Thursday, December 1, 2022

Bommai thanks PM for helping retrieve K'taka student's body from Ukraine
Bengaluru | Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for helping retrieve the mortal remains of a medical student from the state who died during the conflict in Ukraine. ... read..

Imran Khan wants to emulate India's foreign policy
Islamabad | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday lauded India for having an "independent foreign policy" that was favourable to its own people, Express Tribune reported. ... read..

Russia says hits training base of foreign mercenaries in missile attack
Moscow | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Russian military said it delivered a precision strike on the training base of the Special Operations Forces (SSO) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, where foreign mercenaries were based. ... read..

Dissidents' offspring would be unable to find spouses: Imran Khan
Malakand (Pakistan) | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again urged the dissident lawmakers to return to the ruling PTI's fold, saying that he was ready to forgive them like a "compassionate father" amid looming vote on no-trust motion against him, Express Tribune re ... read..

US does not allow Kiev to agree to Russia's terms: Lavrov
Moscow | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The United States does not allow Ukraine to agree to the conditions put forward by Russia in the negotiations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claimed on Saturday. ... read..

India looking beyond conventional markets to export wheat
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Amidst a record surge in wheat exports in the current fiscal and the precarious situation arising out of the Ukraine-Russia war, India is looking forward to starting wheat export to several new countries beyond its Asian/South Asian neighbours. ... read..

Embassy continues to function 24X7 with help line for Indians in Ukraine
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Indian Embassy in Ukraine, which has been temporarily relocated from Kiev to Warsaw due to the fighting, on Friday said that it has been functioning round the clock for Indian nationals in Ukraine who are trying to seek assistance and they can contact ... read..

Russia-Ukraine talks making progress: Putin's aide
Moscow | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Russia and Ukraine brought their positions closer on such points as the neutral status of Ukraine and its non-entry into NATO, said the head of the Russian delegation, and the President's assistant Vladimir Medinsky. ... read..

US delegation to hold senior-level consultations with India during South Asia trip
New York | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A senior-level US mission is starting a visit to South Asia on Saturday during which it will hold consultations with Indian officials as the war rages in Ukraine and Washington is rallying international support against the Russian invasion. ... read..

Zelensky says war against Ukraine will set Russia back by decades
Kiev | Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has predicted that the war against Ukraine will set Russia back by decades - "to the disasters of the 90s". ... read..

Russian missile stockpile 'almost exhausted'
Kiev | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Russian troops have used up almost their entire stockpile of missiles and some types of ammunition. ... read..

Hasina announces long-term plans for future of country's children
Dhaka | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said it was really sad and painful for the nation that Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was assassinated, along with his family including his youngest son Russel, by some of the sam ... read..

US working with Ukraine to produce biological weapons: Russia
Moscow | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Russian Defense Ministry has presented documents which it said confirm the cooperation between the United States and Ukraine in the production of biological weapons. ... read..

Kremlin terms Biden calling Putin 'war criminal' as 'inadmissible'
Moscow | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Moscow considers "inadmissible and unforgivable" the words of US President Joe Biden, who called Russia President Vladimir Putin a "war criminal", said Dmitry Peskov, Kremlin Press Secretary. ... read..

Events in Ukraine could lead to global food crisis in 12-18 months: Macron
Moscow | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The events in Ukraine and their consequences could lead the world to a food crisis in the next 12-18 months, said French President Emmanuel Macron. ... read..

Two-dozen disgruntled lawmakers of Pak ruling party aim to vote against Imran
Islamabad | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
At least two-dozen disgruntled MNAs of Pakistan's ruling PTI have been shifted to the Sindh House after the police action in the Parliament Lodges, claimed PTI's estranged leader Raja Riaz on Thursday, Geo News reported. ... read..

US-backed Ukraine secret project studied ways in which bats can infect humans
Moscow | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it will soon release additional documents pertaining to the operation of Pentagon-funded biolabs in Ukraine. ... read..

Russia denies 'significant progress' in talks with Ukraine
Moscow | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The Kremlin has termed a report in the Financial Times about a supposed 15-point draft peace plan with Ukraine as false. ... read..

Former President Medvedev says Russia is strong enough to defeat its enemies
Moscow | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has accused the West of waging hybrid warfare against his country due to the long-standing tradition of Russophobia. He believes that despite enormous pressure, Moscow will defend its vision of the world order. ... read..

