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21 Oct 2022

United Kingdom
Will Liz Truss decline £115,000/year grant as ex-PM of UK?

Liz Truss is entitled to almost £115,000, around Rs. 1 crore, a year, despite serving the United Kingdom as Prime Minister (PM) for only 45 days.

21 Oct 2022

Pakistan's election commission disqualifies ex-PM Imran Khan for 5 years

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) disqualified former Prime Minister Imran Khan for five years from holding public office on Friday.

21 Oct 2022

Meet Suella Braverman, who resigned from cabinet before Liz Truss

Suella Braverman, Indian-origin British politician, had resigned from the former United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Liz Truss's cabinet.

21 Oct 2022

Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt emerge frontrunners for UK PM post

After Liz Truss announced her decision to resign as the Prime Minister of the UK amid the country facing economic and political turbulence, the spotlight is back on her probable successors.

20 Oct 2022

Liz Truss
UK PM Liz Truss resigns after 45 days in office

In an embarrassing yet expected development, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned from her post 45 days after coming to power. This is the shortest term for a British PM.

20 Oct 2022

Russia declares martial law in 'Ukraine annexed' regions

Russia has declared martial law in four territories that it claimed last month as its own.

19 Oct 2022

Antonio Guterres
UN chief Antonio Guterres criticizes India over human rights performance

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday chastised India for its record on human rights.

19 Oct 2022

UK couple names daughter Lockie after COVID-19 lockdown

While the COVID-19 pandemic brought us fear, stress, and anxiety, it also gave us an opportunity to spend some precious time with our loved ones at home.

19 Oct 2022

UN: China again blocks India-US proposal to blacklist Pak-based terrorist

China has blocked a bid by India and the United States (US) to designate Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Shahid Mahmood as a global terrorist at the United Nations (UN).

19 Oct 2022

Saudi Arabia
Anti-kingdom tweets: Saudi Arabia jails US citizen for 16 years

Saudi Arabia sentenced an elderly US citizen of Saudi origin to 16 years for his old tweets critical of the kingdom.

19 Oct 2022

United Kingdom
UK: Over 50% Tory members want PM Truss to quit

The United Kingdom appears to be in the midst of yet another political crisis, with Conservative Party MPs publicly demanding Prime Minister Liz Truss's resignation.

18 Oct 2022

New documentary series features Egyptologist's 'dream discovery' of sarcophagus

Every archaeologist has the fantasy of making one such discovery in their life that tells us something important about our past.

18 Oct 2022

United Kingdom
Went too far, too fast: Truss backtracks on tax reforms

After a series of sudden tax reforms worsened the economic turmoil, United Kingdom Prime Minister Liz Truss on Monday apologized for going "too far, too fast" with the same.

17 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis
Blasts rock Ukraine capital Kyiv second time in a week

The Shevchenkivskyi district of Ukraine's capital Kyiv was on Monday rocked by alleged Russian drone strikes for the second time in a week, leaving several residential buildings damaged.

16 Oct 2022

Vladimir Putin
Russia: Putin's mobilization chief found dead under 'suspicious circumstances'

The mobilization efforts by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine received a major setback on Sunday.

16 Oct 2022

Russia: Shooters open fire during mobilized troops training; 11 dead

As Russia is mobilizing people to take training and fight Ukrainian advances, two shooters killed at least eleven soldiers and left over two dozen injured on Saturday.

16 Oct 2022

Xi Jinping
Control over Hong Kong, determined on Taiwan: China President Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said that China had acquired total control over Hong Kong by transitioning it from disorder to governance.

15 Oct 2022

Joe Biden
Biden calls Pakistan most dangerous nation, invites sharp reactions

United States President Joe Biden described Pakistan as "one of the most dangerous nations in the world" claiming the country possesses nuclear weapons without any coherence.

13 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis
Ukraine joining NATO will guarantee World War 3: Russian official

Ukraine joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) — which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been pushing for long — would certainly lead to World War III, Russia's Security Council deputy secretary Alexander Venediktov told TASS, the state news agency, on Thursday.

13 Oct 2022

China: Fresh restrictions grip Shanghai as COVID-19 cases rise

The coronavirus is again flaring up in China's financial capital Shanghai as the city on Wednesday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases since July, Bloomberg reported.

