Spanish PM, US embassy targeted in wave of letter bombs

MADRID: Spanish police were investigating Thursday a series of letter bombs sent to targets including the prime minister and the US embassy, similar to one which went off at the Ukrainian embassy, hurting a staff member. The interior ministry revealed that an envelope with “pyrotechnic material” had arrived at Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s official residence … Read more

San Francisco votes to let cops deploy robots that kill

SAN FRANCISCO: Supervisors in San Francisco voted on Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations – following an emotionally charged debate that reflected divisions on the politically liberal board over support for law enforcement. The vote was 8-3, with the majority agreeing to grant police the … Read more

India will try to build consensus on Ukraine during G20 presidency | India News

NEW DLHI: Calling it a historic moment, India on Thursday formally assumed the G20 presidency from Indonesia “at a very critical moment in international affairs”. Amid differences among G20 nations on Ukraine, India said it will look to build consensus, adding that it expects Russia to participate in all G20 processes under its presidency. “Russia … Read more

Gujarat Phase 1: Polling drops to 62.8% from 67% in 2017; turnout good in tribal areas, lowest in Porbandar | Gujarat Election News

RAJKOT/SURAT: A little under 62.8% of the total 2.4 crore electors exercised their franchise to decide the fate of 788 candidates in the 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat that went to polls in the first phase on Thursday. The voting was about four percentage points less compared to the 2017 elections, which were … Read more

Costa Rica vs Germany Highlights: Germany crash out of World Cup despite a 4-2 win over Costa Rica | Football News

NEW DELHI: A heartbreaking end for European powerhouse Germany as they crashed out of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in the group stage on Friday. It was their second successive group stage exit after suffering a similar fate in the last edition in Russia. Germany registered a thrilling 4-2 win against Costa Rica in their … Read more

Unicef allays fears on rise in measles cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Measles cases are not expected to get out of control in India despite a spike in number of cases in some regions, chief of health at Unicef-India Luigi D’Aquino has said. In an interview with TOI, D’Aquino said,”There are certain hot spots of measles infection, exacerbated by the pandemic through missing vaccine doses, … Read more

Didn’t mean to hurt affected Kashmiris, remarks limited to quality of film: Lapid | Hindi Movie News

NEW DELHI: Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid, whose criticism of ‘The Kashmir Files’ irked a section of the right-wing and made the Israeli diplomatic mission denounce the IFFI jury panel chief has offered a “total apology” to people if his comments have hurt or insulted people who suffered during the Kashmir exodus, but maintained his remarks … Read more