Geneva: News

05 Mar 2023


Iran: Schoolgirls fall sick; poisoning by extremist groups suspected

Iran is facing a new challenge as hundreds of schoolgirls in a dozen cities have been hospitalized due to an "unexplained illness."

03 Mar 2023

United Nations (UN)

Nithyananda's 'United States of Kailasa' clarifies speech at UN event

When an all-women delegation of fugitive rape-accused godman Nithyananda's "United States of Kailasa (USK)" attended a United Nations (UN) meeting on February 24, it raised numerous eyebrows.

20 May 2021


War, climate displaced tens of millions in 2020: Study

A key group that monitors internal displacement said on Thursday that violence and disasters forced people to relocate within their countries more than 40 million times last year, the highest such tally in over a decade.

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.

22 Jul 2019

R Praggnanandhaa

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.

22 Apr 2018

Anand Ahuja

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding details out!

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

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.

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

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.

28 Aug 2016

Russia News

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.