13 Oct 2022

Denounce November 6 Khalistan referendum by SFJ: India tells Canada

India sent a demarche to the Canadian government on Tuesday asking it to stop and denounce the purported Khalistan referendum organized by the proscribed terrorist organization Sikh For Justice (SFJ) in Ontario on November 6.

12 Oct 2022

Can legal rights for animals, trees, rivers save the environment?

In the face of surging environmental crises, a team of experts has suggested that granting legal rights to non-human entities such as animals, plants, and rivers might provide a solution to mitigate the effects of climate change and loss of biodiversity.

12 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis
Biden claims Putin miscalculated Ukraine invasion; Zelenskyy demands 'air shield'

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for a fresh wave of sanctions on Russia following its deadly missile strike across Ukraine which left 19 dead on Monday.

11 Oct 2022

Tulsi Gabbard
Tulsi Gabbard quits Democratic Party, says 'elitist cabal' controls party

Former Democratic presidential candidate in the US, Tulsi Gabbard, announced her departure from the Democratic Party on Tuesday, Fox News reported.

UNGA: India votes to reject Russia's secret ballot on Ukraine

India on Monday voted against Russia's demand for a secret ballot on a draft resolution condemning Moscow's unlawful annexation of four Ukrainian territories in the 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

10 Oct 2022

'Russia trying to wipe us out': Zelenskyy after latest airstrikes

After Russia's alleged missile strikes across Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskky said many were killed and injured in these attacks.

08 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis
Truck bomb blows up only bridge connecting Crimea to Russia

A suicide attack using a truck bomb blew up portions of the bridge connecting the Crimean Peninsula to Russia on Saturday.

07 Oct 2022

Nobel Peace Prize
3 human rights campaigners jointly clinch Nobel Peace Prize 2022

The Nobel Peace Prize 2022 was awarded jointly to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties.

UN: India abstains from voting on China's 'Uyghur Muslims' oppression

India abstained from voting on a draft resolution led by the West at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday for a debate on the alleged human rights violations in China's Xinjiang region against Uyghur Muslims.

06 Oct 2022

Mexico: Armed men attack town hall, kill mayor, 17 others

Eighteen people lost their lives in a mass shooting incident in Mexico on Thursday.

French writer Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature

Annie Ernaux, a French writer, has won this year's Nobel Prize in Literature. She was chosen by The Swedish Academy from a very competitive group that included Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood, among others.

RIP Pebbles! World's oldest dog dies at 22

The most tragic moment of a pet parent's life is when they lose their pawesome kid to death.

06 Oct 2022

Thailand shocker: Gunman kills 34 at daycare, shoots family, self

A shocking mass shooting at a child daycare center in Thailand led to the death of 34 people, authorities said.

Kidnapped Indian-origin family with 8-month-old child found dead in USA

Four members of an Indian-origin family, including an 8-month-old girl, were found dead in the United States of America (USA) on Wednesday, local police said.

04 Oct 2022

At 600km/h, this is the fastest train in the world

Is the future already here? China's maglev train with a speed of up to 600 km per hour is the fastest in the world.

04 Oct 2022

North Korea
North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, tensions escalate

Japan woke up to a tense picture as North Korea reportedly fired a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile over the island nation on Tuesday.

03 Oct 2022

Brazil election: Lula da Silva to face Bolsonaro in run-off

The presidential election in Brazil will see a runoff competition between former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro on October 30.

03 Oct 2022

India condemns 'hate crime' at Bhagavad Gita Park in Canada

India has raised objections to an alleged hate crime at Shri Bhagavad Gita Park in Brampton, Canada, where a name board inside the park was reportedly damaged.

02 Oct 2022

Avalanche hits Mt Manaslu base camp in Nepal, no casualty

An avalanche hit the base camp of Mount Manaslu in Nepal on Sunday morning destroying tents barely a week after a similar avalanche claimed the life of two mountaineers, among whom one was from India.

02 Oct 2022

Indonesia: 174 die in stampede after football fans invade pitch

At least 174 persons died and 180 were injured in a stampede at a football match in Indonesia's East Java province late on Saturday, AFP reported quoting East Java Police Chief Nico Afinta.

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