Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend a gathering of leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) nations in person next week but may join virtually, officials from Russia and the host country Indonesia said on Thursday.
Taliban official: Women banned from Afghan’s gyms
The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said on Thursday, the religious group’s latest edict cracking down on women’s rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago.
US visa processing time likely to significantly fall by mid-2023
The waiting period for issuance of American visas is expected to see a significant fall by summer of 2023 and the number of visa applications is projected to reach around 1.2 million, a senior official of the US embassy said on Thursday.
“I love when people complain…”: Musk
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared a tweet recently in which he took a dig at the criticism that Twitter has received following his acquisition of the micro-blogging platform.
NE Monsoon: Heavy rains across Chennai
The Northeast monsoon has brought rains across Tamil Nadu and speciallt Chennai and its suburbs are experiencing heavy rains since morning due to a low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal day before yesterday.
Such ‘vendetta politics’ never seen earlier: Sanjay Raut on arrest
A day after his release from jail in a money laundering case, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Thursday claimed his arrest was political and that such kind of “vendetta politics”
Lalu Yadav’s daughter Roshni to donate a kidney to her father
Ailing Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) patriarch Lalu Yadav’s Singapore-based daughter will donate a kidney to her father, a close family member said.
BJP will win with max number of seats in Gujarat polls: CR Patil
Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party state President CR Patil on Thursday exuded confidence in the party winning the election with the maximum number of seats and said that the people of Gujarat are happy with the work done in the state under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
COP27: India insists on new global climate finance target by 2024
Developing countries require ”substantive enhancement” in climate finance from the floor of USD 100 billion per year to meet their ambitious goals and rich countries need to lead the mobilisation of resources, India has stressed at the ongoing UN climate summit COP27.
‘SC status can’t be given to Dalit converted to Christianity, Islam’
The Central government has told the Supreme Court that plea seeking Scheduled Caste status to Dalits, who converted to Christianity and Islam, should not be allowed, since they did not suffer from untouchability.