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US govt shutdown ends after President Donald Trump signs funding bill

US govt shutdown ends after President Donald Trump signs funding bill

Ending the 3-day long government shutdown which had aroused after the funding deadlock to the US government, the United States President Donald Trump has signed the funding bill to end....

Spanish top court rejects European arrest warrant against former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Spanish top court rejects European arrest warrant against former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Spanish Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena on Monday rejected a request by the Spanish state prosecutor's office for a European arrest warrant for exiled former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. Puigdemont....

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Swiss President Alain Berset

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Swiss President Alain Berset

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a bilateral meeting with Swiss President Alain Berset ahead of this year's World Economic Forum 2018. Berset greeted Modi with a warm handshake....

Apple joins hands with Malala Fund to empower girls education

Apple joins hands with Malala Fund to empower girl education

Aiming to empower girl education in India and other countries, Apple on Monday announced support for the Malala Fund, led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, which is focused....

US President Donald Trump imitates PM Modi with phony Indian accent

US President Donald Trump imitates PM Modi with phony Indian accent

A Washington Post report that US President Donald Trump imitated the accent of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a private conversation about Afghanistan has set Twitter aflutter. Someone identified....

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hails EU as true partner and friend, calls to recognise Palestine

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hails EU as true partner and friend, calls to recognise Palestine

Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called on EU states to swiftly recognise the state of Palestine amid an international uproar sparked by the US administration's recognition of Jerusalem....

Australian universities advocates relaxation in norms for Indian students

Australian universities advocates relaxation in norms for Indian students

The Group of Eight (Go8), which comprises Australia's eight research universities, has advocated relaxed visa norms between Australia and India for students seeking to do Ph.D. in either country.  In....

US to open embassy in Jerusalem before 2019 end: Mike Pence

US to open embassy in Jerusalem before 2019 end: Mike Pence

The US will open its embassy in Jerusalem "before the end of next year", US Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday in the Israeli Parliament, where he reiterated the....

US Vice President Mike Pence in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in 'Israel's capital'

US Vice President Mike Pence in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in 'Israel's capital'

US Vice President Mike Pence referred to Jerusalem as Israel's capital as he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday and said it was an "honour" to be there.....

Edward Snowden tears into Aadhaar once again; backs former RAW chief's written onslaught

Edward Snowden tears into Aadhaar once again; backs former RAW chief's written onslaught

Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official, Edward Snowden has once again decried the widespread implementation of Aadhaar Card in India. Earlier in January, Snowden condemned the Aadhaar claiming its result....

Enemy Property Act leaves China perplexed as Centre plans on auctioning Chinese properties

Enemy Property Act leaves China perplexed as Centre plans on auctioning Chinese properties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has left China in a vexed state after the Centre passed an amendment in Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Act. The 49-year-old....

US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of new vote

US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of new vote

US senators are attempting to agree on a bill to fund the government, which is in its second day of shutdown. However Democratic and Republican senators have so far largely....

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis joins PM Modi at Davos WEF summit

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis joins PM Modi at Davos WEF summit

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday left for Davos to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will take part in the 48th annual summit of the World Economic Forum....

Apple announces support to Malala Fund to empower girls in India, world

Apple announces support to Malala Fund to empower girls in India, world

Apple on Monday announced to support The Malala Fund, led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, which is focused on advocating every girl's right to 12 years of free,....

Hawaiians flood Pornhub to ‘de-stress’ after agencies call-off ballistic missile threat

False alarm! Hawaiians flood Pornhub to ‘de-stress’ after agencies call-off ballistic missile threat

Over 1.5 million people were left in a pure panic after they suddenly received a ballistic missile threat from the authorities. However, the threat was later termed to be a....

Turkish airstrikes, shelling in Syria kill 18 civilians

Turkish airstrikes, shelling in Syria kill 18 civilians

At least 18 civilians have been killed in the Turkish military campaign against Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin enclave in northern Syria, a monitor group has reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human....

US needs to rebuild trust on two-state solution: King Abdullah II of Jordan

US needs to rebuild trust on two-state solution: King Abdullah II of Jordan

King Abdullah II of Jordan has said the US needs to rebuild trust to achieve the two-state solution that entails creating an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its....

Looking forward to share vision of India's engagement with world: PM Modi

Looking forward to sharing vision of India's engagement with world: PM Modi

Ahead of his visit to Davos in Switzerland on Monday for the World Economic Forum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he looked forward to sharing his vision....

Pakistan summons Indian envoy JP Singh over 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' along LoC

Pakistan summons Indian envoy JP Singh over 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' along LoC

Pakistan on Sunday again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India along the Line of Control, which it said had killed two civilians....

Women's March in US on first anniversary of Donald Trump administration

Women's March in US on first anniversary of Donald Trump administration

A year after millions of people turned out for the Women's March and took to the streets en masse to protest President Trump's inauguration, demonstrators gathered in cities across the....

In first year, US President Donald Trump firms up ties with India

In first year, US President Donald Trump firms up ties with India

As an upstart candidate aiming for the highest office in the United States, Donald Trump promised an election rally of Indians that they "will have a true friend in the....

UN chief warns against hatred on commemorating day of Holocaust victims

UN chief warns against hatred on commemorating day of Holocaust victims

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned against all forms of hate at a ceremony marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. In his....

10 killed after gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

10 killed after gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

Terrorists stormed the upscale Intercontinental Hotel here, triggering heavy fighting with security forces that ended on Sunday leaving 10 persons including all four attackers dead, authorities said. Seven others were....

In first year, US Prsident Donald Trump firms up ties with India

In first year, US Prsident Donald Trump firms up ties with India

As an upstart candidate aiming for the highest office in the United States, Donald Trump promised an election rally of Indians that they "will have a true friend in the....

Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation process

Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation process

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Saturday asked for guarantees that their safety and security would be protected and that they would be granted Myanmar citizenship before being repatriated to Rakhine....

On first anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, US faces shut down

On first anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, US faces shut down

The US government began shutting down on Saturday, putting thousands of workers on unpaid leave, after the Senate failed to pass a stopgap budget. The shutdown marked the first anniversary....

Donald Trump's first year in office: US President 'most unpopular' in American history, says poll

Donald Trump's first year in office: US President 'most unpopular' in American history, says poll

US President Donald Trump ended his first year in office more unpopular than any President in modern history, various polls have said. A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released....

Viral ! This is how Twitter reacted when a US senator removed his unvisible glasses

Viral! US senator removes his 'invisible' glasses, Twitterati can't stop laughing

The ambience was quite tense during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen. But a few moments later, it turned into a comedy show when the US....

2 key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape and murder arrested

2 key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape and murder arrested

Two people have been arrested in connection with the rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab in Pakistan, with police terming it an important development in the search of suspect(s)....

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in United Nations Security Council debate

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in United Nations Security Council debate

At a high-level Security Council meeting, Pakistan has raised the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Islamabad has accused of being an Indian spy and given him a death sentence. "Those who....