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180 US academic institutions join lawsuit against student visa policy

180 US academic institutions join lawsuit against student visa policy

Some 180 academic institutions in the US have joined a lawsuit against President Donald Trump administration’s decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses

2020-07-12 13:10:24
Trump finally wears face mask in public

Trump finally wears face mask in public

US President Donald Trump has worn a mask in public for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-07-12 12:55:13
US imposes sanctions on top-ranking Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

US imposes sanctions on top-ranking Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

The United States Administration President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist party, including a member of the ruling politburo, for alleged human rights abuses targeting ethnic and religious minorities in the western part of the country.

2020-07-11 21:07:49
Modi launches Asia’s largest solar plant in Madhya Pradesh

Modi launches Asia’s largest solar plant in Madhya Pradesh

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday launched Asia’s largest solar plant in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa through video-conferencing and said the state will emerge as a major hub for clean and cheap power in the country.

2020-07-11 20:50:22
PTI’s summer of discontent

PTI’s summer of discontent

THE federal government was able to easily ensure the adoption of its finance bill last week. But not before a last-minute effort by Prime Minister Imran Khan to fete his party’s parliamentarians and coalition partners in order to calm growing restiveness in their ranks.

2020-07-11 18:45:31
India confirms 822,603 corona cases and 22,144 deaths

India confirms 822,603 corona cases and 22,144 deaths

India has recorded 822,603 cases and 22,144 deaths from novel coronavirus around 12:25 am as of Saturday, according to latest data from worldometer. 

2020-07-11 15:56:35
Pak hoping to topple Ghani, install puppet in Kabul

Pak hoping to topple Ghani, install puppet in Kabul

The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked the Pakistan naval headquarters not to push for the conclusion of a water-sharing agreement with Afghanistan at present as a dialogue on the topic with the present Afghan government led by President Ashraf Ghani would be “detrimental to Islamabad’s interests” as it would open up “contentious issues”.

2020-07-11 12:32:29
US notes de-escalation in Ladakh but calls for punitive ‘costs’ to rein in China

US notes de-escalation in Ladakh but calls for punitive ‘costs’ to rein in China

The United States took note Monday (July 6) of the de-escalation efforts at the India-China border but leery of China’s “aggressive behavior” against minorities at home, neighbours in the region and in cyberspace generally, it said “imposing costs” on Beijing was the only way to stop it.

2020-07-11 12:07:50
Tablighi Jamaat: Delhi court grants bail to 82 Bangladeshis

Tablighi Jamaat: Delhi court grants bail to 82 Bangladeshis

A Delhi court on Friday (July 10) granted bail to 82 Bangladeshi nationals who were chargesheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the Indian capital for allegedly violating visa conditions, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating government guidelines, issued in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak

2020-07-10 18:47:42
India records another single-day spike of new Covid-19 cases

India records another single-day spike of new Covid-19 cases

India recorded 26,506 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in the highest jump so far, and 475 deaths in the last 24 hours pushing its infection tally to 7,93,802, according to the Union health ministry on Friday (July 10).

2020-07-10 15:22:44
Nepal’s cable operators ban private Indian news channels

Nepal’s cable operators ban private Indian news channels

Nepal's cable operators on Thursday imposed a ban on all private Indian news channels.

2020-07-10 01:51:45
India remains among

India Global Week 2020

India remains among "most-open" economies: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the inaugural address at the India Global Week 2020, a virtual conference being organised in the UK, said India is a powerhouse of talent which is eager to contribute and "ever-ready" to learn.

2020-07-10 01:33:15
NSA Ajit Doval monitoring border situation, LAC standoff to be resolved soon

NSA Ajit Doval monitoring border situation, LAC standoff to be resolved soon

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is monitoring the India and China border situation continuously with the Indian Army and the standoff between the troops of two countries is expected to be resolved amicably soon, government sources said.

2020-07-09 17:26:17
What’s happening in Xinjiang is genocide

Washington Post Editorial Board Opinion

What’s happening in Xinjiang is genocide

WHAT HAS been known until now about China’s persecution of the Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang province has focused on cultural genocide: concentration camps intended to eradicate their language, traditions and ways of life.

2020-07-09 17:05:04
Power tussle in Nepal ruling party as China influence grows

Power tussle in Nepal ruling party as China influence grows

Nepal’s prime minister could be forced out of office within weeks amid an internal tussle for power within his governing party following his sharp rhetoric on neighboring India and as Chinese influence grows in the country.

2020-07-09 15:48:02