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Modi-Putin meet begins at Hyderabad House in Delhi

The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin for the 21st India- Russia Annual Summit has begun at the Hyderabad House here on Monday. This is....

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India, Russia sign deal for procurement of over 6 lakh AK-203 assault rifles

India and Russia on Monday signed the agreements for the procurement of 6,01,427 7.63x39mm assault rifles AK-203 through Indo-Russia Rifles Pvt Ltd, under the military-technical cooperation arrangement for 2021-31. This....

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US likely to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

The Biden administration is expected to announce this week that no US government officials will attend the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, implementing a diplomatic boycott of the games, CNN....

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Vladimir Putin to arrive in India today, hold summit with PM Modi

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to arrive in India today to hold the 21st annual India-Russia summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This will be the first in-person meeting....

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After govt warning, Musk-led Starlink to apply for India license

Starlink, the satellite internet division of billionaire Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX, will apply for a commercial license to provide broadband and other services in India early next year, its....

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124 arrested so far in connection with Sialkot mob lynching

As many as 124 people have been arrested so far in Sialkot after a mob of factory workers and others lynched a Sri Lankan export manager of a factory and....

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Consequences of China’s growing capabilities are particularly profound, says Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister (EAM), S Jaishankar while addressing the 5th Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) 2021 emphasized a number of significant geopolitical issues including the emergence of China and caution in....

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Major milestones expected during Putin’s India visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to arrive in the national capital here on Monday for the 21st India-Russia Annual Summit. This will be the first face-to-face meeting between Putin....

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UK tribunal on Uyghur genocide claims to deliver verdict next week

The independent UK-based panel, "Uyghur Tribunal," probing human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province will deliver its final judgement on December 09. According to the tribunal's website, the judgement will....

Imran Khan

“Day of shame for Pakistan,” says Imran Khan as Sri Lankan man lynched

After the lynching of a Sri Lankan man in Pakistan's Sialkot over alleged blasphemy, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he would personally oversee an investigation into "the horrific....

Beijing Olympics

Lithuania confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Lithuania on Friday confirmed diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics amid concerns over the human rights situation in China. "Lithuania confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Olympics. President @GitanasNauseda....

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India, Russia to ink secret deals, says top Putin aide ahead of bilateral summit

Russia and India will sign 10 bilateral agreements in various areas including some semi-confidential ones following the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said....

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US, EU on same page to counter China’s influence in Indo-Pacific, says senior US official

The United States and the European Union are increasingly on the same page in countering China's growing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region, said US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman....

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Elon Musk mocks Twitter top brass with ‘purge’ meme

Tesla CEO Elon Musk used his Twitter handle to mock Twitter's new CEO, Parag Agrawal, by posting a photoshopped picture equating Parag to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. Twitter's former CEO....

Twitter

Twitter shuts propaganda accounts in six nations; Over 2,000 Chinese accounts deleted

Twitter on Thursday said it had shut down nearly 3,500 accounts that were posting pro-government propaganda in six countries, the majority of which were from China. "We removed a network....

Peng Shuai

ATP urges for ‘communication’ between Peng Shuai and WTA after suspension of tennis tournaments in China

ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi on Thursday issued a statement regarding the Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai situation and urged for a line of open direct communication between the player and....

China

China weaponised trade, difficult to see it as trusted partner: Aus Envoy

Highlighting that India has a unique opportunity to stay ahead in terms of trade, Australian Prime Minister's Special Trade Envoy Tony Abbott on Friday said that China has weaponised trade....

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Climate envoy Kerry says China, India, Russia must do more to tackle warming

China, India, Russia, and Japan, among the world's largest emitters, must "really step up" and begin to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change....

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China propaganda on Covid: FB removes China-based network pushing Covid-19 misinformation

Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc claimed on Wednesday that it had deactivated accounts used by a Chinese-based influence operation that supported statements made by a bogus "Swiss biologist" claiming the....

Peng Shuai

WTA suspends all tournaments in China after ‘serious doubts’ over Peng Shuai’s safety

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has announced that it would suspend all tournaments in China as the body is concerned about the safety of Peng Shuai. Over the course of....

