INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Yemen: 31 killed in Airstrikes by Saudi coalition

WEB DESK At least 31 people have been killed in airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Saturday. The United Nations office in Yemen said, preliminary field reports indicated that as many as 31 civilians were killed and 12 others injured in strikes that hit Al-Hayjah area in Al-Jawf province. The strike followed a … Continue reading Yemen: 31 killed in Airstrikes by Saudi coalition

S Jaishanker, Mike Pompeo discuss President Trump visit to India

WEB DESK Munich in Germany External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference yesterday. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations ahead of US President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to India beginning the 24th of this month. Dr. Jaishankar also met US special envoy … Continue reading S Jaishanker, Mike Pompeo discuss President Trump visit to India

Record five tonnes of cocaine seized by Costa Rica police

WEB DESK In Costa Rica, police yesterday made the largest drug seizure in the country’s history after discovering more than five tonnes of cocaine hidden in a container due to be shipped to the Netherlands. Interior Minister Michael Soto Rojas said, the drugs were concealed in a consignment of ornamental flowers at the port of … Continue reading Record five tonnes of cocaine seized by Costa Rica police

India expresses solidarity with China in fight against Coronavirus

WEB DESK India has expressed its solidarity with Chinese people and the government of China in the fight against the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement, Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri said, India will do everything within its means to assist the people of China in this time of difficulty. He said, … Continue reading India expresses solidarity with China in fight against Coronavirus

Coronavirus death toll in China crosses 1,600

WEB DESK The death toll from coronavirus epidemic in China crossed 1,600 today after 139 more people died in hard-hit Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak. In its daily , the province’s health commission has reported 1,843 fresh cases. More than 68,000 people have now been infected, with most deaths occurring in Hubei. France … Continue reading Coronavirus death toll in China crosses 1,600

‘The India Day’ keeps Sarees in the spotlight at the London Fashion Week

WEB DESK Sarees from different parts of India were at the heart of a first-of-its-kind India Day celebration at the London Fashion Week yesterday. Kashmiri and Phulkari from the north, Kantha and Baluchari from West Bengal, Ghatchola from Gujarat, Paithni from Maharashtra, Kanjivaram from Tamil Nadu and Kasavu from Kerala were among 17 different varieties … Continue reading ‘The India Day’ keeps Sarees in the spotlight at the London Fashion Week

Ties between India and US are unshakeable: American diplomat, Alice Wells

WEB DESK A top American diplomat has said, the ties between India and the US are unshakeable. In a tweet, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Alice Wells asserted that the Trump administration looks forward to an even warmer relationship as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts President Donald Trump later this … Continue reading Ties between India and US are unshakeable: American diplomat, Alice Wells

DG, WHO says coronavirus outbreak is still an emergency for China

WEB DESK The Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the coronavirus outbreak is still an emergency for China and it is impossible to tell where the epidemic will spread. He told the Munich Security Conference in Germany that he was encouraged by actions China had taken to slow the spread … Continue reading DG, WHO says coronavirus outbreak is still an emergency for China

Coronavirus: Chinese tourist dies in France first death in Europe

WEB DESK An elderly Chinese tourist died at Paris in France from the new coronavirus. The 80-year-old man is the first person in Europe to die due to complications from the virus that originated in China. In addition, the first African coronavirus infection has been reported in Egypt. Officials in Beijing said all people returning … Continue reading Coronavirus: Chinese tourist dies in France first death in Europe

Saudi-led coalition warplane crashes in northern Yemen

WEB DESK A warplane belonging to the Saudi-led coalition has crashed in the northern province of Al-Jawf. Quoting a coalition spokesman, Saudi Arabia’s state news agency said, Saudi Tornado fighter fell down while carrying out a support mission near Yemeni army units. The Houthi rebels said they used ground-to-air missiles to down the warplane last … Continue reading Saudi-led coalition warplane crashes in northern Yemen

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SPORTS

Warm-up match between India and New Zealand XI ends in a draw at Hamilton

The warm-up match between India and New Zealand-XI at Hamilton ended in a draw today. The match was called ...

Indian athletes clinch 3 medals in World SnowShoe Championship

Indian athletes finished with three medals in different categories in the World SnowShoe Championship at Myoko ...

IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon 2020 receives a record 18500 entries

New Delhi The 5th edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon will see a record 18,500 ru ...

ART & CULTURE

Exhibition Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture

AMN / New Delhi INTACH-Kashmir Chapter, Department of Tourism of Jammu and Kashmir and India International ...

Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Raj ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

South Korean film ‘Parasite’ makes history by winning Best Film Oscar

The 92nd Oscar awards have been announced and for the first time in the history of awards, a non-english film ...

Hollywood veteran actor Kirk Douglas passes away in US

Kirk Douglas PHOTO FROM SOCIAL MEDIA WEB DESK Hollywood legend and veteran actor Kirk Douglas passed aw ...

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