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Typhoon Faxai wreaks havoc in Tokyo

Typhoon Faxai disrupts life after making landfall in Tokyo

Typhoon Faxai disrupts life after making landfall in Tokyo A powerful typhoon battered Japan on Monday, leaving 3 people dead and over 40 injured. As many as 17,000 passengers were stranded at Tokyo's Narita Airport due to the typhoon. Typhoon Faxai hit Tokyo on Monday, disrupting transport and forcing thousands of people to evacuate. At least three people have been killed and over 40 others injured

Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan offers consular access to Jadhav after months of efforts

Pakistan offers consular access to Jadhav after months of efforts Pakistan has offered consular access to retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav. This comes after the judgment by the Hague-based International Court of Justice. Retired Indian Navy officer has been offered consular access by Pakistan “in line with the ICJ judgement and state laws". “Consular access for Indian spy Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav, a serving Indian

Taliban launches fresh attack in Afghan city of Kunduz

Taliban’s attack on Afganistan’s Kunduz leaves the city vulnerable

Taliban’s attack on Afganistan’s Kunduz leaves the city vulnerable The Taliban has launched a fresh attack in Aghanistan’s Kunduz, the government said on Saturday. The attack comes as Taliban reiterated its demand for complete withdrawal of foreign troops from the country. The Taliban launched a new attack on Kunduz, one of the largest cities in Afghanistan. Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, the spokesman for

N Korea: Constitution changed to solidify Kim Jong-Un’s ‘monolithic’ rule

North Korea’s new constitution recognizes Kim Jong-Un as the head of stateq

North Korea’s new constitution recognizes Kim Jong-Un as the head of state North Korea has made changes to the country’s constitution to solidify Kim Jong-Un’s rule. The new constitution formally named Kim Jong-Un as the head of state and commander-in-chief of the military. North Korea’s parliament, known as the Supreme People's Assembly, has ratified a series of changes in the constitution to reinforce Kim

US to scale down troops to 8,600 in Afghanistan after deal with Taliban: Trump

US to reduce military presence in Afghanistan after Taliban deal is finalized

US to reduce military presence in Afghanistan after Taliban deal is finalized US President Donald Trump has said that the US troops will drop to 8,600 in Afghanistan after a deal with Taliban is reached. There are currently about 14,000 US troops in the country. After about two decades of military presence in Afghanistan, the US will scale down troop levels in the

Fit India Movement launched by PM Modi on National Sports Day

PM Modi launches Fit India Campaign on the birth anniversary of Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand

PM Modi launches Fit India Campaign on the birth anniversary of Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand PM Narendra Modi launched the Fit India Movement today. India celebrates National Sports Day today to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the Fit India Movement and urged people to include fitness activities in their daily life.

North Korea’s new warheads can penetrate missile defences: Japan

Missile launches by North Korea alarms Japan

Missile launches by North Korea alarms Japan North Korea’s new short-range missile can penetrate Japan’s missile defences, the country’s defence minister has asserted, while pointing the missile’s irregular trajectory. Japan’s Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing short-range ballistic missile which can outsmart Japan’s missile defences. Pyongyang’s recent missile tests have raised alarm in the international community. The

Indonesia to change capital to Borneo

Jojo Widodo announces the plan to change capital to Borneo

Jojo Widodo announces the plan to change capital to Borneo The ambitious plan to change capital from Jakarta to Borneo comes amidst fears that the increasing sea level will render the city vulnerable. Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has announced the plan to move the capital from Jakarta to Borneo. Widodo said that it is a necessary move as the burden on the current capital

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army

Human rights cell to be set up in Indian Army Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the creation of a special human rights cell at the Army Headquarters. A special vigilance cell will also be set up under the Army Chief. The Indian Army will now have a human rights cell, to be headed by an officer of the rank of Major

Congress leader P Chidambaram arrested by CBI

CBI arrests P Chidambaram amid high drama

CBI arrests P Chidambaram amid high drama Congress leader P Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI in the INX Media case, a day after he had gone incommunicado following the rejection of anticipatory bail. In a dramatic development, Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was apprehended by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in INX Media case. A video of officials scaling the walls of Chidambaram’s

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