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23 Oct 2019London
39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on
On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.
Bangladesh MP hired 8 lookalikes to give her BA exams
While politicians in India straight-up lie about their educational qualifications, a lawmaker in Bangladesh chose a different route to attain a degree.
22 Oct 2019Donald Trump
Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in the national elections on Monday. However, Trudeau's Liberal Party lost the Parliament majority as the opposition Conservatives closed in.
Before India, Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali in White House
United States President Donald Trump will celebrate Diwali at the White House on Thursday, three days before the festival of lights will be celebrated in India.
22 Oct 2019Turkey
Once, Turkish Sunni preacher compared uncovered women to 'peeled apples'
Justifying patriarchal notions by degrading women to mere objects is an age-old trick. In this game of 'What object are you today?', women are now apples.
US says it supports India, but is concerned about Kashmir
More than two months ago India revoked Article 370, withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and put the state under a lockdown.
22 Oct 2019Steve Jobs
5 successful people who had dyslexia
Neuroscience studies confirm dyslexia is born out of neurobiological differences in the brain's wiring and structure, and carries a genetic component as well.
18 Oct 2019Mexico
Mexico deports over 300 Indians after US pressure on immigration
In an unprecedented move, Mexico deported over 300 Indians to Delhi via a Boeing 747-400 charter.
18 Oct 2019India
Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020
After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.
17 Oct 2019Kabul
Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion
With Indo-Pak tensions heightened since the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a SpiceJet passenger plane over their airspace last month, sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said today.
17 Oct 2019Brexit
Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson
On Thursday, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a Brexit deal has been negotiated between the UK and the European Union.
17 Oct 2019Turkey
Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan
United States President Donald Trump warned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told him "not to be a fool" and threatened to destroy the country's economy in a striking letter sent on the day Turkey launched its incursion into northeastern Syria.
17 Oct 2019Islam
Saudi Arabia: 35 dead, 4 injured in bus accident
At least 35 foreign nationals were killed and four others got injured after a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Islamic holy city of Medina, the state media said on Thursday.
16 Oct 2019India
Global Hunger Index: India ranked 102, 8 positions below Pakistan
While India's leaders are busy thumping their chests and talking about their achievements, millions are sleeping empty stomach.
16 Oct 2019United States of America
10-year-old wins internet after refusing to answer 'offensive' math problem
A fourth-grader has been winning hearts online after she sent her math homework back with feedback on her questions.
15 Oct 2019Microsoft
Did Bill Gates lie about relationship with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein?
A recent report has revealed that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had met late US financier Jeffrey Epstein "many times" despite having knowledge of his sexual crimes against children.
15 Oct 2019Pakistan News
FATF may put Pakistan on "dark grey list"
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will soon decide Pakistan's fate, and things aren't looking great for the country.
14 Oct 2019Houston
To promote gender-equality, all-women flight took 120 girls to NASA
To promote gender equality in the male-dominated aviation industry, Delta Air Lines recently flew 120 girls to NASA in Houston on an all-women crew flight.
14 Oct 2019Pakistan News
Before FATF decision, US asks Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed
Pakistan is going through a tough time as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will soon decide whether it will keep the country on its greylist or downgrade it to the dreaded blacklist.
13 Oct 2019Pakistan News
Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon
Pakistan, already having a bad reputation for encouraging terrorism in its land, is facing a testing time.
13 Oct 2019Japan
Typhoon Hagibis hammers Japan, 11 dead, several missing
At least eleven people have died and 17 are reportedly missing after Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan on Saturday.
13 Oct 2019India
Elephant and dragon dance correct choice for India-China: Xi Jinping
At the end of his second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for better ties between both countries.
12 Oct 2019Japan
#PrayForJapan: Typhoon Hagibis make landfall in Japan; one dead
Massive typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan's Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo on Saturday night at around 7 PM local time, killing one person and injuring more than 70.
12 Oct 2019United Nations (UN)
UN faces severe cash crisis, shuts ACs, escalators, empties water-coolers
The United Nations is facing a cash crisis, forcing the international body to make severe budget cuts.
11 Oct 2019Nobel Committee
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize
Abiy Ahmed (43), the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Award on Friday.
11 Oct 2019Iran
Iranian oil-tanker hit by missiles near Saudi, catches fire: Report
On Friday, Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker caught fire off Saudi Arabia's coast after being hit by two missiles, the country's media reported. The attack caused an oil spill into the Red Sea.
11 Oct 2019BBC
Mexico Mayor tied to truck, dragged for not fixing roads
In southern Mexico, a Mayor was recently tied to a truck and dragged along the streets by villagers angered by unfulfilled campaign promises.
10 Oct 2019Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize in Literature: Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win
After a sexual harassment scandal caused the Nobel Prize in Literature to be postponed last year, the Swedish Academy on Thursday announced Nobel Prizes to two authors.
09 Oct 2019Afghanistan
Top al Qaeda leader, born in Uttar Pradesh, killed
A top leader of al Qaeda was killed by the joint forces of the United States and Afghanistan on September 23, reports claimed.
09 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India on October 11-12
Putting an end to days of suspense, New Delhi on Wednesday announced that Chinese President Xi Jinping will be visiting India on October 11 and 12 for the second informal summit.
07 Oct 2019Iran
Iranian Angelina Jolie lookalike arrested for blasphemy, inciting violence
Iranian Instagram celebrity Sahar Tabar shot to fame in late 2017 after her photos resembling a ghastly version of Hollywood star Angelina Jolie went viral.
07 Oct 2019India
FATF notes Pakistan's actions against terrorism haven't been enough
The global-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gave Pakistan months to act strongly against terrorism, but the country failed to do so.
07 Oct 2019India
Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year
In a sigh of relief for India, three engineers, who were abducted in May 2018 by the Taliban, were released on Sunday in exchange for 11 Taliban members. The swap happened at an undisclosed location.
06 Oct 2019Thailand
Thai judge criticizes judicial system; shoots himself in court
A judge in Thailand shot himself in a packed courtroom after acquitting five Muslim murder suspects on Friday in a provincial court in the city of Yala.
05 Oct 2019India
US: President Trump's new immigration rule could affect 23,000 Indians
Immigrants applying for visas to United States could be denied entry into the country, unless they can prove that they have health insurance or can cover their medical costs, according to a rule signed by US President Donald Trump on Friday.
05 Oct 2019Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms
A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.
04 Oct 2019Netherlands
Dutch engineer hacks own insulin pump to code 'artificial pancreas'
As common as diabetes is these days, the condition is not easy to manage. However, a 22-year-old Dutch software engineer, suffering from diabetes, has perhaps made living with the medical condition a lot easier.
04 Oct 2019iPhone
Russian man sues Apple after iPhone app 'turns him gay'
In a bizarre lawsuit against Apple, a Russian man has accused the Cupertino-based tech giant of "turning him gay."
04 Oct 2019Pakistan News
When asked about 58 countries 'supporting' Pakistan, minister gets angry
Thumping his chest, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Islamabad has the support of 58 countries on the Kashmir issue.
04 Oct 2019Japan
Hate screaming children on flights? This airline offers a solution
If you are somebody who hates sitting next to crying babies on flights, this is just the thing for you.