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Global air cargo demand drops over Russia-Ukraine war, Omicron concerns
New Delhi | May 4, 2022 6:53:36 PM IST
A decline in global air cargo markets was witnessed in the month of March, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) data showed amid COVID variant Omicron's influence in Asia and the Russia-Ukraine war that is leading to a challenging operationa ... read..


Former Afghan President discusses bilateral ties with Russian envoy
Kabul | May 4, 2022 5:53:45 PM IST
Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday met Dmitry Zhirnov, Russia's ambassador to Afghanistan and discussed further strengthening ties between both countries. ... read..


PM Modi, Finland counterpart Sanna Marin discuss ways to cement partnerships in trade, investment
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 5:23:14 PM IST
On the sidelines of the 2nd India-Nordic Summit in Copenhagen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Finland PM Sanna Marin and discussed ways to further cement this partnership in trade, investment, technology and other such sectors. ... read..


Sri Lanka's liquid reserves plummeted below USD 50 million, Finance Minister raises concerns
Colombo | May 4, 2022 5:23:08 PM IST
In the face of an adverse economic crisis in Sri Lanka, Finance Minister Ali Sabry raised concerns over the declining liquid reserves in the island country which have currently plunged below USD 50 million. ... read..


Pakistan slips further on World Press Freedom Index
Islamabad | May 4, 2022 5:23:06 PM IST
Pakistan has dropped further on the list of countries in terms of protection of journalists, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF). ... read..


PM Modi participates in India-Nordic Summit in Copenhagen
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 5:23:01 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Heads of Government participated in India-Nordic Summit at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark on Wednesday. ... read..


Hoax bomb threat call from Pakistan disrupts flight operations at Nepal airport
Kathmandu | May 4, 2022 4:53:31 PM IST
Domestic flights have resumed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu after a hoax bomb threat call allegedly from Pakistan created panic, forcing authorities to vacate the premises. ... read..


PM Modi meets Iceland PM Katrin Jakobsdottir; discusses boosting ties in trade, energy, fisheries
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 4:53:16 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his Iceland counterpart Katrin Jakobsdottir ahead of the 2nd India-Nordic Summit in Copenhagen. ... read..


Moscow bans entry of Japanese Prime Minister, Foreign Minister into Russia
| May 4, 2022 4:24:12 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], May 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow has prohibited the entry of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi to Russia due to an unprecedented anti-Russian campaign launched by Tokyo, the Russian foreign ministry s ... read..


New Zealand reports 8,454 new community cases of COVID-19
Others | May 4, 2022 4:24:10 PM IST
Wellington [New Zealand], May 4 (ANI/Xinhua): New Zealand recorded 8,454 new community cases of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Wednesday. ... read..


PM Modi reviews India-Sweden bilateral partnership with counterpart Andersson
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 3:24:21 PM IST
On the sidelines of the 2nd India-Nordic Summit in Copenhagen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held talks with his Swedish counterpart Magdalena Andersson where both sides reviewed the progress made in the bilateral partnership. ... read..


Maldivian youth protests against 'India Out' campaign in front of Yameen's residence
Male | May 4, 2022 3:24:12 PM IST
A group of Maldivian youth demonstrated in front of the residence of former President Abdulla Yameen who is running an anti-India "India-Out" campaign. ... read..


B'desh locals oppose Chinese construction, 9 including 3 Chinese nationals injured
Pirojpur | May 4, 2022 2:53:37 PM IST
Nine people, including three Chinese nationals, were injured after a brawl broke out as the locals opposed the construction by the Chinese company in Pirojpur district of Bangladesh. ... read..


Pakistan reports 39 new COVID-19 cases
Islamabad | May 4, 2022 2:53:35 PM IST
Pakistan recorded 39 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the country's ministry of health said on Wednesday. The tally of infected people increased to 1,528,603 across the country after adding the new cases, according to the data released by the ministry, repo ... read..


Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio to visit India from May 4-6
New Delhi | May 4, 2022 2:53:18 PM IST
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio will pay an official visit to India from May 4-6, 2022 to strengthen the relationship between the two countries. ... read..


Flash flood kills 2, damages countless homes in Afghanistan's Faryab
Faryab, | May 4, 2022 2:23:38 PM IST
Due to heavy rain and flooding two persons were confirmed dead and scores were left homeless in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province, nearly 500 houses have been badly damaged or washed away informed a villager Azizullah on Wednesday. ... read..


PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Norwegian counterpart ahead of 2nd India-Nordic summit
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 2:23:37 PM IST
Ahead of the India-Nordic summit set to take place on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on the final leg of his 3-day Europe visit, holds bilateral talks with Norwegian PM Jonas Gahr Store in Copenhagen, Denmark. ... read..


Minorities prisoners inside China's detention camps tortured, monitored constantly
Beijing | May 4, 2022 2:23:26 PM IST
Minorities like Kazakhs, Tajiks, and Uyghurs inside China's detention camps are constantly subjected to violence and constantly monitored. ... read..


European Commission announces large-scale package of assistance to Ukraine
Europe | May 4, 2022 2:23:24 PM IST
Brussels [Belgium], May 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Commission will provide a European Commission entailing massive investment to meet the country's needs, President Ursula Von der Leyen said on Wednesday. ... read..


Domestic terminal of Nepal's airport vacated after call about 'suspicious object'
Kathmandu | May 4, 2022 1:54:11 PM IST
Nepal airport authorities on Wednesday vacated the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport after a phone call claiming that a suspicious object was planted inside the terminal was received. ... read..


Beijing halts public transport as China continues to fight COVID outbreak
Beijing | May 4, 2022 1:54:07 PM IST
Dozens of metro stations and bus routes in Beijing have been shut down as COVID continues to spread and millions of residents in Shanghai still remain under strict lockdown even after more than a month. ... read..


Crucial Lankan Parliamentary session underway amid no-confidence motions against Rajapaksas
Colombo | May 4, 2022 1:54:03 PM IST
Amid the ongoing economic crisis, the underway Sri Lankan parliamentary session stands crucial as the two no-confidence motions against the President and the government by the opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) are likely to be taken up. ... read..


Pakistan's dream to eradicate polio far away prospect despite USD 5 bln spending
Islamabad | May 4, 2022 1:54:01 PM IST
Pakistan's dream to eradicate Polio from the country seems to be a far-away prospect despite the spending of USD 5 billion during the last 27 years. ... read..


Pakistan: Protests held against forced disappearances in Balochistan on Eid
Karachi/Turbat | May 4, 2022 1:53:58 PM IST
On the occasion of Eid on Tuesday, families of Baloch missing persons held a protest against the Pakistan government and security agencies at Karachi Press Club, demanding the safe release of their loved ones. ... read..


China's independent refiners secretly buying Russian oil at steep discount
Beijing | May 4, 2022 12:53:46 PM IST
At a time when Western countries are mulling an embargo on Russian oil amid its military operations in Ukraine, China's independent refiners are discreetly buying Russian oil at steep discounts. ... read..


Restrictions on press freedom undermine Pakistan's image: Blinken
Washington | May 4, 2022 12:24:15 PM IST
On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said restrictions on freedom of expression undermine Pakistan's image and its ability to progress. ... read..


Protest held in Turbat against enforced disappearances of Baloch students in Pakistan
Islamabad | May 4, 2022 11:55:43 AM IST
Students from different educational institutions held a protest in Turbat city of Ketch district in Balochistan against enforced disappearances. ... read..


Palestine calls on UNSC to stop Israeli activists' planned incursion into Al-Aqsa Mosque
Middle East | May 4, 2022 11:55:42 AM IST
Ramallah [Palestine], May 4 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine on Tuesday called on the United Nations Security Council to stop Israel from escalating tensions against Palestinians after Jewish activists reportedly decided to break into a holy mosque in East Jerusal ... read..


Elon Musk hints at Twitter charging commercial, govt users
Washington | May 4, 2022 11:55:33 AM IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday hinted at the possibility of Twitter charging for its services for commercial and government users. ... read..


Kabul residents complain of deactivated ATMs, difficulties in withdrawing cash
Kabul | May 4, 2022 11:23:43 AM IST
The residents of Kabul have complained of the deactivation of ATM machines causing difficulties in withdrawing money from the banks, reported local media. ... read..


North Korea fires what appears to be ballistic missile toward eastern waters: Japan
Asia | May 4, 2022 10:54:55 AM IST
Pyongyang [North Korea], May 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired what appeared to be a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters, the Japanese government said on Wednesday. ... read..


Experts say Afghan girls banned from schools suffering psychologically
Kabul | May 4, 2022 10:54:44 AM IST
Psychologists have said that the Afghan girl students above grade six, banned from going to schools by the Taliban, are undergoing mental stress due to this move, reported local media. ... read..


