INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Saudi-led airstrikes kill at least 80 in Yemen

Saudi-led air strikes have killed at least 80 people near the border with Saudi Arabia and in the Yemen capital Sanaa. Air raids in the Hajjah province across the border killed at least 40 people, while another 40 were killed in Sanaa due to air strikes on a special forces base allied with the Huthis. … Continue reading Saudi-led airstrikes kill at least 80 in Yemen

Pakistan ‘haven’ for several Islamist terror groups: US Report

Pakistan is a haven for several Islamist terror groups and successive Pakistani governments are widely believed to have supported some outfits as proxies in the country’s historical conflicts with its neighbours, says a US Congressional research report. Independent US Congressional Research Service (CRS) on Pakistan in its latest report of 14th May also notes that … Continue reading Pakistan ‘haven’ for several Islamist terror groups: US Report

Iraq needs multi-sectarian force to fight ISIS: US

The US says Iraq needs a multi-sectarian force to fight the expanding ISIS terrorist organisation in the country. The White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters in Washington that a multi-sectarian force needs to be deployed to every area of that country to protect it and to counter the threat from the IS. He … Continue reading Iraq needs multi-sectarian force to fight ISIS: US

4 Taliban insurgents killed after attack on Kabul guesthouse

Four Taliban insurgents who stormed a guesthouse in the diplomatic area of the capital Kabul were killed by government forces early this morning . The insurgents armed with assault rifles and a grenade launcher held out for hours until they were killed , officials said. It lasted at least six hours. The attack resulted in an … Continue reading 4 Taliban insurgents killed after attack on Kabul guesthouse

Nepal bans children traveling without parents or guardian

Nepal government on Tuesday announced that all children traveling in the country will need to be accompanied by their parents or a legal guardian to prevent the trafficking of young people who lost their homes in the country’s powerful earthquakes. The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare said the ban is aimed at protecting … Continue reading Nepal bans children traveling without parents or guardian

PM Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh June 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Bangladesh beginning 6th of next month. The visit is Prime Minister’s first to Bangladesh and it reflects the importance attached by India to the bilateral relationship. External Affairs Ministry in its release said, the visit is expected to further expand the cordial and cooperative … Continue reading PM Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh June 6

Bangladesh bans Islamist militant out fit Ansarullah Bangla Team

Bangladesh has banned an Islamist militant out fit Ansarullah Bangla Team that is believed to be behind the gruesome hacking deaths of three secular bloggers in recent months. Earlier this month, machete-wielding masked men hacked to death 33-year-old Ananta Bijoy Das, a secular blogger, in Sylhet city. Assailants in February had killed 45-year old Avijit … Continue reading Bangladesh bans Islamist militant out fit Ansarullah Bangla Team

Washington Post journalist detained in Iran

A Washington Post journalist, Jeson Rezaian, who has been detained for ten months in Iran, is to go on trial today accused of espionage. The US government and the newspaper have called the charges as absurd and have demanded his release. Mr Rezaian could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Afghanistan: Taliban gunmen kill 19 policemen, 7 soldiers

Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege in Afghanistan.  A senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound of Naw Zad on telephone that the insurgents had advanced in to the compound after seizing police … Continue reading Afghanistan: Taliban gunmen kill 19 policemen, 7 soldiers

UN sponsored Yemeni peace conference postponed

A UN sponsored Yemeni peace conference which was to start on Thursday in Geneva has been indefinitely postponed. Three officials from the Houthi, socialist and unionist parties said in Sanna that the talks had been postponed and that no new date had been set. The talks were meant to end weeks of heavy fighting and … Continue reading UN sponsored Yemeni peace conference postponed

SPORTS

In-form Amandeep starts favourite in 11th leg of Hero WPGT

Harpal Singh Bedi Panchkula, 19 October: In-form Amandeep Drall, is all set for an encore, having won at Ch ...

Amandeep cards superb 65 to win 10-leg of Hero WPGT

Harpal Singh Bedi Chandigarh,15  October: Amandeep Drall fired eight birdies against just one bog ...

Khalin Joshi turns the tables, wins the Jaipur Open

Jaipur, Khalin Joshi’s final round of three-under 67 proved good enough for him to turn the tables on ne ...

خبرنامہ

گلوبل ہنگر انڈیکس: کتنی حقیقت کتنا فسانہ

عندلیب اختر ؓ دنیا بھر میں بھوک اور غربت کے حوالے سے جاری گل ...

تمل ناڈو میں خواتین ملازمین کو ’بیٹھنے کا حق‘ مل گیا

ُجاوید اخترتمل ناڈو ہندوستان کی ایسی دوسری ریاست بن گئی ہے ج ...

کورونا سے تحفظ کی گولی کے حوصلہ افزا نتائج

دو امریکی کمپنیوں کی جانب سے کورونا سے تحفظ کے لیے بنائی گئی ...

MARQUEE

Google Doodle Honours Poet, Freedom Fighter Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

WEB DESKOn the occasion of the Indian activist and author's 117th birth anniversary,Google Doodle on Monday, 1 ...

Kerala Governor appeals jewellers to refrain from using photographs of brides to further their sales

AMN Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan today appealed to jewellers to refrain from using the photographs of ...