Biden Urges Netanyahu To Protect Civilians As Gaza Deaths Mount

Washington:  Israel must protect innocent Gaza residents by distinguishing between Hamas militants and civilians, the White House warned Sunday, as world leaders stepped up calls for desperately needed humanitarian aid to reach the war-torn Palestinian territory. Israel has intensified its air and ground operations against Hamas in Gaza following a bloody attack by the Palestinian … Read more

PM Modi meets French counterpart Elisabeth Borne

Paris . Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met French counterpart Elisabeth Borne here and discussed issues of bilateral and mutual interests. Modi, who landed here earlier in the day, was received by Prime Minister Borne at the airport in a special gesture. The Prime Minister is here on a two-day visit during which he … Read more

The World’s Most Dangerous Flower: A Decade in Bloom with Far-Reaching Bacterial Spread

Nature has gifted us with an astonishing variety of flora and fauna, ranging from the breathtakingly beautiful to the incredibly deadly. In this realm of captivating contradictions, one flower stands out as both mesmerizing and perilous: the world’s most dangerous flower. With a unique blooming cycle of once every ten years, this enigmatic plant captures … Read more

Rajnath holds talks with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin

New Delhi : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held wide-ranging talks with his American counterpart Lloyd Austin focusing on various key aspects of India-US defence ties and the regional security scenario including in the Indo-Pacific. The US Defence Secretary arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a two-day tour that comes over two weeks … Read more

People of India are going to defeat BJP: Rahul Gandhi

New York : Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said after the Karnataka election victory his party will “decimate” the BJP in Telangana and other state polls, emphasising that it is not just the Congress party but the people of India who are going to defeat its hate-filled ideology. “We have shown in Karnataka that we … Read more

Biden says he is heartbroken by train crash in India

Washington : US President Joe Biden on Saturday said he is heartbroken by the tragic news of a train crash in India that has killed nearly 300 people. The crash in Odisha’s Balasore district involving three trains is one of the worst rail accidents in India in nearly three decades. At least 288 people are … Read more

Al Ain Zoo celebrates World Migratory Bird Day

Abu Dhabi : Al Ain Zoo celebrates World Migratory Bird Day,observed on the second weekend of May each year, as part of its efforts to preserve biodiversity and ecology.113 wild birds were spotted at the Zoo, including residentand, migrant birds according to research conducted by the Zoo in 2022. Highlights of the Zoo’s efforts in … Read more

Japan struck by earthquake of 8.5 intensity, one dead

Tokyo : Japan was struck by an earthquake on Friday. The intensity of the earthquake was recorded at 8.5 on the Richter Scale. Preliminary information said that one person died and several images were damaged. The United States Geological Survey stated that tremors were felt in an area spreading over 8.7 kilometers, at 2.42 pm. … Read more

Five injured in helicopter crash in Nepal

Kathmandu : A helicopter engaged in Arun Hydro-Electric Project in Nepal crashed on Friday near Sankhuwasabha. Five people including two pilots were injured in the accident. Out of the five three people have been shifted to Kathmandu for treatment. The other two received minor injuries. The helicopter belonged to Simrik Air, which met the accident. … Read more

Neighbour supporting terrorism cannot be friend: Jaishankar

Panama City : “We cannot connect to the nation which supports terrorism”, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, while referring to Pakistan. Jaishankar was addressing the media person during his Panama tour. Pakistan will have to be firm on its assurance to act against terrorism. Pakistan will have to control terrorism across borders. Jaishankar expressed … Read more

Warship Sumedha leaves Port Sudan for Jeddah with first batch of 278 Indians

New Delhi : Naval warship INS Sumedha left Port Sudan for Jeddah with the first batch of 278 Indians as part of ‘Operation Kaveri’ launched to evacuate civilians stranded in Sudan. India has deployed another ship, INS Teg, to evacuate the remaining citizens from conflict-hit Sudan. A naval ship will bring the Indians to Jeddah, … Read more

US brokers 72-hrs ceasefire in Sudan

Khartoum : A ceasefire for 72 hours from midnight of April 24, in Sudan was agreed upon as a result of the successful intervention of the USA. The ceasefire was agreed upon after 427 people were killed and more than 3,700 injured in the violent struggle between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force … Read more

