Tuesday, June 28, 2022

PM Modi highlights India's growth story, says country impatient to fulfil its dreams
Munich | June 26, 2022 9:24:55 PM IST
In his address to the Indian diaspora in Munich on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underscored the country's achievements in a short span of time and said India is impatient to fulfil its dreams. ... read..

Israeli bus drivers strike for pay rise, better working conditions
Asia | June 26, 2022 9:24:50 PM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Thousands of Israeli public bus drivers went on strike on Sunday morning to demand a pay rise and better working conditions. ... read..

UAE's Etihad Airways to resume direct flights between Abu Dhabi, Beijing
Asia | June 26, 2022 9:24:48 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will resume direct passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and Beijing from June 29. ... read..

US expects NATO Strategic Concept to contain 'strong' language on China
Washington | June 26, 2022 8:57:35 PM IST
A White House official on Sunday said that the United States is expecting that the new NATO strategic concept, which will be adopted during the upcoming summit in Madrid, will contain some "strong" language on China. ... read..

21st century India is leading Industry 4.0 revolution: PM Modi in Germany
Munich | June 26, 2022 8:57:28 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that 21st century India is at the forefront of Industry 4.0 and asserted that the country is shining at every front whether it is in the field of information technology or digital technology. ... read..

Foreign issuers hit brakes on China's panda bonds as zero-COVID policy creates uncertainty
Shanghai | June 26, 2022 8:25:47 PM IST
Amid uncertainty over the zero-COVID policy, foreign issuers have hit the brakes on offerings of China's panda bonds for investing in Asia's largest economy. ... read..

Imran Khan lashes out at 'imported govt' for its bid to turn Pakistan into 'banana republic'
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 7:55:36 PM IST
Lashing out at Shehbaz Sharif's government over super tax and amendments in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) law, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday said it was an "imported govt" which wants to turn Pakistan into a "ba ... read..

Sri Lanka introduces fuel rationing amid severe shortage
Colombo | June 26, 2022 7:55:22 PM IST
Amid the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the country's Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera on Sunday announced that the fuel stations across the country will issue tokens for consumers from Monday, as only limited stocks of fuel were available. ... read..

PM Modi lauds Indian democracy, recalls fight against 'Emergency'
Munich | June 26, 2022 7:55:20 PM IST
Addressing the Indian diaspora community programme in Munich on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded Indian democracy while mentioning the "Emergency" declared by the Indira Gandhi government on 25 June 1975. ... read..

2 dead, several injured in Pak's Sindh local body polls violence, counting of votes underway
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 7:27:13 PM IST
At least two people including the brother of a PTI candidate were killed in the clashes that broke outside the polling stations in Pakistan's Sindh province, local media reported on Sunday. ... read..

PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Munich
Munich | June 26, 2022 7:27:11 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the Indian community in Munich, Germany on Sunday. ... read..

China sends 29 warplanes into Taiwan's air defense zone in one of largest fly-bys of 2022
Taipei | June 26, 2022 6:55:47 PM IST
China has sent 29 warplanes into Taiwan's air defence zone, according to media reports, marking the third-largest fly-by in the country this year. ... read..

After outcry, Sindh Rangers release Karachi activist Arsalan Khan within 24 hours of detention
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 6:55:42 PM IST
Karachi-based social media activist, Arsalan Khan, who went missing from the city's Clifton area was released by the Sindh Rangers on Saturday morning within 24 hours of his detention. ... read..

1 dead, 1 missing after ferry boat catches fire, sinks in Philippines
Asia | June 26, 2022 6:25:33 PM IST
Manila[Philippines], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): A ferry carrying 165 people caught fire and sank in the central Philippines on Sunday, leaving a 53-year-old male passenger dead and one missing, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. ... read..

Vietnam reports 557 new COVID-19 cases
Asia | June 26, 2022 6:25:30 PM IST
Hanoi [Vietnam], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Vietnam recorded 557 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down 100 from Saturday, according to the Ministry of Health. ... read..

Heavy rainfall affects over 2 million people in China's Jiangxi
Nanchang | June 26, 2022 6:25:28 PM IST
Around 2.05 million people in east China's Jiangxi province have been affected by the heavy rainfalls between June 16 to 21, as of 4:30 pm on Saturday, local media reported. ... read..

Norwegian police investigate Oslo shooting as possible terrorist attack
Oslo | June 26, 2022 6:25:21 PM IST
Norwegian police are investigating the Oslo shooting incident as a possible terrorist attack. ... read..

