Friday, 3 February, 2023


Five dead, 18 injured in shooting at gay nightclub in Colorado, police say

(Reuters) - Five people were killed and 18 injured in a shooting at a gay nightclub on Saturday night in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said. A suspect was in custody and was being treated for

Five dead, 18 injured in nightclub shooting in Colorado – police

(Reuters) - Five people were killed and 18 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, police said on Sunday. The police got the initial phone call just before midnight on

Israeli far-right’s demand for defence post hinders Netanyahu’s coalition bid

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to swiftly form a government faltered on Sunday as a prospective far-right coalition partner

Beijing’s Chaoyang district urges residents to stay home Monday

BEIJING (Reuters) - An official of Beijing's Chaoyang district on Sunday urged residents to remain at home on Monday, as a continued rise in COVID-19 infections tests China's strict containment policy

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Ukraine seeks to reassure on electricity supplies

(Reuters) - Ukrainian electricity supplies are under control despite Russian attacks on power-generating infrastructure and there is no need to panic, the energy ministry said on Saturday, a day after

Iran to help Russia build drones for Ukraine war, Post says

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia has reached agreement with Iran to begin manufacturing hundreds of unmanned weaponised aircraft on Russian soil, The Washington Post reported, citing intelligence seen by U.S

World’s longest-standing president seeks to extend 43-year rule

DAKAR (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea votes on Sunday in a general election in which President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, the world's longest-standing president, is expected to extend his 43-year rule at

Malaysia’s political manoeuvring begins after indecisive election

By Rozanna Latiff and Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's political leaders scrambled on Sunday to secure support from rivals a day after a general election produced a hung parliament,

COP27 deal delivers landmark on ‘loss and damage’, but little else

By Valerie Volcovici, Dominic Evans and William James SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) -Countries adopted a hard-fought final agreement at the COP27 climate summit early on Sunday that sets up a fund

With Philippines visit VP Harris seeks to reset relations

By Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in the Philippines on Sunday for talks aimed at reviving ties with Washington's oldest ally in Asia and one that is

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.