94 tonnes of cocaine seized in international campaign against narcotics, Columbian President Ivan Duque

94 tonnes of cocaine seized in international campaign against narcotics, Columbian President Ivan Duque

Bogota: In a joint campaign undertaken by the United States, Europe and Latin American countries, 120 tonnes of narcotic substances have been seized. There is 94 tonnes of cocaine and 26 tonnes of Marijuana in the drug haul. The Columbian President, Ivan Duque informed that the value of this haul, in the international market, is […]

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The Iranian economy will collapse due to the new US sanctions, warns the International Monetary Fund

The Iranian economy will collapse due to the new US sanctions, warns the International Monetary Fund

Dubai: Deterrent effects of the US sanctions are apparent in the Iranian economy. The crisis in the Iranian economy will continue for the second consecutive year and by this year-end inflation will reach 40%, warned the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF has claimed in its annual report that the harsh US sanctions against the Iranian […]

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Former Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, the first Lokpal of country

Former Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, the first Lokpal of country

New Delhi, 23 (PTI): Former Supreme Court Justice, Pinaki Ghose, took oath as the first Lokpal of the country. The laws regarding Lokayukta at the state level and Lokpal at the central level were approved in 2013 for inquiring into allegations of corruption against public representatives and government officials. Although, some Lokayuktas were appointed under […]

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Protests flare up against the Iranian government, 40 arrested; increase in number of female protestors

Protests flare up against the Iranian government, 40 arrested; increase in number of female protestors

Tehran: The Iranian population exasperated by the collapse in the Iranian economy caused by the US sanctions and the faulty policies of the Rouhani government have resorted to protesting in more than 40 cities of Iran since the last few days. Along with the traders and workersteachers, students and women can also be seen protesting, […]

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Chief of the International Police Organisation, ‘Interpol’ detained by China

Chief of the International Police Organisation, ‘Interpol’ detained by China

Beijing/Lyon: The Chief of Interpol, the apex police organisation of 192 countries in the world, has been detained in China. Interpol Chief, Meng Hongwei came to China at the end of September. His wife, who lives in France has complained that he is not traceable since then. Thereafter, a daily from Hongkong claimed that the […]

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US President Donald Trump appeals for global action against drug trade

US President Donald Trump appeals for global action against drug trade

New York: ‘The drugs trade is connected with ‘Organised Crime’, ‘Black Money’, ‘Corruption’ and ‘Terrorism’. The drugs trade is a major threat to public health and national security. Therefore, all the countries in the world should unite against the drug trade,’ appealed US President Donald Trump. 129 countries in the world have given positive reactions […]

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Anti-Iran protests erupt in Iraq’s Basra; Iran embassy set ablaze and rockets fired at Basra airport

Anti-Iran protests erupt in Iraq’s Basra; Iran embassy set ablaze and rockets fired at Basra airport

Basra: The protests ongoing for the last five days against the Abadi government in Iraq have turned violent. Holding Iran responsible for the corruption and economic instability in Iraq, the protestors set ablaze the Iranian embassy. Some of the employees of the Iranian embassy were held hostage by the protestors which increased the tensions. Moreover, […]

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Possibility of a civil war in Iran increasing, claims western daily

Possibility of a civil war in Iran increasing, claims western daily

Tehran: The anti-government protests in Iran are intensifying and slogans like ‘Death to the Dictator’ were chanted during these protests. A few days ago, some of the protestors attacked the religious schools to denounce the increasing influence of extremist factions in Iran. A western daily, expressing concern over this situation, has claimed that Iran is […]

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‘Rothschild Bank’ involved in financial malpractices, claim Swiss agencies

‘Rothschild Bank’ involved in financial malpractices, claim Swiss agencies

Bern: There are accusations that the Rothschild Bank was involved in the corruption and financial irregularities during the rule of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The ‘Financial Market Supervisory Authority’ (FINMA) from Switzerland has made this claim. Najib Razak had to step down because of the corruption in the ‘1MBD’ fund, known as the […]

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