US accuses Julian Assange of endangering sources

A lawyer for the United States on Monday accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of risking the lives of intelligence sources by publishing classified US government documents, as his extradition hearing opened in a London court. Assange faces charges under the US Espionage Act for the 2010 release by his whistleblowing website of a trove of … Read more US accuses Julian Assange of endangering sources

India asks UK museum to return ‘stolen’ statue

India has made a formal request for a 15th century bronze idol believed to be stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu and found its way to a UK museum through auction. The statue of Saint Tirumankai Alvar was acquired by the Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford from Sotheby’s auction house in 1967 … Read more India asks UK museum to return ‘stolen’ statue

WHO warns of potential coronavirus pandemic

Geneva: The chief of the World Health Organization on Monday warned the planet must prepare for a potential coronavirus pandemic. Dr Tedros Adhanom said the sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in Iran, Italy and South Korea in the past 24 hours is ‘deeply concerning’. His comments at a press conference in Geneva came after the … Read more WHO warns of potential coronavirus pandemic

Rubik’s Cube Mona Lisa fetches half a million euros in Paris modern art auction

A Mona Lisa as puzzling as the smile of Leonardo da Vinci’s muse made out of nearly 300 Rubik’s Cubes sold for nearly half a million euros at auction in Paris on Sunday evening. Created by the French street artist Franck Slama, famous for the pixellated Space Invader mosaics that have popped up on city … Read more Rubik’s Cube Mona Lisa fetches half a million euros in Paris modern art auction

Coronavirus outbreak: High alert in South Korea, Italy

Bejing: President Xi Jinping has said that the coronavirus epidemic that has killed over 2,400 people is China’s “biggest public health emergency”. “It has the fastest transmission, widest range of infection and has been the most difficult to prevent and control,” Xi said at a meeting in Beijing. Xi acknowledged that the epidemic will “inevitably … Read more Coronavirus outbreak: High alert in South Korea, Italy

US expert refutes conspiracy theory on COVID-19 origin

The novel coronavirus “occurred naturally from animals to people” rather than being “made in some biological weapon research”, a leading US epidemiologist has said, refuting a conspiracy theory on the origin of the virus. “I reject that theory out of hand. Based on what we know, it’s more likely it’s something that originated in animal … Read more US expert refutes conspiracy theory on COVID-19 origin

Coronavirus Is China’s Biggest Health Emergency, Says Xi As Death Toll Climbs To 2,442

President Xi Jinping on Sunday said the coronavirus epidemic is China’s “largest public health emergency” as the death toll from the deadly virus climbed to 2,442 and the number of infections hit almost 77,000 in the country. President Xi, who attended a meeting in Beijing to double efforts in coordinating the prevention and control of … Read more Coronavirus Is China’s Biggest Health Emergency, Says Xi As Death Toll Climbs To 2,442

Gunman opens fire at shisha bar in Germany, no injuries

Berlin, Feb 23 (IANS) A gunman has attacked a shisha bar in southwestern German city of Stuttgart, local media reported on Sunday. Police said there was no one in the building when the incident occurred on Saturday. The perpetrator could have escaped and nobody was injured, Xinhua news agency reported.The attack came days after a … Read more Gunman opens fire at shisha bar in Germany, no injuries

Your seat is not a sleeper berth: Ministry to flyers after viral video

New Delhi: Days after a viral video of an American Airlines passenger punching the reclining seat of a woman sitting in front of him left the internet divided on whether to recline or not to recline, the government has put out what it calls “etiquette of flying”. “A little bit of basic good manners and … Read more Your seat is not a sleeper berth: Ministry to flyers after viral video

इटली में कोरोनावायरस से पहली मौत, डब्ल्यूएचओ ने कहा- कम हो रहे हैं काबू पाने के मौके

सार चीन में कोरोना से प्रभावित लोगों की संख्या में 1,100 का इजाफा होने से इससे संक्रमित लोगों की कुल संख्या 75,600 से अधिक हो गई है जबकि वैश्विक स्तर पर यह आंकड़ा करीब 77 हजार पर पहुंच गया है। विस्तार बेहद खतरनाक कोरोनावायरस से इटली में पहली मौत की पुष्टि हुई है। जानकारी के … Read more इटली में कोरोनावायरस से पहली मौत, डब्ल्यूएचओ ने कहा- कम हो रहे हैं काबू पाने के मौके

‘Black magic’: Pak PM Imran Khan’s ex-wife tweets poster; deletes it later

Image Source : TWITTER ‘Black magic’: Pak PM Imran Khan’s ex-wife tweets poster; deletes later Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s former wife Jemima Goldsmith, along with laughing emoticons, tweeted a Lollywood film poster featuring herself, Imran and a burqa-clad woman doing ‘black magic’. She, however, deleted the post later. Jemima took to Twitter, sharing the … Read more ‘Black magic’: Pak PM Imran Khan’s ex-wife tweets poster; deletes it later

