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Russian Envoy Denis Alipov recalls India's role in defeating 'Nazi Germany' in World War 2

Russian Envoy Denis Alipov recalls India's role in defeating 'Nazi Germany' in World War 2

"Russians will always remember with gratitude the Indian contribution to the defeat of Nazi Germany. We proudly recall that in 1941 and 1942 friendship societies were set up in India in support of

May 09, 2022, 14:55 PM IST
Russia's military action in Ukraine a 'timely and necessary response' to West: Vladimir Putin

Russia's military action in Ukraine a 'timely and necessary response' to West: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed a parade in Moscow to celebrate his country's 1945 victory over Nazi Germany. 

May 09, 2022, 13:27 PM IST
Are Chinese military bases a threat to Australia, South Pacific nations?

Are Chinese military bases a threat to Australia, South Pacific nations?

Since World War II, Australia, France, New Zealand and the USA have been comfortable as undisputed "masters" of the South Pacific. 

May 09, 2022, 11:50 AM IST
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy's khaki fleece jacket auctioned for over Rs 85.5 lakh in London

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy's khaki fleece jacket auctioned for over Rs 85.5 lakh in London

The starting bidding price of Zelenskyy's 'famous khaki' was 50,000 pounds however, British PM Boris Johnson urged the buyers to bid higher for the fleece personally signed by the Ukrainian president

May 09, 2022, 10:12 AM IST
Philippine elections: Voting begins to elect next President, 18,000 other officials of all levels of government

Philippine elections: Voting begins to elect next President, 18,000 other officials of all levels of government

Filipinos began voting on Monday morning to elect their next President and some 18,000 other officials of all levels of government. A total of 37,211 polling centers across the country opened at 6

May 09, 2022, 09:22 AM IST
New Mexico wildfires turn into firefighters' nightmare as strong winds worsen blaze

New Mexico wildfires turn into firefighters' nightmare as strong winds worsen blaze

Strong, gusty winds are in many ways firefighters' worst nightmare, especially in conditions so hot and dry as the crews in the Southwest have been battling since early April.

May 09, 2022, 09:07 AM IST
Imran Khan warns Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif, says 'no power could stop' long march on May 20

Imran Khan warns Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif, says 'no power could stop' long march on May 20

Khan has warned the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) govt that over 2 million people will reach Islamabad to get real independence and to protest against the "imported government," reported ARY

May 09, 2022, 07:56 AM IST
Russia's Victory Day: Putin set to mark Soviet Union's WW2 triumph amid war with Ukraine

Russia's Victory Day: Putin set to mark Soviet Union's WW2 triumph amid war with Ukraine

As part of Russia's Victory Day celebrations, a fly-past over the nine domes of St Basil`s Cathedral will include supersonic fighters, strategic bombers and, for the first time since 2010, the Il-80

May 09, 2022, 07:15 AM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Canada removes trade tariffs on all imports from Kyiv

Russia-Ukraine war: Canada removes trade tariffs on all imports from Kyiv

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau also announced an additional USD 50 million in military assistance for Ukraine and imposed additional sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for providing indirect

May 09, 2022, 07:05 AM IST
Putin's actions bring 'shame' on Russia: G7 leaders after meeting Ukraine's President Zelenskyy virtually

Putin's actions bring 'shame' on Russia: G7 leaders after meeting Ukraine's President Zelenskyy virtually

Leaders from the Group of Seven including US President Joe Biden and France's Emmanuel Macron also reiterated their condemnation of Russia’s "unprovoked, unjustifiable and illegal military aggression

May 09, 2022, 06:58 AM IST
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif warns Imran Khan of legal action for 'instigating civil war'

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif warns Imran Khan of legal action for 'instigating civil war'

 ''Imran Niazi wants to enslave the masses, but we will not allow him to become the Hitler of Pakistan," PM Shehbaz Sharif said.

May 09, 2022, 06:39 AM IST
Covid-19 surge in China: Shanghai tightens lockdown, Beijing adopts mass testing to stem outbreak

Covid-19 surge in China: Shanghai tightens lockdown, Beijing adopts mass testing to stem outbreak

Shanghai was making a fresh push to bring case numbers outside the areas that were facing the strictest curbs to zero by the second half of May, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

May 08, 2022, 17:55 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Ukraine school bombed by Russia, 60 feared dead

Russia-Ukraine war: Ukraine school bombed by Russia, 60 feared dead

Governor Serhiy Gaidai said Russian forces dropped a bomb on Saturday afternoon on the school in Bilohorivka where about 90 people were sheltering, causing a fire that engulfed the building, reported

May 08, 2022, 15:47 PM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Russian bombing of a school in eastern Ukrainian village kills at least two

Russia-Ukraine war: Russian bombing of a school in eastern Ukrainian village kills at least two

The Governor of the Luhansk region said Russian forces dropped a bomb on the school where about 90 people were sheltering.

May 08, 2022, 14:24 PM IST
‘Pro-Beijing’ John Lee elected as Hong Kong's Chief Executive

‘Pro-Beijing’ John Lee elected as Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Lee, the sole candidate, received the votes of 1,416 members of a pro-Beijing election committee.

May 08, 2022, 14:12 PM IST
Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa scales Mt Everest for 26th time, breaks his own world record

Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa scales Mt Everest for 26th time, breaks his own world record

Besides Mt Everest, Rita has also scaled Mt Godwin-Austen (K2), Mt Lhotse, Mt Manaslu and Mt Cho Oyu.

May 08, 2022, 12:56 PM IST
Endless love: 72-year-old man lives with dead wife's body for 21 years

Endless love: 72-year-old man lives with dead wife's body for 21 years

Since the death of his wife in 2001, the retired military officer named Charn Janwatchakal kept her body at their home. 

May 08, 2022, 10:47 AM IST
'It's my right to...': Shahid Afridi defends 'Imran Khan made mistakes' remark after backlash

'It's my right to...': Shahid Afridi defends 'Imran Khan made mistakes' remark after backlash

The former Pakistan cricketer had reportedly said that he voted for the first time in 2013 because of Imran Khan. "But Imran Khan did many mistakes which he must admit," Afridi had said.

May 08, 2022, 09:54 AM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Joe Biden, other G7 leaders to meet Zelensky virtually today

Russia-Ukraine war: Joe Biden, other G7 leaders to meet Zelensky virtually today

G7 leaders will hold a video call today with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a show of unity the day before Russia marks its Victory Day holiday. 

May 08, 2022, 09:52 AM IST
Havana explosion: 27 dead after a massive explosion in Cuba hotel, desperate search for survivors continues

Havana explosion: 27 dead after a massive explosion in Cuba hotel, desperate search for survivors continues

Dr Julio Guerra Izquierdo, chief of hospital services at the Ministry of Health, raised the death toll to 27 with 81 people injured on Saturday evening.

May 08, 2022, 08:31 AM IST