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Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’

The e-waste was one of the most gripping problems in front of the world today due to the hardware revolution. Governments, workers and employer organizations reached agreement at a meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, urging that “at all levels”, countries should look to increase and invest in better waste management infrastructure and systems to deal with “the rapidly growing flows of e-waste in ways that advance decent work”...

Diving in stack of loans; how will cash strapped Pakistan repay fine imposed by International Hockey Federation?

Burden of loan hurling up in a cash strapped country like Pakistan, has been slapped with a hefty fine of 170,000 euros. The fine was imposed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) for not honouring the Pro League commitments. But, the cash-strapped PHF said it is in no position to pay the penalty...

Strong temblor rating 6.1 magnitude hits East Taiwan leaving a dozen injured

Shaking the towers and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake strongly hit the Taiwan’s coastal city of Hualien on Thursday afternoon, with 12 individuals injured and further no immediate casualties or serious damage. ..

Curtaining its embarrassment, Bangladesh terms actions of actor Ferdous Ahmed as ‘regrettable’

As India took strong action against Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed, coming forward and campaigning for Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, this did not go well with Bangladesh as well. Expressing regret and embarassment, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen described the actions of renowned actor Ferdous Ahmed as “regrettable.” ..

Dubai based ‘RAKEZ’ appointed Cricket Champion Ravi Shastri as a Corporate Ambassador

“Champion of Champions”, Former Cricketer Ravi Shastri appointed as Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) exclusive Corporate Ambassador to the Indian Business Community. As brand Ambassador Ravi Shastri may attract more Indian business leaders to set up or expand their operations in UAE through RAKEZ. This first-of-its-kind approach is one of the many other initiatives that RAKEZ will be launching in the future to attract more investors from all over the world and boost the economic growth of Ras ..

To bring back glory, UNESCO extends the help to reconstruct Notre Dome post blaze

On Monday, the world was shocked to see the blazing fire which engulfed the Notre dome Cathedral. The 18-century monument was highly damaged due to this fire. To reconstruct and beautify the monument to its former glory, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) offered the assistance to France...

New Zealand’s terror threat sees a positive downfall; but PM urged to remain vigilant

New Zealand police on Wednesday ended the routine arming of frontline officers as the terrorism threat level was lowered a month after the Christchurch mosques massacre. The downgrade means police will no longer routinely carry firearms. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said "New Zealanders should go about their daily lives as normal, but remain vigilant. If you see something suspicious or behaviour that concerns you, then speak up and call the police...

EU 'strongly condemns' new US measures against Cuba

The European Union has condemned a decision by US President Donald Trump's administration to open the way for lawsuits in American courts over property confiscated by Cuba...

France: Fire-fighters control raging blaze at 850-year-old Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

In France, a raging fire that tore through Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris has been controlled. Firefighters managed to save the 850-year-old Gothic building's main stone structure, including its two towers, but the spire and roof collapsed...

Kudos UN’s blue beret! Indian peacekeepers received ‘Medals of Honour’ in Malakal

The Indian peacekeepers in UNMISS received Medals of Honor for their dedication, service, and sacrifice...

A love story went kaput..! Indian origin girl seeks justice for being under captivity in Pakistan

Recently when the news of the abduction of two Hindu girls in Pakistan went global, the cruel face of forceful conversion in the neighboring country was unveiled. In yet, another shocking and dreadful love story of love, conversion, and custody; an Indian woman named Tina from Chandigarh had arrived in Pakistan to marry her lover but is now in captivity...

WHO raises alarm over a 300 percent increase in the case of measles globally

World Health Organization (WHO ) raises alarm over a 300 percent increase in the case of measles globally in the first quarter of 2019 compared with last year. To date, 2019 has seen over 112 thousand measles cases reported from 170 countries, compared to over 28 thousand cases from 163 countries this time last year. This is a 300% increase in cases globally. Measles is preventable through two doses of a safe and effective vaccine...

Strong will power and playing hardball, helped Golfer Tiger Woods to win a major title

Golfer Tiger Woods clinched his fifth Masters and a 15th major title, ending 11-year wait for a major title after overcoming career-threatening back problems. There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as 43-year-old Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to win on 13 under, one clear of fellow Americans Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka...

