Tue, 27 Sep 2022

Lightning kills 12, rains another 24 in northern India

LUCKNOW, India: Thirty-six people, including 12 struck by lightning, have been killed in northern India over the past 24 hours, ...

Negotiations successful in swapping five British held by Russia

LONDON, England: The non-profit organization Presidium Network has announced that five British prisoners of war captured in Ukraine have been ...

Malaysia to give Myanmar a hard time in upcoming ASEAN meeting after death of kids

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Southeast Asian nations must decide whether a five-point plan to end the violence in Myanmar is ...

Large number of illegal Bangladeshis arrested in neighboring Indian state

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian state of Tripura has decided to form a special investigation team (SIT) of local ...

US seeks lower truck emissions, transition to electric

WASHINGTON D.C.: After Congress approved new initiatives to speed the adoption of zero-emission vehicles, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

Cyclone roars through Canada with 80 mph winds, damage called heavy

HALIFAX, Canada: Cyclone Fiona struck northeast Canada this weekend, with reports of houses being washed into the ocean, roofs torn ...

Royals reveal details of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place

LONDON (CNN), 24 September 2022 - Buckingham Palace has released a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place within ...

EU considers new sanctions against Russia, including cap on gas prices

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In response to a new escalation in Russia's war against Ukraine, the European Union is considering an oil ...

Invincible Defense Technology to put warring parties on path to peace

Longstanding divisive issues between Azerbaijan and Armenia resulting from or related to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remain unresolved, despite continuing efforts ...

US to seek death penalty against alleged New York bike path killer

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government said it will seek the death penalty for Sayfullo Saipov, the man charged with running ...

Hong Kong expected to reduce strict COVID-19 quarantine policy

HONG KONG: To keep the city connected with the rest of the world, while ensuring an "orderly opening-up," Hong Kong ...

Ashraf Ghani still considers himself the legitimate Afghanistan president

In his first public and comprehensive interview after the collapse of the Afghan Government back in August last year, the ...

Don't touch foreigners to reduce monkeypox risk, says Chinese official

BEIJING, China: After the first known case of monkeypox was reported on mainland China last week, a senior Chinese health ...

U.S. traffic deaths hit 16-year high in first half of 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to an early estimate released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the first half ...

Following N. Korea missile tests, US sends aircraft carrier on visit

SEOUL, South Korea: A U.S. aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, will visit South Korea for the first time in ...

Influential Egyptian Cleric Al-Qaradawi Dies at 96

Cairo - Prominent Egyptian Islamist cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, a major force behind the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions across the ...

France's Macron Lands First State Visit of Biden's Presidency

Washington - French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Washington in early December for the first state visit of President ...

Pentagon Chief criticises China's "unprecedented provocations", reaffirms India-US partnership for brighter future of Indo-Pacific

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 27 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin sharply criticised China for "unprecedented provocations in the ...

Don Mattingly begins final week with Marlins in series vs. Mets

The relationship between Don Mattingly and Buck Showalter goes back more than 40 years. But this week might mark the ...

There should be no space for fraud in Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday emphasized on the use of technology to ...

Cameroon's Separatists Say Splinter Groups Kill, Abduct Fighters

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's English-speaking separatists have for the first time acknowledged deadly clashes between splinter rebel groups.In a video ...

Lagos Observes 'Car Free Day' to Promote Cleaner Air

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigeria's economic hub of Lagos is the most congested city in Africa and has some of its ...

MoS Chauhan hold talks with Russian Deputy Minister for Communications, highlights India's success in digital infrastructure

Bucharest [Romania], September 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan held a bilateral talk with Deputy Minister ...

Former Biden spokeswoman issues election warning

Jen Psaki has suggested that Democrats will lose control of Congress if voters see the elections as a referendum on ...

Canada drops vaccine mandate starting Oct. 1

The Canadian government made it official Monday: No more COVID-19 vaccine mandate for international visitors -- including athletes -- beginning ...

Dr. Dre shares advice for Rihanna ahead of 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show performance

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): American rapper and record producer Dr Dre has shared some wisdom for Rihanna ahead of ...

Leading Indian professionals excited to tee it up at inaugural Grant Thornton Invitational

Gurugram (Haryana)[India], September 26 (ANI): Leading Indian professional golfers are excited to tee it up at the inaugural Kapil Dev-Grant ...

'Dare to Dream' project to help young football talent to hone skills: Bhaichung

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 26 (ANI): Legendary Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia said that 'Dare to Dream' programme aims to ensure ...

Seoul Says North Korea, China Reopen Freight Train Traffic

Seoul, South Korea - North Korea and China resumed freight train service Monday following a five-month hiatus, South Korean officials ...

Yogi govt to buy Bajra along with Maize and Barley from farmers

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 26 (ANI): In a pro-farmer move, for the first time, the Yogi-led government in Uttar ...

If govt had taken decision about PoK in 1971, it would have been with India: Rajnath Singh

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 26 (ANI): Defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that if the then Indian government ...

India raised matter through diplomatic channels: Jaishankar to minorities panel on reports of Sikh woman's abduction, forced conversion in Pak

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Responding to National Commission for Minorities' concerns over the reports of the abduction and ...

INTERPOL issues diffusion notice against rape accused Nepal former cricket captain

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 26 (ANI): A diffusion notice has been issued by INTERPOL against Sandeep Lamichhane, the former Nepali cricket ...

Putin grants Russian citizenship to US whistleblower Edward Snowden: Report

Moscow [Russia], September 26 (ANI): Russia on Monday granted citizenship to former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and whistleblower ...

The UK's water industry is broken - here's how to fix it

Prolonged periods of intense heat affected large parts of the UK and Europe this summer. These conditions forced parts of ...

ECB expects economic activity to slow, interest rates to increase further

© Provided by Xinhua Addressing a hearing of the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, Lagarde said: "We expect ...

South Sudan violence proliferating, warn independent rights experts

Deeply disturbing violence is escalating "all over" South Sudan, top independent UN human rights experts have warned.Women and girls continue ...

Braves visit White House to celebrate 2021 World Series win

Carrying on the tradition of celebrating a championship at the White House, the 2021 World Series champion Atlanta Braves were ...

"We will have to play hard to reach quarterfinals": PR Sreejesh on India's Hockey World Cup pool

By Gurmeet Raj BatraNew Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Veteran hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh on Friday said that the Indian ...

Rajnath Singh compares PM Modi with King Bharata at Himachal Pradesh event

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 26 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during his Himachal Pradesh visit on Monday compared Prime ...

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U.S. stock markets slide amidst turmoil on currency and bond markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a choppy day Monday, which was marred by severe gyrations in bond ...

100th anniversary of renowned Hollywood sign calls for repaint

HOLLYWOOD, California: Ahead of its 100th anniversary, the world famous Hollywood sign on Mount Lee overlooking Los Angeles is being ...

US Senate targets Facebook, Google for money shared with news groups

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that will allow news organizations to jointly negotiate with ...

Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An extraordinary plunge in the British pound to an all-time low on Monday has spooked investors, ...

1.1 million Teslas in U.S. recalled for software update

AUSTIN, Texas: Due to increased risks caused by a fault in its automatic window reversal system, electric vehicle maker Tesla ...

Surging costs to result in vegetable shortages, says EU farmers

PARIS, France: Throughout northern and western Europe, vegetable producers are considering not planting crops due to the financial effects of ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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