Honduras is China’s new ally as it cuts ties with Taiwan
Published on Mar 26, 2023 12:49 PM IST
While Taiwan now has only 13 formal allies, a majority of countries including India maintain informal ties with the island, a world leader in technology including in the critical chip sector
US Prez Biden declares emergency for Mississippi due to storm damage
Biden ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the affected areas, a White House Statement said. The funding will be available to affected people in the counties of Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe, and Sharkey, the statement said.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 12:03 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
This Princess Diana nickname is ‘inaccurate’, ex-royal press secretary says
Princess Diana: “I first met her about three or four days before the wedding. She just turned 20,” Dickie Arbiter said.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 07:00 AM IST
Choosing China? Honduras ends decades-long diplomatic ties with Taiwan
"The government of Honduras recognises the existence of just one China," the Honduran foreign ministry said in a post on Twitter.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 06:46 AM IST
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes Tarapaca, Chile region
Chile Earthquake: The quake was at a depth of 155 kilometers (96.31 miles) below the earth's surface.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 06:39 AM IST
Donald Trump says investigations into him like 'Stalinist Russia horror show'
Donald Trump News: "From the beginning it's been one witch hunt and phony investigation after another," he said.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 06:39 AM IST
Elon Musk offers Twitter employees stock grants of $20 billion: Report
Elon Musk: The reported valuation is less than half of the $44 billion that Musk paid to acquire the social media platform, pointing to a drop in Twitter's value.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 06:36 AM IST
Massive tornado in Mississippi kills 25, dozens injured; Biden assures help
Rescuers raced Saturday to search for survivors and help hundreds of people left homeless after a powerful tornado cut a devastating path through Mississippi, killing at least 25 people.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 06:25 AM IST
‘Moscow to station nuclear weapons in Belarus’, says Vladimir Putin
Putin made the announcement at a time of growing tensions with the West over the Ukraine war and as some Russian commentators speculate about possible nuclear strikes.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 06:26 AM IST
Donald Trump to rally supporters in Waco city ahead of possible charges
Staring down a possible indictment, a defiant Donald Trump is hoping to put on a show of force Saturday at the first rally of his 2024 presidential campaign.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 04:39 AM IST
‘We lost everything…’: Harrowing tales of survival in Mississippi after tornado
Devastating accounts of utter destruction, incredible survival and tragic deaths followed Friday’s twister that killed at least 25 in Mississippi and one in Alabama as it surged nearly 170 miles (274 kilometers) across the Deep South.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 04:34 AM IST
Brazil President Lula cancels trip to China due to pneumonia
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has canceled a high-profile trip to China due to medical reasons, and the March 27-31 visit will be rescheduled for a later date.
Published on Mar 26, 2023 04:23 AM IST
Pakistan court grants ex-PM Imran Khan bail in 3 terrorism cases
The former premier is facing over 140 cases under terrorism, murder, attempted murder and blasphemy registered against him during the last 11 months by the PMLN-led coalition government.
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 08:37 PM IST
How Finland stays world's happiest country? Join this masterclass to know
After topping the World Happiness Report for sixth consecutive year, the Scandinavian nation is offering a free four-day trip to teach people ‘secrets to leading a balanced life on the quirky side’.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 12:01 AM IST
At least 23 dead as tornado, storms rip through US' Mississippi
TV footage showed homes levelled and debris strewn across roads as emergency services attempted to get to those who needed help.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 07:55 PM IST
4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Myanmar
The earthquake hit at a depth of 10 km and 106 km North of Burma in Myanmar.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 06:36 PM IST
Pakistani court sentences man to death for WhatsApp ‘blasphemy’
Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where even unproven allegations can stir mobs and violence.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 04:57 PM IST
UK woman unable to urinate for over a year is diagnosed with a rare condition
Adams visited the emergency room at St. Thomas Hospital in London and explained her symptoms to the doctor, where she was informed about a liter of pee in her bladder.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 04:14 PM IST
Kim's daughter wears jacket worth ₹2 lakh amid famine: Report
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's daughter was reportedly seen wearing a jacket worth over ₹2 lakh as she attended a missile launch on March 16 as the citizens of the country face famine-like conditions.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 04:07 PM IST
Yagya Sharma | Edited by Aryan Prakash
EU, Germany reach deal on car emissions that allows for e-fuels
The deal means that Germany can formally approve an agreement reached in October that requires new cars to be zero-emissions, a key pillar in the EU’s plans to reach climate neutrality by 2050.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 04:03 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Prince William mocked by Russia amid Ukraine war for…
Prince William: Vladimir Putin earlier said, “If all this happens, Russia will have to respond accordingly."
Published on Mar 25, 2023 02:18 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan welcome 3rd daughter
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are already parents to two daughters August, 5, and Maxima "Max," 7.
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 02:30 PM IST
Not to rile up protesters? France's Macron removes luxury watch during interview
Emmanuel Macron News: In the interview, the French president vowed to go ahead with plans to hike the pension age from 62 to 64.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 02:04 PM IST
Tornado in Mississippi kills at least 7, more trapped: ‘Take cover now’
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado caused damage about 60 miles (96 kilometres) northeast of Jackson, Mississippi.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 01:52 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi
'US-China conflict a luxury world can't afford', warns Singapore PM
Singapore PM Lee warns of the perils of US-China tensions amid China's rising influence in the world. A conflict is unaffordable and could lead to catastrophic consequences for the globe, he states in an interview.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 01:41 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi
King Charles' royal Land Rover is up for sale at auction because…
King Charles News: The sale is being handled by Collecting Cars who called the car "a handsome example of the Land Rover Discovery 3, with excellent documented royal provenance".
Published on Mar 25, 2023 12:29 PM IST
Vladimir Putin ally proposing banning ICC in Russia
Vladimir Putin News: Vyacheslav Volodin, an ally of Putin's, said that Russian legislation should be amended to prohibit any activity of the ICC in Russia.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 12:10 PM IST
Kate Middleton ‘not afraid’, ‘every inch businesswoman’: Royal expert
Kate Middleton News: The royal expert said, “Kate is mindful of the colors she wears and chooses them to match the tone of the event she is attending.”
Published on Mar 25, 2023 11:44 AM IST
US seeks no Iran dispute, Joe Biden says. Then explains
Biden says US won't seek conflict with Iran but will protect personnel firmly after attack in Syria blamed on Iran-affiliated groups. Biden recently met with Canada's PM to discuss their partnership roadmap.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 11:13 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi
Russia and Ukraine in UN crosshairs: Accused of prisoners' ‘summary executions’
UN expresses deep concern over the summary executions of prisoners by Russian and Ukrainian forces. The claims follow accusations of Russia killing a Ukrainian soldier in captivity.
Published on Mar 25, 2023 10:16 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi