Monday, November 29, 2021

Lebanon marks 78th Independence Day with military parade
Beirut | Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 AM IST
Lebanon celebrated on Monday the country's 78th Independence Day with a military parade, Lebanon's Presidency said in a statement. ... read..

Iran calls on IAEA to maintain 'technical cooperation'
Tehran | Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 AM IST
The Iranian Foreign Ministry insisted on Monday that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should "stay in the path of technical cooperation with Iran." ... read..

Putin, Abbas to discuss situation in Middle East during Sochi talks
Asia | November 23, 2021 7:47:51 AM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Tuesday. ... read..

Crime-terror nexus presents significant challenge for policymakers, intl community, says think tank
Amsterdam | November 23, 2021 7:47:53 AM IST
Underlining the threats posed by changing nature of terrorism, a Netherlands based think tank has highlighted out that the activities of terrorist organizations (TOs) continue to present obstacles to policymakers and the international community as a whole ... read..

Russia concerned about power vacuum created by Taliban takeover of Afghanistan: Expert
Kabul | November 23, 2021 7:18:00 AM IST
Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a power vacuum has emerged in the wider region, along with security concerns for powers such as Russia, which fears the rise in smuggling of narcotics and arms will result in greater instability in Central As ... read..

Biden backs Powell to continue heading Federal Reserve, says Central Bank needs stability
US | November 23, 2021 7:17:58 AM IST
Washington [US], November 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The Federal Reserve needs stable and independent leadership to navigate a post-pandemic world and Jerome Powell would be the right apolitical candidate to continue heading the US central bank, President Joe Bide ... read..

At UNSC open debate, India commits to intl obligations on illicit arms trade
New York | November 23, 2021 7:17:51 AM IST
India on Monday (local time), during an open debate at UN Security Council (UNSC), committed to implementing its international obligations regarding illicit trade in small arms. ... read..

Bangladesh War of Liberation was moral fight against injustice: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday described the Bangladesh War of Liberation as an 'unprecedented event' in the 20th century history. ... read..

Human Rights Watch raises concern over Taliban crackdown on Afghan media
New York | November 23, 2021 6:47:50 AM IST
The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday (local time) raised concerns regarding the imposition of strict new media guidelines in Afghanistan by the Taliban that especially harm women. ... read..

French PM tested positive for COVID-19
Europe | November 23, 2021 5:17:41 AM IST
Paris [France], November 23 (ANI/Xinhua): French Prime Minister Jean Castex has tested positive for COVID-19, French media reported on Monday. ... read..

UNDP warns Afghanistan banking system on brink of collapse
New York | November 23, 2021 4:47:57 AM IST
A new UN report on Monday said Afghanistan's banking and financial systems are on the verge of collapse following the country's takeover by the Taliban. ... read..

Ahead of local body polls, rift emerges in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on party tickets
Islamabad | November 23, 2021 4:47:51 AM IST
Ahead of local bodies' elections, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is facing an intraparty rift due to severe differences between the workers for the tickets at the village and neighbourhood council level despite efforts to remove them. ... read..

UN deputy chief calls for renewed global action against human trafficking
US | November 23, 2021 4:47:50 AM IST
New York [US], November 23 (ANI/Xinhua): UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Monday called for renewed global action against human trafficking. ... read..

Netherlands: European B'desh Forum to organize conference on 1971 Pak war crimes on Nov 30
The Hague | November 23, 2021 4:17:53 AM IST
European Bangladesh Forum, a platform of Bangladeshi European is set to organize an international conference on November 30 in the Netherlands to commemorate the victims of the 1971 Genocide in Bangladesh committed by the Pakistan military. ... read..

India votes in favour of UN resolution to eradicate rural poverty
New York | November 23, 2021 4:17:52 AM IST
India on Monday (local time) voted in favour of a UN resolution to eradicate rural poverty to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ... read..

58 refugees released from detention in Libya's capital
Others | November 23, 2021 4:17:50 AM IST
Tripoli [Libya], November 23 (ANI/Xinhua): The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said that 58 refugees have been released from a detention center in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. ... read..

