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Climate change making record-breaking heatwaves in India, Pakistan 100 times more likely

London |Thursday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST

Climate change has made the odds of a record-breaking heatwave hitting northwestern India and Pakistan 100 times more likely to happen, scientists said Wednesday, as the two countries experience high

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Russia may sever ties with WHO, WTO

Moscow |Thursday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST

Russia may sever ties with prominent global bodies as President Vladimir Putin continues to isolate his nation from the West following the invasion of Ukraine, Daily Mail reported.

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'Russia used laser weapons in Ukraine operation'

Moscow |Thursday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST

Russia has developed its own anti-drone laser capability and is already using it in Ukraine, Vice Prime Minister of Russia, Yury Borisov, claimed in an interview on Wednesday.

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Blame game erupts in Russia's secret services over 'bogus' intel that led to invasion

Moscow |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST

A new blame game has erupted in Russia's secret services over the 'bogus' intelligence that led President Vladimir Putin to believing his troops would be welcomed in Ukraine with open arms, media repo

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West waging war against Russia: Kremlin

Moscow |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST

Western powers opposing Russia in Ukraine could be considered enemies as they are waging a war against the state, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.

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Russian commanders allegedly slaughtering their own wounded soldiers

Kiev |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST

Russian commanders are slaughtering their own wounded soldiers instead of retrieving them from the battlefield for treatment, Russias own troops have said, the media reported.

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Pakistan's ex-envoy to Italy dismissed for sexually harassing female colleague

Islamabad |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST

A Pakistan federal ombudsperson has recommended dismissal of Pakistan's former Ambassador to Italy, Nadeem Riyaz after he was found guilty of sexually harassing a female colleague, media reports said.

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Punjab CM slams targeted killing of two Sikh traders in Pakistan

Chandigarh |Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday condemned the targeted killing of two Sikh traders in Pakistan and urged External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to speak to Pakistan on the security of m

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Putin warns Finland joining Nato would be a 'mistake'

Moscow |Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned his Finnish counterpart that joining Nato and abandoning Finland's neutral status would be a "mistake", the media reported.

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Relatives of Azovstal works defenders ask China to intervene

Kiev |Sunday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST

The relatives of Azovstal forces have called on China to help with the extraction of Ukrainian troops from Mariupol.

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Chinese currency declining rapidly as economy falters

Hong Kong |Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST

The Chinese currency is declining rapidly as the world's second largest economy falters under the weight of Covid restrictions, CNN reported.

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Kiev rejects Russia's gas transit request

Moscow |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST

Russian energy giant Gazprom said on Thursday that it currently supplies gas for transit to Europe via the Sudzha entry point. The application for pumping through the Sokhranovka transit point has bee

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