INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Recent floods in Pakistan unprecedented :UNICEF

SUKKUR, Pakistan, – The extent of the misery and devastation caused by Pakistan’s recent flooding is unprecedented, said UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia Daniel Toole after visiting the area this week. The country is facing its worst disaster in more than 30 years.

UNICEF need more fund for relief operation in Pak

ISLAMABAD/GENEVA- UNICEF has warned that serious funding shortfalls are jeopardising its humanitarian operation in Pakistan. UNICEF is extremely concerned at the lack of funds for its water and sanitation operation, with millions of children at risk from water-borne diseases.

Pak floods affect 6 mn children: UNICEF

GENEVA/ISLAMABAD- Six million children have been affected by the floods in Pakistan with some 2.7 million children in need of urgent, life-saving assistance, says a UNICEF report.
According to UN estimates, a total of 14 million people have been affected by..

127 dead, 2,000 missing in landslides in China

ZHOUQU, GANSU, NORTH WEST CHINA: (Agencies) — More than 127 people have been dead and over 2,000 missing in rain-triggered landslides in a northwest China county on Sunday. According to china official Xinhua news agency rescuers working overnight..

Iran Deputy FM Visit India

NEW DELHI (AMN): The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Mohammad Ali Fathollahi visited India on August 6, to hold Foreign Office Consultations. He came to India on the invitation of Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao. The visit was part of the ..

US Senate for fostering Indo-US ties

WASHINGTON: (AMN) The United States Senate has passed a resolution to foster and advance the strategic partnership between US and India. Congratulating India ahead of its 63rd Independence Day, the US Senate noted that India was the largest democracy, ..

Saudi Arabia and Egypt sign MOU

Cairo (SPA); The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt today signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance joint cooperation between the two countries in the field of remote sensing and space sciences.
Nabeel bin Ameen Mulla, Governor of Saudi Standards and Qualify Authority, signed for Saudi Arabia

Iran to attend Afghanistan meet

Kabul – Iran’s Ambassador to Kabul Fada Hossein Maleki said on Sunday that a high ranking Iranian delegation would attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Kabul on Tuesday, report IRNA.

The Iranian ambassador made the remarks on the sidelines of a ceremony marking the inauguration..

Don’t be afraid of Islam: Al-Sudais

JEDDAH: The imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah told the world not to be afraid of Islam and Muslims, adding that Islam represents a message of peace, goodness and tolerance.

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais made the announcement while delivering his Friday sermon at the Tauheedul Islam Mosque..

21 killed in Iran suicide attack

TEHRAN, (AMN)– At least 20 were killed and more than 100 injured in two explosions that hit a mosque in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan on Thursday, the official IRNA news agency reported.

“Two explosions in the front of Zahedan’s Grand Mosque have left more than 20 dead and over 100 injured,”

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ELECTIONS

Major victory for NDA in Bihar

File photo Anwarul Hoda / Patna As all the results have been declared in Bihar, out of 40 seats BJP has bagg ...

Haryana fully backs Modi, gives all 10 Lok Sabha seats to BJP 

AMN / CHANDIGARH The BJP has registered major victory as it has won all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. Union ...

Punjab, a ray of hope for congress in North India

By Onkar in Singh The results of all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab have come in. Congress which has been r ...

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SPORTS

BOXING: India bags 57 medals at India Open International tournament

GUWAHATI India bags a total of 57 medals including 12 Gold, 18 Silver and 27 Bronze at India Open Internation ...

Boxing: Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa Amit Panghal fight their way to gold

Harpal Bedi / Guwahati ix-time world champion Mary Kom was crowned the 51kg champion while Amit Panghal (52kg ...

Hockey: Indian women clinch 3-match series beating S Korea 2-1

  By Harpal Singh Bedi India survived some anxious moments before putting it across host Korea 2-1 to r ...

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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

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...