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PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, UAE

PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today on Sunday 11 February, officially launched the foundation-stone laying ceremony for the first Hindu temple in the capital of United Arab Emirates, which is home....

No need to wear abaya robes in public: Saudi top cleric tells women

No need to wear abaya robes in public: Saudi top cleric tells women

The issue of women empowerment has become one of the most important concerns of the 21st century. So much has been said but practically the subject still remains an illusion.....

PM Modi showered with ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Modi Modi’ chants in UAE during his speech

PM Modi showered with ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Modi Modi’ chants in UAE during his speech

India is one country which has its roots and its citizens in almost all the countries across the globe. India, falls under the list of those countries which are being....

Canadian MP refers Punjab as country during his Parliament address

Canadian MP refers Punjab as country during his Parliament address

A member of the Canadian Parliament representing Justin Trudeau's government has referred to Indian state Punjab as a "country". The Canadian parliamentary secretary, Kevin Lamoureux termed Punjab as a "country"....

Emergency exit door of Nigerian plane falls off upon landing; scary incident gains funny Twitter reactions

Emergency exit door of Nigerian plane falls off upon landing; scary incident gains funny Twitter reactions

  In a bewildering move, Nigerians faced chaos as Dana Air's plane emergency door fell off during the landing. The plane was taxiing on the runway at Abuja airport from....

Have Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un finally made peace at Winter Olympics 2018?

Have Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un finally made peace at Winter Olympics 2018?

Friday morning at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in South Korea was memorable for more than one thing for sure. The initial reason for the atmosphere of buoyancy around was the opening....

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine, conferred ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine, conferred ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’

Narendra Modi on Saturday became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine after he was received by Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas. He was accorded a ceremonial guard of honour....

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No significant changes have been made to H-1B visa rules by US: Sushma Swaraj

In an attempt to clear the clouds of fear that surrounds the H-1B visas and its holders, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj downplayed the changes made in the H-1B visa....

No special butlers, no luxury holidays: PM Modi says he is a man of simple tastes

No special butlers, no luxury holidays: PM Narendra Modi says he is a man of simple tastes

We all know Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a firm believer in Yoga and practices asanas every morning. He has promoted the daily practice all over the world with nations....

Maldives political crisis: 2 arrested journalists to be deported today

Maldives political crisis: 2 arrested journalists to be deported today

Amid political crisis in the tropical nation Maldives, two journalists including an Indian who were arrested yesterday will be deported to India today as per official reports. The journalists have....

Indian reporter working for leading media organisation arrested in Maldives

Indian reporter working for leading media organisation arrested in Maldives

Amid political impasse faced by the Indian Ocean archipelago, an Indian journalist and a British journalist of the Indian origin have been reportedly arrested in the Maldives. The island nation....

We don't want problem of Maldives to become an issue between India and China, says Chinese official

We don't want problem of Maldives to become an issue between India and China, says Chinese official

China does not want the Maldivian political crisis to become another thorny issue with India, said a Chinese official here."We don't want the problem of Maldives to become a problem....

Ebola virus can infect human reproductive organs: Study reveals

Ebola virus can infect human reproductive organs: Study reveals

 The Ebola virus has the potential to infect reproductive organs of humans, reveals a study conducted on macaques. The 2014-16 West Africa Ebola outbreak was the most widespread of the....

Tokyo schools plan to introduce Giorgio Armani uniforms faces flak

Tokyo schools plan to introduce Giorgio Armani uniforms; faces flak

A public elementary school in Tokyo is facing criticism over its plan to adopt uniforms designed by Italian luxury fashion house Giorgio Armani. According to local media reports, the Taimei....

Warm winter may thaw skiing industry in Scotland, Europe: Report

Warm winter may thaw skiing industry in Scotland, Europe: Report

The Scottish skiing industry could collapse within as little as 50 years as winters become too mild for regular snowfall, a new international report warns. Continuous decreases in snow cover....