Army Southern Command conducts multi agency exercise
New Delhi | November 23, 2021 3:47:55 AM IST
As part of exercise Dakshin Shakti in training areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat, Multi-Agency Exercise, "Sagar Shakti" was conducted from November 19-22, the army said on Monday. ... read..

Netherlands: European B'desh Forum to organize conference on Pak war crimes 1971 on Nov 30
The Hague | November 23, 2021 3:47:49 AM IST
European Bangladesh Forum, a platform of Bangladeshi European is set to organize an international conference on November 30 in the Netherlands to commemorate the victims of the 1971 Genocide in Bangladesh committed by the Pakistan military. ... read..

US to invest USD 1.5bn in equitable health care: Kamala Harris
US | November 23, 2021 3:47:47 AM IST
Washington [US], November 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The Biden administration will invest USD 1.5 billion in equitable healthcare in the United States, US Vice President Kamala Harris said. ... read..

Looking forward to re-launching the US-India Trade Policy Forum: Katherine Tai
New Delhi | November 23, 2021 3:17:47 AM IST
United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai on Tuesday thanked Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal for the warm welcome in India and said that she is looking forward to re-launch the US-India Trade Policy Forum. ... read..

Top EU, Tajik diplomats discuss security on Afghan borders
Dushanbe | November 23, 2021 3:17:44 AM IST
Amid the ongoing humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin and EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Monday discussed ways of maintaining security at the Tajik border with Afghanistan. ... read..

The Mountbatten's 38-year marriage was far from perfect
London | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
She was hailed as "the most beautiful woman in England", so when the dashing prince, Louis, and Edwina Mountbatten walked down the aisle in 1922, it was the society wedding of the decade, The Sun, UK reported. ... read..

Minorities facing systematic discrimination, violence in Pakistan, say experts
Lahore | November 23, 2021 2:47:46 AM IST
Religious and sectarian minorities suffer systematic discrimination and violence in Pakistan, an expert panel said during a seminar in Lahore. ... read..

Terrorism emanating from Afghanistan pales in comparison to that of Pakistan: Expert
Washington | November 23, 2021 2:17:46 AM IST
Underlining the terrorism emanating from Pakistan, a US scholar has urged the Biden administration to stop offering concessions to the south Asian country in exchange for counterterrorism cooperation, saying that "it's like offering arsonist matches and g ... read..

UK demands Beijing provides further evidence of tennis player Shuai's safety
Europe | November 23, 2021 1:17:15 AM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Kingdom is concerned for the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, who temporarily disappeared after accusing a senior Chinese politician of sexual assault, and demands that Beijing allow her to s ... read..

UK records another 44,917 new coronavirus cases
Europe | November 23, 2021 1:17:11 AM IST
London [UK], November 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Britain registered 44,917 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 9,889,926, according to official figures released Monday. ... read..

NRIs welcome government's decision to repeal three farm laws
London | November 23, 2021 1:17:09 AM IST
The non-resident Indians (NRIs) have welcomed the decision of the Indian Government to repeal three farm laws. ... read..

India Pavilion named 'One of the Most Iconic' at Expo Dubai 2020
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has been recognised as 'One of the Most Iconic' pavilions by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). ... read..

Nepal starts inoculating teenagers with anti-COVID vaccines
Kathmandu | November 23, 2021 12:48:13 AM IST
Nepal has started inoculating its teenage population with anti-COVID vaccines. On Monday, those between 12 and below 18 years stood in line to get jabbed as the government rolled the US donated Pfizer vaccine for teenagers or adolescents. ... read..

Spirit of 1971 Liberation War continues to nourish India-Bangladesh ties: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi | November 23, 2021 12:48:12 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday attended the Bangladesh Armed Forces Day event at the High Commission here in New Delhi where he recalled the spirit of the 1971 Liberation War. ... read..

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.58 mln
Others | November 22, 2021 11:48:16 PM IST
Cape Town [South Africa], November 22 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,582,983 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. ... read..

US imposes sanctions on four individuals in Afghanistan
Washington | November 22, 2021 11:48:05 PM IST
The United States has added four Afghan men to its Designated Global Terrorists list, including Ismatullah Khalozai who was designated as a key financial facilitator for the branch of the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, Sputnik reported citing the US T ... read..

