INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Trump and Hillary Clinton sweep to victory in Arizona

U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic favorite Hillary Clinton swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday. Trump, easily defeated his two rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Governor John Kasich. On the Democratic side, Clinton stretched her advantage in the Democratic contest by winning Arizona, routing … Continue reading Trump and Hillary Clinton sweep to victory in Arizona

35 killed in Pak hooch tragedy

At least 35 people, including three women, died after consuming spurious liquor in Karimabad colony of Tando Mohammad Khan. Police officials confirmed the deaths yesterday and said those who fell unconscious were shifted to hospitals in Hyderabad and Tando Mohammad Khan. The condition of more than a dozen other victims is said to be critical. … Continue reading 35 killed in Pak hooch tragedy

Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks

Monitoring Desk Senator Ted Cruz of Texas angered American Muslims on Tuesday with a call to “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods” in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Arguing that politicians had “tried to deny this enemy exists out of a combination of political correctness and fear,” Mr. Cruz said that Europeans were … Continue reading Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks

Police find bomb, IS flag in Brussels raids

BRUSSELS / Police found an explosive device, “chemical products” and a ISIS flag in raids following Tuesday’s terror attacks in Brussels, the federal prosecutor said. In a statement, the prosecutor’s office said the materials were found during an operation in the city’s Schaerbeek district. “A nail bomb, chemical products and a flag of Daesh were … Continue reading Police find bomb, IS flag in Brussels raids

ISIS claims responsibility for Brussels attacks, Toll rises to 34

TIA NEWS / Monitoring Desk The terrorist organisation ISIS has claimed responsibility for the Brussels attacks. The news comes from IS’s official press office. In a statement IS speaks of several suicide attackers who carried out several bomb attacks using explosive belts and bombs, reports Belgium official media VRT news. IS claims that fighters first … Continue reading ISIS claims responsibility for Brussels attacks, Toll rises to 34

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi nominated to join Cabinet

Myanmar’s President-elect has nominated Aung San Suu Kyi to join the cabinet formed by her National League for Democracy (NLD). According to the new agency a list showed the Nobel peace prize laureate’s name next to four ministries: Minister of the president’s office, foreign affairs, electric power and energy, and education. Ms Kyi, who has vowed … Continue reading Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi nominated to join Cabinet

India condemns Brussels Attack

AMN / Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned the horrific terror attack in Brussels. “The attacks are condemnable. Condolences to families of the deceased. May those injured recover quickly”,  Tweets prime minister adding that his thoughts & prayers are with all those affected in Brussels” External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj ‏said that she is … Continue reading India condemns Brussels Attack

12 militants killed in Pakistan’s Balochistan

At least 12 militants were killed in clashes with security forces in restive Balochistan province in Pakistan on Monday. The militants at Nasau area in Kohli district of the province were killed in an exchange of fire during a targeted operation by Frontier Corps and security forces. The Express Tribune reported, two commanders of banned … Continue reading 12 militants killed in Pakistan’s Balochistan

North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea

North Korea today fired multiple short-range projectiles into the sea off the country’s east coast. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles fired today flew for 200 km and landed in waters east of North Korea. Earlier, North Korea had fired two ballistic missiles on Friday in defiance of UN sanctions for its … Continue reading North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea

China to consider building railway in Nepal

China agreed today to consider building a railway into Nepal and to start a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with the country. Meeting in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Oli told Chinese Premier Li Keqiang he had come to China with a special mission when it came to strengthening … Continue reading China to consider building railway in Nepal

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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

Wrestler Bajrang Punia nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medalist wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for the country's highest ...

Prithviraj Tondaiman Still in with a Chance at Lahiti Shotgun World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Prithviraj Tondaiman negotiated tough scoring conditions and shot 22 out of ...

Motor Sports: Aditya Patel to race again at MMRT in Indian National Car Racing Championship

Chennai The MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Car Racing Championship flows into a critical phase with the fo ...

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MARQUEE

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 ...

Tea at Rs 50,000 per kg in Assam

AMN / GUWAHATI Believe it or not a special variety of Assam tea was sold for Rs 50,000 per kg at the Guwa ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Veteran actor Vidya Sinha dies at 71

AMN Veteran actor Vidya Sinha died in Mumbai on Thursday morning after suffering from lung and heart disord ...

Ayushmann Khurrana, Vicky Kaushal bag National Film Award for best actor

AMN Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal have jointly bagged the National Film Award for be ...

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