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30 Jun 2018Russia News
Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin: Trump
US President Donald Trump said he planned to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia's alleged meddling in the US Presidential elections with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when he meets him in the Finnish capital Helsinki on July 16.
30 Jun 2018Donald Trump
Trump says journalists should be fearless of being violently attacked
Journalists should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job, US President Donald Trump said today, a day after the deadly newspaper office shooting in the Maryland state of the US.
29 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam
Two days ago, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) carried out drills to test their logistics, armament support capabilities and military-civilian integration, the first such exercise in Tibet since the Doklam standoff.
29 Jun 2018Telangana
Tollywood sex-racket in US: Businessman's wife demanded $2,500 for "3-hrs-2-times"
US officials have revealed a barrage of evidence against a top Telugu businessman-turned-film producer and his wife, who were allegedly running a sex-racket with young Tollywood actresses.
29 Jun 2018India
Indians' money in Swiss banks rises 50% in one year
Showing an extreme reverse trend, money held by Indians in Swiss banks increased a whopping 50.2% to Rs. 7,000cr in 2017, putting into doubt impact of the government's fight against black money.
29 Jun 2018New Jersey
US: Indian-origin man sold fake massage-training certificates to prostitution rings
An Indian-origin man in the US has pleaded guilty to selling fraudulent massage-therapy training certificates for several New Jersey parlors that engaged in prostitution.
29 Jun 2018India
Despite video proof, Pakistan denies surgical strikes calling it 'farcical'
Reacting to videos of September 2016 surgical strikes which aired on Indian news channels on Wednesday, Pakistan has once again said that no operation happened in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
29 Jun 2018Russia News
EU to extend economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months
European Union leaders agreed to extend punishing economic sanctions against Russia for six months over the conflict in Ukraine, the European Council, comprising 28 leaders, said after a summit in Brussels.
29 Jun 2018United States of America
Maryland Shooting: Five dead in 'targeted-attack' on US newspaper office
Five people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a 'targeted attack' at a newspaper office in Maryland, US.
28 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Indian Army sends back Pakistani-kid with new clothes and sweets
The Indian Army, in a display of humanity, sent back a young Pakistani child who had inadvertently crossed the border into the Indian side.
28 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan-based armed group recruits children for suicide attacks: UN report
Pakistan-based terror outfits continue to recruit children, including those from madrasas, and allegedly use them for suicide attacks, according to a UN report titled "Children and Armed Conflict" released today.
28 Jun 2018Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia investigates female anchor for 'indecent clothing' on job
In what is another show of ultra-conservative atmosphere in Saudi Arabia, a woman anchor is facing investigation for being 'indecently dressed' while reporting about decades-long driving ban on females.
28 Jun 2018Donald Trump
Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump
US President Donald Trump today said he is "most likely" to hold a summit meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Europe next month.
28 Jun 2018India
Swaraj, Pompeo agree to reschedule postponed US-India 2+2 dialogue soon
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her American counterpart Mike Pompeo have agreed to reschedule the postponed "2+2 dialogue" at a mutually convenient time and location as soon as possible.
28 Jun 2018Trump Administration
US: Postponement of 2+2 meeting with India not over trade-disputes
Despite repeated false accusations, rhetoric, and retaliatory trade policies, the US, on Wednesday, said that the postponement of the inaugural 2+2 meeting between its foreign and defense ministers with their Indian counterparts had "nothing to do with trade, sanctions or policy issues".
28 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list of Supreme Court judges
Amul Thapar, an Indian-American legal luminary, is among the 25 shortlisted judges US President Donald Trump could nominate to replace Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.
70-year-old Indian-origin woman murdered by Myanmar maid in Singapore
A 70-year-old Indian-origin woman in Singapore has been allegedly murdered at her home by a 23-year-old maid Zin Mar Nwe from Myanmar, police said.
27 Jun 2018North Korea
Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website
North Korea is carrying out rapid improvements at its Yongbyon nuclear research facility, monitoring website "38 North" said today.
27 Jun 2018Donald Trump
US-Federal-judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families within 30-days
A federal judge in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction to reunite separated parents with their children taken from them under Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.
