Rakshanda Afrin

Digital writer and sub-editor at NewsX

Tibet general elections: Voting underway for Tibetan parliament in exile

Voting begins across 26 countries for final phase of elections for Sikyong/ president of Central Tibetan administration and 45 members of Tibetan parliament in exile. Penpa Tsering and Aukatsang Kelsang Dorjee are the two contesting for the president of central....Read More

Serum fire probe findings still under wrap; Time to investigate #PuneWhoDidIt

At least five people were killed after a major fire broke out in a five-storeyed under-construction building in one of the campuses of vaccine major Serum Institute of India’s (SIIs) in Pune on January 21, 2021. Five people died in this....Read More

India responds to EEZ violation; Pentagon defends US Navy ship asserting navigational rights

US Navy conducted a freedom of navigation operation in Indian waters without prior consent to challenge India's "excessive maritime claims." Making it an unusual move, the Pentagon has defended its Navy and asserted its navigational rights within India's exclusive economic....Read More

Xi smashes Jack Ma’s empire: China regulator fines Alibaba $2.8 billion for antitrust violations

The Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on Alibaba has issued a RMB 18.2 billion ($2.8 billion) fine on the e-commerce giant. Alibaba Group, founded at Hangzhou in China, is a multinational conglomerate holding company specializing in e-commerce, retail, internet, and technology. The founder Jack....Read More

China bullies Int’l brands: Beijing blurs western brand logos to support Xinjiang ‘forced labour’ cotton

The ruling Communist Party in China has heavily down on brands after the United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed travel and financial sanctions on officials accused of abuses in Xinjiang in China’s northwest. In recent developments China lashed....Read More

#JusticeForDrNambi: SC to hear plea against erring cops; Time to expose real traitors?

Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan was falsely accused and arrested in the sensational espionage case in 1994. Nambi continued his legal battle until the Supreme Court in 2018 ordered him a compensation of Rs 50 lakhs well as directed a....Read More

China holds naval drills near Taiwan; Time Taiwan amps up prep against potential Chinese invasion

China with its ever increasing expansionist and military tactics is holding naval drills near Taiwan which claimed they were aimed at safeguarding Chinese sovereignty. In many instances there have been repeated efforts by Chinese warships and aircrafts to surround the....Read More

Kerala assembly elections: Voting underway for 140 constituencies; Will CM Vijayan retain his seat?

Biggest voting day of 2021 is underway in 4 States & 1 UT and the battleground in Kerala is heating up as the state votes in a single-phase today with results scheduled to be announced on May 2. Leader of opposition....Read More

Making History: Ahead of TN assembly elections, NewsX presents ‘Tamil Nadu Day’ special broadcast

NewsX for the first time in the history of national television, India will witness the celebration of politics, history and culture like never before. The special program will track the 'progress of Tamil Nadu from the eyes of youngsters' in....Read More

H&M agrees to rectify ‘problematic online map’ after China bullies the brand to change map

The ruling Communist Party in China has heavily down on brands after the United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed travel and financial sanctions on officials accused of abuses in Xinjiang in China’s northwest. In recent developments China....Read More

As Junta faces global outrage, India condemns Myanmar violence; seeks revival of democracy

As the military coup in Myanmar intensifies, India condemned the use of violence in Myanmar and urged the release of political prisoners, India also announced it would support any attempts at resolving the current situation through ASEAN in the neighboring....Read More

US Capitol Attack: VP Kamala Harris condemn ‘inexplicable’ violence; Capitol on lockdown following security breach

The US Capitol went into lockdown over security breach after a car rammed into a security barrier outside the iconic building, which resulted in two officers being injured, with one of them being stabbed by the driver of the vehicle.....Read More

WB assembly polls: BJP Vs TMC in high voltage turf; sparks fly over breach of model code of conduct

The second phase of the West Bengal concluded yesterday amid much high-voltage drama and the stakes are running high as the most high-profile contest in West Bengal took place in Nandigram where TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee and loyalist turn foe....Read More

Alabama bans Yoga fearing promotion of Hinduism; Who’s peddling the sham of yoga being a ‘Hindu ritual’?