Social Democrats party wins general elections in Finland

Finland's leftist Social Democrats have recorded a razor-thin victory in Sunday’s general elections, holding off the far-right Finns Party. With 100 per cent of ballots counted, the Social Democrats, led by Antti Rinne, bagged 40 seats in the 200-member Parliament, while the Finns Party picked up 39 seats. The National Coalition Party claimed 38 seats, with the ruling Centre Party winning 31 seats. The remaining seats were won by other parties...

Another 100 Indian fishermen released; to touch Wagah border today

Today’s sunrise has brought good news for 100 Indian families as Pakistan has released another 100 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture. The fishermen were released on Saturday as part of the second batch of 360 Indian prisoners Pakistan has promised to set free in four phases. The first batch of 100 Indian fishermen was released on the 7th of this month...

Citing it as ‘goodwill gesture’, Pakistan releases Indian fishermen

Dwelling into the current scenario between India and Pakistan, situation has been quite tough and serious. But, the two countries never fail to surprise everyone with their intuitive developments. In a latest, Pakistan released 100 Indian fishermen as a ‘goodwill gesture’. Escalating tensions after the Pulwama terror attack, Pakistan tried hard to pacify things and cover up the act. ..

Token of welcoming new life; India builds maternity hospital for Nepal

Sharing years of close bond and friendship, the two neighbouring countries, India and Nepal have shown an exemplary example of true friendship. There is a famous saying on friendship, ‘A friend in need is a friend indeed.’ Exhibiting this in a true sense, India built a maternity hospital for Nepal to provide access to health care services to the people...

Kim Jong Un says he's open to another summit with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is open to having the third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year. Kim's speech came during a session of North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament...

Measuring heights! Suspecting it to have shrunk, Nepal sends a team to remeasure Mt Everest

Off lately due to the devastating earthquake, the Nepal government has suspected that Mt Everest might have shrunk lessening its height. In order to check, a team of Nepalese surveyors is heading to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain to discover the truth. This comes after two years of training, the four-strong group will try to work out whether the official height of 8,848m (29,029ft) remains the same. The peak was first measured by an Indian survey team in 1954 but the country was struck ..

Make your list ready! Embassy of India in Nepal rolls down advisory for yatris of Kailash Mansarovar

As pilgrims get busy registering their names, the Embassy of India in Nepal has issued an advisory to Indian citizens planning to perform the yatra via Nepal. The Embassy has advised pilgrims to get appropriate Chinese visa and Travel Permit for Tibet before commencing the journey. The Chinese Visa is to be obtained from the Embassy of China in New Delhi and not from Embassy of China in Kathmandu. ..

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange was today arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped. ..

Major reform to change gun laws in New Zealand

Lawmakers in New Zealand voted almost unanimously on Wednesday for the Arms Amendment Bill passed its final reading to change gun laws. The decision came in less than a month after its worst mass shooting, in which 50 people were killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on 15th March. Parliament passed the gun reform bill, the first substantial changes to New Zealand’s gun laws in decades, by 119 to 1. It must now receive royal assent from the governor general to become law...

UK, European Union agree to extend Brexit until 31st October

The UK and the European Union have agreed to extend Brexit until October 31. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting in Brussels yesterday where the EU leaders agreed to offer British Prime Minister Theresa May a six-month extension...

Moving ahead towards 'sovereign' Internet bill, Russian lawmakers approve second reading

The Russian lawmaker on Thursday approved the second reading of a bill which would allow the country to cut off the foreign internet traffic. Russia has introduced tougher Internet laws in the last five years, requiring search engines to delete some search results, messaging services to share encryption keys with security services. ..

‘A true and trusted voice of Social Justice’: World is celebrating 100 years of ILO

The question of Social Justice is one of the most important quests of the human world. The ILO, International Labour Organization is one of the leading and universal organization which protects social justice of each and every person in the world. Today, ILO is celebrating centenary worldwide. ..

Connecting paths of religious sentimens, Pakistan issues 2,200 visas for Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan announces issuing 2,200 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims for celebrating Baisakhi. A festival that is always celebrated with lot of joy and enthusiasm in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana. ..

