“Shocking tragedy”: 46 migrants found dead inside truck in Texas

The bodies of 46 dead migrants were discovered inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, city officials said, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border. Sixteen other people found inside the trailer were taken to hospitals for heat stroke and exhaustion, including four minors, but … Read more

Ryanair cabin staff strike cancels dozens of flights in Europe

Some cabin crew at Ryanair went on strike in Belgium, Spain and Portugal today in a dispute over pay and working conditions, causing limited disruption as the budget airline cancelled dozens of flights that left hundreds of passengers stranded. Surging inflation across Europe has led to millions of workers struggling with a higher cost of … Read more

Islamic State claims attack on Sikh temple in Afghanistan, says response to Prophet insult

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan capital that killed a Sikh man and a Taliban fighter, news agencies reported. The attack on a Sikh prayer site in Kabul, began in the early hours of Saturday morning. Militants opened fire outside the fortified doors leading to the compound housing … Read more

Microsoft to shut down its 27-yr-old browser Internet Explorer on Jun 15

Microsoft announced the retirement of its oldest browser, Internet Explorer after 27 years of service. As per the company notification, the firm’s oldest browser will be completely phased out from June 15. Microsoft has said that it will end mainstream support for the aging browser and it will finally retire in peace. First released in … Read more

U.S. lifts Covid testing requirement for international travel

International travellers need not take a Covid-19 test before boarding their flights to enter the U.S. from today (June 12) onwards, as the country ends one of the final mandates meant to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The change in policy was announced by a US Government official. A senior administration official said the mandate … Read more

Johnny Depp spent nearly Rs 48 lakh at Indian restaurant in UK

Hollywood star Johnny Depp reportedly ‘celebrated’ the verdict of his court battle against ex-wife Amber Heard, with a curry dinner. According to the reports, the actor spent $62,000 (Rs 48.1 lakh) on a special dinner with friends at an Indian restaurant in Birmingham England on Sunday. Johnny visited the Indian restaurant named Varanasi along with … Read more

One hundred days of war has put Ukraine’s health system under severe pressure: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Ukraine’s health system is under severe pressure after one hundred days of war. WHO has increased its presence in Ukraine and in the countries hosting displaced Ukrainians to help meet the escalating health needs. ““This war has gone on for 100 days too many, shattering lives and communities, and … Read more

European Transport Ministers agree to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector

EU Transport Ministers agreed on a range of legally binding measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector in the coming decade. The new measures, which are to apply to all Member States, have been negotiated over the last 12 months. With this agreement, the stage is set for negotiations with the European … Read more

Mother arrested after leaving 3-year-old alone in car for 30 minutes

A mother was arrested by Houston police after she allegedly left her 3-year-old daughter in the car alone while she shopped. Marcy Taylor, 36, was arrested. The incident took place on Sunday at the North Grant Parkway Target Parking Lot. Someone who saw the three-year-old girl alone in a car parked at the start-up reported … Read more

First human patient injected with revolutionary cancer-killing virus

For the first time, scientists have injected a human medical trial participant with a new and experimental cancer-killing virus. Known as Vaxinia, the virus developed in the US has been successful when tested on animals. Imugene Limited a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, and City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations … Read more

Pandemic creates new billionaire every 30 hours-now a million people could fall into extreme poverty at same rate in 2022

As the rich and powerful from across the globe gathered in the Swiss town of Davos for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022, Oxfam International Today said the COVID-19 pandemic has seen one new billionaire emerging every 30 hours, while nearly one million people could be pushed into extreme poverty every 33 hours in … Read more

Covid-19: Two new Omicron variants classified as strains of concern in UK

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has elevated the classification of the COVID-19 variants Omicron BA.4 and Omicron BA.5 to variants of concern (VOCs) on the basis of observed growth. 115 cases of probable or confirmed BA.4 have been identified, with 67 in England, 41 in Scotland, six in Wales, and one in Northern Ireland. … Read more

Monkeypox expect to reach in Ireland soon, says tropical disease expert

According to a tropical disease expert, monkeypox expected it to crop up in Ireland soon. The HSE has confirmed it has formed a group of experts to assess the disease and prepare a response. The World Health Organization is due to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection … Read more

Qatar World Cup 2022: 3 Women appointed as referees for FIFA World Cup Qatar for first time ever

Three female referees and three female assistant referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men’s tournament for the first time in Qatar  The FIFA Referees Committee today announced the lists with the names of the selected match officials for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.  36 referees, 69 assistant … Read more