27 Jun 2018Facebook
Porn detectors, 'gossip tax' on the cards for Uganda
In a bid to raise revenues and clamp down on 'gossip and immorality', the Ugandan government is looking to impose tax on social media use, and claims to have devices that can scan computers for pornography.
Trump admin calls retaliatory tariffs by China, India, EU unjustifiable
Retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union, China, India, Turkey, and other countries on US exports are "completely without justification" under international norms, the Trump administration said.
27 Jun 2018Twitter
Britain: Indian-origin man gets 20-months-jail for hate tweets against Muslims
Indian origin British man Rhodenne Chand was given 20-months in prison on Monday for posting hate tweets targeted at Muslims, last year, after terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's concert.
27 Jun 2018New Jersey
US states sue Trump administration, Congress remains divided
Over a dozen US states have sued the Trump administration over its decision to implement a policy that separates children of undocumented migrants from their families.
India no longer has the largest number of poor: Report
Global poverty trends are changing drastically, and it is exceptionally good news for India, a recent study points out.
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has arrived in Jerusalem on a six-day visit to Israel to strengthen cooperation in the fields of internal security, water management, and agriculture.
Trump wants people to come to US through merit-based immigration-system
US President Donald Trump today said he wants foreign workers to come to the US through a merit-based immigration system so as to meet the demands of companies that are moving into America in greater numbers.
27 Jun 2018Twitter
Internet's favorite dog can't actually perform CPR, experts say
Chances are you may have gone all 'awws' and 'OMG!' after seeing a viral video of a dog performing CPR on a fallen police officer.
27 Jun 2018North Korea
'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban
After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'
26 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Two Pak Air Force pilots killed in crash during training
Two Pakistan Air Force pilots were killed today when their training jet crashed at a Peshawar airbase during a routine mission.
UK: Sikh soccer fan racially targeted due to skin color
A Sikh football fan has been targeted in a vile and racist letter due to his "skin color" after he put up British flags on his shop window.
26 Jun 2018Hollywood
South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa succumbs to heart attack
South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa Moosa, 75, succumbed to a heart attack on Sunday after undergoing surgery.
India the "most dangerous" country for women, finds global survey
If someone needed more proof that women in this country are at high risk, an international poll has now named India the most dangerous for women.
India launches blistering attack on Pakistan at the UN
India launched a blistering attack on Pakistan at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today, reminding Pakistan that no amount of "empty rhetoric" would change the fact that Kashmir is, and will remain a part of India.
26 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Hafiz Saeed talks about Kashmir's independence, praises stone pelters
At a gathering in Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium, Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed called for violence in Kashmir, supported stone pelters and claimed the Valley will be united with Pakistan.
25 Jun 2018India
Indian students to get faster visas to study in Canada
Students from India and three other countries will get faster visas to study in Canada as it has introduced major changes in visa procedures to reduce the processing time, according to Canadian immigration authority.
25 Jun 2018Boko Haram
Nigeria: 86 killed in herder-farmer violence; President calls for calm
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm after 86 people were killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in the restive center of the country.
25 Jun 2018H-1B Visa
Aruna Miller, second Indian-American in line to become US Congresswoman
Indian-American Aruna Miller, seeking to enter the US House of Representatives from a Congressional seat in Maryland, has emerged as one of the top fundraisers, days ahead of the Democratic primary.
25 Jun 2018Turkey
Turkey Presidential election: Erdogan claims outright victory in first round
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won tightly-contested presidential polls after securing outright victory in the first round, the election authority said, tightening his grip on the nation he has ruled for 15 years.
25 Jun 2018Canada
Canada streamlines student visa process for Indians
With the number of Indian students opting for higher studies in Canada on the rise, the Canadian government has introduced a faster, more streamlined visa processing mechanism for Indians to shorten the visa application queue.
25 Jun 2018Mali
Mali: 32 Fulanis killed, 10 missing in traditional hunters' attack
At least 32 Fulani civilians, including children, were killed and ten are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by traditional hunters, as the government said 16 bodies had been found.