Australia puts 75 Russian state Duma lawmakers, DPR, LPR ministers on sanctions list
Others | May 4, 2022 10:23:26 AM IST
Canberra [Australia], May 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Australia has put 75 Russian State Duma lawmakers, as well as a number of key ministers of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR), on the sanctions list, according to data on the website of the ... read..


Sharif government refuses extension for Governor of State Bank of Pakistan
Islamabad | May 4, 2022 9:53:29 AM IST
The three-year tenure of Reza Baqir as the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is set to expire on Thursday as the government decided not to extend his term. ... read..


China reports 353 new local COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths
Beijing | May 4, 2022 9:53:28 AM IST
The Chinese mainland reported 353 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths in the past 24 hours, said the National Health Commission on Wednesday. ... read..


Oklahoma signs Texas-styled controversial 6-week abortion-ban into law
Oklahoma | May 4, 2022 9:24:44 AM IST
Amid the leaked draft opinion of the Supreme Court to overturn the Roe vs Wade judgment that gave individual abortion rights, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on Tuesday signed a controversial bill, modelled after the Texas rule, banning abortion beyond six ... read..


Afghan media raises concerns on World Press Freedom Day
Kabul | May 4, 2022 9:24:39 AM IST
On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday, the Afghan media community expressed concern over the lack of access to information and the uncertain fate of media in Afghanistan. ... read..


Trump-backed JD Vance with Indian connection wins Ohio Primary for US Senate
Ohio | May 4, 2022 8:54:18 AM IST
JD Vance, a former US President Donald Trump-backed candidate, and who has an Indian connection, won the Republican Ohio primary elections for US Senate. ... read..


Pakistan: Imran Khan demands early elections under supervision of 'neutral' CEC
Islamabad | May 4, 2022 8:54:14 AM IST
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that general elections must be held in the country under the supervision of a neutral chief election commissioner (CEC), reported local media. ... read..


US NSA Sullivan, Japanese counterpart discuss Biden's trip to Tokyo, regional security
US | May 4, 2022 7:53:55 AM IST
Washington [US], May 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and his Japanese counterpart Akiba Takeo agreed in a recent telephone call that President Joe Biden's trip to Tokyo later this month will be an opportunity to take steps to s ... read..


Chinese criminal syndicates major problem in Southeast Asia
Naypyidaw | May 4, 2022 7:23:47 AM IST
The Chinese criminal syndicates active in areas on the border between Cambodia and Thailand are turning out to be a major problem for law enforcement and other public agencies in Southeast Asian countries, a media report said. ... read..


PM Modi to attend India-Nordic summit, visit France today
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 7:23:45 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the second India-Nordic summit in Denmark, before departing for Paris to meet the newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron on the final day of his 3-day Europe visit on Wednesday. ... read..


China observing Ukraine war to aid its decision making on military modernization: Report
Beijing | May 4, 2022 6:53:16 AM IST
Emphasising that analysing the wars of other countries continues to play an important role in Beijing's decision-making about military modernization, a media report said that few will be watching and assessing Russia's operations in the ongoing Ukraine wa ... read..


Russian gas supplies to China soar by 60 pc in 2022
Beijing | May 4, 2022 6:53:14 AM IST
Amid the ongoing war in Ukraine, Russia's gas supplies to China have soared by as much as 60 per cent in the first four months of 2022 compared to the same period last year. ... read..


Afghan refugees left in limbo as Taliban-Iran border tensions rise
Kabul | May 4, 2022 5:53:22 AM IST
Afghans who sought refuge in Iran in the wake of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, are increasingly facing a risk of deportation by the Iranian authorities, amid the rising tensions at the desert border between the two countries, a media rep ... read..


UNESCO marks 100th Anniversary of famous Kazakh singer Roza Baglanova
Nur-Sultan | May 4, 2022 4:53:27 AM IST
Marking the 100th anniversary of pop and opera singer Roza Baglanova in the UNESCO list of anniversaries for 2022-2023, the cultural organ of the United Nations (UN) paid a fitting tribute to the legacy of the artist known as the "little Kazakh girl" to h ... read..


Turkey imposes systematic religious discrimination on minorities: Report
Ankara | May 4, 2022 3:53:20 AM IST
After more than a hundred years of its supposed secular foundations, the institutionalised religious intolerance and racism in Turkey has continued to persist and has even accelerated in recent times, a report said. ... read..


PM Modi attends dinner at Danish monarch's palace
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 3:53:17 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended a dinner hosted by the Queen of the Kingdom of Denmark, Margrethe II at the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. ... read..


