Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya crisis

Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya crisis

An exhausted Rohingya refugee fleeing violence in Myanmar cries for help from others crossing into Palang Khali, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (REUTERS File Photo)   YANGON, September 7 (Reuters): Myanmar’s government said on Friday it “resolutely rejects” a ruling from the International Criminal Court (ICC) that said the body has jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya […]

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria’s Idlib

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria’s Idlib

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey meet in Tehran, Iran on September 7. (REUTERS Photo)   TEHRAN, September 7 (Reuters): The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall a Syrian goverment offensive in rebel-held Idlib province which the […]

Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos to be sentenced Friday for lying to FBI

Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos to be sentenced Friday for lying to FBI

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos is seen in a booking mugshot taken by the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office as he was booked into the Alexandria Detention Center in Alexandria, Virginia, US on July 28, 2017. (REUTERS File Photo) WASHINGTON, September 7 (Reuters): George Papadopoulos, a former aide to then-Republican candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, will […]

Arunachal Pradesh govt sanctions Rs 15 lakh each for flood victims

ITANAGAR, SEPTEMBER (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh Disaster Management Department has sanctioned an amount of Rs 15 lakh each for victims, who lost their houses in the Siang river flood fury at Mebo sub-division under East Siang district.   The relief assistance would be deposited in the bank accounts of the victims, an official release said […]

Manmohan attacks Modi for BJP government’s failures

Manmohan attacks Modi for BJP government’s failures

New Delhi, September 7 (IANS): Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing the BJP-led government of allround failure leading to agrarian crisis, economic turmoil and deteriorating ties with neighbouring countries.   Singh was speaking at the launch of Congress leader Kapil Sibal’s book “Shades of […]

Fuel prices register steepest daily hike, up 50 paise/litre

Fuel prices register steepest daily hike, up 50 paise/litre

New Delhi, September 7 (IANS): Domestic fuel prices witnessed the steepest hike in the year so far with around 50-paise raise on Friday across the four metro cities. Both petrol and diesel prices have been at their all-time high in the country for around a week now, due to increase in crude oil prices and […]

EC panel team to review Telangana poll preparedness on September 11

New Delhi, September 7 (IANS): Apparently preparing to hold early polls in Telangana along with four other states in December, the Election Commission on Friday decided to send a team of officials to Hyderabad on September 11 for making an assessment of the poll preparedness of the machinery in the state where the ruling party […]

Arunachal Pradesh govt sanctions Rs 15 lakh each for flood victims

ITANAGAR, SEPTEMBER (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh Disaster Management Department has sanctioned an amount of Rs 15 lakh each for victims, who lost their houses in the Siang river flood fury at Mebo sub-division under East Siang district.   The relief assistance would be deposited in the bank accounts of the victims, an official release said […]

Congress destined to retain power in Mizoram: Lal Thanhawla

Newmai News Network Aizawl | September 7   Mizoram Chief Minister, Lal Thanhawla on Friday said the “Congress has been destined by God” to retain power in the upcoming assembly elections.  Mizoram will go to poll at the end of this year.   Addressing a political session at Congress bhavan here on Friday, the five […]

Data sharing and accessibility portal launched in Sikkim

Gangtok, September 7 (PTI): The first data sharing and accessibility portal of Sikkim has been launched by Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling.   Till now, there was no single platform where all the important statistics of the state and departments converged, a senior government official said.   Besides the State Data Sharing and Accessibility Platform […]

Top leaders of MNPF join NSCN (IM)                                  

DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 6 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) on Friday informed that the Defence Secretary, Lovejoy K Zimik and Publcity Secretary, Tamrei K Zimik @ L. Zimik belonging to the Manipur Naga People’s Front (MNPF) has surrendered before the NSCN authority on August 8 and 18 respectively on tjeir own violition.   According to a press […]