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King Charles arrives at hospital for prostate procedure: What we know so far

King Charles surgery: King Charles has been absent from royal duties while he awaits surgery for an “enlarged prostate”.

King Charles surgery: Britain's King Charles III looks on.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 26, 2024 03:14 PM IST

Lost…only to be found: How twins separated at birth reunited through Tiktok

Amy Khvitia and Ano Sartania finally met their birth mother as they built a picture of what happened.

Amy Khvitia and Ano Sartania are seen.
Updated on Jan 26, 2024 10:53 AM IST

Alabama carries out US' first execution using nitrogen gas

Alabama Nitrogen gas execution: The controversial method has been likened by the UN to “torture.”

Alabama Nitrogen gas execution: The gate at Holman Correctional Facility is monitored by law enforcement before the scheduled execution by asphyxiation using pure nitrogen of Kenneth Smith.(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 26, 2024 09:37 AM IST

Prince Harry's rare joke about King Charles amid royal feud: 'I was terrified'

Prince Harry was presented the award by Hollywood star John Travolta where he joked about his father.

Prince Harry-Meghan Markle: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex are seen.(AP)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 11:08 PM IST

These are the top 50 cities in the world. The only Indian city in the list is…

Top 50 cities in the world: The ranking is based on public surveys and expert insights from Time Out's international team.

Top 50 cities in the world: Manhattan skyline in New York City. (Reuters)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 10:29 PM IST

Britishers must prepare to fight a land war, army chief says: ‘Look at Ukraine’

General Patrick Sanders said that the UK could not rely on its navy and air power, arguing that "we must be able to credibly fight and win wars on land".

Britain's Chief of the General Staff, General Patrick Sanders (L) talks with Britain's Defence Secretary Grant Shapps.(AFP)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 10:13 PM IST

Hamas getting $12 million a month in donations, Israel claims: 'Financial jihad’

Israel-Hamas War: Israeli financial-intelligence officials said that US also believes that Hamas receives significant funding from online-donation sites.

Israel-Hamas War: Damaged houses lie in ruin in Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, as seen from Israel.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 09:11 PM IST

Camilla's urgent request to husband King Charles amid health woes: ‘Slow down’

Buckingham Palace announced that King Charles was suffering from an enlarged prostate.

King Charles III (L) and Britain's Queen Camilla (C) arrive for the Royal Family's traditional Christmas Day service.(AFP)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 08:59 PM IST

Houthis tell US, UK nationals to leave Yemen in 30 days

Houthis in Yemen: Houthis have said that they are targeting ships linked to Israel amid Tel Aviv's war against Hamas in Gaza.

Houthis in Yemen: People walk at a roundabout which was renamed by the Houthis to
Updated on Jan 24, 2024 08:37 PM IST

Israel on Gaza ceasefire amid talk of hostage deal: ‘Hamas breaches agreements’

Israel-Hamas War: It was reported that Israel and Hamas made some progress toward agreement on a 30-day ceasefire in Gaza.

Israel-Hamas War: Israeli soldiers operating in the Gaza Strip amid ongoing battles between Israel and Hamas. (AFP)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 07:43 PM IST

Vladimir Putin's new decision: Seize property of Russian army critics

With the latest measure, there will be a further crackdown on dissent.

Russian president Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting.(AFP)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 07:30 PM IST

China working to de-escalate tensions in Red Sea: ‘Priority now is to end…’

China is deeply concerned about the recent escalation of the Red Sea situation, foreign ministry spokesperson said.

A Houthi forces helicopter approaching the cargo ship Galaxy Leader.(AP)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 04:45 PM IST

Russia military plane carrying 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war crashes| Video

Russia Plane Crash: Belgorod regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said he was aware of an "incident".

Territorial defence unit volunteers patrol the central square of Belgorod.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 24, 2024 05:00 PM IST

48,500-year-old Zombie viruses may ‘start new disease outbreak’: What we know

The urgency of the threat has risen owing to rising temperatures as global warming has resulted in melting of frozen ice.

Zombie Virus: A scientist revived some of them from samples taken from Siberian permafrost last year.
Updated on Jan 23, 2024 09:57 PM IST

Doomsday Clock 2024 as close to midnight as ever: What scientists predict

Doomsday clock 2024: There is a “continuing unprecedented level of risk”, scientists predicting the future of the planet said revealing the countdown.