The peace plan of Russia-Ukraine makes progress
Moscow | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The delegations have made significant progress on a 15-point draft deal, including a ceasefire and Russian troop withdrawal, if Kiev renounces NATO membership ambitions and accepts limits on its armed forces, the Financial Times reported, citing three unn ... read..

Encouraged by US, Ukraine purposefully prepared for military scenario: Putin
Moscow | Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the West is pushing Kiev to bloodshed. ... read..

'Zelensky surrender' on live TV said to be an attempt by Russian hackers
Kiev | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Russian hackers broke into the live newsfeed of the TV channel Ukraina 24 and posted a fake "statement" of surrender by President Volodymyr Zelensky. The President immediately recorded a video suggesting that the Russians lay down their weapons. ... read..

Moscow claims Russian forces took control of Kherson region
Moscow | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson, Major General Igor Konashenkov, claimed on Tuesday that the armed forces of the Russian Federation has taken full control of the entire territory of Kherson. ... read..

Kiev not showing serious attitude towards finding solution: Putin
Moscow | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephonic conversation with the head of the European Council, Charles Michel, said that Kiev is not demonstrating a serious attitude towards finding mutually acceptable solutions during negotiations with Moscow. ... read..

Missile incident: Pak Army seeks intervention of int'l fora
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Pakistans top military brass on Tuesday urged the relevant international fora to take a serious view of the "accidental firing" of a missile by India despite New Delhis public admission that it was a "mistake", Express Tribune reported. ... read..

Russia imposes sanctions on US President Joe Biden
Moscow | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Russia has imposed personal sanctions against US President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday. ... read..

Germany to buy consignment of US F-35 fighter jets
Berlin | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Germany is seeking to buy a consignment of US F-35 fighter jets to replace its aging Tornado fleet, the German Defence Ministry has told the Parliament, DW reported. ... read..

Tulsi Gabbard called 'treasonous' after citing risk of biolabs in Ukraine
Moscow | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Former Democratic representative and 2020 US presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has responded to recent accusations of being a Russian asset for promoting Russian propaganda and being paid off by Russian agents after she tried to raise awarenes ... read..

Ukraine using threat of reprisal against families to recruit men into battalions
Moscow | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
In large Ukrainian cities, nationalists are threatening and forcing men aged 18 to 60 to enroll in territorial defence battalions, said Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, head of Russia's National Defense Control Center. ... read..

Russia has set up camps near Ukraine border to train Syrian mercenaries, claims Ukraine
Kiev | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Recruitment centres for mercenaries have been opened in Syria, where over a thousand people have been recruited in recent days and about 400 people have already arrived in Russia, according to the General Staff of the Ukrainian armed forces. ... read..

Disposal of mines right under Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant
Kiev | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Russian military, which has occupied the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, intends to dispose of mines that did not explode at the nuclear power plant, just near power unit No. 1, Ukraines nuclear company said. ... read..

NATO entering conflict in Ukraine would mean WW-III: European Council head
Brussels | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The EU "is not at war with Russia", European Council President Charles Michel told El Pais in an interview published on Monday. ... read..

Russia announces destruction of firing points of 'neo-Nazis' in Mariupol
Moscow | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, head of the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation, said on Monday that the successful operation to unblock Mariupol made it possible to open humanitarian corridors and begin mass evacuation of the pop ... read..

Missile shot down in Kiev, wreckage destroys residential building
Kiev | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Ukraine anti-aircraft defence shot down a missile in Kiev and its wreckage fell on a residential neighbourhood destroying a five-storey building. ... read..

Indian student fighting Russians in Ukraine wants to return, says family
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
A 21-year-old Indian aerospace engineering student in Ukraine, reportedly fighting against the Russian troops, has expressed his desire to return home, his family said. ... read..

American journalist killed near Kiev
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
US journalist, Brent Renaud, has been shot dead in the town of Irpin outside Kyiv, police say, BBC reported. ... read..

Russian troops have killed 2,187 Mariupol residents, claims city council
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Mariupol City Council has reported that Russian airstrikes have killed 2,187 of its residents. ... read..

Russian special services plan terror attacks in Russia to discredit Ukrainians
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Russian special services are planning a special operation to discredit Ukrainians living in the Russian Federation. ... read..

US warns China of consequences if it tries to help Russia on sanctions
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The United States authorities have notified Beijing of the "consequences" if the PRC tries to help Russia compensate for losses from Western sanctions, said Jake Sullivan, National Security Adviser to the President of the United States. ... read..

Russia drafting mercenaries from Syria, Libya in Ukraine hostilities
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Russia has opened 14 mercenary recruitment centres in Syria and is also training mercenaries from Libya. ... read..

