Wednesday, 19 January, 2022


Tendency of UN members to label terrorism into categories is dangerous: India

New York, Jan 18 (PTI) India on Tuesday termed as “dangerous” the tendency of several UN members, driven by their political, religious and other...

Crime syndicate behind 1993 Mumbai blasts given state protection; enjoyed 5-star hospitality: India at UN

New York, Jan 18 (PTI) India at the UN said on Tuesday that the crime syndicate responsible for the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts was...

Al-Qaida’s links with Pak-based terror groups like LeT, JeM continue to strengthen: India at UN

New York, Jan 18 (PTI) Al-Qaida’s linkages with UNSC proscribed Pakistan-based terror groups like LeT and JeM has continued to strengthen, India’s envoy to...

Israel condemns terrorist attacks on Abu Dhabi; sends condolences to India

Jerusalem, Jan 18 (PTI) Israel on Tuesday offered "sincere condolences" to the government and people of India as it condemned the drone attack in...

British suspect of Texas synagogue siege was known to UK spies

London, Jan 18 (PTI) The British hostage-taker shot dead by the FBI to end a siege at a synagogue in Texas was known...

UK PM Johnson forced to deny ex-aide’s damaging ‘partygate’ attack

London, Jan 18 (PTI) Boris Johnson is on Tuesday battling further charges around the “partygate” scandal after his former top aide turned fierce...

Nepal’s Province 2 bordering India named ‘Madhes Pradesh’

Kathmandu, Jan 18 (PTI) Nepal's south-eastern Province 2 bordering India has been named Madhes Pradesh with Janakpur retained as its capital, settling a...

Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa vows rights reforms; promises ‘justice’ for missing persons

Colombo, Jan 18 (PTI) President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Tuesday that Sri Lanka needs to "correct the misconceptions" of the international community on its...

Nepal’s Province 2 renamed ‘Madhes Pradesh’

Kathmandu, Jan 18 (PTI) Nepal's south-eastern Province 2 has been renamed Madhes Pradesh with Janakpur retained as its capital, settling a long-standing debate...

Fourth Covid vaccine partially effective against Omicron, Israeli study shows

Jerusalem, Jan 18 (PTI) A fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine boosts antibodies to higher levels than the third jab but provides only partial protection...

On Camera


File photo of pedestrians walking down a road in Shanghai on the day of the Lunar New Year last year. | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

Ladakh standoff cost China more. Look at its ‘chocolate soldiers’, big tech failure

Despite a host of ‘peace agreements’ over the last 3 decades, China’s costs have been mostly intangible but intensely damaging and acute.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.