US: Illinois shooting suspect charged with 7 murder counts, faces life sentence

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI/Sputink): The suspected gunman in a July 4 parade shooting in Illinois was charged with seven counts of first degree murder for allegedly carrying out the attack that left seven people dead, Lake County…

Immune response triggered by COVID-19 infection can damage brain

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): A study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) said the immune response triggered by COVID-19 infection can damage the brain's blood vessels and may lead to short- and long-term neurological symptoms.In a…

Pakistan: Imran Khan threatens to ‘reveal everything’ if harassment of his party workers continues

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday threatened to reveal the elements involved in the alleged "foreign conspiracy" that led to his exit from power, stating that it would harm the national interests.The…

Turkish president pledges to boost energy, defence cooperation with Italy

Ankara [Turkey], July 6 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to enhance economic cooperation with Italy, particularly in the fields of energy and defence.Erdogan made the remarks after he held the third intergovernmental meeting w...

Taliban’s policies keeping ‘sanctions in place’: US envoy

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): The US special envoy has said there is no reason that girls should not be in school in Afghanistan as she blamed the Taliban's "policies against the Afghan population" for the continuing sanctions…

UK PM names new Health Secretary, Finance Minister after Javid, Sunak resign

London [UK], July 6 (ANI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday named new UK Health Secretary and Finance Minister shortly after Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak tendered their resignation, media repor...

‘They may kill me’: Pakistan journalist arrested near Islamabad

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): Pakistan journalist Imran Riaz Khan was arrested on Tuesday on the outskirts of Islamabad, hours after he claimed that his life was under threat.Khan was heading to Islamabad when he was arrested in…

Mozambique govt to subsidize public transporters in Maputo

Maputo [Mozambique], July 6 (ANI/Xinhua): The Mozambican government announced Tuesday it will subsidize minibus operators who serve as the public transport providers in the city and province of Maputo, following a strike by the minibus drivers on Monda...

Slovenia’s new daily COVID-19 cases on steep climb

Ljubljana [Slovenia], July 6 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of new daily COVID-19 cases in Slovenia jumped to 1,815 on Monday from 283 on Sunday and was 47 per cent higher than a week ago when there were 1,234 new…

Blinken, Wang Yi to meet on sidelines of G20

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will meet with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali this week, the State Department said on Tuesday.Blinken will travel…

India has taken ‘right course’ on Ukraine conflict: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that India has taken the "right course" on the Ukraine conflict and the most urgent issue is to prevent hostilities from escalating to a…

Euro slumps to 20-year low against US dollar

Frankfurt [Germany], July 6 (ANI/Xinhua): The Euro on Tuesday slumped against the U.S. dollar, hitting a 20-year low of 1.029 dollars in the shadow of an economic recession in the euro zone.The common currency shared by 19 European…

‘Kaali’ poster row: Canadian museum regrets offence caused to Hindu community

Toronto [Canada], July 6 (ANI): The Toronto-based Aga Khan Museum, which landed in trouble for the inappropriate depiction of Hindu Gods, has expressed deep regret for "inadvertently causing offence" to members of the Hindu and other faiths.In a…

CEO of French aircraft engine maker SAFRAN Group calls on Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): A high-level delegation of French company Safran Group led by its CEO Olivier Andries called on Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Tuesday, said an official press release. Safran is…

Indian Naval Warship Satpura, P8I aircraft to take part in RIMPAC exercise

Hawaii [US], July 6 (ANI): Indian Naval Warship, INS Satpura and P8I LRMRASW aircraft will take part in one of the largest multilateral naval exercises, the Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC) at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii.The sea…

UK Finance Minister, Health Minister resign, land Boris Johnson govt in crisis

London [UK], July 5 (ANI): UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid resigned on Tuesday, landing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government in a crisis.In his resignation letter, Sunak said he was "sad to be…

US academic Vivek Wadhwa thanks Dalai Lama for his humanitarian efforts

Lhasa [Tibet], July 5 (ANI): Vivek Wadhwa an academic, entrepreneur, and author of five best-selling books thanked Dalai Lama for "all he does for humanity -- and for the inspiration he provides to all" on the occasion of…

Pakistan govt puts expensive cigarette brands in lower tax slab

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan government has quietly increased the threshold for higher duties on expensive cigarette brands to keep smoking affordable in the country.The government was charging an excise duty of Rs 5,200 per 1,000 cigar...

Bangladesh PM mulls area-based power cuts to save fuel

Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 5 (ANI): Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday that she was considering introducing area-based load shedding for a specific time in order to save fuel for power generation.As per Dhaka Tribune, the country…

Biden could lift tariffs on Chinese goods: Report

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): US President Joe Biden can lift the tariff on some Chinese imports in an effort to slow down the soaring rates of inflation.The Biden administration is wrapping up a mandatory review of tariffs…

Imran Khan’s former brother-in-law summoned by Pakistan’s anti-corruption body

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan's anti-corruption body summoned the brother of former first lady Bushra Bibi for illegally occupying government land in Depalpur, a city in Punjab province.The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) summoned Ah...

Biden blocks trade, investment in parts of Ukraine recognised as independent by Russia

Washington, February 22 US President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order blocking trade and investment in parts of Ukraine that have been recognised as independent by his Russian…

Top American CEOs appreciative of recent reform measures in India, Shringla says after their meetings with Modi

The Fact News Service Washington, September 24 Top American CEOs and business leaders during their meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here were appreciative of the recent reform measures in…

SpaceX launches world’s first all-civilian crew for 3-day space trip

The Fact News Service San Francisco, September 16 Inspiration4, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX, has launched its first all-civilian mission to orbit on Thursday. SpaceX’s charity-driven mission named…

Canadian political party leaders vie for votes in final debate

The Fact News Service Ottawa, September 11 The leaders of Canada’s main political parties took part in their final English-language televised debate, battling over who has the best vision for…

New ‘inclusive’ Afghanistan government to be announced soon: Taliban

The Fact News Service Kabul, September 6 The Taliban said that the new Afghanistan government is expected to be announced soon and it will be “an inclusive government.” “Now we…

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…