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HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

‘War of words’ between India and Pakistan over Imran Khan’s UN speech

INDIA has called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s speech at UN general assembly an “incessant rant”. As a protest to the speech Mijito Vinito, the...

‘Never blamed Anushka nor made sexist comment’: Sunil Gavaskar

Under fire for an alleged remark against Anushka Sharma, iconic cricketer and commentator Sunil Gavaskar on Friday said he neither blamed Virat Kohli’s actor-wife...

Sri Lanka says ‘no’ to Japan rail project signed by the previous government

SRI LANKA on Thursday(24) scrapped a Japanese-funded light rail project in the capital signed by the previous government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the termination...

Indian student in Britain gets top UN recognition

Udit Singhal By Pramod Thomas INDIAN student has won the highest profile recognition for young leaders by the UN for efforts to combat the world’s most...

Prof Mahendra Patel joins national Covid-19 trial as co-investigator

Professor Mahendra Patel SENIOR academic pharmacist Professor Mahendra Patel has advocated greater involvement of community pharmacies in recruiting volunteers from ‘underrepresented’ minority communities for a...

‘Revenge porn’ on the rise as one in seven women in the UK likely...

Representational image (iStock) By Pramod Thomas RECENT figures published by various charities suggest that the so-called ‘revenge porn’ is on the rise in the UK during...

Indian-American judge rejects appeal against Trump’s temporary H-1B visa ban

There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per cent of...

Care home that ‘sacked’ Labour MP for raising PPE woes admits it faced shortage

Labour MP Nadia Whittome says she felt “compelled to speak out against the culture of gagging and management bullying generally in the sector”. By...

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic, UN

FILE PHOTO: Children play on a playground in a Rohingya refugee camp on January 23, 2020 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Children make up more...

Usman Khawaja speaks out on ‘racial vilification’, branding of Asians as ‘lazy’

Usman Khawaja said he faced "both overt and casual" racism in his career. "But I had the confidence to speak up when something didn't...