INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

EU warns Pakistan over migrant cooperation

European Union has complained about difficulties in deporting migrants to Pakistan, warning it could take steps against Islamabad if it fails to comply with a deal on repatriations. Struggling with its biggest flow of refugees since World War II, the EU persuaded Pakistan in November to restore a suspended agreement to facilitate the return of … Continue reading EU warns Pakistan over migrant cooperation

26/11 Mumbai attacks probe: Pak court refuses voice samples of suspects

Islamabad High Court In Pakistan on Monday dismissed the government’s petitions seeking clippings of the voices of the alleged masterminds of the Mumbai attacks and of six other suspects in the case due to non-prosecution. The prosecution was asking for the voice samples of the suspects to compare it with the communication intercepted by Indian … Continue reading 26/11 Mumbai attacks probe: Pak court refuses voice samples of suspects

Denmark approves plans on seizing valuables from refugees

Denmark parliament has backed a controversial proposal to confiscate asylum seekers’ valuables to pay for their upkeep. Police will be able to seize valuables worth more than 1,340 euros from refugees to cover housing and food costs. MPs also approved plans to delay family reunions for asylum seekers. A spokesman for UN chief Ban Ki-moon … Continue reading Denmark approves plans on seizing valuables from refugees

Myanmar President seeks more power for military

Myanmar outgoing army-backed President Thein Sein has asked parliament to extend the powers of the military controlled home affairs ministry by giving it control over immigration. President’s Office said Sein has decided to combine the ministry of immigration and population and ministry of home affairs and has written to parliament asking for its approval. The … Continue reading Myanmar President seeks more power for military

33 killed after massive snowstorm hits US East Coast

AMN / The icy streets in the capital Washinton remained largely deserted on the first work day after a mammoth blizzard smothered the East Coast. Schools and the federal government remained closed as people dug their cars and doorways out from mountains of snow. The storm was blamed for at least 33 deaths as it … Continue reading 33 killed after massive snowstorm hits US East Coast

India gifts ambulances, buses to Nepal on Republic Day

AMN / India today gifted 40 ambulances and eight buses to different organisations in Nepal on the occasion of its 67th Republic Day. India’s Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae handed over keys of 33 ambulances and six buses to different charitable organisations and schools during a function held inside the Indian Embassy premises. The remaining … Continue reading India gifts ambulances, buses to Nepal on Republic Day

IS may carry out large scale attacks in Europe again: Europol

AMN / Europe’s top police agency warned that Islamic State extremists may continue to try to carry out large scale attacks throughout the continent. Islamic State is expanding its activities to a global level, with a focus on the European Union, which should prepare for more frequent acts of terror similar to the recent Paris … Continue reading IS may carry out large scale attacks in Europe again: Europol

India has given fresh evidence on Pathankot attack: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said, India has given fresh leads relating to the Pathankot airbase terror attack. He said, Pakistan is verifying the facts to bring the perpetrators to justice. He was speaking in London on his arrival from Davos after attending the World Economic Forum. Mr Sharif said, a Pakistani investigation team … Continue reading India has given fresh evidence on Pathankot attack: Nawaz Sharif

India and Arab League condemn terrorism in all its forms

Reject associating terrorism with any religion AMN / India and Arab League have condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestation. They have also rejected associating terrorism with any religion, culture and ethnic group. This Declaration was released after India- Arab League First Ministerial Meeting in Manama, Baharain today. The in the Manama Declaration, the … Continue reading India and Arab League condemn terrorism in all its forms

US-Iran ties: Kerry seeks to curb concerns from Gulf Arab allies

US Secretary of State John Kerry on a visit to Saudi Arabia has sought to curb concerns from Gulf Arab allies over an apparent thaw in relations between the US and Iran. Kerry spoke yesterday in Riyadh after meeting his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir and other Foreign Ministers from the six nation Gulf Cooperation Council. … Continue reading US-Iran ties: Kerry seeks to curb concerns from Gulf Arab allies

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ELECTIONS

Stage set for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha polls

  Correspondents / WEB DESK The election commission has completed all arrangements for the second phase ...

EC appoints special observer for West Bengal

AMN The Election Commission has appointed senior IAS officer Ajay V Nayak as a special observer for West Be ...

Tamil Nadu: 38 Lok Sabha, 18 Assembly constituencies go to polls in 2nd phase

  AMN / CHENNAI Thirty-eight, 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies go to the polls on Thursd ...

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SPORTS

IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings

  In IPL Cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in Hyderabad last night. C ...

Cricket: Karunaratne to lead Sri Lanka in World Cup

  ICC NEWS   Opener Dimuth Karunaratne has been selected Sri Lanka's ODI captain and he ...

IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad to host Chennai Super Kings today

    In IPL Cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad will host Chennai Super Kings this evening. The ma ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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