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  • Wildfires in California still raging; Claim at least 63 lives

    In the US, the deadliest wildfire in California’s history has claimed at least 63 lives and left more than 600 people missing, as firefighters gained ground in containing and suppressing the flames. Some 500 rescue workers continued to sift through debris for missing people in and around the northern town of Paradise, one week after […]

    Sri Lanka Parliament passes another no-confidence motion against new govt

    Sri Lanka’s Parliament on Friday passed another no Confidence motion against the new government of Mahinda Rajapaksa. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, for the first time in Sri Lanka’s history, entered the floor of the House protected behind dozens of police officials as MPs from Mr Rajapaksa side disrupted the house and delayed the proceedings. The session […]

    California wildfires: 63 killed, more than 600 people missing

    In the US, the deadliest wildfire in California’s history has claimed at least 63 lives and left more than 600 people missing, as firefighters gained ground in containing and suppressing the flames. Some 500 rescue workers continued to sift through debris for missing people in and around the northern town of Paradise, one week after […]

    North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un inspects testing of newly developed tactical weapon

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen the testing of a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon. The Pyongyang’s state media reported that the test was successful but did not specify the type of device involved. This is North Korea’s first official report of a weapons test since it began a diplomatic process with Washington over […]

    Sri Lankan Parliament to take up fresh no-confidence motion against new govt of Mahinda Rajapaksa

    Sri Lankan Parliament will take up fresh No-Confidence Motion against new government of Mahinda Rajapaksa amidst some understanding reached between President and Parliament speaker to diffuse the crisis. The motion will be taken up during session this afternoon after last two days of proceedings were lost in the commotion on the issue. President Maithripala Sirisena […]

    Seven peacekeepers killed, 10 wounded in Democratic Republic of Congo fighting

    Seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 others were wounded in the Democratic Republic of Congo, during a joint military operation with troops against rebels in the eastern part of the country. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said six peacekeepers from Malawi and one from Tanzania were killed during the operation on Wednesday against rebels of the […]

    World Tolerance Summit inaugurated in Dubai

    The two-day summit to mark the World Tolerance Day was inaugurated today in Dubai. Held for the first time in UAE ,  the theme of the Summit was  ‘Prospering from Pluralism: Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration’. The World Tolerance Summit brings together government leaders, key figures from the public and private sectors, peacekeeping ambassadors […]

    British govt faces crisis as ministers resign over Brexit draft deal

    British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a huge blow today after a number of resignations over a proposed EU withdrawal. Her Brexit secretary Dominic Raab quit, saying he cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal. Raab told BBC News that he quit the cabinet over what he called fatal flaws in the UK’s draft […]

    Five Saudi officials face death penalty over alleged murder of journalist Khashoggi

    Five Saudi officials face the death penalty over the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, Riyadh’s public prosecutor said on Thursday. However, he said Saudi crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman has not been implicated in the murder. A spokesman for the public prosecutor’s office, in the first Saudi acknowledgement of […]

    Handicrafts bind India, Nepal: Manjeev Singh

    Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated India Pavilion at 16th Handicraft Trade Fair in Kathmandu on Thursday. Mr. Puri said handicrafts bind India and Nepal. He said handicraft sector is developing in Nepal not only by keeping traditional ethos and values but also going to new areas. The five-day fair is organised by […]