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Monthly Archives: February, 2022

World accused of ‘sitting and watching’ as Myanmar slides to war

One year since the military coup in Myanmar, calls for international action are growing louder, notably from the National Unity Government (NUG), made up of elected politicians who were thrown out of office by the generals.“The world is doing nothing b...

Omicron dashes China’s hopes of Olympics boosting its economy

China’s Winter Olympics may be more of a drag on Beijing’s regional economy than a boost, as virus flare-ups and pollution curbs weigh on consumer and industrial activity.A ban on public spectators means there won’t be the usual bump up in tourism and ...

Ukraine calls for peaceful solution to Russian military buildup as Russia, U.S. spar at U.N. meeting

A general view during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the situation between Russia and Ukraine, at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 31, 2022.Andrew Kelly | ReutersWASHINGTON – Ukraine's ambassador to ...

Myanmar coup: A year of protest, reprisals and diplomatic inertia

February 1 marks a year since the military seized control of Myanmar.The generals made their move on the day the new parliament – elected the previous November – was due to sit for the first time and all the politicians had congregated in the capital N...
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Dobaaraa Twitter review: Cine-goers call Taapsee Pannu-Anurag Kashyap’s film ‘nail-biting thriller’

Dobaaraa Twitter review: The makers of the upcoming thriller film Dobaaraa dropped a new trailer on Wednesday ahead of the film's release on August 19. The new trailer gives out more chunks of information to piece them together in order to build the ex...
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MTP Act: Minor rape victim allowed to abort pregnancy at 28 weeks by order of Kerala HC

 The Kerala High Court has come to the aid of a minor rape victim by permitting medical termination of her 28-week-old pregnancy. The high court permitted the medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) based on the report of a medical board which had ...

Edelweiss Mutual Fund launching India’s first gold, silver based funds, check details

Edelweiss Mutual Fund launching India’s first gold, silver based funds, check detailsAsset management company (AMC) Edelweiss Mutual Fund is scheduled to launch India’s first scheme that offers exposure to gold and silver via a single fund on 24 August...

UN envoy tells Myanmar military to halt executions, end violence

Noeleen Heyzer held direct talks with army chief, but was unable to meet jailed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.The United Nations’ special envoy on Myanmar has called for an end to violence and the release of all political prisoners on her first visi...

‘Reasonable to conclude’ forced labour in China: UN expert

Allegations that China is overseeing the forced labour of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang are credible and persuasive, a UN expert on slavery has found.In a report to the UN General Assembly, Tomoya Obokata, the special rapporteur ...