UK tables new ‘cheaper, quicker and easier’ Health Visa in Parliament

London, Jul 14 (PTI) The UK government tabled a new "cheaper, quicker and easier Health and Care Visa in Parliament on Tuesday, aimed at...

Faster implementation of SDGs can lead countries to inclusive recovery from COVID-19: India at...

United Nations, Jul 14 (PTI) As nations around the world grapple with COVID-19, India on Tuesday underlined that faster implementation of the Sustainable Development...

UK bans China’s Huawei, all 5G kit to be removed by 2027

London/Beijing, Jul 14 (PTI) The UK on Tuesday banned Huawei from its 5G telecom network, reversing an earlier decision to allow the Chinese tech...

PM Oli’s remarks on Ayodhaya invites sharp criticism

Kathmandu, Jul 14 (PTI) Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli's controversial remarks that Lord Ram was born in Thori near Birgunj and the real...

Singapore court grants absolute discharge to Indian-origin woman for psychiatric condition

Singapore, Jul 14 (PTI) An Indian-origin woman in Singapore, who refused to wear a mask and was caught on camera hurling insults at two...

China claims 1,000 years sovereignty over SCS; denies US charges of building ‘maritime empire’

Beijing, Jul 14 (PTI) Refuting US allegations of building a "maritime empire" in the disputed South China Sea, China on Tuesday claimed its jurisdiction...

Afghan officials: Kabul roadside bombing kills 4 civilians

Kabul, Jul 14 (AP) A roadside bombing killed four civilians and wounded four others on Tuesday in eastern Kabul, Afghan officials said. The eight were...

Over 800,000 children to be vaccinated against polio in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jul 14 (PTI) Over 800,000 children in Pakistan would receive polio vaccination in three days when the drive against the crippling disease would...

Broad given no guarantee of a recall by England for 2nd test

Southampton, Jul 13 (AP) England cricket coach Chris Silverwood refused to give any guarantees that Stuart Broad will be recalled for the second test...

PM Oli says “real” Ayodhya is in Nepal and Lord Ram is Nepali; BJP...

Kathmandu, Jul 13 (PTI) Stoking a potential controversy, embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Monday claimed that the "real" Ayodhya lies in...

Pak lawmaker submits resolution in KP assembly condemning anti-Hindu remarks on social media

Peshawar, Jul 13 (PTI) A Hindu lawmaker from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday submitted a resolution in the provincial...

Pak court gives last chance to Nawaz Sharif to appear in corruption case

Lahore, Jul 13 (PTI) A court notice was displayed on Monday at the residence of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, giving him a...

Indian newspapers from 1966 recovered from melting French glacier

London, Jul 13 (PTI) Indian newspaper copies with headlines such as "India's First Woman Prime Minister", referring to Indira Gandhi's election win in 1966,...

Taliban kill 11 in assault on Afghan intelligence compound

Kabul, Jul 13 (AP) Taliban insurgents launched a complex attack on an intelligence compound in northern Afghanistan on Monday that began with a suicide...

Nepal partially lifts ban on Indian private news channels

Kathmandu, Jul 13 (PTI) Nepal's cable television operators on Monday partially lifted the ban imposed on Indian private news channels. A meeting of the cable...

UN: Pandemic could push tens of millions into chronic hunger

Rome, Jul 13 (AP) The United Nations says the ranks of the world's hungry grew by 10 million last year and warns that the...

WHO warns that pandemic is worsening globally

London, Jul 13 (AP) The head of the World Health Organization has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is worsening globally and things won't return...

UK works on National Action Plan to ensure safety of journalists

London, Jul 13 (PTI) The UK government on Monday held the first meeting of a new committee to make sure journalists can operate without...

China hits back; sanctions top US officials, politicians in response to Xinjiang ban

Beijing, Jul 13 (PTI) China on Monday imposed visa restrictions on three Republican politicians and one ambassador in the latest tit-for-tat response to the...

Nepal Landslides Kill 15 More People, Death Count Rises To 37

Kathmandu, Jul 11 (PTI): Fifteen people were killed in a landslide caused by incessant rains in western Nepal on Saturday, taking the total number...