China asks US to unfreeze Afghanistan’s nearly USD 10 billion

As the situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate rapidly, China has reiterated that the US must release Afghanistan’s over USD 9.5 billion now frozen in its banks, local media reported. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that the US should unfreeze the assets of Afghanistan’s Central Bank as the country is the only blameworthy of Afghanistan’s ongoing situation, Khaama Press reported. Wenbin also asked for […]

Two Taliban members injured in Kabul blast

Two members of the Taliban were injured in an explosion in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Wednesday, local media reported citing officials as saying. Aqil Jan Ozam, deputy spokesman of the Interior Ministry, said the explosion targeted a military vehicle in Police District 9 of Kabul city at around 11 am (local time) on Wednesday, Tolo News reported. It further reported that […]

China’s Artificial Sun just broke a record for longest Sustained Nuclear Fusion

In a new world record, China’s “artificial sun” project has sustained a nuclear fusion reaction for more than 17 minutes, reports Anthony Cuthbertson for the Independent. In the latest experiment, superheated plasma reached 126 million degrees Fahrenheit—that’s roughly five times hotter than the sun, which radiates a scorching 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit at the surface and about 27 million […]

ICC Test Bowling Rankings: Ashwin holds onto second spot, Jamieson reaches third position

New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jamieson has advanced eight places to a career-best third position in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after a fine show in the two-match ICC World Test Championship series against Bangladesh that ended in a 1-1 draw. The 27-year-old, who finished with eight wickets including six in the second Test in […]

PM Modi terms youths as ‘development drivers’, says youngsters unlock new hope, opportunities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday termed youths as a development drivers and said that India is the world’s largest youth-driven economy that unlocks new hope, new opportunities and new possibilities for the nation towards development and prosperity. After inaugurating the Technology Centre of the MSME Ministry and Perunthalaivar Kamarajar […]

1,700 Delhi Police personnel test positive for Covid-19

As many as 1700 personnel of Delhi Police have tested positive for COVID-19 between January 1 and January 12, Delhi Police said on Wednesday. Earlier, about 1,000 Delhi Police personnel tested positive for COVID-19, the Delhi Police informed on Monday. Delhi Police sources informed that senior officers are holding virtual meetings without much emphasis on physical […]

Oscars 2022 will have a host after three-year absence

The 94th Academy Awards, scheduled to air on March 27, will be the first since the 2018 ceremony to have a host. As per Variety, Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment, announced that the Oscars would return to a host (after three years without one) on Tuesday, during ABC’s portion of the winter Television Critics Association virtual press […]