Corruption scandals cast shadow over Portugal’s general election

Corruption scandals cast shadow over Portugal’s general election

Monday, 26 February 2024 | AP | lisbon

The official two-week campaign period before Portugal’s early general election began on Sunday, with the country’s two moderate mainstream parties once again expected to collect the most votes but with the expected rise of a populist party potentially adding momentum to Europe’s drift to the right. The centre-left Socialist Party...

E-chips mandatory for Everest climbers

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | PTI | KATHMANDU

Nepal will soon be making it mandatory for all climbers headed to Mount Everest to carry an electronic chip that would be helpful in rescue in case of any emergency at the world’s highest peak. The government will soon be formulating a rule for making such a chip mandatory starting from...

Oil slick in Red Sea from Houthis’-hit cargo shipOil slick in Red Sea from Houthis’-hit cargo ship

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | AP | CARGO

An attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels on a Belize-flagged ship earlier this month caused an 18-mile (29-kilometer) oil slick, the US military said on Saturday. It also warned of the danger of a spill from the vessel’s cargo of fertilizer. The Rubymar, a British-registered, Lebanese-operated cargo vessel, was attacked on February...

WWII-era bomb safely detonated

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | AP | LONDON

A World War II-era bomb whose discovery prompted one of the largest peacetime evacuations in British history has been detonated at sea, the Ministry of Defense said on Saturday. The 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) explosive was discovered Tuesday in the backyard of a home in Plymouth, a port city on the southwestern coast...

Indian mission raises Jaahnavi case with Seattle officials

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | PTI | WASHINGTON

India’s consulate in Seattle has raised with authorities the case of Indian student Jaahnavi Kandula after the prosecution attorney said an overspeeding Seattle police officer who struck and killed her while responding to a drug overdose call will not face any criminal charges citing lack of “sufficient” evidence. Kandula, 23, from...

15 killed in China fire

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | PTI | BEIJING

At least 15 people were killed and 44 others injured when a building caught fire in China, a month after 39 people died in a similar accident. The building fire broke out in Nanjing, the capital city of east China’s Jiangsu Province, the municipal government said on Saturday. Forty-four injured in...

Putin mocking Christianity, charges Yulia

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | AP | MOSCOW

The widow of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny accused President Vladimir Putin of mocking Christianity by trying to force his mother to agree to a secret funeral after his death in a penal colony. Yulia Navalnaya said in a video released Saturday that Navalny’s mother, who wants her son’s body returned...

World leaders stand in solidarity with Ukraine

Sunday, 25 February 2024 | AP | KYIV

Western leaders descended on Kyiv on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen travelled overnight to Kyiv by train along with Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. They arrived shortly...

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BJP launches campaign to gather Delhiites feedback

01 March 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

LG approves delayed lease deeds for workers housing

01 March 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

BBA student killed by friends, body buried in farmland

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DDA offers temporary house to tunnel rescue hero

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Two days flower festival from March 2

01 March 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Shastri Park gets Convention Centre

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