International

First-ever Maharana Pratap Jayanti celebrated in Toronto with a car rally


On May 11, 2024, for the first time in the history of Canada, a huge event was organized to mark the Maharana Pratap Jayanti with a car rally. Kshatriya Welfare Association Canada organized the Maharana Pratap Jayanti in Toronto, in which a car rally was held from Westwood Mall with 300 cars participating. The rally...

Imran Khan serving multiple terms gets bail in a graft case

Post Date: May 17, 2024

Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Wednesday granted imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan bail in a graft case. However, he won’t be released as he is serving multiple prison terms in other cases, his party spokesman and officials said. The still-popular Khan has more than 150 other lawsuits filed against him since his ouster in...

ICC T20 WC warm-up matches announced


New York: The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 warm-up match fixtures have been announced, scheduled from 27 May to 1 June across the USA and Trinidad and Tobago. The venues hosting the 16 warm-up matches ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 include Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium in Texas, Broward County Stadium...

Indian astronaut to go to ISS this year: Garcetti


New Delhi: An Indian astronaut is expected to reach the International Space Station (ISS) this year, US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti said in an interview in New Delhi. Garcetti said that the Indian government has also suggested the name of the astronaut who will fly to the ISS on an American mission. He did...

Iran’s Chabahar port will benefit entire region, says Jaishankar


Kolkata: A day after the United States warned of "potential risk of sanctions" after India inked a 10-year agreement for running the Chabahar Port in Iran, Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Wednesday emphasized that the project will benefit the entire region and people should not take a "narrow view" of it. The Long-Term Bilateral...

PM Modi marches on confidently as Indian election crosses halfway mark


- Fifth phase is the smallest in terms of the number of constituencies in the seven phase general election - A total of 379 seats across 23 States and Union Territories have voted in the first four phases of elections New Delhi: The ongoing Lok Sabha election in India is approaching its final phases, with voting...

Sadiq Khan wins London’s Mayoral election for record third time


Sadiq Khan has won a third term as London’s mayor, capping a round of local elections across England that confirmed the political supremacy of the Labour Party and spelt misery for Britain’s Conservative government. Khan won 43.7% of the vote, beating Conservative challenger Susan Hall by about 11 percentage points to extend his control of...

Dubai-based Indian-origin CEO urges students to choose foreign university with less Indians

Post Date: May 16, 2024

Dubai-based Indian-origin CEO’s suggestion to Indian students looking forward to studying in foreign universities has sparked a debate among X users. In her post, she advised the students to choose institutes with fewer Indian students, adding that a large community of students from the country comes with “toxic patterns.” “Any Indian student planning to move...

UK summons Chinese envoy over Hong Kong spying charges


London: The UK has summoned the Chinese ambassador and protested Beijing’s attempts to spy along with the “recent pattern” of “cyber attacks, reports of espionage links and issuing of bounties,” its foreign ministry said in a statement. “The summons followed Monday’s (May 13) announcement that three people have been charged with offenses under the National...