INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Over 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique cyclone

TIA WEB DESK More than a thousand people are feared to have died due to cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique last week. Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said in a nationwide address that 84 deaths have been registered officially, but more than 1,000 deaths could be registered. He said more than 100,000 people are in danger. … Continue reading Over 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique cyclone

India-UAE ties flourishing with time

    The Indian community has played a major role in the economic development of the UAE   By Dr Ahmed Albanna, Ambassador of  UAE to India India and the UAE share historic cultural ties based on centuries-old people to people contact between the India and Arab civilization. In the early 19th century, the Indian traders, … Continue reading India-UAE ties flourishing with time

21 soldiers killed in terrorist attack on army camp in Mali

  AGENCIES At least 21 soldiers have been killed in a raid on an army camp by suspected terrorists in the central part of West African country Mali. Local media reports said, the attackers stormed Dioura army camp in the Mopti region at dawn and left many soldiers dead. Once a beacon of democracy and … Continue reading 21 soldiers killed in terrorist attack on army camp in Mali

New Zealand PM shows compassion to world, meets kin of victims

At least 49 innocent Muslims were killed on Friday as they worshipped after Tarrant opened indiscriminate fire at two mosques in Christchurch in what a shocked New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern termed as a terror attack   WEB DESK AT THE time several leaders in different parts of the world are spreading hatred, New … Continue reading New Zealand PM shows compassion to world, meets kin of victims

New Zealand shooting: mosque massacre suspect appears in court

AGENCIES The main accused in mosque shooting that killed 49 people in Christchurch appeared in court on a murder charge. Twenty-eight-year-old Brenton Tarrant, who filmed himself rampaging through two mosques did not request bail and was taken into custody until his next court appearance scheduled for April 5. The suspect documented his radicalisation and two … Continue reading New Zealand shooting: mosque massacre suspect appears in court

New Zealand mosque terror attack: What you need to know

  WEB DESK The attack was the worst act of terrorism in New Zealand history. Here’s what you need to know. What happened? There were two attacks on Friday in Christchurch – one at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque next to Hagley Park, and one at the Linwood Mosque. At least 49 people have died, … Continue reading New Zealand mosque terror attack: What you need to know

49 people dead after terrorist attack at mosques in New Zealand

There have been two attacks – at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque next to Hagley Park, and at the Linwood Masjid Mosque in the suburb of Linwood.  The third cricket Test between Bangladesh and NZ – due to start in Christchurch tomorrow – has been cancelled. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses the nation on the … Continue reading 49 people dead after terrorist attack at mosques in New Zealand

Malaysia: 100 schools closed after hundreds of people fall ill

  WEB DESK Over 100 schools have been closed after the dumping of toxic waste into a river caused hundreds of people to fall ill, including many children, authorities said in Malaysia. A lorry is believed to have dumped the waste in southern Johor state last week, sending hazardous fumes across a wide area. Over … Continue reading Malaysia: 100 schools closed after hundreds of people fall ill

US says Masood Azhar meets criteria to be designated as a global terrorist by the UN

WEB DESK The US says Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar meets the criteria to be designated as a global terrorist by the UN. State Department Deputy spokesperson Robert Palladino said China’s Opposition to the move counters a mutual interest in achieving regional stability and peace. Palladino’s remarks came on the eve of a crucial decision … Continue reading US says Masood Azhar meets criteria to be designated as a global terrorist by the UN

UK Parliament rejects Brexit deal for the second time

WEB DESK British Parliament will vote on a new motion today to decide if the UK should leave the EU within the March 29 deadline without any deal in place. The British Prime Minister Theresa May made the statement last night soon after she suffered yet another massive Parliament defeat over Brexit. MPs overwhelmingly rejected … Continue reading UK Parliament rejects Brexit deal for the second time

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

Accusing the BJP of only playing politics over the Ram Mandir issue, the West Bengal chief minister said her g ...

J&K: Former IAS Shah Faesal launches political party

The new party has been named Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement and its dominant slogan would be Ab Hawa Ba ...

BJP’s Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM today

2 Allies Get Deputy Posts     Panaji Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and BJ ...

SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

Biratnagar (Nepal) A confident India is fully geared up to face Bangladesh in the semi final of the SAFF Wo ...

PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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