NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha has passed, without debate, a bill that will exempt political parties from scrutiny of funds they have received from abroad since 1976. On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed amid opposition protests 21 amendments to the Finance Bill 2018. One of them was an amendment to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, that bans More...

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By editor On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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TWITTER SUSPENDS WHITE NATIONALIST AS IT ENFORCES NEW RULES

Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly to enforce its new rules aimed at reducing what it deems abusive content. The account of far-right group Britain First, More...

By editor On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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CATALONIA ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENCE DATE

Catalonia has set Independence Day for Monday, October 9 after holding a referendum which Spain had declared illegal. The Catalonia Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont said he favored mediation to More...

By editor On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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MEXICO EARTHQUAKE: DEATH TOLL CLIMBS AS VOLUNTEERS JOIN FRANTIC SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS

  Rescue workers backed by an army of untrained volunteers searched for survivors buried under mounds of rubble as the death toll from Tuesday’s powerful earthquake climbed to at least 237 across central Mexico. Death More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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PLANE CRASHES INTO SHOPPING MALL, 5 DIE

Five persons died today when a small plane crashed into a shopping mall in Melbourne Australia. The crash occurred before the mall was opened to the public. Four  of the dead were United States citizens, the U.S. More...

By editor On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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GERMAN TRAIN ATTACK: IS RELEASES VIDEO OF ‘AFGHAN KNIFEMAN’

The so-called Islamic State has released a video purporting to show an Afghan asylum seeker making threats before attacking a German train. The 17-year-old injured four people with an axe and knife, one critically, More...

By editor On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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5 OFFICERS KILLED DURING PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE IN DALLAS SNIPER ATTACK

Shooters killed five officers at a protest over police violence in downtown Dallas, sending screaming crowds scrambling for shelter and spurring an investigation into who was behind the ambush. The deadly gunfire More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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SUICIDE BLASTS KILL DOZENS AT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

than 140 at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group. Turkish More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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HILLARY CLINTON STANDS ON THE SHOULDERS OF THE FEMALE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES WHO COME BEFORE HER

There always has to be a first. Though she just became the first woman to clinch the nomination of either major U.S. political party, Hillary Clinton wasn’t by any stretch the first woman to run for President. More...

By editor On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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OBAMA, IN JAPAN, EMPHASIZES LINGERING THREAT OF NUCLEAR WAR

President Obama said, he was preparing to visit Hiroshima on Friday to emphasize that decades after the end of the Cold War, the world still faces the threat of nuclear war. “I do think that part of the reason More...