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5 foreign destinations to visit from India on a budget

25 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 foreign destinations to visit from India on a budget

If you're wondering where to travel next on a budget and want to get your passport stamped this time, think beyond Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.

5 volcanoes to see in your lifetime

05 March 2022

Lifestyle
5 volcanoes to see in your lifetime

Visiting a volcano can feel terrifying, but they also make for an equally adventurous trip.

India, Philippines sign $375 million deal for BrahMos missiles

28 Jan 2022

India
India, Philippines sign $375 million deal for BrahMos missiles

India and the Philippines signed a $375 million deal on Friday for the acquisition of the BrahMos supersonic anti-ship missile system.

Typhoon Rai slams Philippines, over 370 dead, several missing

20 Dec 2021

World
Typhoon Rai slams Philippines, over 370 dead, several missing

After the most powerful typhoon which hit the Philippines Thursday, the death toll has soared to 375.

Tracing LGBTQA+ representation at the Miss Universe through the years

13 Dec 2021

Entertainment
Tracing LGBTQA+ representation at the Miss Universe through the years

The Philippines created a record at Miss Universe 2021 by making it to the semis 12 consecutive times.

Francisca Susano, 'world's oldest person,' passes away at 124

26 Nov 2021

World
Francisca Susano, 'world's oldest person,' passes away at 124

Francisca Susano, the Filipino woman who was thought to be the oldest person in the world, died at the age of 124 recently.

Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

08 Oct 2021

World
Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for "their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression."

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announces retirement

29 Sep 2021

Sports
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announces retirement

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves.

Infinix HOT 10i, with MediaTek Helio P65 chipset, goes official

10 Sep 2021

Technology
Infinix HOT 10i, with MediaTek Helio P65 chipset, goes official

Infinix has launched its latest budget-range HOT-series smartphone, the HOT 10i, in the Philippines. The handset carries a price-tag of PHP 5,990 (around Rs. 8,800) and is available in four color options.

17 dead after military plane crashes in Philippines; 40 rescued

04 Jul 2021

World
17 dead after military plane crashes in Philippines; 40 rescued

A military plane crash-landed in the Philippines on Sunday, the chief of the armed forces said in a statement.

Take the vaccine or go to jail, says Philippines President

23 Jun 2021

World
Take the vaccine or go to jail, says Philippines President

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is clearly disappointed with the slow pace of COVID-19 vaccination there.

Infinix Hot 10 Play, with MediaTek Helio G25 processor, announced

21 Jan 2021

Technology
Infinix Hot 10 Play, with MediaTek Helio G25 processor, announced

As part of its Hot 10 series, Infinix Mobile has announced a new Hot 10 Play model. It joins the existing Hot 10 and Hot 10 Lite variants.

Warner Bros., DC virtual FanDome unites all comic fans globally

27 Aug 2020

Entertainment
Warner Bros., DC virtual FanDome unites all comic fans globally

Warner Bros. did the unthinkable, and they have the pandemic to thank for!

Stocks plummet as markets reopen in China amid coronavirus outbreak

03 Feb 2020

World
Stocks plummet as markets reopen in China amid coronavirus outbreak

Stocks in China plummeted as trading resumed on Monday amid a worsening outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Samsung Galaxy A20s, with triple rear cameras, goes official

24 Sep 2019

Technology
Samsung Galaxy A20s, with triple rear cameras, goes official

As an upgrade to the Galaxy A20, Samsung has launched the Galaxy A20s.

This Vespa scooter costs more than a family car

22 Sep 2019

Auto
This Vespa scooter costs more than a family car

Italian automaker Vespa has launched its all new scooter, the Vespa GTS 300 SuperTech, in Philippines.

Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

03 Aug 2019

Sports
Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

Olympics is the greatest sporting showcase on this earth.

Huawei launches affordable P30 Lite with triple rear cameras

28 Mar 2019

Technology
Huawei launches affordable P30 Lite with triple rear cameras

Days after unveiling its P30 and P30 Pro models in Paris, Huawei has silently introduced the P30 Lite in select markets.

Philippines: Mother forced to hand-feed her videogame-addict son

22 Feb 2019

World
Philippines: Mother forced to hand-feed her videogame-addict son

Videogame addiction among teenagers these days has become a nightmare for many parents.

How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up

13 Feb 2019

Business
How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up

On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19

27 Jan 2019

World
Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19

Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim terrorists are active, killing minimum 19 and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.

