23 Jan 2019·
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Two Odisha Boys Bag Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 * Odisha CM Congratulates Virat Kohli for Sweeping Three Top ICC Awards * Odisha Govt Plans to Set up 102 Digital Dispensaries in 23 Districts * Bansadhara Water Dispute: Tribunal Concludes Hearing * Kohli Makes Clean Sweep of Three Major ICC Awards * Odisha Govt’s 'Ama Gaon Ama Bikash' Programme Covers All Blocks, Sets New Trend in Rural Development * BJD to Perform Extremely Well in 2019 Elections: Naveen * Eight Killed in Road Accident in Kandhamal, Odisha Govt Announces Ex Gratia of Rs 2 Lakh * Pranay Sahu joins BJD * Dama Rout Sidelined in Odisha Democratic Front! * Odisha Govt Plans to Roll Out KALIA Raths * India and South China Sea * Debt Crisis: Aparajita Sarangi Displays Poor Economics * Dharmendra Pradhan Involved in Corruption, Alleges BJD Leader * Odisha Govt Lifts Royalty on Sal Leaves * Naveen Hosts Environmentalist Dr. Rajendra Singh, Discusses Odisha’s Initiatives to Conserve Water * Odisha CM Urges Centre to Start Balasore-Digha Rail Project * Shivakumara Swamiji, 111-Year-Old Siddaganga Seer, Passes Away * Odisha: New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express Catches Fire Near Rourkela No Casualty * Elections 2019 : Over 5 Lakh New Voters Added in Odisha * No Respite from Cold Wave in Odisha * Crisis in Odisha Congress Deepens as Bijepur Candidate Quits Party * Odisha Still BJD's Fortress, Naveen to Be CM Again, Says DH Report * OTET Exam to Be Conducted Online * Chaos at Odisha BJP’s Mishrana Parva!

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'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
China Vows to Continue Its Bilateral Trade with Iran despite US Sanctions

China Vows to Continue Its Bilateral Trade with Iran despite US Sanctions

China today said that it would continue its bilateral trade with Iran despite new US sanctions targeting the Islamic republic’s oil and financial sectors.
Vote Against Trump In Midterm Election: Post

Vote Against Trump In Midterm Election: Post

Washington: The Washington Post has urged American voters to vote in Tuesday's midterm election against the ideology of President Donald Trump who is "betting heavily that voters can be swayed by appeals to their worst instincts: anger, hatred and fear".
6.0-Magnitude Quake Hits Philippines

6.0-Magnitude Quake Hits Philippines

Manila: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted the Philippines' Lanao del Norte province on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Jane Fonda Compares Trump to Hitler

Jane Fonda Compares Trump to Hitler

New York: Veteran actress Jane Fonda compared US President Donald Trump to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Saudi Arabia Frees Prince After Months in Detention

Saudi Arabia Frees Prince After Months in Detention

Riyadh: A Saudi prince arrested for criticising a crackdown on corruption is reported to have been freed from detention, authorities said on Sunday.
15 Killed in China Highway Accident

15 Killed in China Highway Accident

Beijing: At least 15 people were killed and 44 others injured after a heavy truck lost control and crashed into dozens of vehicles waiting at a toll booth on a highway near China's Lanzhou city, the police said on Sunday.
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