Author: Talha Malik

Government ramps up preparedness for heatwaves, forest fires

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed the committee that between April and June this year, 10 to 22 excessive heatwave days were recorded in different regions. The IMD has forecast above-normal heatwave conditions over northwest and north-central India for the remainder of June, though the monsoon is expected to be normal or above-normal in most areas.

Exposé reveals massive foreign interference in Indian elections

DisInfo Lab, a group of individuals who feed on data & research to clean the information space, has uncovered shocking details of a well-orchestrated campaign by several prominent Western organizations to influence the results of India's recent 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

ECI demands facts from Jairam Ramesh on allegations against Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Election Commission of India has sought clarification from senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh regarding his allegations against Home Minister Amit Shah. Ramesh had claimed that Shah had contacted 150 District Magistrates (DMs) ahead of the vote counting, accusing him of “brazen intimidation.” The EC referred to the Congress leader’s […]

Pakistan ready to trade, India cautious

Recently, newly-appointed Pakistani Foreign Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar suggested that his country should resume its trade with India that it suspended in August 2019 following Delhi’s revocation of Article 370 for Kashmir. Pakistan will “seriously examine” whether to restart trade with India, he said.

Modi, Pattnaik prominent; V.K. Pandian absent: Odisha voters

In the sixth phase of the current Lok Sabha election, Odisha is uniquely positioned. Elections for state assembly are going to take place simultaneously. Rohan Dua, Executive Editor of the The New Indian visited Kendrapara to understand local sentiments around elections.

NASA launches breakthrough satellite to study climate change

The shoebox-sized satellite, part of the Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment (PREFIRE) mission, was successfully deployed into orbit on Saturday at 4:35 a.m. ET. It hitched a ride aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket, which lifted off from the company's launch complex in Mahia, New Zealand.

Small island nations caught between rising debts, rising seas

These nations, scattered across the Caribbean, Africa, and the Pacific, share characteristics that make them particularly vulnerable to external shocks: small landmasses, isolated populations, import-dependent economies, and a lack of economic diversification.

Indian stock markets soar to record highs on election optimism

The Bombay Stock Exchange's (BSE) 30-share Sensex commenced trading at a record peak of 75,655.46, up 245.07 points or 0.32% from the previous close. The broader National Stock Exchange's (NSE) Nifty 50 index also climbed 81.85 points or 0.36% to open at an unprecedented high of 23,038.95.

Media watchdog files ICC complaint over journalists killed in Gaza

In a press release, RSF stated that it has requested the ICC's prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes committed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) against at least nine Palestinian reporters since December 15th. This move comes after the ICC said in January that it was probing potential crimes against journalists since the outbreak of hostilities between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, which has resulted in the deaths of more than 100 members of the press.

Free handouts hurt the middle class. Our money pays for it: Delhi Voter

NEW DELHI: The sixth phase of voting in the current Lok Sabha election is under way in 58 seats, including all the seven seats in the national capital, Delhi. Indian meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heatwave “red alert” for Delhi and surrounding states. Even this scorching heat has not deterred Delhi voters from exercising […]

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