Category: World

India takes a firm stand on the US decision to withdraw GSP benefits

Prime Minister Modi with the US President Donal Trump in manila Phillippines 13 November 2017 Representative photo

Newsroom24x7 Network India, like the US and other nations shall always uphold its national interest in these matters. We have significant development imperatives and concerns and our people also aspire for better standards of living. This will remain the guiding factor in the Government’s approach. – India’s unequivocal stand on the US decision to withdraw

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Election 2019 and India’s soul: The Guardian doesn’t know what it’s talking

Lalit Shastri On the eve of polling for the Bhopal parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, central India, where senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh was pitted against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur of Bharatiya Janata Party, a few prominent citizens were busy discussing their options for voting. All of them known

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British Prime Minister Theresa May announces resignation on Brexit

Newsroom24x7 Network London: British Prime Minister Theresa May today said that she has done everything she could to convince MPs to back the Brexit deal but “sadly” since she could not do so, it is in the best interests of the country for a new Prime Minister to lead that effort. It is, and will

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2019 Australian Federal Election: Scott Morrison leads Liberal-national coalition to victory

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: In the closely contested Australian election, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who went to the poll on the plank of tax cuts and strengthening the country’s economy, has miraculously led the Liberal-National coalition to victory against the Australian Labour Party that has conceded defeat. “I have always believed in miracles” Morrison said in Sydney.

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Appeal for Tigers: Stop this video, Ban this video

Newsroom24x7 Network A video showcasing the notorious and infamous Tiger Temple of Thailand, dubbed with a specially created soundtrack – a song in Hindi that talks of the “land of the Buddha” is doing the rounds of the social media. The gullible, the ignorant and those who just live on the surface are falling into

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New IPBES Chair Appointed: Leading Global Biodiversity Science

Newsroom24x7 Network Bonn, Germany: Ana María Hernández Salgar has been appointed as the new Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The IPBES Plenary approved her appointment at the conclusion of its seventh session in Paris, France – the same session that saw the approval of the IPBES Global Assessment

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Masood Azhar declared global terrorist: China gives up pro-Pakistan stand

Newsroom24x7 Network New York: The Security Council Committee of United Nations today, pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al‑Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities approved the addition of India’s most wanted terrorist Mohammed Masood Azhar (51 yrs) to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al‑Qaida Sanctions List of

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US condemns Islamic radical terror bloodshed and resolves to confront terrorism together with Sri Lanka

Newsroom24x7 network Washington DC: The US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo was quick in describing this week’s coordinated terror blasts in Sri Lanka as a horrific wave of Islamic radical terror bloodshed, on a day that was supposed to be a joyful Easter Sunday Pompeo was briefing media on 22 April 2019. He remarked:

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Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM After several rounds of US Taliban Peace Talks in Doha, the reluctantly agreed upon ‘so-called intra-Afghan dialogue’ scheduled on April 19, 2019 was abruptly cancelled on April 18 amid seemingly insignificant disagreements about the size and composition of the Afghan delegation, which Taliban objected to. US State Department conveyed their

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Easter Sunday terror attack in Sri Lanka; 250 dead so far

Newsroom24x7 Network Colombo: Suicide attacks and a series of terror blasts on ripped through churches and top grade hotels in Sri Lanka, killing 215 people and wounding hundreds of others in Sunday Easter. The casualty figure could go up. The blasts targeted St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, Zion Church in Batticalo, in eastern Sri Lanka,

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Fire engulfs Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris: People across the world are shocked by the towering inferno that has devastated and destroyed the roof and spire of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral – a great legacy and a historical monument with immense sacred value. The roof of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral was currently getting a relift,

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Close Watch: China looking forward to continuity in bilateral relations with India after General election 2019

Newsroom24x7 Network China is keeping a close watch on the ongoing general election to the Lok Sabha in India and Global Times today underscored the general opinion among experts of Sino-Indian relations that the poll results notwithstanding, the India’s China policy will see continuity. Global Times, a chinese tabloid newspaper published under the official newspaper

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All set for Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: On November 15, 2018, the U.S. and the Netherlands officially launched the upcoming 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which is scheduled to be held in The Hague, Netherlands on June 4-5, 2019. The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is the preeminent annual gathering that convenes entrepreneurs, investors, and their supporters globally. An estimated 20,000

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United States calls for immediate halt to military operations threatening Tripoli

Newsroom24x7 network Washington/Tripoli: The US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo has said in a statement that it has been made clear by the US that it opposes the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and has urged the immediate halt to these military operations against the Libyan capital. The US has taken the stand

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