26 May 2020
COVID-19: ICMR defends Hydroxychloroquine's use after WHO halts trials
Hours after the World Health Organization (WHO) suspended all ongoing trials of anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has defended its use.
26 May 2020
COVID-19 treatment: WHO halts Hydroxychloroquine trial over safety concerns
The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the trial exploring anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment of COVID-19.
14 May 2020
Coronavirus "may never go away," warns World Health Organization
As the brightest minds and richest countries of the globe are working on a self-imposed deadline to find the cure for coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned the deadly virus "may never go away".
01 May 2020
Trump says he's seen evidence coronavirus originated from Chinese lab
Upping his attack on Beijing on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said he had seen evidence that the coronavirus originated from a lab in China. He fell short of providing details of the evidence he had seen.
16 Apr 2020
These conditions should be met before ending coronavirus lockdown: WHO
As India and other nations rush to combat the spread of COVID-19 and open up parts of their dwindling economy, the World Health Organization is offering guidance.
16 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: From first to second million in just 13 days
In what serves as another reminder of how contagious the coronavirus is, the worldwide cases topped 2 million (20 lakhs) on Wednesday. Across the globe, 2,064,115 have contracted the infection and 137,020 have died.
06 Apr 2020
UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week
The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.
27 Mar 2020
While world suffers, China blocks discussion on coronavirus at UNSC
A call by Estonia to discuss coronavirus pandemic at the United Nations Security Council was thwarted by China, with a little help from Russia and South Africa.
27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: UNICEF to help school students in India continue studies
The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the education of as many as 80% of school students worldwide.
26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown
A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.
21 Mar 2020
Now, get coronavirus information from WHO on WhatsApp: Here's how
The spread of coronavirus has triggered a wave of misinformation on the internet.
20 Mar 2020
Seven years later, Nirbhaya's rapists hanged till death in Tihar
More than seven years after they committed a crime that brought shame for the entire nation, four men — Akshay, Pawan, Vinay, and Mukesh, were hanged till death inside Delhi's Tihar prison on Friday.
12 Mar 2020
All you need to know about coronavirus tests (not exhaustive)
Coronavirus outbreak has been declared a pandemic and leaders across the globe have made containing the damage, their topmost priority.
12 Mar 2020
IPL: No foreign player to be available till April 15
The coronavirus outbreak has turned into a worldwide catastrophe and like many nations, India too is reeling from the same.
12 Mar 2020
Coronavirus round-up: WHO calls it pandemic, India suspends visas
Months after it originated in China, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic, while asking all countries to take urgent and aggressive action.
29 Feb 2020
As observer, India will witness historic US-Taliban deal
The United States and Taliban, the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Afghanistan for years, are all set to sign a historic deal.
21 Feb 2020
FATF keeps Pakistan on greylist, gives a four-month deadline
Pakistan has got yet another extension from the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
19 Feb 2020
After Pichai, Elon Musk calls for regulation of AI development
A few weeks ago, Google and Alphabet's boss Sundar Pichai spoke on the possible risks and advantages of artificial intelligence (AI) and called for 'balanced' regulation of the tech.
18 Feb 2020
Pakistan poised to remain on terror watchdog FATF's 'gray list'
The global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its 'gray list', informed sources told the news agency ANI.
18 Feb 2020
Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports
Before the terror-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) could take a decision on blacklisting Pakistan, Islamabad informed that wanted terrorist Masood Azhar, who is the head of the proscribed organization Jaish-e-Mohammed, has gone missing.
17 Feb 2020
India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate on J&K
India on Sunday rejected an offer from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' to mediate on the Jammu and Kashmir issue.
12 Feb 2020
Hafiz Saeed convicted in two cases, gets five years imprisonment
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore convicted Hafiz Saeed in two cases of terror financing and sentenced him to five and a half years of jail in both matters. A fine of Rs. 15,000 for each case was also levied on him.
12 Feb 2020
WHO names deadly coronavirus disease 'COVID-19'
The deadly coronavirus disease that has affected thousands around the globe and claimed hundreds of lives has been given an official name - 'COVID-19'.
02 Feb 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: UN hacked, Avast selling data, HomePod, Instagram leak, more
This week, we witnessed some major developments and hardware launches, including that of Apple's Homepod in India.
30 Jan 2020
400GB-data stolen from UN servers in July; organization remained mum
The United Nations has confirmed to have been hacked in, what looks like, a state-sponsored espionage operation.
23 Jan 2020
After hacking report, Bezos tweets image from Jamal Khashoggi's memorial
The phone of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, was allegedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an explosive report in The Guardian claimed yesterday.
22 Jan 2020
Pakistan has limited options on Kashmir: US Congress think tank
Pakistan which has been fuming after India altered Kashmir's decades-old status, has limited options to deal with the issue, a report of US Congressional Research Service (CRS) said earlier this month.
18 Jan 2020
KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.
17 Jan 2020
J&K: Terror attack averted before R-Day, 5 Jaish operatives arrested
Police in Jammu and Kashmir busted a terror module by arresting five alleged terrorists affiliated to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed.
16 Jan 2020
China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!
Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.
27 Oct 2019
#ComicBytes: Five Avengers stories that fans should definitely read
We all love the Avengers movies, partly because of the casting but mostly because of the stories they tell.
23 Oct 2019
Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey
Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.
18 Oct 2019
Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020
After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.
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.
13 Oct 2019
Has Pakistan curbed terror financing? FATF to decide soon
Pakistan, already having a bad reputation for encouraging terrorism in its land, is facing a testing time.
12 Oct 2019
UN faces severe cash crisis, shuts ACs, escalators, empties water-coolers
The United Nations is facing a cash crisis, forcing the international body to make severe budget cuts.
02 Oct 2019
Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report
Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.
28 Sep 2019
Brinkmanship, not statesmanship: India rebuts Imran Khan at UN
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan went on an anti-India rant for the most part of his maiden speech at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York yesterday.
27 Sep 2019
How this Indian engineer was saved from Kulbhushan Jadhav-like fate
With an intention to embarrass India on the global stage, Pakistan is desperate to link the former with terrorism.
26 Sep 2019
Khashoggi's murder happened 'under my watch': Saudi's crown prince
Mohammed bin Salman (popularly known as MbS), who is the de-facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, has said he is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as it happened "under his watch".