Taliban Govt Issues Memorandum, Asks Officials To Attend Online Classes
The Taliban government has recommended its foreign ministry to attend an online course for a four days period conducted by IIM-Kozhikode as part of Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC). Notably, the Afghanistan government has themed the programme, “Immersing with India Thoughts”, which was sent to all internal and provincial offices of the Taliban foreign ministry. The memorandum which is on circulation, signed by… read-more
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Germany Mass Shooting Kills 6 People, Police Launches Investigation
In Germany's Hamburg, at least six people died in a mass shooting, at a church. The incident occurred on March 9. According to eyewitnesses, shots were fired inside a building used by Jehovah's Witnesses in the northern German city of Hamburg. Getting into the details, shooting took place in the Gross Borstel district, a few kilometers north of the downtown area of Germany's second-biggest city.
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Turkey Earthquake Disaster Continues; Killed Over 21,000 People
The death toll in the Syria-Turkey earthquake is constantly rising with deaths of over 21,000 people, confirmed local sources. Furthermore, rescue operations are underway in the quake-hit region. Several countries including India sent their forces and security help to the Turkey administration to find survivors, trapped under debris in the region. A deadly earthquake struck the country on February 6, leaving many killed and almost over 60,000… read-more
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US Shoots Down Chinese Spy Balloon, Impacts China-Washington Relation
US fighter jet F-22 Raptor fired a missile and downed a suspected spy balloon from China, confirmed local sources. The US Navy is currently conducting recovery operations, with the Coast Guard assisting in securing the area. Meanwhile, the operation has seriously impacted and damaged" relations of China with Washington, said the Chinese Government. Meanwhile, with this shooting down spy balloon, a danger in the US has been avoided.
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Boat Accident In Nigeria’s Anambra Leaves At Least 76 Dead
In Nigeria’s Anambra, a boat carrying 85 persons capsized following rising floods on October 9. Following the tragedy, central agencies rushed to carry out search and rescue missions. The incident left as many as 76 persons dead, and Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari expressed his sadness over the incident. He also directed the authorities to ensure necessary safety protocols are being followed to avoid such horrific incidents in the future… read-more
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US Govt Issues Level 3 Advisory For Those Travelling To Pakistan Amid Terrorism, Kidnapping
The Joe Biden-led United States administration issued a travel advisories for citizens travelling to Pakistan. On October 7, a Level 3 travel advisory was issued, in which the US asked its citizens not to travel to Balochistan province and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, including the former Federally, Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), due to terrorism and kidnapping. The warning came after potential armed conflict and rising terrorism in… read-more
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US’ Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier, South Korean Warships Engage In New Drills Amid Rising Tensions With North Korea
US’ nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan along with South Korean warships launched a new round of naval drills on October 7. The drills are being carried out in Korean Peninsula. This has come a day after North Korea fired more ballistic missiles and flew warplanes in an escalation of tensions. We will continue to be ready to “respond to any provocations by North Korea,” said a South Korean statement.
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Thailand Gunman Open Fires At Child-Care Facility, Kills 31 People Including Children
A gunman opened fire at a child-care facility in Thailand's Nong Bua Lampu province, killing at least 31 people, including both children and adults, said local police on October 6. Furthermore, police added that at least 23 children are among the victims. Moreover, after investigation, police identified the gunman as former police officer Panya Khamrab, who was dismissed from the force for drug-related offences last year.
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Indian-Origin Student Studying At Purdue University In US Killed By Korean Roommate
In United States’ Purdue University’s Indiana Campus, a 22-year-old student has been taken into police custody for the alleged murder of his Indian-origin roommate Varun Manish Chheda. Chheda had reportedly suffered “multiple sharp Force traumatic injuries”. The accused, identified as Ji Min ‘Jimmy’ Sha, is a junior cybersecurity major and international student from Korea. Meanwhile, Chheda was a 2020 graduate of Park Tudor. Further details… read-more
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Bomb Goes Off Inside Mosque At Interior Ministry In Afghanistan’s Kabul; 2 Dead
A bomb went off inside a mosque of the interior department of Afghanistan’s Kabul, on October 5. The suicide bombing attack was carried out at the centre of Taliban power, settling off a blast at a government ministry building. The incident reportedly left two persons dead. Notably, the interior ministry is responsible for security and law enforcement in the country.
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