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.
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.
26 Mar 2020
G20 summit on #Coronavirus: India to have coordinated, forward-looking approach
An extraordinary virtual G20 leaders' summit will be convened on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and global plans to deal with public health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.
25 Mar 2020
Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus
The world will be categorized into the pre-coronavirus phase and the one after that.
17 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders
With no cure for the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in sight, world leaders have taken a more stringent approach, announcing the closure of borders and extending lockdown.
13 Mar 2020
What is a pandemic? Why has COVID-19 been declared one?
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic as the virus continues to spread globally.
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.
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.
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envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.
08 Jan 2020
How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history
Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.
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.
29 Oct 2019
CRPF deployment attacked by terrorists near school in Kashmir's Pulwama
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops deployed at a school building in Pulwama, Kashmir, were attacked on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
04 Sep 2019
Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed declared terrorists under new anti-terror law
On Wednesday, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were declared individual terrorists by the Centre under the new anti-terror law.
24 Aug 2019
How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth
While the Indian Space Research Organization is planning to launch a satellite to study the Sun by 2020 (the Aditya-L1 mission), India and some other nations are planning to bring the Sun to Earth.
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.
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.
10 Jul 2019
Trump cables leak: Britain's Ambassador to US, Kim Darroch, resigns
British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the post, following a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticizing President Donald 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.
20 Apr 2019
Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls
A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13 Mar 2019
UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal for second time
British Parliament yesterday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time, plunging the UK into a state of uncertainty just two weeks ahead of the country's divorce from the European Union.
13 Mar 2019
'No basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX, says US regulator
The US aviation regulator said yesterday that there is "no basis" for grounding Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft, one of which was involved in a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people on Sunday.
25 Feb 2019
Parliamentary Committee gives Jack Dorsey 10 days to answer questions
On Monday, the Parliamentary Committee on IT met with Twitter's Global Vice President of Public Policy Colin Crowell in lieu of CEO Jack Dorsey.
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.
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.
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.
09 Feb 2019
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey refuses to appear for Parliamentary hearing
Reportedly, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other top Twitter officials have refused to appear before a Parliamentary Committee on IT that had earlier summoned them to discuss the issue of safeguarding citizens' rights on social media.
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.
24 Jan 2019
Venezuela: In two days, 13 killed in protest against Maduro
Thirteen people have died during two days of unrest in Venezuela amid protests against leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.
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.
16 Jan 2019
Brexit: Theresa May's deal rejected by lawmakers in historic fashion
On Tuesday, lawmakers in the UK voted against the Brexit deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union in astonishing fashion.