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China likens US riots to Hong Kong pro-democracy protests; Netizens say ‘Karma’

Beijing: China on Thursday likened a mob assault on the US Capitol Hill to that of Hong Kong protesters’ attack on the local legislative building in 2019 and questioned the contrasting reactions by the international community and the media, while…

Iraq court issues arrest warrant against Trump for murder

Baghdad: An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq”s judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a judge in…

Congress certifies Biden’s victory; Trump pledges ‘peaceful and orderly transition’

Washington: Congress early Thursday (local time) accepted the results of the Electoral College, which confirmed Joe Biden’s win and cleared his way to become the 46th President of the United States. Congress finished counting the votes in the early hours…

Biden to introduce Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

Washington: President-elect Joe Biden has announced Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general, saying the federal appeals court judge and three others he has selected for senior Justice Department positions will “restore the independence” of the agency and faith…

White House Deputy Press Secretary resigns amid US Capitol violence

Washington: The White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews on Wednesday (local time) resigned from her post over the violence on Capitol Hill. She disapproved of the violent protest by Pro-Trump supporters who stormed into the Capitol Hill building, smashed…

India delivered 9 consignments of COVID-19 relief supplies to Bhutan since March

Thimphu: As many as nine consignments containing medical supplies and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) were handed over during March-December 2020 to Bhutan by India as assistance for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, said the Indian Embassy in Thimphu on Thursday. According…

World leaders express shock over US Capitol riots

Washington (US): World leaders and top diplomats condemned the US Capitol riots with some pressing President Donald Trump to call off the violence. Earlier, Trump supporters on Wednesday (local time) breached the Capitol while a woman was shot dead when…

Japan declares state of emergency in Tokyo area

Tokyo: Japan has declared a state of emergency for Tokyo and three nearby areas as coronavirus cases continue to surge, hitting a daily record of 2,447 in the capital. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga issued the declaration at the government task…

দুর্নীতিৰ গোচৰত চীনা অর্থনীতিবিদ লাইলৈ মৃত্যুদণ্ডৰ ৰায়

গুৱাহাটীঃ দুর্নীতিৰ গোচৰত দোষী সাব্যস্ত হোৱা এগৰাকী অর্থনীতিবিদক মৃত্যুদণ্ডৰ ৰায় শুনাইছে চীনৰ আদালতে৷ বিত্ত বিভাগৰ প্রাক্তন মুৰব্বী লাই ঝিয়াওমিনক ২০১৮ চনত ২৮০ নিযুত ডলাৰ উৎকোচ লোৱাৰ অভিযোগত গ্রেপ্তাৰ কৰা হৈছিল৷ হুৱাৰং এছেট মেনেজমেণ্টৰ অধ্যক্ষ হিচাপে দায়িত্ব পালন কৰি থকা সময়ত…

Indian-American becomes US Army’s first CIO

Washington: Indian-American Dr Raj Iyer has taken over as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army, after the Pentagon created the position in July 2020. One of the highest ranking Indian-American civilians in the US Department of Defense,…

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