International News Updates

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand PM to step down next month after 6 yrs in power

Ardern said she was not resigning because she believed Labour could not win the election, but because she thought it would.

  • Thursday, 19 January 2023
The wreckage of an aeroplane that crashed in Pokhara, Nepal.
71 bodies recovered at Nepal's plane crash site, one still missing

A Yeti Airlines plane crashed into the Seti river gorge near the city of Pokhara on Sunday

  • Wednesday, 18 January 2023
Abdul Rehman Makki
UNSC lists LeT's Abdul Rehman Makki as global terrorist

India sought to declare the LeT leader as a global terrorist last year, but the proposal was blocked by China.

  • Tuesday, 17 January 2023
Video: Just Before Nepal Plane Crash, Passenger Was Doing Facebook Live To Share Flight Experience

Horrific video surfaces on internet. Moments before mishap, an Indian passenger was doing Facebook live from plane. Four passengers from UP Ghaziabad were live on FB to share flight experience. One of them can be heard saying ‘Mauj Kar Di’ (it's been fun) The video was live from Sonu Jaiswal's FB profile.

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  • Tuesday, 17 January 2023
Black box of crashed plane in Nepal found
Black box of crashed plane in Nepal found, handed over to Nepali Army

Spokesperson for the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Premnath Thakur said that that the black box was found on Monday morning in the crash site.

  • Monday, 16 January 2023
6.2 magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

The earthquake did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami, it added.

UP youths on Nepal plane were live on Facebook when it crashed
UP youths on Nepal plane were live on Facebook when it crashed

All the four passengers were from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh.

USA’s R’Bonney Gabriel crowned as new Miss Universe
USA’s R’Bonney Gabriel crowned as new Miss Universe

India's Harnaaz Sandhu, who won the beauty pageant title in 2022, crowned the new Miss Universe in a grand event.

  • Sunday, 15 January 2023
Aircraft crash on runway at Pokhara
Aircraft with 72 people onboard crashes at Pokhara airport in Nepal, toll rises to 68

Yeti Airlines' 9N-ANC ATR-72 aircraft took off from Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:33 am and crashed on the bank of the Seti River between the old airport and the new airport, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

  • Sunday, 15 January 2023
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Successor of Vladimir Putin: Will Russian leader give up power to a technocrat?

Putin will seek to hand over power to a chosen heir and retire to his 1 billion pounds Black Sea 'palace' rather than risk the ignominious fate of toppled tyrants like Muammar Gaddafi, said Abbas Gallyamov, Putin's former speechwriter, Daily Mail reported.

All flights grounded across US after massive computer outage
All flights grounded across US after massive computer outage

The system, critical for relaying essential information to flights, has been out since Monday evening, and it's now starting to affect services in and out of the US, as per the reports.

  • Wednesday, 11 January 2023
Prince Harry, Queen consort Camilla
Royal Rumble: Harry says Camilla is 'dangerous', calls her a 'villain' in TV interview

The 38-year-old Duke accuses his stepmother of "trading information" with the press in an attempt to get more positive stories written about herself

  • Monday, 09 January 2023
 Surendran K. Pattel
This new US judge once rolled beedis in Kerala to earn his livelihood

Pattel, 51, defeated the sitting judge in the first round of the election to become the first Malayalee to be a district judge in the US.

  • Sunday, 08 January 2023
Operation to capture drug lord El Chapo's son leaves 29 dead in Mexico
Operation to capture drug lord El Chapo's son leaves 29 dead in Mexico

Army and National Guard troops led the operation to capture Ovidio Guzman, a leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel, leading to armed clashes and the exchange of heavy gunfire in the Jesus Maria district of the city of Culiacan.

  • Saturday, 07 January 2023
Prince Wiliam (Left) and Prince Harry (Right)
Battle Royale: Harry recounts how William assaulted him, called Meghan 'rude'

The confrontation escalated, in Harry's words, until William "grabbed me by the collar, ripping my necklace, and ... knocked me to the floor"

  • Friday, 06 January 2023