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India hits out at OIC for ‘unwarranted’ comments on delimitation exercise in J&K

India hits out at OIC for ‘unwarranted’ comments on delimitation exercise in J&K

New Delhi, May 16: India on Monday slammed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its “unwarranted” comments on the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the grouping to refrain from carrying out its “communal agenda” at the behest of one country, in an oblique reference to Pakistan. India’s strong reaction came after […]

Journalists’ bodies condemn killing of Al Jazeera reporter in West Bank; seek probe

Journalists’ bodies condemn killing of Al Jazeera reporter in West Bank; seek probe

New Delhi, May 14: Journalists’ organisations in India on Saturday condemned the killing of a woman reporter of Al Jazeera during an Israeli army raid in Jenin in West Bank and sought an independent probe into it. “We join the international community of journalists and others in demanding an independent and impartial investigation into the […]

North Korea orders nationwide lockdown after first confirmed case of Covid-19

North Korea orders nationwide lockdown after first confirmed case of Covid-19

Seoul, May 12: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday ordered a nationwide lockdown after the country confirmed its first-ever case of Covid-19. The state media has declared it a “severe national emergency incident” after more than two years of purportedly keeping the pandemic at bay.The official KCNA news agency said samples taken from […]

Al-Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Al-Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Jerusalem, May 11 (AP) An Al-Jazeera journalist was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said. It said Shireen Abu Akleh, a well-known Palestinian reporter for the broadcaster’s Arabic language channel, was shot and died soon afterward. Another Palestinian journalist […]

Battling financial crisis, Pak government decides to revive trade with India

Battling financial crisis, Pak government decides to revive trade with India

Battling economic crisis, Shehbaz Sharif’s government in Pakistan has decided to revive trade with India. In a cabinet meeting, it was decided that the position of Trade Minister in India would be reinstated. The appointment of Trade Ministers was approved for 15 countries including the neighbor with which Pakistan shares deep history. The reports come […]

Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui among 4 Indians honoured with Pulitzer Prize

Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui among 4 Indians honoured with Pulitzer Prize

New York, May 10: Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui is among four Indians honoured with the prestigious Pulitzer Prize 2022 in the feature photography category. Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave from the Reuters news agency won the award, announced on Monday, for “images of COVID’s toll in India that […]

Kashmiri photojournalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo wins Pulitzer Prize

Kashmiri photojournalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo wins Pulitzer Prize

Kashmiri photojournalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo has won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize award in Feature Photography 2022 category. Mattoo has won the award alongside the Reuters team including late Danish Siddiqui, Adnan Abidi, and Amit Dave for the coverage of Covid-19 crisis in India. Siddiqui was killed in Afghanistan while covering the Taliban takeover of the […]

Lt Governor Flags off a batch of students from SKUAST-Kashmir on a study tour to Kansas State University, USA

Lt Governor Flags off a batch of students from SKUAST-Kashmir on a study tour to Kansas State University, USA

SRINAGAR, MAY 09 : Lieutenant Governor today flagged off a batch of 12 undergraduate students from SKUAST-Kashmir on a study tour to Kansas State University, USA. The 12 undergraduate students are from the faculties of Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry. They will be visiting USA under the Student Overseas Fellowship Programme of National Agricultural Higher Education […]

Ex-Russian President Calls Putin’s Ally Hungary PM ‘courageous’ For Opposing EU’s Oil Ban

Ex-Russian President Calls Putin’s Ally Hungary PM ‘courageous’ For Opposing EU’s Oil Ban

Former Russian President and current Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, on Thursday hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s longstanding ally Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for boycotting the European oil, and lambasting the bloc for sanctioning head of Russian church. Hungarian Prime Minister had rejected EU’s proposal of sixth round of sanctions on […]

India, Germany ink pact for cooperation in agro-ecology

India, Germany ink pact for cooperation in agro-ecology

New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) India and Germany on Monday agreed to cooperate on agro-ecology and sustainable management of natural resources in the agriculture sector, with the latter intending to provide concessional loans of up to 300 million euros by 2025 for such initiatives. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Germany’s Minister of Economic Cooperation and […]

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