Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri passed away on Tuesday, February 15, at a Mumbai hospital, informed a doctor on Wednesday. He was 69. He passed away around 11.45 pm on Tuesday. The veteran singer had tested positive for Covid-19 in April last year, a..
A call for contributions to help Syrian refugees battling Idlib's winter went viral and has prompted an unprecedented volume of donations from Palestinians. Palestinians in Israel, the occupied West Bank and Gaza have raised $10 million in les..
A dispute over restrictions on the wearing of the hijab by female students in a southern Indian state has now reached India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, with a group of youngsters asking a college to ban the head covering. Authoriti..
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia does not want a war in Europe, but described the situation in east Ukraine's breakaway regions as "genocide" and called for the conflict there to be resolved through the Minsk peace p..
Some troops in Russia's military districts adjacent to Ukraine are returning to their bases after completing drills, Russia's defence ministry said on Tuesday, a move that could de-escalate frictions between Moscow and the West. A ministry..
The United States has suspended avocado imports from Mexico's western state of Michoacan after a US official received a threat, Mexico's Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. According to the statement, the US Department of..
India has banned 54 Chinese apps over privacy, security and espionage concerns, saying that they were clones of previously taken down applications that obtained critical permissions to collect sensitive user data. As many as 267 apps were earlier ..
Scientific analysis shows that the formation of "Bismillah" marking on the marble slab was completely due to "natural" causes. The marking that appear to form "Bismillah", or "In the name of God", on a marbl..
Norway will scrap nearly all its remaining COVID-19 lockdown measures as high levels of coronavirus infections are unlikely to jeopardise health services, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere said on Saturday. The Nordic country, which removed mo..