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UN says it remains committed to assisting people of Afghanistan in conducting their first elections since 2001

The United Nations has said that it remains committed to assisting the people of Afghanistan in conducting their first elections since 2001 and supports the country’s government in its pursuit of democratic development, prosperity and durable peace. The UN mission in Afghanistan welcomed the recent progress made toward Afghanistan’s parliamentary […]

Sri Lanka leader of Joint opposition parliamentary group says they opposed to speaker’s decision for post of opposition leader

In Sri Lanka, leader of Joint opposition parliamentary group Mr. Dinesh Gunawardena has said that they are opposed to speaker’s decision for post of opposition leader and are mulling all options to challenge it.   Mr. Dinesh said that the speaker’s decision is biased and contradictory in nature. He ‘refuted […]

Indians among 100 people apprehended in US for violating immigration laws

Over 100 people, including some Indians, have been detained by the US border patrol and immigration officials in separate enforcement actions for illegally entering and living in the country. Individuals arrested during this operation included nationals from Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Cuba, Nigeria, India, Chile and Turkey. The […]

Magnitude-5 quake hits China, 18 injured

In China, eighteen people have been injured after a moderate 5 magnitude earthquake jolted Yunnan Province. Local authorities said, the quake-damaged over 6,000 homes and affected more than 48,000 residents in Tonghai and Huaning counties and in the district of Jiangchuan. China Earthquake Networks Centre said, the epicentre of the […]