World

Pope backs Argentine women’s opposition to abortion Bill

Rome (TIP): Pope Francis is encouraging Argentine women who are protesting a proposed new law to legalise abortion, saying the protection of life is above all a matter of human ethics. In the letter to […]

Coronavirus

Lockdowns start to limit Covid-19 spread in Europe

Lockdowns and other restrictions are starting to stem the spread of Covid-19 in some, but not all, European countries, authorities have said, and the continent’s hospitals remain under heavy pressure that is unlikely to ease […]

World

Nurse suspected of attempted murder of 3 patients in Germany

Berlin (TIP): A nurse has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of attempted murder following allegations that he gave three patients overdoses of drugs they weren’t supposed to receive in hopes of heroically rescuing them, […]

United States

Biden reassures US allies in calls with leaders of Japan, South Korea, Australia

NEW YORK (TIP): In their first calls with Joe Biden since the U.S. election, the leaders of Japan, South Korea and Australia on Thursday reaffirmed plans to form close ties with the president-elect to tackle […]

Opinions

Biden likely to give India more strategic space

Biden has said that he would constitute a united front of the US, its allies and partners to ‘confront China’s abusive behavior and human rights violations’ and ‘place US back at the head of the […]

United States

Veterans Day in the United States

In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in […]

Coronavirus

Global Covid-19 Cases top 48.5mn: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped the 48.5 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1,231,610, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Friday (Nov 6) morning, the […]

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World

German police search homes of four suspected of ties to Vienna attacker

Berlin (TIP): German police on Friday searched the homes and businesses of four people believed to have had ties to the man who went on a deadly rampage in Vienna this week, officials said. The […]

World

Dutch PM denounces intolerance as teacher in hiding amid Islam cartoon debate

Amsterdam (TIP): Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday denounced what he called intolerable threats to freedom of expression, after a Rotterdam teacher was forced into hiding following a classroom discussion on the killing of […]

Opinions

“The UN: if it doesn’t exist, we would have to invent it”

Here is a special article on the occasion of the diamond jubilee of the United Nations. The United Nations officially came into existence on 24th October 1945 when the Charter was ratified by China, France, […]

India

Permanent UNSC membership for India — mirage or achievable?

PM Narendra Modi advocated India‘s inclusion among the permanent members of the UNSC during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly The only increase in the membership of the Security Council came in 1965, […]

Frontpage News

5th International Day of Yoga Celebrations kick off at the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): 5th International Day of Yoga celebrations kicked off at the United Nations, with a laser lighting display of Yoga at the iconic United Nations building, June 19. After the overwhelming success of […]

United States

President Trump to attend G7 Summit, in part

The two-day meeting will be dominated by the possibility of a trade war – prompted by the US levies of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum WASHINGTON(TIP): After initial dithering, […]

Featured

Can the 3 Ms save Iran deal?

By Arun Kumar The Macron-Merkel-May trio hopes to bear upon Trump to keep pact “Besides the Europeans, the looming May 12 deadline also has India worried, as since the end of sanctions, it has greatly […]

World

UK snaps diplomatic ties with Russia: 23 Russian officials told to leave in a week

British PM May says Moscow behind murderous bid LONDON (TIP): British Prime Minister Theresa May, on March 14, held Russia responsible for the nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter as […]

Other News

Theater / Films

Socially Relevant Film Festival 2018, NY By Mabel Pais “(This year) we have been able to incorporate films from more (countries) and have been able to hone in on specific social issues in more depth.” […]

World

Germany urges ‘restraint’ from North Korea, Trump

BELIN (TIP): Germany on August 9 urged North Korea and the United States to show “restraint” after apocalyptic threats from President Donald Trump and Pyongyang in their mounting war of words. “We are watching the increasing rhetorical escalation regarding […]

Indian Americans

7,620 Indian nationals lodged in foreign jails, highest in Saudi Arabia

Lodged in 86 jails abroad, at least 50 are women NEW DELHI (TIP):  As many as 7,620 Indian nationals are lodged in foreign jails, with the highest number in Saudi Arabia. Of them, at least […]

World

India submits Mallya’s extradition paperwork to his legal team

LONDON (TIP): The Indian government has submitted the requisite “opening note” and paperwork related to Vijay Mallya‘s extradition case to the liquor baron’s legal team within the UK court deadline on August 4. Chief Magistrate Emma Louise Arbuthnot, presiding at Westminster Magistrates’ […]

World

China bears heavy responsibility for Liu Xiaobo’s death Nobel committee

OSLO (TIP): The Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Thursday that China bears a “heavy responsibility” for the “premature” death+ of 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. The prominent democracy advocate, 61, died while still in custody following a […]

World

Officials say 76 police officers hurt in clashes with anti-G20 protesters

HAMBURG (TIP): At least 76 police officers were hurt on Thursday in clashes with anti-G20 protesters in Hamburg, German authorities said, as a demonstration dubbed “Welcome to Hell” erupted in violence shortly after it began. “Police are still being […]

World

Ten killed and dozens hurt in Bangladesh garment factory blast

DHAKA (TIP): A boiler has exploded at a Bangladeshi garment factory killing 10 people and injuring dozens, fire officials said on July 2, the latest mishap to hit one of the world’s biggest garment producers. The accident happened […]

World

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at 87

BERLIN (TIP): Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification, died on Friday, the mass-selling newspaper Bild reported. He was 87. Bild reported in its online edition that Kohl died in the morning at his home in […]

Americas

Indian-Americans shine at Intel science fair in the US

WASHINGTON (TIP): While four Indian- Americans received top awards in various categories, an Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. Prashant Ranganathan, a 12th grader from Jamshedpur, alongwith over 20 high […]

Americas

TRUMP PULLS US OUT OF PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

● Speaks of negotiations to re-enter green pact on terms fair to US ● Many States and Cities pledge to abide by Paris climate accord Donald Trump on Thursday, June 1, withdrew the US from the […]