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World NewsSep 7, 2021, 10:56 PM IST
Sirajuddin Haqqani: Wanted terrorist who is now Afghanistan's Interior minister
Sirajuddin Haqqani aka Khalifa aka Sirajuddin Jallaloudine Haqqani is a globally designated terrorist who is being sought by multiple agencies across the world for crimes against humanity. Today, he is the interior minister of Taliban-led Afghanistan.
TechnologySep 2, 2021, 4:20 PM IST
Instagram went down globally as users unable to load stories, posts
Instagram has yet to address the problem publicly, and the source of the mistake is unknown. Users in Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Bengaluru are the most affected.
World NewsAug 25, 2021, 4:53 PM IST
Qatar Airways awarded best airline in the world, highest in COVID-19 hygiene
Qatar Airways is the only airline globally with a 5-Star rating from Skytrax in four categories: Best Airline Rating, Airline COVID-19 Safety Rating, Best Airport Rating, and Airport COVID-19 Safety Rating.
BusinessAug 24, 2021, 4:15 PM IST
Airbnb offers free accommodation to 20,000 Afghan refugees globally
The offer is effective immediately, and the business stated that it is collaborating with non-governmental organisations "on the ground" to address the most critical needs.
World NewsAug 19, 2021, 6:31 PM IST
Taliban takeover: Afghan diaspora stage protests world over
A number of protests have been staged by the Afghan diaspora in different cities globally. In some places, the protestors have raised their voice against Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan crisis. Protestors have blamed Islamabad for helping Taliban take control of the war-torn country. Here’s a look at some of the scenes of protesting Afghan diaspora across cities.
Coronavirus WorldJul 29, 2021, 10:52 AM IST
Delta variant spread to 132 countries as COVID-19 infections rise, warns WHO
An average of around 540,000 cases was reported globally each day over the past week as compared to 490,000 cases reported daily the week before.
India NewsJul 27, 2021, 6:38 PM IST
Increasing trend in COVID cases reported, it's a cause of concern, says Centre
Dr VK Paul, chairman of the National Expert Committee on Vaccination Administration, also addressed and said, "The pandemic is far from over... globally. We have to be careful... We may be tired, but not the virus, this is an alert for us."
ChinaJul 21, 2021, 10:56 AM IST
China unveils 'world's fastest' high-speed maglev train capable of traveling over 370 mph
The maximum speed would make the train, self-developed by China and manufactured in the coastal city of Qingdao, the fastest ground vehicle globally.
TechnologyJul 19, 2021, 2:02 PM IST
India’s average internet speeds improve for both mobile, fixed broadband in June: Ookla
Whereas the fixed broadband internet speeds reached 58.17 Mbps as compared to 55.65 Mbps in May 2021, helping India secure 70th ranking globally in terms of fixed broadband speeds.
TechnologyJul 16, 2021, 6:25 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi edges past Apple to become world's No 2
In a major boost, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. witnessed an 83% increase in shipment across the globe and was able to push aside another smartphone giant Apple and claim the number 2 spot worldwide.
Top StoriesJul 15, 2021, 3:32 PM IST
Indian IT major Infosys to hire 35,000 fresh college graduates for FY-22 globally
In a big announcement, Infosys said that it will hire new talents and recruit 35,000 fresh college graduates for the financial year 2022 and this hiring will not just be limited to India. The announcement comes immediately after its Q1 results.
CoronavirusJul 1, 2021, 12:43 PM IST
Delta variant of coronavirus to become dominant strain in coming months, warns WHO
Noting that the Delta variant of Covid-19 is present in nearly 100 countries as per conservative estimates, the WHO warned that the highly transmissible strain will become the dominant variant of the coronavirus globally in the coming months.
World NewsJun 30, 2021, 4:24 PM IST
World must remove a billion tonnes of CO2 by 2025: Report
The report by the Coalition for Negative Emission and consultancy firm McKinsey said that without action to deliver 1 Gigatonne of negative emissions globally by 2025, keeping global warming within the Paris Agreement target of 1.5 degrees Celsius cannot be achieved.
CoronavirusJun 14, 2021, 1:15 PM IST
24 new COVID variants found in bats in China; one similar to SARS-CoV-2, claim Chinese researchers
Chinese researchers who were probing the samples from bats in Yunnan Province have assembled 24 genome sequences. The researchers claim that out of 24, one is similar to SARS-CoV-2 virus which at present has spread globally.
Top StoriesJun 11, 2021, 12:26 PM IST
Coronavirus: India reports 91,702 cases, 3403 deaths; recoveries continue to outnumber daily cases
Daily cases have fallen below 1 lakh in India over the last few days. The country, however, is still reporting the most cases globally.