UN allocates USD 10 million to quake-hit Afghanistan
Kabul | June 26, 2022 6:25:19 PM IST
United Nations has allocated USD 10 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Funds (UNCERF) on Sunday to support the people of Afghanistan affected by the earthquake that struck this week in the eastern part of the country. ... read..

Indian artists perform in Antananarivo to mark 62 years of India-Madagascar diplomatic ties
Antananarivo | June 26, 2022 5:55:43 PM IST
Marking 62 years of India-Madagascar diplomatic relations and cultural ties, the Indian Embassy in Antananarivo has organized a musical concert with renowned violinist L Subramaniam and singer Kavita Krishnamurti. ... read..

Afghanistan: Assault rifles, ammunition found across southern Kandahar province
Kabul | June 26, 2022 5:25:04 PM IST
Aghan's senior police officer Mullah Abdul Ghani Haqbin on Sunday said that more than a dozen assault rifles and ammunition were found by security forces across the southern Kandahar province during a series of operations. ... read..

PoK unveils Rs 163.7 billion budget for FY 2022-23
Muzaffarabad | June 26, 2022 5:25:02 PM IST
Pakistan-occupied Kashmir government on Saturday presented a new budget of Rs 163.7 billion for the next fiscal year of 2022-23 in the legislative assembly amid a boycott by the combined opposition. ... read..

Pakistan: 1 killed, 8 injured in gun, bomb attack in Jacobabad
Sukkur | June 26, 2022 5:24:53 PM IST
One person was killed and eight were hurt, including two policemen in a missed gun and bomb attack on Frontier Constabulary (FC) vehicle in Jacobabad on Saturday. ... read..

Can West counter terrorist threats emanating from Afghanistan?
Kabul | June 26, 2022 4:55:47 PM IST
In the aftermath of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the return of Taliban rule, the West is now contending with a resurgent terrorist threat. ... read..

Pakistan: Sindh local body polls marred by violence, 20 injured
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 4:55:42 PM IST
Clashes outside polling stations in several districts in Pakistan's Sindh province have been reported in which atleast 20 people were injured, according to local media on Sunday. ... read..

Pakistan's NA to take budget for passage
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 4:25:15 PM IST
Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) will take up the budget for the next fiscal year for passage on Thursday. ... read..

China: COVID scourge continues in Dandong
Beijing | June 26, 2022 3:55:10 PM IST
With sporadic COVID-19 cases in Dandong in northeast China's Liaoning province, experts have painted a grim scenario for the continuing COVID mayhem in the country. ... read..

Social groups call for peace ahead of NATO's Madrid summit
Europe | June 26, 2022 3:55:06 PM IST
Madrid [Spain], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): An anti-North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) group composed of various members from around the world concluded its congress in Madrid on Saturday, with a declaration calling for widespread peace. ... read..

China renews yellow alert for severe downpour in vast regions
Beijing | June 26, 2022 3:55:04 PM IST
Amid heavy downpours and thunderstorms, China's National Meteorological Center on Sunday renewed its yellow alert in many parts of the country, Xinhua reported. ... read..

22 found dead at East London nightclub in South Africa
Cape Town | June 26, 2022 3:55:03 PM IST
Twenty-two people have been found dead at an East London nightclub in South Africa during the early hours of Sunday morning, reported local media. ... read..

Pakistani soldiers kill four terrorist in North Waziristan
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 3:54:55 PM IST
Pakistan security forces killed four terrorists on Saturday during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan. ... read..

Malaysia reports 2,302 new COVID-19 infections, no new deaths
Asia | June 26, 2022 3:54:50 PM IST
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 2,302 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight of Saturday, bringing the national total to 45,54,661, according to the Health Ministry. ... read..

Colombian president-elect names foreign minister
Others | June 26, 2022 3:54:48 PM IST
Bogota [Colombia], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro on Saturday named Alvaro Leyva Duran as the foreign minister in his cabinet, ahead of Petro's inauguration in August. ... read..

Pakistan to lock deal with IMF tomorrow
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 2:55:30 PM IST
Pakistan's Finance Ministry on Sunday said that their deal with International Monetary Funds (IMF) will be sealed by tomorrow as the organization plan to hand over the economic and financial policy for the renewed deal providing economic relief package to ... read..

