INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

US drone strike kills four militants in Pakistan

Security officials in Pakistan say an American drone strike has killed at least five militants in north Waziristan, near the border with Afghanistan. The attack took place in the Warokey Mandi area of the Shawal district in North Waziristan, where the Pakistani military forces have been carrying out operations against Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked militants since … Continue reading US drone strike kills four militants in Pakistan

PM Modi arrives in Mongolian capital Ulaan Baator

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Mongolian capital Ulaan Baator Saturday evening in the second leg of his three nation tour. Foreign minister of Mongolia Purevsuren, Indian ambassador in Mongolia Somnath Ghosh and Mongolian ambassador in India Biyara received the prime minister at the Chinggis Khaan International airport. This is the first ever visit of … Continue reading PM Modi arrives in Mongolian capital Ulaan Baator

5.5-magnitude aftershock shakes Nepal again

A tremor of moderate intensity and seven milder aftershocks jolted Nepal Saturday. The latest 5.5-magnitude aftershock was felt across the border in India and Bangladesh. It triggered a fresh wave of panic among the devastated people in the Himalayan nation who have been forced to stay in the open for over three weeks now. Meanwhile, charred … Continue reading 5.5-magnitude aftershock shakes Nepal again

Beijing unshakeable in its defence of sovereignty: China tells US

China’s foreign minister Wang Yi told the top US diplomat John Kerry on Saturday that the Beijing was unshakeable in its defence of sovereignty, as tensions between the powers mount over Chinese island-building in disputed waters of South China sea. Addressing a joint press conference after the talks in Beijing, US Secretary of State Kerry … Continue reading Beijing unshakeable in its defence of sovereignty: China tells US

Egypt: Ousted president Morsi sentenced to death

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi to death over a mass prison break in 2011. The former leader has already been sentenced to 20 years in jail for ordering the arrest and torture of protesters during his time in power. The country’s religious authorities will now have to give their opinion before the … Continue reading Egypt: Ousted president Morsi sentenced to death

Chinese Media cautiously optimistic over Modi visit

By TN Ashok The Chinese media has been cautious about expressing optimism over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China with some praising his bold initiatives on the economic coperation front and others expressing reservations on his comments on reorienting policies . The Indian PM’s visit to Xian is seen in the context of … Continue reading Chinese Media cautiously optimistic over Modi visit

Japan approves military expansion rules

Japan’s cabinet has approved a set of bills bolstering the role and scope of its military. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters that the purpose of the bills is to strengthen the deterrent and prevent conflict from happening. He said that the legislation would allow Japanese forces to go into battle to protect allies, … Continue reading Japan approves military expansion rules

Pak intelligence played no role in tracing Osama: US

The US has dismissed reports that a former Pakistani intelligence officer provided information about the hideout of Osama Bin Laden to the CIA. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told media that it was years of painstaking effort of the American intelligence community and a unilateral operation that traced and killed bin Laden in 2011. … Continue reading Pak intelligence played no role in tracing Osama: US

Yemen truce comes under strain as violence resumes

Soon after a five-day humanitarian ceasefire came into effect, rockets were fired from Yemen’s rebel-held north yesterday, hitting the border areas of Jazan and Najran inside the Saudi kingdom. A Saudi Defence Ministry official said, there were no casualties and Saudi forces had practised self-restraint as part of their commitment to the truce. The alleged … Continue reading Yemen truce comes under strain as violence resumes

PM Modi speaks to Afghanistan President,

4 Indians among 11 killed in Afghan guest house attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani  and offered condolences on loss of lives due to the Kabul attack. In a tweet, Mr Modi said India is with Afghanistan in fight against terror. President Ahraf Ghani expressed sadness on the … Continue reading PM Modi speaks to Afghanistan President,

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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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