Rising economic indicators point to India shaping up for 'growth decade': Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 11:48:01 PM IST
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said India is working on 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' just like the United States embarked on a 'Build Back Better' framework. ... read..

US-India face shared challenges in areas like climate change, vulnerable supply chains: Katherine Tai
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 11:18:10 PM IST
United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai on Monday said that India and the US face shared challenges in areas like climate change, vulnerable supply chains, and promoting market-oriented principles and structures. ... read..

Rajnath Singh recalls heroic fight of Muktibahini, Indian Armed Forces in Liberation of Bangladesh
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 11:18:05 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday recalled the heroic fight by the Muktibahini and the Indian Armed Forces in the Liberation of Bangladesh. ... read..

UN experts urge China to release ill journalist jailed for COVID reporting
Geneva | November 22, 2021 11:17:59 PM IST
UN experts on Monday urged China to release journalist Zhang Zhan, who was jailed for reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic, "as her health is deteriorating rapidly and her life is in danger." ... read..

Pakistan: After bill against forced conversion rejected, 38 cases so far reported this year
Lahore | November 22, 2021 11:17:58 PM IST
After Pakistan turned down the bill on forced conversion, 38 cases of forced conversion have been reported across the country. ... read..

5th East Asia Summit Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation to be held in Kolkata
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 11:17:53 PM IST
The fifth East Asia Summit (EAS) conference on Maritime Security Cooperation will be held in Kolkata on November 23-24, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Monday. ... read..

Trilateral exercise 'Dosti' between navies of India, Maldives, Sri Lanka is underway
Male | November 22, 2021 10:48:02 PM IST
The 15th edition of the Maldives, India, and Sri Lanka biennial Trilateral Exercise 'Dosti' is underway in the Maldives from November 20 to November 24, according to an official release on Monday. ... read..

China clamps down on tech firms under market regulations policy during slowdown
Beijing | November 22, 2021 10:47:57 PM IST
China is clamping down on its tech firms as part of market regulations policy during a period of slow economic growth. ... read..

China assures ASEAN countries of co-operation
Beijing | November 22, 2021 10:18:02 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping assured leaders of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) of mutual co-operation on the sidelines of the China-ASEAN Summit held virtually. ... read..

India, US have realised necessity of diversifying critical supply chains: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 10:17:59 PM IST
Noting that the world looks at India as a "trusted partner," Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India's competitive advantages of cost, skilled manpower and huge market combined with US' innovation and investment can become a ... read..

Pak allows passage of 50,000 MT wheat offered by India to Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 10:17:53 PM IST
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday allowed passage to 50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of wheat, that India has offered to provide Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance, to go through Pakistan. ... read..

Harsh Kumar Jain appointed as next Ambassador of India to Ukraine
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 10:17:50 PM IST
Harsh Kumar Jain was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Ukraine on Monday. ... read..

China raises concern over AUKUS deal on nuclear submarines data exchange
Beijing | November 22, 2021 9:48:02 PM IST
China has voiced concerns over the fresh deal between the US, the UK, and Australia on the nuclear submarine technology exchange within their security alliance AUKUS, Sputnik reported citing Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian as saying on M ... read..

Huge potential for growth between India-US in digital economy, services, health-related trade, agriculture: Katherine Tai
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 9:47:48 PM IST
United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai, who is on a two-day visit to India, said that there is a huge potential for growth between the two economies in areas like the digital economy, services, health-related trade, and even agriculture. ... read..

China-ASEAN summit begins without Myanmar representative
Beijing | November 22, 2021 9:17:51 PM IST
China-ASEAN virtual summit that started on Monday was held without a representative from Myanmar, according to Malaysia's Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah. ... read..

Aus forces deployed to help contain Covid outbreak
Darwin | Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Units of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has been deployed in the Northern Territory (NT) to help contain a latest Covid-19 outbreak among the Indigenous communities in the region. ... read..

