India Open Series : PV Sindhu to take on Carolina Marin in summit clash

Ace Indian Shuttler P V Sindhu will take on Olympic champion Carolina Marin today in a summit clash in the India Open Super Series Badminton tournament at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. This will not be the first meeting between Sindhu and Marin since their classic Olympic clash in August, 2016. They … Continue reading India Open Series : PV Sindhu to take on Carolina Marin in summit clash

Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature

American singer and song writer Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, more than three months after the awards ceremony. Swedish media reported he received his medal at a private event in Stockholm before a scheduled concert in the city. No further details were given. Swedish Academy officials previously said Dylan would … Continue reading Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature

Bangladesh PM Hasina calls for united fight against terrorism

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for a united fight against terrorism terming it a new global vice. Speaking at the inauguration of the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Dhaka last night, Hasina said humanity is facing new vices. Militancy and Terrorism costs lives and impedes peace and development. Emphasizing that militancy … Continue reading Bangladesh PM Hasina calls for united fight against terrorism

Virbhadra Singh should resign as Himachal Pradesh CM: BJP

BJP today said Virbhadra Singh should immediatley resign as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister taking moral responsibility after being chargesheeted by the CBI in a disproportionate assets case. Briefing media in New Delhi, BJP leader Bhupendra Yadav said it is clear now that the Congress government is the source of corruption. He said, the Narendra Modi … Continue reading Virbhadra Singh should resign as Himachal Pradesh CM: BJP

20 killed by shrine custodian in Pakistan

AMN / Islamabad At least 20 persons were killed and four injured by the custodian of a shrine in Sargodha city of Pakistan on Saturday night. Sargodha Deputy Commissioner (DC) Liaquat Ali Chatta claimed that the custodian Abdul Waheed, believed to be a resident of Lahore and a government employee, used a dagger and a … Continue reading 20 killed by shrine custodian in Pakistan

254 killed many missing in Landslide in Colombia

At least 250 people died and hundreds are missing after heavy rain flooded the city of Mocoa in southwest Colombia with mud and rocks. Security forces said, they are searching for the missing people and more than 1000 soldiers and police are involved in the rescue effort. The flood buried whole neighbourhoods and forced residents … Continue reading 254 killed many missing in Landslide in Colombia

Kerala: 400 CRPF jawans taken ill due to food poisoning

Thiruvananthapuram / AMN At least 400 CRPF jawans posted at Pallipuram in Thiruvananthapuram fell ill due to suspected food poisoning yesterday evening. While nearly 200 jawans have been admitted to the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital, the rest are been undergoing treatment at various other hospitals following complaints of upset stomach and vomiting after consuming food. … Continue reading Kerala: 400 CRPF jawans taken ill due to food poisoning

China bans wearing veils or growing abnormal beards in Xinjiang

AMN / China has banned wearing veils or growing abnormal beards in Xinjiang as part of a major crackdown aimed at curbing religious extremism in the restive Uygur Muslim majority province. According to law, special task forces to curb extremism would be set up at regional, prefectural and county governments. The regulation were passed by … Continue reading China bans wearing veils or growing abnormal beards in Xinjiang

Egyptian president to meet Prez Trump in Washington

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left Cairo for Washington today where both sides will seek a renewed relationship after tensions over Sisi’s crackdown on opponents. Sisi will also see the top officials at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, where he will pitch for help with his country’s ailing economy. The trip will be … Continue reading Egyptian president to meet Prez Trump in Washington

Restart stalled peace talks immediately: Cyprus president

The Greek Cypriot President of ethnically divided Cyprus is calling for an immediate restart of stalled reunification talks as the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots looks to a resumption of negotiations after April 7. President Nicos Anastasiades said today talks should focus on proposals that serve the interests of all Cypriots, not third countries … Continue reading Restart stalled peace talks immediately: Cyprus president