Indian embassy issues advisory for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nepal: The Embassy of India in Nepal has issued an advisory to Indian citizens planning to perform Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nepal.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested: The British Police on Thursday arrested Wiki-Leaks co-founder Julian Assange, after Equador revoked his seven-year asylum.
Algeria sets presidential election for 4 July after protests: Algeria will hold presidential elections on 4 July, interim leader Abdelkader Bensalah has announced.
New Zealand parliament votes for change in gun laws: New Zealand’s parliament has voted almost unanimously in favour of changing the country’s gun laws, less than a month after a mass shooting left 50 people dead.
Israel: Netanyahu all set to become PM: Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu poised for historic fifth term as Prime Minister. PM Modi congratulates him, says Netanyahu is great friend of India, and looks forward to continuing to work with Israel and take bilateral partnership to new heights.
Hockey: India eves to beat host Malaysia: Lalremsiami struck a late goal as Indian women’s hockey team beat host Malaysia to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match bilateral series.
Kohli & Mandhana named Wisden’s Leading Cricketers: Virat Kohli was named the leading cricketer of the year for the third consecutive year. Virat Kohli scored 2,735 runs across the international formats in 2018.
IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets: Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. Captain Pollard was the highest scorer of the side smashing 83 of 31 balls.
Newest royal expected to join long tradition of social causes: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first baby, due later this spring, will almost surely extend a long tradition of supporting royal causes, but those same customs will constrain the new prince or princess when it comes to politics.
Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry making mental health documentary for Apple: Oprah Winfrey and Britain’s Prince Harry have teamed up to produce an Apple documentary next year aimed at raising awareness of mental health.
Fossils of enigmatic extinct human species found on Philippine island: Thirteen fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously unknown human species, probably small in stature and possessing an unexpected mix of archaic and modern traits, scientists said.
First ever black hole image released: Astronomers capture photo of a black hole, black hole is located 500 million trillion kilometers away.
Astronomers unveil first photo of a black hole: For the first time in the history of space research, astronomers have been able to take a picture of a black hole which is located in a distant galaxy.
Childhood HPV vaccination ‘profoundly’ cuts cervical disease in young women: Young women who received human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines as adolescents had significantly lower rates of a condition that’s a precursor to cervical cancer, in a nationwide study in Scotland.
Bernie Sanders puts focus on healthcare with Medicare for All bill: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the latest version of his ambitious “Medicare-for-All” plan on Wednesday, moving the healthcare debate among Democratic presidential contenders to center stage in the 2020 race.
More U.S. states push ahead with near-bans on abortion for Supreme court challenge: North Dakota Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation on making it a crime for doctors to perform a second-trimester abortion using instruments like forceps and clamps to remove the fetus from the womb.
FBI’s ‘art cops’: In hot pursuit of Renoir, Rembrandt and ruby slippers: When a 17th century Dutch painting looted by the Nazis turned up for sale in New York in late 2017, the FBI’s Art Crime Team moved in, verified its identity and helped win a court order to return the work to its rightful owners.
Etruscan tomb in Corsica may yield secrets on civilization’s decline: French archaeologists have unearthed an Etruscan tomb containing a skeleton and dozens of artefacts in Corsica, a rare discovery that could shed new light on the wealthy civilization of northern Italy and its assimilation into the Roman Empire.