Sunday, 03 March 2024

South Asian Update
South Asian Update
US defence chief Lloyd Austin hospitalised again, transfers duties to deputy

US defence chief Lloyd Austin hospitalised again, transfers duties to deputy

The Pentagon has announced that United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has been hospitalized for the second time within a month, following an earlier hospital stay that faced criticism for a perceived lack of transparency.

United States looks to deepen ties with Bangladesh

United States looks to deepen ties with Bangladesh

The United States will continue to take steps to deepen its partnership with Bangladesh. The US official made the remark when a journalist wanted to know what specific action the US is considering to deepen its partnership with Bangladesh.

US does not support Taiwan independence: Joe Biden

US does not support Taiwan independence: Joe Biden

President Joe Biden clarified that the United States does not endorse the independence of Taiwan, responding to the election of William Lai Ching-te as the island nation`s next president.

Ecuador president declares war on armed gangs 

Ecuador president declares war on armed gangs 

Ecuador`s president Noboa has ordered that criminal gangs be `neutralised` after days of violence culminated in an attack on a television studio.

US imam shot outside New Jersey mosque dies
US imam shot outside New Jersey mosque dies

An imam has died after being shot outside his mosque in Newark early Wednesday morning, law enforcement sources said. 

Florida shooting: Sister fatally shot over Christmas present row
Florida shooting: Sister fatally shot over Christmas present row

Two teenage brothers have been apprehended following a shooting incident that resulted in the tragic death of their sister during a dispute over Christmas presents.

Justin Trudeau sees shift in India relations after US plot revealed

Justin Trudeau sees shift in India relations after US plot revealed

Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau hinted at a shift in India`s stance towards Ottawa following revelations from the United States regarding a foiled plot to eliminate a Sikh separatist leader on American soil, as reported by CBC on Wednesday.

US offers no comment on Russian statement over interference in Bangladesh’s elections

US offers no comment on Russian statement over interference in Bangladesh’s elections

The United States has opted to withhold comments regarding recent accusations made by Russia, alleging American and allied interference in Bangladesh`s internal affairs.

Colorado’s top court finds Trump ineligible for US presidency

Colorado’s top court finds Trump ineligible for US presidency

The highest court in Colorado has rendered a decision that deems former US President Donald Trump ineligible to participate in the race for the White House. 

Car collides with President Biden’s motorcade in US’ Delaware

Car collides with President Biden’s motorcade in US’ Delaware

A car collided with part of United States President Joe Biden’s motorcade in Delaware`s Wilmington on Sunday. 

US House votes to authorise President Biden impeachment inquiry

US House votes to authorise President Biden impeachment inquiry

The US House of Representatives recently sanctioned the formalization of an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, marking a pivotal moment in the nation`s political landscape.

Four killed in US Las Vegas university shooting

Four killed in US Las Vegas university shooting

Three people were killed and another seriously injured by a gunman who was shot dead by police at a US Las Vegas university.

US Muslims launch anti-Biden campaign ahead of 2024 election

US Muslims launch anti-Biden campaign ahead of 2024 election

Muslims in the United States have launched a campaign against President Joe Biden’s bid for re-election in 2024 over his support for Israel in its war against the Palestinian.

Four killed including two children in New York stabbing

Four killed including two children in New York stabbing

Four people, including 2 children, have been killed and three others wounded following a stabbing in Queens, New York.

US military aircraft with 8 aboard crashes off Yakushima island

US military aircraft with 8 aboard crashes off Yakushima island

A US military aircraft with 8 personnel on board has crashed off Yakushima Island in Japan. The Japanese coast guard told the media that one person has been found, but that their condition is unclear.

Three Palestinian students shot near US university campus

Three Palestinian students shot near US university campus

Three young men of Palestinian descent who were in Burlington for a Thanksgiving holiday gathering were shot and injured, one seriously, near the University of Vermont in United States, police said Sunday.