Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 1 (ANI): With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holding the National Executive meeting in Hyderabad this weekend, the party's national president JP Nadda is expected to arrive in the Telanagana's capital on Friday. Delegates have begun arriving in Hyderabad for the BJP National Executive meeting that is scheduled to be held on July 2- 3 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre.
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 1 (ANI): In Afghanistan, nearly 500,000 families may soon become homeless as a result of the increasing pressure from the government to send internally displaced people to their origin. "Nearly 4,000 individuals have been evicted from their improvised homes just in and around Kabul," said Neil Turner, Country Director for Norwegian Refugee Council in a statement.
London [UK], July 1 (ANI): Fans around the world were in for an incredible surprise when the members of the legendary pop group ABBA reunited in public for the first time in four decades. What makes the moment even more special is the humility shown by the Swedish stalwarts, as a member of the group, Benny Andersson, tries to hail a cab in the middle of the road, right in the public eye.
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 1 (ANI): The prices of petrol in Pakistan have again risen by PKR (Pakistani rupee) 14.84 per litre, a fourth time within a month, local media said. After the recent hike, the new petrol price has been fixed at PKR 248.74 per litre, the Pakistan Finance Ministry announced.
Washington [US], July 1 (ANI): Ketanji Brown Jackson Thursday was sworn in as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, making her the nation's first black woman to serve in that role. Jackson joins the court as its 116th member at that time when the court is facing criticism from all over the world over recent decisions and the American public's low confidence in the Supreme Court.
Washington [US], June 30 (ANI): In the 21st century, mangrove forests around the world have experienced changes in ocean surface temperature, salinity, and density, according to recent research by Dr. Tom Van der Stocken of the VUB Biology Department. In the Indo-West Pacific, the main hotspot of mangrove diversity, the study revealed that changes in surface-ocean density may have an impact on the dispersal patterns of globally distributed mangrove species.
Tehran [Iran], June 30 (ANI): The Iranian foreign minister described as "positive" the latest round of talks on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal in Doha and said that the Islamic Republic and the EU will remain in contact as always over the next phase of the talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.
Geneva [Switzerland], June 30 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta is responsible for shocking violence against children caught up in the bloody aftermath of last February's coup, a top independent Human Rights Council-appointed investigator said. Addressing the UN forum, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews on Wednesday, said that he'd met youngsters who'd fled the country after suffering "irreparable harm".
Kabul [Afghanistan], June 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Afghanistan's Jirga, or grand assembly, of religious scholars and elders which opened Thursday would last for three days to discuss a variety of issues ranging from stabilizing security to strengthening national unity, the caretaker government's chief spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said.
Johannesburg [South Africa], June 30 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday announced the appointment of Thabiso Enoch Nkwe as the Director of Cricket. Enoch played professional cricket for the Lions before he was forced to early retirement due to his career-ending injury.
Toronto [Canada], June 30 (ANI): Members of Pakistan's minority groups raised several issues related to state atrocities, human rights violations, and systematic discrimination in Sindh, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These concerns were raised during a seminar hosted by the World Sindhi Congress in Toronto, Canada.
Dubai [UAE], June 30 (ANI): UAE investors have signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) worth USD 2.76 billion with India's state Odisha, after meeting with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Dubai. Odisha Government led by Honourable Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik met key UAE business groups as part of an investment roadshow aimed at promoting investment in the state's industrial sector.
Hong Kong, June 30 (ANI): With the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Hong Kong will mark the 25th anniversary of the city's transfer of sovereignty from British to Chinese rule on Friday. While attending the event today, Xi said that the future of Hong Kong will surely be brighter if "one country, two systems" is firmly upheld and implemented.
Birmingham [UK], June 30 (ANI): Pacer Jasprit Bumrah, India's captain for the fifth and final Test against England at Edgbaston termed his appointment as skipper as a "big achievement" and "big honour". The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Jasprit Bumrah as captain for the upcoming Test and Rishabh Pant as his deputy as Rohit Sharma has tested positive for COVID-19.
Tripoli [Libya], June 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Under the auspices of the United Nations (UN), a new round of High-Level Meeting on the Libya Constitutional Track concluded here on Thursday. The negotiators reported limited progress but no breakthrough, the UN Information Office said.
Moscow [Russia], June 30 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has no restrictions on the export of fertilizers or food products, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo, on Thursday. During their meeting in Kremlin, Widodo raised the issue of food security and the situation in the fertilizer market, while expressing the hope that Russia "will not extend the ban on grain exports.
Pallekele [Sri Lanka], June 30 (ANI): Ahead of the first ODI against Sri Lanka at Pallekele, Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur said captaincy comes naturally to her when she is on the field. The three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka will herald a new start for Team India.
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], June 30 (ANI): India star shuttler duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty withdrew from the ongoing Malaysia Open 2022 after Satwik suffered an injury scare. He had pulled a muscle and was still not good enough to play. With Commonwealth Games 2022 approaching, the coaches and physios advised him not to strain himself.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 30 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said that the Udaipur killing is an inhuman and dastardly act and pointed out that terrorist outfits behind this killing. The incident took place in Udaipur's Maldas area.
London [UK], June 30 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday that batter Jos Buttler has been appointed as the captain of England Men's team across both white-ball formats. He succeeds Eoin Morgan, who retired from international cricket earlier this week.