INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Turkish warplanes carry out air strikes in northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes Friday carried out air strikes in northern Iraq, destroying ammunition depots and shelters in an areas where the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, PKK, has camps. The military in a statement said, F-16 fighters destroyed targets in Zap and Metina regions. Turkey has been regularly targeting PKK camps and strongholds in mountainous northern Iraq … Continue reading Turkish warplanes carry out air strikes in northern Iraq

15 Iraqi soldiers killed in separate IS attack on military

At least 15 Iraqi soldiers were killed and 14 others injured in two different attacks on military. According to media reports eight Iraqi soldiers were killed yesterday after an Islamic State group suicide car bomber detonated near an Army convoy, military sources told. Iraq’s counter terrorism forces, backed by the troops and US-led coalition air … Continue reading 15 Iraqi soldiers killed in separate IS attack on military

US, China to work together to prevent North Korea nuclear test

US President Barack Obama has said China and the United States will work together to try and prevent further missile tests by North Korea. Mr Obama met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the nuclear summit in Washington. Mr Obama said he and Mr Xi were seeking to agree how they can discourage … Continue reading US, China to work together to prevent North Korea nuclear test

Saudi Arabia, US impose joint sanctions against LeT

Saudi Arabia and the United States have imposed joint sanctions targeting the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba. The sanctions targeted four individuals and two affiliated organisations. The organisations are Pakistan-based Al-Rahmah Welfare Organization, which was a front for Al-Qaeda and Jamia Asariya Madrassa. The individuals are James Alexander McLintock, Abdul Aziz Nuristani, Naveed Qamar and Saudi … Continue reading Saudi Arabia, US impose joint sanctions against LeT

First chairwoman of National Assembly of Vietnam

Vietnam named a woman for the first time to the influential role of chairperson in its National Assembly today – the country’s fourth most powerful position. Veteran lawmaker and senior Communist Party official Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan was elected with 95.5 per cent of votes after a poll in the country’s 500-strong legislative body early … Continue reading First chairwoman of National Assembly of Vietnam

Pakistan: Five suspected al Qaeda terrorists killed in encounter

At least five suspected terrorists affiliated with Al Qaeda’s Afzal Group were killed in an encounter with security forces in Nawab Town area yesterday. A police team of Crime Investigation Agency conducted a raid at a house in Raiwind Road area after receiving credible intelligence. As soon as the police team reached the house, they … Continue reading Pakistan: Five suspected al Qaeda terrorists killed in encounter

PM Modi in Washington DC to attend Nuclear Security Summit

Washington / Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today after wrapping up his visit to the Belgian capital Brussels. He will participate in the Global Nuclear Security Summit beginning later today. The two day Summit will be attended by the heads of about 50 countries and representatives of five international organisations. The Summit is to … Continue reading PM Modi in Washington DC to attend Nuclear Security Summit

Rich nations should do more for Syrian refugees: Oxfam

Oxfam has urged wealthy nations to do more for Syrian refugees. In its latest report Oxfam revealed that rich countries have resettled only 1.39 percent of the nearly five million Syrian refugees, a fraction of the 10 percent of people who need to be urgently offered a safe haven. As wealthy states meet in Geneva … Continue reading Rich nations should do more for Syrian refugees: Oxfam

Pakistan is a very, very vital problem: Trump

US Republican presidential front- runner Donald Trump has said that a nuclear-armed Pakistan is a “very very vital problem”, and asserted that the country needs to “get a hold of” its situation. In an interview to CNN during a town hall convention in Wisconsin, where the Republican presidential primary is scheduled for the 5th of … Continue reading Pakistan is a very, very vital problem: Trump

Htin Kyaw sworn in as Myanmar’s first elected President

Myanmar’s new President has been sworn in, the first elected civilian leader in more than 50 years. Htin Kyaw from the National League for Democracy, NLD, takes over from Thein Sein, who introduced wide-ranging reforms during his five years in power. Although, NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi is barred from the Presidency, she has … Continue reading Htin Kyaw sworn in as Myanmar’s first elected President

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POLITICS

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani's Seat   File ph ...

Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

AMN Congress President Rahul Gandhi has assured the people of the northeast region that the party will not al ...

PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

AMN / NEW DELHI As the elections for the Lok sabha getting momentum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launc ...

SPORTS

Teenage amateur Rayhan Thomas confident ahead of Hero Indian Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi 18-year old Dubai based Rayhan Thomas, the highest-ever ranked Indian in the Wo ...

New Look India to face Japan in their Azlan Shah Hockey Opener

AMN / Ipoh (Malaysia) A new look India will take on the Asian Games champion Japan in their opening encounter ...

I am confident of performing well in this season of IPL: Sandeep Lamichanne

    Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Delhi Capitals’ young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne ha ...

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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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