Japan's rail operator launches 'office cars'
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Japan's East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) on Monday launched "office cars" on certain Shinkansen bullet trains on lines connecting Tokyo and the country's northern and central parts to meet the growing demand for telework amid the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..

NZ to move into new Covid protection system on Dec 3
Wellington | Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
New Zealand will move into the new Covid-19 traffic light system on December 3, which provides the ability for businesses and events to re-open to vaccinated Kiwis, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday. ... read..

Pakistan Journalist body condemns chasing of journalists, FAFEN members
slamabad | November 22, 2021 8:47:54 PM IST
The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the chasing of journalists and Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) members by unknown persons in different vehicles and called for immediate stop of "third-grade" tactics, local me ... read..

S.Korea to offer helicopters to UN peacekeeping ops
Seoul | Monday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
South Korea plans to offer helicopters to support UN peacekeeping operations (PKO) in a "substantive" contribution pledge it will make during next month's ministerial PKO meeting in Seoul, Defence Minister Suh Wook said on Monday. ... read..

More in-person classes resume in Hanoi
Hanoi | Monday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Monday resumed more in-person classes for senior high school students in its suburban districts with low Covid-19 risk. ... read..

Pakistan: 88,687 prisoners lodged in 116 jails against sanctioned capacity of 65,168 inmates
Islamabad | November 22, 2021 7:47:52 PM IST
That prisons in Pakistan are overcrowded, with 23,519 more inmates than the original capacity, living in inhuman conditions. ... read..

Gen Naranave holds telephonic interaction with Kazakhstan counterpart on bilateral defence cooperation
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 7:18:11 PM IST
Army Chief General MM Naravane on Monday held a telephonic interaction with his Kazakhstan counterpart Major General Talgat Mamyrtaevich Koibakov to discuss issues of bilateral defence cooperation. ... read..

Piyush Goyal meets US trade representative Katherine Tai
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 7:18:02 PM IST
Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal met with United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai on Monday. ... read..

Moon rebukes police over bungled response to violent crime
Seoul | Monday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday reprimanded police over a bungled response to a violent crime that left one person in a vegetative state, calling for police officials to step up education and training to prevent a recurrence of similar incide ... read..

UK to host G7 Summit next month
London | Monday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
The UK will host a summit of G7 Foreign and Development Ministers next month in the city of Liverpool, the government announced in a statement. ... read..

5 dead after vehicle rams into US city parade (2nd Ld)
Washington | Monday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
At least five people were killed and more than 40 others injured after a vehicle rammed into a crowd at an annual holiday parade in Waukesha, a city in the US state of Wisconsin, authorities said on Monday. ... read..

China-ASEAN relations expand into comprehensive strategic partnership
Beijing | November 22, 2021 6:18:06 PM IST
The special summit commemorating the 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations re-enforces Beijing's expanding role in the ASEAN region. ... read..

Aus to open borders to int'l students, skilled workers from Dec
Canberra | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday announced that his government will allow international students and skilled workers to enter the country from December to accelerate the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..

Pakistan: Hundreds of children protest in Gwadar in support of basic rights
Balochistan | November 22, 2021 5:48:08 PM IST
In solidarity with protestors staging a sit-in against the unnecessary check posts and fishing trawlers in Gwadar district of Balochistan province, hundreds of children took to the streets on Sunday, local media reported. ... read..

MEA negates media reports regarding probable chief guest for Republic Day 2022
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 5:47:59 PM IST
The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday negated media speculations about the probable chief guest for Republic Day 2022. ... read..

Libyan PM announces presidency bid
Tripoli | Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah has officially announced that he is running for President in the polls next month. ... read..

Jailed ex-S.Korean Prez hospitalised
Seoul | Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was admitted to a hospital on Monday for an unspecified illness, officials said. ... read..

Over 300 Tanzanians to climb Mt Kilimanjaro to mark 60th I-Day
Dodoma | Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
More than 300 Tanzanians will summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, to mark the country's 60th Independence Day on December 9, a minister said on Sunday. ... read..

Israel launches $44mn aid plan for airlines
Tel Aviv | Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Israel's Finance and Transport Ministries have announced an aid program for the country's airlines, which were severely battered by the Covid-19 crisis. ... read..