Flipping sides! Pakistan PM Imran Khan says ‘chances of peace talk better if BJP wins the elections’

The India-Pakistan relation has always raised eyebrows and intensified the curiosity among the masses. A reflection of the same was seen after in an interview given by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. In the interview Pak PM Imran Khan said that he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if PM Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election...

Glimpse of close-knit relation: PM Modi congratulates dear friend PM Netanyahu on winning Israeli elections

Securing a record fifth term, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the Israeli national elections. With this historic victory, a token of appreciation and praises was dropped by, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. ..

Women create cover page story for Man Booker International Prize

This year’s Man Booker International Prize shortlist has five women from around the world. The Man Booker International Prize announced on Tuesday 9 April, revealed the shortlist of the six books in contention for the 2019 prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world. The £50,000 prize for the winning book will be divided equally between its author and translator. The announcement was made at an event at Somerset House...

British PM issues ‘stark' warning of no Brexit at all

British Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a stark warning to the warring factions within the UK Parliament that the choice was between agreeing on a withdrawal agreement or risk no Brexit at all...

As situation in Libya ‘suddenly worsens, EAM Sushma Swaraj ensures safe evacuation of 15 Indian CRPF

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that India has evacuated its entire contingent of peacekeeping forces comprising 15 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel from Tripoli after the situation in Libya "suddenly worsened". ..

Opening gates of increasing cooperation, India and Sri Lanka work towards strengthening knots of security and defence

Divided geographically, connected bilaterally; India and Sri Lanka move forward in expanding and strengthening relations to increase cooperation in security and defence spheres in several areas. Focussing on various aspects the areas the countries have agreed on include regional security, curbing drug smuggling and human trafficking and training of members of the security forces...

Slamming for whipping up war hysteria, India terms Pakistan’s statement as ‘irresponsible’ and ‘preposterous’

Refuting and slamming Pakistan Foreign Minister for his irresponsible statement that India will attack Pakistan again; India termed it as irresponsible and preposterous. In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs said, remarks of Pakistan is aimed at whipping up war hysteria in the region. It described Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mohammad Qureshi’s statement about another imminent attack on Pakistan by this month-end as a “public gimmick” that appears to be a call to terrorists based on its ..

#HealthForAll: let’s join hands to achieve a fairer and healthier world

On World Health Day, 7th April, Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal. Key to achieving it is ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the community. As per the United Nations, Progress is being made in countries in all regions of the world. But millions of people still have no access at all to health care. Millions more are forced to choose between health care and other daily expenses such as food, clothing and even a home...

Proud moment for football lovers: Praful Patel become first Indian FIFA council member

Praful Patel was elected as a FIFA Council member, becoming the first Indian to enter the prestigious panel. A total of five candidates, including Praful Patel, were elected in addition to the AFC president and one female member for the term 2019-2013. Praful Patel got 38 out of 46 votes. The AIFF chief was one of the eight candidates vying for the spot in the election, which was held during the 29th AFC (Asian Football Confederations) Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Praful Patel has served as ..

US House votes to end American involvement in Yemen's civil war

The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to end US support for the Saudi-UAE war in Yemen, sending US President Donald Trump another rebuke over his support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...

An innovative step to create best from waste: A football pitch from plastic cups in Russia

Due to wide-scale use of plastic creates water, soil and air pollutions. All the factors of ecosystem harmed due to use of plastic. These polluted components of environment lead to an imbalance of various ecosystem of the Earth. The only solution to this plastic hazard is to take preventive measures like reducing the use of plastic but what about the things available in the market. Russia’s Sochi stadium used this thrown plastic in an innovative way. A football pitch has been made from used plastic ..

Exploring visionary business prospects, India-Nepal franchise conclave to kick off next month in Kathmandu

Nepal will hold a first-ever investment conclave next month to primarily focus on building relations between India and Nepal through entrepreneurship development. The 'India Franchise Investment Conclave' will from May 15- 16 is to explore business opportunities and exchange expertise and know-how between the business communities of the two countries. ..

Pakistan sinks in pool of debt’s as economic growth slumps to 3.9% from 5.2% in 2018

Reeling under debt’s and facing the ‘macroeconomic challenges’, Pakistan's economic growth is set to slump further to 3.9% in fiscal year 2019 from 5.2% in 2018. The data was initiated by the Asian Development Bank which on Wednesday forecasted that Pakistan's economic growth decelerated in fiscal year 2018 despite revived agriculture...

