ASEAN-India Summit: Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Delhi

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Myanmar‘s State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi arrived here on Wednesday for the ASEAN India Commemorative Summit. To mark the silver jubilee of India–ASEAN bilateral ties, India is hosting a commemorative summit on the theme “Shared Values, Common Destiny” on January 25. The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of ten countries namely […]

Pope condemns ‘evil’ of fake news and its use for political gain

open view web desk VATICAN CITY- Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the “evil” of fake news, saying journalists and social media users should shun and unmask manipulative “snake tactics” that foment division to serve political and economic interests. ”Fake news is a sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, […]

U.S. West Coast braces for possible tsunami after Gulf of Alaska quake

open view web desk ANCHORAGE – A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Gulf of Alaska early on Tuesday, prompting warnings of a possible tsunami down the West Coast of North America. Evacuation orders were in place in parts of Alaska and as far south as San Francisco as officials […]

Politics robbing current gen of Indo-Pak rivalry: Akhtar

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 23: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels cricketers in India and Pakistan are being denied a chance to experience the historic cross-border sporting rivalry between the two countries due to politics. India and Pakistan have not played a full bilateral series since 2007 […]

Richest 1% Cornered 73% of Wealth Generated in India in 2017: Oxfam Survey

open view web desk The annual Oxfam survey revealed that 67 crore Indians comprising the population’s poorest half saw their wealth rise by just 1% in the last year. New Delhi: India’s riches 1% garnered as much as 73% of the total wealth generated in the country in 2017, according […]

Unregulated and unaccountable: how the private health care sector in India is putting women’s lives at risk

open view web desk New evidence revealed by Oxfam shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics. The international agency says that many private clinics are being […]

Richest 1 percent bagged 82 percent of wealth created last year – poorest half of humanity got nothing

open view web desk Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new Oxfam […]

Hugplomacy: Rahul asks PM Modi to hug farmers too

open view web desk New Delhi [India] January 22: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to not only hug world leaders, but also India’s farmers and soldiers. Taking to Twitter, the Congress chief questioned the Prime Minister’s desire to only embrace important people […]

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