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  • Canada: 3 People died and 23 injured in accident

    In Canada, three people died and 23 were injured after a double decker city bus smashed into a transit shelter on Friday. The accident took place at the Westboro station. Police said that the bus driver has been arrested. Two of those who died were in the bus while the third person was in the […]

    Nepal Army Chief to arrive in New Delhi today on 4-day visit

    Nepal’s Army Chief Purna Chandra Thapa will arrive in New Delhi today on a four-day official visit. It will be his first official bilateral visit after taking over the command of the Nepal Army. A Defence Ministry release said the visiting dignitary will be conferred with the Honorary Rank of ‘General of Indian Army’ by […]

    Donald Trump promises changes to H-1B visas, including potential path to citizenship

    US President Donald Trump today assured H-1B visa holders, an overwhelming majority of whom are Indian IT professionals, that his administration will soon bring changes that will give them certainty to stay in America and a “potential path to citizenship”. Trump today tweeted that his administration is planning an overhaul of US policies on H-1B […]

    Nepal Army Chief to be on a 4-day visit to India from tomorrow

    Nepal’s Army Chief Purna Chandra Thapa will be on a four-day official visit to India from tomorrow. It will be his first official bilateral visit after taking over the command of the Nepal Army. A Defence Ministry release said the visiting dignitary will be conferred with the Honorary Rank of ‘General of Indian Army’ by  […]

    25,000 people have fled violence over last six months in eastern Syria: UN

    The United Nations refugee agency today said an estimated 25,000 people have fled escalating violence over the last six months in eastern Syria, where jihadists are defending their last bastions. The agency said that clashes and air strikes have forced 25,000 people to seek shelter in camps or informal settlements, sometimes after spending several nights […]

    China announces Chang’e-4 mission complete success

    China today announced that the Chang’e-4 mission, the first-ever probe to land on the moon’s dark side, was a complete success. China National Space Administration (CNSA) said, the scientific instruments aboard the probe worked well, and the images taken by it have been sent back to ground control. Images from the moon’s far side show […]

    US military removes some equipment from Syria

    The US military has removed some equipment from Syria, a defence official confirmed it on Thursday following a report that the drawdown ordered by President Donald Trump is now underway. News agency ANI reports that President Trump’s shock announcement on December 19 that he was withdrawing all 2,000 American troops from the conflict-wracked West Asian […]

    Su Tseng-chang appointed as Taiwan PM

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has appointed Su Tseng-chang as Prime Minister on Thursday, during a Cabinet reshuffle following the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s heavy losses in local elections. Su is a former premier appointed in 2006 by then-President Chen Shui-bian and was a chairman of Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party for two terms. His appointment follows […]

    Pakistani court to hear Nawaz plea for suspension of sentence on Jan 21

    Pakistan : A Pakistani court on Thursday fixed January 21st as the date for hearing of a petition filed by jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case. The Islamabad High Court also set up a two-member bench comprising Justices Amir Farooq and Mohsin Akhtar Kiani to […]

    Labour Party leader calls for election to end Brexit deadlock

    Britain’s main opposition, Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday called for a general election to resolve the current deadlock in parliament over Brexit. Speaking at Wakefield in northern England, Mr Corbyn said, he will renegotiate the agreement with Brussels if they come to power. He said, if the government cannot pass its most important […]