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April 20, 2024

Top Chinese swimmers competed, won medals in Tokyo Olympics despite failing drug tests: Report

As many as 23 top Chinese swimmers tested positive for a prohibited substance seven months before their participation in the Tokyo Olympics, as per a report. They were allowed to escape scrutiny and c...

April 20, 2024

LS polls 2024: PM Modi addreses public meetings in Nanded and Prabhani, Maharashtra

Senior BJP leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed two public meetings in Nanded and Parbhani, Maharashtra, amidst overwhelming support from the BJP-NDA supporters. Speaking about the initial phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections, ...

April 20, 2024

Former Congress leader Tajinder Singh Bittu joins BJP

In yet another blow to the Congress party, Tajinder Singh Bittu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in Delhi on Saturday, in the presence of Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and party general secretary Vinod Tawde. Tajinder Singh ...

April 19, 2024

Another 13 Myanmar border guards take shelter in Bangladesh

Amid a conflict between the Myanmar military and the armed rebel group in Myanmar’s Rakhine, 13 more members of the Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) took shelter in Bangladesh on Thursday night. ...

April 19, 2024

Pakistan police kill bomber, militant to thwart attack on Japanese nationals

Police in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi shot down a suicide bomber and a militant on Friday as they attacked a vehicle carrying five Japanese nationals, all of whom survived, a police spokesperson said. Islamist militants seeking to overthrow the govern...

April 19, 2024

India lays foundation stone to build High Impact Community Development Projects in Nepal

By: Sweta Singh (Kathmandu) India laid out the foundation stone to build High Impact Community Development Project in Darchula district of Nepal on Thursday. The esteemed guests at this event included Bijay Singh Dhami, Mayor of Shailyashikhar Municipality...

April 19, 2024

Israel fires missiles in retaliatory strike against Iran, says US official

Israel launched missile strikes against Tehran during early hours on Friday morning (local time), ABC News reported citing a senior US official. However, the official could not confirm whether Syria a...

April 18, 2024

Dubai Airport to Fully Resume Operations Within 24 Hours

Dubai Airports has officially announced the reopening of check-in procedures at Terminal 3 for Emirates and Flydubai flights. This decision comes after a significant surge in passenger traffic at the departure hall.   Majed Al Joker, the Chief Operating Off...

April 18, 2024

UN Security Council to vote Friday on Palestinian UN membership

 The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to vote Friday on a Palestinian request for full U.N. membership, said diplomats, a move that Israel ally the United States is expected to block because it would effectively recognize a Palestinian state. ...

April 19, 2024

Tehran plays down reported Israeli attacks, signals no further retaliation

Explosions echoed over an Iranian city on Friday in what sources described as an Israeli attack, but Tehran played down the incident and indicated it had no plans for retaliation - a response that app...

April 16, 2024

Spire collapses as fire engulfs Copenhagen’s historic stock exchange

A fire ripped through Copenhagen's Old Stock Exchange, one of the Danish capital's best-known buildings, on Tuesday, engulfing its spire which collapsed in a scene reminiscent of the 2019 blaze at Paris' Notre-Dame. Emergency services, employees from the Dani...

April 15, 2024

Europe joins US in urging restraint by Israel after Iranian attack

Israel's European allies urged it on Monday to show restraint over Iran's weekend missile and drone attack, calling on Israeli leaders to step away from "the edge of the cliff" of escalation in the Middle East. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's war ...

April 16, 2024

Indian-American Congressman highlights inaction on attacks targeting Hindu temples

Indian-American Congressman highlights inaction on attacks targeting Hindu temples Indian-American Congressman Shri Thanedar interacted with members of the Hindu community on Monday in Washington DC,...

April 12, 2024

US President Biden hosts Philippines president & Japan PM for trilateral meeting amid China tensions

US President Joe Biden on Thursday hosted the Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for the first-ever trilateral summit between the three countries and said that the US commitments to the defence of Japan and the ...

April 8, 2024

Millions across North America await total solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse will have millions of people across a heavily populated swath of North America gazing toward the heavens on Monday as the moon completely blocks the sun for more than four minutes in some locales. The eclipse will be viewable, weather pe...

April 15, 2024

Devastating floods kill 58 in Tanzania, heavy rains persist

The floods that have swept through Tanzania in the last fortnight have proven catastrophic, claiming the lives of 58 people, prompting urgent calls for infrastructure improvements to prevent future tr...

April 7, 2024

India’s Africa push: Economic relations secretary in MEA to visit Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya

Dammu Ravi, the Secretary of Economic Relations in the Ministry of External Affairs, will visit Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya from April 7-12, as a 'reaffirmation of India's commitment' to further strengthen its ties of friendship with the three African countries. ...

March 13, 2024

Bangladeshi ship hijacked by Somali pirates

A Bangladeshi-flagged cargo vessel, MV Abdullah,  carrying coal and manned by 23 crew members has been hijacked by Somalian pirates in the Indian Ocean near Somalia coast. The ship was heading for Dubai from Mozambique's Maputo port when the pirates attack...

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April 14, 2024 | World Quantum Day

World Quantum Day 2024: India aspires to lead the world in quantum science and technology

India is celebrating World Quantum Day on April 14, with a vision to establish itself as a global frontrunner in the realms of quantum science and technology. This occasion reflect...

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Payroll Data: EPFO adds 15.48 lakh net members during February 2024

As per the release, gender-wise analysis of payroll data also revealed that out of 7.78 lakh new m...

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U.S. House passes Taiwan aid bill in bipartisan vote

A bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill providing funds to the Indo...

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April 8, 2024 | Prenatal

Study reveals impact of alcohol consumption during pregnancy on infant development

A recent study published in the journal "Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research" has revealed that even low to moderate alcohol consumpt...

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April 20, 2024 | health insurance age limit

IRDAI removes age cap on health insurance purchase

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) ha...

April 10, 2024

Pune's Command Hospital becomes first government hospital to ...

In a first, Command Hospital, Pune, became the first government hospit...

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5 reasons why you should add skipping to your workout routine

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Payroll Data: EPFO adds 15.48 lakh net members during Februar...

As per the release, gender-wise analysis of payroll data also reveal...

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U.S. House passes Taiwan aid bill in bipartisan vote

A bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bi...

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Two Japan navy helicopters crash, one body found, 7 missing

Two Japanese navy helicopters crashed into the sea during a training...

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April 12, 2024 | health services

Prime Minister Modi chairs meet to review preparedness for he...

Amid rising temperatures in several parts of the country, Prime Minist...

April 8, 2024 | Prenatal

Study reveals impact of alcohol consumption during pregnancy ...

A recent study published in the journal "Alcohol Clinical and Experime...

April 6, 2024 | malinga

This day, that year: Sri Lanka's strategic brilliance in the ...

By: Aditya Ahuja A team total of 130 runs in a T20 game is not unus...

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April 11, 2024

JNU emerges as highest-ranked Indian university in World

India's Jawaharlal Nehru University has emerged as the highest-ranked ...

April 4, 2024

Strategic Forces Command, DRDO conducts successful flight tes...

The Strategic Forces Command (SFC), along with Defence Research and De...

March 21, 2024

Fossil of 16-million-year-old river dolphin found in Peru

Scientists on Wednesday unveiled a 16 million-year-old fossil skull un...

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