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US calls for greater cooperation with its allies to counter Chinese threat in Indo-Pacific region

In a bid to promote peace in the Indo-Pacific region, the US on Monday (local time) called for additional cooperation with its allies to deter potential military aggression by China.....

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India offers support to Africa to fight Omicron variant of COVID-19

Expressing solidarity with the countries, particularly in Africa, which are affected by the Omicron variant of coronavirus, India on Monday said it stands ready to supply Made-in India vaccines, essential....

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'Twitter is ready to move on': Indian-origin Parag Agrawal to replace Jack Dorsey

Twitter chief technology officer (CTO), Parag Agrawal, is due to replace Jack Dorsey as Chief executive officer (CEO), the company announced on Monday. "Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) today announced that....

Metaverse

Taj Mahal, Golden Temple on sale: Next fraud waiting to happen?

In a shocking development, Taj Mahal and Golden Temple among many other monumental and popular tourist spots around the world have been put on sale. As the world rushes towards....

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India joins Russia to back Beijing Olympics 2022

Amid global calls to boycott Beijing Olympics 2022, India has come out in support of China, along with Russia, to host the international sporting event. Addressing the virtual meeting of....

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Taiwan denounces China for taking retaliatory measures against countries forging ties with Taipei

Taiwan on Sunday denounced China for taking retaliatory measures against countries that seek to develop ties with Taipei. The remarks came in a statement from the Mainland Affair Council following....

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China forcing migration of Uyghur Muslims from Xinjiang, says report

  China is forcing the migration of the Uyghurs from their homeland in Xinjiang province to other parts of the country, according to a new report, which details the poor....

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EU will not recognise Taliban regime, says European Commission President

  The European Union will not recognise the Taliban regime, imposed through violence, said European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen on Saturday. EU's President, in a statement, said, "European Union....

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China making inroads in Africa: Uganda risks losing its only international airport

  Uganda might soon join the list of countries that have fallen prey to the infamous Chinese debt trap strategy. The country risks losing its only international airport, the Entebbe....

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In a bizarre bid to fight Islamophobia, Canadian school board censors ISIS survivor

  A school board in Canada has cancelled an event with ISIS survivor Nadia Murad, claiming that her presentation will offend Muslims and encourage "Islamophobia." Murad would discuss her book The....

India-Russia 2+2 dialogue on political, defence issues on Dec 6

  The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Friday said that the agenda for the "two plus two" format dialogue between India and the Russian Federation, which....

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WHO designates new COVID-19 strain 'Omicron' as 'variant of concern'

  The World Health Organisation on Friday alarmed the siren among countries after a new variant of COVID-19 has been classified in South Africa, the Swiss Federal Office of Public....

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US lawmakers introduce bill to help Taiwan expand ties as tensions with China spike

  Amid the deteriorating relations between Washington and Beijing, two US lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill earlier this week, which seeks to help Taiwan develop ties with other countries amid....

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EAM Jaishankar to chair trilateral meet with Russian, Chinese foreign ministers

  External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Friday will chair the 18th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India, and China (RIC). The meeting will be held in the....

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China opposes CDS Rawat's remark calling it India's biggest security threat

  China on Thursday accused India of instigating a "geopolitical confrontation" after the chief of defence staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat's termed China as India's biggest security threat. China's Defense Ministry voiced....

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UK suspends flights to six African countries as new COVID variant emerges

  UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid on Thursday announced a temporary suspension of flights from six countries after reports emerged that a new COVID variant with more than 30 mutations....

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More Taiwan names on Beijing blacklist to be released, reveals office of Taiwan

As part of its stated objective to increase pressure on such firms and people, Beijing would reveal more names of those it believes are criminally liable for supporting "Taiwan independence."....

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Closely monitoring defence cooperation between China, Pak: Admiral Karambir Singh

  Indian Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Thursday said that the navy is closely monitoring defence cooperation between China and Pakistan. Chief of Naval Staff was addressing an event at....

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Forum for Democracy discusses China’s goal of dominating the world by mid-21st century

London-based NGO The Democracy Forum (TDF) at a virtual panel discussed China's goal of controlling the world by the mid-21st century, titled 'Cold war or confrontation? Understanding China's global ambitions. The....