Pakistan: Imran Khan to protest over 'super tax' imposed by Shehbaz govt
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 2:25:08 PM IST
Opposing the fiscal budget 2022-23 passed by the Shehbaz Sharif-led Pakistan government, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan announced to hold a protest meeting on July 2 at the Parade Ground, Islamabad, against the 'super tax' imposed by the ... read..

US wants India to build pressure on Russia amid Ukraine conflict
Washington | June 26, 2022 1:55:58 PM IST
US National Security coordinator John Kirby on Saturday said that the US wanted other countries including India to help them increase the costs and consequences of the war on Russian President Vladimir Putin amid the Ukraine conflict. ... read..

Amid economic crisis Sri Lanka to increase fuel prices
Colombo | June 26, 2022 1:25:56 PM IST
Amid the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) gas on Sunday decided to increase the fuel prices with effect from 2 am. ... read..

Authoritative regime of Xi Jinping accountable for mass exodus from Hong Kong
Asia | June 26, 2022 12:56:01 PM IST
Under China's authoritarian regime, migration from Hong Kong has witnessed a sharp increase due to excessive government crackdowns on civil liberties. ... read..

Pakistan reports 406 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths in last 24 hours
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 12:27:08 PM IST
Pakistan reported 406 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health on Sunday. ... read..

Members of Indian diaspora accord warm welcome PM Modi in Munich
Munich | June 26, 2022 11:57:18 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Germany, received a grand welcome from the Indian diaspora at the Hotel in Munich on Sunday where he will be staying during his trip. ... read..

PM Modi arrives in Munich to attend G7 Summit
Munich | June 26, 2022 10:55:34 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Munich on Sunday to attend the G7 summit in Germany where he will hold meetings with G7 and partner countries and will hold discussions on issues ranging from environment, energy, to counter-terrorism. ... read..

Undocumented refugees sent back to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan by Turkey
Kabul | June 26, 2022 9:55:03 AM IST
A total of 136 undocumented Afghan refugees who sought shelter in Turkey were deported back to Afghanistan on Friday under stringent measures. ... read..

Pakistan: Bilawal, Imran Khan make last effort ahead of Sindh local body election
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 9:55:01 AM IST
Ahead of the Sindh province local government election, Pakistan Peoples' Party Chairman and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari accused the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) of threatening violence due to frustration arising out of consist ... read..

Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur passes away
Bhikhiwind (Punjab) | June 26, 2022 9:54:57 AM IST
Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh who was sentenced to death for spying by a Pakistan court in 1991 and passed away in 2013 in Lahore, has died on Saturday night. ... read..

New Zealand reports 4,429 community cases of COVID-19
Europe | June 26, 2022 8:55:03 AM IST
Wellington [New Zealand], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): New Zealand reported 4,429 community cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement. ... read..

Pakistan: Bani Gala employee tries to install spy device in Imran Khan's room
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 6:56:28 AM IST
Amid assassination rumours of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, a spying attempt on him by an employee of Bani Gala was foiled when the employee was trying to install a spy device in Khan's room, local media reported. ... read..

Pakistan: Ahead of Sindh polls Imran urges people to eliminate 'Zardari Mafia'
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 6:56:22 AM IST
Ahead of the Sindh local government (LG) elections, Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the citizens to vote for his party and eliminate 'Zardari mafia', local media reported. ... read..

Tunisia arrests 8 women allegedly linked to terror group: Ministry
Others | June 26, 2022 6:56:21 AM IST
Tunis [Tunisia], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Tunisia arrested eight women for alleged link to a terror group in the town of Kram, north of the capital Tunis, the Tunisian Interior Ministry said on Saturday. ... read..

UK provides 2.5 million euros lifesaving support to Afghans after devastating earthquake
London | June 26, 2022 5:26:18 AM IST
UK is providing 2.5 million euros aid for immediate life-saving support to people in Afghanistan affected by the devastating earthquake this week, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced. ... read..

Taliban urges US to unfreeze funds to help Afghanistan after tragic earthquake
Kabul | June 26, 2022 5:26:17 AM IST
Taliban urged the United States on Saturday to unfreeze Afghanistan's foreign funds and lift financial sanctions to help the war-torn country deal with its deadliest earthquake in more than two decades. ... read..

Lebanon faces new wave of COVID-19: Ministry
Middle East | June 26, 2022 5:26:13 AM IST
Beirut [Lebanon], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health warned on Saturday that the country is facing a new wave of COVID-19, urging the public to get vaccinated as soon as possible. ... read..

