The US immigration system needs to be more merit-based for a competitive economy

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Indo-Canadian entrepreneur Firoz Patel detained for USD 24 million Bitcoin fraud

A media release from the Department of Justice (DoJ), US Attorney’s Office, District of Columbia, was headlined: “Former operator of...


Russian sanctions leading to increasing rupee surplus in India

A combination of economic sanctions on Russia and a lopsided trade relationship with India is leading to USD 1 billion each month in Russian...


Top experts issue warning about AI technology, sign 'Statement on AI Risk'

Top AI scientists, researchers and others have issued a new warning about the perils that artificial intelligence poses to humankind.


Scaling Mt Garbage: A sad sight on Everest as the world marks 70th year of Hillary-Tenzing feat

The revolting pile of trash represents an uncontrolled number of climbers on Mt Everest, climbers who very often do not have the experience...


Djokovic stirs controversy with message about Kosovo clashes at French Open

Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic brought the political controversy and communal tensions in his nation into the limelight at the...

WATCH: Passenger opens plane's emergency exit door midair

A short video showing a passenger opening the emergency exit door on an Asiana Airlines flight as it was preparing to land has gone viral on...


Russia hits back as Ukraine official says Putin 'number one on Kyiv's kill list'

The Kremlin has hit back after a top Ukrainian intelligence official said President Vladimir Putin was number one on Kyiv's kill list.


Decoding dark facts in the search for missing Singaporean-Indian climber Shrinivas Dattatraya

Singaporean-Indian climber Shrinivas Sainis Dattatraya's search and rescue (SAR) efforts are reportedly ongoing, the signature...


From temples to trade: India, Australia PMs hold bilateral talks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the incidents of vandalism of temples in Australia during the course of wide-ranging bilateral...


Video shows unseen highlights of PM Modi's Japan visit

The Indian government released a behind-the-scenes highlights reel of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G7 meet.


Biden’s problem of plenty! US president is flooded with requests for state dinner invites for Modi’s upcoming trip

The two heads of state shared a warm hug at the G7 summit in Japan, before the Quad group meet. The hug has been interpreted as “setting...


Girl puts on 5.5kg clothes to escape airport baggage fee; gets slapped with a fine

A teenager named Adriana Ocampo put on most of the clothes in her suitcase before boarding her flight from Melbourne to Adelaide, Australia,...


G7 Summit: PM Modi in first face-to-face meeting with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy since Russian invasion

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a bilateral meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the sidelines of the G7...


PM Modi meets Japanese counterpart Kishida, unveils Gandhi bust in Hiroshima

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Kishida Fumio, interacted with members of the Indian community and unveiled...


Modi to attend G7 summit during tri-nation trip; world leaders reach Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will touch down in Hiroshima, Japan today at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Kishida Fumio...


Ukraine says six Russian Kinzhal missiles shot down, just after Zelenskyy ends Europe trip on a high note

Ukraine said that it had shot down half-a-dozen Russian Kinzhal missiles in one night, in its biggest display of firepower yet. This was...


During UK visit, Zelenskyy discusses military aid, counteroffensive with PM Sunak

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy proposed creating a "jets coalition" after face-to-face talks with Rishi Sunak, as the United...


UK royals Prince William and wife Kate to visit Singapore for The Earthshot Prize 2023

Prince William and wife Kate will visit Singapore later this year for The Earthshot Prize ceremony, in partnership with Temasek.


Zelenskyy says Ukraine 'can make aggressor’s defeat irreversible' with Western help

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, during an official state visit to Western Europe, said yesterday that Kyiv and its Western supporters...


Imran Khan slams Army, calls for 'freedom' protests in first address after arrest

Controversial Pakistani politician Imran Khan called for nationwide “freedom” protests after his brief arrest and detention last week...


Modi to interact with Biden at White House during US state visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is officially set for a state visit to the United States on June 22, following an invitation from US President...


Imran Khan given 2-week bail by Islamabad High Court in Al Qadir Trust case

Imran Khan, former Pakistan PM, was surrounded by a huge crowd, including security personnel, when he arrived at the Islamabad High Court,...


Pakistan SC rules Imran Khan’s arrest illegal, orders his release

The turmoil in Pakistan continued and eight people have been killed in clashes over the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party...


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