US, French, Chinese Ambassadors condole Jaitley's death

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST

The Ambassadors of the US, France, China and Germany condoled the death of former Finance Minister and veteran BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who passed away at the age of 66 after prolonged illness at the

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Modi launches RuPay card in UAE

Abu Dhabi |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the RuPay Card, an Indian indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa, in the UAE on Saturday and bought 1 kg of laddoo using the card.

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Myanmar calls for 'smooth repatriation' of Rohingya

Yangon |Saturday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Myanmar government has called on Bangladesh to adhere to the bilateral agreement for smooth repatriation of displaced persons from Rakhine state.

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Indo-Brit killed in Thai hotel fight

London |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST

An Indian-origin Briton died in a fight at a Thai hotel after telling another guest to keep the noise down as his wife and son tried to sleep, his family has said.

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'US, Taliban to sign deal in few days'

Kabul |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

A former Taliban member has said that an agreement between the US and the militant group would be finalised within the next few days.

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Huawei CFO not bargaining chip: Pompeo

Ottawa |Friday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denied that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who Washington accuses of helping the Chinese tech giant dodge American sanctions on Iran, was being detained in Canada as a

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Some NGOs impeding Rohingya repatriation: Bangladesh

Dhaka |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

The Bangladesh government has said that some non-government organisations (NGO) were impeding the progress on the start of the repatriation of Rohingya refugees from the country to Myanmar.

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Pak more unsafe, unstable, internationally weak now: PPP

Islamabad |Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

The opposition Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has issued a "white paper" on the one year performance of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government, alleging that "Pakistan is more unsafe, unstable, m

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Climate change may pose danger to Hajj pilgrims

New York |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST

Due to climate change, conditions of heat and humidity in the areas of Saudi Arabia where the Hajj takes place could worsen to the point that people start experiencing harmful health effects, research

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Florida executes serial killer who preyed on gay men

Miami |Friday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST

A serial killer who preyed on gay men along the US east coast has been executed in Florida, the media reported on Friday.

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Canadian consulate in HK halts China visits

Hong Kong |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

The Canadian consulate in Hong Kong has suspended all work travel to mainland China for its staff, days after British consulate employee was detained at the border while returning from neighbouring Sh

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US slams Pak's treatment of religious minorities

United Nations |Friday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST

The US has criticised the "persecution" of religious minorities in Pakistan by both the government and terrorists.

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