Over the years Yoga, an ancient Indian origin practice and discipline has become a global rage but in recent shocking developments it is learnt that the practice has been banned in Alabama public schools. The reason behind the ban was raised....Read More

BS Yediyurappa graft charge: K’Taka Min K S Eshwarappa writes to Guv: Alleges authoritarian interference by BSY; Siddaramaiah hit out at CM

In a bigger political development coming in from Karnataka, a sitting minister lodged a serious corruption complaint against current Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa with Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday alleging undue interference by the CM in department matters to favour....Read More

TN Assembly Polls 2021: DMK-Cong Vs BJP-AIADMK; Who will win battle for Tamil Nadu?

Ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday had slammed the ruling AIADMK and called it a 'mask' of the RSS and BJP. In the battle ground of TN, Rahul further said the state chief....Read More

Ahead of WB polls, BJP core group to finalise candidates today; Who’s winning battleground Bengal 2021?

In the battleground of West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party Core Group to meet today in order to finalise candidates for upcoming WB Assembly Polls. Recently JP Nadda launched 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' manifesto crowdsourcing campaign in Kolkata months ahead of the Assembly....Read More

India, Maldives and Sri Lanka trilateral secretariat established: A leap in Maritime Cooperation

According to the statement issued by the Srilanka’s Ministry of Defence- In keeping with the discussions held at the previous National Security Advisor (NSA)-level trilateral meetings on Maritime Security Cooperation with India and the Maldives, a Secretariat for Trilateral National....Read More

IAF, UAE set to conduct first-ever drill as part of ‘Desert Flag’ exercise this month

As India's ties have been building up with the Arab World, it is ready to take part in the major bilateral air force exercise in the United Arab Emirates whereby six fighter jets, namely six Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jets, two....Read More

Chinese hackers attack Indian vaccine makers; SII, Bharat Biotech on target

In a major disturbing development, cyber intelligence firm Cyfirma confirmed that a Chinese state-backed hacking group in recent weeks attempted targeting the IT systems of two Indian vaccine makers whose coronavirus jab are being used in the country's largest immunisation....Read More

Ahead of TN Polls, MK Stalin pays floral tribute to former CMs M Karunanidhi, CN Annadurai on his birthday

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday extended birthday wishes to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin. Considered as an important battleground for both national and regional political parties, Tamil Nadu will be seeing a fierce tussle between Congress-DMK and ruling....Read More

PM Modi gets Covid vaccine at AIIMS; India’s vaccine inoculation drive 2.0 begins

PM Narendra Modi took his first dose of the COVID19 vaccine at AIIMS Delhi today. He was administered Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN. Ever since India approved its Covid-19 vaccine a section of the population had been expressing concerns and doubts regarding the....Read More

Rahul Gandhi launches frontal assault at ruling BJP-AIADMK alliance; Who’s winning battleground Tamil Nadu 2021?

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Friday that Tamil Nadu assembly elections will be held in a single phase on April 6. Considered as an important battleground for both national and regional political parties, Tamil Nadu will be seeing....Read More

Report claims Saudi’s Crown Prince approved killing of Jamal Khashoggi; US imposes sanctions

According to a declassified US report, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman spearheaded the operation in Istanbul to capture and kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in 2018. Previously Turkey had claimed the killing was ordered at the highest....Read More

Jaishankar dials chinese counterpart Wang Yi; discusses roadmap to peace on a 75-min call

Indian EAM S.Jaishankar spoke with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi discussing roadmap to peace between the two nations. In his 75-minute  with China’s Wang Yi phone call on Thursday, the External Affairs Ministry underlined the requirement to increase the disengagement of....Read More

UAE FM to visit India today: Set to hold talks with EAM Jaishankar

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be visiting India on Friday to hold talks with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishanakar. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the visit comes just over two months after Jaishankar....Read More

Indian minds championing Make In India apps: Need of the hour to back atmanirbhar apps?

Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and I&B Ministry released new OTT Guidelines to regulate content on Social Media as well as OTT Platforms. This has sparked a whole new row over the alleged regulation of the social media giants presence....Read More

Ahead of WB polls, BJP launches manifesto; party bigwigs in Bengal today

In the battleground of West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party President JP Nadda launched 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' manifesto crowdsourcing campaign in Kolkata months ahead of the Assembly polls. Nadda will be visiting West Bengal today. Through the move, the BJP aims to....Read More

FATF to decide Pakistan’s Grey List status today; Pak’s fate to be tested

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to decide today whether Pakistan has made efforts to counter terror financing and if the country will in the grey list. In a major development exiled journalists, human rights activists, and Uyghurs....Read More

Imran Khan on 2-day visit to Sri Lanka: Pakistan urges Sri Lanka to benefit from CPEC

Pakistan received a major lash back from Sri Lanka in an interesting turn of events. The address was scheduled for February 24. However, the Sri Lankan Parliament on Thursday has cancelled the planned address of Prime Minister Imran Khan during....Read More

France summons Pakistan Envoy over President Alvi’s remarks on Anti-Radicalism Bill

France on Tuesday summoned Pakistan charge d'affaires to protest comments by President Arif Alvi on the new anti-radicalism bill introduced in the French Parliament. Amid the ongoing faceoff between the two countries, France has asked Islamabad to adopt a "constructive....Read More

DMK is ‘anti-Hindu’: Tejasvi Surya takes a dig at DMK ahead of TN polls

In the poll-bound state of Tamil Nadu, BJP Yuva Morcha chief Tejasvi Surya asked people to unitedly defeat MK Stalin's party while stating that only BJP respects and promotes all regional languages of India. Slamming Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) as "anti-Hindu", Surya....Read More

Congress demands probe in MP Delkar’s death; alleges BJP’s role

Disturbing news coming from Mumbai as 7 time MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli Mohan Delkar has reportedly committed suicide. According to sources a 16-page suicide note written in Gujarati has been recovered. Born in December 1962 in Silvassa in....Read More

IAEA, Iran concur temporary ‘nuclear deal’ with lesser access and inspections

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog has said the office agreed with Iran to proceed with its "necessary" check and observing exercises for as long as a quarter of a year, however, there will be less access and....Read More

Puducherry govt loses trust vote: CM Narayanaswamy submits resignation

Amid political crisis and rumble before polls in the Union Territory, a floor test in Puducherry Assembly will be taking place on Monday as per directions of Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan. This move comes after two Congress MLAs A John Kumar....Read More

As violence unfurls in WB, Amit Shah to flag off 5th Phase of Parivartan Yatra; BJP vs TMC faceoff eminent?

As the battle heat intensifies in West Bengal ahead of the upcoming polls and clashes between BJP and TMC has reached its height, Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Kolkata for a visit to the state. The Assembly polls....Read More

Sri Lanka cancels Imran Khan address to Parliament ahead of his 2-day visit

Pakistan received a major lash back from Sri Lanka in an interesting turn of events. Earlier Sri Lanka's Speaker Mahinda Abeywardena addressed a political gathering a week ago informing that Pak's PM Imran Khan would address the Parliament during his....Read More

Biden slams China over human rights abuses; Beijing hits out at US’ G7 agenda

US President Joe Biden has made it clear from the beginning that his administration will focus on China, saying he anticipates "outrageous rivalry" between the two nations. While Biden's way of talking isn't just about as hawkish as that of....Read More

Ahead of WB Polls, Left clashes with police; Shah calls for CAA implementation after vaccination drive

As election race is heating up Bengal, the Left Front chairman Biman Bose has called for 12-hour bandh in West Bengal today. Left workers were allegedly beaten up during a march to Nabanna, the state secretariat in Kolkata on Thursday for....Read More

Chamoli glacier disaster: 15 people rescued so far; ITBP intensifies search ops at Tapovan tunnel

Chamoli glacier broke off near Badrinath in Uttrakhand where a tremendous amount of devastation has been observed. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) & State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) were conducting rescue operations with 153 feared missing from Tapovan project sites after....Read More

Meena Harris backs farmers’ stir against US’s move to welcome farm reforms: Time for Kamala Harris to clarify her stance

American Pop singer Rihanna tweet backing the Indian Farmers stir by sharing a news article highlighting the Centre’s crackdown on the farmers by cutting off internet services in many regions has caught too many controversies both globally and in the....Read More

Farmer unions commence nation wide Chakka Jam: Delhi metro services shut, high-security deployed

