No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary

Flying activities that affect flight safety are prohibited in seven of the capital city's 16 districts from Sept. 15 to Oct. 1, according to a notice on the Beijing municipal government's website.

published on : 15th September 2019

B M Kutty was a true Communist, says brother Mohammed

 The news of the demise of Biyyathhil Mohiuddin Kutty, 90, popularly known as B M Kutty, a Kerala-born Pakistan politician, put his relatives in Tirur in a state of sadness on Sunday.

published on : 26th August 2019

Ongole Ryots’ suicides: CPI leader consoles families

Communist Party of India (CPI) State secretary K Ramakrishna on Saturday visited families of several farmers who had committed suicide in the district.

published on : 4th August 2019

Left needs to reclaim traditional vote bank in Bengal, Kerala: CPI 

In a statement after its three-day meet that ended on Sunday, the CPI said the situation was never so dire for the Left parties politically.

published on : 22nd July 2019

D Raja replaces Sudhakar Reddy to become first Dalit CPI general secretary

The change in leadership comes after the party's worst-ever performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 21st July 2019

EC notices to NCP, Trinamool and CPI on national party status after poor Lok Sabha polls show

In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the NCP had won six seats. This time its tally came down to five. It had also fared badly in the Maharashtra Assembly polls.

published on : 19th July 2019

CPI, NCP, TMC face prospect of losing national party status

The CPI, BSP and NCP were facing the prospects of losing their national party status after their dismal performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as well.

published on : 17th July 2019

10 years after deadly riots, China's Xinjiang under lockdown

The events of July 5, 2009, were a "turning point" toward Xinjiang's current situation, said Nicholas Bequelin, Amnesty International's regional director for East and Southeast Asia.

published on : 5th July 2019

Cuba announces increase in wages as part of economic reform

The announcement read on state television said that the minimum salary would be nearly $17 a month while the average salary would increase from $32 to $44.

published on : 28th June 2019

Only BJP, CPM are democratic: BJP General Secretary P Muralidhar Rao

Rao was addressing the gathering at an event organised to remember the 44th anniversary of the declaration of National Emergency.

published on : 26th June 2019

Nepal government withdraws controversial Guthi Bill after intense protests 

Fearing that the government's move could jeopardise Sanatan Hindu tradition, the ethnic Newar community staged weeks-long protests demanding scrapping of the bill.

published on : 25th June 2019

Nepal government withdraws controversial Guthi Bill following intense protests

The ethnic Newar community members had called a massive protest rally in Kathmandu on Wednesday, demanding withdrawal of the bill, which they claimed had provisions in favour of land mafias.

published on : 18th June 2019

US lawmakers concerned over human rights abuses in China

The hearing came on the anniversary of the Chinese government's violent crackdown on student demonstrators who occupied Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

published on : 6th June 2019

30 years on, US urges China to reveal names of those killed in Tiananmen square massacre

The massive square became famous all over the world with an iconic picture of a young man standing before a row of battle tanks in a bid to stop them.

published on : 4th June 2019

Naxal shadow moves out of Karnataka

Sources say there have been no Naxal activities for more than a year; last activity was in June 2018 in Chikkamagaluru

published on : 26th May 2019
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