Bomb kills at least 30 near girls’ school in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan , May 8 (AP) — A bomb exploded near a girls’ school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday,...

“New Important Chapter”: EU, India Relaunch Long-Stalled Trade Talks

Porto, Portugal, May 8 (AFP): The EU and India agreed Saturday to relaunch long-stalled trade talks in a major push to boost ties at...

Drone Attack Targets US Military Base In Iraq

Baghdad, May 8 (AFP): A drone packed with explosives hit an Iraqi base housing US troops early Saturday causing damage but no casualties, the...

Indian-American Congresswoman Appeals To Raise Funds For India Amid COVID-19 Surge

Washington, May 8 (PTI): Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has issued an urgent appeal to raise funds for India, which is experiencing one of the...

Singapore Restricts Entry For Work Pass Holders Amid Covid Surge In India

Singapore, May 8 (PTI): In view of the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in several countries, especially India, and emergence of new virus variants, Singapore...

Anti-Inflammatory Drug Ibuprofen Does Not Worsen Covid Symptoms: Study

Paris, May 8 (AFP): Taking anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen does not increase the risk of developing a severe form of Covid-19 or of dying...

South Africa’s royal scandal: New Zulu king’s claim disputed

CAPE TOWN, South Africa , May 8 (AP) — A new Zulu king was named in South Africa amid scenes of chaos after members...

Medics: 200 Palestinians hurt in Al-Aqsa clashes with police

JERUSALEM , May 8 (AP) — A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in...

Indian middle distance runner Gomathi Marimuthu’s appeal against four-year doping suspension rejected by CAS

New Delhi, May 5 (PTI): The appeal of Indian middle distance runner Gomathi Marimuthu against her four-year suspension for doping in 2019 has been...

Nepal’s KP Sharma Oli govt loses majority support after Maoist party withdraws support

Kathmandu, May 5 (PTI): Nepal’s embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli-led government on Wednesday lost majority support in the House of Representatives after...

US tracking out-of-control wreckage of Chinese rocket falling back to earth

Washington, United States, May 5 (PTI): The debris of China’s Long March 5B rocket, which last week launched the core module of the country’s...

US’ HDT Bio begins Phase-III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in India

Washington, May 5 (PTI) US-based biopharmaceutical company HDT Bio Corp on Wednesday announced to begin Phase III trial of its COVID-19 vaccine in India. The...

Jaishankar holds virtual meeting with Japanese counterpart; discusses bilateral ties, Indo Pacific

London, May 5 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said he held a cordial virtual meeting with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi...

Israeli president asks Opposition leader to form govt after Netanyahu fails to form coalition

Jerusalem, May 5 (PTI) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday tasked Opposition leader Yair Lapid to form a new government, after beleaguered Prime Minister...

US, Japan, South Korea diplomats review North Korea strategy

London, May 5 (AP) The United States, Japan and South Korea are going ahead with efforts to push North Korea back to nuclear negotiations...

Facebook board rules in favour of continuing suspension of Trump’s account

Washington, May 5 (PTI) Facebook's Oversight Board on Wednesday upheld the social media giant's decision to suspend former US president Donald Trump's account in...

Microsoft committed to use its resources to support Covid relief efforts in India: CEO...

Washington, May 5 (PTI) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday said the US technology giant is committed to use its resources to support the...

Mexico City metro overpass collapse kills at least 23

MEXICO CITY, May 4 (AP) — An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent the train plunging toward a busy boulevard...

15 killed, 35 injured as bus falls into ravine in Pakistan

Islamabad, May 4 (PTI) At least 15 people were killed and more than 35 others injured when a speeding passenger bus fell into a...

Jaishankar discusses Covid, Indo-Pacific with US counterpart Blinken in UK

London/Washington, May 4 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in their first in-person meeting, discussed ways to...