Monday , 19 November 2018

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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 age of 16, saying she wanted to bring out this secret in the wake of allegations of sexual assault on US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Please like & share: Read More »

‘World is suffering from bad case of trust deficit disorder’

PTI   UNITED NATIONS UN chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday warned that the world is suffering from a bad case of “trust deficit disorder” where polarisation is on the rise and cooperation among nations is more difficult as he appealed to the global leaders for renewed commitment to a rules-based order. Secretary-General Guterres, giving his second address as the UN ... Read More »

‘US healthcare system is morally wrong’

IANS   NEW YORK Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has denounced the US healthcare system as politically and morally wrong, and urged American leaders to enact publicly-financed healthcare as a “human right”. Ban made the comments on Monday in an exclusive interview with the Guardian in New York, as part of his work with The Elders, a group founded ... Read More »

Indian man charged in Dubai for groping woman

IANS   DUBAI A Dubai court has charged an Indian man with groping a woman while she was walking late at night. Prosecutors on Monday accused the 30-year-old man, a driver, of taking the Filipina woman by surprise, inappropriately touching her and then fleeing the scene, reports the Khaleej Times. The man denied the charge, claiming that he touched her ... Read More »

Sweden ousts PM in vote of no-confidence

AFP   STOCKHOLM Sweden’s centre-right opposition and the far right ousted Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a vote of no-confidence on Tuesday, as the left and right blocs wrangle over who can form a new government after neither won a majority in September 9 elections. Lofven’s departure was widely anticipated. The head of the opposition four-party Alliance, Ulf Kristersson, has ... Read More »

Nations must work together to combat drug problem: Trump

UNITED NATIONS: US President Donald Trump on Monday urged the world leaders gathered here to work together to combat the “scourge” of drug addiction and stop all forms of trafficking and smuggling that provide the “financial lifeblood” to vicious transnational cartels. Please like & share: Read More »

UN has no right to interfere in Myanmar: Army chief

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar Army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said the UN had no right to interfere in the country, after UN experts recently said that they found elements of deliberate genocide of the Rohingya Muslim minority. Please like & share: Read More »

Pakistan opposition holds govt responsible for India debacle

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s two major opposition parties have held the present government responsible for the latest diplomatic debacle following New Delhi’s refusal to hold a meeting between the two foreign ministers in New York. Please like & share: Read More »