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Biden calls on world leaders: Taiwan invited, China not

US President Joe Biden has invited 110 countries to a virtual summit on democracy on December 9-10, excluding China, Turkey, and Russia, according to a list posted on the State....

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US vs China supersonic missile: How to curtail new arms race?

According to US Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David Thompson, the US is not as advanced in hypersonic technology as Russia or China. "We are not as advanced as the....

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New video exposes Xinjiang's Uyghur detention camps

Fresh evidence has emerged against China showing surveillance, intimidation, and harassment of members of the Uyghur Muslim minority community at concentration camps in China's Xinjiang region. A 20-minute video shot by....

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IOC vs WTA over Peng Shuai: WTA CEO calls new video 'insufficient' evidence

Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Chairman and CEO, Steve Simon feels the "new" video of China's tennis player Peng Shuai is "insufficient" to conclude whether the athlete is safe and secure.....

Imran Khan

Pak allows passage of 50,000 MT wheat offered by India to Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday allowed passage to 50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of wheat, that India has offered to provide Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance, to go through Pakistan.....

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Audio clip of ex-Pak chief justice surfaces; "institutions" wanted Sharifs in jail

  Ahmed Noorani, a Pakistani journalist with Fact Focus, has shared an audio clip of a purported phone conversation between former Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and a judge....

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Protests against Chinese influence in Balochistan's Gwadar rock the region

  Thousands of people have been protesting and staging a sit-in against the unnecessary check posts and Chinese fishing trawlers in the Gwadar district of Balochistan province. According to Express Tribune,....

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Peng Shuai speaks with IOC chief: Another cover up by China?

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai on Sunday said she was safe in Beijing during a video conference with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief, the organisation said, amid international concerns....

Taliban

New Taliban edict targets 'immoral' Afghan TV shows featuring women

In yet another setback for women's rights in Afghanistan, the Taliban on Sunday ordered television channels to stop airing shows featuring women artists and said female scribes must wear hijabs....

Peng Shuai

France warns China of diplomatic consequences over tennis star Peng Shuai's safety concerns

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday France will take diplomatic measures against China if tennis player Peng Shuai, who has disappeared from the public after accusing former....

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Hindu minor boy sexually assaulted and killed in Pakistan

An 11-year-old Hindu child was sexually abused and brutally murdered in Pakistan's Sindh region. The boy went missing on Friday evening, and his corpse was discovered in an abandoned house....

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China downgrades ties with Lithuania amid Taiwan mission crisis

China has downgraded diplomatic ties with Lithuania to the level of charge d'affaires after Taiwan opened a representative office in the Baltic state's capital Vilnius. "In the light of the destruction....

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US manages to halt construction of secret Chinese port project in UAE

  The Biden administration has managed to halt the construction of a secret development inside of a Chinese shipping port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of the US's....

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UK 'must try to engage' with 'Islamic Emirate' in Afghanistan: Boris Johnson

  Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that Britain must engage with the current Taliban government to tackle the existing crisis in....

Peng Shuai

US expresses concern for missing Chinese tennis star, asks China to provide whereabouts

  The US administration is "deeply concerned" by the reports that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai appears to be missing after accusing a former PRC official of sexual assaults, said....

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After US, UK considering diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics: Reports

  Days after US President Joe Biden's announcement on the boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he is also considering the....

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WTO needs to reassess its ways, says Piyush Goyal

  Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the World Trade Organization (WTO) needs to reassess the way it has been conducting its affairs, informed the....

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Pak passes bill to give Kulbhushan Jadhav right to appeal against conviction

The Pakistan Parliament, in a joint sitting on Wednesday, passed a bill that will give Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to appeal against his conviction. The International Court of....

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Technology, data are becoming new weapons in Digital Age, says PM Modi

Underlining the impact of the Digital Age, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said "we are in a time of change" that happens once in an era, where technology and....

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UK govt wary of Pandora's box containing letters from Mountbatten

  The First-Tier Tribunal appeal, headed by Judge Sophie Buckley, is all set to hold a hearing until Friday to determine the fate of certain censored parts of the diaries....