Anti-abortion activist climbs 60-storey tower in San Francisco, detained
San Francisco | May 4, 2022 2:53:07 AM IST
Amid the ongoing protests in the US after the apparent leak of a US Supreme Court order overturning a ruling on abortion rights, an "anti-abortion" activist on Tuesday (local time) climbed a 60-storey tower in San Francisco, before being rescued and subse ... read..


PM Modi meets Queen of Denmark Margrethe II at her palace
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 2:23:12 AM IST
At the conclusion of the second day of his visit to Europe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a warm welcome by the Queen of the Kingdom of Denmark, Margrethe II at the historic Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. ... read..


Nearly 13 million US children infected with COVID-19
US | May 4, 2022 12:53:05 AM IST
Los Angeles [US], May 4 (ANI/Xinhua): Almost 13 million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children's Hospital ... read..


Danish business leader says economic reforms in India paving way for 'big developments'
Copenhagen | May 4, 2022 12:53:03 AM IST
Saying that the talks held on the occasion of the India-Denmark business forum were good, a top Danish business executive on Tuesday said that the economic reforms underway in India are creating new opportunities and are paving the way for "big developmen ... read..


PM Modi invites Danish businesses to invest in India
Berlin | May 3, 2022 11:53:27 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi and Danish PM Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday interacted with top CEOs of India and Denmark and during the meeting, PM Modi invited Danish businesses to invest in India, said newly appointed Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra. ... read..


Indian, Danish business leaders discuss solar energy and green technologies in Copenhagen
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 11:53:22 PM IST
Business leaders of India and Denmark discussed several issues including wind energy, solar energy and other green technologies during the Business Forum event between the two countries on Tuesday. ... read..


PM Modi's visit starts new chapter in India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership: Foreign Secretary
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 11:24:50 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit starts a new chapter in India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership and sets an ambitious agenda of cooperation that is mutually beneficial for both countries, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said on Tuesday. ... read..


Power outages in Afghanistan on Eid-ul-Fitr
Kabul | May 3, 2022 11:24:48 PM IST
Hundreds of thousands of people in Afghanistan are facing power outages as the country was celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the conclusion of the holy month of fasting of Ramzan. ... read..


Afghanistan's drug industry continues to thrive despite ban on poppy cultivation
Kabul | May 3, 2022 11:24:31 PM IST
Afghanistan's fastest-growing drug industry operates from desert outposts in plain view, a US media report said on Monday, weeks after the Taliban announced a ban on poppy cultivation. ... read..


UK to hand over 13 armored vehicles to Ukraine for civilian evacuation
Europe | May 3, 2022 11:24:28 PM IST
London [UK], May 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Kingdom will hand over 13 armored vehicles to Ukraine for safe evacuation of civilians, the UK Foreign Office said on Tuesday. ... read..


India had no hand in exploiting earth, says PM Modi
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 10:23:45 PM IST
Underlining India's role on the global stage in the area of green transition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India had no hand in exploiting our Mother Earth, but it has taken on the challenge of saving the planet. ... read..


PM Mette Frederiksen hopes India-Denmark green strategic partnership will bring both countries closer
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 10:23:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday said that the green strategic partnership will bring Denmark and India closer and together. ... read..


'Little Pink' nationalists rise as Chinese communist youth league approaches centenary year
Beijing | May 3, 2022 10:23:41 PM IST
Little Pink, a term used to describe young jingoistic Chinese nationalists on the internet, are rising as the Chinese Communist Youth League (CYL) will celebrate its centenary year on May 5, said a report. ... read..


PM Modi asks Indian diaspora in Denmark to work as 'Rashtradoot'
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 10:23:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the Indian diaspora in Denmark to work as "Rashtradoot" (representatives of the country) and urged them to invite their peers to India under the "Chalo India" banner. ... read..


EU's 6th sanctions' package against Russia targets banks, oil imports
Europe | May 3, 2022 10:23:34 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], May 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Union is working on the next package of anti-Russia sanctions that aims to "de-swift' more banks and targets imports of Russian oil, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Tuesday. ... read..


India, Denmark discuss progress under environmental partnership
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 10:23:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen discussed the progress in the green strategic partnership and agreed to deepen cooperation on renewable energy sources and environmental security during talks in Copenhagen on Tuesd ... read..


Inclusiveness, cultural diversity strength of Indian community: PM Modi in Denmark
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 9:54:10 PM IST
Inclusiveness and cultural diversity is the strength of the Indian community, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday as he interacted with the Indian community in Copenhagen. ... read..


