China adopts new law banning defamation of military personnel – Times of India

China adopts new law banning defamation of military personnel - Times of India

BEIJING: China has passed a new legislation that bans “defamation” of military personnel, adding an array of legal tools to its 2018 law under which a Chinese popular blogger was punished recently for “defaming” PLA soldiers killed in last year’s clash with the Indian Army at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh. The legislation, which … Read more

Pakistan National Assembly Adopts Bill To Give Right Of Appeal To Kulbhushan Jadhav

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Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April 2017 (File) Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Assembly has approved a bill allowing Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal his conviction in the high courts of the country. The bill seeks to provide further right of review and reconsideration in giving effect to the … Read more

Pakistan National Assembly Adopts Bill That Gives Right to Appeal to Kulbushan Jadhav

Pakistan National Assembly Adopts Bill That Gives Right to Appeal to Kulbushan Jadhav

The National Assembly of Pakistan on Thursday adopted a bill that would give the right to appeal to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav who has been languishing in jails of the neighbouring country since 2016 after he was kidnapped by Pakistani intelligence agencies from Iran. In its 2019 ruling, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) had … Read more

Rajya Sabha Adopts Motion to Do Away With Question Hour, Private Members’ Business During Monsoon Session

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Image for representation. Moving the motion, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said Rajya Sabha session is being held in extraordinary circumstances amid the COVID-19 pandemic and this House resolves that starred questions and private members’ business may not be brought before it for transaction during the session. PTI Last Updated: September 14, 2020, … Read more

UNGA adopts resolution recognising Covid-19 as one of greatest challenges in its history – world news

According to the resolution, the pandemic is reversing gains that had been reached globally in the framework of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The UN General Assembly said in a new resolution the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic represents one of the greatest challenges since the establishment of the United Nations. “The General Assembly [recognizes] that the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the greatest global challenges in the history of the United Nations,” the text of the resolution adopted … Read more

UP Govt Adopts ICMR Guidelines; to Allow Covid Test Sans Prescription, Home Collection of Samples by Labs

Residents stand in a queue to register their names as a health worker wearing PPE suit collects a swab sample from a woman to test for Covid-19, at a primary health centre in Hyderabad on September 4, 2020. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP)

Residents stand in a queue to register their names as a health worker wearing PPE suit collects a swab sample from a woman to test for Covid-19. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP) People wanting a Covid-19 test can now walk into private pathology labs across Uttar Pradesh and get themselves screened. They will no … Read more

Germany adopts Indo-Pacific policy, foreign minister Heiko Maas warns of ‘latent conflicts’ – world news

German foreign minister Heiko Maas said latent conflicts in the Indo-Pacific region would have global repercussions.

Germany on Wednesday adopted a policy for the Indo-Pacific centred round greater security and economic cooperation, with foreign minister Heiko Maas saying latent conflicts in the region “would have global repercussions were they to erupt”. The policy guidelines, with the theme “Germany-Europe-Asia: Shaping the 21st century together”, were adopted by the cabinet since the shifting … Read more

Dennis Quaid adopts a cat named Dennis Quaid: ‘I just couldn’t resist’

Dennis Quaid adopts a cat named Dennis Quaid: 'I just couldn't resist'

He’s known as Dennis Quaid and apparently so is his cat. Quaid, 66, delighted animal-lovers everywhere this week with a sweet story about how he is in the process of adopting a new furry friend after learning the feline was named after him. The actor, who has starred in two movies about dogs in recent years — 2017’s … Read more

Nokia’s New CEO Pekka Lundmark Adopts Wait and See Strategy in ‘Dream Job’

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Nokia’s new chief executive Pekka Lundmark said he will take time to re-acquaint himself with the Finnish telecom equipment maker before setting a strategy, as the company jostles for position in the highly political 5G race. US government pressure to limit the use of China’s Huawei presents an opportunity for Nokia as next generation technology is … Read more

Hyundai goes ‘paw-fessional’; adopts street dog who used to hang outside showroomas as car salesperson

Image Source : INSTAGRAM @TUCSON_PRIME Hyundai goes ‘paw-fessional’; adopts street dog who used to hang outside showroomas as car salesperson A Hyundai showroom in Brazil has hired a stray dog as a part of their team after the pooch sat outside their showroon regularly. According to a report published in World of Buzz, the dog, … Read more

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