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Chinese aggression grows, deploys long-range bomber near LAC

In another act of aggression towards India, China has reportedly deployed bomber aircraft close to the LAC. According to a South China Morning Post(SCMP) report, the People's Liberation Army has deployed....

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India-France meet: Islamic terror, Afghanistan on focus

  In a counter-terrorism meeting in Paris, India and France on Tuesday shared their assessment of the evolution of the terrorist threat on their respective territories and in their regional....

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India slams Pak at UNSC, calls for end of illegal occupation in J&K

  Underlining that Pakistan has misused platforms provided by the UN to propagate falls and malicious propaganda against New Delhi, India at United Nations Security Council slammed Islamabad for raking....

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All countries have to play by same rules: Biden at virtual summit with Xi

  The United States will always insist on its values, the rules are universal and countries must follow them, US President Joe Biden said at the start of the highly....

Peng Shuai

Peng exposes #CCPSexualPredator: WTA seeks fair probe

  The WTA demanded on Sunday that the Chinese government investigate sexual assault allegations made by Peng Shuai against a former Chinese vice premier, as well as, an end to....

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First Biden-Xi meet: Key issues to be discussed

The high-stakes meeting between US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be held virtually on Monday (local time), the first-ever interaction between the two leaders since the....

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Russia starts supplying S-400 air defence missile systems to India

In a major boost to Indian capabilities to take out enemy fighter aircraft and cruise missiles at long range, Russia has started supplying the S-400 Triumf air defence missile system....

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COP26 agrees to phase down: Time #RealClimateVillains wake up?

COP26 concluded on Saturday after two weeks of negotiations between 200 nations on climate change and what needs to be done to control the damage. After a series of negotiations,....

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Ahead of Xi-Biden summit, US expresses concern over Taiwan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has expressed concerns over China's approach to Taiwan to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, also calling for measures to ensure global energy supply, ahead....

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White House: Biden won't hold back concerns US has with China

  US President Joe Biden will hold a virtual summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday evening and the two leaders will confront tensions. Commenting on whether Monday's meeting....

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Facebook whistleblower concerned over Metaverse: Time for India to prioritise AR?

Facebook Whistleblower Frances Huagen expressed concerns over Facebook's plan of redirecting its focus and efforts towards Metaverse due to privacy concerns. Huagen, who worked at Facebook for two years before....

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Top Chinese leaders pass key resolution, expected to strengthen Xi Jinping's grip on power

Top leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday adopted a landmark resolution on the "major achievements and historical experience" of the CPC, which is expected to strengthen....

Taliban

Troika Plus leaders urge Taliban to cut ties with terrorists

The representative of the Troika Plus format has urged the Taliban to cut ties with all terrorist groups and deprive them of the opportunity to act on Afghan territory. The....

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Pak calls for international engagement with Afghanistan at Troika Plus meet

  Urging the international community to continue to engage with the Taliban, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that engagements will help consolidate peace and stability and promote sustainable....

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Taliban arrives on Pak invite to join Troika Plus meet

  Afghan acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, will discuss Kabul-Islamabad relations, the economy, transit and as well as refugee issues with....

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Xi warns against 'Cold War-era' tensions in Asia-Pacific

  Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday warned against a return to Cold War-era tensions in the Asia-Pacific. "The Asia-Pacific region cannot and should not relapse into the confrontation and division....

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India welcomes US to International Solar Alliance

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the United States to the International Solar Alliance and said that it will further strengthen the ties in their shared quest of harnessing solar....

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Pak to host Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan tomorrow

  Pakistan will host senior diplomats from the United States, China and Russia in Islamabad to discuss the situation in Afghanistan on Thursday. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and its....

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Delhi dialogue attendees call for open, inclusive govt in Afghanistan

  India and seven other countries that participated here in the Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan adopted the Delhi Declaration on Wednesday stressing the necessity of forming an open and....

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China's obsession with rare earth minerals

  The electronics manufacturing industry has been one of the sectors that have experienced the most rapid growth in China. China has been a major source of the export of....

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NSA-level regional security dialogue on Afghanistan; Ajit Doval chairs meet

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday chaired a regional security dialogue on Afghanistan here and said that developments in the country have important implications not only for the people....