Gun reforms act to become nationwide law after Biden's approval (Ld)
New York | Sunday, 2022 5:15:13 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has put his official seal of approval to the bipartisan Safe Communities Act (that seeks gun control and end to violence) to make it an enforceable law after both Houses of the Congress passed the gun reforms legislation in the swif ... read..

'Save our Ocean, Protect our Future': UN Ocean Conference to kick start from June 27
Lisbon | June 26, 2022 4:57:03 AM IST
United Nations Ocean Conference is set to take place in Lisbon, Portugal from June 27-July 1 and will be co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, said the UN in its press release. ... read..

Monkeypox presently not a global health emergency: WHO
Geneva | June 26, 2022 3:56:38 AM IST
World Health Organization (WHO) after convening a meeting said on Saturday that the Monkeypox presently does not amount to a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. ... read..

Iran says nuke talks to resume in days
Others | June 26, 2022 3:56:34 AM IST
Tehran [Iran], June 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Iran and the European Union announced here on Saturday the resumption of indirect negotiations between Iran and the United States in the coming days to revive the Iranian nuclear pact. ... read..

Pakistan: Imran to hold protest rally in Islamabad against 'corrupt' govt
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 3:56:33 AM IST
In continuation of the protests against Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's "imported and corrupt" government, the former PM Imran Khan on Saturday issued a call for holding a rally at Islamabad's Parade Ground on July 2. ... read..

India rapidly emerging as preferred destination for foreign investments
New Delhi | June 26, 2022 3:25:11 AM IST
India is rapidly emerging as a preferred country for foreign investments as the steps taken by the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the last eight years have borne fruit as is evident from the ever-increasing volumes of FDI inflow set ... read..

US expresses solidarity with family of victims in Oslo shooting
Washington | June 26, 2022 3:25:09 AM IST
Condemning the tragic shooting in Norway, the United States on Saturday (local time) expressed solidarity with the family of the victims and said that the country remains committed to advance a world that is free from violence. ... read..

Pak varsities asked to promote local drinks in light of financial crisis
Karachi | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
In a bid to tackle the ongoing economic crisis facing the country, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has suggested the vice-chancellors (VCs) of the public sector universities promote the consumption of local drinks such as lassi and sattu ... read..

Biden under pressure to fight China's forced-labour industry in Xinjiang
Beijing | June 26, 2022 2:25:19 AM IST
Though US President Joe Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to ban imports of any products connected to forced-labour practices in China's northwest Xinjiang region, it came to light that some administration figures and business interests ... read..

Biden signs first gun reforms law in decades
Washington | Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
US President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law a legislation that makes modest changes in the gun laws of the country but marks a significant step on reforms in decades. ... read..

Asian American groups to march in Washington against hate crimes
Washington | Sunday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
For the first time, more than 60 Asian American and multicultural groups will convene on Saturday in Washington D.C. for a unity march focused on addressing equity and safety for marginalised communities, Axios reported. ... read..

Curious case of Pakistan's Sajid Mir, mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks
Islamabad | June 26, 2022 1:26:12 AM IST
"Wanted: Dead or Alive" is the usual demand in the world of crime anywhere. But the living is declared dead in Pakistan's world of criminals and terrorists. And if need be, the dead come alive, if the powerful are to be placated.This is the curious case o ... read..

PM Modi embarks for Germany to attend G7 Summit
New Delhi | June 26, 2022 1:26:08 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday departed for Germany to attend the G7 Summit, scheduled from June 26-27, where he will hold meetings with G7 and guest countries and exchange views on contemporary issues. ... read..

Sri Lanka to limit fuel for private vehicles amid looming crisis
Colombo | June 25, 2022 11:26:19 PM IST
Sri Lanka has decided to limit fuel for private vehicles as the fuel shortage continues to worsen in the Island nation. ... read..

Palestinian teenager shot by Israeli soldiers succumbs to wounds: Medics
Others | June 25, 2022 11:26:17 PM IST
Ramallah [Palestine], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): A 16-year-old Palestinian succumbed to his severe wounds on Saturday after Israeli soldiers shot him in a village east of Ramallah in the West Bank, medics said. ... read..

Ill-treatment of Uyghurs by China to be investigated: ICC
Beijing | June 25, 2022 11:26:02 PM IST
In a radical step, a group of lawyers has knocked on the doors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) against China's increasing atrocities toward Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim populations in the Xinjiang region. ... read..

