Impeachment: US Senate rejects move to call new witnesses

The Republican Party-controlled US Senate on Friday narrowly rejected the opposition Democrats’ motion to call new witnesses and documents for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump. Continue Reading

‘Pachai Vilakku’ audio is out

The audio of Pachai Vilalkku that speaks about road safety is ready for release soon. The movie is directed by Maran, a graduate from a film institute. He has obtained doctorate from a deemed university on his research on road safety. Besides wielding the megaphone, Maran also plays one of the lead roles in the movie.
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Agitations over CAA, NRC in United States

A large number of Indian-Americans gathered around the statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed in front of the Indian Embassy here and held a peaceful demonstration against the amended Citizenship Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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Sharad Pawar asks Maharastra to refuse CAA

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that like eight other states, Maharashtra should also refuse implementation of the new citizenship law, which he feared would hurt the religious and social harmony of India. Continue Reading

Rajasthan Chief Minister opposes CAA, NRC

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) “do not deserve” to be implemented in the country as they will affect people of all communities. Continue Reading

10,000 civilians flee Syria

Tens of thousands of civilians have fled from the southern Idlib region in northwestern Syria to the north of the province amid heavy bombardment this week, said the UN humanitarian agency Continue Reading

Russia, China vetoes to block United Nations decree

Russia and China used their vetoes to block a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended for a year cross-border humanitarian aid to four million Syrians.

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International Criminal Court to probe war crimes in Palestine

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has said she wanted to open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, sparking a furious reaction from Israel and condemnation from the United States. Continue Reading

Two Firefighters killed in Australian fire accident

Two Australian firefighters were killed and three injured when their truck crashed as they battled out-of-control blazes in New South Wales state, officials said.
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