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  • United Nations extends help to India in wake of glacial burst in Uttarakhand

    The United Nations has extended help to India in the wake of massive floods triggered by a glacial burst in Uttarakhand.  In a statement, the spokesperson for UN Chief António Guterres said, the Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the reported loss of life and dozens missing following the glacier burst and subsequent flooding in Uttarakhand. […]

    Netherlands blanketed by first major snowstorm to hit in a decade

    The Netherlands has been blanketed by the first major snowstorm to hit in a decade. The storm yesterday disrupted rail and road traffic, as a cold front pushed through northern Europe. Dutch authorities have closed all coronavirus testing centres because of the extreme weather and people were advised to avoid travelling outside. Eindhoven airport was […]

    Former US Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100

    Former US Secretary of State, George Shultz who significantly shaped foreign policy in the late 20th Century, has died at the age of 100. He passed away on Saturday at his home in California. He served three former Presidents – Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan – in various roles His efforts as America’s […]

    Protests continue against military government in Myanmar

    Myanmar has been witnessing gradually escalating protests since the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi was removed by the military on 1st of February. During the last three days, the scale and intensity of the protests has increased. AIR Correspondent reports that the protests against the military government in Myanmar continued today. It was […]

    The EU Sputnik Borrell in Moscow: An aftermath, of diplomacy

    By: Tomislav Jakić After almost unanimous assessment of the Western media and analysts (one would be inclined to conclude they are “gleichgeschaltet”, modeled on the methods of Nazi master of propaganda Goebbels ), a visit to Moscow of the EU High Commissioner for Foreign Affairs, Joseph Borrell, was – depending on the author – a failure, a […]

    H-1B visa registration for 2022 to begin on March 9, lottery results to be notified by March 31

    In the United States, registration process for the H-1B visa application for the next fiscal year will begin on March 9 and the successful applicants through a computerised draw of lots would be notified by March 31. The notification by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) comes a day after the Biden administration announced […]

    Time For Kosovo To Secure Its True Independence

    No foreigner should advise the Kosovar public who to vote for in the upcoming election, and I certainly dare not make such a recommendation. However, every Kosovar citizen should demand that each individual running for office provide a clear and comprehensive socio-economic program that will put the public on a course of economic recovery and […]

    UN Security Council calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi and others in Myanmar

    The United Nations Security Council has called for immediate release of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and others detained by the military on February 1. Expressing deep concern at the declaration of emergency, the Security Council called the detentions arbitrary. The members expressed support for the democratic transition in Myanmar, said […]

    International students from 200 universities across China again demand a clear date for their return

    International students from over 200 universities across China have again demanded a clear date for their return to their universities who have been stuck outside the country for the last one year. Venting out their frustration and despair in another open letter, they argued that they can not keep paying school fees for online degrees […]

    World Bank to provide USD 500 million to Bangladesh for improving Road and Digital Connectivity

    The government of Bangladesh signed an agreement with the World Bank for the upgradation of rural  roads and connectivity in the western region on Monday. The project is expected to benefit over 20 million people in the western region of Bangladesh. The project will help upgrade the 48 kilometre two-lane Jashore-Jhenaidah road to a modern […]