FGN18 UK-MINORITIES-DIVERSITY-COINS Rishi Sunak considers ethnic minority figures on UK coins London: UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering a proposal for influential ethnic minority figures to be featured on a set of UK coins to celebrate Britain’s diversity.
FGN6 UN-AFGHAN-PAK-FORCES Afghanistan writes to UNSC over 'violations' of its territory by Pak forces United Nations: Afghanistan has written to the UN Security Council over continued “violations” of its territory by Pakistani military forces and said it will ask the 15-nation UN body to take necessary measures and actions to end them if the situation is not de-escalated bilaterally.
FGN17 VIRUS-AUS-MIGRATION-INDIANS Australia's migration intake to fall by over 2 lakh due to COVID-19; Indians affected Melbourne: Australia's migration intake will drop significantly to 31,000 in 2020-21 from 232,000 in 2018-19 due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, impacting thousands of Indians planning to emigrate to this country.
FGN11 UK-QUEEN-INDIA-REPATRIATION Kolkata consular official briefs Queen on COVID-19 repatriation London: Queen Elizabeth II heard at length from a Kolkata-based Indian consular officer at a British Deputy High Commission about the close collaboration between the UK and India during the repatriation efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
FGN8 UN-PAK-TERROR-REPORT Pakistanis head terror groups ISIL-K, AQIS, TTP; not yet blacklisted: UN report By Yoshita Singh United Nations: Pakistani nationals remain at the leadership levels in terror groups such as al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant - Khorasan and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, and many of them are yet to be blacklisted, according to a UN report.
FGN15 VIRUS-LANKA-POLLS Sri Lanka to conduct advance polling for people under quarantine Colombo: Sri Lanka has set July 31 as the date for advance voting for persons under quarantine, National Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said on Sunday ahead of the August 5 vote.
FGN25 CHINA-US-2NDLD CONSULATE Police corral crowds as movers leave US Consulate in China Chengdu: Moving trucks and vehicles with diplomatic plates pulled out of a US Consulate in southwest China on Sunday, as its impending closure over rising bilateral tensions drew a steady stream of onlookers for the second straight day.
FGN23 DUBAI-INDIAN-SENTENCE Indian man sentenced to life for stabbing wife to death in Dubai Dubai: A 44-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to life for stabbing his wife to death in broad daylight at the parking lot of her office in Dubai after suspecting infidelity, according to a media report on Sunday. PTI TEAM NSA NSA