Several Indians among 49 killed in major building fire in Kuwait

Several Indians among 49 killed in major building fire in Kuwait

At least 49 persons, including several Indians, were killed in Kuwait after a fire broke out in a building housing labourers early Wednesday. The blaze, which took place in the city of Mangaf in southern Kuwait, also left nearly 50 workers injured, according to the Health Ministry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the incident as … Read more

ICJ Orders Israel to Halt Military Offensive in Rafah

ICJ Orders Israel to Halt Military Offensive in Rafah

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Israel to stop its military offensive in Rafah, a city in southern Gaza. The court, based in The Hague, stated that the humanitarian situation in Rafah has “deteriorated further” and is now “disastrous.” This order follows an emergency request by South Africa, which accused Israel of committing … Read more

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Europe Unprepared for Climate Risks: New Report Urges Urgent Action

A groundbreaking study by the European Environment Agency reveals that Europe is alarmingly unprepared for the climate risks it faces. This is the first comprehensive assessment of its kind by the EEA, highlighting the gravity of the situation. The report identifies 36 significant climate risks, with half posing severe consequences. Heat stress, floods, and the … Read more

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India Inks $100 Billion Free Trade Deal with Four European Nations

India has sealed a landmark free trade agreement (FTA) with Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, marking a significant move ahead of the upcoming general elections. The $100 billion deal, signed with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), will take effect next year after 16 years of negotiations. Under the agreement, India will eliminate import duties … Read more

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Ireland Announces €20 Million Support for UN Palestinian Refugee Agency Amid Funding Crisis

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, has declared a €20 million aid package for the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) during a news conference in Dublin. The announcement follows a meeting with UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini. UNRWA, facing a funding crisis since Israel’s allegations linking its staff to a Hamas-led attack, has … Read more

Families Encouraged To Take 24-Hour ‘CyberBreak’

In an effort to combat the negative impact of smart devices on young people, a charity called CyberSafeKids urged families to embark on a 24-hour ‘CyberBreak’ starting at 5 p.m. on Friday and ending at 5 p.m. on Saturday. New research conducted by the charity revealed alarming statistics concerning the influence of smart devices on … Read more

Exemption Granted To Irish Residents From UK’s Electronic Travel Authorization

In a recent development, the UK has clarified its rules regarding the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for Irish residents. The Immigration Rules Appendix Electronic Travel Authorization, specifically ETA 1.3, now exempts Irish residents from obtaining an ETA when traveling to the UK from elsewhere in the Common Travel Area (CTA). According to the guidelines, an … Read more

Electric Vehicle Prices In Europe Expected To Drop, EU Companies To Compete With China

Dublin: A significant transformation is on the horizon for the European automotive industry as efforts are underway to produce and market electric vehicles (EVs) at more affordable prices. Leading car manufacturers are hinting that compact electric cars manufactured in Europe could soon be available for as low as €25,000. This development has the potential to … Read more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Proposes Green Initiatives & Climate Commitments At G20 Summit

In the concluding session of the G20 Summit held in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized India’s commitment to global interactions rooted in the belief that “the world is a family.” Highlighting India’s rich heritage of diverse faiths and traditions, PM Modi stressed the importance of democracy and open dialogue. India, as the host nation, … Read more

Vikram Lander Achieves Successful Hop Experiment In Chandrayaan-3 Mission, Paving The Way For Future Lunar Exploration

In a significant milestone for the Chandrayaan-3 mission, the Vikram lander has successfully completed a hop experiment, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). During the experiment, the lander fired its engines on command, elevating itself by approximately 40 cm and safely landing just 30–40 cm away from its initial position. This achievement is … Read more

India Launches New Space Mission Aditya-L1 To Observe The Sun

In a significant milestone for India’s burgeoning space program, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the Aditya-L1 mission on a remarkable journey to study the Sun’s outermost layers. This launch comes just a week after India’s triumphant unmanned Moon landing, further solidifying the country’s position in the global space race. The Aditya-L1 … Read more

Indian train collision in Odisha, nearly 300 dead, another 900 injured

The country’s biggest rail catastrophe in more than two decades, the collision of two Indian passenger trains in Odisha state has resulted in 288 deaths and more than 850 injuries, a state government official told AFP on Saturday. One passenger train is thought to have derailed before being struck by another on the adjacent track … Read more

Netflix expands password-sharing crackdown worldwide

In an effort to boost income at the top streaming video provider, Netflix on Tuesday expanded its crackdown on customers sharing passwords with anyone outside of their immediate family . According to a statement from the corporation, “A Netflix account is for use by one household.” In the beginning of the year, Netflix stated that more … Read more

WhatsApp introduces new feature to edit messages

A new feature that is expected to transform WhatsApp will be introduced. WhatsApp users may now edit their sent messages to correct any mistakes, whether they were embarrassing typos or mistakenly pushing “send” before finishing your statement . But there’s a catch as the edit option will only be available for 15 minutes after the … Read more