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  • Janmashtami being celebrated in Bangladesh

    Dhaka, The festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gusto across Bangladesh on Friday. It is believed that on this day Lord Krishna was born to Devaki and Vasudeva in a prison in Mathura,UP in a king Kansa's kingdom to...

  • Modi-Macron call for halting cross-border movement of terrorists including Jaish

    Paris,India and France has called upon all countries to work together for rooting out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupting terrorist networks and their financing channels. In a joint statement after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel...

  • PM's UAE visit to further embolden UAE-India ties

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday evening to give fillip to existing strong bilateral relations between New Delhi and Abu Dhabi. This is his second leg of his visit. This would be his third visit to UAE in the last four years. The prime...

  • Trump orders elimination of student loan debt for disabled military veterans

    Washington, US President Donald Trump signed a memorandum to eliminate all federal student loan debt accumulated by 25,000 disabled military veterans, saying it's the nation who owes them instead for their service. 'The Secretary of Education is hereby directed to develop as soon as...

  • Dr Jaishakar calls on Nepal President

    Kathmandu, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday paid a courtesy call on President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas here. Dr Jaishankar on Wednesday arrived here to co-chair the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission. Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar...

  • Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she refuses to sell Greenland

    Washington/: US President Donald Trump said he had postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen because of her reluctance to discuss the sale of Greenland, the world's largest island in the Arctic. 'Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on...

  • Dr Jaishakar arrives Nepal to co-chair Nepal-India Joint Commission meet

    Kathmandu, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday arrived here to co-chair the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission. Foreign Secretary of Nepal Shankar Das Bairagi and Ambassador of Nepal to India Nilamber Acharya welcomed him. Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep...

  • Malaysia restricts Zakir Naik from delivering public talks

    Kuala Lumpur: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been barred from delivering public talks in every state in Malaysia by the police, a senior official said on Tuesday. 'Yes. Such an order has been given to all police contingents, and this was done in the interest of national security and to...

  • Trump, Khan discuss Kashmir on phone: White House

    Washington, US President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, during a phone conversation, discussed the need to reduce tensions over the Kashmir issue, the White House said in a statement on Monday. 'Trump spoke by telephone with Prime Minister Imran Khan today to discuss...

  • Zakir Naik not allowed to participate in 'racial politics': Malaysian PM Mahathir

    Kuala Lumpur, Two days after Malaysian government has said that Zakir Naik's Permanent Resident status may be revoked, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad on Sunday said that the controversial preacher was indulging in 'politics' and not mere religious preaching. 'Religious teachers can...

  • Afghanistan backs India on Kashmir, flays Pak

    Kabul, Days after Pakistan was thwarted at UN stage, it's northern neighbour Afghanistan on Monday lashed out at Pak's US envoy for making 'reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible statements' on the Afghan peace process. Reacting to the statement of Pakistan Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan...

  • At least 20 killed in fuel truck explosion in west Uganda

    Kampala, At least 20 people were killed and dozen of others injured as a fuel tanker caught fire in western Uganda, local media reported on Monday. According to the police, the fuel tanker caught fire in western Ruburizi district of Uganda when it was on its way from Kenya to Democratic...

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