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Militants kill 20 passengers in Pakistan

Islamabad: A group of unknown militants on Friday night killed at least 20 passengers after kidnapping them in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan, a media...

India launches a Virtual UN Peacekeeper’s Memorial Wall

Eventually, a UN Peacekeepers' Memorial Wall is proposed to be built at the headquarters with the names of the heroes engraved on it.

How Arvind Kejriwal’s fight against crony capitalism is similar to Pablo Iglesias new communist movement in Spain

In Spain the media likewise gave space to Podemos at the outset. But now that Podemos threatens to upturn the capitalist applecart by his victory, Iglesias himself expects the media to turn upon him.

India terms Organisation of Islamic Cooperation resolution on Kashmir ‘unacceptable’

By NewsGram Staff Writer On Friday, India rejected a Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolution commenting on Jammu and Kashmir as "completely unacceptable" and asked...

HRD ministry denies any role in banning IIT-Madras student group

  By NewsGram Staff Writer The government on Friday said it had no role in banning the students' group at the IIT-Madras even as opposition attacked...

North Korean leader’s sister reappears after 47 days

  By NewsGram Staff Writer   Kim Yo-jong, younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, reappeared in state media on Friday after a 47-day absence during...

“Tarana-E-Hind” award posthumously conferred upon legendary poet Muhammad Iqbal

The celebration is an attempt by the Academy to revive the long-lost glory of Iqbal, widely known as Allama Iqbal.

Indian in UAE jailed for ‘blasphemous’ Facebook status

  By NewsGram Staff Writer A court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sentenced an Indian national to one year in jail for posting a...

Nitish, Lalu alliance could pose challenge for BJP: Shatrughan

  By NewsGram Staff Writer BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Friday cautioned his party leadership against an alliance between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD...

Two Indian-Americans among Forbes America 50 successful women

New York: Two Indian-origin women have made it to the Forbes list of America's 50 most successful and self-made women. India-born Neerja Sethi, 60, is ranked...

Nursery rhymes: Why should “Pussy Cat” go to London even after 67 years of independence?

It’s not erroneous to make children learn the English nursery rhymes as they become aware of a new culture and it bridges the gap between the East and the West.

Pradeep Kumar Sinha appointed cabinet secretary

New Delhi: Pradeep Kumar Sinha, an IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, was on Friday appointed the new cabinet secretary. He will succeed Ajit...

SC seeks response from Delhi government on Centre’s notification

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Supreme Court on Friday, sought response from the Delhi government, on an appeal made by the Centre against a Delhi High...

Two Indian American students co-winners of National Spelling Bee

Washington: Two Indian American students have jointly won the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition. Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of...

No compromise on India’s integrity: Rajnath Singh

-New Delhi Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that there would be "no compromise" on people involved in waving Pakistani flags in any part...

Lesson for Narendra Modi from Akhilesh Yadav: How UP govt acquired land for the Rs 15,000 crore expressway without rebellion

By NewsGram Staff Writer As the debate over the land acquisition bill is gaining momentum across the country, the Uttar Pradesh government led by the...

80% UAE-based NRIs keen to buy property in India

The poll showed that 79% of the buyers were interested in buying apartments as compared to plots, villas or commercial property in India, with 72% planning to purchase the property in the next six months.

Coal secretary hid facts from Manmohan Singh, CBI tells court

New Delhi: The then coal secretary, H.C. Gupta, concealed material facts related to allocation of a coal block in Jharkhand's Rajhara town from the then...

Nawazuddin to play Pakistani journalist in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’

-Mumbai Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui essays a Pakistani journalist in forthcoming Salman Khan starrer “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, which is scheduled to release on July 17. “Nawazuddin plays an...

Radioactive liquid sodium iodide leak at Delhi airport triggers panic

New Delhi: A leak in a consignment of "sodium iodide class 7 category liquid" triggered panic at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here early...

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Dr. Cheddi Jagan, Guyana, Marxism, Race, Politics And The USA: Part 2

By Indo-Caribbean Cultural Centre reporter MOHAN RAGBEER said (continued): “This irritated the State Department/CIA, but they remained ignorant, despite corrections, and so anti-communist (the Cold War...

Guyana Government Closes Chapter On Dr. Rodney’s Death – Time To Reopen The 1964 Wismar Ethnic Cleansing Atrocity

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir The government of Guyana should be highly commended for honoring Dr. Walter Rodney, who was killed in a bomb blast on...

Advance Technology In Satellite Internet

By Mark Richter If you ask a few broadband internet users about satellite internet connection, the reviews would probably not be good because of lower...

Idleness Might Take A Toll On Children’s Minds During COVID Lockdowns

By Salil Gewali Just about two weeks back I was coincidentally confronted with the most contrasting situation in a market. On the one hand a...