23 Jun 2021World
Witnesses say airstrike in Ethiopia's Tigray has killed dozens
An airstrike hit a busy market in Ethiopia's northern Tigray village of Togoga on Tuesday, according to health workers who said soldiers blocked medical teams from traveling to the scene.
18 Jun 2021World
Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires 'balloon bombs'
Israel has launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second time since a shaky ceasefire ended last month's 11-day war.
17 Jun 2021India
Protest against Unnao crash deaths turns violent; 12 cops injured
Twelve police personnel were injured when people protesting over the death of two motorcycle riders in an accident pelted stones at them near a village in Unnao, officials said on Thursday.
17 Jun 2021Business
Sensex drops over 300 points in early trade
Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 300 points in early trade on Thursday, tracking losses in index-heavyweights HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries amid a largely negative trend in global equities.
17 Jun 2021India
Delta Plus variant may trigger third COVID-19 wave in Maharashtra
The highly virulent "Delta Plus" variant of the coronavirus could stoke the third wave in Maharashtra, according to a presentation made at a meeting in Mumbai attended by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday.
14 Jun 2021World
Naftali Bennett sworn-in, Netanyahu's 12-year rule as Israel PM ends
Naftali Bennett was on Sunday sworn in as Israel's new Prime Minister, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power and the political uncertainty that gripped the Jewish nation for months after inconclusive elections.
11 Jun 2021Sports
Vinesh reaches final of Poland Open with contrasting wins
Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat proved that her preparations for the Tokyo Olympics were on track as she progressed to the 53kg final of the Poland Open with two contrasting wins.
10 Jun 2021Entertainment
National award-winning director Buddhadeb Dasgupta dies at 77
Eminent film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta died at his residence here early on Thursday due to old-age-related ailments, family members said. He was 77.
03 Jun 2021World
Netanyahu's opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents on Wednesday announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition.
02 Jun 2021World
Iran's largest warship catches fire, sinks; reason behind blaze unknown
The largest warship in the Iranian Navy caught fire and later sank on Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semi-official news agencies reported.
02 Jun 2021Entertainment
Asha Negi to feature in Voot series 'Khwabon Ke Parindey'
Actor Asha Negi is set to star in Khwabon Ke Parindey, a Voot drama series, the streaming platform announced on Wednesday.
02 Jun 2021Business
Sensex tanks over 300 points; Nifty tests 15,500
Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 300 points in early trade on Wednesday, tracking losses in index-heavyweights HDFC, Infosys, and ICICI Bank amid a largely negative trend in global markets.
01 Jun 2021Politics
Ramesh Pokhriyal admitted to AIIMS due to post-COVID-19 complications
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal "Nishank" was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on Tuesday morning due to post-COVID-19 complications.
29 May 2021India
Bat forces flight to take U-turn half hour after takeoff
An Air India flight to Newark in the US had to return to the Delhi Airport on the morning of May 27 as cabin crew saw a bat inside the business class area of the plane just half an hour after takeoff, sources said on Friday.
28 May 2021India
Government expects speedy launch of Sputnik Light in India
The government is hopeful of a speedy launch of the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light in India. All stakeholders, including the Russian manufacturer and its Indian partners, have been directed to fast-track the application and regulatory approval procedures for the jab to boost the country's vaccination drive.
27 May 2021Business
Amazon to buy movie and TV studio MGM
Online shopping giant Amazon is buying MGM, the movie and TV studio behind James Bond, Legally Blonde, and Shark Tank, with the hopes of filling its video streaming service with more stuff to watch.