Centre undertakes Project Cheetah to re-establish endangered species in its historical range in India

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Under the ambitious project of the Indian government - Project Cheetah - the reintroduction of wild species particularly cheetah is being undertaken as per the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) guidelines, said an official statement on Wednesday.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 21:58 IST

Jaishankar meets Thailand PM, conveys greetings of PM Modi

Bangkok [Thailand], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday called on Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and conveyed personal greetings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 20:38 IST

Protest continues in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over targeted killings by Pak Army

North Waziristan [Pakistan], August 17 (ANI): People of North Waziristan have been protesting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province against the targeted killings, inhuman treatment and lawlessness in the area.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 19:13 IST

"Obviously of interest to us": Jaishankar on China spy vessel docking in Sri Lanka

Bangkok [Thailand], August 17 (ANI): Commenting on Chinese spy vessel Yuan Wang-5 docking in Sri Lanka, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that any developments which have a bearing on India's security are "obviously of an interest to us".

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 18:29 IST

Cabinet nod to India-France contract to support ITF activities in Indian transport sector

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the signing of a contract between India and France to support International Transport Forum (ITF) activities in the Indian transport sector.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 17:51 IST

Fire breaks out under railway arches in Union Street in London

London [UK], August 17 (ANI): A fire was broked out under the railway arches on Union Street in Southwark on Wednesday morning, according to London Fire Brigade.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 16:30 IST

Taiwan's chipmaking giant TSMC discusses US investments with visiting congressional delegation

Taipei [Taiwan], August 17 (ANI): At a time of heightened cross-strait tensions and semiconductor chip shortage, Taiwan's TSMC on Tuesday discussed US investments with visiting congressional delegation.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 16:02 IST

South Asian Media body expresses concern over attack, restrictions on Afghan media

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 17 (ANI): The South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) in its report has raised concerns over the deteriorating situation of media organizations in Afghanistan since the Taliban took control and criticised attacks and harsh restrictions imposed on them.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:55 IST

Taiwan slams China's military drills, says it undermines regional stability

Taipei [Taiwan], August 17 (ANI): Taiwan on Tuesday condemned China's renewed military drills saying that it undermined regional stability and interfere with important shipping routes in the region.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:50 IST

Gurdeep Singh Randhawa elected as 1st representative of Indian community in Germany

Berlin [Germany], August 17 (ANI): Gurdeep Singh Randhawa has been elected as the first representative of the Indian community in Germany on Wednesday.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:49 IST

US Delegation visits Serum Institute of India in Pune, discusses cooperation on health issues

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], August 17 (ANI): Highlighting 75 years of the US-India bilateral relationship and their cooperation on health issues, a US delegation visited the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune today and noted the critical role played by US-India cooperation in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and other global health challenges.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:44 IST

78 pc Taiwanese not afraid of Chinese military drills: Survey

Taipei [Taiwan], August 17 (ANI): An opinion poll on Tuesday revealed that 78 per cent of Taiwanese are not afraid of Chinese military drills.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:36 IST

North Korea fires 2 cruise missiles ahead of military drills between US-Seoul

Seoul [South Korea], August 17 (ANI): North Korea fired two cruise missiles in the wee hours of Wednesday, CNN reported citing the Seoul Defense Ministry officials.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:34 IST

Why Blame China for lending money to the needy

London [UK], August 17 (ANI): Whether the World Bank (WB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the United States of America, (USA) like it or not, today China is the world's largest official creditor. Beijing is walking the distance where needed donning the mantle of the Modern-Day Good Samaritan.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 15:10 IST

Trio of UN Chief, Erdogan, Zelenskyy to visit Black Sea port of Odesa

Kyiv [Ukraine], August 17 (ANI): The trio of United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Gutteres, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy are set to visit the Black Sea Port of Odesa on Friday to discuss the grain shipment deal.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 14:22 IST

PM Modi, French President Macron discuss Ukraine conflict and its destabilizing consequences for world

Paris [France], August 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday discussed Ukraine conflict with French President Emmanuel Macron in a telephonic conversation.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 14:21 IST

Leadership test lies ahead for Xi Jinping amid Taiwan tensions, CPC Congress

Singapore, August 17 (ANI): The leadership skills of Chinese President Xi Jinping will be put to test ahead of the 20th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), scheduled for 2022 end and rising tensions with Taiwan in the aftermath of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visit to the self-governed island.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 13:54 IST

Domestic violence: China's hidden epidemic

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): The surge in domestic violence in China clearly shows the ineffectiveness of its anti-domestic violence law in the country.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 13:02 IST

Taliban urges international community to cooperate with their leadership

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 17 (ANI): As the Taliban completed a year of rule in Afghanistan, acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi urged the world leaders as well as the international community to recognise the government and cooperate with the Taliban leadership.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 12:57 IST

Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy lays wreath at National War Memorial

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy, Admiral Tan Sri Mohd Reza Mohd Sany paid his respects to the fallen soldiers while laying a wreath at the National War Memorial in New Delhi today.

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 12:40 IST