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Ghanaian national Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at 80

It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness,” the foundation said in a statement. Kofi annan , who lived in Switzerland, was a Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Legal Social

Tamilnadu Government failed get SC nod to keep away sterlite

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain Tamil Nadu government’s plea against the National Green Tribunal’s order allowing mining major Vedanta access to the administrative unit inside its closed Sterlite Copper plant at Tuticorin and asked the NGT to “finally decide” the matter.    A bench comprising Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra Read More…

Asia World

Amid Financial chaos Imran Khan becomes Pakistan prime minister

In Friday’s vote, Mr Khan was backed by 176 members. His opponent, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif, received 96 votes. Speaking after the results, the prime minister-elect vowed to bring about the “change that this nation was longing for”, according to local media. He promised “strict accountability” for those who had “looted this Read More…

Indian Subcontinent

Statesman Poet Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ( 1924~2018) no more

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee 93-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party leader breathed his last at 5:05PM, said a notification from AIIMS. Vajpayee, a diabetic, has only one functional kidney. He had suffered a stroke in 2009 that weakened his cognitive abilities. Subsequently, he developed dementia. He was admitted at the premier All India Institute of Read More…

Indian Subcontinent

Mamtha lambasted BJP and amitshah over NRC

Does Amit Shah’s mother, father have birth certificates? On NRC, Mamata Banerjee’s all-out attack against BJPMamata Banerjee Amit Shah file photoWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a scathing attack against BJP president Amit Shah on the NRC issue on Tuesday. Speaking at Nabanna, state secretariat, Banerjee questioned the BJP chief and asked Shah whether Read More…

Indian Subcontinent

PM speech lacks roadmap to accomplish : Farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort on 72nd Independece Day Ahead of the crucial Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi  in a direct way tried to woo farmer in his speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Wednesday by reiterating the government’s commitment Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Votes & Polls

Hindi States bjp losing grip as congress gains control says Cvoter Poll

ABP-CVoter opinion poll shared ahead of the Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh – scheduled for later this year sends shocks wave to ruling benches and  shows the Congress getting a majority in all the three states, with the incumbent BJP falling much behind. All three states are currently ruled by the BJP Read More…