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The fight against corruption is the actual task

Corruption causes serious damage to the development of any state and society. At the same time, citizens’ trust to social justice, truth and state bodies is lost. Therefore, the fight against this evil always remains relevant. This was discussed...
WhatsApp blocked in China

WhatsApp blocked in China

San Francisco, Sep 26  Instant messaging service WhatsApp has been largely blocked in China, the media reported. The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), a global observation network for detecting censorship, surveillance and traffic manipulation,...
Israel to boost ‘White Revolution’ in Haryana

Israel to boost ‘White Revolution’ in Haryana

Chandigarh, Sep 26  The ‘White Revolution’ in Haryana is set to get an Israeli boost. A leading state in milk production, Haryana would now benefit from the techniques and experience of Israel, leader in milk production in the world, for...

Trump announces new travel restrictions, includes N.Korea

Washington, Sep 25  US President Donald Trump has announced new travel restrictions for eight countries including North Korea, replacing the previous ban on six Muslim-majority countries, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens...

Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The Ministry and its units in the field carry out a number of activities aimed at the timely identification, suppression of corruption crimes, elimination of the reasons, conditions that facilitate them, as well as the implementation of the principle...

Voting underway for New Zealand general elections

Wellington, Sep 23  Voting was underway on Saturday for the New Zealandgeneral elections in which the ruling National Party has already emerged as a favourite but might need alliances to govern, the media reported. Some 3.2 million citizens are registered...
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev addressed the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev addressed the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

On September 19, 2017 the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev addressed the general debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Head of Uzbekistan has informed the international community in detail about...
Canada-India joint stamp on Diwali released

Canada-India joint stamp on Diwali released

(From L to R) Joint Secretary (MEA) Munu Mahawar; Chief Post Master General, Delhi L.N. Sharma; Secretary (Department of Posts) A N Nanda; High Commissioner for Canada to India Nadir Patel; Counsellor and Head of Advocacy Matt Friesen at the launch of...
G4 nations call for text-based negotiations on UNSC reforms

G4 nations call for text-based negotiations on UNSC reforms

New York, Sep 21  Member states of the G4, including India, have reaffirmed the need for early reform in the UN Security Council (UNSC) while calling for text-based Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) in this regard. External Affairs Minister Sushma...

China to donate $147bn for peace in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Beijing, Sep 21  China has announced it will donate $147 billion to help restore peace and stability in Myanmar’s Rakhine state where a military offensive has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas, a Muslim minority community. China’s...
Polarisation is central challenge, anger building up over jobs : Rahul Gandhi

Polarisation is central challenge, anger building up over jobs : Rahul Gandhi

Princeton (New Jersey), Sep 20 (IANS) The politics of polarisation is the central challenge to India, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has said and slammed the government over job creation, saying people are getting angry over its performance on...

Massive Mexico temblor kills 217, many trapped under debris

Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS) Thousands of rescuers raced against time to find survivors on Wednesday after a 7.1-magnitude quake struck Mexico, killing at least 217 people, leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings and forcing people to flood the...

Mexico quake toll rises to 139

Mexico City, Sep 20  The Mexican authorities have raised the number of casualties to 139 after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the centre of the country, an official said. The emergency services were carrying out rescue operations in the areas affected...
Afghan president calls for long-term strategy against entrenched terror

Afghan president calls for long-term strategy against entrenched terror

United Nations, Sep 20  Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has called for international action and a long-term strategy to counter the terrorist organisations sheltered in the region warning that they do not differentiate Kabul and other cities...
Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert

Indonesia raises Bali volcano alert

Jakarta, Sep 19  Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for a volcano in Bali following increased activity, a senior official said here on Tuesday. The official from the National Volcanology Agency said the alert level of Gunung Agung volcano...
Brazil gets first woman prosecutor-general

Brazil gets first woman prosecutor-general

Brasilia, Sep 19  For the first time in Brazil’s history, a woman has taken over the prosecutor general’s post, replacing Rodrigo Janot, who held the position for four years. Raquel Dodge was sworn in as the new prosecutor general on Monday...
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi addresses nation over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi addresses nation over Rohingya crisis

Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19  Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said that her country does not fear the scrutiny of the international community as over 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh after fleeing the ongoing violence...
Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border

Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border

Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 The Myanmar government has allocated additional funds of 20 billion kyats ($14 million) to urgently repair a damaged portion of the border with Bangladesh, an official statement said. For the 2017-18 fiscal year, more than 8 billion...
Some Rohingyas are linked to ISI, Pakistani terrorists: Centre to SC

Some Rohingyas are linked to ISI, Pakistani terrorists: Centre to SC

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court not to interfere in the Rohingya issue as the move to deport them was a policy decision in the country’s larger interests and that some of them were linked to Pakistani spy agency...
Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect

Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect

London, Sep 18 (IANS) The British police on Monday named one of the two suspects arrested in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 30 people injured. The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Syrian refugee Yahyah Farroukh....