Top 10 world news: Pittsburg bridge collapse, WHO comments on NeoCov, and more

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New Delhi, India Updated: Jan 28, 2022, 08:48 PM(IST)

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Here are the top 10 stories from across the world

A snow covered two-lane bridge collapsed in Pittsburg on Friday morning just few hours before US President Joe Biden's visit to the city to press for his $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Also, NeoCov can penetrate human cells in the same way as SARS-CoV-2, as per scientists from the Wuhan University in China.

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Wuhan is back in news with NeoCov's revelation. Check out what WHO has to say

NeoCov can penetrate human cells in the same way as SARS-CoV-2, as per scientists from the Wuhan University in China.

NeoCov can penetrate human cells in the same way as SARS-CoV-2, as per scientists from the Wuhan University in China. 

Bridge collapses in Pittsburg just hours before Biden's visit

A snow covered two-lane bridge collapsed in Pittsburg on Friday morning just few hours before US President Joe Biden's visit to the city to press for his $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

A snow covered two-lane bridge collapsed in Pittsburg on Friday morning just few hours before US President Joe Biden's visit to the city to press for his $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

'India's ideas are changing': PM Modi applauds the fact that more girls are joining NCC

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lauded the National Cadet Corps, the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces for their contribution to the country and said that the government has created over 100,000 new cadets in the border areas of the country.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lauded the National Cadet Corps, the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces for their contribution to the country and said that the government has created over 100,000 new cadets in the border areas of the country. 

Missile, drone attacks force US to issue travel advisory for the UAE

Citing the threat of missile or drone attacks from Yemen-based Houthi rebels, the US has started to advise citizens to do not travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Citing the threat of missile or drone attacks from Yemen-based Houthi rebels, the US has started to advise citizens to do not travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).   

Who is Sue Gray, the female civil servant investigating the 'Partygate' scandal?

Until a few days ago, it's fair to presume that few people in the United Kingdom had heard of Sue Gray.  Her name is now in every newspaper, and she is a social media meme, with the prime minister's future in her hands.

Until a few days ago, it's fair to presume that few people in the United Kingdom had heard of Sue Gray. Her name is now in every newspaper, and she is a social media meme, with the prime minister's future in her hands.

Tropical storm Ana batters South African countries, wreaking havoc and killing over 80 people

Tropical storm Ana has killed at least 88 people across southern and eastern Africa. The recovery operations are still ongoing as another storm has threatened more severe weather conditions

Tropical storm Ana has killed at least 88 people across southern and eastern Africa. The recovery operations are still ongoing as another storm has threatened more severe weather conditions

From Mu, Delta, IHU to NeoCov, here is a list of the many variants of Covid

The deadly coronavirus emerged from a wet market in Wuhan during the year 2019. Over two years and the world is still battling the virus and its variants

The deadly coronavirus emerged from a wet market in Wuhan during the year 2019. Over two years and the world is still battling the virus and its variants.

This 9-year-old is world's youngest billionaire and owns a mansion, private jet

Travelling around the world in a private jet and owning several mansions, this 9-year-old boy is truly living the billionaire life. Coming from Nigeria, Muhammed Awal Mustapha owns multiple supercars and a private jet.

Travelling around the world in a private jet and owning several mansions, this 9-year-old boy is truly living the billionaire life. Coming from Nigeria, Muhammed Awal Mustapha owns multiple supercars and a private jet. 

Lankan minister slams Tamil MPs for seeking Indian PM’s intervention on 13th Amendment issue

Sri Lanka’s energy minister Udaya Gammanpila slammed the Tamil lawmakers from the country for seeking Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention over the long-standing 13th Amendment issue.

Sri Lanka’s energy minister Udaya Gammanpila slammed the Tamil lawmakers from the country for seeking Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention over the long-standing 13th Amendment issue.

Iconic buildings to be lit up as India, Israel celebrate 30 years of ties

Iconic buildings in India and Israel will be lit up on Saturday as both countries celebrate 30 years of the establishment of ties with fanfare.

Iconic buildings in India and Israel will be lit up on Saturday as both countries celebrate 30 years of the establishment of ties with fanfare. 

 

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