Indian Air Force reaches Australia to participate in Exercise Pitch Black 2022

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): An Indian Air Force contingent on Friday reached Australia's Darwin to participate in Exercise Pitch Black 2022, hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 20:41 IST

INS Tarkash participates in maritime exercise with Brazilian Navy

Rio De Janeiro [Brazil], August 19 (ANI): Indian Naval Ship Tarkash which is deployed to Brazil participated in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with the Brazilian Navy which included operations such as cross-deck landing, replenishment at sea (RAS) approaches and other tactical manoeuvres.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 20:40 IST

Kids Engineer 2022 in Yokohama

Yokohama [Japan], August 19 (ANI): These are little car models which have been developed by little kids. This scene was witnessed at the "Kids Engineer 2022" which was recently held in Yokohama, Japan, where children learned about engineering cars.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 20:19 IST

Pakistan records highest ever weekly inflation of 42.3 pc

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday stated that the inflation measured by the Sensitive Price Index (SPI) rose sharply in the previous week climbing to a record 42.3 per cent year-on-year basis in August.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 20:00 IST

Digital sewage monitoring system in Japan

Tokyo [Japan], August 19 (ANI): Excavators and drain pipes are the latest inventions in sewerage machinery. Japan's sewerage industry is facing to turning point at the Japanese company DX, which is incorporating digital technology.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 19:58 IST

Arrested PTI leader Gill tortured, subjected to sexual abuse: Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, while sharing a video on his social media handle, claimed that his close aid Shahbaz Gill who was arrested on sedition charges was tortured mentally and physically including being subjected to sexual abuse.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 19:55 IST

Islamabad court orders health authorities to shift PTI leader Shahbaz Gill to PIMS, conduct another health reassessment

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): Islamabad court on Friday ordered a health reassessment of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's close aide Shahbaz Gill while announcing the verdict on a plea seeking eight days of physical remand of Gill who was presented before the court earlier in the day in a sedition case filed against him.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 19:54 IST

Om Birla to lead Indian Parliamentary delegation at 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conf in Canada

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): An Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will be attending the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference scheduled to be held in Halifax, Canada from August 20 to 26, 2022.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 19:38 IST

US business group in Taiwan see limited impact from China's military drill: Survey

Taipei [Taiwan], August 19 (ANI): In a recent survey by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan has revealed that the Chinese military drills around the island have not made any significant impact but have highlighted the concerns.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 19:08 IST

US introduces bill to ban Chinese investment in agribusiness

Washington [US], August 19 (ANI): After the Chinese company bought the farmland near an Air Force base in North Dakota, US Senator on Wednesday introduced legislation in the Senate to "blacklist China" from investing in, purchasing or otherwise acquiring land or businesses involved in agriculture.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 18:57 IST

Pakistan: Thousands of passengers stranded near Fort Monroe after 3 main highways closed due to floods

Balochistan [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): Thousands of passengers have been left stranded near Fort Monroe at Dera Ghazi Khan, which connects Punjab with Balochistan, after three main highways connecting Balochistan to the rest of Pakistan were closed due to damage during the recent floods and heavy rainfall.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 18:31 IST

MoS Lekhi meets Icelandic Parliament Speaker, discusses parliamentary cooperation

Reykjavik [Iceland], August 19 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi, who arrived in Iceland on an official visit, met with Birgir Armannsson, Speaker of the Icelandic Parliament and discussed parliamentary cooperation between the two nations.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 18:29 IST

Arrest warrant issued against 12 PML-N leaders in Punjab Assembly elections violence case

Lahore [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): A Lahore court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against 12 PML-N leaders including Pakistan Prime Minister's special assistant Attaullah Tarar, in relation to the ruckus created at the Punjab Assembly election, earlier this year in April, local media reported.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 18:15 IST

In name of 'ethnic unity,' China carries out forced labour in Tibet: Reports

Beijing [China], August 19 (ANI): China, under the garb of propagating "ethnic unity", is seeking to integrate the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) into the development narrative and carry out forced labour in the region, media reports said.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 17:59 IST

New York City: Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalised for second time in two weeks

New York City [US], August 19 (ANI): A statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside a temple in New York City has been destroyed by six men in a second attack on the memorial within two weeks.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 17:43 IST

Jaishankar interacts with Latin American, Caribbean countries envoys ahead of visit to region

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met with the Ambassadors from Latin American and Caribbean countries in New Delhi ahead of his visit to the region.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 17:31 IST

Pakistan: FIA to send another notice to Imran Khan on party's foreign funding case

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is in trouble as the country's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is sending another notice to him on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf 's (PTI) foreign funding case, media reports said citing sources.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 17:07 IST

Pakistan: Journalists Union announces sit-in outside Parliament, demands restoration of ARY News

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19 (ANI): To protest against the suspension of the transmission of Pakistan's TV channel ARY News, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has announced sit-in outside Parliament House, media reports said.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 16:26 IST

Australia to provide additional USD 25 million assistance to Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 19 (ANI): Australia will provide an additional USD 25 million in Official Development assistance to help Sri Lanka meet urgent food and healthcare needs, an official statement from the Australian Foreign Ministry said.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 16:04 IST

Devotees throng Krishna Temple in Nepal on Janmashtami

Lalitpur [Nepal], August 19 (ANI): Devotees dressed as Lord Krishna thronged a temple in Patan Durbar Square, Nepal in the wee hours of Friday.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 15:56 IST