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Lanka SC suspends dissolution of Parliament, set aside President’s decision

The political turmoil escalated in the island nation when Sirisena dissolved Parliament on Friday and called for a snap parliamentary election on January 5, over two weeks after sacking Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replacing him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa. The parties which filed petitions on Monday included the United National Party led by Read More…

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Congress allege Dassault CEO Manufacturing Lies : Rafale Scam

Responding to Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier’s defence of Rafale deal in an interview, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said the country needs fair investigation and not doctored explanations Asserting that the truth has a way of coming out, the Congress on Tuesday said “dictated interviews” and “manufactured lies” cannot suppress the Rafale scam. The nation Read More…

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Kuwait Floods : Flash floods after heavy rains in Kuwait killed one injured many

The Ministry of Health in Kauai  said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home, which was submerged in water in Al-Fahaheel area in the east. An unspecified number of people were also reported injured in traffic accidents caused by the rains. Several Read More…

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India, China and six others temporary exempted from Iran oil sanctions

The US has told various countries, including India, to cut oil imports from the Persian Gulf nation to “zero” by November 4 or face sanctions. India, which is the second biggest purchaser of Iranian oil after China, is willing to restrict its monthly purchase to 1.25 million tonnes or 15 million tonnes in a year Read More…

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China , Pakistan issue joint statement

A joint statement, issued hereafter Prime Minister Imran Khan’s talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, said that China backed Pakistan’s efforts to improve ties with India to settle “outstanding disputes”, without directly mentioning the Kashmir issue. “China appreciates Pakistan’s quest for peace through dialogue, cooperation and negotiation, on the basis of Read More…

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Khashoggi was strangled was then dismembered and destroyed

Saudi Arabia has faced a torrent of international condemnation over the killing of the royal insider-turned-critic. Turkey’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday confirmed for the first time that Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the consulate on October 2 as part of a planned hit, and his body was then dismembered and destroyed. “They Read More…

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After two days Silence India speaks up on Srilanka turmoil

President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday removed Ranil Wickremesinghe from the office of Prime Minister and replaced him with Mahinda Rajapaksa. Wickremesinghe, refused to leave the office of Prime Minister, claiming that Sirisena’s move to replace him with Rajapaksa was unconstitutional and he still enjoyed majority in Parliament. China’s ambassador to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan, called Read More…

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Imran’s women Minister orders women to wear Dupatta / headscarf

Punjab Civil Secretariat in Pakistan’s Lahore has denied entry to women without a headscarf or dupatta upon ministerial orders. The diktat was given by Primary and Secondary Healthcare Minister of Punjab, Dr Yasmin Rashid. A Twitter user, Sidra Butt, recorded her experience and shared the video on the micro-blogging site. Sidra captioned the clip with Read More…

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India will soon find out about US sanctions: Trump

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that India “will soon find out” about his decision on the punitive CAATSA sanctions after India signed a $5 billion deal to purchase the much-vaunted S-400 air defence system from Russia. Under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA sanctions, which was amended early this year, only Read More…

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Putin – Modi Summit Signed eight Pacts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian president Vladimir Putin met on Friday for the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit and the two sides signed eight pacts after talks between the leaders. Modi said that talks with Putin have given a new direction to the bilateral strategic partnership and Russia has always been a part of India’s growth Read More…

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BJP government awards 84.6% contracts to Vedanta, and 16.4 % to Government giants ONGC, IOC

Indian Government   has set a target of cutting oil import bill by 10 per cent to 67 per cent by 2022 and to half by 2030.  But Import dependence has increased since 2015 after set of  target. India currently imports 81 per cent of its oil needs.  BJP Government under Prime Minister  Modi  had Read More…

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Tsunami waves death in Indonesia crossed 400+

The Earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province left many victims, a disaster official said Saturday, as rescuers raced to the region saw numerous bodies in a hard-hit city. Disaster officials haven’t released an official death toll but reports from three hospitals seen Saturday  listed 400+  dead. Local daily  revealed a devastated coastline Read More…

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India will continue to buy oil from Iran

