El Salvador: News

25 Nov 2021

Cryptocurrency

How President Bukele wants to make 'Bitcoin City' a reality

El Salvador is the only country that has recognized Bitcoin as legal tender. Now, the country has unveiled an ambitious plan to build an entire city around cryptocurrency.

07 Sep 2021

Cryptocurrency

El Salvador declares Bitcoin legal tender: What changes now?

It's been 12 years since an anonymous group introduced the world to Bitcoin.

25 Oct 2019

Reuters

Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil

Indian citizens will no longer require a visa to visit Brazil, said the President of the South American nation, Jair Bolsonaro, on Thursday.

26 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

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.

24 Dec 2018

India

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.

23 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

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.

17 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Trump warns Central-American nations of aid-suspension over entering US illegally

Anyone entering the US illegally would be arrested, detained, and then deported, President Donald Trump warned as he threatened three Central American nations to halt a migrant caravan from heading to the US or lose millions of dollars in foreign aid.

05 Oct 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Rs. 100cr reward for Andhra Pradesh farmers, but with conditions

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu yesterday said farmers from the state would be rewarded with Rs. 100cr if they win Nobel Prize in natural farming.

14 Aug 2018

Donald Trump

US: Over 100 illegal immigrants, including Indians, detained by border-officials

Over 100 people, including some Indians, have been detained by the US Border Patrol and Immigration officials in separate enforcement actions for illegally entering and living in the United States.

15 Jul 2018

South Korea

FIFA World Cup: These records might never get broken

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is nearing its business end and now is a right time to take a look at some unbelievable feats.

20 Jun 2018

Donald Trump

At least 52 Indians jailed under US' new 'zero-tolerance' policy

The US has jailed over 1,600 illegal immigrants under its 'zero-tolerance' policy. Of those, 52 detainees in an Oregon federal prison have declared themselves Indian.

18 Mar 2018

Texas

3D-printed homes: Built under 24 hours, cost just Rs. 2.6lakh

US-based 3D printing firm Icon has partnered with New Story, an international housing solution non-profit, to showcase a 3D-printed home at the ongoing SXSW 2018 festival in Texas.

14 Mar 2018

Texas

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

Technology has touched human lives in more ways than one. And now, this marvel creation of technology can help build homes for the 1.2 billion people who lack shelter.

20 Feb 2018

South Korea

India records slowest 4G LTE speed in the world

According to a report by UK-based wireless coverage mapping company OpenSignal, India has recorded the slowest 4G LTE speed in the world at an average speed of 6.13 Mbps.

27 Jan 2018

South Korea

Trump proposes ending visa lottery to clear green card backlogs

In a move which might favour skilled Indian IT professionals in the US, President Donald Trump has proposed to end visa lottery system in favour of reducing green card backlogs of highly skilled workers.

23 Jan 2018

Afghanistan

Trump mimics Modi when discussing Afghanistan: Washington Post

American President Donald Trump affected an Indian accent and mimiced Indian PM Narendra Modi when discussing Afghanistan in meetings, suggests a Washington Post report published on Sunday.

12 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Why take people from 'shithole' countries?: Trump discusses immigrants

It's no secret that US President Donald Trump is not a fan of immigrants, but his recent comments have shocked several quarters.

09 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

The Trump administration has asked at least 200,000 people from El Salvador in the US to pack their bags by September 9, 2019.

26 Dec 2017

Facebook

Israel praises Guatemala for deciding to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala, a US-ally recently became the first state to announce its decision to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

08 Sep 2017

Tsunami

Tsunami warning issued after Mexico quake: Know about the risks

After a massive 8.0 earthquake hit the southern coast of Mexico killing at least five and triggering mass evacuations, tsunami warnings have been issued for several countries including the Cook Islands, Ecuador, Fiji, El Salvador, Guatemala and Kiribati.

08 Sep 2017

Tsunami

8.4 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami warning issued

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.4 struck southern Mexico on September 7. At least five are confirmed dead.

22 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

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.

28 Mar 2017

India

SC denies permission for abortion of foetus with severe disabilities

The SC denied permission for abortion to a pregnant woman despite a medical report detecting the foetus with Type-2 Arnold-Chiari malformation, implying severe physical and mental disabilities.

04 Mar 2017

India

SC rejects abortion of foetus suffering from Down syndrome

The SC recently rejected a woman's plea for abortion of her 26-week old foetus suffering from Down syndrome.

28 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

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.

El Salvador goes 24 hours without a single murder

An average Wednesday in El Salvador turned out to be a remarkable one, not because of what happened, but because of what didn't.

11 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

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.