PoK refugees observe October 22 as ‘black day’ in Jammu

Jammu, Oct 22:  Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees on Friday observed October 22 as a “black day” here and paid tributes to members of Hindu and Sikh communities who were killed during the Pakistani invasion of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947. The community members said at least one-third […]

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

NEW YORK — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize — is visiting the United Nations, not as a representative of her government but as […]

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments

BEIJING — China on Friday said there is “no room” for compromise or concessions over the issue of Taiwan, following a comment by U.S. President Joe Biden that the U.S. is committed to defending the island if it is attacked. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China’s longstanding […]

Ex-Minneapolis cop gets 57 months in killing of 911 caller

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the maximum allowed for manslaughter after his murder conviction was overturned in the case. Mohamed […]

India’s top court: Protesting farmers can’t block roads indefinitely

NEW DELHI, Oct 21 – India’s Supreme Court said on Thursday farmers are entitled to protest against the government over three new agricultural laws but protesters cannot block a road indefinitely. For 11 months, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways around the capital […]

Archaeological Survey of India illuminates 100 Monuments in Tri-color to celebrate the landmark achievement of 100 crore vaccinations

Key Highlight The illumination of monument is an expression of gratitude towards corona warriors – vaccinators, sanitation staff, paramedical, auxiliary workers, police personnel The 100 monuments lit up in Tri-color include UNESCO World Heritage Sites also DELHI, OCT 21: The Archaeological Survey of India of Ministry of Culture […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh felicitates All India Toppers of IAS/ Civil Services Exam 2020 at DoPT, North Block

Describing the young officers as Architects of New India, the Minister asked them to work hard in the next 25 years to make India a frontline nation of the world DELHI, OCT 21: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth […]

India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were among 11 countries singled out by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday as being “highly vulnerable” in terms of their ability to prepare for and respond to environmental and societal crises caused by climate change. In a new National Intelligence […]

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