The nationwide farmer-led ‘Chakka Jam’ commenced at noon today. Farmers protesting were seen blocking roads and national highways in cities and towns across the country. Farmers' bodies will organise a 3-hour 'chakka jam' across the country today, between 12 noon and....Read More

China ‘expels’ US warship from South China sea after Biden pledges to confront Beijing’s aggression’

China said on Friday that a US guided-missile destroyer had been expelled from the South China Sea a day after the same warship had passed through the Taiwan Strait. The southern theatre command of the People's Liberation Army released a statement....Read More

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ‘likes’ Rihanna’s tweet supporting farmers’ agitation

American Pop singer Rihanna backing the Indian Farmers stir by sharing a news article highlighting the Centre's crackdown on the farmers by cutting off internet services in many regions has caught too many controversies both globally and in the country....Read More

Iran carries out surgical strike in Pak; 2 soldiers freed from ‘Jaish-Ul-Adl’

A statement released by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said that two of its border guards were freed from the terror organisation 'Jaish ul-Adl' in a successful surgical strike conducted in Pakistan. as per media reports, these two were among the....Read More

India set for Aatmanirbhar in Defence: Tejas, Brahmos & Astra among 156 items cleared for exports

India has cleared 156 defence facilities for export, including indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, artillery guns, battle tanks and missiles, anti-tank mines and explosives. This is considered a significant development in light of the "Make in India" push. According to the....Read More

Elon Musk riles up stocks of companies, then takes break from Twitter; are new laws a need of the hour?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk who became the richest person in the world, surpassing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with the net worth of over more than USD 185 billion is on news again with his announcement hinting another Twitter break. On....Read More

Amid protests against privatisation, Sri Lanka scraps strategic East Container Terminal deal with India

In a major disturbing development, Rajapaksa led government in Sri Lanka has cancelled an agreement signed by the previous regime in 2019 for India and Japan to develop the strategic East Container Terminal (ECT) at Colombo port with Adani Group....Read More

Aero India 2021: Best of India’s Air Power on display, India inks biggest ‘Make in India’ Defence contract till date

In a major strategic partnership between India and the US, it has been made quite clear that both countries would continue to work together to strengthen the Asia Pacific and unitedly fight against Chinese aggression. On the inaugural day of Aero....Read More

China crushes ‘Free Baloch Movement’: Pak Army General exposes Imran-Xi Jinping

A Pakistan Army General has shockingly revealed and admitted China's role in "crushing" the Baloch freedom movement in Pakistan, saying Beijing has given him a six-month task to end the freedom struggle by Baloch people. As per the report of....Read More

Myanmar coup: Myanmar General warns Biden, clear show of siding with Xi

The military has seized power in Myanmar and detained Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders including President U Win Myint from the ruling party. These disturbing developments have put the country earlier known as Burma in deep crisis. Following....Read More

East & South Union Budget Bonanza: FM announces National Highway projects for 4 poll bound states

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting Union Budget 2021-22 announced that Rs 8,500 crore will be awarded by March 2022, for the completion of an additional 11,000 km of the National Highway Corridor. FM Nirmala Sitharaman said that over 13,000 km....Read More

Biden pledge to build Quad: Will Biden administration continue Quad push?

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said at an event organised by the US Institute of Peace, a Congress-funded think-tank, on Friday that the US will build on and carry forward the four-nation Quad. At the same time, US President Joe Biden called....Read More

Union Budget Session 2021-22: Many believe focus will be on self reliant India; public list top expectations

All eyes are set on Union Budget Session 2021-22 as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman will present the Union Budget 2021-22 on the 1st of February. Experts are expecting that the budget will be on and around the Aatmanirbhar Bharat scheme announced....Read More

Israel embassy explosion: Israeli ambassador suspects ‘terror attack’, Probe on

A low-intensity explosion which happened near the Israel Embassy in Delhi rocked the National Capital. The nature of the explosion is being ascertained. Some broken glasses at the spot. No injuries have been reported and further investigation is underway. In....Read More

Amid ongoing deadlock, agitating farmers on hunger strike today to mark Sadbhavna Divas

Amid ongoing Farmers-Centre deadlock, over 50,000 Security Personnel have been deployed at Singhu Border. Delhi Police has arrested 44 people after the Singhu-Border violence including the man who attacked a police officer with his sword during the clashes in Singhu-Border.....Read More

