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US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reveals she’s a sexual assault survivor

US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revealed that she is a victim of sexual assault. Cortez said that she feared for her life when Trump supporters stormed into Capitol Hill and unleashed violence.

Coup in Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi detained; India, US express concern

Myanmar’s military has taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency after detaining de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday.

UK bans all flights from UAE due to new variant of coronavirus

Britain on Friday banned all the direct flights to and from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), shutting down the world's busiest international airline route from Dubai to London.

India, China to hold ninth round of military talks today to resolve Ladakh border standoff

In a bid to end the standoff at Ladakh border, India and China will be engaging in ninth round of military level talks.

US President Donald Trump impeached for second time over Capitol Hill violence

The House voted 232 to 197 to impeach Trump, the only US president to be impeached twice. The Democrats and 10 Republicans including Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the third-ranking House Republican, approved the article of impeachment.

US Vice President Mike Pence rejects 25th Amendment to oust Donald Trump for rest of the term

US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday told House leaders that he does not support invoking the 25th Amendment process to remove Donald Trump, but guaranteeing an impeachment vote against the besieged president.

Donald Trump orders state of emergency in Washington DC ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration until January 24

US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Washington DC that will remain effective until President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 24.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle quit social media, have no plans to return

The couple had garnered over 10 million followers on photo sharing app Instagram. They had posted last in March 2020.

Indonesia plane with 62 passengers onboard feared crashed

An Indonesian Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 passengers is feared to have crashed into sea on Saturday after it lost contact with air traffic control in country's capital Jakarta.

Donald Trump says he will not be silenced after Twitter suspension

US President Donald Trump his hit out at micro-blogging platform Twitter following suspension of his account by the social media giant citing risk of further incitement of violence.

Ahead of FATF review meet, 26/11 attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi sentenced to 15 years in prison by Pakistan court

26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was on Friday sentenced to 15 years in jail by a Pakistan court in a terror financing case.

Day after Capitol siege, Trump condemns violence

A day after violence in the United States Capitol left four people including one woman dead, US President Donald Trump condemned the violence in a video message on Thursday.

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Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, says vaccinate people free of cost before Bengal polls

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking to vaccinate people free of cost before the upcoming assembly elections.

Gangubai Kathiawadi teaser out: Alia Bhatt impresses in bold avatar

Cinephiles were in for a treat on Wednesday as much-awaited teaser of Alia Bhatt starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi was released.

Ayushmann Khurrana fans gatecrash hotel in Shillong, actor takes selfie with them

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's fans gatecrashed the hotel in Shillong where the actor is staying for the shoot of his upcoming movie Anek. In a video which has surfaced online, the actor is seen taking selfie with his fans.

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee calls PM Modi names

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling him Dangabaaz and Daitya.