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Chinese company demands $8 mn after SL rejects contaminated fertilizer

  Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group Co Ltd, the Chinese company involved in a controversy with Sri Lanka over imported fertilizer, has demanded USD 8 million from the Additional Director of....

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Ajit Doval to hold bilaterals with NSAs attending meet on Afghanistan

  National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will hold bilateral meetings with counterparts from Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan ahead of 'Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan.' Seven security czars from....

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Covaxin approved for travel to UK after WHO nod

  The UK government has decided to add Covaxin to the list of approved vaccines for inbound travel from November 22. Alex Ellis, the British High Commissioner for India announced....

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China delivers largest, most advanced warship to Pakistan: Report

  China has delivered to Pakistan the largest and most advanced warship that Beijing has ever exported, Chinese state media reported. Designed and built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC),....

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India to host NSA-level meet on Afghanistan crisis

  India has played a key role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan over the years, spending more than USD three billion in the last two decades on people-centric projects in....

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Crucial meet to strengthen Xi's hold on CCP begins in China

  The crucial sixth plenary session of the 19th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee began on Monday in Beijing. Over the next three days, efforts will be made to cement....

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Chinese aggression driving Europe towards Taiwan: EU lawmaker

  Chinese aggression towards Taiwan is responsible for driving Europe towards the self-ruled island, said a European lawmaker who was part of a delegation that visited Taipei last week. Raphael Glucksmann,....

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Israel's stern message to America over consulate for Palestinians

   Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Saturday said that there is no room in Jerusalem for an American consulate for Palestinians. Asked by CNN at a press conference Saturday evening....

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CCP to open key meeting today to discuss Xi Jinping's enhanced authority

  China's Communist Party will be holding the 6th plenary session of the Central Committee from Monday to discuss resolution that would help enhance the authority of President Xi Jinping. A....

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Pakistan to remove ban on TLP after assurance of no violence

  After Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI's) government struck a secretive deal earlier this week with Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), the federal cabinet on Saturday approved the de-proscription of the banned....

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Pak court acquits 6 leaders of Hafiz Saeed's JuD in terror financing case

  Pakistan's Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday acquitted six leaders of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD), the front organisation for the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), responsible for carrying out the 2008....

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Pak opposition seeks public opinion to oust Imran Khan govt

  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz Sharif has sought public opinion on what "extreme and effective" measures the Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM) could take to throw Imran Khan....

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Acting Afghan FM discusses bilateral relations, trade with Chinese envoy

  Afghanistan's acting foreign minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi met with Chinese ambassador Wang Yu on Saturday and discussed bilateral relations and trade. "Acting FM Amir Khan Muttaqi met with China's....

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Xi Jinping faces power struggle before Party Congress 2022

  In the run-up to the Party Congress in 2022, Chinese President Xi Jinping seems to be facing power struggle between him and powerful factions amid the ongoing economic breakdown,....

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Pak Foreign Office refrains response on issue of airspace to US

  At the weekly media briefing of the Foreign Office on Thursday, the FO spokesman refrained from giving a detailed response on the issue of airspace to the US. To a....

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China sanctions 3 officials including Taiwan's premier for inciting hostility

  China on Friday sanctioned Taiwan's premier and two other senior officials, accusing them of inciting hostility across the Taiwan Strait. China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesperson Zhu Fenglian said Beijing will....

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Journalist who covered Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan 'close to death'

  Jailed Chinese citizen journalist and former lawyer Zhang Zhan is close to death following months of intermittent hunger strikes in protest at her jailing, a Washington based news service....

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WHO says rising pace of Covid-19 transmission in Europe of 'grave concern'

  World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on Thursday raised "grave concern" about the rising pace of Covid transmission in Europe. "Last week with nearly 1.8 million....

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Google donates $1 million to TFC amid growing Taiwan-China tensions

  US tech company Google Inc. on Thursday donated USD 1 million to Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) amid growing tensions with China. The USD 1 million will be disbursed over the....

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Taliban Interior Minister mediates peace talks between Pakistan and TTP

  Acting interior minister in the Taliban-led government in Afghanistan, Sirajuddin Haqqani is reportedly playing a role of a mediator between Pakistan and the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to reach....

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