Amid ongoing Farmers-Centre deadlock, Delhi traffic police closes Ghazipur border; traffic diverted at several locations

Farmers' protests intensified as groups of farmers were seen indulging in vandalism of public property and targeting police personnel deployed for Republic Day security. In the visuals coming in, the protestors can be seen raising yellow flags at the Red....Read More

Union Budget Session Kicks-Off: President articulates Govt’s vision; Oppn parties hold protest

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday lauded the Central government for its "timely decision", during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, "that saved the lives of lakhs of citizens" and pointed out that the number of new coronavirus cases was going down....Read More

Farmers tractor rally turns violent: Over 300 Pak twitter handles identified trying to create stir

As Farmers Tractor Rally turned violent and protesters marched to the Red Fort, Delhi police made a shocking revelation that over 300 Twitter handles were created from Pakistan from January 13 to 18 to disturb the farmers' tractor rally. According to sources,....Read More

Violence marks farmers tractor rally: Time to probe foreign funding & vested interests

On the same day as Republic Day, the Farmers Tractor rally left a blood trail and utter mayhem in Delhi as protests turn violent. Bharti Kisan Union Leader Rakesh Tikait clearly mentioned that some farmers made their own decision by splitting....Read More

India celebrates R-Day: A glance at India’s constitution & what we have managed to achieve in 72 years

Freedom from British Raj on 15 August 1947 marked India's Independence from colonial rule and its emergence as a newly independent country. The Republic Day is a remarkable occasion for the country as it celebrates the coming into force of its....Read More

As protests rock Nepal, PM KP Oli removed from Nepal Communist Party

Amid increasing political unrest following his decision to dissolve the lower house of the Parliament, the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Sunday removed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli from the party. This comes as a....Read More

R-Day tractor rally in Delhi-NCR turns violent: Protestors hoist flags at Red Fort

Heavy security has been deployed all over the capital as the Kisan rally turns violent. From Red Fort to ITO, what was initially planned as a peaceful protest, has taken to the streets. In the visuals coming in, the protestors....Read More

India gears up for Covid-19 vaccination drive on January 16: Rollout underway across states

All preparations are on track for the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out from 16th January 2021. The cost of vaccination of Health Care Workers & Front Line Workers will be borne by the Central Government. India is all set to receive the 1st....Read More

US Capitol Violence: After Twitter ban, Trump hints at plan to launch his own platform

After the volatile and stunning attacks and protests at the US Capitol, Twitter has permanently blocked the @realDonaldTrump account of the outgoing US President for inciting and glorifying violence. In what is known as a love-hate relationship over the months....Read More

Bangladesh reminds Pak of 1971 Genocide; demands apology

In a very strong message conveyed by Bangladesh's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam to the Pakistani envoy to Dhaka, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, Pakistan has been asked to apologize for the 1971 war genocide in the country. The year 1971....Read More

Mission Vaccine: Pan-India 2nd Dry Run today; Harsh Vardhan reviews preparedness

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan arrived in Chennai, Tamil Nadu ahead of the second vaccine dry run to review the situation in the state on Jan 8. The Health Ministry is all set to hold a second vaccination mock drill on....Read More

Xi’s crackdown on Jack Ma’s empire: Beijing censors media coverage of Alibaba probe

Chinese billionaire and Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma's disappearance speculations arose as he reportedly did not appear on his own show since October. Recently Communist China had halted Ant Group Co.'s $35 billion share sale in Shanghai and Hong Kong after....Read More

‘Chemical weapons landing in the hands of terrorists’: India at UN Security Council

India has formally started its tenure at the United National Security Council (UNSC) for the eighth time as a non-permanent member on Jan 5. India's Permanent Representative to the UN TS Tirumurti said that the country firmly opposed to any use of chemical weapons....Read More

Mission Vaccine: Controversy over ‘Covishield’ name; notice issued to SII

India is all set to receive the 1st Covid-19 vaccine as the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) on Sunday has approved Oxford AstraZeneca’s CoviShield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for restricted use in India. India is gearing up to begin....Read More

25 industries eager to join IN-SPACe, ISRO-private sector collab to boost Atmanirbhar Bharat: Jitendra Singh

