Our response will be strong, fast, accurate: Israeli PM Netanyahu on Jerusalem synagogue terror attack

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday in a statement extended condolences to the families of those killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack that took place on Friday and claimed atleast 8 lives. He said that Israel's response to the heinous attack will be will be strong, fast and accurate.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 04:17 IST

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 strikes Iran, kills 2

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale hit the city of Khoy in Iran on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 03:05 IST

Prez Ibrahim Solih wins Maldivian Democratic Party presidential primary, gets ticket

Maldivian President Ibrahim Solih won the presidential primary elections of the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)'s on Saturday, reported avas.mv.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 02:40 IST

Protests sweep across Afghanistan over burning of Quran in Sweden, Netherlands

Widespread protests swept Afghanistan after Holy Quran was desecrated in parts of Europe like Sweden and the Netherlands. Numerous people condemned the action as they gathered in Kabul and called it against human and Islamic laws, TOLOnews reported on Saturday.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 02:17 IST

Mass shooting in Los Angeles: 3 dead, 4 wounded

Three people were killed and four were injured in a mass shooting on Saturday morning in an upscale neighbourhood in the Benedict Canyon area in Los Angeles, a US-based local daily reported.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 01:42 IST

ISIS-K steps up threats and attacks on Chinese projects in Afghanistan

China's investment in Taliban ruled Afghanistan have been targeted by ISIS-K and other terrorist organisation.

Updated: Jan 29, 2023 00:19 IST

"India's strategic culture has to be based on Indian epics..." Jaishankar explains diplomacy

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday highlighted the importance of the great epics, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana while explaining diplomacy.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 23:52 IST

UN General Assembly President Korosi to arrive in India on Sunday

President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Csaba Korosi will arrive in India on Sunday, during which he will hold discussions with External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on key multilateral and regional issues of mutual interest.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 23:43 IST

Pakistan: PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry sent to 2 day physical remand

Fawad is facing sedition charges for publicly "threatening" the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a media talk -- was arrested from his Lahore residence on Wednesday after a case was registered against him at the Kohsar Police Station, reported Geo News.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 23:23 IST

Foreign newspapers use adjectives like "Hindu nationalist" government for us: Jaishankar

"If you read foreign newspapers, they use words like Hindu Nationalist Government. In America or Europe, they won't say Christian Nationalist... these adjectives are reserved for us. They don't understand that this country is ready to do more with the world and not less with the world," said Jaishankar.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 23:02 IST

Just as Pandavas could not choose their relatives, India can't choose its neighbours: Jaishankar on Pakistan

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that just as the Pandavas could not choose their relatives, India cannot choose its geographical neighbours.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 22:14 IST

New Zealand PM visits flood-hit Auckland, clean-up begins

New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins visited Auckland following the catastrophic floods that affected much of the region, Radio New Zealand (RNZ) reported.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 21:29 IST

Indo-German parliamentary group to visit India from Jan 28 to Feb 4

In addition to bilateral relations and geopolitical issues, the content should also deal with energy supply, the economic and social situation and the position of minorities, especially religious minorities.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 21:11 IST

Pakistan: PPP to sue Imran Khan over allegations against Asif Ali Zardari

Speaking to reporters, PPP leaders Farhatullah Babar, Nayyar Bukhari, and Qamar Zaman Kaira criticised Imran Khan over his allegations against Zardari.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 20:45 IST

"Technical matter..." Jaishankar on Indus Waters Treaty

The objective of the notice for modification is to provide Pakistan with an opportunity to enter into intergovernmental negotiations within 90 days to rectify the material breach of the IWT. This process would also update IWT to incorporate the lessons learned over the last 62 years.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 20:16 IST

Flight operations resume at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport

As per National Data Center, it was due to the high traffic that originated from outside Nepal. An investigation is underway.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 18:03 IST

Gilgit-Baltistan reels under the mismanagement by Pakistan

Gilgit-Baltistan is currently in a serious financial crisis and seeking the release of funds from the federal government.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 17:28 IST

Britain to continue to educate people on the "brutal genocide" of Kashmiri Pandits: UK MP Bob Blackman

Conservative Member of Parliament for Harrow East, Bob Blackman on Saturday vowed to educate people on the brutal genocide and the atrocities on Kashmiri Pandits that forced them to flee their homes in 1990.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 17:25 IST

Altaf Hussain-led MQM's properties case: Judge to release detailed judgment in coming weeks

The trial opened at the end of November last year and saw the MQM supremo Altaf Hussain come face-to-face with ex-loyalists now with MQM-Pakistan which was created by the military establishment after August 22. The ex-loyalists are now laying claim to seven properties worth about 10 million pounds.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 16:59 IST

Pak govt withdraws security of Imran Khan

The security has been withdrawn when Imran Khan is accusing the former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari of hatching a conspiracy to assassinate him by giving a contract to a terrorist outfit, Express Tribune newspaper reported.

Updated: Jan 28, 2023 16:55 IST

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