EAM Jaishankar to begin his visit to New Zealand, Australia from today

New Delhi [India], October 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will kickstart his official visit to New Zealand and Australia from Wednesday.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 06:31 IST

Abducted Indian-origin family in California: Officials located missing uncle's truck on fire

California [US], October 5 (ANI): The search for the Indian-origin family, who was abducted from California on Monday, is continued by the authorities after one missing victim's truck was found on fire in a rural area outside the Merced Country.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 06:18 IST

Keralotsavam celebrated in Saudi Arabia showcasing tourism, food and culture of Kerala

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], October 5 (ANI): Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia has celebrated "Keralolsavam" in Riyadh by displaying the tourism, commercial products, food and culture from the state of Kerala.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 06:15 IST

21-year-old deputy in Florida shot by friendly fire: Report

Florida [US], October 5 (ANI): A 21-year deputy was shot by friendly fire from deputies with whom he was serving a warrant in central Florida on Tuesday (local time), local media reported citing authorities.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 06:08 IST

Pakistan PM Shehbaz calls Imran Khan 'biggest liar on earth'

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 5 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has accused former premier Imran Khan of being the biggest liar on the face of the earth, alleging that the PTI chief has ruined the country's economy.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 05:09 IST

Biden, Kishida 'strongly' condemn North Korea missile test that overflew Japan

Washington [US], October 5 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and jointly condemned North Korea's test firing of a ballistic missile that overflew Japan.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 04:49 IST

Union Minister Piyush Goyal meets business delegation led by Swiss minister

New Delhi [India], October 5 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has met a business delegation led by Member of the Swiss Federal Council Guy Parmelin ahead of 75 years of the India-Switzerland Friendship Treaty.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 04:16 IST

Twitter confirms Elon Musk buyout offer

Washington [US], October 5 (ANI): Twitter on Tuesday (local time) confirmed that Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a letter saying he will go through the deal he signed early this year to buy the platform for USD 44 billion.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 03:28 IST

Committee comprising ISI, IB DGs formed to probe PM House audio leaks in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 5 (ANI): Amid the continued cases of audio leaks in Pakistan, a committee has been constituted, comprising federal ministers and heads of intelligence agencies, to oversee the investigation into the matter, local media reported.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 03:22 IST

After Imran, contempt cases against PML-N leaders should also be quashed: Maryam Nawaz

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 5 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz has demanded that the contempt cases against her party leaders should also be quashed as it was done in the case of PTI Chairman Imran Khan.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 02:29 IST

US: Former Northeastern University worker arrested, charged for staging hoax explosion

Washington [US], October 5 (ANI): A former Northeastern employee has been charged with staging a hoax explosion inside Holmes Hall on the university's Boston campus last month and providing false information to investigators, according to a statement issued by the Department of Justice on Tuesday (local media).

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 01:46 IST

Biden announces new USD 625 million military aid package for Ukraine in call with Zelenskyy

Washington [US], October 5 (ANI): Underscoring that the US will never recognize Russia's purported annexation of Ukrainian territory, US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) announced plans to provide an additional USD 625 million in military aid to Ukraine.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 00:43 IST

Pakistan defence sector continues to enjoy grants, subsidies despite economic crisis

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 5 (ANI): As Pakistan always cries for funding in the name of development and disaster management, the so-called defence sector of the country continues to enjoy grants, subsidies and loans despite the financial crunches.

Updated: Oct 05, 2022 00:11 IST

Moscow fines TikTok for refusing to remove LGBT propaganda

Moscow [Russia], October 4 (ANI): A Moscow court has slapped the Chinese video sharing app TikTok with a fine of USD 50,943 for refusing to remove LGBT propaganda.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 23:11 IST

China stuck in middle-income trap, distrust in its tech companies major cause

Beijing [China], October 4 (ANI): China's rights abuses and bad reputation of its tech companies have resulted in creating a negative business environment that is holding back China in the middle-income trap.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 23:08 IST

Elon Musk offers to proceed with Twitter buyout deal: Report

Washington [US], October 4 (ANI): In a surprise turn of events in the Twitter buyout saga, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly offered to proceed with his USD 44 billion purchase of the microblogging website.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 22:50 IST

India calls for urgent end to Iraq's political impasse

New York [US], October 4 (ANI): India on Tuesday called for an "urgent" end to the political deadlock in Iraq and urged parties to hold a peaceful dialogue for meeting people's aspirations and hopes to secure a safe and prosperous future for them.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 22:33 IST

Gloria Gangte appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Malta

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): Senior IFS officer Gloria Gangte has been appointed as the Indian High Commissioner to Malta, the MEA informed on Tuesday.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 22:17 IST

UN launches USD 816 million appeal for Pakistan flood aid

Geneva [Switzerland], October 4 (ANI): The United Nations on Tuesday launched the revised flash appeal of USD 816 million to respond to the needs of people affected by climate-induced floods in Pakistan.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 21:16 IST

Historic MoU signed to launch India's Rupay debit card in Oman

Muscat [Oman], October 4 (ANI): National Payments Corporation of India and Central Bank Of Oman on Tuesday signed a historic MoU to launch the Rupay debit card in Oman, paving the way for a new era of financial connectivity.

Updated: Oct 04, 2022 20:49 IST