In a major boost to the vision of PM Modi's Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said the IN-SPACe programme will be a torchbearer of this goal. Earlier Union Cabinet had last year approved the participation of the private....Read More

MEA Jaishankar’s first foreign visit in 2021; on 3-Day visit to Sri Lanka

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has reached Colombo, Sri Lanka. During his three-day visit, Jaishankar will be discussing bilateral issues and both South Asian and foreign policy with his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena. According to the Ministry of External....Read More

India gets Covaxin & Covishield vaccines; 50 mn doses ready

India is all set to receive the 1st Covid-19 vaccine as the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved Oxford AstraZeneca's CoviShield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for restricted use in India. In a landmark decision, India is gearing up....Read More

Chinese PLA-linked companies banned by US still operating in India

Amid rising tensions between the two superpowers, the United States in a major blow to China has added new companies on the list of those which it considers as “Communist Chinese companies”. These firms have evidence that shows them to....Read More

Temple vandalism in Pakistan: 30 members of Islamist Party arrested

A historic Hindu temple was destroyed and set on fire by an angry mob in Terri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Karak district. Over a land dispute, an angry mob vandalized the Hindu temple in the Karak district of Pakistan marginalizing minorities....Read More

India gears for its first Covid-19 vaccine: Centre approves Oxford vaccine for emergency use

In a major hope to battle the global pandemic, India has now granted approval to Covishield, Serum Institute of India's vaccine candidate, as per sources. Gearing up for to begin the process of immunisation, a high-level meeting was also convened....Read More

Mission 2021: Steps and Plans to Revive India’s Economy & Businesses

As the world is still battling the impact of the global pandemic and lockdown, the focus is now on reviving the country's economy. Amid the ongoing farmers' agitation which has rocked the national capital and country that resulted in the blockades in....Read More

Amid border tensions with China, Plans for India’s Mission 2021 on borders

Defence Minster Rajnath Singh had said on Wednesday that India has the capability to hit terrorist targets across the border if the need arises.  The year 2020 amid the pandemic had seen Indian security forces face-off with the Chinese Army in....Read More

Erdogan talks new reforms in Turkey; fears of turning into police state similar to China looms large

Speaking at two ceremonies in Turkey, President Tayyip Erdogan proclaimed that 2021 would be a "year of democratic and economic reforms" in the country. Addressing the coronavirus pandemic the President said the health crisis has evolved into increasingly deep economic and political shocks. He....Read More

China’s crackdown on Tech: Antitrust fear drives $200 billion Chinese tech selloff

Investigations by regulators on China's giant Alibaba Group led to the second day of frantic selling among China’s largest tech firms. Major corporations are driven by fears that antitrust scrutiny will spread beyond Jack Ma’s internet empire putting under the....Read More

Skyroot Aerospace becomes first Indian company to test-fire solid-fueled rocket engine

In a major achievement in the Indian Space startup sector, Skyroot Aerospace with their latest test-firing of an engine has proven the crucial propulsion technology. The Make In India indigenous brand's rocket Vikram-1  is powered by four engines that the firm has....Read More

Nepal crisis continues to heightened; Xi rushes ‘SOS Team’ To Nepal

China seemed wary as it sent a high-level delegation to Nepal in order to assess the current situation of turmoil. Tensions between the party leaders of the Nepal Communist Party continue to run high and the Chinese had been trying....Read More

‘One Nation, One Election’: BJP to host nation-wide webinars stressing its need

Aiming to build a national consensus and spread awareness on the need for “one nation, one election”, the BJP will be planning to host one webinar every day in the coming month. It was the first kind of such events....Read More

Ban on Chinese entry in India? Aviation Ministry busts rumour

Amid tensions running high between India and China, taking a drastic step the Indian Government has asked all the Indian Airlines informally not to take Chinese nationals as flight passengers. The flights between India and China remain suspended but they....Read More

ISRO to use green fuel for maiden human space flight ‘Gaganyaan’

India's indigenous first human spaceflight mission, Gaganyaan will be carrying three Indian astronauts in low orbit earth. ISRO chairman K Sivan has said that the first flight ever will use eco-friendly fuel. The National Space agency had planned to launch its....Read More

