Myanmar: UN, US express concern regarding reports of violence
Washington: The United Nations and the US State Department have both condemned Myanmar's military rulers for their reported use of force against protesters.US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price took to Twitter on Saturday to say"We are deeply concerned about...
Meghalaya CM should fight corruption instead of playing the role of BJP spokesperson, says BJP chief
Shillong: Lambasting Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, State BJP president, Ernest Mawrie on Saturday said, the Chief Minister shouldn’t assume the role of a BJP spokesperson and instead concentrate his energy to fight corruption in his government.“I thought Sangma...
Wikipedia in all languages blocked in Myanmar
Naypyidaw: The access to Wikipedia in all languages has been blocked in Myanmar, the traffic monitoring service of NetBlocks said."Confirmed: #Myanmar has blocked all language editions of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia, part of a widening post-coup internet censorship regime...
Australian Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas to enter final, will face Djokovic
Melbourne: Russia's Daniil Medvedev reached the Australian Open final for the first time with a dominant victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas, here on Friday.The in-form Medvedev won 6-4 6-2 7-5 against Greek fifth seed Tsitsipas, securing his 20th victory in...
Iran says will reverse decision once US lifts sanctions
New Delhi: Iran on Friday said it will reverse its decision on the nuclear programme once the US lifts unconditionally the sanctions imposed on the country.Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh took to...
Bank body demands Centre reconsider their decision of privatization of 2 PSBs
Hyderabad: All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) on Friday demanded the Centre reconsider their decision of the proposed privatization of two Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Budget on February 1.In a...
US withdraws Trump’s Administration Statements on reimposing Iran sanctions
United Nations: The United States withdrew the former Trump administration declaration of reimposing all United Nations sanctions on Iran, US Acting Permanent Representative to the world body Richard Mills announced in a letter."I write to notify the Security Council,...
WHO believes badgers, rabbits could have spread COVID-19 to humans: Reports
Moscow: : World Health Organization (WHO) experts investigating the pandemic’s origins suggest that ferret badgers and rabbits, which were sold at a Wuhan market in China, could have played a role in spreading the novel coronavirus to humans, The...
Pfizer, BioNTech launch trial to test Corona vaccine in pregnant women
Washington: Pfizer and BioNTech launched a new clinical trial in nine countries including the United States, Canada, South Africa, the United Kingdom (UK) and Brazil to test their Corona vaccine in pregnant women, the companies said in a statement."Phase...
Three militants, SPO killed in two different encounters in Kashmir
Srinagar: Three unidentified militants and a Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir police were killed and a police constable injured in two different encounters in the Kashmir valley on Friday, a police spokesman said.He said on a...
India, Nepal to take ties to Himalayan heights, resolve boundary issue: PM Modi
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India and Nepal will take the bilateral ties to...