Iranian President Raisi’s Helicopter Makes ‘Hard Landing’, Rescue Efforts Hindered By Bad Weather

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter encountered a “hard landing” on Sunday, as reported by Iranian state media. The incident occurred in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province, near the border with Azerbaijan, approximately 600 kilometers northwest of Tehran. Conflicting reports emerged regarding the exact location of the incident, initially stated near Jolfa and later near the village … Read more

Xi Arrives In France For State Visit As Macron Looks To Persuade China Against Supporting Russia

Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in France on Sunday for a state visit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, with discussions set to encompass a spectrum of topics from Ukraine to trade relations. This visit marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between France and China and signals Xi’s first trip to Europe since 2019, … Read more

Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan Wins Record Third Term Against Susan Hall

London Mayor Election: Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan has clinched a historic third term as the Mayor of London, emerging victorious in a closely contested battle against Conservative candidate Susan Hall, as per election results declared on Saturday afternoon. Despite early polling suggesting a comfortable lead for Khan, the contest remained fiercely competitive, with Khan himself … Read more

17 Killed, Several Injured As Truck Carrying Pilgrims Falls Into Ravine In Balochistan

At least 17 people have been killed while 41 others have sustained injuries after a truck fell into a ravine in Balochistan. The accident took place when the truck filled with religious pilgrims was travelling to a shrine in southwestern Pakistan. “The truck was overspeeding and it went out of the driver’s control while negotiating … Read more

6 Killed In Israeli Attack On Iranian Embassy Building In Syria’s Damascus

Six people have been killed as Israel attacked an Iranian embassy annex building in Syria’s capital Damascus on Monday, news agency AFP quoted state media as saying. The Syrian official news agency Sana said “the Israeli attack targeted the Iranian consulate building in the Mazzeh neighbourhood of Damascus”. Syria Defence Ministry has said many have … Read more

KCR-Led BRS Announces Candidates For 3 More Seats, Suspense Over Hyderabad Candidate Remains

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) BRS president and former Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) announced Teegulla Padmarao Goud, Kyama Mallesh, and Kancharla Krishna Reddy as the party’s candidates for the Secunderabad, Bhongir, and Nalgonda constituencies respectively. Padmarao Goud, a former Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, will challenge Union Minister and state BJP president G … Read more

Bhutan King Confers Highest Civilian Award ‘Order Of The Druk Gyalpo’ On PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made history on Friday by becoming the first foreign Head of Government to receive Bhutan’s highest civilian award, the ‘Order of the Druk Gyalpo.’ Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck awarded the ‘Order of the Druk Glyalpo’ to Prime Minister Modi. On being conferred the award in Thimpu, Bhutan. PM … Read more

PM Modi Holds Telephonic Conversation With Vladimir Putin, Congratulates Russian President On Re-Election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, a report in ANI said. PM Modi congratulated Putin on his re-election as the President of the Russian Federation and conveyed his best wishes for peace, progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Russia, the report added. Earlier on … Read more

US Comments On CAA ‘Misplace, Misinformed’, Says MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India has strongly criticised the United States’ comments on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), dismissing them as “misinformed and misplaced.” MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal asserted, “US comments on CAA are misinformed and misplaced. It’s an internal matter of India.” Reaffirming India’s stance on the CAA, the MEA stated, … Read more

PPP’s Asif Ali Zardari Elected President With Overwhelming Majority

Pakistan’s New President: Asif Ali Zardari, co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has secured his second term as Pakistan’s president, defeating Mahmood Khan Achakzai, the candidate backed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-backed Sunni Ittehad Council. In the presidential election held in parliament, Zardari garnered an overwhelming majority, securing 411 votes, while Achakzai managed to … Read more