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Hambantota becomes 1st SL port to comply with ISO standards

Colombo, Nov 22 | Sri Lanka's Hambantota International Port (HIP) announced that it has become the South Asian country's first port to comply to...

Nadda on 2-day visit to UP

Lucknow, Nov 22 | BJP President J.P. Nadda will embark on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh from Monday, during which he will attend...

DMK govt plans to close Amma Pharmacies: Palaniswami (Ld)

Chennai, Nov 20 | Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition K. Palaniswami on Saturday demanded the DMK government to continue the...

Hydropower project of CPEC starts reservoir impoundment in east Pakistan

Karot, Nov 20 | The Karot Hydropower Project, a major pilot project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), successfully closed the gates of the...

Pak PM Imran Khan my ‘elder brother’, says Sidhu

Chandigarh, Nov 20 | Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday addressed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan as his 'elder brother'.He made the...

Pakistani PM reaffirms commitment to uphold children’s rights

Islamabad, Nov 20 | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday reaffirmed his government's commitment to uphold children's rights and ensure a better future...

WFP launches programme to tackle food system challenges in South Sudan

Juba, Nov 20 | The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launched the first-ever innovative programme to foster locally-driven solutions to tackle food systems...

Russian, Uzbek presidents oppose misuse of ICT

Moscow, Nov 20 | Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev issued a joint statement on cooperation in the field of...

Australians’ fear of Covid-19 infection hits all-time high

Canberra, Nov 20 | More Australians than ever think they will contract Covid-19 in the short-term future despite the high vaccination rate, a survey...

Continue with Amma Pharmacies: AIADMK’s Palaniswami

Chennai, Nov 20 | Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition K. Palaniswami on Saturday demanded the DMK government to continue...

302 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

Tripoli, Nov 20 | A total of 302 illegal migrants have been rescued at sea and returned to Libya, the United Nations High Commissioner...

Nothing much to brag, as Vijayan govt completes 6 months in...

By Sanu V GeorgeThiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 | Bucking the trend that a sitting government will end up in the opposition ranks, Pinarayi Vijayan stormed...

US, Canadian, Mexican leaders hold first summit in 5 years

Washington, Nov 20 | US President Joe Biden hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador...

China launches new satellite

Taiyuan, Nov 20 | China launched a new satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi on Saturday.The...

Major operation against drug traffickers in Colombia

Bogota, Nov 20 | In a major operation by the security authorities in Colombia, 90 drug traffickers have been captured.Colombian President Ivan Duque on...

Congress to celebrate ‘Kisan Vijay Diwas’ nationwide on Saturday

New Delhi, Nov 20 | After the announcement of repealing all three Union farm laws by the Modi government, the Congress has decided to...

UNSC delegation visits South Sudan to press for peace deal implementation

Juba, Nov 20 | A delegation of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has arrived in South Sudan to follow up on the implementation...

EU Justice Commissioner reiterates concern over Poland’s rule of law

Warsaw, Nov 20 | European Union Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders has said he is concerned over the independence of the judiciary in Poland,...

Philippines to allow entry of fully vaccinated foreign tourists

Manila, Nov 19 | The Philippines will soon allow the entry of fully-vaccinated foreign tourists from over 40 "green" or Covid-19 low-risk countries and...

Pak eases norm for 10 days advance intimation before Kartarpur visit

New Delhi, Nov 19 | Pakistan has decided to relax its mutually laid limit with India of 10 days advance intimation before the arrival...

‘US job market improving amid potential disruptions’

Washington, Nov 19 | The U.S. job market has been recovering despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, inflation woes and supply chain strains, but these...

CM has been unable to start mining in Goa; but has...

Panaji, Nov 19 | The Trinamool Congress on Friday alleged that despite repeated assurances, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has been unable to restart Goa's...

Priyanka offers prayers in UP Gurudwara

Lucknow, Nov 19 | Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday visited the Yahia Ganj Gurudwara on the occasion...

Nawab Malik, going to Dubai, asks probe agencies to ‘keep an...

Mumbai, Nov 19 | Maharashtra Minorities Affairs Minister Nawab Malik on Friday announced that he would be travelling to Dubai for four days after...

S.Korean cafes, restaurants to be banned from using disposable items

Seoul, Nov 19 | Cafes and restaurants across South Korea will be banned from using disposable products starting next year to reduce plastic waste...

Japan to decide on easing curbs on events, eateries

Tokyo, Nov 19 | Japan will formally decide on Friday to remove an existing spectator cap on attendance at large-scale events and relax rules...