Danish business leaders hopeful over investment prospects in India
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 9:54:06 PM IST
Danish business leaders, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Copenhagen on Tuesday, expressed hope over investment prospects in India and growing bilateral cooperation between the two countries. ... read..


India to make carbon-neutral airport in near future: Jyotiraditya Scindia
Montreal | May 3, 2022 9:54:02 PM IST
Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said that India is working on making its airport carbon-neutral in future. ... read..


Union power minister holds virtual meeting with German energy companies to explore expansion in India
New Delhi | May 3, 2022 8:53:09 PM IST
Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh, held a virtual round table meeting on Tuesday with major German energy companies about their expansion in India. ... read..


PM Modi to visit Lumbini in Nepal on Buddha Jayanti
Kathmandu | May 3, 2022 8:23:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, in the Bhairahawa district of Nepal on Buddha Jayanti, sources said here. ... read..


Enthusiasm among Indian community is high in Copenhagen: PMO
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 8:23:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit to the European nations of Germany, Denmark and France, shared a video that showed the enthusiasm among the Indian diaspora in Copenhagen. ... read..


Don't miss chance to invest in India: PM Modi invokes 'FOMO' in Denmark
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 8:23:32 PM IST
Highlighting the investment opportunities in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched India as the go-to destination for investment saying, those who don't invest in India will certainly miss out. ... read..


Korea good addition, but India ideal strategic partner for Quad: Report
Seoul | May 3, 2022 7:54:12 PM IST
India's geographic location, size, and military capabilities as the world's second-largest army, ranking fifth overall (ahead of France, Israel and South Korea), and a formidable presence in the Indian Ocean, make India an ideal strategic partner for the ... read..


Despite they know dangers of 'Zero-COVID' policy, still will not change, says EU Chamber of Commerce
Beijing | May 3, 2022 7:54:03 PM IST
President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China revealed that in a closed-door meeting with top-Communist Party of China (CPC) officials, they have made it clear that they know the dangers of the "Zero-COVID" policy and its impact on the econ ... read..


China to provide 300mn yuan loan to Sri Lanka amid economic crisis
Colombo | May 3, 2022 7:54:00 PM IST
China has decided to provide a loan of 300 million yuan to Sri Lanka amidst the unprecedented economic crisis in the island nation. ... read..


Putin will have phone conversation with Macron today
Europe | May 3, 2022 7:23:20 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], May 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a phone conversation with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Sputnik. ... read..


China enlists foreign vloggers to show happy Uyghurs in Xinjiang
Beijing | May 3, 2022 7:23:16 PM IST
In order to negate charges of Uyghur genocide, China has enlisted vloggers - travel videos recorded by video bloggers- to whitewash Uyghur minorities' situation in Xinjiang. ... read..


India, Denmark ink nine agreements during PM Modi's visit
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 7:23:14 PM IST
India and Denmark on Tuesday signed nine agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the European nation. ... read..


PM Modi, Danish counterpart hold talks on Ukraine conflict, trade, green partnership
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 7:23:13 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday exchanged views on current regional and global developments including the conflict in Ukraine, India-EU trade negotiations and the Green Strategic Partnership between the ... read..


PM Modi, Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen discuss Ukraine war
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 6:54:23 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed the war in Ukraine with the Danish PM Mette Frederiksen during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) between India and Denmark in Copenhagen. ... read..


Chinese entrepreneur loses social media accounts for speaking against country's slow economy
Beijing | May 3, 2022 6:54:21 PM IST
Social media accounts of Chinese national, Hong Hao, who spoke against the country's slow economy and the effects of government policy on the technology industry, have been banned. ... read..


Denmark PM shows PM Modi Pattachitra painting gifted by him adorning her home
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 6:54:20 PM IST
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen gave a tour of her residence to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and showed the Pattachitra painting gifted by PM Modi during her last India visit that is adorning her home. ... read..


PM Modi, Danish counterpart hold delegation-level talks in Copenhagen
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 5:55:41 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen held delegation-level talks in Copenhagen on Tuesday to review progress in the Green Strategic Partnership between the two countries. ... read..


India, Denmark exchange Letters of Intent, MoUs
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 5:55:34 PM IST
India and Denmark on Tuesday exchanged Letters of Intent and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Danish PM Mette Frederiksen in Copenhagen. ... read..