Pak army eliminates 8 terrorists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad : Pakistani army claims to have intensified action against terrorists as it killed eight terrorists were killed by the Army in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in an encounter. One Army soldier was fell to the bullets of the terrorist group. The Army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued a statement that a terrorist hideout in … Read more

Gold prices ease as US dollar regains some ground

Gold Gold prices edged lower on Tuesday as a steady dollar made bullion more expensive for overseas buyers, while softer U.S. economic data heightened expectations of less-aggressive moves by the Federal Reserve. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.1% at $1,962.36 per ounce, as of 0103 GMT. U.S. gold futures were flat at $1,999.50. * … Read more


Udaipur  – ITC’s Hotel Group announced the opening of its first property Mementos by ITC Hotels, Ekaaya, Udaipur under the new brand – Mementos.  With the Mementos brand, ITC Hotels brings bespoke experiences at immersive locations through atypical hotels and resorts that are unique by character, design or heritage and strive to co-exist with the environment and the community. … Read more

Two killed, 12 injured in Kabul blast

Kabul : A powerful bomb blast killed two people and injured 12 others in front of the Foreign Ministry office here on Monday afternoon. The blast resulted in dense smoke and flames emanating from the place. The area also has several commercial establishments. The fire brigade immediately reached the spot and brought the fire under … Read more

US national booked for smoking in bathroom, misbehaving with passengers on Air India flight

Mumbai  : A case has been registered against a US citizen for allegedly smoking in the bathroom and misbehaving with other passengers on Air India London-Mumbai flight, said Mumbai Police on Sunday. The 37-year-old Ramakant has been booked by Mumbai’s Sahar Police Station for his causing inconvenience mid-flight on March 11. According to the Mumbai … Read more

Al Ain Zoo celebrates the significant roles and contributions of women in nature and wildlife conservation on International Women’s Day

AL AIN : Al Ain Zoo celebrates International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8 of every year, by laudingthe Zoo’s female members who are distinguished in their respective fields in nature and wildlife conservation. The Zoo supports women and appreciates their tremendous efforts that greatly contribute to the success of the organization. The number of … Read more

Binance USD Stablecoin to Be Delisted From Coinbase, Trading to Halt Starting March 13: All Details

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has announced that it will be delisting the Binance USD (BUSD) stablecoin on its platform, with trading set to halt starting from March 13th, 2022. In a statement released on its website, Coinbase stated that the decision to delist BUSD was made due to concerns … Read more

Al Ain Zoo sustainably enhancesthe greenery of its landscape with local foliage and trees

AL AIN : Al Ain Zoo beautifies its green spaces and enhances its landscape with local plants and trees, as part of its role in theconservation of environment and wildlife, through the Zoo’s development projects andmaintenance workswhich are implemented by the Horticulture Department team. A number of local foliage,known for their low consumption of water … Read more

Japan hit by 6.1 earthquake, no Tsunami warning

earthquake Tokyo : Japan was hit by a powerful earthquake on Saturday at 10.27 pm (local time). No tsunami warning has been issued so far, according to the National Research Institute for Earth Sciences and Disaster Resilience (NIED), reports Reuters. The intensity of the earthquake has been recorded at 6.1 on the Richter scale. The … Read more

All domestic flights grounded across US amid major system failure

NEW DELHI: US flights were grounded or delayed on Wednesday as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) scrambled to fix a system outage, with passengers told to check with airlines for updates. FAA system that alerts pilots and other flight personnel about hazards or any changes to airport facility services and relevant procedures was not processing … Read more

Explosion at military airport in Afghanistan; many killed: Taliban

Kabul : Many people are feared dead in a massive explosion at the military airport in the capital of Afghanistan. taliban Confirming the blast, Taliban Interior Ministry spokesman Abdul Nafi Takkar said that there was an explosion at Kabul’s military airport on Sunday morning but refrained from giving details of the number killed or injured … Read more

19 dead, 32 injured as oil tanker explodes in Kabul

Kabul: At least 19 people were killed and 32 injured in an explosion in an oil tanker on Saturday night in the Salang tunnel here in Afghanistan. According to Sayeed Himatullah Shamim, a spokesperson for Parwan province, w.,mnhgfdhjkl;’ hgfomen and children are also among the dead, victims are trapped under the debris and casualties may … Read more

