India on the path of economic recovery even as Russia-Ukraine war nears Day 100

It was hard to speculate that the Russia-Ukraine war would have such widespread economic consequences across the globe. It’s been more than three months and the war is going on seamlessly, impacting global trade. In April, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) revised down its forecast for global trade growth this…

School athletes drink sanitiser in Japan after horrible mix-up

Japanese authorities are set to investigate a mix-up in which school athletes ended up drinking hand sanitiser during a race. Following this, three athletes fell ill and had to be hospitalised. One athlete collapsed, vomited and dropped out of the race after drinking the sanitiser, while two others spat it out and…

Ukrainians flood village to stop Russian advance on Kyiv

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues even after two months, the citizens of Ukraine have taken it upon themselves to stem Vladimir Putin’s army in any way possible, sometimes taking extreme measures. While Ukrainian citizens were first seen taking up arms and even standing up on Russian tanks to stop their…

The jack-in-the-box effect destroying Russian tanks adds to Moscow’s woes in Ukraine war

The Ukraine war is not going as per Moscow’s plan. A design flaw, which the West had known for a long time, is causing massive damage to Russian tanks. British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has said Russia has lost as many as 580 tanks since the beginning of its Ukraine invasion, CNN reported. Experts have…

Blood of Chinese cannot be shed in vain, perpetrators should be punished: China after 3 killed in Pak blast

China on Wednesday asked Pakistan to scale-up security for its nationals working in the country and demanded a thorough investigation and punishment to the perpetrators behind the suicide attack at the Karachi University which killed three Chinese teachers and injured another. The blood of the Chinese cannot be shed in…

Kim Jong Un vows to bolster North Korea’s nuclear capability at military parade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his nuclear forces at “maximum speed” and threatened to use them if provoked in a speech he delivered during a military parade that featured a long-range missile and other weapons, state media reported Tuesday. His remarks suggest he will continue provocative…

‘The bread was in blood’: Grocery run ends man’s life in Ukraine’s Kharkiv

Victor Gubarev stepped out to buy bread when he was killed by a fragment from a shell that landed in front of his apartment block in Kharkiv on Monday, minutes before his daughter arrived to find an ambulance crew standing over his body. Crew members had to hold Yana Bachek back as they carried her father’s body…

Who was JCB? The man who changed the world of bulldozers

The global commercial market is full of products, but an innovator truly defines excellence when his name becomes synonymous with his invention. For instance, Xerox, Jeep, Dumpster. Remember a few years back when bulldozers became an instant hit when memes talking about the fascination of Indians with watching a…

Ex-Pak PM Imran Khan breaks record with 165k participants in a Twitter Space, says his party

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has broken the record for the most ever participants in a single Twitter Space, his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said in a tweet on Thursday. As per PTI, 1,65,000 people participated in Imran Khan’s Twitter Space. Twitter Space is a fairly new feature introduced…

Queen chats with Covid-19 patients, nurses at UK hospital

Queen Elizabeth II, after her own recent bout with Covid-19, empathized with patients, doctors and nurses at a London hospital last week as she listened to their stories about life on the front lines of the pandemic. The monarch spoke to patients and staff at the Royal London Hospital during a virtual visit that…