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Oli's temple visit carries an underlying political message, leaders and observers say

Kathmandu, Jan. 26 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli claims to be a communist. Until May 2018, his party's name was CPN-UML (Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist), which preached dialectica... Read More


Campaigners decry use of force by police on peaceful civic protest against the House dissolution move

Kathmandu, Jan. 26 -- The KP Sharma Oli administration's intolerance of dissent and civil liberty was in full display on Monday. Police on Monday afternoon brutally charged members of civil society, w... Read More


Selfie, sitar, cricket: Google celebrates R-Day with Mumbai artist's doodle

India, Jan. 26 -- On the occasion on India's 72nd Republic Day, search engine Goggle is celebrating the country's unity in diversity and the tryst of tradition with development in its doodle, which ha... Read More


In a post-pandemic world, a green budget as a vaccine for nature

India, Jan. 26 -- Our relationship with nature has seldom taken centre-stage in the cold harsh world of Gross Domestic Product, balance sheets and the temperamental stock exchange. But even hard-nosed... Read More


Full refund for passengers unable to board trains from Delhi till 9 pm today: Indian Railways

New Delhi, Jan. 26 -- Amid farmers' protest in the national capital, Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it would offer a full refund to passengers who are unable to board trains departing from ... Read More


Ivy Brenda sheds off 'patient zero' tag to represent Kenya in global pageant

Nairobi, Jan. 26 -- On January 17, Ms Brenda Ivy Cherotich strutted down the catwalk at the 23rd Miss Tourism International contest, where she represented Kenya. The virtual event that was hosted by ... Read More


Violence at tractor rally: Who said what

India, Jan. 26 -- The long anticipated Republic day tractor rally organised by protesting farmers took a turn for the worse on Tuesday when farmers deviated from the Delhi Police approved routes and g... Read More


Guv congratulates Team Sawant on COVID management

PORVORIM, Jan. 26 -- Governor Bhagat Singh Khoshyari concluded his speech in the year's first Assembly session by reading just two paragraphs. The Governor then tabled the speech and said it should be... Read More


Tourists throng to make Goa normal again

PANJIM, Jan. 26 -- With around 14,000 travellers flying into Goa daily, domestic tourism is helping heal the severely impacted tourism industry, at least partially. These tourist arrival figures are i... Read More


'Violence by some elements unacceptable', says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

India, Jan. 26 -- Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday tweeted after the tractor rally by farmers turned violent in the national capital. "Shocking scenes in Delhi. The violence by some el... Read More