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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
Russia Ukraine war
Russia blames New Year missile attack on troops' phone use

According to Russian authorities, six rockets were fired from a US-made Himars rocket system at a vocational college.

Health workers transfer a COVID-19 patient in east China's Shanghai
China under-representing true impact of Covid: WHO

Amidst the ongoing outbreak, China has stopped publishing the single-day tallies for Covid-19 cases and deaths.

Cash-strapped Pakistan announces early closure of markets, wedding halls to save energy
Cash-strapped Pakistan announces early closure of markets, wedding halls to save energy

Announcing more measures, he said that manufacturing of incandescent bulbs would be stopped from February 1 while production of inefficient fans would be stopped from July. He said these measures would help to save another Rs 22 billion.

Rally Car Driver Ken Block
American rally car legend and Youtuber Ken Block killed in snowmobile mishap; know all about him

Block was riding a snowmobile up a steep slope in Wasatch County, Utah, when the vehicle turned turtle, landing on top of him resulting in his death on the spot.

  • Tuesday, 03 January 2023
 Pakistani actress Kubra Khan
Claims emerge that 'top Pak models & actresses' had illicit relationships with ex-generals

One allegation was that four "top models and actresses" would fraternise with the former officials as well as with politicians.

Ex-Pak Army officer claims Pakistani actresses used as 'honey traps' by country's establishment
Ex-Pak Army officer claims Pakistani actresses used as 'honey traps' by country's establishment

According to his profile on Twitter, he is a war veteran and currently a columnist.

  • Monday, 02 January 2023
4 dead, 3 critical after 2 choppers collide in Aus
4 dead, 3 critical after 2 choppers collide in Australia

According to the office, one airframe had its windscreen removed and landed safely on the island, while the other crashed and turned upside down, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Monday, 02 January 2023
India-Pakistan
India-Pakistan exchange lists of nuclear installations

This is the 32nd consecutive exchange of such lists between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 1, 1992.

  • Sunday, 01 January 2023
Former Pope dies at 95
Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95

Former Pope Benedict XVI passed away at his residence in the Vatican on Saturday. He was 95, according to an official announcement.

  • Saturday, 31 December 2022
  • Death
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