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Third Hindu temple vandalised in Australia’s Melbourne with anti-India graffiti

CANBERRA: A third Hindu temple was vandalised with anti-India graffiti in Melbourne’s Albert Park on Monday, days after Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple in Carrum Downs was vandalised, The Australia Today reported.The management of Melbourne’s International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) temple also known as the Hare Krishna Temple found the temple walls vandalised with anti-India […]

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WHO urges action on contaminated meds after child deaths

GENEVA: Following the deaths of more than 300 children from contaminated cough syrup, the WHO appealed Monday for “immediate and coordinated action” to root out substandard and falsified medicines around the world.At least seven countries have reported incidents involving over-the-counter cough syrups for children over the past four months, the World Health Organization said in […]

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Moscow expels Estonian envoy over ‘Russophobia’: Ministry

MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday downgraded diplomatic relations with Estonia and ordered its ambassador to leave Russia, accusing the Baltic country of “total Russophobia.”“The ambassador of the Estonian Republic will have to leave the Russian Federation on February 7,” the foreign ministry said in a statement, adding it was also downgrading diplomatic ties. The measures come […]

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Next New Zealand PM Chris Hipkins slams ‘abhorrent’ Ardern treatment

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s incoming prime minister Chris Hipkins criticised the “abhorrent” treatment endured by Jacinda Ardern and vowed on Sunday to shield his own family, three days after her shock resignation.In his first remarks after being unanimously endorsed by Labour Party MPs as the party’s leader and the nation’s next prime minister, Hipkins attacked the […]

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Kremlin tells ‘deluded’ West that tanks for Ukraine will change nothing

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Friday that Western countries supplying additional tanks to Ukraine would not change the course of the conflict and the West would regret its “delusion” that Ukraine could win on the battlefield.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said his government was expecting “strong decisions” from defence leaders of NATO members and other countries […]