Watch: Chair Left Empty For Jailed Iranian Activist At Nobel Prize Ceremony

Imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Narges Mohammadi denounced Sunday a “tyrannical and anti-women religious” government in Iran, in a speech delivered by her children who accepted the award in her absence. “The Iranian people will dismantle obstruction and despotism through their persistence,” Mohammadi said in the speech. “Have no doubt — this is certain,” she…

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Kashi Vishwanath Dham Witnesses Record 13 Crore Devotees In 2 Years

The Yogi government’s unwavering commitment to enhancing accessibility and amenities for devotees at Kashi Vishwanath Dham has resulted in a remarkable surge in visitor numbers, with over 13 crore devotees, including 16,000 international visitors, thronging the sacred site in the last two years. Sunil Verma, Chief Executive Officer of Kashi Vishwanath Dham and Special Area…

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Hong Kong’s 1st “Patriots Only” Elections Record Lowest-Ever Turnout

Hong Kong’s first “patriots only” district council elections saw a turnout of 27.5 per cent, the government said Monday, a record-low number for a race that had shut out all opposition candidates. The city last held district council elections at the peak of huge, sometimes violent, democracy protests in 2019, recording a historic-high 71 per…

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Tamil Nadu Allocates Over 1 Crore To Clean Schools In Cyclone-Hit Areas

In a swift response to the aftermath of Cyclone Michaung, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has allocated a sum of one crore and 90 lakh rupees for the cleaning work of schools in the cyclone-ravaged districts of Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, and Thiruvallur. With the receding floodwaters, the state government is actively engaged in relief…

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Milei Swears In As Argentina’s President, Warns Of “Shock Treatment” For Economy

Argentina’s President Javier Milei took office Sunday with a stark warning to citizens to brace themselves for painful austerity measures as he seeks to cut spending and curb triple-digit inflation, all with empty coffers. The 53-year-old libertarian addressed thousands of supporters from the steps of Congress, who waved flags and chanted “freedom!” and “chainsaw!” in…

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