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Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

22 Aug 2020

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

24 Sep 2019

New study finds proof that Venus could once support life

Ever since the NASA's Pioneer Venus project suggested back in the 1980s that the planet might have had an ocean, scientists have been struggling to understand what exactly happened that turned Venus into the inhospitable hellscape it is today.

Rafael Nadal makes shocking admission during US Open 2019 Final

13 Sep 2019

Rafael Nadal makes shocking admission during US Open 2019 Final

Rafael Nadal came up with an uplifting performance to tame Daniil Medvedev in the final of the US Open 2019 last Sunday, to win his 19th Grand Slam title.

Fabricated narrative by Pakistan: India on Kashmir at UN

10 Sep 2019

Fabricated narrative by Pakistan: India on Kashmir at UN

On Tuesday, India refuted Pakistan's claims that human rights were being violated in Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian chess players to be trained by Vladimir Kramnik

22 Jul 2019

Indian chess players to be trained by Vladimir Kramnik

In an interesting development, former world champion and legend Vladimir Kramnik will train six Indian chess players in Geneva from August 14 to 25.

Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN

19 Jun 2018

Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN

A record 68.5mn people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, a report released by UN refugee agency in Geneva said.

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding details out!

22 Apr 2018

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding details out!

Rumor mills are abuzz with the reports of Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding.

Wedding bells for Sonam Kapoor and beau Anand Ahuja

24 Mar 2018

Wedding bells for Sonam Kapoor and beau Anand Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor is all set to take her relationship with her businessman beau Anand Ahuja a step further.

Intel gave Stephen Hawking his distinct voice

14 Mar 2018

Intel gave Stephen Hawking his distinct voice

Little did Stephen Hawking know when he met Intel co-founder Gordon Moore at a conference in 1997 that it would spark a series of events resulting in him getting a computer-generated synthesized voice that would became his most-recognized personality trait.

India's new name for Pakistan: "Special terrorist zone"

09 Mar 2018

India's new name for Pakistan: "Special terrorist zone"

After "Terroristan" and the "Ivy League of Terrorism," India has now christened Pakistan as "Special Terrorist Zone." This derives inspiration from the "special economic zone" concept.

Indian scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan named WHO's Deputy Director-General

04 Oct 2017

Indian scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan named WHO's Deputy Director-General

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva has appointed India's Dr. Soumya Swaminathan as the Deputy Director-General for Programmes. She is currently the Director-General of Indian Council of Medical Research.

India says WTO is raking up controversial new issues

26 Feb 2017

India says WTO is raking up controversial new issues

India accused WTO of raking up new issues like e-commerce and investment facilitation, despite opposition from large majority of members.

Baloch activists claim torture, rape by Pak Army

13 Dec 2016

Baloch activists claim torture, rape by Pak Army

Baloch Kurd liberation activist and World Baloch Women's Forum president Naela Quadri Baloch accused the Pakistani Army of having official sanction to torture, rape and kill Baloch people.

Baloch conflict: Leaders praise Modi for raising awareness

02 Oct 2016

Baloch conflict: Leaders praise Modi for raising awareness

Baloch leader Mazdak Dilshad Baloch has heaped praises on PM Modi for bringing the Balochistan conflict to the global attention.

Baloch leader's asylum plea sent to IB

28 Sep 2016

Baloch leader's asylum plea sent to IB

Sources have stated that Balochistan separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti's plea for asylum in India is currently being vetted by Indian intelligence agencies at the behest of the Home Ministry.

India may give Baloch leaders asylum

17 Sep 2016

India may give Baloch leaders asylum

Speculation is rife that India may be gearing up to provide asylum to Baloch leaders who are currently living in different parts of the world.

Baloch activists protest at UN, seek Indian intervention

15 Sep 2016

Baloch activists protest at UN, seek Indian intervention

Baloch activists from the Free Balochistan Movement protested outside the UN Headquarters in New York, seeking an end to the atrocities committed by Pakistan in the region.

AIR to launch app, website for Baloch listeners

14 Sep 2016

AIR to launch app, website for Baloch listeners

All India Radio has announced its decision to launch a mobile application and a website catered specifically for its listeners in Balochistan and those who understand the Baluchi language.

Baloch activists in Australia, South Korea thank PM Modi

11 Sep 2016

Baloch activists in Australia, South Korea thank PM Modi

Baloch activists in Melbourne, Australia and Busan, South Korea have thanked PM Modi for India's show of solidarity with their cause.

Chinese scholars 'disturbed' by Modi's Balochistan comments

29 Aug 2016

Chinese scholars 'disturbed' by Modi's Balochistan comments

Chinese academicians and scholars have expressed concern over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on the Balochistan issue.

Syria peace agreement in the coming days

28 Aug 2016

Syria peace agreement in the coming days

In continuation of peace-talks held in July, Russia and US indicated that in the coming days a 'peace agreement' for cessation of hostilities would be finalised.

Former President Karzai backs Modi's stance on Balochistan

20 Aug 2016

Former President Karzai backs Modi's stance on Balochistan

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed his approval of PM Modi's comments on the Balochistan issue, which he made during his Independence Day speech.