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US shutdown begins as Senate fails to pass budget

The US government has begun a federal shutdown after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget, the BBC reported today. Despite last minute bipartisan meetings, the Bill to fund the government until 16 February did not receive the required 60 votes. It is the first shutdown ever to …

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UN urges US to withdraw

UN General Assembly decisively backed resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, foreign media said.

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Rahul Gandhi takes charge as Congress president

Amidst celebration and loud cheers, Rahul Gandhi formally took charge as the Congress president at a function where he was handed over the certificate of victory. The 47-year-old is the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi family to occupy this post and replaced his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who was in office …

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USA recognized Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy, foreign media reported

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Earthquake in India’s

Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and NCR following a moderate earthquake in Uttarakhand on Wednesday evening. According to the Centre for Seismology, an earthquake of 5.5 magnitude was reported in Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand. According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the tremors were also felt in different parts of the country. …

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