Thursday, December 1, 2022

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US orders Air India to pay USD 121.5 mn refunds and USD 1.4 million as fines

The US has ordered Tata-group owned Air India to pay a whopping USD 121.5 million as refunds and USD 1.4 million as penalties for extreme delays in providing refunds to passengers due to the cancellation or change in flights,...

US, Japan, S Korea vow unified response to N Korea threat

US President Joe Biden and the leaders of Japan and South Korea on Sunday vowed a unified, coordinated response to North Korea’s threatening nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, with Biden declaring that the three-way partnership is “even more important...

N.Korea threatens to take ‘overwhelming’ military steps against South Korea, US

North Korea’s military said on Monday that it will take “sustained, resolute and overwhelming” practical military measures in response to joint military drills of South Korea and the US amid speculation that Pyongyang may carry out another nuclear test...

Russian military personnel in Crimea have been piloting Iranian drones: US

The US has alleged that Russian military personnel based in Crimea have been piloting Iranian drones and asserted that it will pursue all means to expose, deter and confront Iran’s provision of these munitions against the Ukrainian people.John Kirby,...

Sarma invites India, US companies to invest in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has urged the heads of Indian and American companies to join hands with his government and explore the opportunities offered by his state, especially in tea, trade and tourism.Addressing an event hosted by...

Iran president accuses US of ‘destabilisation’

Iran’s president accused the US on Thursday of conducting a “failed policy of destabilisation” targeting his nation after Iranians in cities nationwide protested the death of a 22-year-old woman in the custody of the country’s morality police.President Ebrahim Raisi’s...

India, US, UK, France strongly condemn North Korea’s ballistic missile launch

India, joining the US, UK and France, has strongly condemned North Korea’s ballistic missile launch which overflew Japan, with New Delhi underlining that these launches affect the peace and security of the region and beyond.The missile fired on Tuesday...

US cannot afford to walk away from Pakistan, warns new report

The United States and Pakistan need to rebuild a modest but pragmatic relationship, based on mutual respect for each other's interests, and not on exaggerated expectations, says a report, local media reported. The report has been prepared by a dozen...

US crush China to win women’s basketball World Cup for 11th time

A’ja Wilson poured in 19 points as the all-conquering United States crushed China 83-61 to win their fourth straight women’s basketball World Cup and 11th overall in Sydney on Saturday.Kelsey Plum added 17 points and Jewell Loyd 11 as...

India can make its own decisions: US on Vostok exercises

The United States has dismissed questions about India’s participation in the recent multinational military exercises hosted by Russia and attended by countries like China, saying that India is a sovereign nation and it can make its own decisions.“Certainly, we...