Doomsday clock 2024: Doomsday clock has been revealed.
Updated on Jan 23, 2024 10:03 PM IST

Israel's major new war push: ‘Encircles’ Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar's city in Gaza

Israel-Hamas War: Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to not stop fighting in Gaza until "absolute victory" is achieved.

Israel-Hamas War: Smoke billowing over Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during Israeli bombardment.(AFP)
Published on Jan 23, 2024 04:16 PM IST

Ayodhya Ram Mandir pran prathistha: Hindustan Times' complete coverage

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Opening: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath welcomed saints and religious leaders who arrived in Ayodhya.

PM Modi in garba-griha(X)
Updated on Jan 22, 2024 08:23 PM IST

Israel drops leaflets in Gaza seeking its hostages: ‘Do you want to return home’

Israel-Hamas War: In Rafah, where more than a million Palestinians are taking shelter, Israel dropped leaflets showing photos of 33 hostages.

Israel-Hamas War: Displaced Palestinian children walk on a hill facing their makeshift camp in Rafah, on the southern Gaza Strip.(AFP)
Published on Jan 20, 2024 05:07 PM IST

Israel's strike in Syria's Damascus: How is bombing linked to Iran, Hamas

Israel strikes in Damascus: An Israeli missile strike targeted a four-storey building, killing five people, it was reported.

Israel strikes in Damascus: People gather near the damaged site, that was hit by an Israeli military strike according to sources, in Damascus.(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 20, 2024 03:49 PM IST

North Korean teens sentenced for 12 years of hard labour for watching K-pop

NORTHKOREA-STUDENTS/SENTENCING (TV):North Korea teens get 12 years' hard labour for watching K-pop - video

Video footage showed North Korean authorities publicly sentencing two teenagers.
Published on Jan 19, 2024 10:38 PM IST

Why Vladimir Putin is searching for property of Russian empire and Soviet Union

The order reflects Vladimir Putin's interest in former imperial possessions.

Russian president Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting.(AFP)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 10:20 PM IST

Russia got 95% of their critical weapon components from West, Ukraine claims

Russia-Ukraine War: Kyiv regularly disassembles Russian missiles and drones that fall on its territory to analyse their components.

Russia-Ukraine War: Rescuers work at the site of a Russian missile strike in an area in the village of Rivne near the Pokrovsk town, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 10:00 PM IST

Netherlands asks its King to pay tax: Why Queen Elizabeth would have loved this

The Dutch royal family receives tax-free money from taxpayers on top of their private income.

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive at the Royal Palace for the traditional New Year's reception in Amsterdam.(AFP)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 09:48 PM IST

Pakistan, Iran agree to 'de-escalate' after air strikes

Pakistan-Iran Relations: The cabinet headed by Pakistan's caretaker prime minister endorsed a move to re-establish full diplomatic relations with Iran.

Miniature soldiers are seen in front of Iranian and Pakistani flags in this illustration taken,(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 10:19 PM IST

Measles outbreak in England, most cases in children: What UK health agency said

Measles in UK: UKHSA chief executive Jenny Harries said, “With vaccine uptake in some communities so low, there is now a very real risk."

Measles in UK: A vial of a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.(AP)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 08:09 PM IST

Prince Harry withdraws libel claim against UK publisher: What this means

In December, Prince Harry lost his attempt to have the publisher's defence to his libel lawsuit thrown out.

Prince Harry-Meghan Markle: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex are seen.(AP)
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 08:28 PM IST

King Charles questioned over this decision amid health woes: ‘Prince Harry…’

King Charles Surgery: Prince William postponed some engagements as situation leaves three out of four of the royal family's most senior members out of action.

King Charles Surgery: Britain's King Charles III waits on the church steps after attending the Royal Family's traditional Christmas Day service.(AFP)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 07:11 PM IST

Pakistan on Iran dispute: ‘Don’t want to escalate tensions at all'

Pakistan-Iran Dispute: Iran said the strikes killed nine people in a border village on its territory, including four children.

Pakistan-Iran Dispute: A woman carries water cans in a wheelbarrow at the Koh-e-Sabz area of Pakistan's south-west Baluchistan province where Iran launched an airstrike.(AFP)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 06:48 PM IST

Houthis say 'don't want to expand' Red Sea attacks but warns Israel

Houthis Red Sea attacks: Houthi spokesman said, “We do not want the escalation to expand. This is not our demand.”

Houthis Red Sea attacks: Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) defeating a combination of Houthi missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles in the Red Sea.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 06:19 PM IST
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