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CtoI News Desk November 22nd 2022 Global

Six killed after vintage planes collide at Dallas air show

Six people were killed after two World War II-era military planes collided in midair and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an...

USA

Tremors in north India, memes on social media after 6.3 magnitude quake

Strong tremors were felt across north India in the small hours today after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan region near...

India

Tanzanian flight crashes in Bukoba, 19 dead

A Tanzanian passenger flight has crashed into Lake Victoria as it attempted to land in the lakeside town of Bukoba, killing at least 19...

Global

PM Modi visits Morbi to meet bridge tragedy survivors

Days after a bridge collapse killed over 130 persons in Gujarat’s Morbi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the site of the tragedy and...

India

Cable bridge collapses in Gujarat; death toll rises to 141

Over 140 people are feared dead after a nearly 100-year-old suspension bridge over the Machchhu River in Gujarat's Morbi collapsed tonight.

India

Seoul stampede: 151 dead in Halloween crush

Seoul stampede: At least 151 people died and more than 82 were injured in a crowd crush in Itaewon, Yongsan-gu, central Seoul during...

Global

Amarnath Yatra partially resumes amid rescue operations

The flood-hit Amarnath Yatra, which was partially suspended after a cloudburst incident near the holy cave, resumed today morning from the...

India

Disability board asks Indian states, UTs, to list accessible public buildings

The fifth meeting of the Indian Central Advisory Board on Disability was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

India

Over 1,000 reported dead as 5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

At least 1,000 people have been reported dead and hundreds injured yesterday after a powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.

Global

Cyclone Asani inches closer to east coast, may recurve

Severe cyclone Asani is expected to recurve tonight and move parallel to the coast in the north-northeast direction, the India...

India

We are where the children need help: Deepak Kapoor of Save the Children’s Global Board

Ex-PwC Chairman Deepak Kapoor has been inducted in Save the Children Global Board. Catch his exclusive interview with Connected to India.

Global Spotlight - @work

US Congress passes resolution on COVID relief for India

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution recognising the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and calling for urgent...

Covid-19

COVID relief: INS Jalashwa arrives in Visakhapatnam with oxygen cylinders and ventilators from Singapore, Brunei

Indian Navy's ongoing COVID Relief Operation 'Samudra Setu II’, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Jalashwa arrived in Visakhapatnam yesterday...

Covid-19

TiE Singapore raises over SGD 3 million through celebrity COVID relief fundraiser 'I Breath for India'

The Indus Entrepreneurs' (TiE) Singapore chapter today announced it had successfully raised over SGD 3.05 million through the 'I Breathe for...

Past Events

GSF, a Singapore-based education foundation, sends 500 oxygen concentrators to India

Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) has dispatched more than 500 oxygen concentrators to India, according to media reports.

Covid-19

Exclusive: TiE-tans raise a whopping SGD 2.5 million: Mega fundraiser yet to come

In a sterling COVID relief effort, The Indus Entrepreneurs' (TiE) Singapore chapter has raised almost SGD 2.5 million (USD 1.8 million)...

Covid-19

SGD 120,000 and counting: Altruistic couple's drive for COVID relief for India

NRI Stories - As part of an impressive COVID relief effort, Indian expats in Singapore Prantik Mazumdar and Dr Dipti Kamath recently...

Covid-19

Indian disability rights activist Arman Ali takes part in US State Department event

Disability rights activist Arman Ali represented India at a professional exchange programme offered by the United States, its consulate in...

Global

India, UK to launch global coalition for disaster relief

India and the UK will jointly launch a new Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, first mooted by Prime Minister Narendra...

Global

Indian couple donates USD250,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief

An Indian-origin couple in USA has donated USD250,000 to the Houston mayor's fund for Harvey relief, set up in the aftermath of the tropical...

USA