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India raises import duty on gold to support rupee

After hike in import duty on gold from 7.50 per cent to 12.50 per cent, gold price witnessed sharp upside move on Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) and in retail domestic markets. Recording ₹1,433 per 10 gm gain on Friday session, MCX gold rate ended at ₹51,950 levels whereas spot gold price ended $2.81 per ounce higher at […]


Home to 17% of people but accounts for 5% of global carbon emissions: Modi at G7 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India, which is home to 17% of the world population, accounts for only 5% of global carbon emissions, pushing back against the misconception that developing countries cause greater damage to the environment. Addressing a special session on “Investing in a better future: Climate, energy, health” at the G7 […]


Afghanistan’s Deadliest Earthquake Since 2015 Leaves Behind A Trail Of Destruction

At least 950 people were killed while 610 others were injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Afghanistan on Wednesday. Most of the deaths, local officials said, were reported from the Paktika province. “The death toll is likely to rise as some of the villages are in remote areas in the mountains and it […]


WTO fishing subsidies: India sticks to fishing subsidies as WTO tries to avoid impasse

Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal told a meeting of delegates Tuesday that it would not bend on demands for extensive exceptions on a 20-year negotiation to curb harmful government fishery subsidies, according to a statement on his ministry’s website.  He also insisted members water down the WTO’s subsidies rules for government-backed food-purchasing programs aimed at feeding poor citizens, delegates […]


Kuwait To Deport Expats Who Protested Against Remarks On Prophet

Kuwait will be deporting expats who took part in the Fahaheel demonstration after Friday prayers in support of Prophet Muhammad despite the instructions of the Kuwaiti government. The sources confirmed on Sunday that they will be deported from Kuwait as they violated the laws and regulations of the country which stipulates that sit-ins or demonstrations […]


India rejects OIC’s comments over controversial remarks against Prophet

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India categorically rejects the OIC’s Secretariat’s “unwarranted and narrow-minded comments” and asserted that New Delhi accords the highest respect to all religions. India on June 6, 2022 hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC’s) for its criticism of the country in the wake of the alleged derogatory remarks made […]


After Qatar, Iran Summons Indian envoy over remarks on prophet

The Nupur Sharma statement on Prohet Mohammed had garnered international anger and resentment, as authorities in Iran & West Asian countries have summoned the envoy from India to lodge complaint. The latest to join the wagon is Iran. Local media reported that Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Indian ambassador to Tehran over […]


Qatar Summons Indian Envoy Over Controversial remarks by BJP officials

The Qatar foreign ministry on Sunday summoned Indian ambassador Deepak Mittal and handed him an official note, expressing disappointment and total rejection and condemnation of controversial remarks made against Prophet Mohammed by BJP officials Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal.  While the authorities in Qatar welcomed the ruling government’s move to suspend Sharma and expel Jindal, they […]

Security agencies on high alert in Islamabad, fear of assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

इस्लामाबाद में हाई अलर्ट पर सुरक्षा एजेंसियां,पाकिस्तान के पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री इमरान खान की हत्या की आशंका

khaskhabar/पाकिस्तान के पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री इमरान खान (Former Prime Minister Imran Khan) की हत्या की साजिश रचने की अफवाहों के बीच इस्लामाबाद पुलिस विभाग ने शहर के बानी


Kanpur Violence: Curfew Imposed In Bareilly, 800 Booked, 24 Arrested

Days after the communal violence in Kanpur, which was allegedly started against BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s insulting remarks, the Bareilly administration has imposed a curfew under Section 144 as a precautionary measure ahead of a huge protest to be held on June 10 as announced by Muslim cleric Tauqir Raza. As per the administration, not […]