April 22, 2019

World News

After 963 Arrests, London Climate Protesters Seek Talks With Government

Climate change protesters who have brought parts of London to a standstill said Sunday they were prepared to call a halt if the British government will discuss their demands.

Tesla Slaps Restraining Order On Critic

Electric vehicle (EV)-maker Tesla has slammed Randeep Hothi -- one of the short-sellers of the company and also its prominent Twitter critic -- with a restraining order on charges of stalking,...

Comedian With No Political Record Leads Ukraine's Presidential Election

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky swept to victory in Ukraine's presidential election Sunday, an exit poll showed, as millions of voters weary of war and economic hardship rebuked the ruling elites and...

Air India, IndiGo Waive Cancellation Fees For Colombo Trips After Blasts

Air India and IndiGo have announced a total waiver of cancellation and rescheduling charges for passengers flying to and from Colombo till April 24 after a deadly attack in Sri Lanka left 207 dead and...

Pakistan Puts On Display Documents Of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

For the first time in its history, Pakistan has put on display rare documents of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to mark its 100th anniversary.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 93rd Birthday At Easter Service

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest and longest reigning living monarch, celebrated her 93rd birthday on Sunday by attending the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle.

Pope Francis Stands With Victims Of "Cruel Violence" In Sri Lanka

Pope Francis Sunday expressed his sadness at the deadly bomb attacks in Sri Lanka and said he stood with the victims of "such cruel violence."

"Pieces Of Flesh Thrown All Over Walls": Lanka Church Blast Witness

The St. Sebastian's Church in the western coastal town of Negombo bore the brunt of a series of powerful blasts across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, with a top priest saying pieces of flesh were thrown...

"138 Million": Trump Tweets Wrong Figure For Number Of Dead In Sri Lanka

US President Donald Trump tweeted a wrong figure for the Sri Lanka blasts which occurred today morning. Tweeting condolences, Donald Trump said the blasts "killed at least 138 million people", a...

Tulsi Gabbard Outraises Kamala Harris Among Indian-American Donors

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu US Congresswoman and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate, has vastly outraised Senator Kamala Harris of Indian and Jamaican descent among Indian-American donors in...

"No Place For Such Barbarism In Our Region": PM Modi On Sri Lanka Blasts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka in which over 150people died and 400 were injured. PM Modi also spoke to the Sri Lankan President and the Prime Ministerto convey...

Lanka Top Cop Had Warned Of Suicide Attack On Indian Embassy Too: Report

Sri Lanka's police chief made a nationwide alert 10 days before Sunday's bomb attacks in the country that suicide bombers planned to hit "prominent churches", according to the warning seen by AFP.