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Taliban dissolve Afghanistan's Human Rights Commission, deem it 'unnecessary'

Taliban attributed this decision to a lack of funds for 'unnecessary' departments amid their financial crunch.

May 17, 2022, 07:05 AM IST

In first since Ukraine war, Pentagon chief dials Russian counterpart, calls for immediate ceasefire

A U.S. official said the call, which was requested by U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, lasted about an hour but did not solve any specific issues or lead to direct changes in what the Russians are doing in Ukraine.

May 13, 2022, 23:14 PM IST

Donald Trump slams Joe Biden's giant Ukraine aid bill, urges Europe to pick up the check

"Why are we giving more than USD 40 Billion to Ukraine while Europe, by comparison, is giving very little, and they are greatly more impacted by a Russian invasion, obviously, than the US," Trump said in a statement.

May 13, 2022, 13:29 PM IST

WATCH: Tornado rips through Kansas in US, damages multiple buildings; leaves over 15,000 without power

The video going viral on the internet shows a powerful tornado ripping through homes and buildings in US' Kansas. 

May 01, 2022, 13:18 PM IST

Fueled by high winds, US witnesses one of largest wildfires

The National Interagency Fire Centre reports that 3,496 square kilometres of land have been burned this year, outpacing the 10-year average by 30%.

 

Apr 26, 2022, 09:50 AM IST

We are making our decisions: Nirmala Sitharaman's answer to US on India's stance on Ukraine

"We are making decisions, we are taking calls, we are taking calibrated positions because we need to be strong where we are, given the geographical locational realities," Nirmala Sitharaman told the US.

Apr 23, 2022, 08:43 AM IST

'Very clear' that we don't want India to rely on Russia, warns US amid Ukraine war

"We've been very clear with India as well as other nations that we don't want to see them rely on Russia for defence needs. We've been nothing but honest about that and discouraging that," Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said. 

Apr 23, 2022, 07:10 AM IST

Russian invasion: US President Joe Biden unveils $800 million military aid package for Ukraine

Adding this week's package brings total US military aid to Ukraine since Russia invaded to well over $3 billion. Biden pledged to send dozens of howitzers, 144,000 rounds of ammunition, and tactical drones, as he called on Congress for supplemental funding to provide additional aid for Kyiv.

Apr 21, 2022, 19:55 PM IST

Omicron subvariant makes up nearly three-quarters of new Covid-19 cases in US

The BA.2 variant represented 74.4 per cent of the new Covid-19 cases in the country for the week ending April 16, slightly down from 75.5 per cent a week prior, the IANS report said.

Apr 20, 2022, 06:26 AM IST

If harmed, India will not spare anyone: Rajnath Singh's strong message to China

In a strong message to China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that if harmed, India will not spare anyone, reports PTI.

Apr 15, 2022, 20:21 PM IST

Russian warship sinks, explosions heard in Kyiv; evacuations underway in Mariupol - Top points

 In the latest development, Russia informed that its lead warship in the Black Sea sank after an explosion and fire that Ukraine claimed was caused by a missile strike, reported Reuters. 

Apr 15, 2022, 08:39 AM IST

Sundar Pichai announces $9.5 billion for new offices, data centres in US

Pichai said that Google helped provide $617 billion in economic activity for millions of American businesses, nonprofits, creators, developers and publishers last year.

Apr 13, 2022, 16:25 PM IST

DNA: New York — Multiple injured in Brooklyn subway shooting

Several people were shot when gunfire was opened during morning rush hour in a subway train in New York's Brooklyn area.

Apr 13, 2022, 14:08 PM IST

New York Shooting: Gunman opens fire on Brooklyn metro station

There has been a big attack in the New York City of America. A high alert was issued after the attack.

Apr 13, 2022, 14:08 PM IST

DNA: New York — Multiple injured in Brooklyn subway shooting

Several people were shot when gunfire was opened during morning rush hour in a subway train in New York's Brooklyn area.

Apr 13, 2022, 00:08 AM IST

New York Shooting: Gunman opens fire on Brooklyn metro station

There has been a big attack in the New York City of America. A high alert was issued after the attack.

Apr 12, 2022, 22:22 PM IST

‘No superpower can dictate India, won't be a puppet of US': Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Reiterating his accusation against the US of threatening a regime change in the country, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said no superpower can dictate terms to India. 

Apr 08, 2022, 23:42 PM IST

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: 44th day of war today, Watch war news

Know what happened in the Russia-Ukraine war so far through superfast news stories.

Apr 08, 2022, 20:04 PM IST

After US, EU sanctions Russian Prez Vladimir Putin's daughters amid Bucha killings uproar

After the United States, now the European Union has also issued sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s daughters amid the uproar concerning the brutal Bucha killings.

Apr 08, 2022, 14:09 PM IST

‘Are you a terrorist?’: US airport kiosk security question leaves netizens in splits, Twitter reacts

A Twitter user named Rajat Suresh posted a photo of the self-check-in counter screen which asks a person, “Are you a terrorist?”.

Apr 07, 2022, 13:50 PM IST