April 13, 2021 06:16 (IST)
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India surpasses Brazil with 1.35 crore overall cases of Covid-19 | Kerala's vaccine stocks will last only three more days: CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Centre | Haryana govt imposes night curfew amid steep rise in Covid cases | Bengal polls: ECI bans Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours starting 8 pm tonight | Sushil Chandra to take over as new Chief Election Commissioner from tomorrow

Swiss government calls on voters to reject burqa, niqab ban in upcoming referendum

Bern/Sputnik: The Swiss government on Tuesday urged the country's voters to reject a proposal to ban full facial coverings, such as the Islamic burqa and niqab, in an upcoming March referendum.

Switzerland raises concerns on treatment of Tibetans in China during political dialogue

Geneva: Switzerland’s State Secretary Krystyna Marty in a political dialogue via videoconference with China’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Qin Gang recently expressed concern over the human rights violations in China and the treatment meted out to Tibetans.