‘Is It Cowdung?’ Semi-Nude Bollywood Star Urvashi Rautela Taking Mud Bath Leaves Indians in...

by Sangeeta Yadav Celebrities often try out new beauty treatments to get flawless skin. An ancient beauty technique is the mud bath , a naturopathy treatment that involves the scientific use of clay and muds to get...

EDF examines gas build-up at Chinese nuclear plant

https://www.reuters.com-Reuters A nuclear reactor and related factilities as part of the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant, to be operated by China Guangdong Nuclear Power (CGN), is seen under construction in Taishan, French power group EDF (EDF.PA) has...

Indian Woman Paraded Naked Through Village as ‘Punishment’ for ‘Affair’

by Alisha Rahaman Sarkar Kangaroo courts, an assembly of elders of villages, are medieval-style illegal justice systems where a handful of elders, mostly men, make arbitrary decisions to dispense quick "justice". Spread across India, solutions or punishments...

G7 chides China on rights, demands COVID origins investigation

https://www.reuters.com-Guy Faulcon bridge-Steve Holland The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Group of Seven leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in its Xinjiang region, called for Hong...

Unidentified ‘Terrorists’ Open Fire at Police, Indian Army Checkpoints in Kashmir’s Shopian

by Radhika Parashar Over the last few months, violent encounters between terrorists and Indian security forces have escalated in the Kashmir region, which has been disputed between Indian and Pakistan since 1947. As per Jammu and...

Taiwan Hit by 5.3-Magnitude Tremor, China Earthquake Administration Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.3-magnitude earthquake has been registered in eastern Taiwan, the China Earthquake Administration said Friday. The tremor was recorded at 15:33 local time (07:33 a.m. GMT) in Hualien County. The epicentre of...

China Releases Mars Images Taken by Zhurong Rover

BEIJING (Sputnik) - China on Friday released the first batch of images of Mars taken by the Tianwen-1 spacecraft's Zhurong rover, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said. The images were unveiled at a special...

China has created a dystopian hellscape in Xinjiang, Amnesty report says

By Joel Gunter-BBC News https://www.bbc.com-image copyrightGetty Images image captionChina's alleged abuses in Xinjiang have generated global outrage since an escalation in 2017 The human rights organisation Amnesty International has said China is committing crimes against humanity in...

Indian Hindu Nationalist Group RSS Backs COVID Lab-Leak Theory, Questions US Role in Pandemic

by Dhairya Maheshwari Officially, India has urged cooperation from “all sides” in a follow-up probe into the origin of the virus, according to a foreign ministry statement last month. India’s federal health minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan,...

Lack of Recent Combat Experience a ‘Significant Weakness’ for China’s PLA, Says US Congress...

by Dhairya Maheshwari China's President Xi Jinping in 2017 announced Beijing's intention to transform the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) into a "world-class" fighting force by the mid-21st century. A new US Congress report says that...

‘Unpardonable Sin’: Modi’s Hindu Nationalist Ally Calls for End to China’s ‘Occupation’ of Tibet

by Dhairya Maheshwari Officially, India doesn’t recognize China’s Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) as an independent nation and agrees with the One-China Policy. However, support for the Tibetan cause has been growing in the South Asian country...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Senior Official Reportedly Commits Suicide by Jumping in Front of Metro...

by Nikita Folomov The possible motives are still unknown. A senior Japanese Olympic official has reportedly died after throwing himself in the path of an underground train, Nippon Television reports, citing Tokyo metropolitan police sources. Police are now...

37 killed, 64 injured after 2 express trains collide in Pakistan

At least 37 people were killed and dozens more injured in Pakistan’s Sindh province after an express train derailed and collided with another passenger train coming from the opposite direction. The incident occurred early on...

Why Kim Jong-un is waging war on slang, jeans and foreign films

By Laura Bicker-BBC News, Seoul https://www.bbc.com-image captionThough illegal, many in the North watch South Koreans programmes North Korea has recently introduced a sweeping new law which seeks to stamp out any kind of foreign influence -...

HK police arrest prominent organiser of Tiananmen vigils on crackdown’s anniversary

https://www.reuters.com-Jessie Pang Police officers patrol in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, June 3, 2021. Picture shot through a window. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Hong Kong police on Friday arrested activist Chow Hang Tung, vice-chairwoman of the group which...

Fears of environmental disaster as oil-laden ship sinks off Sri Lanka

https://www.bbc.com -image copyright EPA A chemical-laden cargo ship is sinking off the coast of Sri Lanka, sparking fears of an environmental disaster. The Singapore-registered X-Press Pearl had been on fire for almost two weeks before...

African Swine Fever Spreads Like Wildfire in Indian State of Mizoram

by Priya Yadav Mizoram in northeastern India borders three other states, Assam, Manipur, and Tripura, in addition to two countries, Bangladesh and Myanmar. African Swine Flu is a deadly, highly contagious viral disease that is believed...

Xi Jinping Calls For Greater Global Media Reach To Present “True China”

China needed to develop an "international voice" to match its national strength and global status, Xinhua said, citing President Xi Jinping. World Reuters China needed to create a team, adopt "precise communication methods" for different...

China’s Watchdog Confirms 1st Case of H10N3 Bird Flu Strain in Human

BEIJING (Sputnik) - The first human case of the H10N3 strain of bird flu has been registered in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday. The infection was confirmed in...

WHO Names COVID Variants Using Greek Alphabet to ‘Lose Stigma’ over Country of Origin

by Priya Yadav In May, the Indian government had ordered social media platforms to take down content that referred to the "Indian Variant". The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MEITY) had issued a directive to avoid...