Indian-American appointed as Deputy Assistant in US

Guwahati/14th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Indian-American Raj Shah was appointed as the Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, said the White House. The 32 years old was also appointed as the Principal Deputy Press Secretary. Earlier Shah used to serve as Deputy Communications Director. Nominations of Shah’s came days after Trump decided to appoint Manisha Singh, Indian-American as the Assistant

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Singapore gets first woman President

Guwahati/13th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Halimah Yacob became the first ever woman President of Singapore on Wednesday. She was the only candidate who met the requirement for the presidential election. A 63-year-old Muslim Yacob a daughter of a Muslim Indian-origin father and a Malay mother. Yacob to take oath on Thursday as the oath ceremony to be held at presidential residence and office in

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Japan Prime Minister to visit India for 12th India-Japan Annual Summit

Guwahati/11th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have a two days visit to India of September 13. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Abe to India as both the leaders will address the 12th India-Japan Annual Summit to be held at Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat on September 13-14. This will be the fourth annual summit that

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Bangladesh faces policy predicament with Myanmar over Rohingya issue.

Guwahati/ 10th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Bangladesh is facing a policy predicament over the issue of influx of Rohingya refugees from the neighbouring Myanmar in recent days. Referring to the August 25 attacks on Myanmar security camps by insurgents, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently said: “Bangladesh never supported such kind of acts. But the way the Myanmar government is reacting is

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Suicide bomb kills three in Somalia

Guwahati/9th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least three people were killed and four were seriously injured after a suicide blast at Baidoa in Somalia on Friday. The incident took at a restaurant as the militants attacked the innocent civilians after they failed to attack the security forces. The rescue operation is conducted by the officials as the injured were immediately admitted to the

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Death toll rise to 58 in Mexico quake

Guwahati/9th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Death toll rises to 58 after a powerful earthquake hits the Mexico’s Pacific coast on Thursday night. The quake measures 8.2 magnitudes as the quake hits at around 12.49am at 120 km off the Pacific Coast in the southwest of Tres Picos in Mexico, said US Geological Survey. Rescue officials were searching for people who got buried after

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Six died in earthquake in Mexico, Guatemala

Guwahati/8th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least six people were killed in powerful earthquakes at Mexico and Guatemala, respectively on Friday. Quake measures 8.1in Mexico and 7.3 in Guatemala. Three people were killed in the city of San Cristobal due to collapse of house. Two children were killed in the state of Tabasco, said Mexico’s Interior Ministry officials. The quake hits at around 12.49am

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Indian teen set record of being youngest pilot

Guwahati/7th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): A 14-year-old Indian-origin teen recorded of becoming the youngest pilot to fly a single-engine aircraft. Mansour Anis currently a student of ninth standard in Delhi Private School in Sharjah, UAE will fly an aircraft as he received a certificate from an AAA aviation academy in Canada last week for his first solo flight, source added. Anis takes

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164 killed due to heavy rain in Pakistan

Guwahati/7th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least 164 people were killed and more than 165 people were injured due to heavy rains in June across Pakistan, said weather officials. The worst monsoon hits with 38 fatalities in the Sindh and Punjab provinces as the country’s National Disaster Management Authority said on Wednesday. As monsoon hits Pakistan every year of June and continuous

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India, Japan condemn N Korea’s nuclear test

Guwahati/6th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): India and Japan together condemn North Korea for nuclear test on September 3 said in a joint statement released after India-Japan Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue on Wednesday. In the two days talk between Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera held on September 5-6 at Tokyo in Japan. Both the minister exchanges views and tightly

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