FMs of Russia, India, China meet in New Delhi to discuss pressing issues

File photo AMN / NEW DELHI Foreign ministers of Russia, India and China (RIC) will deliberate on a range of pressing regional and global issues, at a key meeting of the trilateral grouping in New Delhi on Monday. These include ways to tackle the threat of terrorism and extremism. Before the trilateral talks, External Affairs … Continue reading FMs of Russia, India, China meet in New Delhi to discuss pressing issues

سعودی عرب سے تعلقات بہتر ہو سکتے ہیں، روحانی

ایرانی صدر حسن روحانی نے کہا ہے کہ ان کا ملک سعودی عرب کے ساتھ بگڑے ہوئے تعلقات کو بہتر کرنے پر تیار ہے۔ اس سلسلے میں روحانی نے شرائط بھی رکھی ہیں۔ ایرانی صدر حسن روحانی نے کہا کہ ہے کہ سعودی عرب کے ساتھ باہمی روابط صرف اسی صورت میں دوبارہ سے قائم … Continue reading سعودی عرب سے تعلقات بہتر ہو سکتے ہیں، روحانی

Govt seeks report from Vistara Airlines on ‘molestation’ of Zaira Wasim

Our Correspondent The National Commission for Women (NCW) has written to the Maharashtra DGP and the ethics officer of Vistara Airlines over allegation that Dangal actress Zaira Wasim was molested on board a flight from Delhi to Mumbai. In a letter, the NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma said, the Commission had taken cognizance of media reports … Continue reading Govt seeks report from Vistara Airlines on ‘molestation’ of Zaira Wasim

VP reiterates India’s commitment to protection of human rights

AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that India has been unequivocal in its commitment to preservation and protection of human rights globally as well as within country. Addressing a function in New Delhi organised on the occasion of Human Rights Day, Mr Naidu said, human rights are rights inherent to all human beings … Continue reading VP reiterates India’s commitment to protection of human rights

BJP fighting Gujarat polls on development: PM Modi

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that BJP governments have taken Gujarat to new heights of progress with the mantra of Unity, Peace and Good Faith. Addressing a rally in Kalol, he recalled that state Congress leaders mocked him when he stated his intent to ensure electrification of villages in Gujarat. He said he … Continue reading BJP fighting Gujarat polls on development: PM Modi

Violent Protests outside US Embassies in Lebanon, Indonesia

Protest against Trump’s Jerusalem move WEB DESK There have been violent clashes near the US embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Security forces fired tear gas and water cannon to force back flag-waving protesters close to the embassy complex north of … Continue reading Violent Protests outside US Embassies in Lebanon, Indonesia

Mehbooba appalled over Zaira’s molestation

Jammu Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said she was appalled to hear about the molestation of Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim on board a Delhi-Mumbai flight by a co-passenger. Any harassment or crime against women should be dealt with swiftly and effectively, she wrote on her Twitter page reacting to Zaira’s statement. … Continue reading Mehbooba appalled over Zaira’s molestation

Saudi Arabia calls on US to back down on Jerusalem decision

JEDDAH Saudi Arabia on Saturday called on the US administration to back down from a recent decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said: “my government calls on the US administration to back down from its decision and support the international will to enable the Palestinian people to regain … Continue reading Saudi Arabia calls on US to back down on Jerusalem decision

Trump’s Jerusalem move: Arab allies attack decision

WEB DESK Arab officials say US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital risks plunging the Middle East into “violence and chaos”. The move ended US neutrality on one of the region’s most sensitive issues. Arab League foreign ministers say it means the US cannot be relied upon as a broker of Middle … Continue reading Trump’s Jerusalem move: Arab allies attack decision

Women commissions asks Zaira Wasim to file FIR

AMN / New Delhi The National Commission for Women (NCW) as well as the Delhi and Maharashtra commisions for women today asked actress Zaira Wasim to file a police complaint after she alleged she was molested on a flight. The NCW has stepped in to take action. Its chairperson Rekha Singh told the media:”I just … Continue reading Women commissions asks Zaira Wasim to file FIR