Israeli Embassy blast: ‘Strongly repudiate’ unsubstantiated allegations, says Iran over claims of its involvement

New Delhi: Weeks after a blast near the Israeli Embassy in Delhi, Iran on Monday termed as “unsubstantiated” the allegations of its involvement in the terror attack and called such... Read more »

People fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can gather indoors without wearing masks or social distancing, announces CDC

New York: Fully-vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials. The recommendations also... Read more »

Myanmar sees fresh violence: Three protesters shot dead; shops and factories shutter amid call for general strike

Yangon: Three anti-coup protesters were shot dead in Myanmar on Monday as demonstrators across the country sought to paralyse the economy with strike action following a weekend of night raids and arrests.... Read more »

Drone strikes on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities push crude oil prices over $70 per barrel

Oil prices rose Monday as Saudi Arabian oil facilities were targeted by drone strikes just days after the largest crude exporting nations in the world said they would not... Read more »

Harvard professor sparks outrage among international scholars after he claims Japan’s ‘comfort women’ were contractual sex workers

A Harvard University professor has ignited an international uproar and faces mounting scrutiny for alleging that Korean women who were kept as sex slaves in wartime Japan had actually... Read more »

French billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash; ‘great loss’, says President Emmanuel Macron

Paris: French billionaire Olivier Dassault, a politician and scion of the Dassault aircraft-making family, was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Dassault, 69 and a father-of-three, died around 6... Read more »

Olivier Dassault, French billionaire and MP whose family firm makes Rafale planes, dies at 69 in helicopter crash

Paris: French billionaire Olivier Dassault, a politician and scion of the Dassault aircraft-making family, was killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Dassault, 69 and a father-of-three, died around 6... Read more »

Meghan-Harry interview: 7 explosive revelations on UK royal family

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, have finally spoken out about Britain’s royal family. In a tell-all interview with American chat show host Oprah Winfrey, Markle... Read more »

Oil prices surge after attack on storage site in Saudi Arabia; Brent crude crosses $70

Bangkok: Oil prices pressed higher Monday after strikes on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, shook energy markets already rattled by a decision by... Read more »

10-year jail, Rs 1 lakh fine: Madhya Pradesh’s new law to prohibit religious conversion

The Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Monday passed the anti-conversion bill, Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021. The bill has a provision of a prison term of up... Read more »