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India to consider Maldives request for cricket stadium, agrees to development projects during Sushma visit

A cricket stadium, renewable energy projects, a thousand additional slots for Maldivian students in Indian courses and the dedication of a renovated hospital were highlights of discussions during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to the Maldives on Monday, as ...

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‘Don’t have any grudge’: Husband of victim says he forgives New Zealand mosque gunman

A man whose wife was killed in the Christchurch attack as she rushed back into a mosque to rescue him said he harbours no hatred toward the gunman, insisting forgiveness is the best path forward. “I would say to him ...

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Masood Azhar travelled to UK, Gulf, Africa to collect funds for Kashmiri militants: Report

Terror mastermind Masood Azhar had undertaken a month-long sojourn to England to collect funds for militants operating in Jammu and Kashmir and received Rs 15 lakh (Pakistani currency), though he got a “very poor” response while travelling to Sharjah and ...

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Donald Trump dismisses white nationalism threat after New Zealand massacre

US President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed concerns that the massacre by an apparent white supremacist in New Zealand indicates a dangerous trend. Trump was asked if the killing of at least 49 people in two mosques in Christchurch by ...

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At least 100 missing in Zimbabwe after Cyclone lashes Mozambique

Harare: At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday. Thousands of people have been affected, power cut off and ...

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Not Imran Khan, meet the 16-year-old nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for awareness about climate change

While the world may have been speculating whether Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan would be nominated for the Nobel peace prize or not, with him addressing these speculations further, the world missed out on another contender. 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist ...

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49 dead in terror attack in New Zealand, gunman an Australian citizen

Christchurch, New Zealand: A “right-wing extremist” armed with semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch during afternoon prayers Friday, killing 49 worshippers and wounding dozens more. The attack, thought to be the deadliest ...

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Disappointed, says India as China again blocks UN’s move to list JeM Chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

United Nations: India’s bid to get Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by the UN Security Council was once again blocked by China as it placed a “technical” hold on the resolution on Wednesday. This is the ...

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Six U.S. nuclear power plants to be set up in India

New Delhi and Washington have agreed on a proposal to build six nuclear power plants in India. This was stated in a joint statement issued on March 13 at the conclusion of the 9th round of India-U.S. Strategic Security Dialogue ...

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Ethiopia crash pilot had control problems, black boxes bound for Europe

The Ethiopian Airlines pilot whose jet crashed killing 157 people had reported flight-control problems, the company said on Wednesday, as it prepared to send the black boxes to Europe from a disaster that has rocked the global airline industry. The ...

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Australian politician calls for a ‘final solution’ to ban Muslim migration

Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and all major political parties on Wednesday condemned a speech by a minor senator who used the term “final solution” in calling for a revival of a “White Australia” restrictive immigration policy. In one ...

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North Korea election sees 99.99 per cent turnout: KCNA

Pyongyang: Turnout in nuclear-armed North Korea’s single-candidate elections hit 99.99 percent this year, state media said on Tuesday — up from a seemingly unimprovable 99.97 percent the last time they were held. With participation figures that Western democracies would never ...

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“Only pilots with 1,000 hours”: new rules in India for Boeing 737 max

A day after the fatal crash of a Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft in Ethiopia, India’s aviation regulator DGCA on Monday ordered additional maintenance checks for the planes operating in the country and said a review found “no significant concern” related ...

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India can’t stop water from flowing into Pakistan: Pak official

Islamabad – India cannot stop the flow of water into Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty, a top Pakistani officials said on Monday, asserting that Islamabad will move the International Court for Arbitration if New Delhi halts the water from ...

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