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37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations spokesperson said.

Inherited Deadline, Not A Plan: US Secretary Of State On Afghanistan Withdrawal

Sep 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Responding to Republicans in his grilling in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken defended the evacuation effort, saying it succeeded despite near insurmountable odds.


'Do Not Give Up': Americans Help Afghans In New Homeland

The Afghans who worked for Clarin's program in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2011 are eligible for the special immigrant visa as well since their salaries came from the US military.

In Rajasthan, Pak Hindu Refugee Kids, Women Take Lessons To Bridge Cultural Gaps

Aug 12, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

The school in Aanganva settlement, 25 km from Jodhpur city, is meant for helping refugee children to make the transition and blend into the Indian education system by overcoming the cultural differences and language barrier from studying in a different country.


Belarus Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya Feels Safe, Looks To Future In Poland

Tsimanouskaya said she had been apolitical before the standoff at the Tokyo Games and deliberately refrained from signing petitions challenging the authorities, fearing that would bring harm to her husband and her parents

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30 July, 2021

First US Evacuation Flight From Afghans Brings 221 Persons To New Home

Associated Press (AP)

More than 200 Afghans are expected to arrive in the United States on Friday, July 30, 2021, in the first of many planned evacuation flights for former interpreters and others as the United States finishes its nearly two-decade-long war in Afghanistan.


14 July, 2021

1,146 Migrants And Refugees Died Attempting To Reach Europe By Sea This Year

Associated Press (AP)

The Central Mediterranean route between Libya and Italy was the deadliest, claiming 741 lives.


18 June, 2021

Nearly 3 Million People Driven From Home Despite Covid-19 Crisis In 2020: UN Refugee Agency

Associated Press (AP)

In the latest Global Trends report released on Friday, UNHCR said that the cumulative total of displaced people has risen to 82.4 million


03 June, 2021

Rajasthan HC Asks Govt To Explain Why Pakistani Refugees Are Not Eligible For Covid Vaccine

Tabeenah Anjum

Hindu Singh Sodha, president of the Seemant Lok Sangathan, said that the state government has failed to act upon the high court's direction which clearly states that Pakistani migrants should not be excluded from vaccination.


27 May, 2021

No Covid Vaccine Without Aadhaar For Hindu Refugees From Pakistan

Tabeenah Anjum

Refugees who came from Pakistan to Rajasthan say that they are unable to get vaccinated against Covid because they don't have Aadhaar cards.


08 April, 2021

SC Restrains Centre From Deporting Rohingyas Detained In Jammu To Myanmar

Outlook Web Bureau

The bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was hearing a plea seeking immediate release of detained Rohingya refugees in Jammu.


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14 March, 2021

DMK Will Continue To Fight Against CAA, Says Party Chief Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

Stalin said DMK had all along opposed the CAA and he even ran a campaign in Tamil Nadu collecting one crore signatures pressing for scrapping the law.


13 March, 2021

Take Action Against Myanmar Citizens Entering India: Centre To 4 Northeast States

Outlook Web Bureau

Ever since the military took over Myanmar, as many as 16 people from the coup-crippled nation have entered India through Mizoram, officials said


04 December, 2020

Bangladesh Shifts 1,600 Rohingyas To Cyclone-Prone Island, Rights Groups Express Reservation

PTI

19 more ships were kept ready to ferry fellow refugees to the island in the next few days.


08 November, 2020

Biden Administration Likely To Provide US Citizenship To Over 500,000 Indians

PTI

A policy document says Joe Biden's presidency will reinstate DACA, remove the 'Muslim ban', increase global refugee admissions under immigration reform.


05 November, 2020

Nitish Kumar Calls Yogi Adityanath's Remark Over CAA 'Faltu Baat'

PTI

Kumar's comments came on a day when Yogi said, "Modiji has found a solution to the infiltration problem in the form of the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act)".


04 November, 2020

CAA Implementation A Priority Before Bengal Assembly Polls: Vijayvargiya

PTI

Bengal minder says that BJP is 'looking forwarding to granting citizenship to the persecuted refugees'


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22 October, 2020

President Macron Says Beheaded Teacher Was Victim Of Stupidity, Hate

PTI

Paty, 47, was murdered on Friday by an 18-year-old of Chechen origin who had become radicalized. He was in turn shot dead by police.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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