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West, Russia closer to agreement over Syria conflict: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested that the gap between Western countries and Russia over the conflict in Syria has narrowed. Cameron spoke at a news conference in Turkey, commenting on his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit. The United States and European countries have demanded that … Continue reading West, Russia closer to agreement over Syria conflict: Cameron

After fuel, China offers to supply LPG to Nepal

China has offered to supply LPG to Nepal after gifting fuel to ease the crisis in the country, due to a blockade at key border trade points with India. According to Nepal’s Ambassador to China, Dr Mahesh Maskey, China has expressed its willingness to supply cooking gas bullets directly to Kathmandu by establishing a joint … Continue reading After fuel, China offers to supply LPG to Nepal

President Putin calls for cooperation in fight against terrorism

Russian President  Vladimir Putin has called for international cooperation in fight against terrorism. Putin held a news conference in Turkey after the end of the summit meeting of the G20 major economies. He noted the need to share information about terrorism and intelligence reports. The president said Russia is urging the Syrian government and some … Continue reading President Putin calls for cooperation in fight against terrorism

Britain to hire 1,900 more spies after Paris attacks

Britain will hire 1,900 additional officers for its intelligence agencies as part of new anti-terrorism measures following the Paris attacks. The package that authorities announced yesterday also doubles the budget for aviation security. It calls for more intensive nationwide security and immigration screenings. Prime Minister David Cameron said in a speech that British security services … Continue reading Britain to hire 1,900 more spies after Paris attacks

13 killed, 100 injured in Pak train accident

At least 13 people were killed and over 100 injured when 4 bogies of the Rawalpindi bound train Jaffar Express derailed near Aab-Gum area of Bolan in Pakistan, today. The dead include the driver of the train and his assistant. Rescue sources confirmed that 13 people had died as a result of the derailment. The … Continue reading 13 killed, 100 injured in Pak train accident

Egypt plane crash: Russia says act of terror brought down flight

Russia’s Security Chief Alexander Bortnikov says an act of terror brought down the Russian A321 airliner in Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board. Traces of foreign explosives were found on debris from the Airbus plane, FSB Chief Bortnikov told President Vladimir Putin. Mr Putin vowed to find and punish those behind the … Continue reading Egypt plane crash: Russia says act of terror brought down flight

Several US governors refusing to accept Syrian refugees after Paris attack

A string of United States governors have said they will refuse the resettlement of Syrian refugees in their home states in the wake of the deadly Paris attack. At least 16 state governors from the right-wing Republican party said that they would refuse to accept Syrian refugees. The announcements come just days after a series … Continue reading Several US governors refusing to accept Syrian refugees after Paris attack

France mobilises massive troops in wake of Friday’s attacks

AMN / France has mobilised 1 lakh 15 thousands security personnel in the wake of Friday’s Paris attacks by Islamist militants. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has said that 128 more raids on suspected militants were carried out. French air strikes also hit Islamic State in Syria overnight. IS has said it carried out the attacks … Continue reading France mobilises massive troops in wake of Friday’s attacks

India, China agree to deepen defence ties, maintain peace at LAC

India and China have decided to deepen bilateral defence ties and maintain peace and tranquillity at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The two countries also decided to strengthen cooperation against terror, including at the international level. The decisions came after a meeting between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and General Fan Changlong, Vice-Chairman of China’s … Continue reading India, China agree to deepen defence ties, maintain peace at LAC

France to step up air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, Syria

  France has vowed to step up air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria after Friday’s attacks in Paris. In a speech to both houses of parliament, President Hollande promised to destroy the Islamic State group. French warplanes carried out fresh raids overnight against the Islamic State stronghold of Raqa in northern … Continue reading France to step up air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, Syria

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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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