Turkey's concerns not eased on Finland and Sweden's NATO bid: Erdogan
Middle East | June 25, 2022 11:25:58 PM IST
Istanbul [Turkey], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's concerns over Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO were not responded to with any substantial steps. ... read..

Myanmar reports 15 new COVID-19 cases
Asia | June 25, 2022 10:56:46 PM IST
Yangon [Myanmar], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Myanmar confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country to 613,553, according to the Ministry of Health on Saturday. ... read..

China seals residential buildings in Macau as COVID-19 cases increase
Beijing | June 25, 2022 10:56:42 PM IST
Chinese authorities have locked down several residential buildings in Macau to contain the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. ... read..

New school books say Hong Kong was never British colony: Report
Asia | June 25, 2022 10:56:40 PM IST
New school textbooks in Hong Kong have become a subject of controversy after the learning materials stated the city was an "occupied territory rather than a British colony", the media report stated. ... read..

Iraqi PM to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia soon
Middle East | June 25, 2022 10:56:36 PM IST
Baghdad [Iraq], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is scheduled to pay an official visit in the upcoming days to Iran before heading to Saudi Arabia for talks with leaders of the two countries, an official news agency reported o ... read..

Singapore reports 6,168 new COVID-19 cases
Asia | June 25, 2022 10:56:31 PM IST
Singapore, June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Singapore reported 6,168 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,403,242. ... read..

Ukraine's Severodonetsk 'completely' under Russian occupation after months of fighting: reports
Kyiv | June 25, 2022 10:25:33 PM IST
The eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk is completely under Russian occupation, the city's head of military administration said on Saturday. ... read..

China attempts to intimidate Taiwan by import ban and military intrusions
Beijing | June 25, 2022 10:25:29 PM IST
In a quest to gain control over Taiwan and suppress the island nation under its authoritative regime, China has decided to attack the country's economy by banning the import of fish and pineapples continuing its military bullying tactics. ... read..

Vietnam reports 657 new COVID-19 cases
Asia | June 25, 2022 9:55:35 PM IST
Hanoi [Vietnam], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Vietnam recorded 657 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, up by 4 from Friday, according to its Ministry of Health. ... read..

One killed, 10 injured in motorcycle bomb blast in Pakistan
Islamabad | June 25, 2022 9:55:33 PM IST
One person was killed and at least ten others including policemen were injured after a bomb planted in a motorcycle exploded in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Saturday, police officials said. ... read..

Political uncertainty envelops Libya as UN-backed transitional phase expires: analysts
Europe | June 25, 2022 9:55:32 PM IST
Tripoli [Libya], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Political instability will likely persist in Libya as a United Nations-backed transitional phase, outlined in a roadmap for the North African country in 2020, has expired this week, Libyan analysts say. ... read..

Ukraine accuses Russia of dragging Belarus into war
Kyiv | June 25, 2022 9:27:52 PM IST
Ukraine accused Russia of dragging Belarus into the ongoing war in Kyiv, after reports that missiles were fired from Belarusian territory into a northern border region. ... read..

Accused of manipulating polls, former Pak Army offical calls Imran Khan 'compulsive liar'
Islamabad | June 25, 2022 9:27:48 PM IST
Former Pakistani Army officer Brigadier (Retd) Muzaffar Ali Ranjha lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan terming him a "compulsive liar" over accusations levelled against him by the country's former Prime Minister. ... read..

India sends next shipment of 3000 MT of wheat to Afghanistan
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 9:27:45 PM IST
In a humanitarian effort to aid Afghanistan, India has sent the next shipment of 3000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan, said Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi in an official statement on Saturday. ... read..

China: Xi confidant appointed minister of public security
Beijing | June 25, 2022 9:27:39 PM IST
China has named Wang Xiaohong as minister of public security, overseeing the country's police force, according to a media report. ... read..

Heavy rains, flooding affect over 3.75 million in China's Guangxi
Nanning | June 25, 2022 9:27:36 PM IST
More than 3.75 million residents have been affected by floods and heavy rains that lashed the parts of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, said local authorities on Saturday. ... read..

Biden signs bipartisan bill on gun safety into law
Washington | June 25, 2022 9:27:34 PM IST
US President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law a bipartisan gun safety bill in order to prevent the access of firearms to dangerous people and to invest in new mental health across the country. ... read..