Brexit: British MPs back delay bill by one vote

British lawmakers have voted by a majority of one to force the Prime Minister Theresa May to ask for an extension to the Brexit process, in a bid to avoid any no-deal scenario. The bill, put forward by Labour's Yvette Cooper, was passed by the Commons in just one day...

Holding it for long China says, 'Washington's move is complicating the issue naming Azhar and is inconducive to peace and stability in South Asia'

Continuing to weave a web of trouble around the issue of naming Azhar, China on Wednesday moved hitting out at US for threatening to use all available resources to designate Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. “Washington's move is complicating the issue and not conducive to peace and stability in South Asia”, said Geng Shuang, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson. ..

Slamming a verbal note to Pakistan, India demands consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Situation between India and Pakistan intensifies with each coming day. In a latest, India has asked Pakistan to provide consular access Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian national abducted by Pakistani spy agencies from Iran. It was sent through a verbal note to Pakistani high commission on Tuesday. ..

Cutting down transport time, Nepal can act corridor flourishing merchandise between India and China..!

“Landlocked between two economic giants, India and China, Nepal can serve as the bridge for trade between the world’s two fastest growing economies, a win-win situation that reduces costs and transportation time”, said Suraj Vaidya, a past president of Nepal’s industry chamber FNCCI at a panel discussion with Nepali Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Wednesday...

Following a keto diet? ‘Cheat day’ may disturb the schedule..!

Many health-conscious people follow ‘keto diet’. Whenever one follows any rule, we always find out a way to break that rule. For keto diet, people found ‘cheat day’ to bypass the schedule of diet. But, beware and have a look what researchers have said, On this day having just a plate of fries or a bottle of soda while following a 'keto diet' may damage your blood vessels, say scientists who warn against going for a 'cheat day' while following the popular weight loss regime. The ketogenic or keto diet ..

Fulfilling the ‘Padosi Dharma’, India becomes first nation to provide relief assistance to thunder hit Nepal

As the devastating thunderstorm struck Nepal, India without a second thought extended its helping hand asserting that it is ready to provide relief assistance. The unfortunate thunderstorm in Bara and Parsa districts of Nepal claimed 30 lives and has injured many. India is the first foreign nation to show readiness to provide help in relief and rescue operations in the country...

Calamity of acute food insecurity! FAO says 113 million people suffer acute hunger in the world

he world is fighting with numerous issues today. The instability and economic crisis and climate change are the major problems. According to FAO’s latest report, More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced “acute hunger” last year because of wars and climate disasters...

No-deal Brexit day after day more likely: EU's Barnier

The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said it is more likely that Britain will crash out of the bloc next week without an orderly withdrawal agreement. He was addressing a think tank today in Brussels after British lawmakers again failed to unite behind an alternative to the Brexit withdrawal agreement Prime Minister Theresa May signed last year...

In the light of ensuing LS polls, Indo- Nepal border in U’khand to remain closed for 68 hours from April 9

In the light of ensuing Lok Sabha elections, it has been to shut the Indo- Nepal border area along Dharchula to Khatami said the officials in a meeting on Sunday. “The meeting was commenced in NHPC Guest House in Champawat and pronounced that the border will remain completely sealed from the midnight of April 9 to April 11 till 8 pm (68 hours),” District Magistrate Champawat RS Chauhan said...

President Kovind grateful to people of Chile for giving ‘Gandhiji a home in the heart of Santiago’

President Ram Nath Kovind said he is grateful to the people of Chile for giving Mahatma Gandhiji a home in the heart of Santiago. To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma President Kovind offered floral tributes to Gandhi statue at Plaza de la India in Santiago. The plaza has been built to commemorate national icons of the country. Mayor of Providence Evelyn Matthei was present and India offered US$ 53000 for the beautification of Plaza de la India with tree plantations...

US thanks India for efforts to cut Venezuela oil exports

The United States on Sunday appreciated India's efforts adding to Washington's sanctions to restrict exports of Venezuelan oil in the global energy market. "I would say that we have had contacts with Indian companies and with the Government of India and that we have found there to be a very considerable amount of cooperation, which we are very happy to see," said US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams...