'Russian forces wipe out an entire Ukraine city'
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Russian forces have 'completely destroyed' the eastern Ukrainian town of Volnovakha following a days-long bombing campaign - but fighting continues for territory there to prevent a Russian encirclement as citizens refuse to accept Moscow's rule, Daily Mai ... read..

India provides humanitarian support to fisherfolk in north Sri Lanka
Colombo | Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Awaiting the discussion on fishing issue across the Palk Strait, India on Sunday initiated a humanitarian assistance programme for fishermen and their families in Sri Lanka's Northern Province. ... read..

Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb 24 was beginning of World War III: George Soros
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Russia's attack on Ukraine on February 24 marked the beginning of World War III, George Soros, an American financier and founder of the Renaissance Foundation, stated this in an article, which was published by Project Syndicate. ... read..

Disruption of food supply from Ukraine could spark conflict
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Global leaders ranging from the UN to the US Congress have warned that low supplies of food and high prices in war-hit Ukraine could spark conflict elsewhere, Defense One reported. ... read..

Many Russian warplanes fire missiles from inside Russian airspace
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Russian warplanes are flying about 20 times more missions than their Ukrainian counterparts, though many never enter Ukrainian territory and simply lob long-range missiles from inside Russian airspace, an US official said, Defense One reported. ... read..

Russia relied far more on 'dumb' bombs than on precision-guided weapons
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Russia has relied far more heavily on less sophisticated, so-called "dumb" bombs than it has on its arsenal of precision-guided munitions in its punishing war on Ukraine, CNN reported. ... read..

US and allies to abolish MFN trade status for Russia
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has said that the American side, together with the G7 and the European Union, will abolish the most favoured nation treatment in trade with Russia. ... read..

Russian planes struck Belarus, claims Ukraine
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Ukraine Air Force has claimed that Russian planes turned around above Ukraine, after which they struck the territory of Belarus. ... read..

Ukraine crisis: MEA control room received over 13K calls, 9K e-mails
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The control room set up in the Ministry of External Affairs to oversee the evacuation of Indian nationals starnded in war-torn Ukraine received more than 13,000 calls and over 9,000 e-mails since February 16, sources in the ministry said. ... read..

76 pilgrims from TN travel to Katchatheevu for church festival
Chennai | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
A total of 76 pilgrims from Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram have travelled to Sri Lanka's Katchatheevu island to participate in the annual festival of St Antony's Church, which began on Friday evening and will continue overnight. ... read..

Captured Russian soldiers fear facing firing squad if they return home
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Russian soldiers captured by Ukrainian forces have said that they are afraid of death by firing squad if they are returned home, Daily Mail reported. ... read..

Putin preparing terrorist attack on Chernobyl nuclear plant: Ukraine
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Ukrainian intelligence has information that the Russian aggressors are preparing a terrorist attack on the "exclusion zone" in Chornobyl and plan to blame Ukraine. ... read..

Russia hits back with export bans
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Russia has hit back at western sanctions for invading Ukraine by imposing export bans on a string of products until the end of 2022, BBC reported. ... read..

Andhra doctor vows to stay on in Ukraine with his big cats
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Though hundreds of Indians have battled all odds to return home from war-torn Ukraine, a doctor is not ready to leave without his pet big cats -- a black panther and a jaguar! ... read..

Moscow's forces move within a few miles of Kiev outskirts
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The battle for Kiev is already underway as Russian tanks push to within just a few miles of the city outskirts, analysts and witnesses have said, though initial assaults to the west and east of the capital were repelled as Vladimir Putin's forces face a l ... read..

Hospital in Ukraine hit by Russian shelling
Kiev | Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Ukarine has said that Russian forces surrounding the southern port city of Mariupol have destroyed a maternity hospital. ... read..

'US should take China's concerns seriously when implementing curbs on Russia'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
China will protect its companies and people who have come under threat of US sanctions over trading with Russia, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, commenting on Washingtons warnings. ... read..

EU tells citizens to lower heating
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The European Union's (EU) High Representative for Foreign Policy Josep Borrell has asked citizens to turn down the heating in their homes, as one way for the bloc to cut its dependence on Russian gas amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. ... read..

Russia wants more talks with Ukraine: Kremlin
Moscow | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Moscow is interested in holding the next rounds of peace talks with Kiev as soon as Ukrainian negotiators are ready, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. ... read..

