India’s Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to world court as Britain bows to UN majority

By Arul Louis United Nations, Nov 21 : Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday as the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. “I am grateful to all the nations who […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Nov 21 : Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces the start of impeachment proceedings on Tuesday that could see him ousted within the week, against the backdrop of a military takeover dubbed “Operation Restore Legacy”. The ruling ZANU-PF party plans to bring the impeachment motion in parliament, after a Monday noon deadline […]

Mexico’s leftist presidential front-runner urges NAFTA talks suspension

By Frank Jack Daniel MEXICO CITY, Nov 21 : Mexico’s leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to boost infrastructure spending but guard economic stability, while reiterating calls for ongoing NAFTA talks to be put off until after next year’s election. Lopez Obrador, the front-runner in most polls ahead of the July […]

‘Padmavati’ not to be released in Rajasthan without changes: CM

Jaipur, Nov 20 : Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday said that ‘Padmavati’ will not be released in Rajasthan till necessary changes as per the suggestions given to the Centre were incorporated in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie. Earlier in the day, the state Home Minister said the state is considering a ban on the […]

Create awareness on Blue Whale game’s dangers: SC

New Delhi, Nov 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday said that awareness needs to be created among students about the dangers of online games like the Blue Whale Challenge Game and that parents and teachers shoulder responsibility to ensure that youngsters don’t get trapped. Directing the Chief Secretaries of all states to make students […]