Tough new laws for social media companies in Australia

Australia is to become the first country in the world to introduce jail terms and multi-million-dollar fines for social media giants that don't quickly remove violent material. The laws will also give the e-Safety Commissioner the power to issue notices that bring this type of material to the attention of the social media companies. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has issued a global call to combat the ideology of terrorism...

Brexit: Britain PM Theresa May ponders fourth bid to pass deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is looking for ways to bring her EU withdrawal agreement back to the Commons for a fourth attempt at winning MPs' backing. She said the UK would need an alternative way forward after legislators rejected the Brexit deal proposed by her in Parliament for the third time last night...

Defensive boost as BrahMos all set to pick up speed to turn as a hypersonic weapon

Boosting the defensive missile, BrahMos world’s fastest cruise missile will get a maximum speed of Mach 5 during its upgrade to become a hypersonic weapon. This new move of upgrading the defensive missile was stated by the Russian Head of the BrahMos Aerospace Russia-India Joint Venture Alexander Maksichev at the LIMA 2019 ARMS show in Malaysia on Thursday. ..

Proud for India..! An auditorium in the University in Bolivia named after Mahatma Gandhi

To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of India honoured in Bolivia. An auditorium in the Autonomous University of Gabriel Rene Moreno in Santa Cruz was named after him during President of India’s address to the student community. President Ram Nath Kovind is in Bolivia, on the second leg of his three nation’s tour. ..

Germany adds six months to Saudi arms export ban

Germany has extended by six months an embargo on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, instituted last October. Government spokesman Steffen Seibert yesterday said in a statement order to halt authorised weapons exports to Saudi Arabia is extended by six months from March 31 to September 30, 2019...

Don’t come with speech, Come with plans, UN Chief appeals to world leaders as WMO issues ‘State of Climate’ report

“Climate change is making extreme weather events more frequent & severe. The recent Cyclone Idai is a stark example. WMO’s new State of Climate report is yet another wake-up call for ambitious & urgent ClimateAction”, said Antonio Guterres on the launch of WMO’s “State of the Global Climate” in 2018...

Snapping for soiling terrorism, India shuts Pakistan for asking more evidence on Pulwama attack

Continuing its farce on denial of links in Pulwama Attack, Pakistan on Thursday said that it has found no links between militants detained during a recent crackdown and the February 14 suicide bombing in Pulwama. This gives a clear indication that Pakistan is safeguarding the terrorists and continuing to accept the harsh truth of operating terrorists from its soil. ..

Failing story of control, power and rule: China covers Tibet with new white paper trying to justify ‘all is well’

When the power weakens, you make desperate attempts to bring it back on hold. Something similar happened in Tibet when China’s new white paper on Tibet, “Democratic Reform in Tibet – Sixty Years On,” highlighted the policies of Chinese government which failed to win the hearts and minds of the Tibetan people. Very cleverly, China released the paper a day before the ‘Serf Emancipation Day,’ justifying China’s continued control over Tibet and to seek legitimacy...

Strong lunge against menace of terrorism, UN unanimously adopts resolution to combat terrorist financing

Terrorism is the most gruesome problem in front of the world. The fight against terrorism weakens due to the strong financial support for terrorism. To break this evil, The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at strengthening global efforts to combat the numerous and new ways that terrorist groups raise funds to finance their operations...

British MPs fail to agree alternative Brexit plan

British MPs have failed to give an outright majority to any of the alternative Brexit options including no deal and Labour's alternative deal. Parliament is trying to find an alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-rejected European Union exit deal...

Smoothly executing old and new agreements, India-Nepal binds together to strengthen bilateral relations

With the objective of ensuring smooth execution of old and new agreements between India and Nepal, Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met his Nepali counterpart Shanker Das Bairagi in Kathmandu, regarding the status of bilateral projects...

Backing Pakistan, China accuses US on undermining UN anti-terror committee, says ‘act cautiously’

Accusing the US of undermining the UN anti-terror committee by ‘forcefully moving’ resolution against Jaish-e-Mohammad Chief Masood Azhar, China said that America’s move only ‘complicates’ the issue. ..