Death toll from Philippines storm, landslides climbs to 126

06 Jan 2019

World
Death toll from Philippines storm, landslides climbs to 126

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said today, adding landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause.

6.9 magnitude quake shakes southern Philippines, tsunami threat possible

29 Dec 2018

World
6.9 magnitude quake shakes southern Philippines, tsunami threat possible

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao today, said US Geological Survey (USGS), adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighboring Indonesia.

Philippines' Catriona Gray, of 'lava walk' fame, crowned Miss Universe-2018

17 Dec 2018

World
Philippines' Catriona Gray, of 'lava walk' fame, crowned Miss Universe-2018

It's that time of the year, when several beauties, from all across the world, come together to compete for the Miss World and Miss Universe titles.

PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

15 Nov 2018

World
PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

Australian nun to leave Philippines after fight with President Duterte

01 Nov 2018

World
Australian nun to leave Philippines after fight with President Duterte

An Australian nun, who battled a government bid to expel her from the Philippines after she angered the country's President Rodrigo Duterte, said yesterday that she will leave rather than face arrest and deportation.

Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines

16 Sep 2018

World
Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut roared toward densely populated Hong Kong and southern China today after ravaging across the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and heavy rains that left at least 28 dead.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut could cause damages worth $120bn in Asia

15 Sep 2018

World
Super Typhoon Mangkhut could cause damages worth $120bn in Asia

On Saturday, Super Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines causing floods, triggering landslides, disrupting electricity and travel services.

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for cursing Obama

03 Sep 2018

World
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for cursing Obama

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former US President Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a whore" in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long alliance.

Philippines: President Duterte calls UN Human Rights Chief "empty-headed"

04 Apr 2018

World
Philippines: President Duterte calls UN Human Rights Chief "empty-headed"

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has launched a foul-mouthed attack on the UN Human Rights Chief, calling him "empty-headed" in a row over international criticism of Philippines leader's deadly drug-war.

Philippines: 9 killed as plane crashes into house after takeoff

17 Mar 2018

World
Philippines: 9 killed as plane crashes into house after takeoff

A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff in the Philippines, killing all those onboard and four people on the ground.

Huawei launches the Nova 2 Lite smartphone in Philippines

15 Mar 2018

Technology
Huawei launches the Nova 2 Lite smartphone in Philippines

Huawei has launched it latest smartphone - the Nova 2 Lite - in the Philippines.

Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked

24 Feb 2018

World
Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked

The passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choski - accused of over Rs. 11,400 crore worth of fraud - have been revoked, according to sources from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer

24 Feb 2018

World
Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer

After a manhunt spanning several weeks, police have arrested the employer of a 29-year-old Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait.

Mobile app used to map condom dispensers in Philippines

03 Feb 2018

Technology
Mobile app used to map condom dispensers in Philippines

Campaigners and activists in the Philippines have set up free condom dispensers in collaboration with restaurants and shops in Manila to promote safe sex and fight a worsening HIV epidemic.

Philippines: Tropical-storm Tembin kills about 180 on Mindanao Island

24 Dec 2017

World
Philippines: Tropical-storm Tembin kills about 180 on Mindanao Island

Ferocious tropical storm Tembin has wreaked havoc across the southern part of the Philippines.

Modi@ASEAN: India wishes to emerge as a global peacekeeper

14 Nov 2017

World
Modi@ASEAN: India wishes to emerge as a global peacekeeper

PM Narendra Modi recently addressed the Indian diaspora in the Philippines on the sidelines fo the ongoing ASEAN summit

Modi in Manila: PM meets nine-year-old Filipino with 'Jaipur foot'

13 Nov 2017

World
Modi in Manila: PM meets nine-year-old Filipino with 'Jaipur foot'

Like any state chief, PM Narendra Modi has a busy schedule, but he specially took out time at one of his ASEAN summit engagements in Manila to meet nine-year-old Carlo Migel Silvano.

Packed day for Modi at ASEAN summit in Manila

13 Nov 2017

World
Packed day for Modi at ASEAN summit in Manila

PM Narendra Modi attended the opening ceremony of the 31st ASEAN summit being held at Manila, Philippines.

PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines

12 Nov 2017

World
PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines

Upon arriving in the Philippines as part of a tour which will see him attend the 15th ASEAN-India Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit, PM Narendra Modi met several foreign leaders informally.