Republicans reluctant to convict Trump

For the second time in just over a year, the House on Monday sent an article of impeachment against Donald J. ...

Yellen in a treasury first

The Senate confirmed Janet L. Yellen, a labour economist and former Federal Reserve chair, to be treasury secr...

Italy PM quits after weeks of infighting

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy resigned on Tuesday after weeks of political infighting, thrusting the ...

Biden brings pets back to White House

The newest residents of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue have arrived: the Biden family’s two German shepherds, ...

Heroes’ welcome for Nepali K2 climbers

A team of Nepali climbers that made the first winter summit of K2, the world’s second tallest peak, arri...

Myanmar army wants voter lists checked

Myanmar’s army warned on Tuesday it would “take action” if an election dispute was not settl...

World  /  Published 26.01.21

Joe Biden ‘positive vibes’

President Joe Biden attended a church service in Washington’s Georgetown neighbourhood and stopped for bagels at a hot pink shop named “Call Your Mother” on his first Sunday in offic...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 26.01.21

UK tycoon dies after crash

Kirit Pathak, whose family firm sold the ubiquitous Patak’s Mango Pickle which made bland English food edible for Indians, has died, aged 68, following a car crash in Dubai. Reports said the ty...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 25.01.21

Google spaces as vaccine centres

  Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday that the tech giant will open up its spaces in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites and committed more than USD...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

World  /  Published 25.01.21

Nepal PM Oli axed from party

Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli was expelled from the primary membership of the Nepal Communist Party by a splinter faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” on Sunday for alleged anti-...
By PTI in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 25.01.21

Muslims celebrate US travel ban lift

As the results of the American presidential election rolled in on November 4, a young Sudanese couple sat up through the night in their small town south of Khartoum, eyes glued to the television as st...
By Declan Walsh in Nairobi

World  /  Published 24.01.21

‘Conduit’ Larry King no more

Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more than six decades, has died aged 87, his media company said in ...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 24.01.21

Impeach trial deferred

Senate leaders struck a deal on Friday to delay former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial for two weeks, giving President Joe Biden time to install his cabinet and begin moving a legisla...
By Nicholas Fandos in Washington

World  /  Published 24.01.21

A string of firsts: the pros and cons

Kamala Harris will forever have “first” attached to her name — the first woman, the first Black American and the first person of South Asian descent to serve as Vice-President of the...
By Claire Cain Miller in New York

World  /  Published 24.01.21

2,000 pro-Navalny protesters arrested

Police detained over 2,131 people and used force to break up rallies around Russia on Saturday as tens of thousands of protesters demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, whose wife was ...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 23.01.21

Bolsonaro invokes Ramayana to thank Modi

Brazil's government has received 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from India. Brazil's Health Ministry announced that the vaccine landed in Sao Paulo on Friday before being flown to Rio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New York


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