100 Dead As Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Issued

New Delhi: A powerful earthquake has rocked the popular Indonesian holiday island of Lombok and Bali, reportedly killing more than 100 people, injuring dozens more and damaging buildings. The seven-magnitude tremor struck just 10km underground, according to the US Geological Survey. It was followed by two light to moderate secondary quakes and nearly two dozen aftershocks. It […]

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Trump’s 2020 Campaign Flag made in China !

USA President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign denied yesterday that it is using Chinese manufacturers to produce campaign flags, despite recent viral images that suggest otherwise. Reuters reported this week that Jiahao Flag Co Ltd, a company located in eastern China, has been turning out tens of thousands of red, white and blue “Trump 2020 Keep […]

Tibet Inseparable Part of China: Li Keqiang

Tibet is an inseparable part of China’s “sacred” territory, and religious figures should promote national unity and ethnic harmony, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said during a rare visit to a region that is a focus for international rights concerns. Chinese troops marched into Tibet in 1950 in what China officially terms a peaceful liberation, […]

Massive Dumping of Used Vehicles in Africa and South Asia: CSE Study

New Delhi, July 23, 2018: Urgent global intervention needed to stop this unregulated dumping and reduce health and climate risks Of the 2-billion global vehicle fleet,over 40 million vehicles — 4 per cent of global automobile ownership– reach end-of-life every year. Large numbers of these get traded to low and middle income countries of Africa and […]

Mountain Echoes Literary Festival arrives with its 9th edition

New Delhi, 14th June 2018: First list of speakers attending the literary gala in the Himalayas announced –  Ninth edition will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan Audiences can enjoy the Festival from Thursday 23rd – Saturday 25th August 2018 in the picturesque setting of Thimphu Opens online registration for literary enthusiasts This August, Bhutan beckons […]