China turning blind eye to Pak terror: PLA ally Pak GHQ Rawalpindi’s tactics make deadly progress

While several times the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) argued that Pakistan failed to act against terror financing on its soil, it was Pak's ally China who always used to come to its rescue. Several experts believe China's loan to....Read More

J&K DDC Polls Results: BJP and Gupkar Alliance in tussle after abrogation

After the conclusion of the much speculated District Development Council (DDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, which also happens to be the first elections post the abrogation of Article 370 it seems the political race in the valley has reached....Read More

Amit Shah In Bengal: Home Minister visits Vishwa Bharti University; holds roadshow in Bolpur

BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday commenced the second day of his two-day visit to West Bengal. As per official party sources, Shah is scheduled to visit Vishwa Bharti University at Shantiniketan in the Birbhum district today....Read More

Narasapura plant violence: Wistron sacks top official: China’s double talk on labour law exposed

A week after the violence and vandalism episode in Karnataka, Apple Inc on Saturday said that it has placed on probation its supplier Wistron. The American tech Giant even stated that it would not award the Taiwanese manufacturer of its phone....Read More

Amid border standoff, China appoints new Generals for Western Theatre Command

Amid border standoff with India, the Chinese PLA has appointed Gen. Zhang Xudong as the new commander of its Western Theater Command who will be responsible for all of the Peoples' Republic of China's in occupied Aksai chin, Tibet &....Read More

Bollywood Drug Nexus Probe: NCB sends notice to Karan Johar over controversial party video

In the latest regarding the B'Town Drug probe, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Thursday issued a notice to filmmaker Karan Johar, seeking details regarding a video of a party he organized at his residence in 2019. The party's video went viral....Read More

Nasdaq, S&P DJI removes Chinese firms after US order

Following increasing Sino-US tensions, S&P Dow Jones Indices became the second major index provider to remove some Chinese firms from its index products. It happened after following the outgoing Trump administration executive order. S&P DJI said it would remove mainland-listed A-shares,....Read More

Pakistan economy contracted $10.5 billion foreign loans in FY20; hits new low

According to a media report, Pakistan contracted $10.5 billion worth of new foreign loans from multilateral institutions and commercial banks during the fiscal year 2019-20. It is almost one-fourth higher than the previous year’s $8.4 billion. Out of the total new agreements....Read More

‘Hug a PLA soldier’: Canada increasingly becoming compliant to China

In 2018, Canada had allowed members of the PLA to observe the Canadian military’s winter survival training on a Canadian military base. As per the report requested by Canadian journalist Ezra Levant of Rebel News where he had asked the....Read More

India-Cyprus review cooperation in various fields: MEA

In a statement issued by MEA, the fifth round of Foreign Office Consultations (FOCs) between India and Cyprus was held on December 10 virtually. Both the countries reviewed their cooperation in various fields including political, economic, consular and cultural areas. Neeta Bhushan,....Read More

SC appoint committee to investigate alleged conspiracy against Nambi Narayanan

Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan who was falsely accused and arrested in the sensational espionage case in 1994. The Apex Court will have its first sitting on December 14 and 15 where it has appointed a three-member committee to probe the alleged....Read More

US to roll out vaccine roll soon; FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine

In a major relief to the post lockdown world, the US Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use on Friday for the prevention of coronavirus disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. FDA Commissioner Stephen....Read More

US report claims European hackers accessing BioNTech-Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine documents

BioNTech and Pfizer who make one of the covid-19 vaccines in partnership said that its regulatory submissions and data were accessed in a cyberattack. The documents were unlawfully hacked from the European Medicines Agency, which authorizes the use of medicines....Read More

Ahead of TN state elections, Kamal Haasan to embark on his 1st phase of campaign on Dec 13

After megastar Rajnikaant's spectacular political entry, actor Kamal Haasan-led political party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will launch his campaign for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from December 13 onwards. As per MNM party sources, the actor-politician will embark on his first....Read More

Pak rewarding anti-India voices; 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi receives 1.5L monthly expenses

In a major revelation the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) 1267 sanctions committee has allowed payment of Pakistani Rs 1.5 lakh a month to 26/11 Mumbai attack planner Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the operations head of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Pakistan continues to....Read More