COVID-19...

LONDON: Sixty-eight percent of Premier League players have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus, the English top flight confirmed on Tuesday (Oct 19) following criticism of hesitancy among footballers.Reports earlier this month suggested only seven o...

 2021-10-19 15:34 

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China coal prices plunge from record high as govt considers intervention...

BEIJING :China's coal futures fell 8per cent to their downward limit in night trading on Tuesday as the state planner said it was looking at ways to intervene and bring record high prices of the fuel back down to a...

 2021-10-19 15:34 

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China's Xi faces resistance to property-tax plan - WSJ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing resistance over a nationwide property tax aimed at curbing housing speculation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of government deliberations.Earlier this year, Xi assigned to ...

 2021-10-19 15:32 

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Days after lawmaker's murder prompted fears, UK minister accosted by crowd...

Michael Gove is seen looking at his phone when anti-Covid 19 vaccine protesters approach him shouting obscenities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 15:29 

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Premier League says 68per cent of players fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Premier League said on Tuesday that 81per cent of players in England's top flight have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose while 68per cent of them were fully vaccinated.British media had reported last month that only seven of England's...

 2021-10-19 15:29 

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Premier League says 68% of players fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Premier League said on Tuesday (Oct 18) that 81 per cent of players in England's top flight have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose while 68 per cent of them were fully vaccinated.British media had reported last month that only seven of En...

 2021-10-19 15:28 

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Singapore military aircraft that flew over Johor were taking part in exercise: Mindef...

SINGAPORE - Singapore military aircraft that flew over southern Johor earlier this month were taking part in a multilateral exercise and had obtained the requisite approvals to enter Malaysian territorial airspace, said the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) on...

 2021-10-19 15:19 

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Comcast, Walmart team up to sell smart TVs with the media firm's software...

(Add dropped word 'said' in paragraph 1):Comcast Corp has launched smart TVs that run on its operating system and will be sold in the United States at Walmart Inc stores and in the coming weeks at the retailer's website, the media giant said o...

 2021-10-19 15:14 

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MTV says Budapest EMAs to show solidarity with LGBTQ+ community...

LONDON : MTV is going ahead with plans to hold its Europe Music Awards in Budapest next month, it said on Tuesday, to show solidarity with Hungary's LGBTQ+ community following a June law banning the...

 2021-10-19 15:12 

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Chip shortage, uncertainty over Covid-19 cloud China's retail outlook...

BEIJING - Uncertainty clouds China's retail sector for the rest of the year, even as takings at the till beat economists' expectations last month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 15:09 

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George recalled to England squad after Cowan-Dickie withdraws...

England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie has been ruled out of England's November tests with an ankle injury, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday, with Jamie George called up as his replacement.Cowan-Dickie, who has won 31 caps for England, sustain...

 2021-10-19 15:09 

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George recalled to England squad after Cowan-Dickie withdraws...

England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie has been ruled out of England's November tests with an ankle injury, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday, with Jamie George called up as his replacement.Cowan-Dickie, who has won 31 caps for England, sustain...

 2021-10-19 15:09 

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Tohoku Electric buys six LNG cargoes from BP in short-term deal...

TOKYO: Japan's Tohoku Electric Power has signed a contract with BP for six cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG), two trading sources told Reuters, avoiding paying record high prices on the spot market for short-term supplies.The cargoes will be deli...

 2021-10-19 15:05 

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Trump aide Steve Bannon faces US House committee contempt vote...

Trump has urged Bannon and other ex-aides subpoenaed by the committee to reject its requests.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 14:59 

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Philippines defends gas deal with president's ally after graft complaint...

MANILA : The Philippines' energy ministry on Tuesday defended the sale of an oil and gas concession to a firm controlled by an ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, dismissing a graft complaint that alleged preferential treatment as...

 2021-10-19 14:59 

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Solskjaer confident of handling pressure ahead of difficult games...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he has no concerns about his position at the club after a disappointing run of results, adding he can handle the mounting pressure on him ahead of a testing run of fixtures.United have dropped...

 2021-10-19 14:56 

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Seven more COVID-19 deaths, 3,994 new cases in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,994 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Tuesday (Oct 19) as seven more people died from complications due to the virus.The fatalities are five men and two women aged between 57 and 90 years. Three of them were unvaccinated aga...

 2021-10-19 14:54 

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NBA-Opening-night rosters to feature 109 international players...

Opening-night squad lists for the National Basketball Association's 2021-22 season, which begins later on Tuesday, will feature 109 international players from 39 countries, according to the league.Canada remains the most represented country outside of...

 2021-10-19 14:50 

The Strait Times

7 more Covid-19 deaths in Singapore; 3,994 new infections...

All except one unvaccinated case had underlying medical conditions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 14:34 

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China's EV sales expected to exceed 35per cent in 2025, Xpeng CEO says...

BEIJING : New energy vehicles (NEV) are expected to make up over 35per cent of new vehicle sales in China in 2025, He Xiaopeng, the chief executive of electric car maker Xpeng Inc said at the Reuters Events Automotive Summit.China, the world's biggest...

 2021-10-19 14:31 

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STI up 0.79%, taking the cue from Wall Street rally...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Overnight Wall Street indexes rallied and gave the Straits Times Index (STI) and key regional barometers reasons to be bullish on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 14:29 

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Sembcorp Marine expects significant H2 loss with supply chain crunch...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) expects to post...

 2021-10-19 14:29 

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Tuchel backs Chelsea players to handle heavy workload...

A heavy workload for Chelsea's international players may have contributed to their lack of freshness on the pitch in recent games, manager Thomas Tuchel said on Tuesday, but the German backed them to rise to the challenge of competing on all fronts.Tu...

 2021-10-19 14:28 

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Israel okays Palestinian residency claims, a first since 2009...

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said he had approved the new registrations on...

 2021-10-19 14:25 

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Senior in week of fear after clinic mistakenly informed her she tested positive for Covid-19...

Clinic had mistakenly mixed her up with another patient with the same name. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 14:21 

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Net zero: Just patching over emissions or path for saving planet?...

LONDON: More than 190 countries committed in 2015 to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in an effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change such as drought, flooding and loss of species.Scientists say brin...

 2021-10-19 14:19 

The Strait Times

24 dead as heavy rains batter northern India...

Forecasters have also warned of more downpours in the coming days in the southern state of Kerala . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 14:16 

The Strait Times

How governments are tackling anti Covid-19 vaccine misinformation...

False claims of Covid-19 vaccines are fuelling vaccine hesitancy all over the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 14:04 

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Solskjaer hails Rashford's charity work after 'prioritise football' comment...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday that he was proud of Marcus Rashford's charity initiatives, as he clarified his comments on the England international forward needing to...

 2021-10-19 14:01 

The Strait Times

Campaign season officially kicks off in Japan for Oct 31 general election...

TOKYO - Election season officially kicked off in Japan on Tuesday (Oct 19) as candidates fanned out across the country in hopes of winning over voters in a general election set for Oct 31.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-19 13:51 

The Strait Times

Ireland to allow nightclubs to reopen, but keeps some Covid-19 curbs...

The limiting of music venues to fully seated shows drew an angry response. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

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