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UN Security Council Calls For “Full Adherence” To Gaza Ceasefire: Statement

UN Security Council has called for adherence to the ceasefire in the Gaza conflict. United Nations, United States: The UN Security Council on Saturday called for “full adherence to the ceasefire” in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in its first statement since violence erupted on May 10. Security Council members […]


OnePlus TV 40Y1 Launch in India On May 24, Specifications Teased: What to Expect

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is launching its new TV on May 24, the company announced on Friday, May 21. The OnePlus TV 40Y1 will launch in India as well and will be an addition to the 32Y1 and the 43Y1 models that OnePlus already sells in the country. The OnePlus TV 40Y1 will be a […]

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Italy Wins 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest, the first major global cultural event to be held in person since the coronavirus pandemic hit last year, ended in a triumph for Italy’s Maneskin, who won with a hard-rocking song called “Zitti E Buoni” (“Shut Up and Be Quiet”). The song received 524 points in voting from national juries and […]

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1 Killed, 4 Wounded in Amsterdam Stabbings; Suspect Arrested

One person was killed and four were injured in a stabbing late Friday night in Amsterdam and police said they arrested a suspect nearby. In a statement early Saturday, police said the team investigating the attacks is keeping all options open, but at the moment has no direct indication of a terrorist motive. The four […]


WBO orders Anthony Joshua to defend title against Oleksandr Usyk

The WBO on Saturday officially ordered a fight between unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua and the sanctioning body’s No. 1 contender, former cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk. In a letter to both camps, the WBO wrote that the sides have 10 days to negotiate an agreement. If a deal is not reached, the WBO will […]

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Volcanic Eruption in Congo Causes Panic in City of 2 Million

GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo erupted for the first time in nearly two decades Saturday, turning the night sky a fiery red and sending lava onto a major highway as panicked residents tried to flee Goma, a city of nearly 2 million. There was no immediate word on any casualties, but witnesses said […]

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H-1B visa approvals should be for six years, suggests CATO Institute’s David Bier

Indians, especially those from the technology sector, who are the major beneficiaries of the H-1B non-immigrant visa program, are well aware of the challenges associated with seeking a visa extension. It means an additional cost for the sponsoring employer and anxiety for the visa holder. Recently under the Biden administration, the United States Citizenship and […]


Paul J. Hanly Jr., Top Litigator in Opioid Cases, Dies at 70

Paul J. Hanly Jr., a top trial lawyer who had been central to the current nationwide litigation against pharmaceutical companies and others in the supply chain for their role in the deadly opioid epidemic, died on Saturday at his home in Miami Beach. He was 70. The cause was anaplastic thyroid cancer, an extremely rare […]


Former winner Will Power unable to clinch spot in Indianapolis 500; Scott Dixon leads Fast Nine

Will Power, the 2018 Indianapolis 500 champion, is at risk of missing this year’s race after failing to lock in a spot in the field during qualifying Saturday. Power’s best qualifying speed of 229.228 mph over four laps at the 2.5-mile oval wasn’t enough to clinch a top-30 place. He will attempt to earn one […]

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At Least 16 Dead As Extreme Weather Hits China Cross-Country Race

At least 16 people were killed and five more are missing in China weather mishap. (Representational) Beijing, China:     Copy    At least 16 people were killed and five more are missing after extreme weather hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometre cross-country mountain race in China, state news agency Xinhua said Sunday. “Extreme weather hit […]