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Indian student, bloodied, appeals for help after mugging in Chicago

An Indian student on Chicago's North Side was severely injured in an attack by armed robbers early Sunday, leaving him struggling to walk.

07 Feb 2024


Lego's limited-run Parisian Street, Mountain Fortress sets on sale today

Get ready, Lego fans! Today at 11:00am ET (9:30pm IST), Lego is launching five exclusive sets, including the stunning Parisian Street and the epic Mountain Fortress.

07 Feb 2024


Bolts missing in Boeing plane involved in door blowout: Report

Four crucial bolts securing the door panel of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 jet, which blew off mid-flight earlier this month, were found to be missing, says the preliminary investigation report.

06 Feb 2024

King Charles III

King Charles III's full health history amid cancer diagnosis

On Monday, Buckingham Palace revealed that 75-year-old King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer.

US monitoring Pakistan's electoral process closely, says official 

The United States (US) is closely observing the electoral process in Pakistan, an official of the US State Department has said.

05 Feb 2024

King Charles III

King Charles III diagnosed with cancer

Buckingham Palace recently revealed that King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer.

05 Feb 2024


California storm: US state faces 'life-threatening flooding,' emergency declared

A powerful storm from the Pacific Ocean hit the west coast of the United States (US) on Sunday, bringing "life-threatening flooding" to California.

05 Feb 2024


Wildfires scorch central Chile, over 110 dead so far

At least 112 people have died so far in the devastating wildfires in Chile.

05 Feb 2024

Pakistan News

Pakistan: 10 killed in terror attack on police station

At least 10 police officers were killed and six others injured after terrorists attacked a police station in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday, AFP reported.

05 Feb 2024


Maldives president Muizzu says Indian troops to exit by May

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu, on Monday, told the parliament that the island nation will not allow "any country to interfere with or undermine their sovereignty;" recalling his pre-election promises.

US House to vote on standalone Israel aid next week

The United States (US) House of Representatives has planned to vote on a standalone $17.6 billion (approximately Rs. 1.5 lakh crore) military aid package for Israel next week, House Speaker Mike Johnson said.

04 Feb 2024

Joe Biden

Joe Biden wins first Democratic contest in US Presidential race

United States (US) President Joe Biden secured an easy victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary, marking the first official race of the party's 2024 nomination season.

US, UK strike 36 Houthi targets to end ship attacks

Militaries from the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) conducted more strikes against the Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen on Saturday.

Video: Clashes erupt at Khalistani referendum event in US

Violence broke out at a "Khalistan referendum" event in San Francisco, United States (US), on January 28 (Sunday), per reports.

03 Feb 2024

United Kingdom

UK: Conservative MP calls BBC's reporting of Ram Mandir 'biased' 

The United Kingdom's Conservative MP Bob Blackman on Friday said he was concerned about the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)'s alleged biased coverage of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

03 Feb 2024

Joe Biden

US strikes 85 Iran-linked targets in Iraq, Syria

The United States (US) on Friday carried out major airstrikes across Iraq and Syria, hitting 85 targets linked to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the militias it backs, CNN reported.

02 Feb 2024


Thieves steal 35,000 Pokemon cards worth thousands of dollars 

A late-night break-in at Tofu's Trading, a popular trading card shop in San Jose, California, led to the theft of nearly 35,000 Pokemon cards.

US sanctions on 4 Israeli men over West Bank violence

The United States (US) government, under President Joe Biden, has taken action against four Israeli men accused of participating in settler violence in the West Bank.

02 Feb 2024


Gas explosion in Nairobi: 2 dead, over 222 injured

Two people were killed and at least 222 injured in a gas explosion in Nairobi, Kenya.

01 Feb 2024


3rd Indian student found dead in US within week

An Indian-origin student was found dead in Cincinnati in the United States (US) on Wednesday.

01 Feb 2024


Houthi rebels claim attack on US ship in Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed to have successfully attacked an "American merchant ship" in the Red Sea, stating their weapons "directly hit the vessel."

01 Feb 2024


US announces fee hike for H-1B, L-1, and EB-5 visas

The United States government announced a significant increase in fees for various non-immigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1, and EB-5, which are popular among Indians seeking to immigrate to the US.

31 Jan 2024


Malaysia's king Sultan Ibrahim has 300 cars; $5.7 billion empire

On January 31, 2024, Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, the billionaire ruler of Malaysia's Johor state, became the country's new king.

US announces new H-1B visa selection criteria, hikes fee 

The United States (US) has announced a significant change to its H-1B visa process for 2025, aiming to "strengthen the integrity of [the process] and reduce the potential for fraud."

US shoots down missile fired by Houthis toward Red Sea

The United States shot down one anti-ship cruise missile fired by Iranian-backed Houthi militants from Yemen towards the Red Sea on Tuesday, the US military's Central Command said on Wednesday.

Pakistan: Imran Khan, wife get 14-year jail in Toshakhana case

A local court on Wednesday sentenced former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife, Bushra Bibi, to 14 years in prison in the Toshakhana (state gifts) case, the Dawn reported.

31 Jan 2024


Maldives: Opposition-appointed prosecutor general 'stabbed', say reports

Hussain Shameem, the prosecutor general of the Maldives, has been stabbed in broad daylight by unidentified miscreants in Male City, according to local media reports.

Ukraine war boosts US weapons exports to record high

Overseas sales of the United States (US)'s weapons saw a significant increase in 2023, reaching a record total of $238 billion (approximately Rs. 19 lakh crore), BBC reported.

Imran Khan jailed for 10 years for leaking state secrets

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years in prison for his involvement in leaking state secrets.

US: Indian student hammered to death by homeless drug addict

An Indian student was recently hammered to death by a homeless drug addict in Georgia, United States (US).

29 Jan 2024


Opposition prepares impeachment motion against Maldivian president: Report

The Maldives's main opposition party—the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)—has gathered enough signatures to submit a motion to impeach President Mohamed Muizzu, local media said.

Explainer: How will UNRWA funding cuts impact Gaza

At least nine countries, including the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), Australia, and Canada, have halted funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).

29 Jan 2024


Thailand: British base jumper dies after parachute fails to open

A 33-year-old base jumper from the United Kingdom lost his life as his parachute failed to open after he leaped off a 29-story apartment building.

3 US troops killed in drone attack in Jordan

A drone attack near Jordan's border with Syria has resulted in the deaths of three troops of the United States (US) and left dozens injured.

29 Jan 2024


Iran executes 4 people convicted of spying for Israel's Mossad 

Iran carried out the execution of four people on Monday morning after they were found guilty of espionage for Israel, according to Tehran's judiciary, AFP reported.

29 Jan 2024


China's message on ties with France after Macron's India visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is eager to "break new ground" in China-France relations.

28 Jan 2024

United Kingdom

UK: 2 boys killed in stabbing attack

Two teenagers, aged 15 and 16, were stabbed to death in Bristol "by a number of people" who fled the scene in a car, according to United Kingdom (UK) police.

28 Jan 2024


Canada's outgoing security advisor says India cooperating in Nijjar probe 

Canada's outgoing National Security Advisor (NSA), Jody Thomas, said that India has stepped up its cooperation with Canada in the investigation of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's murder.

9 countries stop funding UN body in Gaza: Here's why

At least nine countries, including the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), Australia, and Canada, have halted funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).

27 Jan 2024

White House

First-ever nitrogen gas execution: Eyewitness describes 'horror show' inside chamber

In an extremely controversial move, which the White House even called "deeply disturbing," the state of Alabama executed a convicted murderer with nitrogen gas on Thursday.