News and updates from around the world, with Indian perspective.
UK: BBC criticised for ‘hostile’ interview of Zara Mohammed, the first female leader of British Muslim Council
In the interview, the host Emma Barnett had confronted Mohammed on various issues of Islam, including the number of female imams in the country.
Blocked by Trump, unblocked and followed by Biden and then unfollowed by Biden: Love-hate relationship of TV star Chrissy Teigen and POTUS
How Trump-hater Chrissy Teigen won a follow from POTUS Biden on inauguration night to eventual unfollow a month later on Twitter.
Sri Lanka has ordered 10 million doses of AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India at the cost of 52.5 million dollars, as per reports.
According to the Japan Times, the preliminary figure released by the National Policy Agency showed that 20,919 people died of suicide in 2020, which was 750 more than the previous year.
Canadian PM Trudeau and his cabinet avoid voting on motion terming China’s treatment of Uyghurs as ‘genocide’
The Canadian PM had earlier refused to term China's treatment of Uygur Muslims as 'genocide' after the which the opposition brought the motion.
US President Joe Biden casually drops the N-word during Munich Security Conference, accused of racism on social media
The N-word is considered as one of the hateful words that were first uttered in the 17th century. Its origin can be traced back to the Spanish word 'negro', which is often used by white supremacists to deliberately offend the African-American community.
‘They attacked a sovereign nation’: Australia refuses to buckle under pressure, says won’t change new legislation despite Facebook block
Australia's new law requiring social media giants to pay news outlets has triggered a war between Facebook and Australia
From Toshiba to Sony: 12 Japanese companies to snub China for the forcible employment of Uyghur Muslims
12 Japan companies have decided to cease business deals with Chinese firms involved in forced labour of Uyghur Muslims
Top-level officials in the Biden administration worked as fellows for a CCP-funded organisation: Report
A recent investigation by The National Pulse found that Biden's Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Senior Adviser on China in Policy Planning Mira Rapp-Hooper once worked at Yale’s Paul Tsai China Center as fellows
Chinese companies, backed by CCP, exploits pandemic to take over British schools and indoctrinate children: Reports
In a bid to influence the British education system, several high-profile members of the Communist regime in China have begun investing heavily in British schools.