Afghan women protest against Taliban killings of ex-soldiers

KABUL, Dec 28 (AFP): A crowd of women marched through the Afghan capital on Tuesday, accusing Taliban authorities of covertly killing soldiers who served...

Donors pledge $1.2 billion in emergency funds for Afghans

Geneva, Sep 14 (AP) The United Nations drummed up more than USD 1.2 billion in emergency pledges Monday for helping 11 million Afghans facing...

US Def Sec Austin thanks India for its cooperation on Afghan evacuation

Washington, Sep 21 (PTI) US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin in a phone call with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh has thanked India for its...

Indonesian Cargo Plane Crashes Into Mountain, Three Missing

Jakarta, Sep 15 (PTI): A small cargo plane with three crew members on board crashed into a mountain in Indonesia's jungle-clad Papua region on...

Messaging App Signal Faces Global Network Outage, Company Confirms

San Francisco, Sep 27 (AFP): Encrypted instant messaging app Signal was hit by an outage late Sunday that interrupted services on the platform. "Signal is...

US Government May Run Out Of Funds By October Unless Debt Limit Raised

Washington, Sep 28 (AFP): The US Treasury is likely to exhaust measures to keep funding the government on October 18, and will run out...

Taliban sweep across Afghanistan’s south; take 4 more cities

KABUL, Afghanistan , Aug 13 (AP) The Taliban completed their sweep of the country’s south on Friday as they took four more provincial capitals...

UK to relocate 5,000 Afghans under new bespoke’ scheme

London, Aug 18 (PTI) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday laid out the country's plans for the resettlement of Afghan refugees, primarily women...

Indian-origin tech executive sentenced to 2 years for USD 1.8 million COVID fraud

Washington, Aug 25 (PTI) A 48-year-old Indian-origin tech executive in the US has been sentenced to two years in prison for fraudulently obtaining nearly...

UNSC resolution sends “strong signal” of int’l community’s expectations from Afghanistan: Shringla

United Nations, Aug 31 (PTI) The UN Security Council's resolution on Afghanistan, adopted under India's current presidency, "unequivocally" conveys that Afghan territory should not...

India to remain accommodative in its monetary policy: RBI Gov

Washington, Oct 15 (PTI) India, which is experiencing robust economic recovery which remains uneven across sectors, has decided to remain accommodative in its monetary...

Indian diplomat’s mike goes silent at UN conference while criticising China’s BRI

Beijing, Oct 20 (PTI) India has voiced its strong opposition to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its flagship project - the CPEC...

Israel to expand partnership with Indian academic institutions and industries

Tel Aviv, Oct 26 (PTI) Describing India as a "strategic priority", Israel's prestigious Tel Aviv University (TAU) has said that it will expand its...

PM Modi Meets Israel’s Naftali Bennett In Glasgow, Review Bilateral Ties

Glasgow, Nov 2 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a "fruitful" first meeting with his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennett on the sidelines of the...

India warns lack of serious approach to climate finance will jeopardise net zero pledges...

Glasgow, Nov 8 (PTI) India, speaking on behalf of the BASIC group, on Monday warned that lack of a serious approach to climate finance...

China defends joining with India on coal phase down’ instead of phase out’ at...

Beijing, Nov 15 (PTI) China on Monday asked developed countries to stop using the coal first and provide financial aid to developing countries to...

Japan, Vietnam look to space and cyber defense against China

Tokyo, Nov 23 (AP) Japan and Vietnam on Tuesday signed an agreement to cooperate in space defense and cybersecurity, as the two Asian nations...

China launches new camera satellite with high resolution to find resources

BEIJING, Dec 26 (PTI): China on Sunday launched a new satellite with a camera that can take pictures of the ground with a resolution...

Indonesian rescuers dig through volcanic ash after 14 die

LUMAJANG, Indonesia, 5 Dec (AP) — Rescuers were sifting through smoldering debris and thick mud in search of survivors a day after the highest...

UK PM Boris Johnson under pressure over Downing Street parties

London, Dec 12 (PTI) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under growing pressure on Sunday as an image emerged of another alleged party held...