INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

US: SC approves Trump administration’s asylum curbs

WEB DESK The Supreme Court of United States, Thursday gave permission to go-ahead to Trump administration plans that severely limit the ability of migrants to claim asylum. Under the rule, people arriving via a third country must claim asylum there first before arriving at the US border. Legal challenges against it continue but the ruling … Continue reading US: SC approves Trump administration’s asylum curbs

France for two-state solution to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

WEB DESK France on Wednesday warned against any project that would undermine diplomatic efforts to reach lasting peace in the Middle East, reiterating that the two-state solution was crucial to end the years-long conflict. “France calls on the parties to refrain from any measure likely to undermine the two-state solution, the only way to satisfy … Continue reading France for two-state solution to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

China slams U.S. politicians for indulging, supporting anti-China disruptors in HK

AGENCIES / BEIJING China has lashed out at U.S. politicians for what it called they are indulged and supporting anti-China disruptors in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that It is because of the indulgence and support by some U.S. politicians that the anti-China disruptors in Hong Kong are so reckless and … Continue reading China slams U.S. politicians for indulging, supporting anti-China disruptors in HK

India supports direct talks between Taliban & Afghan govt

WEB DESK India’s Permanent Representative to United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin has said that India supports the United Nations Secretary-General’s call for direct talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government. Mr Akbaruddin was speaking during the quarterly debate on United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan at the UN Security Council. Mr Akbaruddin said, it is … Continue reading India supports direct talks between Taliban & Afghan govt

US imposes new sanctions on Iran’s IRGC, Palestinian Hamas

WEB DESK The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Palestinian group Hamas and Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC). The sanctions were applied using new tools from an executive order recently updated by US President Donald Trump, the US Treasury Department said in a statement. The sanctions mean any property the targets may … Continue reading US imposes new sanctions on Iran’s IRGC, Palestinian Hamas

31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during Ashoura

WEB DESK At least 31 people were killed and about 100 were injured, when a walkway collapsed that set off a mass stampede in the Iraqi city of Karbala as thousands of Shia Muslims marked one of the most solemn holy days of the year. Iraqi officials said on Tuesday. At least 10 among the … Continue reading 31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during Ashoura

US: Trump sacks National Security Adviser John Bolton

AMN/ WEB DESK US President Donald Trump has fired his National Security Adviser John Bolton. In a tweet, Trump said he has already informed John Bolton that his services were no longer needed at the White House. Bolton also said that he offered to resign previous night. The exit comes amid reports that there is … Continue reading US: Trump sacks National Security Adviser John Bolton

UK: PM Boris Johnson’s second attempt to trigger election rejected

WEB DESK BRITISH MPs have once again rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s calls for a snap election, as the five-week suspension of Parliament begins. In all, 293 MPs voted for the prime minister’s motion for an early poll, far short of the number needed. Earlier, opposition MPs confirmed they would not back the push for … Continue reading UK: PM Boris Johnson’s second attempt to trigger election rejected

Bangladesh urges China to cooperate in Rohingya repatriation

AGENCIES / DHAKA Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Monday urged China to continue to persuade the Myanmar authorities to take back Rohingyas from his country. “China has good relations with Myanmar and if China continues to persuade Myanmar, it would be possible to solve the Rohingya crisis peacefully and in a sustainable manner,” … Continue reading Bangladesh urges China to cooperate in Rohingya repatriation

One person commits suicide every 40 seconds: WHO

Progress in suicide prevention activities in some countries, but much more is needed, says WHO WHO NEWS The number of countries with national suicide prevention strategies has increased in the five years since the publication of WHO’s first global report on suicide, said the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World Suicide Prevention Day … Continue reading One person commits suicide every 40 seconds: WHO

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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