Israel Embassy blast: NIA re-registers case, intensifies probe

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has re-registered a case in the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near Israel Embassy near Jindal House on APJ Abdul Kalam Road here on January…

Afghan President Ghani blames ‘abrupt’ US withdrawal for deteriorating security

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday blamed the country's deteriorating security on the US deciding "abruptly" to withdraw its troops."The reason for our current situation is that the decision was taken abru...

COVID-19 cases rising in Sri Lanka, says WHO

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Health Organization (WHO) in Sri Lanka said that COVID-19 cases were rising globally including in Sri Lanka as the country had noted a rise in infected patients in recent weeks,…

Death toll from floods in China’s Henan rises to 302

Zhengzhou [China], August 2 (ANI): The death toll from floods in central China's Henan Province has risen to 302 on Monday.The update on the death toll due to torrential rains was confirmed by the information office of the…

Union Health Minister meets Indian envoy to US, discusses healthcare

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met with the Indian ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu and discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations in healthcare between New Delhi and Washington. Takin...

Manpreet Vohra appointed as next High Commissioner to Nauru

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Manpreet Vohra, presently High Commissioner of India to Australia, has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to Nauru, with residence in Canberra, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)…

Indian soldiers arrive in Russia for Indra-2021 drills

Volgograd [Russia], August 2 (ANI): Indian soldiers have arrived in Russia for the Indra-2021 drills in the Volgograd Region, the Indian Army informed on Monday.The contingent received a warm welcome from the Russian Military Band upon arrival."Exercis...

COVID-19: Outpatient care in China’s Nanjing suspended due to new outbreak

Beijing [China], August 2 (ANI): Hospitals in Nanjing city of the coastal Chinese province Jiangsu has suspended outpatient appointments as the country is facing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.As many as 11 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in…

Afghan forces thwart Taliban’s attempt to storm prison in Helmand, 38 terrorists killed

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): The Afghan government forces have killed 38 members of the Taliban when they attempted to storm a prison in the southwestern city of Lashkargah in Helmand province, the Afghan defense ministry informed on…

Pak objects to former Canadian minister’s remark highlighting its Taliban ties

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Pakistan has objected to remarks made by former Canadian minister Chris Alexander, highlighting the South Asian country's support to the Taliban in the ongoing Afghan conflict.Alexander on Sunday highlighted the Ta...

Samsung holds 18pc of smartphones market share in Q2, ranks world’s No.1 in shipments

Seoul [South Korea], August 2 (ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics' smartphone shipments ranked first in the world in the second quarter of this year, following the first quarter.According to the global market research firm Counterpoint on the 30...

Four arrested scribes in cahoots with Taliban, met ISI officials: Afghan agency

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Four Afghan journalists who were arrested in southern Kandahar province this week, were "collaborating" with the Taliban, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Sunday.The scribes who claimed to be worki...

Tokyo Olympics: Australian envoy congratulates Indian women’s hockey team on entering semis

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Barry O'Farrell on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team after it went through to the Olympics semi-finals.Indian women's hockey team today created history as they...

Pakistan records 4,858 new COVID-19 cases as virus surge continues

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Pakistan has again registered a spike in COVID-19 cases as the country recorded 4,858 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, local media reported on Monday.The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC)…

North slams US-South Korea military drills, casts doubt on North-South summit

Pyongyang [North Korea], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday night urged South Korea to cancel its regular joint military exercises with the United States and said a North-South leader-level summit remains ...

Will not recognize Taliban if they gain power in Afghanistan by force: EU envoy

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Amid the unrelenting violence in Afghanistan by the Taliban, European Union has reiterated that if the terrorist group rise to power by force, the European Union and other countries will not recognize their…

Pashtuns organise rally against Pakistan in New York

New York [US], August 2 (ANI): Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) held a rally against the illegal detention of Ali Wazir and Pakistan's proxy war in Afghanistan. Ali Wazir is one of the sane voices of human rights and…

Pressure is increasing on Israel to explain its relationship with Pegasus spyware

Nicosia [Cyprus], August 2 (ANI): Diplomatic pressure is increasing on the state of Israel to give convincing explanations on the nature of its relationship with the NSO Pegasus spyware system, following the revelations of an international investigativ...

As President of UNSC, India will back initiatives that bring peace, stability in Afghanistan, says TS Tirumurti

New York [US], August 2 (ANI): India will always be a supporter of initiatives that can bring peace and stability in Afghanistan, said Ambassador of India to United Nations, TS Tirumurti while laying out the Afghanistan policy perspective…

Singapore Airlines sees path to recovery as Singapore mulls reopening to international travel

Singapore, August 2 (ANI): Last week, Singapore Airlines (SIA) reported a dramatically narrower net loss of SGD 409 million (USD 302 million) in its first-quarter results for the financial year 2021/22.This is an improvement of 63.6 per cent…

Extreme weather renews focus on climate change as scientists update forecasts

July 26 As scientists gather online to finalise a long-awaited update on global climate research, recent extreme weather events across the globe highlight the need for more research on how…

Climate change to bring more intense storms across Europe

The Fact News Service London, July 18 Climate change is driving a large increase in intense, slow-moving storms, a new study has found. Investigating how climate affects intense rainstorms across…

Europe floods: Death toll tops 150 as water recedes

The Fact News Service Berlin, July 17 The death toll from disastrous flooding in Western Europe rose above 150 on Saturday as rescue workers toiled to clear up the devastation…

North Korea: Food situation ‘tense’ due to pandemic, typhoon

The Fact News Service North Korea, June 16 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for measures to tackle the country’s “tense” food situation as a result of the…

30 killed, over 50 injured as 2 passenger trains collide in Pakistan’s Sindh

The Fact News Service Karachi, June 7 Two passenger trains collided in Pakistan’s southern Sindh Province early Monday morning, killing at least 30 people and injuring 50 others, according to…

US provided over $500 million in Covid-19 assistance to India- White House

The Fact News Service Washington DC, May 21 The United States has so far provided more than 500 million dollars in Covid-19 assistance to India. The White House said it…

32 killed, 91 injured as two trains collide in central Egypt

Cairo, March 26 At least 32 people were killed and 91 injured when two trains collided in central Egypt on Friday, health ministry officials said. “Unknown individuals” triggered the emergency…

Pak PM Imran Khan tests COVID-19 positive two days after getting Chinese vaccine

Lahore, March 20 Two days after taking the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for the virus. This was confirmed by the Faisal Sultan, who…

US Capitol violence: 4 killed as Pro Trump Mob clashes with police in bid to overturn election

The Fact News Service Washington, January 7 Four people died, including one woman who was shot by a police officer, amid protests and rioting on Capitol Hill by supporters of…

Russia develops “First” coronavirus vaccine, claims President Vladimir Putin

The Fact News Service, August 11 The first vaccine, offering “sustainable immunity” against coronavirus has been developed in Russia, President Vladimir Putin reportedly said on Tuesday. During a televised conference…

5 Companies that own more brands than you think!

The Fact News (Manik Berry) Every day, we come in contact with hundreds of brands, providing thousands of alternatives for the products we use. However, we never think where all…