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Imran Khan guilty in cipher case: What Pakistan's top investigation agency said

Published on Sep 30, 2023 06:34 PM IST

Imran Khan was arrested last month after a case was filed against him for allegedly violating the Official Secrets Act.

Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan.(Reuters)

Flights, services, loans: What happens if US government enters a shutdown

US Government Shutdown: Here's what is likely to happen if the US government shuts down

US Government Shutdown: The US Capitol building through a reflection in Washington, DC.(Bloomberg)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 06:16 PM IST

Turkey’s premier film festival canceled following dispute over documentary

Antalya Mayor Muhittin Bocek announced the cancellation of the city's Golden Orange Film Festival.

The ministry objected to the film “Kanun Hükmü” or “The Decree,”
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:30 PM IST
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Trump mocks Biden's blunders and questions fitness for second term

Former President Trump mocks Biden's mishaps on stage, questions his fitness to serve another term as president.

Former President Donald Trump points to the crowd AP/PTI(AP)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:27 PM IST

How bad was NYC flooding? Record numbers define ferocity of Friday rainfall

Sudden flash floods in NYC break records, here's a look at the rainfall record numbers broken in one day.

Cars in floodwater on the FDR highway in Manhattan, New York on September 29, 2023. Heavy rains overnight in the northeastern United States left parts of New York City under water on Friday, partially paralyzing subways and airports in the country's financial capital. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 05:10 PM IST

Former diplomat calls out American media for lack of global perspective

Former Singaporean diplomat criticizes American mainstream media (MSM) for their insular and parochial coverage, particularly regarding non-Western worlds.

Former President of the United Nations Security Council, Kishore Mahbubani.(Facebook)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 04:46 PM IST

Trump animates California Republicans with calls to shoot people who rob stores

"If you rob a store, you can fully expect to be shot as you are leaving that store,” Donald Trump said.

Donald Trump(AP)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 04:35 PM IST
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Transgender student's aggressive attack on schoolmate goes viral

Altercation involving transgender student in Oregon middle school fuels debate on school violence and gender identity.

School Violence and Gender Identity: A Controversial Altercation Sparks Discussion (Isaac's Army/Twitter. X)(Twitter. X)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 04:19 PM IST
ByVedanth Shinde

These two South Asian countries are at loggerheads. Reason: Poor air quality

Satellite imagery showed 52 forest fire "hotspots" in Sumatra and 264 in Borneo, according to a report.

Firefighter sprays water in attempt to extinguish wildfires on a peatland forest in Ogan Komering Ilir regency, South Sumatra province, Indonesia.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 04:09 PM IST

Romania detects possible airspace breach during drone attack on Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine War: Alerts were sent to residents in Tulcea and Galati counties once swarms of drones were detected heading to Ukraine near Romanian border.

Russia-Ukraine War: A Russian drone is seen during a Russian drone strike.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 03:42 PM IST
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Man Charged with murder of Tupac Shakur arrested in Las Vegas

Man charged with murder in connection to the shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur, marking a significant development in the decades-old case.

Las Vegas police said they have made an arrest, Friday, Sept. 29, 2023, for the first time in the 1996 killing of rapper Tupac Shakur. (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)(AP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 04:02 PM IST

'We are defending Russia itself': Vladimir Putin's new message on Ukraine war

Russia-Ukraine War: Vladimir Putin insisted that the annexation was carried out “in full accordance with international norms".

Russia-Ukraine War: Russian president Vladimir Putin speaks during a video celebrating the anniversary of the incorporation of regions of Ukraine to join Russia in Moscow.(AP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 03:05 PM IST

Russia marks anniversary of 4 Ukrainian regions' annexation: ‘Their fatherland’

Russia-Ukraine War: The West has denounced both the referendum votes carried out last year and the recent ballots as a sham.

Russia-Ukraine War: People waving Russian flags attend a concert dedicated to the first anniversary of the annexation of four regions of Ukraine.(AFP)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 02:39 PM IST
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Sea lion escapes its enclosure in NYC zoo amid heavy rain and flooding- Watch

Video of the sea lion's escape has gone viral on social media, with netizens reacting to it with hilarious memes and comments.

A Sea lion escaped its enclosure in NYC zoo amid heavy rain and flooding(X(formerly Twitter)/@anny25717503)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 11:52 AM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Sikh Granthi makes history, starts US House of Representatives proceedings

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that Singh would start the proceedings.

