Mahsa Amini Protest in London

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Mahsa Amini Death Case: Violent Protests Break Out In London Outside Iran Embassy

Following the death of Mahsa Amini, violent protests broke out in London, outside the Iran embassy. Reportedly, rocks were thrown at police, and five persons have been arrested for the same. Mahsa Amini was arrested by Iran’s morality police for allegedly not wearing hijab. She was reportedly beaten to death in police custody, and lost her life on September 16. Protests have broken out across the world, condemning the act.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 02:25 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Iran, Mahsa Amini, london, Anti-Hijab Ban, World news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Typhoon Noru in Philippines

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Typhoon Noru: 5 Dead, 74,000 Abandon Homes, Millions Left Without Power In Philippines

Philippines’ main Luzon island has become the worst hit region of Typhoon Noru, as millions have been left without electricity. The Typhoon also claimed the lives of five rescuers. Reportedly, electricity has been entirely cut in the provinces of Nueva, Ecija and Aurora, were around 2.5 million people reside. Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla said that generators will be sent to the areas. Meanwhile, over 74,000 residents fled their homes.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 02:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Typhoon Noru, Philippines, Nueva, Luzon Island, environment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Pakistan Helicopter

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Pakistan Military Chopper Crashes In Balochistan; All 6 Soldiers Onboard Dead

A Pakistan military helicopter crashed in the Balochistan province, killing all six soldiers on board. Of the six deceased, two were the helicopter’s pilots. The exact reason for the crash is yet to ascertained. Former federal minister Hussain Chaudhry expressed his condolences, and said that helicopter travel has become too dangerous, due to a high number of reported crashes. “RIP Bravehearts all were too young to die,” he tweeted.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 01:25 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Balochistan, Helicopter Crash, Hussain Chaudhry, Shehbaz Sharif

Courtesy: ANI

Chinese Aircraft

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16 Chinese Military Aircrafts, 4 Naval Ships Cross Median Line Of Taiwan Strait

China is continuing to breach into Taiwan’s borders as a flex of power since the controversial visit of US speaker Nancy Pelosi. In the latest development, on September 25, China sent 16 military aircrafts and four naval ships into the median line of Taiwan’s strait. Taiwanese Ministry of National Defence further stated that China sent one unmanned drone and and two planes Into the southwest sector of Taiwan’s AIDZ.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 01:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, World news, World War 3

Courtesy: ANI

Sergey Lavrov

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Backs India For Becoming Permanent Member Of UN Security Council

While addressing the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov backed up India for becoming the permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. “India and Brazil are key international actors, and should be counted for permanent membership in the council,” said Lavrov. India’s external affairs minister S Jaishankar is currently on a 10-day visit to US as part of the UNGA meetings.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 09:06 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: UNGA, Sergey Lavrov, UN Security Council, S Jaishankar, Antonio Guterres

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S Jaishankar

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Day 6, UNGA: India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Meets Syrian Foreign Minister

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly meeting, on September 24. They discussed bilateral ties between the nations, along with education, training and capacity building. Mekdad also appreciated Jaipur foot camp in Syria, which has reportedly transformed numerous lives worldwide. Notably, ‘Jaipur foot’ is an artificial limb, which provided… read-more

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 12:41 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: UNGA, S Jaishankar, syria, Faisal Mekdad, Jaipur Foot

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Drought

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China To Continue To Witness Drought-Like Situation In Coming Years, Fear Scientists

In a combined study of scientists from University of Texas and Tsunghua University, it was predicted that China will continue to experience drought-like situation in the coming years. This has come while China is currently experiencing a massive grip of heatwaves and drought throughout the summer. The scientists also urged Beijing to put a curb on its carbon emissions, stating that it is the only way to fight water scarcity.

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 09:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, beijing, environment, drought, Water Scarcity

Courtesy: ANI

Sun Lijun

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Former Chinese Minister Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Accepting $91 Mn In Bribe

China’s former deputy public security minister Sun Lijun has been sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly accepting $91 million in bribe. He was also accused of allegedly “deserting” his post during China’s initial fight against COVID-19. The 53-year-old Lijun was initially sentenced to death. However, his punishment was commuted to life imprisonment. The coring held that Lijun has abused his power during 2001 to 2020.

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 08:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Sun Lijun, China, beijing, Bribe, Hong Kong

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Imran Khan

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Imran Khan Prepares For Power Show In Islamabad, Sends Warning To PM Shehbaz Sharif

Former Pakistan PM and Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has stated that he is preparing for his upcoming political rally in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad. Ahead of his “power show”, he has also sent warnings to Pakistan government and PM Shehbaz Sharif. He further stated that the government cannot take actions against peaceful marchers. He also termed the rulers of Pakistan as “corrupt”. 

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 07:46 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, islamabad, Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif, Political Rally

Courtesy: ANI

Earthquake

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Earthquake Of Magnitude 4.3 Jolts Afghanistan Region

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolted Afghanistan on September 23, confirmed to the National Centre for Seismology. The earthquake occurred in Hindu Kush Region around 5:30 AM, on September 23 morning, in Afghanistan. This is the second such earthquake happened in the past 20 days. Earlier, on September 5, an earthquake of 5.3 magnitudes on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan, killing six people and leaving as many as nine injured.

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Afghanistan, Hindu Kush Region, Earthquake, Natural Disaster, NCS

Courtesy: ANI