Biden signs measure aimed at targeting Captagon trade in Syria

Washington — Largely overlooked in the massive foreign aid package signed into law by U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday is a measure that targets the trafficking of a dangerous drug in Syria. The Illicit Captagon Trafficking ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
"Loot zindagi ke saath bhi, zindagi ke baad bhi": PM Modi targets Congress in election rallies; rakes up inheritance tax, religion-based quota

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], April 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted the Congress party as he held three public rallies on Wednesday across Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh and wrapped up the day with a mega show in ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
"He has torn up reforms like he had torn ordinance": Deve Gowda criticises Rahul Gandhi over Congress manifesto

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 24 (ANI): Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) supremo HD Deve Gowda has criticised the Congress party’s manifesto over claims that the party wants to carry out wealth redistribution in ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Russian Deputy Defence Minister Timur Ivanov detained for allegedly taking bribe

Moscow [Russia], April 24 (ANI): Russian Deputy Defence Minister Timur Ivanov, who was detained for allegedly taking a bribe, appeared in Moscow court on Wednesday, CNN reported, citing Russia’s Investigative Committee. Timur Iva ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Need to address inequities in access to malaria prevention services: WHO Regional Director Saima Wazed

New Delhi [India], April 24 (ANI): On the eve of World Malaria Day, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Saima Wazed said that there is a need to address the stark inequities that persist in access to malaria prevention, detect ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Israel deploys reserve brigades to Gaza Strip

Israel’s military said Wednesday it is deploying two reserve brigade divisions to the Gaza Strip, a move that comes as Israel prepares for a ground invasion in the southern city of Rafah. The military said the brigades would carr ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Surge in Indian stock market for the third consecutive session

New Delhi [India], April 24 (ANI): The Indian stock market opened with modest gain on Wednesday marking the third consecutive session in the upward gain. The markets gained after the reduced global tensions and strong corporate earn ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
"We’re going to continue to disrupt": US warns Pakistan of "potential risk of sanctions" for doing trade with Iran

Washington, DC [US], April 24 (ANI): The US on Tuesday (local time) warned Pakistan of "potential risk of sanctions," adding that they will continue to disrupt and take actions against proliferation networks considering business dea ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Nifty sees modest gain, Sensex inches higher; Market sentiment remains cautious amid global developmentsNifty sees modest gain, Sensex inches higher; market cautious amid global developments

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): The stock market closed in the green on Thursday as the NSE Nifty 50 index concluded the trading session with a modest gain of 0.11 per cent, closing at 22,361.65. Similarly, the BSE Sen ...

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Tuesday, 23 April 2024
India among Asian countries hit by heatwave in 2003: UN report

Geneva (Switzerland)/ Bangkok (Thailand), April 23 (ANI): Asia was among the world’s most disaster-hit region from weather, climate and water hazards in 2023, the United Nations said on Tuesday, with floods and storms the chief caus ...

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Tuesday, 23 April 2024
Russia has seized initiative in Ukraine conflict defense minister

Moscow’s forces have liberated several more settlements in Donbass, Sergey Shoigu has said Russian troops are firmly in control of the battlefield situation and are steadily pushing back Ukrainian forces, Defense Minister Sergey ...

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Tuesday, 23 April 2024
EU announces new Schengen visa rules with longer validity, easier access to Indian nationals

Brussels [Belgium], April 23 (ANI): The European Commission announced adoption of specific rules on the issuing of multiple entry visas to Indian nationals, which are more favourable than the standard rules of the Visa Code that app ...

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Tuesday, 23 April 2024