Derek Chauvin convicted of murder for killing George Floyd

Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder for killing George Floyd, for kneeling on his neck for more than 9 minutes- a crime that prompted wide spread Black Lives Matter protests in the US and across the world. Derek...

US imposes visa restrictions on Ugandan govt officials

Washington: The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Uganda officials who allegedly undermined democracy and respect of human rights during the recent general elections. Antony J. Blinken, the US Secretary of State, said the restrictions...

Hardliners take 11 cops hostage in Pak, later free them

ISLAMABAD: Eleven Pakistani police officers seized by supporters of a radical Islamist group as part of their campaign to get the French ambassador expelled have been released, officials said.

Pakistanis troll Imran Khan for blaming ‘obscenity’ in society for rape

ISLAMABAD: Outraged by his remark linking sexual violence to "increasing obscenity" in society, Pakistanis have flooded social media with memes of PM Imran Khan, many of them showing him in Western attire in the company of foreigners, and accompanied...

Hasina warns Hefazat militants, slams anti-Modi protests

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned all Hefazat-e-Islam militant involved in the long spell of violence since last month following the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of legal action as she stressed her government’s...

PM Modi talks of shared heritage, common challenges in Dhaka

As he paid glowing tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Dhaka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the two countries had not just descended from shared heritage and were advancing towards shared development and opportunities but also...

“NO BETTER ALLY THAN THE UK”

Recently appointed Indian-American Chief of Staff to Acting Defence Secretary speaks about 9/11, Kashmir, safeguarding regional security in the Indian Ocean through the Quad and the UK-USA special relationship.   

Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins in New York

Dressed in a black suit, former film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark rape trial, met by celebrity accusers including Rosanna Arquette who helped fuel the #MeToo movement in the wake...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for constitutional changes to curb minority parties

Sri Lanka’s new president endorsed amending the constitution to reduce the power of minority political parties, saying the country wasn’t suited to a system that creates unstable governments “constantly under the influence of extremism”.

Trouble brewing in post-election Sri Lanka

Weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the president of Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on the island lie in tatters.

Nepal’s reinstated parliament begins session, Prachanda faction walks out

Kathmandu: Nepal’s reinstated lower house of parliament held its first meeting on Sunday during which the lawmakers belonging to the ruling Nepal Communist Party's (NCP) splinter faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ boycotted the session....

Remove me if you can: Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli challenges Prachanda

Kathmandu: Nepal’s embattled PM K P Sharma Oli challenged the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s splinter faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to remove him from the top post if he can.

UK diaspora and students protest against anti-Muslim violence in Delhi

Braving snow and rain, more than 200 members of the Indian diaspora and student communities in London gathered outside the Indian High Commission on Saturday 29 January afternoon, to protest the targeted anti-Muslim pogrom in Delhi which has...

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...



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