Afghan traders demand subsidized air corridor to export goods to Chinese markets
Kabul | November 22, 2021 4:48:01 PM IST
Demanding a subsidized air corridor for exporting goods to the Chinese markets, the Afghan traders said that the air corridor would be too expensive if the government didn't implement a subsidy system. ... read..

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Personal Representative of Sultan of Oman at Expo 2020 Dubai
Asia | November 22, 2021 4:47:57 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], November 22 (ANI/WAM): Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received today Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tarik Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperat ... read..

Over 900K tourists in Cambodia during 3-day Water Festival
Phnom Penh | Monday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Over 900,000 tourists took part in Cambodia's three-day Water Festival as majority of the country's population have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, said Tourism Minister Thong Khon. ... read..

Second flight to return migrants from Belarus to their countries planned in Nov: President
Asia | November 22, 2021 4:17:56 PM IST
Minsk [Belarus], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Belarus is preparing another flight to transport migrants back to their countries of origin in late November, President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday. ... read..

In-person classes fully resume in S.Korean schools
Seoul | Monday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
In-person school classes fully resumed across South Korea on Monday in line with the country's "living with Covid-19" scheme. ... read..

Int'l students return as Australia opens border to S'pore
Canberra | Monday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
The first contingent of international students has arrived in Australia under its travel bubble with Singapore. ... read..

Britain invites ASEAN to G-7 meeting, signifies 'growing Indo-Pacific tilt'
London | November 22, 2021 3:48:00 PM IST
Ministers from the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialised nations are set to participate in a meeting that will take place in Britain's Liverpool next month. ... read..

N.Korea yet to reopen land border with China: Seoul
Seoul | Monday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
North Korea is yet to reopen its land border with China amid indications of brisk preparations to ease the Covid-induced lockdown measures, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Monday. ... read..

Chile heads to presidential runoff (Ld)
Santiago | Monday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
The top two candidates from the first round of the presidential election in Chile are set for a runoff as they failed to garner over 50 per cent of the required votes. ... read..

Warsaw to take decision on Poland-Belarus border railway link on Monday
Europe | November 22, 2021 3:18:30 PM IST
Warsaw [Poland], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The decision to close the railway link on Poland-Belarus border will be made on Monday, spokeswoman for the Polish Border Guard Anna Mikhalska told Sputnik on Monday. ... read..

Pak reports 322 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths in last 24 hours
Islamabad | November 22, 2021 3:18:21 PM IST
Pakistan adds 322 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two deaths in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 1,282,195, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Monday. ... read..

Philippines logs 984 new COVID-19 cases, 218 more deaths
Asia | November 22, 2021 3:18:18 PM IST
Manila [Philippines], November 22 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 984 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 2,826,853. ... read..

IMF plans to revive USD6 billion Pakistan funding programme
Washington | November 22, 2021 3:18:17 PM IST
The United Nations (UN) International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday said that it has come to an agreement with Pakistan on terms to help revive a USD 6 billion funding programme for the country. ... read..

China's move to downgrade ties with Lithuania shows its 'arrogance, pettiness'
Taipei | November 22, 2021 3:18:09 PM IST
China's move to downgrade the diplomatic ties with Lithuania after Taiwan opened a representative office in the Baltic nation shows the "arrogance and pettiness of large, powerful countries", Taiwan's Foreign Ministry said. ... read..

Russia confirms 35,681 new COVID-19 cases
Asia | November 22, 2021 3:18:07 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has confirmed 35,681 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 9,331,158, the federal response center said on Monday. ... read..

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen warns of danger to global trade in Red Sea
Middle East | November 22, 2021 3:17:50 PM IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-backed Houthi movement in Yemen said it detected an imminent danger to the global trade in the Red Sea, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday. ... read..

Buddhist monk arrested in S.Korea for murdering neighbour
Seoul | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
A Buddhist monk has been arrested for allegedly killing a neighbour complaining about the prayer sounds from a temple in South Korea's Hapcheon county, police said on Monday. ... read..

