June 12, 2024 21:52 (IST)
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Japan: Fujikawaguchiko town puts up view-blocking barrier amid spike in tourist footfall to capture Mount Fuji

Troubled by jaywalking and the rising number of littering tourists, coupled with complaints from locals, authorities in the Japanese town of Fujikawaguchiko have erected a black net to block the view of the iconic Mount Fuji.

American airlines slammed for blaming 9-year-old girl in bathroom filming lawsuit

American Airlines has been slammed for blaming a 9-year-old girl in a lawsuit over the minor being filmed inside the bathroom of the plane, media reports said.

'I hit my head on the ceiling... some ended up doing somersault': Singapore Airlines flyers recount their turbulent experience onboard

"My son was thrown down on the floor two rows behind me," narrated a passenger recalling his horrific experience on board the Singapore Airlines flight which was hit by midair turbulence on way to Singapore from London leading to the death of a British national.

Singapore Airlines tragedy: British national who died during severe flight turbulence named as Geoff Kitchen

A British person, who died after the Singapore Airlines flight was hit by severe turbulence, was named as Geoff Kitchen.

Child dies after portion of school verandah collapses in Pakistan

A child died and nine other schoolchildren were injured after the verandah of a private school collapsed in Pakistan's  Kalarwali Pull region.

Pakistani power consumers may need to pay more as govt plans to hike tariff by Rs. 3.49 per unit

On account of fuel charges adjustment (FCA) for April 2024, Pakistani power consumers might witness a major rise in tariff by Rs 3.49 per unit, media reports said.

Car runs over sleeping protesters in Islamabad, two die

At least two persons died and four others were hurt after a speeding car ran over participants of a protest sit-in on the edge of Red Zone in Islamabad on Monday, media reports said.

Antony Blinken says US, Australia, India, Japan have made important strides to advance free and open Indo-Pacific

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said the US, Australia, India and Japan have made important strides to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Canada’s stance on hate speech: A cause for concern

In a recent Nagar Kirtan event in Calgary, disturbing images emerged on social media depicting floats with effigies of Indian High Commissioner Sanjay Verma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dressed as prisoners.

One dies, several injured as Singapore Airlines flight encounters 'severe turbulence'

At least one person died and several others were injured after a Singapore Airlines flight from London encountered severe turbulence on Tuesday.

USA: 30-year-old sex worker engages with over 200 clients despite knowing she is HIV-positive

An American sex worker from Ohio is claiming she engaged with over 200 clients despite knowing that she was HIV-positive, triggering the police to warn people who contacted her for the 'risky business' to immediately get themselves tested.

Iran decides to hold 14th presidential election on June 28 following Ebrahim Raisi's death

Iran has decided to hold the 14th presidential election on June 28, a day after president Ebrahim Raisi and some members of his accompanying team, including Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Antony Blinken wishes Lai Ching-te as he is sworn-in as Taiwanese President

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday congratulated President Lai Ching-te of Taiwan after he was sworn in as Taiwan's new President.

Sri Lankan MP V Radhakrishnan says 60 percent of tourists visiting the Island Nation are from India

Sri Lankan MP V Radhakrishnan has said Indian tourists make up 60 percent of the tourists who visit the Island Nation.

China: Knife attack at a primary school in Jiangxi leaves 2 persons dead

At least two people died and 10 others were injured in a knife attack at a primary school in China's Jiangxi province, media reports said.