20 Mar 2019·
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Commissionerate Police Begins Investigation into Fake Intel Report * BCCI Announces Full Schedule for League Stage of VIVO IPL 2019 * Ex-Bargarh MLA Sadhu Nepak Quits Congress after Ticket Denial * Congress Leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati Alleges Irregularities in Tickets Distribution * BJP Spreading Rumors, Disinformation through Bogus Intelligence Reports: BJD * Naveen to File Nomination for Hinjili Seat Tomorrow * Odia Martyr CRPF Jawan Pradip Panda’s Wife Receives Kirti Chakra from President * Odisha Elections 2019: Will Pradhan Contest This Time Around ? * Odisha: Notification For 2nd-Phase Polls Issued In State * Congress’s First List Disappoints Women * Fake SIB Letter is a Cheap Trick out of Frustration; Police Takes Action * BJD Chose Its MLA Candidates Keeping Best Interests of People: Naveen * Naveen Dedicates Aska Parliament Seat to Women SHGs of Odisha * Elections 2019: Naveen Keeps Promises, Gives 33% LS Tickets to Women for 1st, 2nd Phase Polls * With the Name of Lord Jagannath, Naveen Starts List of Candidates * BIG BREAKING: BJD Lifts Expulsion of Prafulla Ghadei From Party * Naveen Patnaik to Contest From Bijepur And Hinjili * Odisha Assembly Elections 2019: Naveen to Contest from Hinjili, Bijepur Constituencies * BIG BREAKING : BJD Announces Candidates for 1st, 2nd Phase in Odisha * Amid Takeover Rumours, Subroto Bagchi Returns to Mindtree * Congress Stakes Claim to Form Government in Goa * Odisha: Gazette Notification Issued for 1st Phase Polls Today * Transgender Leader Meera Parida Joins BJD * Odisha CM Condoles Demise of Manohar Parrikar * Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Passes Away

World

Pak Foreign Minister Skips OIC Meet Due to Sushma’s Presence

Pak Foreign Minister Skips OIC Meet Due to Sushma’s Presence

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that he will not attend the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the UAE due to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj’s presence at the event.
81 Killed, Several Injured in Major Fire in Dhaka

81 Killed, Several Injured in Major Fire in Dhaka

Dhaka: At least 81 people have been killed and several critically injured in a major fire outbreak in Bangladesh Capital Dhaka on Thursday. It is said to be the city’s worst fire incident since 2012
France To Move Proposal at UN to Designate JeM Chief Masood Azhar Global Terrorist

France To Move Proposal at UN to Designate JeM Chief Masood Azhar Global Terrorist

New Delhi: According to a report in a significant movement France is going to move a proposal the United Nations (UN) to designate Pakistan’s terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.
Suicide Terror Attack on Pakistan Army Convoy, 9 Killed, 11 Injured

Suicide Terror Attack on Pakistan Army Convoy, 9 Killed, 11 Injured

New Delhi: At least nine Pakistani soldiers have been killed and 11 injured in a suicide attack on a Pakistan Army convoy near Balochistan. The incident happened just 3 days after the Pulwama suicide terror strike in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were martyred on 14 February.
Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall

Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he will sign an executive order to declare a national emergency to build of a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Kamala Harris Formally Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

Kamala Harris Formally Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

California Senator and Democratic candidate Kamala Harris has formally launched her 2020 presidential campaign Sunday in her birthplace of Oakland, promising to fight for the people.
'Don't Know Who's Using It': Donald Trump Takes a Jibe at PM Modi for Funding Library in Afghanistan

'Don't Know Who's Using It': Donald Trump Takes a Jibe at PM Modi for Funding Library in Afghanistan

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India's aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less overseas
Pakistan’s Asma Jahangir Posthumously Wins UN Human Rights Award 2018

Pakistan’s Asma Jahangir Posthumously Wins UN Human Rights Award 2018

Pakistan’s noted human rights activist and distinguished lawyer late Asma Jahangir has won the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018 posthumously.
Former US President George H. W Bush Dies at 94

Former US President George H. W Bush Dies at 94

New Delhi: George H. W Bush the former president of United States of America died Friday at the age of 94.
Syria: Thousands of Digital Activists to Track How US-Led Air Strikes Destroyed Raqqa

Syria: Thousands of Digital Activists to Track How US-Led Air Strikes Destroyed Raqqa

Syria: Thousands of digital activists around the world will take part in an innovative new crowdsourcing data project Amnesty International is launching today, which uses satellite imagery to help plot how the US-led military coalition’s bombings destroyed almost 80% of the Syrian city of Raqqa.
Sri Lanka: Don't Impede Ongoing Investigations

Sri Lanka: Don't Impede Ongoing Investigations

Sri Lanka: Responding to the transfer of Nishantha Silva, Officer-in-Charge at the Criminal Investigations Department and key investigator in high-profile human rights cases, Amnesty International’s South Asia Researcher, Thyagi Ruwanpathirana, said:
Key Facts About the Migrant and Refugee Caravans Making Their Way to the USA

Key Facts About the Migrant and Refugee Caravans Making Their Way to the USA

UN: Groups of families, including many young people and small children escaping violence, poverty and persecution in Central America, are not a new phenomenon.
Hong Kong: Drop “Chilling” Prosecution of Pro- Democracy Protest Leaders

Hong Kong: Drop “Chilling” Prosecution of Pro- Democracy Protest Leaders

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong government must drop the politically motivated prosecution of nine leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement protests, as it amounts to an attack on free speech and peaceful assembly, Amnesty International said ahead of the start of their trial on Monday.
Myanmar: Rohingya Returns Plan Puts Thousands at Risk

Myanmar: Rohingya Returns Plan Puts Thousands at Risk

Bangladesh: Bangladesh and Myanmar authorities must immediately halt plans to send Rohingya refugees back to Rakhine State, Amnesty International said today.
UN Chief Appoints Luis Alfonso de Alba as Special Envoy for 2019 Climate Summit

UN Chief Appoints Luis Alfonso de Alba as Special Envoy for 2019 Climate Summit

New Delhi: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico as his Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit.
Amnesty International Withdraws Human Rights Award from Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International Withdraws Human Rights Award from Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International announced that it has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for.
Less Cooperation as Global Threats Grow, Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Calling for ‘Networked’, Inclusive Multilateralism during Debate

Less Cooperation as Global Threats Grow, Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Calling for ‘Networked’, Inclusive Multilateralism during Debate

United Nation: Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the open debate of the Security Council on “Strengthening Multilateralism and the Role of the United Nations”, in New York today:
Secretary-General Appoints de Alba of Mexico Special Envoy for 2019 Climate Summit

Secretary-General Appoints de Alba of Mexico Special Envoy for 2019 Climate Summit

United Nations: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico as his Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit.
EU Faces Affordable Housing Crisis Excluding Young People From Top-Quality Job Opportunities, Says World Bank

EU Faces Affordable Housing Crisis Excluding Young People From Top-Quality Job Opportunities, Says World Bank

BRUSSELS: Inflated house prices and high rents in major cities are damaging the employment prospects for millions of young workers across the European Union, says a new World Bank report.
China: A Watershed Moment for Water Governance

China: A Watershed Moment for Water Governance

BEIJING: Effective management of water resources is central to China’s economic prosperity. Despite significant investments in water management and infrastructure, more tangible innovative policies and incentives are required to strengthen and better integrate water management at both national and regional levels. Providing more water for environmental uses, expanding the use of market mechanisms
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