New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): After ban on firecrackers in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) in the run-up of Diwali, the traders are the ones who are facing its brunt the most. According to firecrackers businessman they are already facing huge loss because of the demonetisation and the GST rollout and now after the apex court's decision, they have been compelled to close their shops. A three-judge bench restored apex court's November 2016 order banning sale of crackers in NCR and suspended its September 2017 order - which allowed limited sale but banned imports from other states. In September's order, the apex court had modified its order and allowed limited sale of firecrackers but banned import from other states.
At a makeshift clinic a few hundred metres from a Jordanian desert border camp, tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are trapped in no man's land.
Manipur, Jan 12 (ANI): Just days after a Border Security Force (BSF) soldier cried foul in meal facilities served at his border camp, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan has posted a video crying discrimination between the facilities given to Indian Army and paramilitary forces. Constable Jeet Singh of 87 Batallion urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to look into the deplorable conditions of the force, which serves the nation with all heart and soul.
Gilgit Baltistan, Dec13: Poverty and misery is something the people of Gilgit-Baltistan have been putting up with several decades. Against the backdrop of extreme poverty, the unemployment is on the rise. Their safety is at stake. The people were protesting to demand compensation for the land taken away from them for a national highway project.
Abdelwahed Mahmud dug gullies around his tent in northern Iraq Thursday after heavy overnight rain flooded Khazir camp, the latest hardship to hit the thousands of families displaced around Mosul.
Hyderabad/ Ludhiana/ Bengaluru, Nov 14 (ANI): The Congress on Monday staged protest across the country against the decision to demonetise Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes. The protestors said demonetisation has brought misery in the life of poor, middle class and housewives. One of the protestors said the Congress Party is against black money but the manner in which Rs.1,000 and Rs.500 notes have been banned without any proper information and guidance have resulted in chaos in the country.
New York, Sep 22 (ANI): Pointing out to competition between the major powers as a potential threat to peace across Asia, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday night said that the international order established after the Second World War is passing away, but a new order is yet to emerge. He added that a new Cold War threatens to engulf Europe and the momentum in the continent towards â€˜greater unionâ€™ has already reversed. Stating that the barricades and walls are going up, especially against the tide of misery flowing out of a turbulent Middle East, Nawaz added that in many countries, intolerance has revived the ghosts of xenophobia and Islamophobia.
Angela Merkel's CDU party has suffered its second electoral blow in two weeks. As Laura Frykberg reports, to add to German Chancellor's woes the Bundesbank has warned German economic growth could slow in the third quarter.
A laser-guided smart robot is being developed in China that parks a car in under two minutes. As Stephanie McIntyre reports, it can squeeze into even the smallest and most awkward spaces with no need for a driver.
The U.N condemns Syria's refusal to deliver aid to thousands while those who have fled the fighting face a different kind of battle to survive. Paul Chapman reports.
Gale force winds, cold temperatures and snakes worsen the living conditions for migrants stuck in Greece's makeshift border camp at Idomeni. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Bengal Warriors grabbed the third semi-final spot by inflicting misery on Bengaluru Bulls 26-22 in the Pro-Kabaddi League in Mumbai.
Angry migrants near Greece's Idomeni are protesting against border controls, desperate for permission to continue their journey towards western Europe. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Video footage shows the impact of high winds hitting the Andean city of El Alto, badly damaging dozens of homes. Rough cut (no reporter narration).