By taking action on number of complaints from different segments of society, Pakistan government has banned Chinese social media app TikTok for failing to filter out “immoral and indecent” content.
Former Kyrgyzstan President, Almazbek Atambayev, survived an assassination attempt in capital Bishkek. Russian news agency RIA reports that shots were fired at his car.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP) for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.
Among many, Bhai Sukhdev Singh Sukha and Bhai Harjinder Singh Jinda are considered as national martyrs of Sikh Nation who were hanged by Indian State in Pune Prison on 9 October, 1992. They were sentenced for the murder of Indian Army Chief General Arun Vaidya under whose command Indian Army raided Sikh religious places and killed hundreds of Innocent Sikhs.
The peasant struggle of Punjab has now taken root as a people’s movement against the Government of India. There are two main centres of this peoples struggle in Punjab: “rail roko andolan and shut down of Highway toll collection centres”.
Demanding direct Involvement of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the negotiation talks, armed Naga Group ‘The National Socialist Council of Nagalnad (IM)’ said they want these talks to be held in a “third country”.
Amid allegations of pressure on family of Hathras rape case victim from various quarters, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file an affidavit on how witnesses were being protected in the case. Calling the alleged rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Hathras “extraordinary and shocking” court asked the government if the family had hired an advocate.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 to Roger Penrose (University of Oxford, UK), Reinhard Genzel (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany and University of California, Berkeley, USA), and Andrea Ghez (University of California, Los Angeles, USA).
Protesters seized Kyrgyzstan’s parliament in the capital, Bishkek and freed a jailed former President on Tuesday calling for the country’s parliamentary election to be annulled.