Top international stories of the day
Here are the international news updates of the day:
PM Boris Johnson Johnson wins historic UK election, vows Brexit by Jan 31
London: Election-weary British voters gave Prime Minister Boris Johnson a "powerful new mandate" in the historic polls as his Conservative Party on Friday won a commanding majority in Parliament to allow him to finalise UK's divorce deal with the European Union next month.
15 Indian-origin MPs register strong result in UK election.
London: A record 15 Indian-origin politicians entered the UK's House of Commons on Friday after a historic election won by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Indian diaspora hails Johnson's resounding victory in UK election.
London: The UK's Indian diaspora on Friday hailed the impressive victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the historic General Election, which saw unprecedented activism by the community members against the Opposition Labour Party's perceived anti-India stance. By Aditi Khanna
India's 8-yr-old activist at COP25 reminder of world's obligations to future generations: UN Chief
Madrid: The presence of India's eight-year-old climate activist, Licypriya Kangujam, at the COP25 climate conference here is a reminder of the world's obligations towards the future generations, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said.
Finance Minister Sitharaman among world's 100 most powerful women: Forbes
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is among the Forbes' ranking of 100 most powerful women in the world, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the ninth consecutive year.
India slams Pak, says footprint of every major act of terrorism passes through this country
United Nations: Hitting out at Pakistan, India has said the footprint of every major act of international terrorism passes through this country where terrorists are trained' in safe havens to take innocent lives.
UN closely analysing possible consequences of India’s Citizenship Amendment Bill: UN spokesperson
United Nations: The UN is closely analysing the possible consequences of India's amended Citizenship Act, a spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres has said, insisting that the world body has its basic principles, including those enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and expect those to be upheld.