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Trump Administration makes changes to weaken wildlife protections

Wildlife species at risk as Trump weakens US Endangered Species Act

Wildlife species at risk as Trump weakens US Endangered Species Act The Trump administration on Monday took significant steps to weaken the US Endangered Species Act The 1970s- era US Endangered Species Act, which has been lauded for bringing back species that were at the risk of extinction, was weakened by the Trump Administration. The law helped in bringing back species such as the bald

Protests over Extradition Bill bring Hong Kong to a standstill

Hong Kong Protests over Extradition Bill intensifies

Hong Kong Protests over Extradition Bill intensifies Hong Kong descended into chaos after city-wide protests against the proposed extradition legislation turned violent. Defiant protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to register their protest against the proposed bill, which would have allowed some suspects to be sent back to mainland China for trials. Irate protesters started fires outside police stations

North Korea Fires Two Ballistic Missiles, Second Missile Test in a Week

The recent ballistic missile tests by Noth Korea have been criticised by South Korean

The recent ballistic missile tests by Noth Korea have been criticised by South Korean North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, according to South Korea's military, the second such launch during the past week. The Government of North Korea launched two ballistic missiles at 05:06 (20:06 GMT Tuesday) and 05:27 local time from the Kalma area

Triple Talaq Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

The Triple Talaq Bill has been finally passed in Rajya Sabha on 30 July 2019

The Triple Talaq Bill has been finally passed in Rajya Sabha on 30 July 2019 The Triple Talaq bill will now have to be approved by President Ram Nath Kovind, after which it will likely replace the triple talaq ordinance. The triple talaq Bill, which makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, 30

Sultan Abdullah becomes Malaysia’s new King

Malaysia's new King, Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah

Malaysia's new King, Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, The Sultan of Pahang, was installed as the 16th King of Malaysia on 30 July 2019 The Sultan of Pahang, Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, was installed as the 16th king of Malaysia on Tuesday in a ceremony steeped in Malay royal customs and traditions, formally

Indian peacekeepers in Haiti win laurels for exceptional service

The Indian Formed Police Unit (FPU), Assam Rifles served as humanitarian forces in Haiti

The Indian Formed Police Unit (FPU), Assam Rifles served as humanitarian forces in Haiti The Indian Formed Police Unit (FPU), consisting of 140 personnel from Assam Rifles deployed with the United Nations in Haiti has received laurels for their peacekeeping missions. Indian peacekeepers, who supported the Haitian Police for over a decade and are departing from Haiti as the UN mission closes

Coalition Government falls in Karnataka; BS Yeddyurappa can become next CM

The Karnataka Assembly Speaker has declared BJP as the winner in the confidence motion vote on 23 July

The Karnataka Assembly Speaker has declared BJP as the winner in the confidence motion vote on 23 July In the confidence motion conducted on 23 July, Cong-JDS coalition attained 99 while the BJP coalition won with 105 votes. BS Yeddyurappa of BJP is projected to become the next CM. The Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka collapsed on Tuesday after the confidence motion

Bangladeshi Writer Taslima Nasrin gets one-year Indian Residency Permit

Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi author who has written books like Lajja and Shodh

Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi author who has written books like Lajja and Shodh The Indian Union Home Ministry officials stated on July 21 that Taslima Nasrin’s permit has been officially extended to one year. She has repeatedly requested for a permanent residency permit in India. Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, who has been living in India since 2004 has got an extended

Human Rights (Amendment) Bill passed by the Indian Parliament

The Human Rights (Amendments) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha on 22 July 2019, after it was moved from Lok Sabha

The Human Rights (Amendments) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha on 22 July 2019, after it was moved from Lok Sabha Rajya Sabha passed the Human Rights Amendment Bill on 22 July 2019. The Bill amends the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. Parliament has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with Rajya Sabha approving it today. 

Armed Mob Violence leave Hong Kong in Shock

Armed men attacked civilians at a public train station in Hong Kong

Armed men attacked civilians at a public train station in Hong Kong Dozens of masked men stormed a train station and attack commuters in Hong Kong, the sudden armed mob violence has shocked Hong Kong Hong Kong has been left in sudden shock after incidents of violence emerged on Sunday which saw dozens of masked men storm a train station and attack

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