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20 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

Biden makes surprise Kyiv visit ahead of Russia-Ukraine war anniversary

United States President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine on Monday as the ongoing war in the country is closing in on its one-year anniversary.

20 Feb 2023


Australian PM to visit India; Indo-Pacific ties, China on agenda 

Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Norman Albanese is set to visit India for the first time since assuming office next month.

20 Feb 2023

S Jaishankar

German Chancellor Scholz quotes S Jaishankar's viral 'European mindset' remark

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz quoted External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar's viral "European mindset" remark at the now-concluded Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Sunday.

19 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan already bankrupt, IMF bailout won't help: Defence Minister Asif

Pakistan has already gone bankrupt, the country's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said while addressing an event in Sialkot on Saturday amid a massive cash crunch and decades-high runaway inflation.

19 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake: Over 46,000 dead, rescue operations likely to end

The series of devastating earthquakes, which jolted Turkey and Syria since February 6, has reportedly left more than 46,000 people dead.

US warns China against 'spy' balloons, China calls reaction hysterical

United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Beijing's top diplomat Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

19 Feb 2023

North Korea

North Korea confirms testing ICBM, warning to US, South Korea

North Korea on Sunday announced it test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a warning to South Korea and the United States, adding the "surprise" drill showcased its "fatal nuclear counterattack" capability.

18 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Karachi Police headquarters attacked; 4 dead, 5 terrorists killed

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked the police headquarters in Pakistan's Karachi, which resulted in four deaths, including a civilian, a Pakistan Army ranger, and two police officers, on Friday night.

18 Feb 2023

Chuck Schumer

Top US Senator Chuck Schumer to visit India next week

Top United States (US) Senate lawmaker Chuck Schumer is reportedly set to visit India next week to hold talks with the Indian leadership.

17 Feb 2023


Pilot's error might have caused Nepal plane crash: Investigators

A preliminary inquiry into the Yeti Airlines crash in Nepal last month, which killed 72 people onboard, including five Indians, indicates that one of the pilots made a grave mistake, leading to the crash.

Meet Vivek Ramaswamy, an Indian-American millionaire considering US presidential bid 

The 2024 US presidential election is expected to be a crowded affair. The presidential race is expected to feature some of Indian descent as well.

17 Feb 2023


Spain becomes the first European country to approve menstrual leave

Several women suffer from menstrual cramps and tremendous pain during periods and find it difficult to concentrate at their workplace which affects their productivity.

PTI workers camp outside Imran Khan's house to prevent arrest

Hundreds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers arrived at former prime minister Imran Khan's Zaman Park residence on Thursday evening as police arrived to arrest him, according to reports.

17 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

No apologies for taking down spy balloon: Joe Biden

President Joe Biden on Thursday said that he will discuss the issue of alleged Chinese spy balloons flying over the United States (US) airspace with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his first detailed conference on the issue.

16 Feb 2023


Cancel bhajan event: Hindu temple in Australia receives threat call

A Hindu temple called Kali Mata Mandir in Melbourne, Australia, reportedly received a threatening phone call warning the temple priestess of dire consequences if their upcoming bhajan event was not called off.

16 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan fuel price hits record high; Petrol at Rs. 280/liter

Pakistan announced a record increase in fuel prices on Wednesday, triggering a shock for its already overburdened citizens.

16 Feb 2023

Joe Biden

Joe Biden to undergo medical checkup before 2024 presidential bid

The White House announced that the President of the United States (US), Joe Biden, will undergo a routine medical checkup and promised to release the 80-year-old's doctor's report.

15 Feb 2023


Nicola Sturgeon resigns as Scotland's first minister

Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of Scotland and the flag bearer for its independence, officially announced her surprise resignation on Wednesday.

15 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Imran Khan's trip to PM house cost PKR 100 crore

The travel expenses of Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan from his personal residence to the PM house cost the exchequer PKR 98.4 crore.

15 Feb 2023

New Zealand

New Zealand: Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 detected off coast

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of New Zealand on Wednesday.

15 Feb 2023


Canada: Ram temple defaced with anti-India graffiti, India demands action

Miscreants allegedly defaced the Ram temple in Canada's Mississauga with anti-India graffiti and controversial slogans, eliciting outrage from the Hindu and Indian diasporas there.

