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June 18, 2024

PM Modi to participate in International Yoga Day event in Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the main International Yoga Day event in Srinagar on June 21, as India gears up to celebrate the ancient practice of yoga on a global scale. This year's theme, "...

June 18, 2024

PM Modi releases 17th installment of PM KISAN scheme worth more than Rs 20000 cr

In his first visit to Varanasi after being re-elected for a third consecutive term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 17th installment of the PM-KISAN scheme on Tuesday, amounting to more than Rs 20,000 crores for around 9.26 crore beneficiary farmers ...

June 18, 2024

India sees record peak demand for power in north as heatwave persists

Peak demand for power in India's hot, arid northern plains hit a record on Monday, the government said as it continues to implement measures to meet high energy consumption, although the weeks' long heatwave is forecast to abate soon. The India Meteorological...

June 19, 2024

Putin flies into North Korea with promise to back it against the US

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in North Korea on Wednesday for his first visit in 24 years, vowing to deepen trade and security ties with the reclusive nuclear-armed state and to support it ...

June 18, 2024

Treated as a pariah by the West, Putin set for warm welcome in Vietnam

Russian President Vladimir Putin is widely portrayed as a pariah in the West, but he looks set to receive a warm welcome when he visits Communist-ruled Vietnam this week. Vietnam is not a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has issued an a...

June 18, 2024

PM Modi to participate in International Yoga Day event in Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the main International Yoga Day event in Srinagar on June 21, as India gears up to celebrate the ancient practice of yoga on a global scale. This year's theme, "Yoga for Self and Society," highlights the importance of inc...

June 18, 2024

Netanyahu disbands war cabinet as pressure grows on Israel’s northern border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved the six-member war cabinet, an Israeli official said on Monday, in a widely expected move following the departure from government of centrist fo...

June 16, 2024

Iran rebukes G7 statement over its nuclear programme escalation

Iran called upon the Group of Seven on Sunday to distance itself from "destructive policies of the past", the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani said, referring to a G7 statement condemning Iran's recent nuclear programme escalation. On Frid...

June 16, 2024

Eid Al Adha Commemorated by Muslims Worldwide

Muslims across the United Arab Emirates and around the globe ushered in the holy festival of Eid Al Adha with prayers and celebrations on Sunday, June 16th. Eid Al Adha, also called the Feast of Sacrifice, is one of the two major Islamic festivals observed an...

June 19, 2024

Putin flies into North Korea with promise to back it against the US

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in North Korea on Wednesday for his first visit in 24 years, vowing to deepen trade and security ties with the reclusive nuclear-armed state and to support it ...

June 18, 2024

EU drafts plan to exempt long-haul flights from new emissions rules

The European Commission has drafted plans to exempt long-haul flights from rules on monitoring their non-CO2 emissions, after international carriers lobbied for an opt-out, documents showed. The EU is developing plans to require airlines to track and report t...

June 17, 2024

Europe must catch up in green tech race, Spain’s climate minister says

The next European Commission must do more to help European industry catch up in the green tech race with China and the U.S., said Spain's climate and energy minister Teresa Ribera, a front-runner to be the EU's next head of green policies. EU country leaders...

June 17, 2024

US as many as 15 years behind China on nuclear power, report says

The U.S. is as many as 15 years behind China on developing high-tech nuclear power as Beijing's state-backed technology approach and extensive financing give it the edge, a report said on Monday. Chi...

June 15, 2024

US VP announces $1.5 billion for aid for Ukraine at peace summit in Switzerland

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris announced more than $1.5 billion in aid in part for Ukraine's energy sector and its humanitarian situation as a result of Russia's 27-month invasion of Ukraine. The announcement was made as Harris attended a Ukraine peace sum...

June 14, 2024

President Biden says he won’t pardon son Hunter, supports jury decision

U.S. President Joe Biden reiterated on Thursday (June 13) that he would not pardon his son Hunter, who was convicted this week of lying about his drug use to buy a gun in 2018. "I will abide by the jury decision," Biden said. "I will not pardon him." Biden m...

June 15, 2024

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa re-elected for second term

The South African parliament re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa, the African National Congress's (ANC) President, as the President of South Africa on Friday during the first sitting of the National Assembly o...

June 14, 2024

South Africa’s DA reaches agreement on unity government, leader says

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) has reached an agreement on joining a government of national unity with the African National Congress after two weeks of negotiations, DA leader John Steenhuisen said on Friday (June 14). Once unthinkable, the deal be...

June 14, 2024

South Africa governing alliance emerges as new parliament convenes

 The African National Congress has agreed to form a government of national unity for South Africa with three other parties including its largest rival, the pro-business Democratic Alliance, public broadcaster SABC reported on Friday. The ANC, which has been ...

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June 18, 2024 | USA Presidential elections

Trump’s second-term agenda: trade wars, mass deportations, destroying ‘deep state’

 Donald Trump plans to deport millions of migrants, reshape global trade with expensive tariffs and fill the government with loyalists if he wins a second four-year White Hou...

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Putin flies into North Korea with promise to back it against the US

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June 18, 2024

Thailand passes landmark bill recognising marriage equality

Thailand's Senate passed the final reading of a marriage equality law on Tuesday, paving the way for the country to become the third terr...

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June 18, 2024 | Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha

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June 18, 2024 | Department of Defense

China accuses U.S. of "malign intention" to discredit its COV...

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June 18, 2024 | gram panchayat presidents

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June 18, 2024 | Heatwave

India sees record peak demand for power in north as heatwave ...

Peak demand for power in India's hot, arid northern plains hit a recor...

June 18, 2024 | Sensex Indian markets

Sensex, Nifty close at record highs

Indian markets closed at record highs on Tuesday, with both the Sensex...

June 18, 2024 | Sandeep Kumar Sengupta

Kanchenjunga Express train accident: Passenger files complain...

A passenger traveling on the Sealdah-bound Kanchenjunga Express that d...

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June 18, 2024 | gram panchayat presidents

Make holistic health people-led movement by promoting yoga, m...

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June 17, 2024 | Secretary (West)

India Participates in the Summit on Peace in Ukraine

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June 16, 2024 | Hajj Pilgrimage

Day of Arafat Marks Climax of Hajj Pilgrimage

The annual Hajj pilgrimage reached its zenith today with the Day of Ar...

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June 17, 2024 | dive

Olympics-Australia's Wu dives in for fifth Games at Paris

Melissa Wu will hope to keep Australia in the diving medals at a seven...

June 16, 2024 | and Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam

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June 15, 2024 | Pasta de Conchos mine

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