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CtoI News Desk November 22nd 2022 Global

Six dead, dozen injured in Istanbul blast

Breaking News: A strong blast of unknown origin shook the busy shopping street of Istiklal in Istanbul yesterday, leaving six people dead...

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

Facebook parent Meta to fire over 11,000 employees

Facebook's parent company Meta today announced that it would be firing around 13 per cent of its workforce. The broad job cuts follow...

Corporate

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

Nine hurt in US shooting spree

USA News: At least nine people were shot outside a bar in US Philadelphia on Saturday night, leaving two in critical condition.

USA

SpaceX eyeing orbital launch for first starship in December: NASA

SpaceX is targeting early December to launch its giant Starship rocket system into orbit for the first time, a pivotal demonstration flight...

Global

Elon Musk mulling mass layoffs at Twitter: Reports

Elon Musk planned to begin laying off employees at Twitter as soon as Saturday last week, and some managers being asked to draw up lists of...

Corporate

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

WhatsApp suffers longest ever outage

Global messaging service WhatsApp went down for about two hours today, the longest ever outage in its history.

Global

Rishi Sunak is first Indian-origin UK PM

Rishi Sunak became the UK's new Indian-origin Prime Minister after former PM Boris Johnson pulled out of the leadership race in a surprise...

UK

Russia withdraws troops from Ukraine's Lyman

Russia said it has withdrawn its troops from the once-occupied city of Lyman, as Ukraine’s eastern counteroffensive recaptures more...

Global

Amarinder brings Punjab Lok Congress to join BJP

Captain Amarinder Singh, the former chief minister of Punjab, joined the BJP after merging his party - the Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) - with...

India

Russia loses control of Ukraine's key northeastern pockets

Ukraine hailed it as a turning point in the 6-month-long war, with thousands of Russian soldiers leaving behind ammunition stockpiles and...

Global

Britain's longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96

Breaking News: Queen Elizabeth II, the United Kingdom's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral in Scotland aged 96, after reigning...

UK

Ex-Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in road mishap

Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry died in a car accident in Maharashtra's Palghar today. Mistry was returning to Mumbai from Ahmedabad...

India

Global monkeypox infections cross 50k, shows WHO report

More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed, though transmission is slowing in the virus...

Global

Google bans Trump’s social media app from its Play Store

Donald Trump's Truth Social app is unwelcome in Google's app store until it abides by rules regarding content moderation including violent...

Global

Noida twin towers demolished with controlled implosion

Supertech's Apex and Ceyane towers in Noida, Uttar Pradesh were razed in pursuance of a Supreme Court order and were demolished twin towers...

India

Singapore to repeal Section 377 A, says PM Lee in National Day speech

Singapore news: Singapore is set to repeal the Colonial-era law that criminalises gay sex, effectively making it legal to be homosexual in...

Singapore

Putin offers monetary aid to women to have over 10 kids

The new Russian reward scheme, known as Mother Heroine, that Putin has announced as a measure to replenish a dwindling population. Women to...

Global

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar wins Vice-Presidential poll

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is the new Vice President of India after defeating Opposition candidate Margaret Alva by 346...

India

How CIA eliminated al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri

In a big setback to al-Qaeda, the terrorist group has now lost Ayman al-Zawahiri, the successor to Osama bin Laden, in a US drone strike in...

Global

Ex-ITBP official takes over as Delhi's new police chief

India News: Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjay Arora yesterday took charge as the commissioner of Delhi police.

India

Elon Musk denies affair with Google founder's wife

Elon Musk News: Tesla CEO Elon Musk denied having an affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife Nicole Shanahan following a Wall...

Global