Egyptian, Russian presidents discuss Ukraine situation
Cairo/Moscow | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi stressed dialogue and diplomatic efforts to solve the Russia-Ukraine crisis in a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement. ... read..

Modi discusses Ukraine with Hungary's Orban, Netherland's Rutte (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban on the situation in war-torn Ukraine, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday. ... read..

'Russian retaliation would leave almost the entire world without microelectronics'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The ban on technology exports to Russia, in response to the war in Ukraine, could backfire on global manufacturers of computer processors and semiconductors, as many crucial components for their production are made exclusively in Russia, an industry exper ... read..

Maritime security key focus at Colombo Security Conclave
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The two-day Colombo Security Conclave of National Security Advisors (NSAs) from six nations - India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Mauritius, Bangladesh, and Seychelles -- began in the Maldives on Wednesday, with maritime security in the region the prime focus ... read..

Ukraine cold could push Russian soldiers to desert convoy stalled outside Kyiv for days
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A severe cold snap could push Russian troops to desert a convoy that has been stalled outside of Kyiv for the last few days, a military advisor to Ukraine's armed forces has said, Newsweek reported. ... read..

Russia's isolation leads to collapse of ruble
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Russia has banned its citizens from buying US dollars, completing the isolation of an economy that once had ambitions to join the global club of financial powers, CNN reported. ... read..

India to provide LPG stoves, gas cylinders to three border Nepal districts
Kathmandu | Thursday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
India has decided to provide 3,000 LPG gas stoves, gas cylinders, and accessories to underprivileged households in three districts of Nepal bordering India, it was announced on Wednesday. ... read..

Indian students evacuated from Sumy leave for Poland
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Government officials here said that the Indian students, who were evacuated from Sumy in Ukraine and transported to Poltava on Tuesday, have boarded a special train to reach Lviv from where they will be crossing over to Poland on Wednesday. ... read..

US slaps ban on oil, gas imports from Russia
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The US on Tuesday banned all oil and gas imports from Russia, President Joe Biden said in a Twitter post. ... read..

EU roadmap to cut reliance on Russian gas by two-third in a year
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The European Commission has outlined a new energy roadmap designed to cut reliance on Russian gas by two-third in just a year, BBC reported. ... read..

Another Crude price spike to batter India's equities further
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Another spike in global crude oil prices on the back of new sanctions banning Russian energy imports is expected to hammer the Indian equity markets further. ... read..

Ukraine war will have impact on Indian economy: Sitharaman
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war will certainly have an impact on the Indian economy, Union Finance Minister Niramala Sitaraman said on Tuesday. ... read..

Europe could now face something worse than stagflation
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Western sanctions imposed following Russia's invasion of Ukraine have caused global energy prices to spike and consumer confidence to plummet in Europe. Russia is being cut off from Western financial markets, CNN reported. ... read..

US slated to ban Russian oil imports
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
US President Joe Biden is poised to announce a ban on Russian oil imports to 'punish' the country for invading Ukraine, BBC reported. ... read..

Russia says Ukraine battalions holding more than 4.5 mn civilians as human shields
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Ukrainian territorial defence battalions are holding more than 4.5 million civilians in Ukraine as human shields, said head of the National Defence Control Centre of Russia, Mikhail Mizintsev. ... read..

China asks US to disclose info on Pentagon's alleged biological labs in Ukraine
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Chinas Foreign Ministry has called on the US to disclose information on Pentagons alleged biological laboratories in Ukraine "as soon as possible". ... read..

Russian military planes flew to Syria twice since Ukraine war
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Russian Ministry of Defence plane has twice flown to Syria since the start of the invasion of Ukraine. ... read..

Operation Ganga: 75 special flights bring back 15,521 Indians
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Centre on Tuesday said that 75 special civilian charter flights under 'Operation Ganga' have brought back 15,521 Indian citizens from Ukraine's neighbouring countries. ... read..

Fearing backlash, NATO not to send fighter jets to Ukraine
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Fearing major backlash, the US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) members have refused to send fighter jets to Ukraine to fight against Russia despite the US having given a "green signal". ... read..

UNSC calls for decisive action to end Russia-Ukraine conflict
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Alarmed by spreading violence in Ukraine, targeted attacks on civilians, ineffective humanitarian corridors and spiralling risks, the United National Security Council called for decisive action to end the conflict. ... read..

'Stabs in the back': Russia discussing nationalisation of foreign businesses
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Russia's ruling party has come up with the idea of nationaliSing the production of companies who announced their departure from the Russian market during the military offensive in Ukraine. ... read..

