Historic moment: Indian PM Modi and British PM come face to face for first time

Historic moment: Indian PM Modi and British PM come face to face for first time

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak met for the first time at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia. Before the start of the summit, Prime Minister Modi met with recently appointed British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak after meeting US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron. Britain’s […]

Nine Indians among 10 killed in huge Maldives fire

Nine Indians among 10 killed in huge Maldives fire

MALE: Ten people have reportedly died in a fire in a building where foreign workers live in Male, the capital of the Maldives. Maldivian authorities said ten bodies were found on the top floor of the building. Security officials said nine Indians and one Bangladeshi are among the dead. It is reported that the fire […]

Six killed as 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in and around Delhi

Six killed as 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in and around Delhi

KATHMANDU: An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit Nepal Wednesday morning, killing six people. Six were found dead after a house collapsed from the quake in Doti of Nepal.The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) had earlier pegged the earthquake at a magnitude of 5.6.The quake was centered about 158 km (98 miles) northeast of Pilibhit, a city […]

Rishi Sunak takes charge as UK’s first Indian-origin PM after meeting King Charles

Rishi Sunak takes charge as UK’s first Indian-origin PM after meeting King Charles

London: Rishi Sunak has formally taken charge as Britain’s first Indian-origin Prime Minister after an audience with King Charles III on Tuesday, a day after he was elected the new leader of the Conservative Party in a historic leadership run. Outgoing Prime Minister Liz Truss chaired her final Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on […]

2022 Nobel peace prize awarded to Ales Bialiatski, Russia’s Memorial and Ukraine’s Center for Civil Liberties

2022 Nobel peace prize awarded to Ales Bialiatski, Russia’s Memorial and Ukraine’s Center for Civil Liberties

STOCKHOLM: The 2022 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organization Center for Civil Liberties. “BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2022 #NobelPeacePrize to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian […]

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral service begins at Westminister Abbey

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral service begins at Westminister Abbey

LONDON: The funeral service to remember Queen Elizabeth II has begun at Westminister Abbey. King Charles, his sons William and Harry and other senior royals led a solemn procession behind Queen Elizabeth’s coffin from Westminister Hall to the abbey.Several world leaders, including US President Donal Trump, are present at the abbey. Six former British prime […]

Liz Truss elected UK PM

Liz Truss elected UK PM

Liz Truss was named as the UK’s next prime minister today, winning an internal leadership contest of the ruling Conservative party at a time when the country faces a cost of living crisis, industrial unrest and a recession. She beat her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, by 81,326 votes to 60,399, after a summer-long […]