Girl dying from drug overdose raped by 19-year-old who later shared her semi-nude photos

Girl dying from drug overdose raped by 19-year-old who later shared her semi-nude photos to brag

In a spine-chilling incident being reported from the United States, a 19-year-old man from Washington has been put under arrest by the police for raping a girl at a party....

Syria denounces US-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in Deir al-Zour

Syria denounces US-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in Deir al-Zour

 The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned the US-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state news agency SANA reported. In a statement, the ministry....

After budget plan stalls in Senate, US government shuts down for 2nd time in 3 weeks

After budget plan stalls in Senate, US government shuts down for 2nd time in 3 weeks

The US federal government officially shut down on Friday for the second time in three weeks after a single senator, Rand Paul of Kentucky, held up a vote on a....

PM Narendra Modi begins 3-nation visit today; says Gulf, West Asia key priority for India

PM Narendra Modi begins 3-nation visit today; says Gulf, West Asia key priority for India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is embarking on a four-day state visit to Palestine, Oman and the United Arab Emirates from today. This will be the first-ever visit by an Indian....

UN concerns over Maldives state of emergency calls on Foreign Minister

UN concerns over Maldives state of emergency calls on Foreign Minister

   A senior UN official has told Maldives Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim about Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's concerns over the declaration of a state of emergency there by President Abdulla Yameen,....

European Union military chief holds talks with Pakistani civil, military leaders

European Union military chief holds talks with Pakistani civil, military leaders

Chairman of European Union (EU) Military Committee General Michail Kostarakos has held talks with Pakistani civil and military leaders on defence cooperation with a special focus on counter-terrorism efforts, officials....

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump discuss Maldives political crisis, Indo-Pacific region over phone call

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump discuss Maldives political crisis, Indo-Pacific region over phone call

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have expressed concern over the political crisis in the Maldives during wide-ranging discussions covering developments in South Asia and the....

French government expresses its concern over Maldives political crisis

French government expresses its concern over Maldives political crisis

France has expressed concern over the situation in the Maldives where top judges and political leaders have been jailed amid a raging political crisis and President Abdulla Yameen imposed a....

US Military forces wipe off 100 pro-regime forces in Syria

US Military forces wipe off 100 pro-regime forces in Syria

  The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) conducted air and artillery strikes against pro-regime forces in Syria, killing over 100 fighters, the coalition said in a statement. The....

Bangladesh court awards 5-year jail term to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in corruption case; nation on high alert

Bangladesh court awards 5-year jail term to ex-PM Khaleda Zia in corruption case

Amidst the high alert in Bangladesh, The former Prime Minister and opposition leader Zia has been convicted in a politically sensitive corruption case. The former Prime Minister has been sentenced to....

Political crisis in Maldives: India's insular dilemma in island nation

Political crisis in Maldives: India's insular dilemma in island nation

One hopes that Indian diplomats and national-security managers are doing some serious soul-searching about how and why events spun, so swiftly, out of control in the neighbouring Maldives. Given India's self-assigned....

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull to deliver national apology to child abuse victims

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull to deliver national apology to child abuse victims

Australia will issue a national apology to victims of child sexual abuse in public or religious institutions by the end of the year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday.....

Top Trump aide Rob Porter resigns following former wives abuse allegations

Top Trump aide Rob Porter resigns following former wives abuse allegations

White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a top aide to President Donald Trump, has resigned following allegations of abuse from his two former wives. Porter denied the allegations in a....

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US politician Nancy Pelosi sets record with 8-hour speech

US politician Nancy Pelosi spoke for a little more than eight hours in the House of Representatives to oppose the budget deal to lift spending caps and avert a government....

Nations must guard against revival of nationalism, xenophobia Italian PM

Nations must guard against revival of nationalism, xenophobia, says Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni

Nations must guard against any resurgence of nationalism, xenophobia or racism, Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday. "The European model of an open society works and we must....