Archive for: April, 2017

Jethmalani to fight Kejriwal case for free

New Delhi, Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday said he will fight the defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for free. Jethmalani made the comments after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) denounced the Delhi government’s decision to pay a bill of Rs 3.4 crore to the lawyer […]

No political motive in Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit: Rijiju

New Delhi, In the face of China’s protest over the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday that no political motive should be attributed to the Tibetan spiritual leader’s trip to the northeastern state. “India has always been non-interfering in the neighbours’ internal affairs in our […]

‘Veto will not preclude us from acting’: US on Chinese opposition to ban Masood Azhar

The United States of America on Tuesday said countries using veto to dislodge sanctioning of terrorists will not “preclude” it from taking actions, amid continued Chinese opposition to efforts to get Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN. “The administration very much is looking at all of these avenues and some of the […]

Iraqi army, allies launch operation to recapture Anbar regions

Iraqi army forces, backed by pro-government tribal fighters, have mounted an operation to drive Takfiri Daesh terrorists out of two regions in the country’s troubled western province of Anbar, and establish full control over them. The commander of the Army’s 7th Division, Major General Numan Abd al-Zawbaei, said on Tuesday that Iraqi troopers and allied tribal fighters, backed by […]

Israel destroys Palestinian homes in Jerusalem al-Quds

Israeli regime forces have destroyed four Palestinian residential units in a village in the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds. The Israeli forces attacked the Az-Zaeem Village on Monday, using bulldozers to demolish the four buildings. Separately, an Israeli soldier was wounded during intense clashes that erupted on Monday evening between Palestinian youths and Israeli military forces in […]

Iraqis entitled to consider Saudi Arabia state sponsor of terror: PM Abadi

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the nationals of his country have good reason to believe Saudi Arabia is a state sponsor of terror. “Many Saudi nationals have carried out terrorist operations in Iraq, and every Iraqi citizen has a right to believe that Saudi Arabia is a supporter of terrorism,” he told Lebanon’s Al […]

Trump administration announces intention to prevent abuse of H1B visa system

The Donald Trump administration Monday announced its intention to prevent the abuse of the H1B work visa system and said the system should help US companies in hiring highly skilled foreign workers when there is a shortage of skilled employees in the country. H1B work visas are most sought after by Indian firms and professionals, […]

Assailants kill 2 traffic police in Russia’s Astrakhan

Two traffic police officers have lost their lives in a shooting attack in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan, as Russians are still in a state of shock following a bomb blast in Saint Petersburg metro that left over a dozen people dead and scores of others wounded. The deadly incident occurred during the early […]

Trump’s ex-campaign adviser met with Russian spy

US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy adviser during his election campaign met with a Russian intelligence operative in 2013 and provided him documents about the energy industry, according to a FBI court filing. Russian spy Victor Podobnyy attempted to recruit Carter Page as an intelligence source in 2013, about three years before Trump listed him […]

Thailand strengthening military ties with China

The Thai cabinet approved the purchase of 10 Chinese tanks worth 58 million dollars to replace an old US model, a government spokesman says. This is the second of three planned purchases of 49 tanks from China. Thailand ordered 28 tanks from China last year. “These tanks will replace the M41 tanks, which are small […]

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