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Israeli Army assumes operational control of Rafah Crossing in Gaza

NEW DELHI: The Israeli army announced on Tuesday that it had assumed “operational control” of the Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, specifically the Palestinian side. The main entry point for delivering assistance to the besieged territory, the Gazan side of the Rafah crossing, was successfully taken over by IDF personnel last […]

Sunita Williams to join Boeing Starliner’s maiden crewed mission

NEW DELHI: Boeing’s Starliner is set to embark on its first crewed mission, marking a significant milestone in the field of space exploration. The mission, which aims to rival SpaceX’s success, will have astronaut Sunita Williams onboard. Sunita Williams, a seasoned astronaut with experience on multiple space missions, will be part of the crew that […]

Biden attributes ‘Xenophobia’ to economic woes in India, China, Japan

NEW DELHI: US President Joe Biden has made a bold statement attributing the economic struggles of India, China, and Japan to ‘xenophobia’. Speaking at a fundraising event in Washington for his 2024 re-election campaign, Biden stated that these countries are economically stalling because “they’re xenophobic” and “don’t want immigrants”. Biden argued that migration is beneficial […]

Indian-origin student barred from Princeton for anti-Israel protests

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, an Indian-origin student at Princeton University was arrested and subsequently barred from the university for participating in anti-Israel protests. The student, whose identity has not been disclosed, was reportedly involved in a series of protests against Israel’s policies. These demonstrations were part of a larger movement that has seen a […]

Nimisha Priya’s mother rushes to Yemen for daughter’s rescue

NEW DELHI: In a desperate attempt to save her daughter, Premakumari, the mother of Indian nurse Nimisha Priya who is facing capital punishment has reached Yemen. Premakumari with human rights activist Samuel Jerome, has landed to visit Nimisha Priya, in Jail. Hailing from Kerala, the nurse is facing the death sentence in Yemen for the […]