Wildfires in California still raging; Claim at least 63 lives

Khabarindiaonline:   In the US, the deadliest wildfire in California’s history has claimed at least 63 lives and left more than 600 people missing, as firefighters gained ground in containing and suppressing the flames. Some 500 rescue workers continued to sift through debris for missing people in and around the northern town of Paradise, one week […]

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Five Saudi officials face death penalty over alleged murder of journalist Khashoggi

Khabarindiaonline:   Five Saudi officials face the death penalty over the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, Riyadh’s public prosecutor said on Thursday. However, he said Saudi crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman has not been implicated in the murder. A spokesman for the public prosecutor’s office, in the first Saudi acknowledgement […]

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PM Modi to attend 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore today

Khabarindiaonline:   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore today. The summit is a regional forum held annually by leaders of 18 countries in the East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian regions, including Russia and the United States. Since its inception in 2005, the summit has played a significant […]

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British, EU negotiators reach agreement on terms of Brexit deal

Khabarindiaonline:   British and EU negotiators have reached an agreement on the terms of a Brexit deal on a “technical level”. The Press Association news agency citing a government source reported in London today that the draft will be examined by the British cabinet on Wednesday. Ireland’s public broadcaster RTE cited two government sources said a […]

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Financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians, says PM at Fintech Festival in Singapore

Khabarindiaonline:   Financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday as he pitched India as a favourite investment destination at the Fintech Festival in Singapore. Speaking at the world’s largest event on financial technology, PM Modi said technology has transformed governance and delivery of public services in India […]

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu represents India at centenary of WW-1 Armistice

Khabarindiaonline:   Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a three-day visit to Paris, represented India at the Armistice of World War I centenary commemoration. Armistice Day marks the 100 years since the end of World War One on 11 November 1918. Around 70 leaders including US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and […]

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Somalia: Death toll rises to 53 in string of explosions in Mogadishu

Khabarindiaonline:   In Somalia, the death toll in a string of explosions in capital Mogadishu has risen to 53, with over 100 injured. Armed militants had, on Friday, exploded four car bombs outside a hotel in the capital and stormed the building. After the three explosions in front of the hotel, a fourth blast hit as […]

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US: Democratic Party regain control of House of Representatives; Republican Party to retain its majority in Senate

Khabarindiaonline:   The opposition Democratic Party is projected to regain control of the House of Representatives while the ruling Republican Party is all set to retain its majority in the Senate in the critical midterm elections held yesterday. According to projections made by major US media outlets, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi is expected to be re-elected as […]

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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena convenes Parliament on Nov 14

Khabarindiaonline:   Sri Lankan PresidentMaithripala Sirisena has issued a gazette for convening Parliament on the 14thof this month, two days before schedule. The President had, earlier, proroguedParliament till 16th November after swearing in Mahinda Rajapaksa as the newPrime Minister. However, the ousted PM Ranil Wickremsinghe maintained that hehas majority in the House and demanded an early […]

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