International

  • No tsunami detected after 7.6 quake strikes eastern Indonesia

    Indonesia issued a tsunami warning for almost three hours after a powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia’s Tanimbar islands on Tuesday, but no significant changes in sea level were recorded and the warning was lifted. At least four aftershocks...

    Published On January 10th, 2023
  • India to Host Virtual Summit of 120 Countries of Global South

    India will host 'The Voice of Global South' Summit on January 12-13, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said. As many as 120 countries will participate in the summit. The virtual summit is significant as India currently holds the presidency of the G20...

    Published On January 10th, 2023
  • After a brief lull, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts again

    Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano:- After a brief pause, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted again, spewing lava fountains and discharges of volcanic ash into the air. The eruption started January 5, 2022 afternoon at the volcano’s crater, according to a notice issued by...

    Published On January 9th, 2023
  • Indian-origin Manpreet Monica Singh sworn in as 1st female Sikh judge of USA

    Manpreet Monica Singh:- Indian-origin Sikh woman, Manpreet Monica Singh became the first ever female Sikh judge in the US after she was sworn in as a Harris county judge. Born and brought up in Houston, after her father immigrated to...

    Published On January 9th, 2023
  • Kevin McCarthy named as new speaker of the US House of Representation

    Kevin McCarthy The United States Parliament has elected Kevin McCarthy of the Republican Party as the speaker of the House of Representatives after 15 rounds of voting. He is the 55th speaker of the US House of Representatives. He was...

    Published On January 9th, 2023
  • Taiwan Passes its Chips Act, Offers Tax Credits to Chipmakers

    Taiwanese lawmakers have passed new rules that let local chip firms turn 25% of their annual research and development expenses into tax credits, part of efforts to keep cutting-edge semiconductor technologies at home and maintain the island’s technology leadership. Officials there...

    Published On January 9th, 2023
  • US Approves World’s First Vaccine for Declining Honey Bees

    US has approved the first-ever vaccine for honey bees which will confer protection from the American foulbrood disease, raising hopes of a new weapon against diseases that routinely ravage colonies that are relied upon for food pollination. The US Department...

    Published On January 6th, 2023
  • Impacts of Europe’s Extreme Winter Heat Wave Visible From Space

    New satellite imagery reveals the effect of Europe's 'winter heatwave' in the thick of the continent's winter skiing season. An image posted by the European Union's Copernicus Programme shows a distinct lack of snow surrounding the Swiss town of Altdorf, which...

    Published On January 6th, 2023
  • India Identifies two Lithium and one Copper mine in Argentina for a Possible Acquisition

    The Indian government has proclaimed that they have identified two lithium mines and one copper mine in Argentina and they are moving forward to acquiring it or taking long term lease.  The government of India said that they had sent...

    Published On January 6th, 2023
  • Russia-Ukraine War: Putin Orders 36-hour Ceasefire in Ukraine Over Orthodox Christmas

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a 36-hour ceasefire in Ukraine over Orthodox Christmas, the first major truce of the more than 10-month long war that has killed tens of thousands and devastated swathes of Ukraine. Putin ordered the ceasefire to begin...

    Published On January 5th, 2023