Playing its card on enticing Muslim religion, China rolls out its own version of Islam adding a pinch of socialism

Turning tables to its side, China has passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize" Islam within the next five years. This is ought to be the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how the religion is practized. In a meeting with the representatives from eight Islamic associations, government officials "agreed to guide Islam to be compatible with socialism and implement measures to Sinicize the religion."..

Relish the scenic beauty through waterways; India all set take you on a cruise service to Bangladesh

Opening an arena of scenic view, India is all set to explore new ways to connect to neighbouring countries. In this perspective, travelling to neighbouring country Bangladesh has now become feasible through waterways. Yes..! Bringing the dream to reality, India and Bangladesh will start a cruise service from this Friday. ..

United Nations Award proves why more women needed in UNs peacekeeping

A Brazilian peacekeeper serving in the Central African Republic has been selected to receive the 2018 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award! Lieutenant Commander Braga will receive the award during the 2019 Peace Keeping ministerial, this Friday at UN Headquarters in New York...

Playing the medical card, Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif granted bail

Playing the medical cards, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was granted bail by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Nawaz Sharif was granted bail for six weeks to receive medical treatment but said he would not be allowed to leave the country. Apparently, Sharif is serving a seven-year sentence imposed last year for failing to disclose the source of income that allowed him to acquire the Al-Azizia Steel Mills in Saudi Arabia. ..

Moving together towards development; India trains 25 officers of Nepal's Revenue Investigation dept

Having a traditional and cultural bond has deepened the relation between India and Nepal so much that the two countries share a great diplomatic relationship. A group of 25 officers of Nepal's Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI Nepal) have come to India on a 5-day training at National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN), Faridabad...

After cyclones damage, Mozambique is preparing to fight against health issues

In areas west of the port city of Beira, hundreds of people were trapped for more than a week after Idai hit, surviving in vast tracts of submerged land with no access to clean water and shrinking food supplies...

Virtual social media has to follow ethics as new laws proposed in Australia

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will outline the new criminal penalties at a meeting with Facebook, Google and Twitter representatives in Brisbane on Tuesday. PM’s objective was to make it clear to them the same rules that apply in the real world should also apply online...

Behaving counterfactual, China moves up blotting out the world maps showing Arunachal Pradesh as India's territory..!

Destroying off the 28,908 world maps for not showing Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as a part of its territory, China have moved up reiterating its stand on the geo-political borders claiming the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet...

Shaking Credit Card industry, Apple launches ‘Apple Card’ with exciting new promises

The plastic money is countersign of today’s economy. The millions of monetary transactions in the world. Apple, American technology giant launched its highly anticipated credit cars, “Apple Card” with a partnership with Mastercard and investment bank Goldman Sachs...

India, Sri Lanka embark on a journey filled with action, training and tackling skills; kickstarts Mitra Shakti VI exercise

Filled with action, excitement and bonding, the journey of military accomplishments will be one most anticipated exercise giving new height to MitraShakti..! India and Sri Lankan Army together move towards an exciting joint training exercise MITRASHAKTI – VI with an Indian contingent of 120 Army personnel, including 11 officers. The exercise is an annual event held in India and Sri Lanka alternatively. ..

New Zealand is taking a step forward to reduce fossil emissions

New Zealand administration have come forward as it has decided that Businesses which burn fossil fuels and create dangerous carbon dioxide need to reduce their emissions to a gross zero as soon as possible, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton said...

Pakistan wanted to Nuc India after Pulwama

This sparring between India and Pakistan threatened to spiral out of control. As per Western diplomats and Government sources in New Delhi, Islamabad and Washington; “At one stage; India threatened to fire at least six Brahmos missiles at Pakistan, and Islamabad said it would respond with its own missile strikes 'three times over'”...

Brexit: Britain’s MPs vote to take control of House Commons business

Britain’s MPs have voted to take control of the House Commons business in an unprecedented move to try to find a majority for any Brexit option. The government was defeated by 329 votes to 302 on the cross-party amendment, a majority of 27...

Making significant strides to improve energy access, India ranks 76th on WEF global Energy Transition index

India has moved up two places to rank 76th on a global energy transition index. This annual list, compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF), has ranked 115 economies on how well they are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability. ..

