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South Korea's warning to industrial sector as Typhoon Khanun approaches

Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:52 AM IST

The typhoon is currently sweeping across Japan’s southern islands with winds reaching up to 126 kilometers per hour.

Heavy rain, caused by Typhoon Khanun, pour down.(AP)
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Mansion pulled into Alaskan river as Mendenhall Glacier's 'Suicide Basin' breaks

Reportedly, millions of gallons of water were released from a glacier-dammed lake

A mansion was seen in a video collapsing into a river in Alaska and being swept away by water (@WeatherNation screenshot/X)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:05 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

This royal inherited Queen Elizabeth’s most iconic jewelry (Not Camilla or Kate)

Royal family This royal inherited Queen Elizabeth’s most iconic jewelry (Not Camilla or Kate)

Queen Elizabeth
Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:03 AM IST

Graffiti battle: Chinese political slogans appear on London street art wall

London Brick Lane: Debate ensued online over whether they can be considered as street art or not.

London Brick Lane: Political graffiti is written on a white-washed wall in the Brick Lane area of east London.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:15 AM IST

Did China hack Japan's defence networks? Tokyo's response

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said Japan and US have always been in close communication on various levels.

A China's flag flutters near people lining up to get tested at a makeshift nucleic acid testing site. (File image)(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 10:14 AM IST
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‘Restructuring Afghanistan’: Taliban stresses on implementation of Sharia law

Taliban-appointed Acting Interior Minister of Afghanistan Sirajuddin Haqqani said that the current Jihad in the country is to implement Sharia law.

People walk through a market with old Taliban flags flown above in a town in a remote region of Afghanistan.(AP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 10:01 AM IST

Severe storms ravage Eastern US: 2 dead, thousands of flight cancelled

The National Weather Service said more than 29.5 million people were under a tornado watch Monday afternoon.

An umbrella is blown inside out as a person crosses the street during a storm in Washington, DC, on August 7, 2023. (AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 09:23 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Montgomery Alabama brawl: Teen named ‘Black Aquaman’ for swimming to rescue man

The brawl began after a group of boaters attacked a Montgomery Riverfront dock worker, according to witnesses

Aaren is seen jumping in the river and swimming over to help the staffer being beaten up (@_dreadadon/X)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 09:30 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

Most new doctors and nurses in UK came from India: What a study showed

The study observed that India was the top country of nationality for newly-recruited overseas doctors (20 per cent) and nurses (46 per cent).

India (33 per cent) was also among top countries of citizenship for workers using Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) in 2022.(Representational)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 08:45 AM IST

Ro Khanna-led House caucus delegation to visit India for I-day celebrations

The visit is significant because it marks the continued engagement of the Indian government with both chambers of the US Congress

US Rep. Ro Khanna at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 08:32 AM IST

Meghan felt ‘uncomfortable’, ‘frustrated’ when Prince Harry gifted her…

Prince Harry’s aide called Meghan Markle and told her she couldn’t wear the necklace.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 08:14 AM IST

Ukraine says Russian missiles hit apartment, kill 8: ‘Bang – and that’s all’

Russia-Ukraine War: The second missile hit the Ukraine-controlled town near the frontline 40 minutes after the first, the governor said.

Russia-Ukraine War: Rescuers work at the site where a building was destroyed during a Russian missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Pokrovsk.(Reuters)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 07:42 AM IST
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Japan's warning ahead of Typhoon Khanun: Brace for heavy rainfall, winds

Typhoon Khanun: Khanun has gradually lost its strength but still packs winds of 108 kph (67 mph), with gusts of up to 144 kph.

Typhoon Khanun: A main street is deserted as Typhoon Khanun approaches Naha city, Okinawa prefecture, southern Japan.(AP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 07:32 AM IST
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Too drunk to drive back home? Italy to offer free taxi rides for party-goers

Italy taxi rides: “Free taxis at the end of the night for those who have drunk too much,” Matteo Salvini wrote on the social media platform X.

Italy taxi rides: The scheme has been pushed by Matteo Salvini, Italy’s transport minister.(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 07:24 AM IST

China drafts rules for using facial recognition technology

The draft rules come amid Beijing's effort to tighten data regulation by issuing an array of rules and laws.

