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LG K42, with quad rear cameras, launched at Rs. 11,000

22 Jan 2021

LG K42, with quad rear cameras, launched at Rs. 11,000

LG's K42 has finally made its way to the Indian market after its debut in Central America and Caribbean last September.

LG introduces an affordable K71 smartphone with a built-in stylus

22 Sep 2020

LG introduces an affordable K71 smartphone with a built-in stylus

Expanding its range of budget-friendly smartphones, South Korean tech giant LG has launched the K71 model in Central America and Caribbean regions.

Five fascinating facts about jaguars you should know

06 Dec 2019

Five fascinating facts about jaguars you should know

Big and mighty jaguars are one of the most ferocious four-legged creatures out in the wild.

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

14 Nov 2019

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations next year, and the latter has graciously accepted the same.

US: 6-year-old Indian girl dies of heat in Arizona desert

15 Jun 2019

US: 6-year-old Indian girl dies of heat in Arizona desert

A six-year-old immigrant girl from India was found dead in Arizona's southern deserts on Wednesday by the United States Border Patrol office.

Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021

21 Jan 2019

Chandra Grahan 2019: Last total lunar eclipse before 2021

On the intervening night between January 20 and January 21, certain parts of the world became witness to the only total lunar eclipse of 2019, and the last one before May 2021.

US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

26 Dec 2018

US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

An eight-year-old Guatemalan child detained by US Customs and Border Protection died on Tuesday, marking the second death of an migrant child in government custody at the US-Mexico border this month.

Trump: US to cut aid to Central America over migrant-caravan

23 Oct 2018

Trump: US to cut aid to Central America over migrant-caravan

President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States will begin cutting aid to three Central American nations because of their governments' failure to stop a migrant caravan headed for the US border.

US: Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border over migrant 'onslaught'

19 Oct 2018

US: Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border over migrant 'onslaught'

In another attempt to prevent migrants from entering the US illegally, President Donald Trump threatened yesterday to send the military to close its southern border if Mexico fails to stem the "onslaught" of migrants from Central America.

Want to drink coffee alongside snakes? Head to this Cambodia-cafe!

06 Sep 2018

Want to drink coffee alongside snakes? Head to this Cambodia-cafe!

To overcome fear of water, you got to swim, goes a saying. Likewise, to get over your giddiness when you spot a lizard or a snake slither their way, you got to hit this cafe in Cambodia.

Two Indians among 19 people arrested for entering US illegally

28 Aug 2018

Two Indians among 19 people arrested for entering US illegally

Two Indian nationals were among 19 people arrested by the United States border patrol officials in California for entering the country illegally by boat from Mexico.

Trump defends 'zero-tolerance-policy' towards immigration, urges Congress to change laws

20 Jun 2018

Trump defends 'zero-tolerance-policy' towards immigration, urges Congress to change laws

US President Donald Trump defended his administration's "zero-tolerance" policy towards immigration, blaming the opposition Democrats for the current mess.

Massive 7.6 quake jolts Honduras, Mexico, tsunami warning issued

10 Jan 2018

Massive 7.6 quake jolts Honduras, Mexico, tsunami warning issued

A massive quake of magnitude 7.6 struck Honduras and northern Central America yesterday.

After Harvey and Irma, US mainland hit by Hurricane Nate

08 Oct 2017

After Harvey and Irma, US mainland hit by Hurricane Nate

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ripped through Texas and Florida respectively, Hurricane Nate has made landfall in the state of Louisiana.

Mexico: Authorities rescue 115 migrants kept in deplorable conditions

22 Aug 2017

Mexico: Authorities rescue 115 migrants kept in deplorable conditions

As Donald Trump is tightening immigration stipulations in the US, Mexican police is reported to have rescued 115 migrants including 41 minors from the Veracruz state in Eastern Mexico.

FIFA reveals allocation plan for 48-team 2026 WC

02 Apr 2017

FIFA reveals allocation plan for 48-team 2026 WC

FIFA has revealed its allocation plans for the 48-team World Cup tournament scheduled for 2026.

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

27 Feb 2017

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico would respond to any tax the US would unilaterally impose on Mexican imports.

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

26 Feb 2017

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

US President Donald Trump said building of the "great (Mexico) border wall" will start "soon, way ahead of schedule".

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

12 Feb 2017

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will cost $21.6 billion, a study from Department of Homeland Security has found. It will take over three years to construct it.

Trump: US begins designing border wall

09 Feb 2017

Trump: US begins designing border wall

The US is in the process of designing the wall which will be constructed along the Mexico border, said President Donald Trump.

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

02 Feb 2017

Trump threatens to send troops to Mexico: Associated Press

President Donald Trump threatened to send American troops into Mexico to take care of "bad hombres" [bad men] in a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a leaked White House transcript cited by the Associated Press.

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

28 Jan 2017

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned a popular TV anchor Amir Liaquat (Hussain) after he allegedly indulged in hate speech.

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

27 Jan 2017

Trump considers 20% tax on Mexican imports to finance wall

US President Donald Trump suggested that a new 20% tax on imports from Mexico would be instituted to finance the construction of a border wall.

Trump fulfils campaign pledge, orders Mexico border wall's construction

26 Jan 2017

Trump fulfils campaign pledge, orders Mexico border wall's construction

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for the construction of an "impassable physical barrier" along the US-Mexico border.

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

11 Jan 2017

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

Pakistan has been commanded by the Human Rights Watch to investigate the abductions of four bloggers who campaigned for human rights and religious freedom.

2026 FIFA World Cup to be the biggest one ever

10 Jan 2017

2026 FIFA World Cup to be the biggest one ever

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will have 48 teams instead of current 32, FIFA's decision making body said.

Trump seeks money from US coffers, says Mexico will reimburse

07 Jan 2017

Trump seeks money from US coffers, says Mexico will reimburse

In a recent tweet, President-elect Trump said American taxpayers will be reimbursed for a new border-wall by Mexico and that US-money spent initially will be for the "sake of speed".

Another stupendous year for Indian Football

31 Dec 2016

Another stupendous year for Indian Football

The year 2016 saw some of the most amazing football in the history of India.

2026 FIFA World Cup could be the biggest

09 Dec 2016

2026 FIFA World Cup could be the biggest

The 2026 FIFA World Cup might be the biggest one after national federations from Asia, Europe and Oceania gave a thumbs up to the FIFA President's 48-team format.

Won't pay for the wall: Mexico

10 Nov 2016

Won't pay for the wall: Mexico

Mexico reiterated its stance that it will not pay for the wall Donald Trump promised to erect on the US southern border.

Talks to expand FIFA World Cup positive: Infantino

16 Oct 2016

Talks to expand FIFA World Cup positive: Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the talk to expand the 2026 football world cup are on a positive track.

Remittances to finance the Mexico Wall: Donald Trump

02 Sep 2016

Remittances to finance the Mexico Wall: Donald Trump

The then Republican Presidential candidate, Trump, intended to extract funds from Mexicans for building his proposed wall on the southern border of USA.