Raising a voice strong enough, India slaps verbal note to Pakistan on abduction of Hindu girls and calls for remedial action

The abduction and forceful conversion of two Hindu girls has exposed the cruel face of Pakistan and the atrocities pondered on the minorities. Having a strong stand on minorities, India on Sunday raised the issue the abduction of the two Hindu girls in Pakistan's southern Sindh province. In an official note verbale to Pakistan Foreign office, India shared its concern and called for suitable remedial action by the neighbour nation. ..

New Zealand musicians are banding together for two benefit concerts to raise funds to support terror affected people

New Zealand musicians are banding together for two benefit concerts to raise funds for those affected by the Christchurch terror attacks. Mosque terror attacks which took On Saturday, April 13 at Auckland's Spark Arena and on Wednesday, April 17 at Christchurch Stadium, artists such as Bic Runga, Marlon Williams and Fat Freddy's Drop will perform at the You Are Us, Aroha Nui concerts. Meanwhile, The body of an Indian student killed in the Christchurch mosque terror attacks was returned Monday ..

Different City.. Different Country.. same great Holi..! Indian community in China dance and beat the Holi drums..!

Playing vibrant colours abide the complete day, greeting each other of joy and happiness, dancing on the dhol beats and giving away the sweets spreading sweetness amongst..! This is how we celebrate the festival of Holi in India, right..? Not changing a bit of the required substance of the celebrations, the Indian Embassy in China and the community there, buoyantly fanned out the holi colours amongst, involving their Chinese belongings...

Shoving off their responsibilities, Pakistan police bluntly say, ‘The girls have embraced Islam on their own will’

As the situation gets worse, Pakistan police authorities have revealed their true face by giving a blind eye and ‘what can we do if they got converted by their own will’ attitude. The colourful festival of Holi was transformed into a day of cries and worries after two Hindu sisters from the village Hafiz Salman near Deharki were kidnapped and forcefully converted. The Ghotki’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) informed Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Iman that the two girls ..

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

US-backed forces in Syria today announced they have liberated the last area held by the Islamic State in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremist group and the end of its self-declared Islamic caliphate...

As Pakistan drowns in pool of debts, China swims to rescue by lending $2 billion to Pak’s ailing economy

With India taking off the tag of ‘Most Favoured Nation’ from Pakistan and imposing heavy duty on exports the state has been swimming in debts. And to rescue the drowning son, father China has extended its helping hand. Yes, it’s right..! Begging for penny, the cash-strapped Pakistan will receive over 2 billion US Dollars loan from China by Monday to provide a boost to its ailing economy...

Indian Navy signifies true essence of brotherhood while helping Mozambique, have a look

Pledging to be together during a crisis, on the request of Mozambique, First Training Squadron of Indian Navy Sujata, Sarathi and Shardul operating in the Southern Indian Ocean were diverted to Port Beira. The request seeks to provide Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) to the local population post the devastation caused by cyclone 'IDAI'...

Drowning a four of dozens to the total, China's chemical blast settles controlled..!

Ripping though a chemical plant in the eastern China, a powerful explosion killed at least 48 people and injured more than 90 people in the city of Yancheng. Marking one of the worst industrial accidents in the years, yesterday’s blast at the Tainjiayi Chemical plant continued almost for more than 24 hours, when the fire-fighters are still battling small fires...

Health professional need to be aware of privacy risks in their own use of apps

"Health professionals need to be aware of privacy risks in their own use of apps and, when recommending apps, explain the potential for loss of privacy as part of informed consent.” A researcher, Assistant Professor Grundy at Sydney University said..

New Zealand to host fifth Hindu Conference in May

New Zealand will host the fifth New Zealand National Hindu Conference in May this year and the theme of the conference is “Stronger Communities, Stronger New Zealand”...

EU agrees to postpone Brexit beyond 29 March

European leaders and British Prime Minister Theresa May have agreed on a short delay to Britain's divorce from the European Union. European leaders have agreed on a plan to delay the Article 50 process, postponing Brexit beyond 29 March...

Holi of cries and worries! Two Hindu teenage girls in Sindh allegedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam

One such dreadful incident took place in Sindh wherein two teen girls were abducted and forcefully converted into Islam. It was on Wednesday, 20 March, when the two teenage Hindu girls from Pakistan were allegedly abducted from Ghotki in Sindh, on the eve of Holi. People came down on streets of Daharki town of Sindh’s Ghotki district protesting and urging for justice by bringing back the kidnapped girls. ..

