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As UP Assembly goes paperless, MLAs fumble with tablets

The e-Vidhan that has made the Uttar Pradesh state Assembly go paperless, is proving cumbersome for the legislators, many of whom are not tech-savvy.

27 May 2022 5:03 pm
Pakistan: Fault lines visible in Shehbaz government as PML-N calls for immediate elections

A faction of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has shown its support for holding an immediate election in the country and expressed that if prices of petroleum products are hiked to meet the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) demand it will dent the party's popularity among the masses.

27 May 2022 1:35 pm
US school shooting: Grieving husband dies after wife is slain in Texas rampage

US school shooting :Irma Garcias family was already reeling from her death in the Texas school shooting that targeted her fourth grade classroom and killed her co-teacher and 19 students.

27 May 2022 12:54 pm
Delhi-based writer Geetanjali Shree's 'Tomb of Sand' wins International Booker Prize for first Hindi novel

International Booker Prize : Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian author to win the prestigious International Booker Prize for her utterly original Hindi novel 'Tomb of Sand', a family saga set in northern India about an 80-year-old woman who travels to Pakistan to confront the unresolved trauma of her teenage experiences of Partition and re-evaluates what it means to be a mother, a daughter, a woman and a feminist.

27 May 2022 10:55 am
Election 2024: Cong to hold two-day camp to discuss social media strategy for upcoming polls

The Congress will hold a two-day camp in Maharashtra's Nagpur on May 28 and 29 to discuss social media strategy for the upcoming elections and ways to counter the spread of misinformation, a party functionary said on Thursday.

26 May 2022 10:51 pm
7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Peru, no injuries reported

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake shook a remote region of southern Peru on Thursday, sending frightened people running into the streets in nearby Bolivia, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

26 May 2022 9:17 pm
I will come back to Islamabad: Imran Khan's 6-day ultimatum for fresh polls in Pakistan

Giving a six-day deadline to the Shehbaz Sharif government for dissolving provincial assemblies and announcing fresh general elections, ousted Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Thursday warned that if the imported government failed to do so, he would return to the capital with the entire nation.

26 May 2022 11:45 am
Russia hints to strengthen defence amid Japan hostility

Russia has said that it is closely monitoring hostile activities of Japan and reserves the right to strengthen its defence capability in response. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova made the remarks in a statement commenting on Japan's so-called protest against the joint strategic air patrol by Chinese and Russian air forces on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

26 May 2022 8:50 am
China announces military drills near Taiwan; PLA on high alert

Days after US President Joe Biden said Washington would intervene militarily if Beijing tried to reunify with Taiwan by force, China on Wednesday announced military drills around the island. China continues to regard Taiwan as its province even after decades of separate governance. Chinese President Xi Jinping even threatened to take the island, if needed.

26 May 2022 8:22 am
UK Partygate report blames top officials in PM's office for allowing 'culture of rule-breaking'

UK Partygate scandal: An investigation report into the UK partygate scandal, that involves PM Boris Johnson, blamed top officials in his office for allowing a 'culture of rule-breaking'. The report said that the practice must stop. Senior civil servant Sue Grays long-awaited report into the partygate scandal said the senior leadership team ... must bear responsibility for a culture that allowed events to take place that should not have been allowed to happen.

25 May 2022 5:26 pm
Key PTI members arrested, Islamabad sealed ahead of Imran Khan's Azadi March today

Key members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were arrested, while the entire Islamabad was sealed under the direction of the Shehbaz Sharif government on Wednesday. The development comes ahead of former Prime Minister Imran Khan's Azadi March scheduled for today.

25 May 2022 11:59 am
Russia Ukraine war: 200 decomposed bodies found in Mariupol apartment basement

As many as 200 bodies were found in the basement of an apartment building in Mariupol, as workers continued to dig the rubble of the structure. The bodies were found in a decomposed state, said an official. Though he did not say when they were discovered, the sheer number of victims makes it one of the deadliest known attacks of the war.

25 May 2022 10:07 am
Developing ties with China, will consider re-establishing ties with West later: Russian Foreign Min

Amid an ongoing war with Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday said that the country is currently focussing on developing ties with China, and will consider re-establishing ties with the West whether that is needed later, reported news agency Reuters.

24 May 2022 9:08 am
Imran Khan wants to unleash civil war in Pakistan, alleges PM Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday alleged that Imran Khan wants to unleash a civil war in the country, a day after the ousted premier asked his supporters to march peacefully to Islamabad on May 25 to press for the dissolution of the National Assembly and fresh elections.

23 May 2022 9:12 pm
'Ashamed of my country': Russian diplomat to UN resigns over 'aggressive war'

A veteran Russian diplomat to the U.N. Office at Geneva says he handed in his resignation before sending out a scathing letter to foreign colleagues inveighing against the aggressive war unleashed by President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine.

23 May 2022 6:29 pm
Xinjiang in focus as UN human rights chief arrives for China visit

Allegations of human rights abuses in China's northwestern Xinjiang region are the dominant issue on a visit by the United Nations' top rights official that starts Monday. Michelle Bachelet's visit is the first to China by a U.N. high commissioner for human rights since 2005, but rights groups warn it threatens to whitewash the ruling Communist Party's abuses in Xinjiang.

23 May 2022 4:31 pm
Ukrainian court sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in first war crimes trial

Ukraine war crimes: A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in prison on Monday for killing a Ukrainian, in the first war crimes trial.

23 May 2022 4:04 pm
Joe Biden calms concerns about Monkeypox, says 'doesn't rise to level of COVID19'

Monkeypox News: President Joe Biden sought Monday to calm concerns about recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States, saying he did not see the need to institute strict quarantine measures. Speaking in Tokyo a day after he said the virus was something to be concerned about, Biden said, I just don't think it rises to the level of the kind of concern that existed with COVID-19.

23 May 2022 2:16 pm
US, India, 11 countries join new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

President Joe Biden announced that 12 countries have joined a new trade pact that the White House says will help the United States work more closely with Asian economies on issues including supply chains, digital trade, clean energy and anti-corruption efforts.

23 May 2022 1:35 pm
'India big brother to Sri Lanka': Namal Rajapaksa thanks PM Modi for latest round of humanitarian aid

Extending gratitude to India for the latest round of humanitarian aid and essential items sent to Sri Lanka, Namal Rajapaksa on Monday said India has been a big brother to the country throughout the years, something that they will never forget.

23 May 2022 12:11 pm