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  • Wednesday, October, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 02:32:11
  • Angela Merkel to visit India

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a day-long visit to India on Friday. The Chancellor will be accompanied by several Ministers and State Secretaries of the Federal Government, as well as a high-powered business delegation. During the visit, Prime Minister Modi and the German chancellor will co-chair the fifth Biennial Inter-Governmental Consultations. India and Germany […]

    At least 42 people dead as heavy rains cause landslide in Cameroon

    A landslide caused by heavy rains in western Cameroon has killed at least 42 people overnight on Tuesday. Rescue teams spent the day scouring the rubble of destroyed houses in the town of Bafoussam in the western highlands. Among the bodies recovered were those of 26 children, Cameroon Radio Television, CRTV, reported. The search will […]

    Chile: Protestors reject political concessions by Prez, continue demonstrations

    Protesters in Chile rejected President Sebastian Pinera’s political concessions as major demonstrations continued across the country demanding greater equality and constitutional changes. Protests erupted again on Tuesday despite Pinera’s decision to reshuffle his cabinet on Monday, as part of his moves to quell a weeklong uprising against his administration. Pinera replaced one-third of his cabinet, […]

    Australia’s backpacker law ruled out illegal by Federal court

    The Federal Court of Australia has ruled the backpacker law to be illegal which imposed a controversial 15% tax rate in 2017 on two visa categories for working holiday-makers from 8 countries. But a court today found the levy was in breach of existing treaties with the UK, US, Germany, Finland, Chile, Japan, Norway and […]

    Lebanese PM resigns after weeks of anti-govt protests

    In Lebanon, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced his resignation after nearly two weeks of massive anti-government protests over political corruption and economic turmoil. His televised address came soon after violence broke out on the streets, when supporters of two Shia groups attacked a protest camp and a roadblock in Beirut. They set tents on […]

    Stand by India in fight to end terror: EU Parliamentarians in J&K visit

    European Union Members of Parliament have said they support India in its efforts to end terror and termed Article 370 an internal issue of India. Addressing media in Srinagar after visiting Jammu and Kashmir, European lawmakers said they were here to support India’s efforts for lasting peace and ending terror. MP Ryszard  Czarnecki said people […]

    OCI can now apply for National Pension System

    Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will now be eligible to apply for the National Pension System at par with Non Resident Indians (NRIs). Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has permitted Overseas Citizen of India to enrol in NPS. Finance Ministry in a notification said that OCI may subscribe to NPS provided such person […]

    INX Media case: Chidambaram sent to judicial custody till Nov 13

    A Delhi court today sent Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram to judicial custody till Nov 13 in the INX Media case. The court rejected Enforcement Directorates’s plea for one day custodial interrogation of Chidambaram. Court also directed Tihar authorities to provide Chidambaram medicines, western toilet, security and separate cell. Chidambaram was […]

    Three hardcore poachers along with arms and ammunition nabbed by police from near Orang National Park in Assam’s Darrang district.

    By Mayukh Goswami Mangaldai   : Darrang Police in a significant breakthrough of their anti poaching operations surrounding the Orang National Park and Tiger Reserve has apprehended three poachers along with arms and ammunition in two separate incidents on Wednesday. In the first incident of wee hours a operational police team led by two lady officers […]

    Awareness cum free health camp at Dadgiri

    By Preetam BC Kokrajhar : An awareness programme on “Anti social elements and Superstitious Beliefs- cum- Free Health Camp” organised by the The People’s Aid in collaboration with District Health Society, NHM, Chirang, in remote 2 No. Kagrabari Hathai (Bazar), Dadgiri area in Chirang district along the Indo-Bhutan border today. Dr. Digendra Ramchiary, Joint Director, […]