Russian forces hold fire, open humanitarian corridors in Ukrainian cities (Ld)
Moscow | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Russian armed forces announced a ceasefire and the opening of humanitarian corridors in four Ukrainian cities starting 10 a.m. (Moscow time) on Monday, according to the Russian Defence Ministry. ... read..

Ukraine labs working on agents of plague, anthrax as part of US-led biological programme: Russia
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
More than 30 laboratories in Ukraines Lvov, Kharkiv and Poltava have been working with dangerous infectious agents as part of the US-led military biological programme. ... read..

Russia designates South Korea as 'unfriendly' nation
Moscow | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
Russia has designated South Korea as an "unfriendly" nation after Seoul joined international sanctions against Moscow following its invasion of Ukraine, the media reported on Monday. ... read..

20,550 Ukrainians arrive in Turkey since Russia-Ukraine conflict
Ankara | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
A total of 20,550 Ukrainian citizens have entered Turkey since February 24 when Russia launched a "special military operation" in Ukraine, a senior Turkish official said on Monday. ... read..

Ukraine war: Johnson holds talks with Canadian, Dutch PMs
London | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday held talks with the Canadian and Dutch prime ministers here, as Western powers prepare to agree further sanctions on Russia. ... read..

Russia, Ukraine to hold third round of talks
Kiev/Moscow | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The third round of negotiations between Russia and Ukraine will take place on Monday, officials said. ... read..

Putin, EU leader discuss humanitarian issues in Ukraine: Kremlin
Moscow | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin and European Council President Charles Michel discussed humanitarian issues in Ukraine during a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. ... read..

Colombo Archbishop urges UNHRC to probe Easter Sunday attack
Colombo | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Colombo Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith on Monday urged United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to intervene to ensure impartial probe on 2019 Easter Sunday attack which church leader claimed 'a grand political plot'. ... read..

Peshawar mosque suicide blast toll rises to 56
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A suicide blast inside a Shia mosque shook Peshawar's Kocha Risaldar area on Friday, with officials saying that at least 56 people were killed and 194 were injured, Dawn reported. ... read..

CCTV surveillance system comes up along India-Bangladesh border
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
To further enhance vigil, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday has set up CCTV surveillance systems along the India-Bangladesh border in western Assam, officials said. ... read..

'How long can you keep a person inside': SC on Pak national held in detention centre
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre on the status of a Pakistani national, languishing in a detention centre for seven years, after Islamabad refuses to accept him as its citizen. ... read..

Maha ATS busts Bangladeshi human trafficking racket, 4 nabbed (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has cracked a human trafficking racket involving Bangladeshis immigrants entering India illegally and going to Mumbai or other cities with the help of forged travel and other official documents, officials said he ... read..

Annual meeting of India, Pakistan Indus Commissioners in Pakistan next week
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Pakistan's objections to the hydro-power projects Pakal Dul, Lower Kalnai and Kiru in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to figure in the agenda at the annual meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission between March 1 and 3 in Pakistan this year. ... read..

Study suggests children can intuitively do division even before formal education
| February 25, 2022 2:21:47 PM IST
We frequently consider multiplication and division as calculations that should be taught in school. However, a research team has found that, even before children begin formal education, they possess intuitive arithmetic abilities. ... read..

Indian Army gifts 1 lakh Covid vaccine doses to Nepali Army
Guwahati | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Indian Army on Thursday donated 1,00,000 doses of made in India Covid vaccine to Nepali Army, a defence spokesman said. ... read..

UAE plans to buy L-15 aircraft from China
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The UAE Ministry of Defense has said that it plans to buy 12 L-15 aircraft from China, state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, Al Arabiya reported. ... read..

China media claims J-10C fighter jets to upgrade Pak defence industry
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The recent surfacing of images of the J-10C fighter jets with the marking of the Pakistan Air Force on social media seems to have verified a widely-circulated hearsay that Pakistan ordered advanced J-10C fighter jets from China, Chinese state media report ... read..

Pakistan airlines attendant escapes from Toronto hotel
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 8:45:09 PM IST
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight attendant has escaped from a hotel in Toronto, Canada, Samaa TV reported. ... read..

Pak govt slammed for 'policy of appeasement' towards terror outfits
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
The Pakistan opposition in the Senate slammed the Imran Khan government for what it called "a policy of appeasement" towards terrorist outfits, noting that talks with those who challenged writ of the state had emboldened and encouraged such actors, Dawn r ... read..

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