India is committed to buying Iranian oil and continuing the two nations’ economic cooperation, the Iranian foreign minister said after a meeting with his Indian counterpart and ahead of US sanctions aimed at halting Tehran’s oil exports. US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal in May from an international nuclear pact with Iran was followed up with Read More…

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Macron’s “government-to-government discussion” stirs more trouble for BJP #rafalescam

India had inked an inter-governmental agreement with France in September last year for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets at a cost of around Rs 58,000 crore, nearly one- and-half years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the proposal during a visit to Paris. The delivery of the jets is scheduled to begin from September, Read More…

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WhatsApp appoints grievance redressal mechanism for india

India is WhatsApp’s biggest market with more than 200 million users. It, in July, limited message forwards to five chats at a time and had also removed the quick forward button placed next to media messages to discourage mass forwarding. It has also introduced a ‘forward’ label to help users identify such messages. The Indian Read More…

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India Pakistan stops peace talk and restores blame game

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan Saturday hit out at India’s “arrogant and negative response” after it cancelled the proposed meeting of foreign ministers in New York later this month.  However, all my life I have come across small men occupying big offices who do not have the vision to see the larger picture,” he said Read More…

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Opposition nails Modi after former French President Francois Hollande speaks

Ten days after India sealed the government-to-government agreement on the Rafale deal, Reliance Defence and Dassault had announced a joint venture (JV) in the aerospace sector and a year later, the foundation stone of a manufacturing facility was laid in Mihan, Nagpur.  The opposition parties  alleged that the Reliance Defence was formed just 12 days Read More…

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Vajpayee helped Sri Lanka in war against LTTE : Srilankan PM

After demise of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the age of 93 ., Srilankan  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Wickremesinghe made these comments after visiting the Indian High Commission on 19th august 2018 here to sign a condolence book for Vajpayee “Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a “true friend” of Sri Lanka and had assisted Read More…

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China and America does a tom and jerry game in trading

China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of US goods, in a reaction sharply escalating trade war as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on virtually all Chinese imports. China’s retaliatory tariffs, ranging from 5 per cent to 10 per cent on more than 5,000 items, will take effect on Sept. Read More…

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Fierce typhoon Mangkhut takes aim at south China

Typhoon Mangkhut now moved from the Philippines to Hong Kong resulted  in  heavy rain and strong winds are lashing the south coast of China as Typhoon Mangkhut closes in. Authorities in the heavily populated province of Guangdong have issued their highest warning level, a red alert. More than 100 people were injured when the storm Read More…

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WHO release world laziest countries list

According to a WHO report published on medical journal The Lancet, Kuwait has ranked last out of 168 countries with only 67 per cent of it’s population who are physically inactive. Uganda tops the list with being the most energetic country where only 5.5 per cent are physically inactive.  India was ranked 117 with 34 Read More…

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6.7 magnitude Earth Quake Stuck Hokkaido Japan

Powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 am at the depth of 40 kilometers (24 miles), Japan’s Meteorological Agency said. The epicenter Read More…

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UAE says it didn’t disclose quantum of kerala flood funding

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday said that it has not finalised any specific amount of monetary assistance for flood-ravaged Kerala. The clarification comes amid a raging controversy over the Centre rejecting foreign aid for the southern state, where over 350 people were killed and multitudes displaced due to heavy rains. UAE ambassador Ahmed Read More…

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Amid Financial chaos Imran Khan becomes Pakistan prime minister

In Friday’s vote, Mr Khan was backed by 176 members. His opponent, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif, received 96 votes. Speaking after the results, the prime minister-elect vowed to bring about the “change that this nation was longing for”, according to local media. He promised “strict accountability” for those who had “looted this Read More…

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Indonesia’s Lombok earthquake death roll raises to 82

Death toll rose to 82 after a magnitude 6.9 in richter scale  earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok and on nearby Bali on Sunday, damaging buildings, sending terrified residents and tourists running into the streets and triggering a brief tsunami warning. Social media posts from the scene showed debris piled on streets and sidewalks. Read More…