Theft of human rights is a punishable offence...! This world water day, let’s pledge not to steal water..!

Climate change is a burning issue of these days. Every country is trying tore solve this issue with one or the other way. Such issues are in many areas in India too. A 2018 report from global advocacy group WaterAid put India at the top of its list of countries with the worst access to clean water close to homes. Water theft is a crime, shown by the case registered in Australia. Northern NSW cotton farmer charged over water theft after an ABC Four Corners report has been fined $190,000 by the Land ..

Asserting a strong stand, India boycotts Pakistan National Day after JK separatists were invited

With India taking off the Most Favoured Nation tag from Pakistan, the country has made its stand clear on eliminating terrorism and not supporting nations harbouring terrorism. In a latest development, India has decided not to attend Pakistan’s National Day celebrations at Pakistan High Commission in Delhi on Friday. The move came in as the government decided against sending any representative to the High Commission due to Islamabad’s decision to invite Hurriyat leaders on the occasion...

Time to monitor, how new laws in Russia will curb the fake news

President Vladimir Putin has signed law legislation that will fine online media for spreading “fake news” and punish those who exhibit “blatant disrespect” to the state with fines or jail sentences. A majority of Russians think a controversial new set of laws will effectively reduce the spread of false information online, according to a state-run survey published on Wednesday. The Moscow times published this report...

Grim report by UN, Cyclone Idai is one of Africa’s worst natural disaster

With the death toll of 360, UN reports that Cyclone Idai may be one of the worst natural disasters to hit southern Africa in living memory...

A relief to pancreatic cancer patients… researchers have come with magical medicinal combinations

Pancreatic cancer, which is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, is known to be highly resistant to treatments. Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a possible new therapeutic strategy using two types of drug inhibitors at once to treat one of the world's deadliest cancers. ..

Another terror attack on India will be ‘extremely problematic’, says US warning Pakistan to take stern call on terrorism

Coming down heavily on Pakistan and asking it to take concrete, irreversible action against terrorists, the United States warned warning the country that another terror attack on India will prove to be "extremely problematic". The United States has asked Pakistan to take sustained, verifiable and irreversible action against the perpetrators of terrorism...

Indian American lawyer Neomi Rao took oath in powerful US Court, Know more about her!

Indian American community is one of the most influential communities in America. Despite the difference of culture, Indian American outshone in American ecosystem. India again felt the proud moment when Prominent Indian American Lawyer Neomi Rao has been sworn as US Circuit Judge for the powerful district of Columbia Court...

Hold your grounds with peace..! New Zealand bans assault rifles

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a ban on military-style semi-automatics and assault rifles in NZ. More than 250,000 New Zealanders own a firearm, and many now own them illegally following changes to gun laws. But police are asking Kiwis to prearrange their disposal with police...

‘Leaving no one behind’, let’s pledge for a water right for every living being….

The theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind’. This is an adaptation of the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: as sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit...

Standing firm on ‘terror and talks’ cannot go together, India cancels maritime annual dialogue with Pakistan

Standing firm on his stance, ‘terror and talks’ cannot go together, India has staunchly restricted from having bilateral talks with Pakistan. As the Kartarpur corridor talks continue, India had cancelled the dialogue between the Coast Guards of India and Pakistan which was scheduled in Pakistan. ..

India attacks UNSC for “Progressively Undermining” UN General Assembly in finding solutions for global challenges

ndia is known for her strong voice in the United Nations. India always put forth her strong opinions in the wake of contemporary issues. India took a strong stand and said, the UN General Assembly must take lead in finding solutions to the challenges faced by the world, India criticized the UNSC for “progressively undermining" the authority of the 193-member global body...

Together against terrorism, Germany backs France to designate Masood Azhar as global terrorist at EU

Fight against terrorism got another strengthening pillar as Germany too joined the hands with France and initiated a move at the European Union to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, days after China blocked a bid at the United Nations to ban him.Terrorism is that kind of virus which is not limited to boundaries, it spreads breaking all the boundaries.This has somewhat put handcuffs in the hands of terrorism...