The prayers before the proceedings are normally offered by a Christian priest.(File image)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 10:40 AM IST

'Turn around don't drown', New York City advised as flood threat remains

NYC mayor Eric Adams is under fire with citizens calling him out for the life-threatening situation in the city.

Cars drive along a flooded street on Church Avenue amid a coastal storm on September 29, 2023 in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn borough New York City. Flash flooding is expected in the counties of Nassau, Queens and Kings, which includes Brooklyn, according to the state�s National Weather Service (Getty Images via AFP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 12:26 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Noelia Voigt of Utah crowned Miss USA 2023

Noelia Voigt wins Miss USA 2023, she has become the first Venezuelan-American to win the title

Sparkling Success: Noelia Voigt Takes Miss USA 2023 Title Amidst Drama (noeliavoigt/Instagram)(Instagram)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 10:15 AM IST
ByVedanth Shinde

New York floods highlights: Streets, subways snarled by downpour

New York floods Updates: Multiple New York City subway lines were shut after torrential rain pelted the metropolitan area.

live A man clears debris from a drain as a car make their way through floodwater in Brooklyn, New York (AFP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 05:08 PM IST

British Royal Family share interesting info from King Charles' life

The official account of The Royal Family on "X"(formerly Twitter), shared interesting info from King Charles' life.

Britain's King Charles III (via REUTERS)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 08:06 AM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

New York City gets one of its wettest days in decades after rain swamps streets

The deluge came two years after the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped record-breaking rain on the Northeast and killed at least 13 people in New York City.

Floodwaters fill the residential street in the Hamilton Beach neighborhood in the Queens borough of New York City.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 07:29 AM IST
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US lawmaker launches caucus to protect interests of Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs

Thanedar on Friday formally launched in the US Congress the caucus that aims to combat religious discrimination and promote religious freedom.

A congressional caucus is a group of members of the United States Congress that meet to pursue common legislative objectives.(ANI)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 07:09 AM IST

European nations record hottest September amid warmest year ever

Average temperatures in France have been exceeding monthly norms consistently for almost two years.

A man sunbaths at the Trocadero fountains in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (File)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:59 AM IST

Russian-held regions in Ukraine endorse their choice to join Moscow: Putin

Russia-Ukraine war: Putin said the choice to join Russia was reinforced by this month's local elections that returned officials supporting Russia's annexation.

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a televised address to mark the one-year anniversary of the declared annexation of the Russian-controlled territories of Ukraine(via REUTERS)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 05:54 AM IST
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Explained: How a US government shutdown would affect its foreign policy

A shutdown could also dent the US' reputation at a moment when the Biden administration is trying to persuade many countries to side with it rather than China.

President Joe Biden speaks about the late Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California.(AP)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 03:35 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Several injured after two trains collide in Scotland: Police

Two people have been taken to Raigmore Hospital. A number of other passengers are being treated at the scene, the police said.

Several injured in Scotland rail collision: Police(www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/Representative image)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 02:42 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Riot at Iran prison after inmate issued death sentence; shots heard: Report

Prisoners at a facility in Iran started a fire to protest against a death sentence issued against a fellow inmate, an Iranian news agency reported on Friday.

The incident happened in Iran's Ramhormoz prison.(Getty Images/Vetta)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 01:42 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Russian blogger who filmed highway police jailed for 8+ years over ‘fake news’

Since Ukraine invasion last year, Russia has waged an unprecedented crackdown on dissent, jailing or fining dozens who oppose the authorities.

Light streams through a hole in the ceiling of a jail in Kherson, Ukraine.(AP/Representative)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 01:00 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Why is #TermLimits trending on social media

#TermLimits has been trending on social media for a while today. Let's read what it is about.

Comments on social media have been calling for term limits even more vocally since there were signs that the politician was not well while serving in Congress in the last few months of her service.
Published on Sep 30, 2023 12:34 AM IST
ByJahanvi Sharma

US government shutdown imminent as House Republicans reject funding bill

US government shut down: The House rejected in a 232-198 vote a measure to fund the government for 30 days to give lawmakers more time to negotiate.

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) walks past reporters and television cameras as he heads to the House Chamber for a vote at the U.S. Capitol on September 27, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images via AFP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 01:00 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

US Navy to start testing ‘entire warfare force’ for illegal drug use

For the very first time Navy will start testing ‘entire warfare force’ for illegal drug use.

U.S. Navy will start testing everyone in Naval Special Warfare, for the use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs, that are believed to be widely used in the higher ranks.
Published on Sep 29, 2023 11:51 PM IST
ByJahanvi Sharma
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