N.Korea calls for 'glorification' of Kim Jong-un's era
Seoul | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
North Korea has called for 'glorifying' the era of leader Kim Jong-un as a large-scale conference on carrying out a mass movement for the country's development wrapped up, Pyongyang's state media said on Monday. ... read..

S.Korea's whiskey imports jump over 70% amid pandemic
Seoul | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
South Korea's whiskey imports soared more than 70 per cent in the first 10 months of the year as more people drank at home amid the Covid-19 pandemic, data revealed on Monday. ... read..

5 killed, 40 injured as car rams into Christmas parade in Wisconsin
Wisconsin | November 22, 2021 2:47:58 PM IST
Atleast five people were killed and 40 other suffered injuries after a car rammed into a Christmas parade in Wisconsin. ... read..

Mongolia registers 287 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in almost 8 months
Asia | November 22, 2021 2:47:50 PM IST
Ulaanbaatar [Mongolia], November 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Mongolia has recorded 287 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, the lowest number since March 25, bringing the national tally to 378,353, the country's health ministry said Monday. ... read..

Pak petroleum dealers announce nation-wide strike on Nov 25
Karachi | November 22, 2021 2:17:59 PM IST
A Pakistan petroleum dealers body has called a nationwide strike on November 25 to protest selling fuel at 'low-profit margins', according to local media. ... read..

Pakistan adds 269 new dengue cases, 9 deaths in single day
Karachi | November 22, 2021 1:47:53 PM IST
As many as 269 people have contracted dengue and nine people crumbled to death on Sunday in Pakistan. ... read..

FATF diktats to have negative impact on Turkey-Pakistan ties: Expert
Ankara | November 22, 2021 1:47:52 PM IST
In a significant move, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Turkey, alongside Mali and Jordan have been added to the watchdog's grey list in October. Last Month, Turkey joined Pakistan in Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list. ... read..

On India visit, US trade representative Katherine Tai to meet with Piyush Goyal today
New Delhi | November 22, 2021 12:47:28 PM IST
United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai is scheduled to hold a meeting with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal here on Monday to deepen trade and economic ties between India and the US. ... read..

Pakistan minister acting like Taliban's FM: Pak lawmaker Mohsin Dawar
Lahore | November 22, 2021 12:17:31 PM IST
Member of Pakistan National assembly, Mohsin Dawar, stated that the foreign minister of Pakistan with his staunch support for the Taliban was acting like a foreign minister of the outfit, which regained control over Afghanistan recently. ... read..

Genesis unveils 'Electrified GV70' model for the first time at Guangzhou Auto show
Asia | November 22, 2021 11:17:18 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], November 22 (ANI/Global Economic): Genesis brand unveiled its 'Electrified GV70' model for the first time at the 'China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition' held at the Chinese Export Commodities Exhibition Hall on the 19th. ... read..

Chile to hold second round of presidential election on December 19
Asia | November 22, 2021 11:17:14 AM IST
Santiago [Chile], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Chile will hold a runoff of the presidential election in December since none of the candidates managed to get enough votes in the first round on Sunday. ... read..

Another rainstorm expected to hit Canada's British Columbia
Ottawa | Monday, 2021 11:15:06 AM IST
A second "atmospheric river" rainstorm is expected to hit Canada's still-flooded province of British Columbia, according to Environment Canada. ... read..

S Korea's CJ ENM acquires 'La La Land' production company for 920 billion won
Asia | November 22, 2021 10:47:27 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], November 22 (ANI/Global Economic): CJ ENM spent almost 1 trillion won to acquire Endeavor Content, a production company of movie 'La La Land.' It is the largest M&A since CJ ENM started the film business. Through the acquisition, ... read..

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics account for a half of global TV sales in Q3
Asia | November 22, 2021 10:47:26 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], November 22 (ANI/Global Economic): Sales of Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics accounted for 47.1%, nearly half of the global TV sales in the third quarter of this year. The cumulative sales of the two companies in the third quart ... read..

South Korea: LG U+ is suspected of forcing Disney+ subscription
Asia | November 22, 2021 10:47:23 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], November 22 (ANI/Global Economic): LG U+ is recently suspected that it forced customers to subscribe to Disney+, an online OTT service. ... read..

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