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United Nations will neither use nor officially endorse the new Nepal map

United Nations will neither use nor officially endorse the new Nepal map

Even as the KP Sharma Oli-led Nepal government plans to send a new Nepali map, which shows Indian territories as Nepali, to the United Nations, the New York-based intergovernmental body won't be

Aug 01, 2020, 19:40 PM IST
US imposes sanctions on top-ranking Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

US imposes sanctions on top-ranking Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

The United States Administration President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist party, including a member of the ruling politburo, for alleged human

Jul 10, 2020, 12:53 PM IST
Drunk driver, who ran over his stepmother three times in a row at wedding in UK, jailed for six years

Drunk driver, who ran over his stepmother three times in a row at wedding in UK, jailed for six years

A 37-year-old man who was arrested for running over his stepmother, Kathryn Ashman,  three times in a row at a hotel car parking following a fight at a family wedding in August last year, has been

Jun 11, 2020, 21:39 PM IST
Newly released video is last known footage of Tasmanian tiger 'Benjamin' - Watch

Newly released video is last known footage of Tasmanian tiger 'Benjamin' - Watch

Newly released footage captures the last known moving images of Benjamin, the thylacine (Tasmanian tiger) who died from exposure in an Australian zoo in 1937.

May 20, 2020, 13:31 PM IST
What is Kawasaki disease and what are its symptoms?

What is Kawasaki disease and what are its symptoms?

At least 15 children have been hospitalised in New York City with symptoms of a rare inflammatory condition, alarming pediatricians across the US and raising concerns about the link of the mystery

May 06, 2020, 10:01 AM IST
US was 'attacked': Donald Trump on coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

US was 'attacked': Donald Trump on coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Struggling to restore normalcy in the US where the coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 47,000 people and infected over 8,52,000, President Donald Trump has said that the country was "

Apr 23, 2020, 09:12 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan tests for coronavirus COVID-19: Report

Pakistan PM Imran Khan tests for coronavirus COVID-19: Report

Advisor on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Wednesday that the family of the Prime Minister had already tested negative. 

Apr 22, 2020, 17:05 PM IST
Pakistan origin ISKP terrorist linked with Taliban, LeT arrested by Afghan forces

Pakistan origin ISKP terrorist linked with Taliban, LeT arrested by Afghan forces

NDS also added that many detained ISKP terrorists have close coordination with Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Haqqani terrorist network.

Apr 22, 2020, 14:09 PM IST
Lockdown in Singapore extended till June 1 amid rise in new coronavirus COVID-19 cases

Lockdown in Singapore extended till June 1 amid rise in new coronavirus COVID-19 cases

In a televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Lee said the government was committed to doing its "utmost" to keep the deadly virus at bay.

Apr 22, 2020, 12:06 PM IST
Critically ill with COVID-19, Chinese doctors wake up to find darkened skins, damaged liver

Critically ill with COVID-19, Chinese doctors wake up to find darkened skins, damaged liver

Both doctors were infected with COVID-19 while treating patients at the Wuhan Central Hospital in January.

Apr 21, 2020, 17:51 PM IST
Global hunger could double due to economic fallout of coronavirus COVID-19 crisis: UN

Global hunger could double due to economic fallout of coronavirus COVID-19 crisis: UN

The impact of lost tourism revenues, falling remittances and travel and other restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic are expected to leave some 130 million people acutely hungry this year,

Apr 21, 2020, 17:17 PM IST
Faisal Edhi, noted Pakistani social worker and head of Edhi Foundation, tests COVID-19 positive, home quarantined

Faisal Edhi, noted Pakistani social worker and head of Edhi Foundation, tests COVID-19 positive, home quarantined

Faisal Edhi, the chairman of Edhi Foundation and son of the late humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Pakistani media reports said on Tuesday.

Apr 21, 2020, 15:43 PM IST
Pakistan removes thousands of terrorists, including Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, from terror watch list: Report

Pakistan removes thousands of terrorists, including Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, from terror watch list: Report

The list in 2018 contained about 7,600 names. It has been reduced to under 3,800 in the past 18 months, according to Castellum.AI, a New York-based regulatory technology company.

Apr 21, 2020, 13:35 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in ‘grave danger’ after surgery; South Korean currency tumbles: Report

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in ‘grave danger’ after surgery; South Korean currency tumbles: Report

Speculation has been rife about what happened to Kim since he apparently skipped an annual visit to the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the occasion of the 108th birthday of his late grandfather and

Apr 21, 2020, 09:18 AM IST
US sets new global record with nearly 1,500 coronavirus COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

US sets new global record with nearly 1,500 coronavirus COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

The United States, which has become the new COVID-19 hotspot in the world after China, recorded nearly 1,500 deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic in a span of 24 hours. This is the highest number

Apr 04, 2020, 10:57 AM IST
Brett Crozier, fired US Navy Captain of coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier gets rousing farewell from sailors

Brett Crozier, fired US Navy Captain of coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier gets rousing farewell from sailors

The videos, which were posted on Facebook and Twitter, showed Brett Crozier addressing the crew members amid loud cheers of support from them. Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the

Apr 04, 2020, 09:30 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 may spread through normal breathing, claims top US scientist

Coronavirus COVID-19 may spread through normal breathing, claims top US scientist

Anthony Fauci, head of infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, said that the guidance on masks would be changed "because of some recent information that the virus can actually be

Apr 04, 2020, 07:53 AM IST
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani tests positive, quarantined

Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani tests positive, quarantined

Parliament announced Larijani's illness on Thursday on its website, saying he was receiving treatment in quarantine. Iran has one of the world's worst outbreaks of the virus. 

Apr 03, 2020, 07:42 AM IST
US at a 'very critical' phase, stay indoors  to win war against COVID-19: President Donald Trump tells Americans

US at a 'very critical' phase, stay indoors to win war against COVID-19: President Donald Trump tells Americans

The fatalities crossed 3,000 in the tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Globally, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections on Thursday crossed one million and the fatalities

Apr 03, 2020, 07:16 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 cases cross 1 million mark with over 50,000 deaths worldwide

Coronavirus COVID-19 cases cross 1 million mark with over 50,000 deaths worldwide

Deadly coronavirus continues to ravage nations across the world affecting more than a million people and claiming over 50,000 thousand people worldwide. According to the latest figures provided by

Apr 03, 2020, 06:24 AM IST