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Top court disallows Burkinis in public swimming pools in French city: Interior Minister termed...

  France’s top administrative court on Tuesday blocked a bid to allow the “burkini” at municipal pools in the city of Grenoble, upholding a government...

Briton faces hit-and-run charges in Cyprus

  A BRITON has been accused of running down a Swedish woman while he was driving a beach buggy in the Mediterranean resort town of...

Russia’s state-owned miner to default on eurobond payment

  RUSSIA’s state-owned diamond miner said that it cannot make a payment on a eurobond after Washington imposed blocking sanctions, the Interfax news agency reported. The...

OYO to offer free accommodation to Ukraine refugees

  INDIA’S hospitality technology platform OYO on Tuesday (22) said it will offer free accommodation to refugees fleeing Ukraine. Starting with Poland, the company has initiated...

Sewa International evacuates 467 Africans from Ukraine

  SEWA INTERNATIONAL, a Houston-based Indian-American non-profit body, has evacuated 467 African students from Ukraine’s Sumy amidst a Russian military offensive. Sewa volunteers coordinated the evacuation...

Painful to see Kyiv burning, says engineer fleeing Ukraine

FOR Rajesh Munishwar, a space and defence engineer hailing from Maharashtra’s Nagpur and settled in Kyiv for the past 17 years, it is “painful” to...

Indian students await evacuation amid shortage of food

  MORE THAN 600 Indian students are stranded in a university in Sumy, a city in north-eastern Ukraine, hoping they will soon be evacuated as...

India steps up evacuation of its nationals from Ukraine

  INDIA has stepped up efforts to evacuate its nationals from Ukraine as new Delhi confirmed on Tuesday (1) that a student had died in...

Indian student killed in Ukraine shelling

  AN INDIAN student was killed on Tuesday (1) in shelling in Ukraine, New Delhi said as it urged Moscow and Kyiv to secure safe...

Indian students make desperate appeal for evacuation from Ukraine

  A GROUP of students stuck in Ukraine has made a desperate appeal to the Indian government to evacuate them from the eastern European country...