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Cyclone Idai hits Zimababwe

31 people have been confirmed dead in a massive cyclone which has come to hit parts of eastern Zimbabwe. Idai, a huge cyclone has also caused havoc in the neighbouring states of Mozambique and Malawi. It has been reported that over 1.5 million people have been hit by the Cyclone in three different countries. Heavy ..

Slovakia: Caputova wins first round of Presidential Election

Zuzana Caputova, a Slovak environmentalist has inched closer to becoming the first female President as she has won the first round of elections thereby pointing at a huge change for a nation which has fallen to growing corruption ever since it was established in 1993. Caputova has won 40.56 per cent votes from among 13 ..

Why has the US dropped the ‘Israeli-occupied’ designation from Golan Heights?

The US administration has stated that it does not refer to the territory of Golan Heights with the designation of ‘Israeli-occupied’ as can be seen in its annual human rights report which had been published earlier this week. The US State Department has however also said that the change in wording will not have any ..

Shashank Shekhar wins 10 km race of Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Open Marathon and Run for Fun held in Kathmandu

India’s Shashank Shekhar has won the 10 kilometre race of Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Open Marathon and Run for Fun held in Kathmandu. Shekhar of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Contingent at Embassy of India in Kathmandu secured first position. RD Murgan also from CISF got third place. A total nine CISF personnel ..

Cambodia venue of 7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting

The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Intersessional Ministerial Meeting (7th RCEP ISSL MM) will be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 2nd March 2019. The aim of the 16-member RCEP is to cover issues related to goods, services, investments, economic and technical cooperation, competition and intellectual property rights. From India, Union Minister of Commerce & ..

El-Sissi Elected as New Chairman of African Union

The President of Egypt Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected as the new Chairman of the African Union at its Summit in Ethiopia. This has sparked off major voicing of concerns from the human rights group Amnesty International. While addressing the summit, Sissi said that he would focus on improving peace and security in the African ..

Egypt elected as chairman of African Union (AU)

Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected as the chairman of the African Union (AU) at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia. El-Sisi’s election brought to an end the one-year chairmanship of Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame. The Egyptian leader is expected to focus on the fight against armed groups on the continent and rebuilding efforts ..

Guwahati venue of 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit 2019

The 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit 2019 was held in Guwahati, Assam on the theme “Connectivity is the pathway to shared prosperity” from 03-06 February 2019. It is organized by India Foundation in collaboration with Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Government of Assam. Over 100 youth delegates the ten ASEAN countries – Brunei, Cambodia, ..