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Video showing 'sex acts' in Australian parliament goes viral, PM Scott Morrison fires aide

Video showing 'sex acts' in Australian parliament goes viral, PM Scott Morrison fires aide

"The reports aired are disgusting and sickening. It`s not good enough and is totally unacceptable," Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

Mar 23, 2021, 21:08 PM IST
Dubai to host 4th edition of the WION Global Summit

Dubai to host 4th edition of the WION Global Summit

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will grace the event as Chief Guest. 

Mar 23, 2021, 19:53 PM IST
At least ten people, including cop, killed in Colorado supermarket shooting in US

At least ten people, including cop, killed in Colorado supermarket shooting in US

US President Joe Biden has been informed of the Boulder supermarket shooting that reportedly left several people dead, informed White House spokesperson Jen Psaki.

Mar 23, 2021, 07:01 AM IST
India, Pakistan, China to hold joint anti-terrorism exercise

India, Pakistan, China to hold joint anti-terrorism exercise

The decision to hold the joint exercise named "Pabbi-Antiterror-2021" was announced by the eight-member bloc, SCO.

Mar 21, 2021, 20:43 PM IST
Mizoram CM holds meeting with Myanmar's foreign minister over political situation amid coup

Mizoram CM holds meeting with Myanmar's foreign minister over political situation amid coup

The two leaders discussed the current political situation in Myanmar amid a coup in February.

Mar 21, 2021, 18:03 PM IST
China, US commit to enhance communication and cooperation on climate change

China, US commit to enhance communication and cooperation on climate change

The two-day dialogue was the first high-level contact between the two countries after their heads of state spoke on the phone on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:24 PM IST
Australia faces worst floods in 50 years, mass evacuation carried out

Australia faces worst floods in 50 years, mass evacuation carried out

The flooding comes in stark contrast with the devastating bushfires that struck Australia in late 2019 and early 2020 when nearly 7 per cent of NSW land was scorched.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:09 PM IST
Anti-lockdown protesters march through central London defying police order

Anti-lockdown protesters march through central London defying police order

Police said people breaching COVID-19 regulations could face fines or arrest.

Mar 21, 2021, 15:50 PM IST
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2021: History, significance, all you need to know

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2021: History, significance, all you need to know

The theme for International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2021 is "Youth standing up against racism".

Mar 21, 2021, 10:24 AM IST
International Forest Day 2021: History, theme, significance, everything you need to know about

International Forest Day 2021: History, theme, significance, everything you need to know about

Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, earlier in the day, launched a new Nagar Van Scheme on the occasion of International Forest Day. 

Mar 21, 2021, 09:35 AM IST
Global COVID-19 cases cross 122.7 million, US remains worst-hit country

Global COVID-19 cases cross 122.7 million, US remains worst-hit country

According to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE), the US is the worst-hit country with the world`s highest number of cases and deaths at 29,782,302 and 541,909, respectively. 

Mar 21, 2021, 09:31 AM IST
Heavy rains continue to batter Australia's east coast, flooding risk and evacuation warnings placed in NSW

Heavy rains continue to batter Australia's east coast, flooding risk and evacuation warnings placed in NSW

Flooding risk and evacuation warnings were in place for about 12 areas in New South Wales (NSW), Australia's most populous state with 8 million people.

Mar 21, 2021, 08:56 AM IST
EAM Jaishankar discussed Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific issues with US Defence Secretary

EAM Jaishankar discussed Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific issues with US Defence Secretary

The one-hour long talks included discussions around the current strategic situation in the Indo Pacific region.

Mar 20, 2021, 23:58 PM IST
Hindu journalist shot dead in Pakistan, march held in protest at Sukkur city in Sindh

Hindu journalist shot dead in Pakistan, march held in protest at Sukkur city in Sindh

Pakistan’s Hindu journalist Ajay Lalwani became a victim to a few politicians and bureaucrats-backed militants who shot him in cold blood while he was sitting in a barber shop.

Mar 20, 2021, 20:23 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 shakes Japan, tsunami alerts lifted

Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 shakes Japan, tsunami alerts lifted

About 200 households in Kurihara city, Miyagi Prefecture, lost power because of the quake

Mar 20, 2021, 17:35 PM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan, wife Bushra Bibi test COVID-19 positive, took Chinese vaccine

Pakistan PM Imran Khan, wife Bushra Bibi test COVID-19 positive, took Chinese vaccine

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tested COVID-19 positive on Saturday, the nation`s health minister announced just two days after the premier got his dose of the Chinese vaccine Sinovac.

Mar 20, 2021, 15:21 PM IST
UN World Happiness Report 2021: Finland tops the list, Check India's ranking here

UN World Happiness Report 2021: Finland tops the list, Check India's ranking here

The UN's happiness study which ranks the countries on the basis of questions from the Gallup World Poll, revealed that India stands on 139th spot. 

Mar 20, 2021, 13:09 PM IST
COVID-19: WHO urges the world to keep using AstraZeneca vaccine

COVID-19: WHO urges the world to keep using AstraZeneca vaccine

"We urge countries to continue using this important COVID-19 vaccine," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference in Geneva.

Mar 20, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
Heavy rainfall forces mass evacuations, flood warnings on Australia's east coast

Heavy rainfall forces mass evacuations, flood warnings on Australia's east coast

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned of the heavy rainfall could lead to life-threatening flash flooding amid damaging winds of up to 70 kilometres per hour (43 miles per hour) with gusts exceeding

Mar 20, 2021, 11:51 AM IST
Spring Equinox 2021: Bid 'Goodbye' to chilly months, check history and significance of this day

Spring Equinox 2021: Bid 'Goodbye' to chilly months, check history and significance of this day

This year Spring Equinox will take place on March 20th. 

Mar 20, 2021, 11:39 AM IST