Monday, January 30, 2023

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Salman Rushdie’s attacker says he acted alone

The 24-year-old man charged with the attempted murder of Salman Rushdie has denied being in contact with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and said that he acted alone when he stabbed the Mumbai-born author, whom he disliked for being “disingenuous”.Hadi...

Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing; attacker identified

Salman Rushdie is on a ventilator and unable to speak after being stabbed on stage in the US, his agent says.Andrew Wylie said that the author, 75, may lose one eye after the attack at an event in New...

Salman Rushdie stabbed onstage at New York event

Salman Rushdie, the Mumbai-born author of the Booker Prize-winning novel ‘Midnight’s Children’, was stabbed and suffered a neck wound when a man stormed the stage during an event here on Friday while he was getting ready to deliver a...

Trumpet, a bloodhound, wins US Westminster dog show

A bloodhound named Trumpet won best of show on Wednesday in the 146th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, beating out more than 3,000 dogs from 200 breeds and varieties to claim the most prestigious such prize in the...

What is Monkeypox, and how worried should we be?

A worrisome international outbreak of monkeypox, a less harmful cousin of the smallpox virus, has now reached the United States and Canada. As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases of the illness, and 28 more suspected cases, have been reported...

Lil Nas X to be honoured at 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony

Lil Nas X is set to be honoured at 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony next month.On June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City, the rapper and pop star will become the latest recipient of...

Many cases of terror incidents involving educated youth: Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said there have been many instances of terror incidents in India involving educated youth and pointed out that extremists involved in the 2001 World Trade Center bombing in New York had undergone rigorous...

Pak FM Bilawal Bhutto reaches US to reset dented Pak-US ties

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is in New York to hold a series of meetings with different officials of the Joe Biden administration to reset the dented ties between Pakistan and the United States.Zardari’s visit to the US...

Ten killed in US supermarket shooting, being probed as hate crime

A heavily armoured gunman killed 10 people and injured three at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, authorities said, adding that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating the incident as a hate crime.The suspect is an 18-year-old...

World still 20 years awayfrom viable HIV cure: Scientist

While there has been a milestone development in the treatment of HIV, with three people being cured of the disease so far, the world is still 10 to 20 years away from a viable cure against the virus, a...