Al Ain Zoo explores cooperation with Moscow Zoo

AL AIN : Al Ain Zoo has welcomed a delegation from Moscow Zoo during which the parties discussed mutual cooperation and finding ways to collaborate on projects to protect and preserve wildlife. The meeting covered various programmes for the conservation, breeding and exchange of rare and endangered species, and the vital protection of genetic assets. … Read more

Al Ain Zoo launches “Science Camp”, a winter camp with various science-themed activities

AL AIN : Al Ain Zoo has announced the launch of its 38th winter camp entitled, “Science Camp”, which will run for two weeks featuring fun exploration activities and knowledge experiences in natural sciences especially designed for participants who are passionate about the environment, science, arts, mathematics and technology. The winter camp is in alignment … Read more

Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas

Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas Gaza : Israeli warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on positions of militant groups in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to rockets being fired from the coastal enclave. An Israeli army spokesperson said the airstrikes were a response to three rockets being fired into southern Israel. No … Read more

Iran kneels downs; to review hijab law

Tehran : The government of Iran finally succumbed to the anger of the people who took to the streets against the hijab law. hijab Iranian attorney general said Iran’s parliament and judiciary are reviewing a law making the hijab mandatory. Under this law, it is mandatory for women to cover their heads. Hundreds of people … Read more

Nepal: Death toll due to earthquake rises to six

Kathmandu  : The death toll from house collapse incident in Nepal followed by subsequent tremors rose to nine on Wednesday, local police informed. Chief District Officer of Doti, Kalpana Shrestha informed ANI over the phone that five injured are being taken to the hospital. earthquake “Five injured are being taken to the hospital. Dozens of house has … Read more

Twitter sued following Silicon Valley sackings that will put 5,000 out of job

Twitter sued following Silicon WASHINGTON: Several sacked Twitter employees in the US have initiated a class action lawsuit against the company following the expected firing of more than 3,500 people- half the company’s workforce- by the new owner Elon Musk. The suit, filed in US District Court in San Francisco on Thursday even before the … Read more

Imran Khan injured in firing

Islamabad : Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was injured in firing in Wazirabad on Thursday afternoon. Khan’s freedom rally entered Wazirabad, along with a large number of his followers. The incident occurred at Zafar Ali Khan Square. Imran Khan Initially, people thought the sound to be of firecrackers. However, an unidentified person fired at … Read more

PEC urges to end impunity to crimes against journalists

Geneva, 2 November 2022: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, while marking the 2022 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on Wednesday commented, ‘more needs to be done to fight impunity on the ground’. Slow progress is made, but still very insufficient, said the PEC after appealing … Read more

29 killed, 70 injured in two car explosions in Somalia’s capital

explosions In Somalia, 29 people were killed and 70 injured after two car bombs exploded near government offices in the capital Mogadishu yesterday. Police said most of the victims were civilians and that four militants had been involved in the attack. Some of the wounded are in critical condition. The blasts occurred in the Zobe … Read more

Russia accepts killing of 23 soldiers in Ukrainian attack

Russia accepts killing of 23 soldiers in Ukrainian attack Grozny (Chechnya) : Chechnya leader and close associate of President Vladimir Putin Ramzan Kadyrov stated that 23 Russian soldiers were killed and 58 injured in Urainian attack on Russian ammunition depot in South Khersan. For the first time after Russia-Ukraine was began Russia has accepted heavy … Read more

Boris Johnson concedes, Rishi Sunak could be Britain’s next PM

New Delhi : The latest situation in the rapidly changing dramatic developments in British politics is that Boris Johnson, who is considered strong in the race for of Prime Minister, has backed out of his claim. After which the Indian-origin Rishi Sunak is most likely to become the Prime Minister. Pony Mordont is the only … Read more

Ethnic conflict in Sudan leaves 170 dead

Ethnic conflict in Sudan leaves 170 dead Cairo : At least 170 people have been killed in an ethnic conflict over a land dispute in Sudan’s southern Blue Nile state. The fight between the two tribal communities lasted for two days. In the Blue Nile state, there has been a bloodbath in the Blue Nile … Read more

Biden calls Pakistan ‘One of the most dangerous nations’

One of the most dangerous nations Washington : The US President Joe Biden called Pakistan one of the most dangerous nations in the world. It has developed nuclear weapons without cohesion. He also levelled charges against Italy and Hungary. Biden was addressing a campaign for Democratic Party for fundraising. He said that Pakistan’s nuclear weapons … Read more