Crisis

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha writes to CM Mamata Banerjee, requests dialogue on Darjeeling crisis

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha writes to CM Mamata Banerjee, requests dialogue on Darjeeling crisis

The Darjeeling hills have been on the boil for over two months with an indefinite shutdown called by the GJM continuing since June 12 to press for a separate state of Gorkhaland.

Aug 24, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Force won't solve Myanmar's Rohingya crisis: Annan panel

Force won't solve Myanmar's Rohingya crisis: Annan panel

The treatment of approximately 1.1 million Rohingya has emerged as majority Buddhist Myanmar`s most contentious human rights issue as it makes a transition from decades of harsh military rule.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

In announcing its decision, Qatar did not mention the diplomatic crisis roiling Gulf Arab nations since June, when Qatar found its land, sea and air routes cut off by its neighbors over Doha's policies across the Mideast.

 

Aug 24, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Australia Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce caught in dual citizenship crisis

Australia does not allow dual citizens to sit in Parliament, meaning Joyce`s revelation that he possibly holds New Zealand citizenship has major implications for the government.

Aug 14, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

Qatar refuses to 'outsource foreign policy' in Gulf crisis

They have sealed the emirate's only land border, ordered its citizens to leave, and closed their airspace and waters to Qatari flights and shipping.

Jul 28, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
#WorldBloodDonorDay: What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.

#WorldBloodDonorDay: What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.

This year, the World Health organisation (WHO) is emphasising on blood donation in emergencies. Becuase no-one knows when disaster will strike. But every disaster has victims, and many victims need blood. 

Jun 14, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

European government put 10 more people under sanctions over the crisis in Syria

European governments put 10 more people under sanctions over the crisis in Syria, targeting high-ranking military officials and senior figures linked to President Bashar al-Assad, the bloc said in a statement on Thursday.

Oct 27, 2016, 19:24 PM IST
Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

Superheroes swoop in to a Venezuela in crisis

Superheroes, wizards and Jedi Knights have descended on the Venezuelan capital.

Jul 20, 2016, 10:35 AM IST
Less stars in industry a crisis, says Karan Johar

Less stars in industry a crisis, says Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar terms the minimal number of stars in the film industry as a "crisis" and hopes that the country starts loving more and more stars very soon.

Jul 12, 2016, 09:39 AM IST