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Japan extends strong support to India on Ladakh

New Delhi:In a strong show of support for India, Japan hit out at China, saying that it opposes any unilateral attempts to change the status quo alon...

Joe Biden: If elected, will revoke H1-B visa suspension

Washington: Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S vice president Joe Biden has said that he will lift the temporary suspension on H-1B vis...

Russian voters agree to extend Putin's rule to 2036

Moscow: A majority of voters approved changes to Russia’s constitution that would allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, but ...

India to ban Chinese companies from highway projects

New Delhi: India will not allow Chinese companies to participate in highway projects, including those through joint ventures, Union Minister Nitin Ga...

Indian newspapers, websites not accessible in China

Beijing: While Indian newspapers and TV channels continue to pick up reports about the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) from Chinese Communist pr...

New Zealand cancels 2021 APEC summit, will lead it virtually

Wellington: New Zealand canceled its plans to host a major meeting of U.S and Asian leaders next year because of the coronavirus, opting instead to l...

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Beijing: The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign t...

WHO announces new worldwide daily coronavirus record

Geneva: The World Health Organisation has announced another daily record in the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases across the world - topping ...

U.S health officials estimate 20 mn Americans have had virus

Washington: U.S officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, mea...

U.S sees coronavirus resurgence

Houston: Hospital administrators and health experts warned desperately on Wednesday that parts of the U.S are on the verge of becoming overwhelmed by...

WikiLeaks founder Assange faces new indictment in U.S

Washington: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia who could provide his anti-secrecy website w...

UAE restricts Air India from carrying passengers on Vande Bharat flights

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates has restricted Air India from carrying any passengers, whether UAE nationals or non-UAE nationals, from India on ...

111 deaths in a day as SA hits another grim Covid-19 milestone

Johannesburg: Just a day after the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases breached the 100,000 mark in SA, the Health ministry confirmed that another mil...

Kim suspended military retaliation against South Korea

Seoul: North Korea said leader Kim Jong-un suspended a planned military retaliation against South Korea, possibly slowing the pressure campaign it ha...

Indian, Chinese troops agree to disengage from friction points in Ladakh

New Delhi: Indian and Chinese armies have arrived at a consensus to 'disengage' from all friction points in eastern Ladakh at a marathon meeting of t...

Trump signs order to suspend H-1B, L-1 visas till Dec

Washington: U.S President Donald Trump suspended H-1B, L and other temporary work permits, which he said is aimed at protecting local workers who are...

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to hold 'very limited' Hajj

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has announced it will hold a 'very limited' Hajj due to the coronavirus pandemic, with people already living in the kingdom allow...

U.S accuses Indian charter flights of 'unfair practices'

Washington: The U.S government restricted charter flights from India, accusing that nation of 'unfair and discriminatory practices' by violating a tr...

Mukesh Ambani joins club of world's 10 richest people

Mumbai: Asia's richest man has entered a new league of wealth. The net worth of Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd., has jumped to $6...

WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

Geneva: The World Health Organization reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in t...

Scheduled international Flights suspended till July 31

New Delhi: The aviation regulator DGCA said it was extending the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country till July 31 ...

Kerala records highest single day spike of 211 COVID-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded the highest-ever single day spike of 211 coronavirus cases in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Me...

COVID-19: Strict regulations in Kochi

Govt reduces cost of COVID-19 test

Strict restrictions to be imposed in T'puram