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North Korea fires two cruise missiles: Seoul defence ministry

The last time Pyongyang conducted a weapons test was July 10, when they fired what appeared to be multiple rocket launchers

The Hindu 17 Aug 2022 11:09 pm

Man Arrested At Thai Airport With White Desert Fox, Pythons

An Indian man has been arrested at Thailand's main airport attempting to smuggle out a menagerie of live creatures including a white desert fox and a raccoon, officials said Wednesday.

NDTV 17 Aug 2022 10:01 pm

British Sikh Windsor Castle intruder told guards he wanted to kill Queen

Chail was previously held under the Mental Health Act on being found armed in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

The Hindu 17 Aug 2022 7:47 pm

MEDIA: The closure of New Frame highlights how and why power funds progressive media

The closure of the online, progressive left publication New Frame in the middle of this year has occasioned outbursts and accusations among the media outlets. They have been accusing each other of working against each other, against nebulous principles and accepting money or news directives from powerful sources. That the powerful sources range from the The post MEDIA: The closure of New Frame highlights how and why power funds progressive media appeared first on IndianSpice .

Indian Spice 17 Aug 2022 7:35 pm

Media: Daily Maverick accused, cleared of intimidation

South African media has been rocked by allegations of progressive news outlets being funded by everyone from Bell Pottinger, Qatar, the CIA and your friendly neo-liberal masters. We repost the article in the public interest without comment. This article published in full from: https://falcons.org.za/insight/daily-mavericks-pyrrhic-court-victory-wont-wash-off-the-cia-stain-against-it-39777543-2e6a-439f-907d-f0899fd6fab8/ OPINION: The Daily Mavericks pyrrhic victory was not on merit. A The post Media: Daily Maverick accused, cleared of intimidation appeared first on IndianSpice .

Indian Spice 17 Aug 2022 2:18 pm

UK inflation hits double digits in July for the first time in 40 years

The Consumer Prices Index rose 10.1% in July in the UK from a year earlier after a 9.4% gain the month before

Business Standard 17 Aug 2022 1:28 pm

India can make a significant contribution to stabilise Afghanistan: Russia

After PM Modi said India can realise its full potential if it remains rooted in its civilisational DNA, Vladimir Putin said that more countries are choosing the path of free, sovereign development

Business Standard 17 Aug 2022 1:23 pm

Turkish air strikes kill 17 on Syria border posts

At least three Syrian soldiers were among the dead and six were wounded in the Turkish raids

The Hindu 17 Aug 2022 4:03 am

Putin blasts U.S. 'hegemony', predicts end to 'unipolar' world

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. of trying to encourage extended hostilities in Ukraine as part of what he described as part of Washingtons alleged efforts to maintain its global hegemony

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022 11:11 pm

Scotland becomes first country to make period products free for all

The Scottish government said it became the first in the world to legally protect the right to access free period products when its Period Products Act came into force Monday

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022 8:02 pm

Sudan floods continue to tear up homes, 66 people killed

Some 24,000 homes and two dozen government buildings have been badly damaged or completely destroyed in Sudan since the rains started in June

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022 6:05 pm

While high-tech ship berths at SL, China says it doesn't affect any country

They do not affect the security and the economic interests of any country and should not be obstructed by any third party, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said.

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 5:27 pm

U.S. will be key partner in creation of new India, says Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu

He said the Indian diaspora will continue to be a critical pillar in this journey

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022 2:04 pm

Portugal's largest protected area records biggest fire since 2018

The fire in Serra da Estrela, Portugal's largest protected area, is the largest in the country since 2018, the Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests reported.

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 1:30 pm

Chinese vessel reaches Sri Lankas Hambantota port

The vessel was earlier scheduled to dock at the China-backed Hambantota port on August 11 for replenishment, according to officials. Its arrival was postponed by five days.

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022 12:05 pm

The View From India| Navigating Taiwan controversy, China ties

Understand international affairs from the Indian perspective with View from India

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022 11:15 am

Gold extends fall by 1% on stronger dollar, US Fed rate-hike worries

Spot gold was down 0.1% at $1,777.46 per ounce, as of 0054 GMT, after hitting its lowest since Aug. 8 at $1,772.30 on Monday

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 9:31 am

Norway, Germany to enhance cooperation on security, green transition

Norwegian PM Jonas Gahr Store met visiting German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Norway's capital Oslo to discuss major challenges facing Europe, including security, climate issues and green transition.

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 9:28 am

Indian defence attache now has unescorted access to Pentagon: US Air Force

Indian defence attache now has unescorted access to the Pentagon, a top US Defense Department official has said

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 9:28 am

Former PM Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan in September: Minister

A Pakistan federal minister has claimed that former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif would return to the country in September.

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 9:25 am

Russia accuses British reconnaissance aircraft of border violation

An RC-135 reconnaissance plane of the British Royal Air Force illegally crossed Russia's state border in the Arctic area of Cape Svyatoy Nos, the Russian Defence Ministry has said

Business Standard 16 Aug 2022 9:20 am

Idol for Ayodhya temple should be sourced from Nepals Himalayas: Bimlendra Nidhi

Former Deputy PM of Nepal brings proposal from eminent citizens of neighbouring country

The Hindu 15 Aug 2022 10:11 pm

Check out top quotes from PM Modis Independence Day 2022 speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag and addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of Indias 76th Independence Day. The August 15 ceremony is particularly significant this year as it marks the 75 years of Indias Independence. Notably, this was Prime Ministers ninth address to the nation The post Check out top quotes from PM Modis Independence Day 2022 speech appeared first on IndianSpice .

Indian Spice 15 Aug 2022 7:03 pm

Sony PlayStation4 pipped Xbox One sales, admits Microsoft: Report

Sony has surpassed Microsoft in terms of console sales and installed base, having sold more than twice as many Xbox in the last generation, Microsoft said in those documents.

Business Standard 15 Aug 2022 5:31 pm

Dollar jumps on safety flows after China data, yuan slips on rate cut

The U.S. dollar index against six peers rose 0.6% to 106.3, consolidating near the middle of its range this month. The euro eased 0.6% against the dollar to $1.0191, after touching a one-week low.

Business Standard 15 Aug 2022 5:18 pm

3 Of Indian Origin, Who Cheated In Singapore Law Exam, Drop Practice Plea

Six trainee lawyers, including three of Indian origin, withdrew their applications on Monday to practise law in Singapore after they were found to have cheated in the 2020 Bar examinations, according...

NDTV 15 Aug 2022 4:47 pm

Myanmar court convicts Suu Kyi on more corruption charges

Aung San Suu Kyi denied all the charges, and her lawyers are expected to appeal

The Hindu 15 Aug 2022 4:12 pm

Man with knife cannot silence man with pen: New York Governor on Rushdie

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul has condemned the cowardly attack on author Salman Rushdie, asserting that a man with a knife cannot silence a man with a pen

Business Standard 15 Aug 2022 1:14 pm

India at 75 | Biden says U.S. & India are indispensable partners; invokes Mahatma Gandhi in Independence Day message

This year, the U.S. and India also celebrate the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations, U.S. President Joe Biden said

The Hindu 15 Aug 2022 10:54 am

China resorts to interest rate cuts as data shows 'alarming' slowdown

Bond yields slumped after the People's Bank of China lowered the rate on its one-year policy loans by 10 basis points to 2.75% and the seven-day reverse repo rate to 2% from 2.1%

Business Standard 15 Aug 2022 9:32 am

Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral ties: Report

In a letter to Kim Jong Un, Mr. Putin said closer ties would help strengthen the security and stability of Korean peninsula and Northeastern Asian region

The Hindu 15 Aug 2022 6:15 am

Salman Rushdie on the road to recovery, says his agent

The announcement followed news that the lauded writer was removed from a ventilator and able to talk and joke.

The Hindu 14 Aug 2022 8:27 pm

Shelling kills 1 in Ukraine; Russia wants nuke plant pledges

The Ukrainian emergency service said one person was killed in shelling early Sunday.

The Hindu 14 Aug 2022 6:05 pm

Liz Truss in commanding lead over Rishi Sunak in UK PM race: Survey

The UK prime ministerial race frontrunner, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, continues to hold on to a commanding 22-point lead over former Chancellor Rishi Sunak

Business Standard 14 Aug 2022 5:28 pm

INS Satpura to conduct 75-lap 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Run' at San Diego

Dedicated to 75 stalwarts of India's Freedom Struggle, INS Satpura will conduct a 75-lap Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Run at San Diego US Navy Base on August 15

Business Standard 14 Aug 2022 1:25 pm

Duduzile Zuma investigated by Hawks for instigating 2021 Phoenix unrest

Hawks confirms that theyre investigating Jacob Zumas Daughter ( Duduzile Zuma ) for 2021 July unrest. Duduzile Zuma was seen taking to social media during the unrest last year, thanking those protesting for supporting her corrupt father, among other things. Twenty people alleged to have instigated last years unrest appeared in the Durban magistrates court The post Duduzile Zuma investigated by Hawks for instigating 2021 Phoenix unrest appeared first on IndianSpice .

Indian Spice 13 Aug 2022 4:01 pm

Thousands rally in Budapest after govt suspends rules to protect forests

Thousands of Hungarians rallied in Budapest after the government suspended nature conservation rules, particularly those for protecting forests.

Business Standard 13 Aug 2022 1:30 pm

21,000 people, including British nationals, brought to UK from Afghanistan

More than 21,000 people, including British nationals and their families, have been safely brought to the UK from Afghanistan, the government has said.

Business Standard 13 Aug 2022 9:26 am

Elon Musk responds to Ford CEO Jim Farley's pickup truck jab

After Ford CEO Jim Farley took a playful dig at Elon Musk, the tech billionaire has shared a lighthearted response to the playful pickup truck jab from him.

Business Standard 13 Aug 2022 9:26 am

Chinese research ship steers clear of Sri Lanka's port, for now: Report

Chinese ballistic missile and satellite tracking ship 'Yuan Wang 5' was to arrive on Thursday and remain at the port until August 17 for replenishment

Business Standard 13 Aug 2022 1:29 am

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage; New York Governor says he is alive, taken to hospital

Renowned author Salman Rushdie, who faced death threats over his book The Satanic Verses, was stabbed on stage in Western New York state. New York Governor Kathy Hochul said the author is alive and has been transported to a local hospital. He is alive and has been transported, airlifted, to safety The event moderator was The post Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage; New York Governor says he is alive, taken to hospital appeared first on IndianSpice .

Indian Spice 13 Aug 2022 12:53 am

US witnessing a silent spread in undiagnosed polio cases: CDC official

There must be several hundred cases of undiagnosed polio circulating in the US, according to a senior official with the CDC

Business Standard 12 Aug 2022 1:24 pm

India expresses concern over shelling near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia NPP

India expressed its concern over the reports of shelling near the fuel storage facility of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Ukraine and called for mutual restraint.

Business Standard 12 Aug 2022 9:31 am