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Category: World News

3 Chinese kindergartens ‘fed rotten, worm-infested food’ to children

IANS   BEIJING Three private kindergartens in China have been accused by parents of serving their children rotten and black…

EU announces humanitarian package for Myanmar minorities

IANS   NAYPYIDAW The European Union (EU) on Friday announced a $5.82 million humanitarian aid package for the Rohingya and…

Pakistan raising Kashmir issue at OIC ‘unwarranted’: India

PTI   NEW YORK India has raised objections over Pakistan raking up the Kashmir issue at the Organisation of Islamic…

US will consider Afghan factor in Iran sanctions’ impact on India

IANS   NEW YORK The US will take into consideration the impact of American sanctions against Tehran on India’s Chabahar…

Need to forge new partnerships to eliminate tuberculosis: Nadda

PTI NEW YORK Chronic under-funding of tuberculosis research is one of the key reasons why the disease still remains a…

UN says 12 civilians killed in Afghan airstrike

KABUL: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said on Wednesday that 12 civilians, including 10 minors, were killed in an…

UN Human Rights chief cites Indian SC’s ruling on gay sex

UNITED NATIONS: The UN’s top human rights official cited the “landmark” decision by India’s Supreme Court decriminalising consensual gay sex…

Trump pledges new Middle East peace plan within months

UNITED NATIONS: US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would present a two-state peace plan for the Middle East in…

UN Security Council reform: India, G4 nations voice concern

UNITED NATIONS: India and the G4 nations voiced concern over the lack of substantive progress in the long-pending Security Council…

Indian-American model Padma Laksmi says she was raped at 16

NEW YORK: Padma Lakshmi, a prominent Indian-American model host, has alleged that she was raped by her boyfriend at the…