Hospitals in Osaka, Japan's third-biggest city and only hours away from Summer Olympics host Tokyo, are overflowing with coronavirus patients
The Olympic organizing committee said that it will hold the Osaka leg of the Olympic torch run, scheduled for April 13-14, at the 1970 Osaka Expo commemorative park
'I am extremely angry and unhappy' about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi's consulate in Istanbul, US President Donald Trump said.
The US and China will restart the talks 'on the basis of equality and mutual respect,' according to official news agency Xinhua.
The newly-elected Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison met his Indian counterpart PM Narendra Modi in the morning and shared some light moments with him.
'It would be historic if we could do a fair trade deal,' US president Donald Trump said at the start of the high-stakes meeting to thrash out a tariff war between the world's top two economies.
The leaders traded brief remarks about issues they planned to discuss when a reporter shouted if US President Donald Trump would tell Russian President Vladimir Putin 'not to meddle' in the 2020 election.
Speaking at the informal BRICS leaders' meeting in Osaka, on the sidelines of the G20 Sumit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there is a need to stop all the mediums of support to terrorism and racism.
The Modi-Trump meeting assumes significance as the US president, championing his 'America First' policy, has been a vocal critic of India for levying 'tremendously high' duties on US products.
This will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sixth G20 Summit which is being held at Osaka in Japan on June 28-29.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.