Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

BJP draws Mamata’s associate Mukul Roy into fold

Grassroots elections for the ‘panchayets’ will take place next year in West Bengal, to be followed by the Lok Sabha polls. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is refurbishing its organization...

US lawmakers seek to slap new sanctions on Myanmar military

United States lawmakers proposed sanctions on Friday against Myanmar's military, in some of the strongest efforts yet by Washington to pressure the Southeast Asian nation to end abusive treatment...

Malnutrition soaring among Rohingya children in Bangladesh: UN

Life-threatening levels of malnutrition have risen dramatically among Rohingya refugee children who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh, the United Nations warned. The UN children's agency said on 3 November preliminary...

18 children die in Gujarat Hospital, spotlighting state’s malnutrition, infant mortality

As national attention was focussed on the death of 18 children over three days in Ahmedabad’s main civil hospital in October 2017, officials said most children were underweight and thus vulnerable.  That...

India offers to share real-time maritime intelligence with 10 countries

In a first, India has offered to share real-time intelligence of maritime movements in the Indian Ocean with 10 Indian Ocean littoral countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri-Lanka and...

Militants’ violence against political workers in Kashmir

At around 6 pm on Thursday (November 2) a group of young boys spotted the body of a young man with his throat slit in an orchard in Kiloora village, three km from...