Czech Republic: News

Pannun 'murder plot': Czech court halts Gupta's extradition to US

The Supreme Court of the Czech Republic has temporarily halted the extradition of Indian citizen Nikhil Gupta, who is facing charges in the United States.

09 Mar 2024


Czech Republic's Krystyna Pyszkova takes home Miss World 2024 crown

Krystyna Pyszkova from the Czech Republic emerged as the winner of Miss World 2024, crowned by the reigning titleholder Karolina Bielawska of Poland.

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.

20 Jan 2024


Czech court rules Nikhil Gupta can be extradited to US

An appeals court in the Czech Republic has ruled that Prague can extradite Nikhil Gupta, an Indian national, to the United States (US).

12 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

A romantic getaway: Explore Turnov's charm with your bae

Turnov, a picturesque city in the Czech Republic, is filled with history and natural beauty, making it the perfect destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway.

Pannun assassination plot: SC junks Nikhil Gupta's legal aid plea

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rejected a plea seeking legal aid and consular access for Indian national Nikhil Gupta. He has been charged by United States (US) prosecutors with plotting to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in New York.

22 Dec 2023

Mass Shooting

Czech Republic: 14 killed in mass shooting at Prague university

In the Czech Republic's worst mass shooting incident, a student opened fire at a university in Prague on Thursday (local time), killing at least 14 people and injuring more than 25.

15 Dec 2023


Forced to eat beef: Pannun's alleged assassination plotter seeks release

Nikhil Gupta, an Indian imprisoned in the Czech Republic, has filed a Habeas Corpus petition in the Supreme Court seeking the Indian government's intervention for his release. He was arrested for allegedly planning to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

23 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 souvenirs that boast Czech Republic's rich culture

Exploring the Czech Republic and looking for the perfect souvenirs to buy on your way back? Well, look no further.

16 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

Common tourist mistakes to avoid in the Czech Republic

With an intriguing troubled past and jaw-dropping architecture dating back to the 9th century, it is obvious why the Czech Republic attracts millions of visitors every year.

10 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Check out these 5 unique hotels in the Czech Republic

Traveling to the Czech Republic and want to stay somewhere out of the ordinary? Consider yourself sorted!

27 Jul 2022

Travel And Tourism

Prague in mind? Check out these amazing budget accommodation options

Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with gorgeous architecture, refined culture, delicious food, and beer.

05 Jun 2022

Mahatma Gandhi

'Gandhi & Co.' wins 'Golden Slipper' at Zlin Film Festival

National Film Award-winning director Manish Saini has made India proud at the 62nd edition of the Zlin Film Festival in the Czech Republic.

25 Aug 2020


Delhi to London via bus? It's possible, but in 2021

Just in case you needed yet another reason to madly wait for 2021, here you go: A bus trip from Delhi to London shall be possible next year.

04 Dec 2019


Best places in the world to embrace snow

If you are looking for a winter getaway to revamp your skiing and snow boarding skills, or just wish to enjoy some spellbinding views of snowfall while sipping piping hot tea, know that the world has no dearth of such snow-covered destinations.

26 Aug 2019


Planning your honeymoon? Here are most romantic destinations in Europe

Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.

27 Jul 2019


Six hidden gems of Prague that are worth a visit

The fairytale capital city of Czech Republic, Prague is one of the most preferred travel destinations in the whole of Europe, not for no reason.

18 Dec 2018

United Nations (UN)

UN Assembly adopts refugee pact, only US, Hungary vote 'no'

The UN General Assembly yesterday adopted, by a wide majority, a Global Compact on Refugees aimed at improving efforts to manage large refugee movements but without the support of the United States and Hungary.

22 Jul 2018


Steady rise in Indians visiting overseas tourist spots: Report

The outbound tourism from India is on the rise, going by the steady year-on-year increase in visa applications in the last few years, a report has said.

24 Jun 2018


Bahrain: UNESCO Committee meets to examine new nominations to World-heritage-list

Inuit hunting grounds, WWI cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO's famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets today in Bahrain.

27 Mar 2018


China bans footballers from displaying tattoos

In order to promote 'socialist values', China has reportedly come down strongly on its country's footballers.

20 Mar 2018

Animal Rights

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead

In a major loss, the world's last male northern white rhino, who had been staying at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, has died.

25 Jan 2018


21 attacks on Indian-students abroad in 2017, most in Poland

Government data has revealed that the most attacks on Indian students abroad happened in Poland last year, with nine of 21 incidents reported from there.

25 Oct 2017

Donald Trump

Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

The Singaporean passport has been declared the world's most powerful with a score of 159- the first time an Asian country has clinched the top spot.

31 Jul 2017


'Legalizing marijuana reduces drug abuse': Is Maneka Gandhi right?

Yesterday, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi recommended legalizing marijuana for medical use, "especially as it serves a purpose in cancer".

12 Apr 2017


Davis Cup: India to play Canada in World Group Play-offs

India have been drawn to play against Canada in the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs. India will fly to Canada to play the tie in September this year.

19 Sep 2016


India on top of medals tally at ISSF Junior WC

So far, India and Russia both are at the top spot of the medals-table in the second ISSF Junior World Cup of the year.