Latest News

Malaysia’s inflation rate rises 2.9pc in Oct due to rising fuel, utilities prices

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s inflation rate, as measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI), rose 2.9 percent in October 2021 from a year earlier due to rising fuel and utilities prices, official data showed. The increment was mainly due to a double-digit increase of 11.3 percent in the transport group, the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) said …

Malaysia’s inflation rate rises 2.9pc in Oct due to rising fuel, utilities prices Read More »

Australian defence forces, navy ship to arrive later today to Solomon Islands

Honiara, About 40 Australian Defence Force personnel and a navy ship will join Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers in the Solomon Islands later on Friday in a peace-keeping role as local authorities struggle to control unrest in capital Honiara. The island nation’s Governor General on Friday imposed a curfew from 7 pm to 6 am …

Australian defence forces, navy ship to arrive later today to Solomon Islands Read More »

Western Myanmar hit by 6.0 magnitude earthquake : European Seismologists

Essonne, France: A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has been registered in the western part of Myanmar, not far from the border with India, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said. The tremor was recorded at 23:45 GMT, with the epicenter located 10 kilometers (6 miles) northwest of the town of Hakha at a depth of 40 …

Western Myanmar hit by 6.0 magnitude earthquake : European Seismologists Read More »

China irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Beijing, The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday criticized the United States for inviting Taiwan, claimed by China as it’s territory, to the ‘Summit for Democracy’ which President Joe Biden will host virtually in December. “China is firmly opposed to inviting Taiwan to the US-hosted ‘Summit for Democracy’,” spokesman Zhao Lijian told a news briefing today. …

China irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit Read More »

TMC runs show with drug mafias funding: CM Biplab Deb

Agartala, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb accused his West Bengal counterpart and TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee of sheltering drug mafias in her state last evening in an election rally here. Deb alleged, “Trinamool Congress is sheltering infamous drug mafias of the state and in turns, those elements are funding the TMC to run the …

TMC runs show with drug mafias funding: CM Biplab Deb Read More »

Rail tracks damaged in Dhanbad-Chaibasa in Maoist attack

Ranchi, Maoists caused damage to railway tracks in Dhanbad and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand severely impacting train movement on Saturday. The insurgents have called a 24-hour-long shutdown protesting against the arrest of their polit bureau member Prashant Bose and his wife and central committee member Sheila Marandi.  A report from Dhanbad Division of E.C. …

Rail tracks damaged in Dhanbad-Chaibasa in Maoist attack Read More »

Japan mulls releasing oil reserves to respond to increasing prices: Reports

Tokyo, The Japanese government is considering to release crude oil reserves to curb the oil prices growth, citing sources. Previously, Japan resorted to this measure only in case of natural calamities or disruptions in overseas supplies caused by unstable political situation. Consequently, the step is being considered as a tool of stabilizing the prices for …

Japan mulls releasing oil reserves to respond to increasing prices: Reports Read More »

Maoist sponsored Bharat Bandh: Railway tracks damaged in Dhanbad and Chaibasa, train traffic movement hit

Dhanbad/Chaibasa, The ultras belonging to the proscribed Maoists have caused damage to railway tracks in Dhanbad and West Singhbhum districts of the state severely impacting the train traffic movement as part of their 24-hour bandh call protesting against the arrest of their Polit bureau member Prashant Bose and his wife and central committee member Sheila …

Maoist sponsored Bharat Bandh: Railway tracks damaged in Dhanbad and Chaibasa, train traffic movement hit Read More »

YSRCP MLC Karimunnisa dies of cardiac arrest, CM expresses grief

Vijayawada, Ruling YSRCP MLC Mohammad Karimunnisa died of cardiac arrest here on Saturday. His family members told the media that she suffered a brief illness and later suffered a cardiac arrest and breathed his last.   She attended the Legislative Council meeting on Friday. Karimunnisa worked as a Municipal Corporator previously. Chief Minister Y S Jagan …

YSRCP MLC Karimunnisa dies of cardiac arrest, CM expresses grief Read More »