Category: World

North Korea apologizes over shooting death of South Korean amid public backlash

North Korea expressed regret on Friday that it shot dead a missing South Korean to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South’s national security adviser said, amid growing political and public backlash. North Korea’s United Front Department, in charge of cross-border ties, sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s office a day after Seoul officials said North Korean soldiers […]

What Changes In World’s 1st Biggest Election Amid Pandemic

Bihar Polls: First major election to be held in the middle of the worldwide coronavirus crisis. New Delhi: The Bihar election next month will be the biggest voting exercise in the world to be held in the time of coronavirus. The Election Commission announced a series of steps to protect against infection during campaigning and […]

Shaheen Bagh Bilkis Dadi On TIME List Of 100 Most Influential People of 2020

Bilkis Dadi became the face of anti-CAA protests. New Delhi: Bilkis Dadi from Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, who is on TIME magazine’s list of 100 “Most Influential People of 2020”, has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “my son” and she would meet be happy to meet him, if invited. The 82-year-old woman became the […]

Rakul Preet Singh Questioned By NCB In Drugs Probe Linked To Sushant Singh Rajput Case

Rakul Preet Singh arrives at NCB office to join probe in drug case related to Sushant Rajput case. Mumbai: Actor Rakul Preet Singh today reached the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office in South Mumbai to record her statement in connection with the agency’s probe into the alleged Bollywood-drugs nexus. Actor Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash has […]

PM Modi’s “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” Important Initiative: IMF

PM Modi has said for India will play a more important part in the global economy. (File) Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for an “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India) is an important initiative, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday. “The economic package under this self-reliant India initiative, which was announced in the aftermath […]

Mongolia’s most eligible eagle hunter

(CNN) — “Look over there. See that man coming this way?” asks Timur. “He’s so good looking.” Galloping towards us on a stout Mongolian steed is the nomad’s version of Brad Pitt returning home in “Legends of the Fall.” Bundled inside a pinto jacket above richly embroidered trousers, he certainly catches the eye. A fox […]

China says US has ‘created enough troubles for the world’ as UN spat continues

US Representative to the UN Kelly Craft criticized China over what she said was a “decision to hide the origins of this virus, minimize its danger, and suppress scientific cooperation.” Craft claimed Beijing’s actions “transformed a local epidemic into a global pandemic.” China’s Zhang Jun swiftly rejected Craft’s characterization of events. “I must say, enough […]

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