Candidates with Criminal Background of Himachal Pradesh assembly election, 2017.

Candidates with Criminal Cases:Out of the 338 candidates analysed, 61(18%) candidates have declared criminal cases against them. Candidates with Serious Criminal Cases:31 (9%) candidates have declared serious criminal cases against them. Candidates with cases related to murder:1 candidate namely Ram Kumar, an INC candidate constesting from Doon constituency has declared case related to murder (Indian Penal Code Section-302)against himself. Candidates with cases relatedContinue reading “Candidates with Criminal Background of Himachal Pradesh assembly election, 2017.”

Macron to visit Russia next year

French President Emmanuel Macron has accepted an invitation to visit Russia in 2018 to participate in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed on Tuesday. “Russia and France have some good plans,” he said at a meeting with members of the Association of the European Businesses. “The two countries’ presidents have alreadyContinue reading “Macron to visit Russia next year”

Czech,ANO party to form minority govt

The winners of the Czech election, the ANO party, will attempt to form a minority government after being shunned by other parties in coalition talks, Reuters reports. The party’s head, Andrej Babis, said on Tuesday after a meeting with the president that he hoped to have a new government by the Christmas holiday towards theContinue reading “Czech,ANO party to form minority govt”

Leaders meet to fight against terrorism,drug trafficking

Russian, Azerbaijani and Iranian presidents will discuss joint efforts to combat terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking and transnational crime during a summit in Tehran on November 1, the Kremlin press service said Tuesday. The parties are also seeking “to pursue a coordinated policy in the global hydrocarbon markets,” TASS said, citing the statement. The countries have maintained activeContinue reading “Leaders meet to fight against terrorism,drug trafficking”

Clean Water, Sanitation Vast Challenges Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar – Since 25 August, over 607,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar. Although the number of new arrivals is now slowing, people continue to arrive in the makeshift settlements of Cox’s Bazar every day, bringing the total Rohingya population of the district to over 820,000. The settlements are dangerously congestedContinue reading “Clean Water, Sanitation Vast Challenges Bangladesh”

Taliban increases control in Afghanistan

Taliban has increased the amount of territory it has influence in or controls in Afghanistan in the past six months, a US watchdog agency said on Tuesday. As of August 2017, 13 percent of the 407 districts in Afghanistan were under Taliban control or influence, compared with 11 percent in February, the Special Inspector GeneralContinue reading “Taliban increases control in Afghanistan”

Suicide bomber attack killed four in Kabul

A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has killed at least 4 people and injured 13 others. The Afghan interior ministry says a young man blew himself up on Tuesday evening in the heavily fortified diplomatic quarter known as the Green Zone. The explosion took place near the Australian Embassy, but police say the missionContinue reading “Suicide bomber attack killed four in Kabul”

Robust global economy helps Japanese corporates

The strong performance owes generally to a solid global economy, three factors played particularly significant roles. One is worldwide demand for chips as the expanding “internet of things” pushes demand for memory at data centers and elsewhere. Shin-Etsu Chemical’s net profit for the half climbed 27% to an all-time high of 110.7 billion yen. TheContinue reading “Robust global economy helps Japanese corporates”

Spanish judge summons Catalan ministers

The deposed Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, along with over a dozen members of his government, have been ordered to appear in Spain’s National Court in Madrid for interrogation, AP reports. The politicians from Catalonia’s regional parliament, dismissed by the central government following a declaration of independence, have been summoned to testify later this week, asContinue reading “Spanish judge summons Catalan ministers”