ICC Champions Trophy: India Beat Bangladesh, ready for Final with Pakistan

  The Final will be played between India and Pakistan on Sunday at the Oval in London. In the ICC Champions Trophy India today beat Bangladesh to clear way for final against Pakistan.  Chasing a victory target of 265 runs set by Bangladesh, Defending champion India defeated Bangladesh by 9 wickets in the second semifinal … Continue reading ICC Champions Trophy: India Beat Bangladesh, ready for Final with Pakistan

7 killed, 59 injured in explosion at China kindergarten

At least 7 people were killed and 59 others injured in an explosion struck a kindergarten in eastern Province of China,. According to the state-run Xinhua, the blast happened today at the gate of the kindergarten in Fengxian County in east Jiangsu Province when children were leaving the school. Police said, they are investigating the … Continue reading 7 killed, 59 injured in explosion at China kindergarten

Nepal postpones polls in Madhesi-stronghold province

AMN The Nepal government on Thursday postponed the date of local-level elections in the disputed Madhesi-stronghold province number two by nearly three months, adding a third phase in the polls. With the move, which came following a Cabinet meeting, the polls will now be held in three phases of which the first phase was concluded … Continue reading Nepal postpones polls in Madhesi-stronghold province

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before JIT probing Panama leaks

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before a Supreme Court-appointed Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Panama Papers graft case. It is for the first time that a sitting Prime Minister is deposing before a high-level probe team traditionally constituted to investigate high-profile criminal cases. JIT chief Wajid Zia had summoned the Prime Minister … Continue reading Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears before JIT probing Panama leaks

US Prez Trump being investigated for obstruction of justice: Media report

According to US media reports, President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice. Mueller is overseeing an FBI inquiry into Russia’s alleged meddling the 2016 US election and any Trump links to it. The Washington Post reports that senior intelligence officials will be interviewed about whether Mr … Continue reading US Prez Trump being investigated for obstruction of justice: Media report

Death toll in London fire rises to 17

AMN The death toll in yesterday’s devastating fire that engulfed the 24-storey residential block in west London has risen to rose to 17. Many people were still unaccounted for with police saying there was little chance of finding any survivors from the smoldering building. London Fire Brigade fire fighters worked through the night to try … Continue reading Death toll in London fire rises to 17

Govt to organise ‘Saas Bahu Sammelan’ to promote birth control

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi In a novel idea, the government of India has decided to organise ‘SAAS BAHU SAMMELAN’ (Mother-in law—Daughter-in- law Conference) in different parts of the country to encourage birth control. The idea coined by the Ministry of Health and Family has come following reports of unprecedented growth in population in 146 … Continue reading Govt to organise ‘Saas Bahu Sammelan’ to promote birth control

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas against restrictions on cattle trade

TIA NEW The Supreme Court today issued notice to Centre on pleas challenging notification banning sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. The court asked the Centre to file its response within two weeks and posted the matter for hearing on 11th of next month. The apex court had on the 7th … Continue reading SC issues notice to Centre on pleas against restrictions on cattle trade

India’s perplexity and Saudi-Qatar crisis

By H Siddique The break in Saudi-Qatar relations last week caught India by surprise as it did the rest of the world. India’s stakes in Qatar as well as other Gulf countries are considerable. Qatar is home to nearly 650,000 Indians whose safety and well being is a paramount concern for the NDA government which … Continue reading India’s perplexity and Saudi-Qatar crisis

Mallya case: CBI dismisses media reports of delay in forwarding evidence to UK

AMN CBI has dismissed the media reports about delay in forwarding evidence to UK Authorities in the case of extradition of fugitive Vijay Mallya as incorrect. The agency clarified that hearing of 13th June was not for extradition but for case management review to determine further steps to be taken in the case and to … Continue reading Mallya case: CBI dismisses media reports of delay in forwarding evidence to UK