A facial recognition display at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 06:57 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

US to send Ukraine first $200 million of arms freed by $6.2 billion 'error'

Russia-Ukraine War: Washington is currently working on a supplemental budget request to continue to aid Kyiv, the US officials said.

Russia-Ukraine War: A Ukrainian serviceman stands amid destroyed Russian tanks in Bucha, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine.(AP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 06:41 AM IST
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Prince William-Kate have ‘terrible’ fights: ‘Throw things at each other'

Prince William and Kate Middleton are accustomed to intense arguments and heated disagreements.

Kate Middleton Prince William: Britain's Kate, Princess of Wales, and Prince William, Prince of Wales, in London.(AP)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 07:33 AM IST

Ukraine detains woman for spying on Zelensky for Russia: ‘Gathered info on…’

The suspect was arrested in the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv, the security service said.

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky.(AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 06:27 AM IST
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Imran Khan ready to spend rest of his life in prison, lawyer says

“The PTI chairman says he is ready to spend the remainder of his life in jail,” the lawyer said.

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.(Reuters)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:46 AM IST

Impinges ‘upon my right to FREE SPEECH’: Donald Trump on trial against him

Restrictions proposed would violate Donald Trump's right to free speech under the First Amendment, his lawyers argued.

Former US President Donald Trump.(AP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 05:58 AM IST

Elections can be delayed until March next year if…: Pakistan minister

Pakistan minister Sanaullah also said, “In my opinion, holding fresh delimitation is a constitutional obligation.”

Pakistan Elections: Pakistan interior minister Rana Sanaullah.(AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 05:56 AM IST

Pawsing during the crime: Watch thief stops to play with dog before stealing

In a bizarre incident, a thief tamed a dog and briefly became its friend before committing crime.

Screengrab of the video(Instagram)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 11:13 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Thousands of US sailors, Marines reach Red Sea after Iran tensions

The US military says Iran has either seized or attempted to take control of nearly 20 internationally flagged ships in the region over the past two years.

This handout photo released on August 6, 2023 by the US Defence Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS) shows A US Navy sailor from USS Bataan (LHD 5) monitoring as the amphibious assault ship transits the Suez Canal with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).(AFP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 11:02 PM IST

US woman poisoned husband's coffee over months to kill him. Got caught when...

US woman charged with attempted murder for poisoning her husband's coffee with bleach for months.

A US woman from Arizona has been charged with first-degree attempted murder, attempting to commit aggravated assault and poisoning food or drink.(CNN/ Pima County Sheriff's Office)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 10:42 PM IST

'... sacrifice of masculinity': Tate reacts to Sunak, Trudeau watching Barbie

Controversial influencer Andrew Tate shares his take on world leaders such as UK PM Rishi Sunak and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau watching Barbie.

Controversial influencer Andrew Tate shares his take on world leaders such as UK PM Rishi Sunak and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau watching Barbie.(Twitter/Cobratate)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 09:55 PM IST

McDonald's employee in US makes ‘startling’ revelation about company's iced tea

As the video went viral, customers of the food chain company and TikTok users expressed shock at the explosive revelation.

McDonald's restaurant sign(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:29 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

Belarus, Russia 'organising' new migrant influx, says Poland

Tomasz Praga, the head of the Polish border guard, added that the Belarusian services had become "a criminal group that is masterminding illegal migration".

Migrants at the Belarusian-Polish border in the Grodno region.(AFP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 09:11 PM IST

California lottery player becomes millionaire from a scratcher's ticket

A California man tried his luck from a previous win of $500 and won $1 million from a scratcher's ticket. Says he got lucky as he rarely plays lottery games.

A Mega Millions lottery ticket is displayed in Los Angeles, California, (AFP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 08:54 PM IST
ByJahanvi Sharma

WHO flags contaminated India-made syrup in Iraq

The batch was manufactured by Fourrts (India) Laboratories Pvt. Ltd for Dabilife Pharma Pvt. Ltd, WHO said.

World Health Organization logo seen near its headquarters in Geneva.(file)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 08:38 PM IST
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Chinese origin Singaporean man jailed for assaulting Indian woman

The Judge said that a deterrent sentence is paramount in this case and noted that Wong committed the offences in a brazen manner.

Madam Hindocha Nita Vishnubhai was assaulted while brisk walking from Choa Chu Kang MRT station towards Choa Chu Kang stadium. (The Straits Times)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 08:33 PM IST
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