In fear of losing elections PM will admit blunders from CAA...

New Delhi, Nov 19 | Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday targeted the Prime Minister after he announced the withdrawal of farm laws...

Odisha CM welcomes decision to repeal 3 farm laws

Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday welcomed the decision to repeal three farm laws and said the BJD will...

Bennett thanks Erdogan for Israeli couple’s release

Tel Aviv, Nov 19 | In a phone call, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett thanked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the release of...

German Bundestag approves law amendment to contain Covid spread

Berlin, Nov 19 | Germany's Bundestag, the country's lower parliament, approved amendments to the infection protection act in order to contain the accelerating spread...

UK unveils upgraded mega rail project

London, Nov 19 | The UK government has announced an upgraded investment plan in the rail network and confirmed that the eastern leg of...

Decision only because of upcoming polls: Priyanka

Lucknow, Nov 19 | Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that the government had agreed to repeal the three farm laws only because...

Intensified airstrikes target Houthis as Yemen conflict expands

Sanaa, Nov 19 | A series of intensified airstrikes targeted the Houthi militia in various areas of Yemen as the years-long conflict has continued...

Thailand unveils APEC 2022 logo

Bangkok, Nov 19 | Thai Deputy Prime Minister Don Pramudwinai has unveiled a new logo for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group in 2022,...

Repealing of farm laws by PM is victory of democracy: Raj...

Jaipur, Nov 19 | Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday termed the repealing of farm laws as the victory of democracy and defeat of...

With Delhi’s new excise policy in, 194 set to lose jobs

New Delhi, Nov 19 | With the discontinuation of Delhi government liquor vends in wake of the new excise policy, 194 outsourced employees hired...

S.Korea to lift ban on Boeing 737 Max planes

Seoul, Nov 19 | South Korea has decided to lift the flight ban on Boeing 737 Max later this month, the Land Ministry said...

Win against injustice and arrogance: Rahul on repeal of farm laws

New Delhi, Nov 19 | After the Prime Minister announced withdrawal of three farm laws, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has termed it as...

In-person school classes to fully resume in S.Korea

Seoul, Nov 19 | In-person school classes will fully resume next week across South Korea following the end of this year's national college entrance...

Amarinder thanks Modi, says look forward to work with BJP

Chandigarh, Nov 19 | Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for repealing the three contentious agricultural laws...

Ex-Trump aide subpoenaed over alleged interference in Covid response

Washington, Nov 19 | A US House panel probing former President Donald Trump's administration's response to the Covid-19 pandemic has issued a subpoena to...

Govt withdrew farm laws in fear of loss in polls: Cong

New Delhi, Nov 19 | The Centre on Friday withdrew the three controversial farm laws with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself announcing this in...

Modi announces repeal of 3 farm laws

New Delhi, Nov 19 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the Centre has decided to repeal all three farm laws. In an...

S.Korean PM urges efficient hospital bed management amid Covid surge

Seoul, Nov 19 | South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum on Friday called for for efficient hospital bed management as the country continued to...

N.Korean leader calls for boosting self-reliance

Seoul, Nov 19 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for strengthening the country's self-reliance despite "immediate challenges", including economic difficulties, Pyongyang's state...

US, Japan reaffirm importance of trilateral cooperation with S.Korea

Washington, Nov 19 | Senior diplomats of the US and Japan have reaffirmed the importance of cooperation with South Korea, a day after Japanese...

Covid created more long-term unemployment in Japan

Tokyo, Nov 18 | The Covid-19 pandemic created more long-term unemployment in Japan, despite the country's overall jobless number seeing a decline from July...

Japan to spend record $488bn on economic stimulus package

Tokyo, Nov 18 | Japan plans to spend a record 55.7 trillion yen ($488 billion) on an economic stimulus package, which is designed to...

S.Korea, US, Japan agree on continued cooperation

Seoul, Nov 18 | South Korea, the US and Japan agreed during their latest vice foreign ministerial talks to keep working together for regional...

School Leaving Certificates shows Wankhede is Muslim: Malik

Mumbai, Nov 18 | In the ongoing war between political super-snoop versus narcotics super-sleuth, Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik on Thursday said that NCB Zonal...

Business

Kolkata port continues to bear loss as Bangladeshi ship blocks berth...

Kolkata, June 25 | It's been over three months now since a Bangladeshi container ship capsized inside the Netaji Subhas Docks (NSD) in...