In Indonesia, at least two people were killed and seven injured in a strong 6 point 5 magnitude earthquake in Java island. The quake took place late yesterday and caused damages to more than 100 buildings. Indonesia’s national disaster management agency said the quake activated early tsunami warning systems in the south of Java, prompting … Continue reading Strong quake hits Indonesia’s Java, two dead
Russia’s presidential election will take place on 18th March following a vote in the upper chamber of the country’s parliament. President Vladimir Putin last week ended weeks of speculation, saying he will run for the fourth term. Putin’s 80 per cent approval ratings make his victory all but certain. His most visible adversary, anti-corruption crusader … Continue reading Russia’s presidential election to take place on March 18
AMN Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American senator, has called for Donald Trump’s resignation, becoming the seventh lawmaker to demand it amid resurfaced allegations of sexual misconduct against the US President. “I think he should resign in the best interest of the country,” the California Democrat told POLITICO in an interview. The allegations of sexual misconduct … Continue reading Donald Trump should resign, says Indian-American senator Kamala
WEB DESK Pakistan’s Supreme Court today rejected a petition seeking the disqualification of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan as a parliamentarian in a foreign funding case, but ruled against his close aide. Khan, the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party is facing allegations of hiding his assets, owning offshore company and running the party with the help of … Continue reading Pakistan SC rejects petition seeking disqualification of Imran Khan
WEB DESK US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said there are concrete evidences to prove that Iran is violating UN Security Council resolutions on weapons proliferation. At a press conference in Washington yesterday, she accused Iran of supplying Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement with missiles to attack Saudi Arabia. Haley claimed the fight … Continue reading Concrete evidences about Iran’s breach of UNSC resolutions: Haley
WEB DESK US President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the phone today, the White House said. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a statement said that a read out of conversation will be shared later. No other details were immediately available. However, the Kremlin in a statement today … Continue reading Trump, Putin talk over phone
WEB DESK United States’s top media regulator has voted to rollback “net neutrality” rules that require internet providers to treat all traffic equally. US Federal Communications Commission in meeting in Washington, adopted the proposal of Republican appointed FCC Chairman Indian-American Ajit Pai by a 3-2 vote. Mr Pai said his plan will end heavy-handed rules … Continue reading US’s top media regulator votes to rollback
AMN /United Nations The United Nations has warned that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide, and urged for better recycling of the hazardous rubbish. A report by UN’s International Telecommunication Union, the UN University and the International Solid Waste Association said, full 44.7 million tonnes of e-waste … Continue reading UN warns against growing electronic waste
AMN British Prime Minister Theresa May lost a key vote on Brexit bill in the UK Parliament yesterday after a rebellion within the ranks of her own party. The British Prime Minister was defeated on an amendment to the European Union Withdrawal Bill by four votes. MPs from across different parties voted to give Parliament … Continue reading British PM Theresa May loses key Brexit vote in British parliament
Iran’s Kerman province was hit by multiple strong quakes last evening and early this morning, injuring at least 18 people and damaging some 20 houses. State media reported that the first quake of 5.9 magnitude struck a city with a population of around 8 lakh 20 thousand. The tremor, initially reported as a 6.2 … Continue reading Multiple earthquakes hit Iran’s Kerman province
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