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India, China should appropriately address differences: Xi

AMN / India and China should appropriately address their differences and consolidate political trust by maintaining strategic communications between the top leaders, Chinese leaders said in their meetings with President Pranab Mukherjee, Chinese media reports. “The two sides should appropriately address our differences,” President Xi Jinping told Mukherjee during their meeting here yesterday, state-run Xinhua … Continue reading India, China should appropriately address differences: Xi

US polls: Trump reaches magic number to clinch Republican nomination

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in US has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party’s presidential nomination. In North Dakota yesterday, he thanked 15 unbound delegates from the state who he said got us right over the top. He defeated 16 other Republican contenders and has 1,238 delegates, one more than needed. … Continue reading US polls: Trump reaches magic number to clinch Republican nomination

World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus

World leaders gather in Japan to take part in two days of G7 talks with the deteriorating global economy, terrorism and refugees crisis on top the agenda. US President Barack Obama arrived in Japan for the summit, kicking off a historic visit that will also take him to the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima. Heads of … Continue reading World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus

Bangladesh SC upholds HC verdict over arrests on suspicion

Bangladesh Supreme Court has upheld the High Court verdict to stop the police force from making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing those arrested on remand. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division of the apex court yesterday dismissed a government appeal challenging the High Court verdict which was passed in April 2003. Curtailing the … Continue reading Bangladesh SC upholds HC verdict over arrests on suspicion

India seeks to engage with China in spirit of equality, friendship: Prez Mukherjee

AMN / President Pranab Mukherjee has said that India seeks to engage with China in a spirit of equality and friendship. Speaking at a function in Beijing last evening, Mr Mukherjee said that India is focused on peace, prosperity and sustainable development. He said New Delhi seeks to develop people to people contact at various … Continue reading India seeks to engage with China in spirit of equality, friendship: Prez Mukherjee

India-Africa crisis: VK Singh meets envoys, says India committed to safety of African nationals

file photo TIA NEWS India’s Minister of State for External Affairs Gen (Retd) V K Singh today met the Dean and a few representatives of African Heads of Missions (HoMs) in the wake of resentment among African diplomats on the issue of killing of a Congo national in New Delhi. According to official sources, Singh … Continue reading India-Africa crisis: VK Singh meets envoys, says India committed to safety of African nationals

Blast aboard EgyptAir plane before it crashed in Mediterranean Sea ?

WEB DESK / The human remains retrieved from the wreckage of an EgyptAir plane suggest that there was an explosion aboard before its crash in the Mediterranean Sea. Local media reports say that the preliminary examination of the body parts recovered from the sea found that they are in the same condition of those that … Continue reading Blast aboard EgyptAir plane before it crashed in Mediterranean Sea ?

Angry over attacks, envoys to boycott Africa Day fete

AMN / Attacks on African youths in India in recent days have triggered a diplomatic row between India and African countries as African diplomats deciding not to join the May 25 Africa Day celebrations in New Delhi. They have even threatened to recommend to their governments “not to send new students to India” because of … Continue reading Angry over attacks, envoys to boycott Africa Day fete

Sri Lanka rain death toll 101 as waters recede

Floods subsided across Sri Lanka revealing the full extent of damage from last week’s deluge that also triggered landslides. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said, 101 people were known to have died last week while another 100 people were still listed as missing in the worst hit central district of Kegalle. The Finance Ministry has … Continue reading Sri Lanka rain death toll 101 as waters recede

US judge orders Bill Cosby to stand trial in sexual assault case

A US judge has ordered actor and comedian Bill Cosby to stand trial on charges of sexual assault. Mr Cosby, 78, is accused of drugging and molesting a former Temple University employee in his home near Philadelphia in 2004. The case was reopened last year after more than 40 women came forward with similar accusations. … Continue reading US judge orders Bill Cosby to stand trial in sexual assault case

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Policy for Eco-tourism will provide livelihood to local communities

AMN / NEW DELHI GOVERNMENT OF INDIA has prepared a policy for Eco-tourism in forest and wildlife areas, which ...

Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

The survey was conducted on 111 cities in the country. Chennai has been ranked 14 and while New Delhi stands a ...

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