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Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally

03 Sep 2020

Nubia Red Magic 5S goes on sale globally

Nubia's flagship smartphone, the Red Magic 5S has gone on sale in over 40 countries.

EU launches in-depth investigation into Google's acquisition of Fitbit

04 Aug 2020

EU launches in-depth investigation into Google's acquisition of Fitbit

The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into Google's acquisition of wearable company Fitbit.

US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India, others

26 Jun 2020

US shifting troops to counter Chinese threat to India, others

The United States could have a role to play in the ongoing Indo-China conflict, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the country was reviewing the position of its troops in Europe to face the threat which People's Liberation Army poses to Asian countries like India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, as well as South China Sea.

Madonna says she had coronavirus, but is 'not currently sick'

08 May 2020

Madonna says she had coronavirus, but is 'not currently sick'

Addressing growing concerns over her health, pop icon Madonna said that she had the coronavirus towards the end of her Madame X Tour in Paris, which was eventually cut short due to the pandemic.

OnePlus 8-series gets improved camera performance with latest OxygenOS update

05 May 2020

OnePlus 8-series gets improved camera performance with latest OxygenOS update

OnePlus has started rolling out a new OxygenOS update for its latest flagship phones. The 8 Pro is receiving OxygenOS 10.5.6 in all regions, while the OnePlus 8 is getting OxygenOS 10.5.4 in EU and OxygenOS 10.5.5 in all the other markets.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Kolpak rule

22 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Kolpak rule

In a recent interview, the newly appointed director of Cricket South Africa Graeme Smith welcomed any former Kolpak player who wishes to rejoin the Proteas camp.

India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

05 Mar 2020

India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting Brussels for the India-EU summit, External Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.

All you need to know about UK's new visa system

19 Feb 2020

All you need to know about UK's new visa system

The United Kingdom has launched a new points-based visa system, impacting migrant workers and students.

India registers diplomatic win: EU parliament defers voting on CAA

30 Jan 2020

India registers diplomatic win: EU parliament defers voting on CAA

In what qualifies as a major diplomatic win for India, the European Union Parliament chose to not vote on a resolution against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), for now.

Sundar Pichai warns of AI's misuse, calls for regulation

21 Jan 2020

Sundar Pichai warns of AI's misuse, calls for regulation

Sundar Pichai wants Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be regulated for the betterment of humanity.

Soon, Tesla cars will start talking to pedestrians: Here's how

13 Jan 2020

Soon, Tesla cars will start talking to pedestrians: Here's how

Elon Musk is never boring. Delusional, may be. But never boring.

15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda

As 15 envoys from different countries are visiting Jammu and Kashmir, the government briefed media about the objective of this trip.

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.

All about the "mystery woman" who arranged EU delegation's Kashmir-visit

30 Oct 2019

All about the "mystery woman" who arranged EU delegation's Kashmir-visit

At a time when restrictions haven't been lifted from Kashmir completely, 23 European MPs were given access to the terrorism-infested Valley. The EU delegation toured Kashmir, took a boat ride in Dal Lake, and reported back that they are "with India".

After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India

30 Oct 2019

After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India

23 members of the European Union (EU) were among the "lucky ones" who were allowed to visit Kashmir, the region which has been on edge since August 5 after Article 370 was negated.

EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy

29 Oct 2019

EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy

A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.

Before tomorrow's Kashmir visit, EU delegation meets PM Modi

28 Oct 2019

Before tomorrow's Kashmir visit, EU delegation meets PM Modi

Kashmir has been reeling under an unprecedented lockdown since August raising concerns among rights groups. The area has been off-limits for almost everyone from journalists to activists.

Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

17 Oct 2019

Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

On Thursday, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a Brexit deal has been negotiated between the UK and the European Union.

FATF may put Pakistan on "dark grey list"

15 Oct 2019

FATF may put Pakistan on "dark grey list"

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will soon decide Pakistan's fate, and things aren't looking great for the country.

Google wins landmark 'right to be forgotten' case: Details here

26 Sep 2019

Google wins landmark 'right to be forgotten' case: Details here

The European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court of the bloc, has ruled that Google is not obliged to apply the 'right to be forgotten' across the globe.

World should bid adieu to single-use plastic, suggests PM Modi

09 Sep 2019

World should bid adieu to single-use plastic, suggests PM Modi

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida, wherein he spoke about the steps his government undertook for the environment.

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

06 Sep 2019

Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

The former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe died at the age of 95 in Singapore, the country's current chief Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Friday.

FA thinks Brexit would help English footballers: Here's how

05 Sep 2019

FA thinks Brexit would help English footballers: Here's how

England football's governing body, Football Association (FA), feels that the Brexit could help the English footballers in the long run.

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

23 Aug 2019

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA

27 Jul 2019

Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA

Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, who have been waging war against India through their outfits, will get the "terrorist" tag once the new amendments of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) come into force, said reports.

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

27 Jun 2019

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

26 Apr 2019

You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

Twitter is bolstering its reporting tools as part of an effort to keep people from spreading fake news on the platform.

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

13 Apr 2019

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

11 Apr 2019

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.

UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

28 Mar 2019

UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

Theresa May yesterday bowed to mounting pressure from within her own Conservative Party and offered to resign as UK Prime Minister if her MPs agreed to back her twice-defeated Brexit divorce bill to get it over the line in a third parliamentary vote.

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

16 Mar 2019

UK announces new visa plan, expected to attract international students

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has decided on some new visa plans to attract more international students.

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

13 Mar 2019

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

Britain will slash import tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit and will not apply customs checks on the border with Ireland, the government said today.

Pakistan writes to FATF seeking India's removal from review body

10 Mar 2019

Pakistan writes to FATF seeking India's removal from review body

Pakistan has asked terror financing watchdog, FATF, to remove India as co-chair of its Asia-Pacific Joint Group, to ensure the review process is "fair and unbiased".

Take 'clear and sustained' actions against terrorists: EU asks Pakistan

25 Feb 2019

Take 'clear and sustained' actions against terrorists: EU asks Pakistan

The EU has asked Pakistan to take "clear and sustained" actions targeting not only all UN-listed transnational terrorist groups but also individuals claiming responsibility for attacks in the wake of the Pulwama terror strike.

Iran adhering to terms of nuclear deal: UN atomic watchdog

23 Feb 2019

Iran adhering to terms of nuclear deal: UN atomic watchdog

Iran has been adhering to a deal with world powers limiting its nuclear programme, the United Nations atomic watchdog said yesterday, as diplomatic wrangling continues over the future of the accord.

Replace anti-terror law in compliance with global-norms: EU tells Lanka

16 Feb 2019

Replace anti-terror law in compliance with global-norms: EU tells Lanka

The EU has urged Sri Lanka to repeal its controversial anti-terror law and replace with a new one in compliance with the international norms.

India-UK trade to be unaffected by Brexit: British trade commissioner

11 Feb 2019

India-UK trade to be unaffected by Brexit: British trade commissioner

Trade relations between India and the UK isn't likely to be affected after Brexit, British trade commissioner to South Asia Crispin Simon has said.

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

30 Jan 2019

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.

After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

17 Jan 2019

After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote yesterday and averted a general election, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

#MegaBreachAlert: Over 2 billion emails, passwords found on 'hacking' forum

17 Jan 2019

#MegaBreachAlert: Over 2 billion emails, passwords found on 'hacking' forum

In a shocking development, Troy Hunt from 'Have I Been Pwned' has found more than two billion emails and passwords online.