Saturday, July 13, 2024


Iran's Pezeshkian rejects U.S. pressure, praises Russia, China

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States should realise that Iran will not respond to pressure, President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian said in a statement published on Saturday, in which he also highlighted his

Ecuador court sentences five people for up to 34 years in candidate murder

By Alexandra Valencia QUITO (Reuters) -A court in Ecuador on Friday handed down prison sentences of 12 years and 34 years for five people found guilty of murdering presidential candidate Fernando

Pakistan imposes ban on wheat import, flour export

Islamabad , July 13 (ANI): The Pakistani government has taken steps to regulate the country's wheat market by banning the import of wheat and...

North Korea denounces declaration at NATO summit, KCNA says

SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea "most strongly denounces" the declaration at the recent NATO summit, KCNA said on Saturday, citing the country's foreign ministry spokesperson. Leaders of NATO countries

UAE names street after Indian-origin doctor for his 60-year contribution to healthcare

Abu Dhabi , July 13 (ANI): A street in Abu Dhabi has been named in honour of Dr George Matthew, a UAE citizen of...

Six killed, 13 hurt in Russian attacks on Ukraine's Donetsk region, officials say

(Reuters) -Russian attacks killed at least six people and injured 13 in Ukraine's eastern frontline Donetsk region on Friday, regional prosecutors said. A Russian missile landed near an administrative

Rescuers say they find dozens of bodies after Israelis scale back Gaza City fight with Hamas

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dawoud Abu Alkas CAIRO/GAZA (Reuters) -Israeli forces pulled back from parts of Gaza City overnight, after a fierce, week-long offensive that met with Hamas resistance,

Nearly a million homes, businesses in Texas still without power after Hurricane Beryl

By Arathy Somasekhar HOUSTON (Reuters) -Nearly a million homes and businesses in Texas remained without power on Friday, five days after Hurricane Beryl made landfall with fierce winds and rain that

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla engages in bilateral meetings at 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum

Saint Petersburg , July 13 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, who is leading an Indian Parliamentary Delegation to the 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum...

SpaceX's Falcon 9 grounded after failure dooms batch of Starlink satellites

By Joey Roulette and Akash Sriram WASHINGTON (Reuters) -SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket was grounded by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday after one broke apart in space and

On Camera

Zomato has become the brand ambassador for food cheating between couples

Zomato’s new ‘order delete’ feature is teaching young people to pull off a nearly perfect lie in front of their parents and handing spouses the perfect weapon for food infidelity.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.