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  • Russia: Yoga enthusiasts participate in yoga classes in Tagansky Park in Moscow

    Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts participated in yoga classes held in the Tagansky Park in Moscow to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga. Speaking on the occasion, Indian Ambassador D B Venkatesh Varma on Sunday noted that despite the fact that Yoga Day is celebrated only once a year, yoga itself is practiced every day, […]

    US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

    The US will send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, against the backdrop of soaring tensions with Iran. In a statement acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said, the troops were being sent for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the region. The Pentagon also shared new images linking Iran to […]

    At least eleven dead, 122 injured in China earthquake

    In China, at least 11 people dead and 122 others injured in a 6.0-magnitude earthquake which struck the country’s southwestern Sichuan province yesterday. State-run news agency Xinhua reported local police are trying to evacuate the people to safety and hospital staff, firemen and other rescuers were rushing to affected areas in heavy rain near the […]

    Egypt′s former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court

    In Egypt, former president Mohammed Morsi died yesterday after collapsing during a session in court. State television reported that he was taken to a Cairo hospital but could not be revived. Morsi, who was 67, was on trial for espionage and had just addressed the court when he blacked out. He was country’s first democratically […]

    SBI-led consortium of lenders decides to take Jet Airways to NCLT

    State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders today decided to send the grounded Jet Airways to the National Company Law of Tribunal (NCLT) as they have not yet received any concrete proposal for the airline. The SBI in a statement issued in Mumbai said after due deliberations, the lenders have decided to seek resolution for […]

    Massive blackout leaves more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay

    A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay yesterday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power but only about a half a million in Argentina had electricity back. Argentina’s power grid is generally known for being in […]

    Rocket fire kills 12 civilians in regime-held village in Syria

    In Syria, twelve civilians were killed in a rocket fire in a regime-held village in northwestern region. State news agency SANA has blamed former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack. The news agency said 15 people were also wounded in the attack late yesterday, on Al-Wadihi village south of Aleppo city. It said […]

    Rocket fire kills 12 civilians in regime-held village in Syria

    In Syria, twelve civilians were killed in a rocket fire in a regime-held village in northwestern region. State news agency SANA has blamed former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack. The news agency said 15 people were also wounded in the attack late yesterday, on Al-Wadihi village south of Aleppo city. It said […]

    At least 18 killed in Venezuela bus accident

    In Venezuela, at least 18 people were killed in a bus accident in western part of the Latin American nation. Police said, the accident occurred yesterday in a rural area of Zulia state which borders Colombia. According to a preliminary investigation, tyre burst while the bus was traveling at an excessive speed caused the accident. […]

    Brazil development bank chief quits, fueling political crisis

    The head of Brazil’s powerful state development bank quit on Sunday, a day after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to sack him, fueling a political crisis. Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) President Joaquim Levy, former finance minister in the left-wing government of ex-president Dilma Rousseff, submitted his resignation after Bolsonaro said he had a “price on […]