Eurostar trains cancels services as flooded tunnels disrupt UK-Europe travel

 Eurostar on Saturday cancelled all services connecting the UK to Europe due to flooded railway tunnels, disrupting travel plans for those heading from London to Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam for the New Year, CNN reported. The cancellation was attributed to the temporary closure of part of the track near London, specifically the flooding of railway tunnels near Ebbsfleet […]

“Give 50 lakh, jobs to kin of people killed in police investigation”: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti, the chief of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has requested Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to give compensation of 50 Lakh rupees to the people allegedly killed in the police investigation following a terror attack in Poonch last week. Addressing a press conference, Mufti said “The people of […]

Israel confiscates USD 2.7 million in Hamas terror funds

 Israeli security forces arrested 21 Palestinians in Judea and Samaria overnight suspected of involvement in financing the Hamas terrorist organization and confiscated over USD 2.7 million in funds, the Israel Defense Forces said on Thursday morning. The raids were conducted after Defense Minister Yoav Gallant designated five foreign exchange offices as terrorist organizations due […]

‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM Modi says NEP helping remove language handicaps, bats for learning sans obstacles

Recalling a practice from earlier years when children would commonly drop out of schools or quit studying altogether because of language handicaps, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday the new National Education Policy was helping eradicate such obstacles to learning. In his final ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address in the outgoing […]

US shoots down 2 Houthi anti-ship ballistic missiles, second such incident in a week

For the second time in a week, the US on Sunday shot down two anti-ship ballistic missiles in response to a Houthi attack on a merchant vessel, the US Central Command stated. The US military shot down two missiles on Sunday morning, the container ship MAERSK HANGZHOU reported, adding that the vessel was struck by a missile while […]

“I urge youths to explore AI tools,” says PM Modi in his last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of 2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation in the year’s last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ episode before the country heads into the high-octane election year, pointed out how innovative technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), has brought about convenience in different sectors of society. Recalling the Kashi-Tamil Sangmam event in Uttar […]

Tripura: CM Manik Saha presides over preparatory meeting of 42nd Agartala Book Fair

 Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha participated in the preparatory meeting organised ahead of the upcoming ’42nd Agartala Book Fair, 2024′ at Rabindra Centenary Bhavan on Saturday. The 14-day-long 42nd Agartala Book Fair will begin on February 21, 2024, at the Hapania International Fair premises and will continue till March 5. This decision was taken at the preparatory meeting for […]

Displaced families in Gaza grapple with cramped conditions in humanitarian catastrophe

Dire living conditions persist in southern Gaza as Israel’s ground offensive exacerbates the already challenging circumstances for displaced Palestinians, CNN reported. The cramped living conditions, soaring food prices, and poor sanitation are further intensified by severe restrictions on the entry of essential supplies into the coastal strip. CNN conducted phone interviews with […]