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Indian PM Modi’s BJP poised to retain power in key state of Uttar Pradesh

Indian PM Modi’s BJP poised to retain power in key state of Uttar Pradesh

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The BJP has long predicted it would retain the state because of policies such as free staples for the poor during the pandemic,...
Global chains forced to close as Hindu hardliners march in Modi’s home state

Global chains forced to close as Hindu hardliners march in Modi’s home state

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Hundreds of Hindu nationalist protesters marched in the Indian state of Gujarat on Saturday, prompting the closure of stores owned by several multinational...
Hong Kong elections: state leader Xia Baolong urges public to vote in Legislative Council poll, insists Beijing embraces diversity

Hong Kong elections: state leader Xia Baolong urges public to vote in Legislative Council...

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A state leader overseeing Hong Kong affairs urged the public on Monday to vote in this month’s Legislative Council election amid low turnout...
China’s ‘nanny state’ push shows how far Beijing will go to get children behind national rejuvenation efforts

China’s ‘nanny state’ push shows how far Beijing will go to get children behind...

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The statesman who transformed Singapore into one of the world’s richest and cleanest places famously defended his form of governance by saying, “If...
The Mandela Washington Fellowships Application Readers 2022 | Opportunity  Forum

U.S. Department of State and IREX Seek Readers for Mandela Washington Fellowship Applications

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The U.S. Department of State and IREX seek academic, professional, and regional experts to read and score applications for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship.  Over...
Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods

Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods

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The hostility towards foreign journalists in China while reporting on the recent floods in Henan is the result of years of rising nationalist...
Hong Kong property manager ordered to do 240 hours of community service for trashing national, regional flags in drunken state

Hong Kong property manager ordered to do 240 hours of community service for trashing...

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A Hong Kong property manager has been given 240 hours of community service for trashing nine national and regional flags when he was...
Coronavirus: Tokyo, Osaka face state of emergency as infections spiral; Southeast Asia tightens Ramadan curbs

Coronavirus: Tokyo, Osaka face state of emergency as infections spiral; Southeast Asia tightens Ramadan...

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The Japanese government is seeking a “short and powerful” state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka and two other prefectures, a cabinet minister said...
India: Five killed in election violence in West Bengal state | Narendra Modi News

India: Five killed in election violence in West Bengal state | Narendra Modi News

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Rival parties blame each other for inciting the violence in battleground state’s Cooch Behar district.At least five people have been killed by gunfire in...
Oman hopes Yemen ceasefire will be agreed very soon: State media | Oman News

Oman hopes Yemen ceasefire will be agreed very soon: State media | Oman News

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Muscat has been working closely with Saudi Arabia, the US and the UN to reach a comprehensive political solution to the crisis.Oman, a mediator...
China’s ‘two sessions’: Beijing promises level playing field but boosts support for state firms

China’s ‘two sessions’: Beijing promises level playing field but boosts support for state firms

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China has highlighted the fair treatment of all market entities in its new five-year economic plan, as it tries to reconcile development of...
Odi Stadium (Supplied)

PICTURES | Fans gobsmacked at horrific state of SA stadiums: ‘Very disappointed at this...

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Pictures of the current state of certain stadiums...
Drake Stars in State Farm Super Bowl Commercial: Watch

Drake Stars in State Farm Super Bowl Commercial: Watch

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Super Bowl commercials are always something to watch out for — pandemic or not.Millions of fans are tuning in to watch Super Bowl LV,...
South Asian Youth ask to

Youth Waging Peace State of PVE in South Asia: A Youth-led Report Call for...

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Position Title : Individual Consultant (Author) Reports to : Project Officers from UNESCO MGIEP and UNAOC Position Type : Contractual Number of Position :...
COVID vaccinations begin in Brazil’s hard-hit Amazonas state | Coronavirus pandemic News

COVID vaccinations begin in Brazil’s hard-hit Amazonas state | Coronavirus pandemic News

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The Brazilian city of Manaus has begun administering vaccinations against COVID-19, providing some hope as the local health system is under severe strain amid...
Coronavirus: Indonesia rolls out CoronaVac vaccines; Japan widens state of emergency

Coronavirus: Indonesia rolls out CoronaVac vaccines; Japan widens state of emergency

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Indonesia starts a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo to receive the first shot of an ambitious drive launched amid...
Lagos state deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat loses brother to COVID19

Lagos state deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat loses brother to COVID19

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The Deputy governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hamzat, has lost his half-brother Haroun Hamzat, to...
"Schools in Lagos state to remain closed indefinitely" – State Government announces

“Schools in Lagos state to remain closed indefinitely” – State Government announces

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Lagos State Government has declared that all public and private schools below tertiary level in the state will remain closed indefinitely due to the...
Call for Youth Contributions to the state of Prevention of Violent Extremism-E report in South Asia

Call for Youth Contributions to the state of Prevention of Violent Extremism-E report in...

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Peaceful countries are critical for sustainable development. For long, South Asia has witnessed different forms of violence affecting millions of lives. Though young people...
Nigerian Couple wed in casual outfits in Gombe State (photos)

Nigerian Couple wed in casual outfits in Gombe State (photos)

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A Nigerian Couple have gone viral on social media after they had a very unique...