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Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Visits Sashakt Divyang

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment visited “Sashakt Divyang-A Unique Mega Event with Exclusive Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)” organised by Ladli foundation trust on 12 Nov. Many organisations and private institutions participated in job fair to provide suitable jobs to Divyangjans with an aim to provide equal opportunities and ..

Bangladesh bans Islamist outfit ‘Allar Dol’

The Government of Bangladesh has banned the Islamist outfit ‘Allar Dol’ because it poses threat to public safety and security. It is the 9th Islamist group to be banned for extremism and militancy in Bangladesh.The Allah’r Dol was formed in 1995 with the aim to establish Caliphate through armed struggle. In 2004, it merged with banned ..

Bhubaneswar chosen as venue for main event of 5th National Handloom Day (NHD)

In India, the 5th edition of National Handloom Day (NHD) has celebrated on 7th August 2019 to honour the handloom weavers in the country and also highlight India’s handloom industry. The day seeks to focus on the contribution of handloom to the socio economic development of India and also to increase the income of weavers. ..

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Fifth Term as Prime Minister

Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to head a historic 5th term as Israel’s prime minister with close-to-complete unofficial election results giving his right-wing Likud and other nationalist and religious parties a solid majority in parliament. The results have dimmed hopes of a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. With 97.4% of the vote counted, Likud and its ..

New Far-Right Coalition comes up ahead of EU polls

The European Parliament will soon go to polls on May 23-26 and will see new and powerful contest as the four European far-right nationalist parties have stated that they have formed a new coalition and have also asked other like-minded parties to contribute to the same by joining the alliance. Matteo Salvini, who is the ..

Facebook bans White Nationalism & Separatism on its Platforms

Facebook Inc has recently banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism. This move has drawn a qualified approval from New Zealand where a massacre of 50 people in mosques was live streamed in March 2019. The social media giant also pledged to improve its ability to identify and block material from terrorist ..

Trump veto on Mexican border emergency: House fails

President Trump declared national emergency at the US Mexico border. When the resolution was put tovote, the house failed to produce the two – third majority required from the democrats. The vote was 248 – 181.  The President’s fight toget finances to build the border wall will shift to court. However republicans are in his ..

Paralympics Games winner Deepa Malik joins BJP

Deepa Malik who is first Indian Paralympics Games winner has joined Bhartiya Janta Party. However, there is no information if she will be fielded in upcoming poll elections. This comes amid intensified election campaigning in India ahead of Lok Sabha polls. BJP has released various lists announcing names of 306 candidates that will contest in Lok ..