Man dressed as a clown in Karachi impresses netizens with his singing skills, watch video
New Delhi | May 3, 2022 5:55:31 PM IST
The Internet never disappoints when it comes to recognizing raw talent. Time and again, we've seen various talents across boundaries getting the fame and recognition they deserve. Interestingly, a new addition to this list is a man dressed as a joker from ... read..


India hopes to conclude FTA negotiations with EU soon: PM Modi in Denmark
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 5:55:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his Danish counterpart Frederiksen on Tuesday, during which he expressed hope that the negotiations on the India-EU Free Trade Agreement will be concluded at the earliest. ... read..


International recognition for Taliban regime remains elusive
Kabul | May 3, 2022 5:24:21 PM IST
Since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, its spokespersons have commuted to several neighbouring nations, but failed to establish effective diplomatic ties. ... read..


Pakistan: PTI's hashtag 'Imported hukoomat namanzoor' trends on TikTok
Islamabad | May 3, 2022 5:24:17 PM IST
Social media is not a new battleground in Pakistan for political parties to unleash their hatred for each other. Earlier they used Twitter and now their verbal 'war' has shifted to TikTok in which the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) hashtag, "Imported hu ... read..


Hungary says rejecting Russian oil embargo over energy security concerns
Europe | May 3, 2022 5:24:10 PM IST
Budapest [Hungary], May 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Hungary's reluctance to follow the EU path of abandoning Russian energy supplies is driven by the country's energy security concerns, rather than political motives, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade P ... read..


New Zealand reports 9,109 new community cases of COVID-19
Others | May 3, 2022 4:53:35 PM IST
Wellington [New Zealand], May 3 (ANI/Xinhua): New Zealand has recorded 9,109 new community cases of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Tuesday. ... read..


PM Modi meets Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen in Copenhagen
Copenhagen | May 3, 2022 4:53:31 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a private tour of the residence of his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen in Copenhagen after he reached the Danish capital for a one-day visit that will include several engagements including talks with leade ... read..


Post his Twitter takeover, Elon Musk flooded with job requests
Washington | May 3, 2022 4:53:29 PM IST
Days after Tesla Chief Elon Musk took over control of Twitter, users of the social media site flooded his account with requests for jobs. ... read..


Thousands of containers, vehicles destined for Russia blocked in Belgian ports
Europe | May 3, 2022 4:53:27 PM IST
Brussels [Belgium], May 3 (ANI/Sputnik): About 3,000 containers and 5,000 vehicles destined for Russia are being checked or blocked in Belgian ports due to European sanctions against Moscow, a representative of the Belgian customs service told Sputnik. ... read..


Rocket strike on Ukraine's Odesa causes death, injuries
Europe | May 3, 2022 3:54:58 PM IST
Kyiv [Ukraine], May 3 (ANI/Xinhua): A rocket strike carried out by Russian forces hit Ukraine's southern city of Odesa on Monday, causing deaths and injuries, the head of the Odesa military administration Maksym Marchenko said on Telegram. ... read..


Eid-ul-Fitr: Devotees throng Nepali Kashmir Jama Mosque in Kathmandu
Kathmandu | May 3, 2022 3:54:52 PM IST
After a gap of nearly three years, devotees thronged the Nepali Kashmir Jama Mosque in Kathmandu on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. ... read..


World Press Freedom Day: Pakistan 5th most dangerous place for journalists
Islamabad | May 3, 2022 3:23:18 PM IST
On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) urged the Shehbaz government to protect the rights of media personnel and journalists amid the rising human rights violations against media in Pakistan. ... read..


Structural weakness of Pakistani economy driving away investors: Report
Islamabad | May 3, 2022 2:53:25 PM IST
The long-standing structural weakness of Pakistan's economy, aggravated by the global challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ukraine-Russia war, is scaring away the investors in the country, according to a media report. ... read..


Flare-up of Durand line disagreement may change Afghanistan, Pakistan equations
Islamabad | May 3, 2022 2:53:16 PM IST
Flare-up of the Durand line disagreement has the potential to lead to a change of equations between Afghanistan and Pakistan. ... read..


PM Modi thanks German govt for hospitality during his 'productive' visit
Berlin | May 3, 2022 1:53:13 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked the German government for the hospitality during his "productive" visit to the country. ... read..


CCP on quest to sinicize Tibetan culture, forces people to speak Chinese: EU Report
Beijing | May 3, 2022 1:53:08 PM IST
Chinese Communist Party is on a quest to target rural areas of Tibet, restricting the people from the use of the Tibetan language and compelling 'village leaders' to speak in Chinese, a report by European Union stated. ... read..


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