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Ship carrying over 400 people sinks in China’s Yangtze river

A ship carrying more than 400 people has reportedly sunk in the Yangtze River in southern China last night.  According to official media reports, the ship, Eastern Star, encountered a tornado while traveling along the river in central China’s Hubei Province. At least 400 passengers and 42 crew were on board. Some 20 people have … Continue reading Ship carrying over 400 people sinks in China’s Yangtze river

Hillary Clinton to start Presidential campaign from New York on June 13

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will formally launch her 2016 presidential campaign on June 13 from New York where she will put forward her vision and ideas to take US forward. Ms. Clinton grew up in Illinois and worked in Massachusetts, Washington DC, Arkansas and New York. It was the voters of New … Continue reading Hillary Clinton to start Presidential campaign from New York on June 13

India abstains from voting on US, Palestinian NGOs at UN

  India has abstained from voting on the applications of an American and a Palestinian non-governmental organisation for special consultative status in a UN committee. India was the sole abstention in the vote for US-based Freedom Now, which works to free individual prisoners through legal, political and public relations advocacy efforts. In a voting conducted … Continue reading India abstains from voting on US, Palestinian NGOs at UN

US police kill more than two people a day: Report

Data collected by the Washington Post newspaper suggests that the number of people shot by police is twice as high as official figures claim in US, . The paper said that during the first five months of this year, 385 people, more than two a day, were killed. The number of black people was disproportionately … Continue reading US police kill more than two people a day: Report

10 killed in Pakistan blast

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in two separate bombing incidents in restive northwestern areas of Pakistan,. In the first incident, three people were killed today when a remote-controlled improvised explosive device targeting vehicle of a local political administrator exploded in South Waziristan Agency. According to official sources in Peshawar, Farooq … Continue reading 10 killed in Pakistan blast

India, Sweden sign 6 pacts to boost co-operation

 AMN India and Sweden today signed six agreements to enhance bilateral co-operation between the two countries. These include Memorandum of Understandings on sustainable Urban Development, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, health and visa waiver programme for diplomatic passport holders. The agreements were signed in presence of President Pranab Mukherjee and Swidish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven … Continue reading India, Sweden sign 6 pacts to boost co-operation

EU angry over Russia’s entry ban against EU politicians

The European Union has responded angrily to Russia’s entry ban against 89 European politicians, officials and military leaders. Those banned are believed to include General Secretary of the EU council Uwe Corsepius, and former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. Russia shared the list after several requests by diplomats, the EU said. The EU called … Continue reading EU angry over Russia’s entry ban against EU politicians

Iran ready to cooperate with Moscow on uranium supply

Iran is ready to cooperate with Moscow on the supply of uranium to Russia and invited the representatives of Russia’s state run atomic energy Rosatom to discuss the details of future cooperation, a senior Iranian official said. Last month, Iran agreed to cut its uranium enrichment as part of a framework deal with the P5+1 … Continue reading Iran ready to cooperate with Moscow on uranium supply

Talks between US and Iran to secure nuclear deal fails

Talks between US and Iran to secure a nuclear deal failed in Geneva yesterday. A senior Iranian negotiator said, the talks between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif failed to bridge the differences between Tehran and world powers, with Iran rejecting the Western demand for site inspections. The … Continue reading Talks between US and Iran to secure nuclear deal fails

Sri Lanka proposes voting rights for Lankan refugees in India

Sri Lanka’s Election Commissioner has proposed voting rights for the Sri Lankan refugees who are living in India. Speaking to the press in Colombo, Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that if Parliament passes a Bill to remove the legal barriers, arrangements can be put in place to allow the refugees in Tamil Nadu to vote … Continue reading Sri Lanka proposes voting rights for Lankan refugees in India

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...