Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (left) and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten shake hands before the First Leaders forum at the Seven West Media Studios in Perth, Australia, on April 29, 2019. File/Reuters
Opposition leader Bill Shorten had earlier conceded defeat as the coalition came close to a majority in the 151-seat House of Representatives
More than 100 million people across seven states are eligible to vote in the sixth phase of the 39-day-long poll, which Modi began on April 11 as front-runner after an escalation of tension with neighbouring Pakistan.
Australia’s opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend’s national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo voters with his promise of economic stability.
Deep budget cuts to education and rising poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could force at least 9.7 million children out of school forever by the end of this year, with millions more falling behind in learning, according to the Save the Children organization,
In today’s world of smartphones and gadgets, children are losing interest in learning and writing, devoting most of their time to surfing the internet. Even young school children these days fiddle around with their pods,
The Supreme Court needs to rule without delay on the constitutional validity of the Centre’s action in creating a trust which bears the Prime Minister’s name but is outside the government’s financial system to raise and disburse money for disaster relief.
When China passed its new Hong Kong security law on June 30, officials said it would affect only “extremely few criminals.” Less than two weeks later, it’s clear Beijing is trying to wipe away signs of the city’s protest movement from the streets.