Economic emergency just begun, warns Rishi Sunak with Spending Review

London, Nov 25 (PTI) UK Chanellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced a public sector pay freeze and a cut to foreign aid spending as...

Danish news agency rejects ransom demand after hacker attack

Copenhagen, Nov 25 (AP) Denmark's biggest news agency will stay offline for at least another day following a hacking attack this week and has...

US jobless claims rise to 778,000 as pandemic worsens

Washington, Nov 25 (AP) The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job...

US ready to lead the world and once again sit at the head of...

Washington, Nov 25 (PTI) Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden has introduced his key national security and foreign policy officials and said the...

Changes in fire activity threatens more than 4,400 species globally, says study

Melbourne, Nov 25 (PTI) Changes in fire activity are putting at risk more than 4,400 species across the globe, according to a new study...

Iran’s president hopes Biden unravels Trump’s Iran policies

Tehran, Nov 25 (AP) Iran's president reiterated his hope Wednesday that US President-elect Joe Biden would return America's Iran policy to where he left...

Jaishankar hails contributions of Indian diaspora in Bahrain in strengthening bilateral ties

 Manama, Nov 25 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday virtually interacted with the members of the Indian diaspora in Bahrain via video...

US lawmaker expresses concern over Chinese construction along Indian border

Washington, Nov 25 (PTI) Expressing concern over reports of China's illegal construction activities along the Indian border in Ladakh, an influential US lawmaker has...

Pak host to largest number of UN proscribed terrorists, should remember Abbottabad: India

United Nations, Nov 25 (PTI) India has reminded Pakistan, the host to the world's largest number of UN proscribed terrorists and entities , of...

Singapore arrests Bangladeshi man for plotting attacks against Hindus, planning to fight in Kashmir

Singapore, Nov 24 (PTI) A Bangladeshi man, who was plotting attacks against Hindus in his own country and planning to fight in Kashmir, has...

Sea-change in India-UK financial partnership, says Lord Mayor of London

London, Nov 24 (PTI) The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, concluded a two-day virtual visit to India on Tuesday, the focus of which...

Roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan kills 14

Kabul, Nov 24 (AP) Roadside bombs exploded in central Afghanistan on Tuesday killing at least 13 civilians and a traffic policeman, officials said, even...

Darwin notebooks reported stolen from Cambridge library

London, Nov 24 (AP) Cambridge University launched an appeal Tuesday to find two valuable notebooks written by Charles Darwin after they were reported as...

UNICEF gearing up for mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally

United Nations, Nov 24 (PTI) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 global partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and...

Pak PM Imran Khan approves chemical castration of rapists: report

Islamabad, Nov 24 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday approved in principle a law on chemical castration of rapists and fast tracking...

China successfully launches its first spacecraft to moon to collect samples, return to earth

Beijing/Wenchang, Nov 24 (PTI) China on Tuesday successfully launched its maiden unmanned spacecraft to collect samples from the lunar surface and return to earth,...

UN: COVID-19 lockdowns slashed pollutants, not CO2 levels

Geneva, Nov 23 (AP) A slowdown in industrial activity linked to the coronavirus pandemic has cut emissions of pollutants and heat-trapping greenhouse gases, but...

China to launch its first spacecraft to moon to collect samples, return to earth

Beijing, Nov 23 (PTI) China said on Monday that it will launch its first unmanned space mission on Tuesday to collect samples from the...

China worried Afghan may become hotbed for Uighur militants as US plans to pull...

Beijing, Nov 23 (PTI) A wary China on Monday urged the US to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in an orderly and responsible manner...

US provides missiles, renews pledge to defend Philippines

Manila, Nov 23 (AP) President Donald Trump's administration provided precision-guided missiles and other weapons to help the Philippines battle Islamic State group-aligned militants and...