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Narendra Modi to host Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa in UP's Kushinagar on 20 Oct
India

Narendra Modi to host Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa in UP's Kushinagar on 20 Oct

Modi will land in Kushinagar from Delhi and Rajapaskha will fly in directly from Colombo at the new Kushinagar International Airport which will be inaugurated the same day by Modi

Citizenship Amendment Act: Mass awareness campaign need of the hour as misinformation on law fuels protests, serves vested interests
India

Citizenship Amendment Act: Mass awareness campaign need of the hour as misinformation on law fuels protests, serves vested interests

The fact is blatant misinformation about this Act has been spread by vested interests and this misinformation is bringing this country to the brink of a full-blown riot.

Kamal Nath says Citizenship Act amended to divert attention from economic slowdown, accuses Centre of practising ‘politics of distraction’
India

Kamal Nath says Citizenship Act amended to divert attention from economic slowdown, accuses Centre of practising ‘politics of distraction’

Addressing newspersons at the Indian Women's Press Club, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said he was most worried about the future of Indian youths

Citizenship Amendment Bill: From delinking religion to no geographical restrictions, National Register of Citizens is not CAB
India

Citizenship Amendment Bill: From delinking religion to no geographical restrictions, National Register of Citizens is not CAB

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is an instrument to grant citizenship to a particular set of illegal migrants while National Register of Citizens is an exercise to differentiate illegal migrants from bona fide citizens.

Divisive politics won't work in West Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee hours after Amit Shah's speech on NRC at Kolkata
Politics

Divisive politics won't work in West Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee hours after Amit Shah's speech on NRC at Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday cautioned the people of West Bengal against divisive politics and said it will not work in the state.

In Ladakh's Phyang village, community-driven initiatives tackle climate change
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In Ladakh's Phyang village, community-driven initiatives tackle climate change

Traditional Ladakhi houses and farming practices are finding it difficult to cope with rapidly changing climatic conditions. They want measures to safeguard rights of indigenous people and the protection of the environment.

UN rapporteur slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, claims she was 'terribly misguided' about abuses against Muslims
World

UN rapporteur slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, claims she was 'terribly misguided' about abuses against Muslims

Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has washed her hands of the Rohingya crisis, a UN rights investigator said Tuesday.

Sri Lanka bomb blasts: UN expresses alarm over rise in prejudice against minorities, says govt 'shouldn't tolerate' communal violence
World

Sri Lanka bomb blasts: UN expresses alarm over rise in prejudice against minorities, says govt 'shouldn't tolerate' communal violence

Sri Lanka officials added that 'the Government needs to give the example that it will not tolerate the spread of prejudice and hate. This needs to be done at the national and local level, by putting an end to local discriminatory practices'.

Massacre in Myanmar: The story on Rohingya killings that got Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo arrested
World

Massacre in Myanmar: The story on Rohingya killings that got Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo arrested

The Rohingya Muslim killings in Inn Din in Myanmar, which Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo traced, marked another bloody episode in the ethnic violence in Rakhine.

Day after Easter blasts, challenge for Sri Lanka is to prevent existing fissures from destabilising country
World

Day after Easter blasts, challenge for Sri Lanka is to prevent existing fissures from destabilising country

Those behind the Sri Lanka blasts, whether part of an Islamic State module or any other module, whether from inside or out, will only feed on existing fissures, the best counter terrorism model is to simply refuse to follow that path

'Double-edged' Citizenship Amendment Bill will turn Bangladesh into Pakistan, say country's prominent Hindus
World

'Double-edged' Citizenship Amendment Bill will turn Bangladesh into Pakistan, say country's prominent Hindus

Prominent Bangladeshi Hindus have criticised the NDA government’s determined bid to push through Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, stating that the move may pave the way for Bangladesh to become an Islamic theocratic state like Pakistan

China's most expensive fantasy epic film Asura pulled after disastrous opening weekend at box office
Entertainment

China's most expensive fantasy epic film Asura pulled after disastrous opening weekend at box office

Producers are reportedly planning to rework Asura and release it again at a later date

Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platform
News & Analysis

Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platform

Facebook has designated several radical Buddhist groups like Ma Ba Tha and several prominent monks as "hate figures", blocking them from the platform.

After inflammatory social media posts fuelled March riots in Sri Lanka, Facebook set to train staff in local languages
World

After inflammatory social media posts fuelled March riots in Sri Lanka, Facebook set to train staff in local languages

Three months after Sri Lanka was rocked by deadly anti-Muslim riots fuelled by online vitriol, Facebook is training its staff to identify inflammatory content in the country's local languages.

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena lifts nationwide state of emergency imposed after communal clashes
World

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena lifts nationwide state of emergency imposed after communal clashes

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday he had lifted a nationwide state of emergency imposed on 6 March after Buddhist-Muslim clashes.

Sri Lankan communal violence: Tourism department issues statement saying situation improving in Kandy
World

Sri Lankan communal violence: Tourism department issues statement saying situation improving in Kandy

The department of Sri Lankan tourism issued a statement on Thursday, where it said that the situation in Kandy is fast improving and no violent incidents have been reported in 18 hours.

Sri Lanka singed by communal violence again, but Buddhist-Muslim strife has been building in nation for a long time
World

Sri Lanka singed by communal violence again, but Buddhist-Muslim strife has been building in nation for a long time

Violent clashes between Buddhist mobs and Muslims rocked Sri Lanka for the third day in a row on Thursday, as armed Buddhist mobs rampaged through towns and villages of central Sri Lanka

Motorcycle bomb explodes in Thailand's southern Yala province, kills 3, 18 injured
World

Motorcycle bomb explodes in Thailand's southern Yala province, kills 3, 18 injured

A motorcycle bomb exploded in a market in Thailand’s southern Yala province on Monday, killing three people and wounding 18, a spokesman for the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) said.

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protest repatriation move; demand citizenship, security guarantee before return
World

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protest repatriation move; demand citizenship, security guarantee before return

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh against plans to send them back to Myanmar, where a military crackdown last year sparked a mass exodus.

Myanmar police kill seven, injure twelve Buddhist protesters in Rakhine after opening fire on riot
World

Myanmar police kill seven, injure twelve Buddhist protesters in Rakhine after opening fire on riot

Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in unrest that left seven dead and injured around a dozen more