INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Paris attack: Massive manhunt for key suspect and accomplices

AMN / Massive manhunt is going on for surviving members and accomplices of the militant group that killed 129 people in Paris on Friday night. Police have named 26 year old Salah Abdeslam, as a key suspect and have issued his photograph Reports say he has been identified as the renter of a car used … Continue reading Paris attack: Massive manhunt for key suspect and accomplices

G20: Obama hails India’s economic growth

US President Barack Obama hailed India’s economic growth under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its focus on renewable energy. Obama said the Modi government’s ambitious plans for scaling up the use of renewable energy combines a concern for environment and creates opportunity for furthering global growth through fresh investment in renewable energy. … Continue reading G20: Obama hails India’s economic growth

US, Russia agree for UN-backed peace talks to resolve Syrian crisis

AMN / US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on the need for UN-sponsored peace talks and a ceasefire to resolve years of war in Syria, a White House official said. President Obama and President Putin agreed on the need for a Syrian-led and Syrian-owned political transition, which would be proceeded by … Continue reading US, Russia agree for UN-backed peace talks to resolve Syrian crisis

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks

AMN / Several Muslim organizations of France have strongly condemned the Paris attacks that left 129 people dead and 352 injured Friday night. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) condemned “strongly these odious and despicable attacks”. The head of CFCM, Anouar Kbibech said in a statement that he has “deep sympathy for the … Continue reading France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks

Paris attacks: 3 brothers involved, one on the run

PARIS / Three brothers were allegedly involved in the series of gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris on Friday night, which has claimed the lives of 129 people and left 352 injured, a French daily reported Sunday, citing an unnamed source close to the investigation. “One died in the attacks [a suicide bomber], the second is in … Continue reading Paris attacks: 3 brothers involved, one on the run

Paris killings: Police identifies one of 7 attackers

As the French Police investigation picks up pace, one of the seven attackers who killed 129 people and wounded 350 in Paris has been identified. The attacker was named as Omar Ismail Mostefai, a 29-year-old French citizen of Algerian origin. Six people close to him were reportedly taken into custody yesterday. Police also say they … Continue reading Paris killings: Police identifies one of 7 attackers

Myanmar president for smooth transition of power

Myanmar’s President Thein Sein today vowed a smooth transition of power to the new government. During his first public appearance in Yangon since the polls, he said historic November 8 polls were the consequence of his government’s reforms. Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party got landslide victory in the polls. The former … Continue reading Myanmar president for smooth transition of power

India-Africa Forum Summit 2015

The India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) is a celebration of the close partnership between Africa and India. It is an acknowledgement of our shared history as well as our future prospects. From our struggle against colonialism and apartheid, we have emerged to jointly accept the challenges of a globalizing world. Even as we combat with common … Continue reading India-Africa Forum Summit 2015

Nepal forms team to ease diplomatic tension with India

Nepal has formed a three-member team including the Foreign Minister to ease a diplomatic standoff with India over the supply of essential goods, including petroleum products, affected because of the blockade of trade points with India by people protesting the new Constitution. The committee was constituted comprising of the Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, Minister … Continue reading Nepal forms team to ease diplomatic tension with India

US wants reduction in tension between India, Pakistan

The US has said it wants to see tension reduced between India and Pakistan, but made it clear that it is for the two nations to resolve their differences bilaterally. State Department Spokesperson John Kirby told this in his daily news conference in Washington. Kirby was responding to a question on remarks made by Pakistan … Continue reading US wants reduction in tension between India, Pakistan

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POLITICS

BJP website goes live with a tagline — Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar

Our Correspondent / New Delhi n Bharatiya Janata Party’s website was allegedly hacked has come live almost ...

Congress demands Lokpal probe into BJP’s ‘Yeddyurappa Diaries’

BJP dismisses Congress allegations over reported payoffs to its top leaders   Agencies / New Delhi ...

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 ...

SPORTS

Prajnesh makes it to Miami Masters main draw

India's number one singles player, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, has made it to the main draw of the Miami Open, his s ...

Mandhana, Jhulan at top of ICC Women’s ODI Rankings

Indian duo of Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami continue to top the batting and bowling charts in the latest ...

India crash out of Asia Mixed Team Badminton Championships

India crashed out of the Asia Mixed Team Badminton Championships at Hong Kong after losing 2-3 to Chinese Taip ...

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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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