Why Imran Khan's Azadi March in Islamabad shows his political career may not be over yet
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Why Imran Khan's Azadi March in Islamabad shows his political career may not be over yet

From protests to popularity with youth and conspiracy claims, let’s examine what Imran has up his sleeve

What you need to know about Singapore’s beer made out of urine
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What you need to know about Singapore’s beer made out of urine

A brewery in Singapore has taken the message of being environment friendly to another level by turning urine and sewage into alcoholic beverages

Quantum internet gets one step closer: What is it?
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Quantum internet gets one step closer: What is it?

Quantum internet is a computer network that can send quantum information between distant machines. Quantum teleportation can transfer information between locations without actually moving the physical matter that holds it

Explainer: How Turkey’s Erdogan could benefit from the NATO debate
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Explainer: How Turkey’s Erdogan could benefit from the NATO debate

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using the country’s ability to veto new NATO membership bids of Sweden and Finland to his advantage. He’s trying to pressure other nations to act against groups his government views as terrorists

Singapore-based Singtel to sell stake in Bharti Airtel to Sunil Mittal family
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Singapore-based Singtel to sell stake in Bharti Airtel to Sunil Mittal family

Singtel's effective stake in Bharti Airtel is 31.7 per cent. It holds a 49.44 per cent stake in Mittal family owned firm Bharti Telecom. Bharti Telecom holds a 35.85 per cent in Bharti Airtel.

Israel tells US it was behind killing of Iran Revolutionary Guards colonel: NYT
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Israel tells US it was behind killing of Iran Revolutionary Guards colonel: NYT

On 22 May, colonel Sayyad Khodai was shot dead by a gunman on the back of a motorcycle as he sat in a car outside his home in Tehran

Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz to visit India next week
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Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz to visit India next week

Gantz was scheduled to visit India towards the end of March but had to postpone his trip amid a series of deadly terror attacks across Israel

Can US citizens sue gun manufacturers?: The laws explained and the changes California wants to usher in
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Can US citizens sue gun manufacturers?: The laws explained and the changes California wants to usher in

Hours after the Texas shooting, California's legislature advanced a slew of bills including one that allows private citizens to sue anyone who imports or sells assault weapons

US special envoy praises India’s capability to support Afghans with humanitarian needs
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US special envoy praises India’s capability to support Afghans with humanitarian needs

Thomas West also thanked Joint Secretary JP Singh for hosting the ambassador and his team for detailed discussions on Afghanistan policy in New Delhi

European Union to formally launch FTA negotiations with India soon
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European Union to formally launch FTA negotiations with India soon

European Union executive vice-president and Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis has held a meeting with Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on the sidelines of the WEF meet in Geneva

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down from board amid Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition deal
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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down from board amid Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition deal

In November 2021, Jack Dorsey had quit from the post of Twitter CEO, handing over the responsibility to Indian-origin Parag Agrawal

Man from Japan spends Rs 12 lakh to look like a dog; shares photos and videos
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Man from Japan spends Rs 12 lakh to look like a dog; shares photos and videos

Toko paid professional agency 2 million yen (Rs 12 lakh) to create a realistic costume of a Collie. The company took 40 days to create the costume.

'The pandemic won't stop us': People in Beijing skirt COVID-19 rules
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'The pandemic won't stop us': People in Beijing skirt COVID-19 rules

Beijing recorded just dozens of cases each day but has also gone quiet since May with schools closed and everyone told to work from home

Former Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa questioned by CID over 9 May violence
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Former Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa questioned by CID over 9 May violence

Police said the CID recorded a nearly three-hour-long statement from the former Prime Minister last evening at his residence in Colombo

Afghanistan: Death toll from four bombs that ripped through minibuses and a mosque rises to 16
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Afghanistan: Death toll from four bombs that ripped through minibuses and a mosque rises to 16

On 25 May, at least 10 people were killed when three bombs placed on separate minibuses exploded in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif

As flu cases increase, vaccination to offer some bonus protection from COVID as well
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As flu cases increase, vaccination to offer some bonus protection from COVID as well

The influenza vaccine can protect against the flu and a growing body of international research suggests the flu jab might also protect against COVID-19

Watch | This elephant's battle with a goose will leave you in splits; see video here
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Watch | This elephant's battle with a goose will leave you in splits; see video here

The clip was first shared by IFS officer Susanta Nanda in 2020. However, it has gone viral once again after it was shared by IPS officer Dipanshu Kabra today, 26 May.

Pakistan's ex-PM Imran Khan issues ultimatum on elections after mass rally
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Pakistan's ex-PM Imran Khan issues ultimatum on elections after mass rally

The coalition government which has seen the country's two normally feuding dynastic parties combine to push Imran Khan out of power has repeatedly said it has no plans to hold an election

China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries
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China wants 10 Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries

China also wants to jointly develop a marine plan for fisheries — which would include the Pacific's lucrative tuna catch — increase cooperation on running the region's internet networks

Pakistan Army deployed as Imran Khan's protest march enters Islamabad
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Pakistan Army deployed as Imran Khan's protest march enters Islamabad

The Pakistan government has deployed the Army in the Red Zone to 'protect important government buildings' after Imran Khan entered the federal capital amid rising tensions in the country