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President Ramnath Kovind inaugurates 'India-Jamaica Friendship Garden' in Kingston; check pics

President Ramnath Kovind inaugurates 'India-Jamaica Friendship Garden' in Kingston; check pics

The President, who is accompanied by First Lady Savita Kovind,  planted a sapling at the Hope Gardens. This comes amid the President's four-day visit to the Caribbean nation.

May 17, 2022, 06:42 AM IST
Another explosion rocks Pakistan's Karachi; at least 1 reported dead, over 10 injured in Bombay Bazar

Another explosion rocks Pakistan's Karachi; at least 1 reported dead, over 10 injured in Bombay Bazar

Earlier on May 12, a bomb explosion in the Saddar area had left one person dead and 13 others wounded. The police had said that a vehicle of the Pakistan Coast Guards was a possible target. 

May 16, 2022, 23:31 PM IST
Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Ranil Wickremesinghe, appointed prime minister on Thursday, said in an address to the nation the country urgently needed $75 million in foreign exchange to pay for essential imports.

May 16, 2022, 20:36 PM IST
India-Nepal relations are unshakeable like Himalayas, says PM Modi; calls his visit 'a special one'

India-Nepal relations are unshakeable like Himalayas, says PM Modi; calls his visit 'a special one'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was on a day-long visit to the Himalayan nation at the invitation of his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba, made the remarks while addressing the International

May 16, 2022, 20:11 PM IST
Finland, Sweden joining NATO a mistake that would stoke military tension, warns Russia

Finland, Sweden joining NATO a mistake that would stoke military tension, warns Russia

"They should have no illusions that we will simply put up with it - and nor should Brussels, Washington and other NATO capitals," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying

May 16, 2022, 17:39 PM IST
India-Nepal agree to establish sister-city relations between Lumbini and Kushinagar; check details of MoUs signed today

India-Nepal agree to establish sister-city relations between Lumbini and Kushinagar; check details of MoUs signed today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba held a discussion on a broad overview of Nepal-India cooperation and the matters of mutual interests with a view to further

May 16, 2022, 16:20 PM IST
Margaret Thatcher statue egged shortly after installation, booed by passerby

Margaret Thatcher statue egged shortly after installation, booed by passerby

Margaret Thatcher who died on 8 April, 2013 became the first woman Prime Minister of Britain in 1979.

May 16, 2022, 12:32 PM IST
Vladimir Putin is 'seriously ill', suffering from blood cancer, says Russian oligarch in leaked audio-tape

Vladimir Putin is 'seriously ill', suffering from blood cancer, says Russian oligarch in leaked audio-tape

A Russian oligarch, having close ties with Putin, has reportedly said that the Russian leader is “suffering from blood cancer" in a leaked audio conversation. 

May 16, 2022, 10:39 AM IST
California church shooting: One killed, five injured; suspect detained

California church shooting: One killed, five injured; suspect detained

The Orange County sheriff`s department noted that it had detained a suspect at the scene and had recovered a weapon that may be involved. 

May 16, 2022, 07:45 AM IST
North Korea reports 8 new COVID-suspected deaths, 392,920 more 'fever' cases

North Korea reports 8 new COVID-suspected deaths, 392,920 more 'fever' cases

North Korea's suspected-COVID death toll stands at 50 as reported on Sunday (May 15) by its State media.

May 16, 2022, 06:30 AM IST
Sikhs' killing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa evokes sharp criticism from India, Pakistan

Sikhs' killing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa evokes sharp criticism from India, Pakistan

Two Sikh men were reportedly shot dead by some unidentified persons in the Sarband area of Pakistan's Peshawar. The victims were identified as Ranjit Singh, 38 and Kuljit Singh, 42. Both of them were

May 15, 2022, 20:56 PM IST
Finnish President confirms country will apply to join NATO

Finnish President confirms country will apply to join NATO

Putin said such a move would hurt Russian-Finnish relations, reports Reuters.

May 15, 2022, 18:57 PM IST
Curfew lifted for Buddhist festival in crisis-hit Sri Lanka, new PM Ranil Wickremesinghe picks Cabinet

Curfew lifted for Buddhist festival in crisis-hit Sri Lanka, new PM Ranil Wickremesinghe picks Cabinet

A nationwide curfew was fully lifted on Sunday to allow Sri Lankans to celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vesak, reports Reuters.

May 15, 2022, 18:10 PM IST
Pakistan: 3 children, soldiers killed in suicide blast in North Waziristan

Pakistan: 3 children, soldiers killed in suicide blast in North Waziristan

The children killed were aged between 4 to 11 years, and three soldiers also died in the suicide blast in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan. 

May 15, 2022, 18:01 PM IST
Two Sikh businessmen killed in broad daylight in Pakistan

Two Sikh businessmen killed in broad daylight in Pakistan

The two Sikhs were in the business of spices and had shops in the Bata Tal bazaar in Sarband, reports PTI.

May 15, 2022, 16:37 PM IST
Omicron wreaks havoc in North Korea, over 8,20,000 Covid-19 cases recorded within three days

Omicron wreaks havoc in North Korea, over 8,20,000 Covid-19 cases recorded within three days

North Korea announced its first wave of COVID-19 cases on Thursday (May 12). 

May 15, 2022, 13:18 PM IST
18-year-old opens fire at New York supermarket, kills 10 in live-streamed racial attack

18-year-old opens fire at New York supermarket, kills 10 in live-streamed racial attack

The gunman wore body armour and military-style clothing during the attack on mostly Black shoppers and workers at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo.

May 15, 2022, 10:52 AM IST
My assassination being planned: Imran Khan says he has a tape with names of conspirators

My assassination being planned: Imran Khan says he has a tape with names of conspirators

Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that in case something happens to him a video tape with the names of all the conspirators will be made public.

May 15, 2022, 09:48 AM IST
Our partnership will continue to deepen: PM Modi congratulates UAE's new President Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed

Our partnership will continue to deepen: PM Modi congratulates UAE's new President Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed that he hoped the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the India and UAE would continue to deepen and grow.

May 15, 2022, 09:24 AM IST
China forbids citizens from going overseas for 'non-essential' reasons

China forbids citizens from going overseas for 'non-essential' reasons

Those who need to go abroad to help with fighting the pandemic, or transporting disaster relief resources will have their applications expedited, according to the announcement.

May 14, 2022, 23:29 PM IST