FATF की ग्रे लिस्ट में बना रहेगा पाकिस्तान, तुर्की और मलेशिया ने किया समर्थन

नई दिल्ली. पाकिस्तान (Pakistan) फाइनेंशियल एक्शन टास्क फोर्स (Financial Action Task Force) की ग्रे लिस्ट में बना रहेगा. सूत्रों ने बुधवार को यह जानकारी दी. सूत्रों के प्राप्त जानकारी के मुताबिक पाकिस्तान को तुर्की (Turkey) और मलेशिया (Malaysia) का समर्थन मिल गया था जिसके चलते उसे ब्लैक लिस्ट में शामिल नहीं किया गया. एफएटीएफ (FATF) … Read more FATF की ग्रे लिस्ट में बना रहेगा पाकिस्तान, तुर्की और मलेशिया ने किया समर्थन

यात्रियों को अंतरिक्ष ले जाने वाली पहली निजी कंपनी होगी स्पेसएक्स

वर्ल्ड डेस्क, अमर उजाला सार अमेरिका की निजी अंतरिक्ष कंपनी स्पेसएक्स जल्द ही इतिहास रचने जा रहा है। इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन बनाने वाली दुनिया की सबसे बड़ी कंपनी टेस्ला के सीईओ एलन मस्क की कंपनी स्पेसएक्स पहली निजी कंपनी होगी, जो अपने क्रू ड्रैगन यान के जरिये अंतरिक्ष यात्रियों को अंतरराष्ट्रीय अंतरिक्ष स्टेशन लेकर जाएगी। नासा … Read more यात्रियों को अंतरिक्ष ले जाने वाली पहली निजी कंपनी होगी स्पेसएक्स

Pak PM Imran urges UN to honour its commitments on Kashmir

Image Source : Pak PM Imran urges UN to honour its commitments on Kashmir Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the UN to fulfil its commitments with the people of Kashmir and help them achieve right of self-determination as he met chief of the global body Antonio Guterres. During his meeting with the … Read more Pak PM Imran urges UN to honour its commitments on Kashmir

Coronavirus: India Says Will Do Everything To Help China, To Send Medical Supplies Soon

As coronavirus takes over China, India on Sunday said will do everything to help its neighbour in combatting the deadly disease and would soon be sending a consignment of medical supplies. Indian Ambassador Vikram Misri also expressed solidarity with the Chinese people in their fight against the epidemic. The death count in China’s novel coronavirus … Read more Coronavirus: India Says Will Do Everything To Help China, To Send Medical Supplies Soon

UNSC resolutions on Kashmir need to be implemented: Guterres

United Nations, Feb 17 (IANS) US Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that the Security Council resolutions on Kashmir have to implemented — and although he did not make a reference to it, the main resolution requires Pakistan to withdraw from the areas it occupies. Guterres, who is on a visit to Pakistan, said at a … Read more UNSC resolutions on Kashmir need to be implemented: Guterres

Toll in coronavirus climbs to 1,665

Beijing: The death toll from China’s coronavirus epidemic has climbed to 1,665 after 142 more people died, mostly in the worst-hit Hubei Province, and the confirmed cases jumped to 68,500, officials said on Sunday, as top WHO experts scramble to assist Beijing contain the virus spread. China’sNational Health Commission confirmed 2,009 new cases across the … Read more Toll in coronavirus climbs to 1,665

Diamond Princess Cruise: Hong Kong launches special facility to bring back its citizens

Free chartered aircraft will be arranged for Hong Kong residents. Hong Kong has started this facility in Yokohama, Japan to protect its people trapped on the Diamond Princess. When they reach Hong Kong by this plane. After that they will be kept in a separate ward for 14 days, after that they will be tested … Read more Diamond Princess Cruise: Hong Kong launches special facility to bring back its citizens

Two more Indians test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan

Tokyo: Two more Indians on board a quarantined cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus even as India assured that it will provide all possible assistance to its nationals on the ship to return home after they test negative in the final coronavirus tests that would begin on Monday. A total … Read more Two more Indians test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan

Foreign Minister Jaishankar’s big statement, said- ‘Don’t worry, India will solve the Kashmir issue alone …’

Munich: India’s Foreign Minister S.K. Jaishankar has recently said that don’t worry. India alone will resolve the Kashmir issue. In the Munich Security Conference, on behalf of the US Senator Lindsay Graham, the Kashmir issue has been mentioned. Solving Kashmir in a democratic way is the best thing for democracy- It is also being said … Read more Foreign Minister Jaishankar’s big statement, said- ‘Don’t worry, India will solve the Kashmir issue alone …’