Pak police female constable raped by colleague
Dadu | June 25, 2022 9:27:31 PM IST
Amid an alarming rise in sexual assault cases against women in Pakistan, another incident came to light where a female police constable was raped by her male colleague. ... read..

Two Taiwanese officials indicted in China on spying accusation
Taipei | June 25, 2022 9:27:22 PM IST
Two Taiwanese officials were indicted for their alleged involvement in developing a spying network for China, according to media reports. ... read..

Philippines terminates China talks for joint energy exploration
Manila | June 25, 2022 9:27:20 PM IST
The Philippines has terminated talks with China for a joint energy project in the South China Sea after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered an end to negotiations, according to a media report. ... read..

Truck transporting garment workers overturns in Cambodia, leaving 27 injured: police
Others | June 25, 2022 8:55:42 PM IST
Phnom Penh [Cambodia], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): A truck transporting garment workers to their factory flipped onto its side in the southwestern Kampong Speu province on Saturday morning, leaving 27 people wounded, a senior police officer said. ... read..

India's new Ambassador to Nepal arrives in Kathmandu
Kathmandu | June 25, 2022 7:56:12 PM IST
The new ambassador of India to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday afternoon to take charge of his office. ... read..

Pakistan pharma association seeks withdrawal of taxes on raw materials, warns of medicine shortage
Islamabad | June 25, 2022 7:56:10 PM IST
The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) on Friday called upon the Pakistan government to abolish the taxes on raw materials concerning the industry citing a shortage of 40 types of medicines and fearing 100 more if their demand is not ... read..

It will be a pleasure to meet Chancellor Scholz again: PM Modi ahead of Germany visit
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 7:25:52 PM IST
Ahead of the G7 Summit where he will be meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that it will be a pleasure to meet Scholz again after the productive India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) whi ... read..

India, UK launches joint Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy programme
Kigali | June 25, 2022 7:25:50 PM IST
Foreign Ministers of the UK and India have announced the establishment of a joint India-UK Commonwealth Diplomatic Academy programme on Saturday. ... read..

Imran Khan challenges National Accountability Bureau ordinance in Pak's top court
Islamabad | June 25, 2022 7:25:49 PM IST
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday approached the country's top court to challenge the Shehbaz Sharif-led coalition government's recent amendments to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Ordinance, contending that they will ... read..

Nepal to cut fuel prices to control inflation
Kathmandu | June 25, 2022 7:25:35 PM IST
Amid growing public pressure over rising prices of goods and services, the Nepal government on Saturday decided to cut fuel prices substantially, Xinhua reported. ... read..

Uzbekistan delivers 74 tons of humanitarian aid to quake-hit Afghanistan
Tashkent | June 25, 2022 6:55:08 PM IST
Uzbekistan sent 74 tons of humanitarian aid to neighbouring Afghanistan in order to address the most urgent needs of affected Afghans following a deadly earthquake and subsequent floods, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry press service said Saturday. ... read..

Suspected nightclub shooting kills two, injures 21 in Oslo: police
US | June 25, 2022 6:54:59 PM IST
Copenhagen [Denmark], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Two people are confirmed dead and 21 others wounded after a series of shootings rocked Oslo early Saturday morning, according to reports reaching here from the Norwegian capital. ... read..

Xi Jinping is aware he needs Fintechs to support China's economy
Beijing | June 25, 2022 6:54:55 PM IST
Chinese Premier slammed the weaponization of the global financial system and vowed to meet domestic growth goals, and called for the healthy development of China's fintech sector. ... read..

Somali parliament approves appointment of Hamza Abdi Barre as PM
Middle East | June 25, 2022 6:54:53 PM IST
Mogadishu [Somalia], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Somali Parliament on Saturday unanimously approved the appointment of Hamza Abdi Barre as the country's new prime minister. ... read..

Japan leads in semiconductors and electronic substrates technology
Tokyo | June 25, 2022 4:57:21 PM IST
Japanese electronic parts companies have the technology to make various electronic substrates. This electronic substrate for the electric product is required to be shaped, miniature as it is applicable to multiple uses. ... read..

Automatic machines prepare traditional sweet dish 'Wagashi' in Japan
Tokyo | June 25, 2022 4:57:20 PM IST
A food machine is being used to automatically prepare Wagashi, a Japanese traditional sweet dish. It beautifully creates the delicate appearance of the sweet. ... read..

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