15 Feb 2023


US reacts to I-T 'surveys' at BBC's Delhi, Mumbai offices

The United States (US) has stated that it is aware of the Income Tax Department's (I-T) raids at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Delhi and Mumbai offices, but it cannot make any comments on the situation.

15 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Historic agreement: PM Modi, Biden hail landmark Air India-Boeing deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Joe Biden spoke on the phone on Tuesday and hailed the landmark deal between Air India and Boeing as a "shining example" of India-US partnership.

US concerned about Russia's alleged 'coup' attempts in Moldova

The United States (US) on Tuesday voiced serious concern over suspected Russian plans to stage a coup in Ukraine's ally Moldova.

14 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan price shock: Milk crosses PKR 210/liter, chicken PKR 700/kg

Amid Pakistan's economic crisis, the steep increase in the prices of essential food items following an unchecked price hike for daily-use items, particularly milk and chicken, has shocked its citizens.

US: 3 killed, 5 injured in Michigan State University shooting

A gunman opened fire in two locations at the Michigan State University, United States (US), killing three people and injuring five others late on Monday.

13 Feb 2023


Over 10 US balloons violated airspace since January 2022: China

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday claimed over 10 high-altitude balloons sent by the United States (US) violated its airspace since January 2022.

US fostering Islamic terrorists for attack: Russian spy service

Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) has claimed it received inputs that the United States (US) is grooming Islamic terrorists to attack targets in Russia and the former Soviet Union, Reuters reported.

Leave Russia immediately: US tells its citizens fearing arbitrary arrests

The United States (US) has asked all its citizens in Russia to leave the country immediately in view of the Russia-Ukraine war and the risk of arbitrary arrest by law enforcement agencies and forced military enlistment.

13 Feb 2023


Another 4.7-magnitude earthquake hits Turkey, death toll exceeds 33,000

A fresh earthquake of magnitude 4.7, the sixth major in less than a week, reportedly rocked Turkey on Sunday.

US shoots down 4th flying object near Canadian border

A United States (US) F-16 fighter jet shot down another unidentified and unmanned airborne object over Lake Huron on the US-Canada border on Sunday.

12 Feb 2023


Operation Dost: India's 7th humanitarian aid flight reaches Syria, Turkey

India's seventh flight under Operation Dost landed at Damascus in earthquake-struck Syria on Sunday with over 23 tons of relief assistance and was received by Deputy Minister of Local Administration and Environment Moutaz Douaji. It later headed to Turkey's Adana.

US fighter jet shoots down 2nd 'unidentified object' over Canada 

The United States Air Force fighter jet shot down yet another unidentified object over Canada on Saturday (local time), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, adding the joint operation was launched following his orders, CNN reported.

12 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake deaths to top 50,000: UN relief chief

United Nations (UN) aid chief Martin Griffiths on Saturday said the death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria would likely cross 50,000.

11 Feb 2023


Turkey earthquake: Trapped 17-year-old drinks urine to survive for 94hrs

Turkish rescuers pulled out a 17-year-old boy—trapped for four days after the devastating earthquakes that rocked Turkey and Syria on Monday and Tuesday—from the wrecked remains of a building in the southern Gaziantep province on Friday.

11 Feb 2023


Turkey-Syria earthquake: Death toll crosses 24,000; millions turn homeless

The death toll from a horrific series of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this week surpassed 24,000 on Saturday.

US shoots down another suspicious flying object over Alaska: Pentagon

The United States Air Force shot down an unidentified object over Alaska on Friday (local time), the Pentagon said, adding that it posed a threat to commercial flights in the area, reported The New York Times.

Indian techies to benefit from US' new H-1B visa rules

In what could be a huge relief for many Indian techies based in the United States (US), the country is set to resume "domestic visa revalidation" in specific categories on a pilot basis, with the goal of expanding it in the coming years.

10 Feb 2023


Baby born under Syria earthquake debris gets adopted, named Aya

The tragic earthquake that killed more than 21,000 people in Turkey and Syria has left the world shaken.

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