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Trump finally agrees to Biden transition

Washington, Nov 24: US President Donald Trump has finally given a go-ahead to begin the transition process for president-elect Joe Biden after the state of Michigan certified the Democratic leaders victory in the November 3 presidential election, paving the way for a smooth handover of power after weeks of delay. President Trump, a Republican, however, [] The post Trump finally agrees to Biden transition appeared first on The Shillong Times .

25 Nov 2020 2:14 am
Pakistan to form new body to coordinate countrys spy agencies

Islamabad, Nov 24: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the setting up of the National Intelligence Coordination Committee, a mechanism to coordinate over two dozen intelligence organisations in the country, to be headed by the ISI chief, according to a media report on Tuesday. Although there have been discussions about the establishment of the [] The post Pakistan to form new body to coordinate countrys spy agencies appeared first on The Shillong Times .

25 Nov 2020 2:13 am
Free-flowing football on cards as Goa face Mumbai

Margao, Nov 24: Stunned by NorthEast United in their opening match, Mumbai City FC would look to bounce back when they take on FC Goa in an Indian Super League match, which is expected to produce free-flowing football here on Wednesday. For Mumbai City head coach Sergio Lobera, it will be the first time he [] The post Free-flowing football on cards as Goa face Mumbai appeared first on The Shillong Times .

25 Nov 2020 1:30 am
Lampard hopes Giroud will remain at Chelsea

LONDON, Nov 24: Chelsea are hopeful that striker Olivier Giroud will continue his career at the Premier League club but will not stand in the way of the French international if he chooses to leave, manager Frank Lampard said on Monday. Giroud has made four league appearances as a substitute this season with Lampard favouring [] The post Lampard hopes Giroud will remain at Chelsea appeared first on The Shillong Times .

25 Nov 2020 1:25 am
Palace, Wolves stumble after virus robs them of mainstays

London, Nov 24: Wilfried Zaha had appeared in each of Crystal Palaces last 59 games in the English Premier League stretching back to February 2019. Conor Coady hadnt missed a minute of Wolverhamptons 84 league games since its promotion back to the top division in 2018. The two mainstays were unavailable while they isolated during [] The post Palace, Wolves stumble after virus robs them of mainstays appeared first on The Shillong Times .

25 Nov 2020 1:20 am
Researchers create 3D-printed nasal swab for COVID-19 testing

Researchers have developed 3D-printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs using a point-of-care 3D printer in response to the critical shortage of NP swabs for Covid-19 testing. To date, we have printed more than 100,000 3D NP swabs, and hospitals around the world have used our 3D files to print tens of millions more swabs for point-of-care use, [] The post Researchers create 3D-printed nasal swab for COVID-19 testing appeared first on The Shillong Times .

24 Nov 2020 2:29 am
Web series row: MP police books two Netflix officials

An FIR was registered in Madhya Pradesh on Monday against two executives of OTT platform Netflix for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through its web series A Suitable Boy which showed kissing scenes purportedly on the campus of a temple, an official said. The FIR has named Monika Shergill, Vice President, Content (Netflix) and Ambika Khurana, [] The post Web series row: MP police books two Netflix officials appeared first on The Shillong Times .

24 Nov 2020 2:10 am
Has Deepika started shooting for SRK-starrer Pathan?

Actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly started shooting for her new film with Shah Rukh Khan on Monday. Fans of Deepika have been speculating about the development on Twitter for a while, and now the actress has dropped a hint on Instagram Story that she has started shooting for the film in question. Her latest Insta [] The post Has Deepika started shooting for SRK-starrer Pathan? appeared first on The Shillong Times .

24 Nov 2020 2:07 am
Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 70 pc effective on average

London, Nov 23: Pharma major AstraZeneca said on Monday that an interim analysis of clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in the UK and Brazil showed that it was 70 per cent effective on average, becoming the third drugmaker to announce promising results to contain the deadly virus. The vaccine, developed with the University of [] The post Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 70 pc effective on average appeared first on The Shillong Times .

24 Nov 2020 1:45 am
China to launch its first spacecraft to moon to collect samples, return to earth

Beijing, Nov 23: China said on Monday that it will launch its first unmanned space mission on Tuesday to collect samples from the moons surface and return to earth, which its scientists say is one of the countrys most complicated and challenging space missions. China National Space Administration (CNSA) said that the fuelling of the [] The post China to launch its first spacecraft to moon to collect samples, return to earth appeared first on The Shillong Times .

24 Nov 2020 1:40 am
Conrad calls for MDA coordination committee meeting on Nov 26

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister and the president of the National Peoples Party (NPP) president, Conrad Sangma who is the chairman of the ruling Meghalaya Democratc Allaince (MDA) has called for the meeting of the MDA Coordination committee on November 26 . Though the agenda of the meeting is not known but the recent mudslinging between [] The post Conrad calls for MDA coordination committee meeting on Nov 26 appeared first on The Shillong Times .

23 Nov 2020 3:49 pm