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Give enabling environment, stick to FTA — China tells Maldives

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Give enabling environment, stick to FTA — China tells Maldives

Beijing, Sep. 25 (IANS): A wary China on Tuesday hoped that the Maldives’ new government will provide an “enabling environment” to Chinese companies and stick to the controversial Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Beijing had signed with the now ousted President Abdulla Yameen. China congratulated the Maldives for holding successful elections in which Ibrahim Mohamed Solih […]

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Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Changes Lives in Rural Bengal

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Changes Lives in Rural Bengal

KiranBauri, a teenaged Class 12 student of Dhurohi village in West Bengal’s Purulia district, has been for years using her limited pocket money to educate local women about the health benefits of using sanitary napkins.

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Mandela statue unveiled at UN headquarters

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Mandela statue unveiled at UN headquarters

United Nations, Sep. 24 (IANS): A statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the UN headquarters on Monday to honour the South African President’s 100th birth anniversary. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the ceremony that Mandela “embodied the highest values of the United Nations — peace, forgiveness, compassion and human dignity”, Xinhua news agency […]

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Egypt court upholds death sentence for 20 Brotherhood members

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Egypt court upholds death sentence for 20 Brotherhood members

Cairo, Sep. 24 (IANS): An Egyptian court on Monday confirmed the death sentence given to 20 members of the Muslim Brotherhood group for storming a police station and killing 14 policemen, the media reported. The Court of Cassation, Egypt’s top court that gives final verdicts, upheld the death verdicts of the 20 militants, mostly loyalists […]

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Israeli military rejects Russia’s accusation over downing plane in Syria

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Israeli military rejects Russia’s accusation over downing plane in Syria

Jerusalem, Sep. 24 (IANS): The Israeli military has rejected the findings presented by the Russian Defence Ministry which accused the Jewish state of direct responsibility for downing the Russian plane in Syria. The Israeli statement on Sunday was issued a few hours after the Russian Defence Ministry presented its latest findings on the accident in […]

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Toll in Philippine landslides rises to 95

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Toll in Philippine landslides rises to 95

Manila, Sep. 24 (IANS): The death toll in two major landslides that struck the Philippines after super typhoon Mangkhut barreled the island nation last week has climbed to 95, authorities said. As of Sunday night, officials said a total of 49 bodies have been pulled out the mining town of Itogon’s rubble in the north, […]

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White House, Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on White House, Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman

Washington, Sep. 24 (IANS): The White House and Brett Kavanaugh have denied an allegation made by a second woman accusing President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee of inappropriate sexual behaviour. According to a report on The New Yorker on Sunday, Deborah Ramirez, 53, attended Yale University with the nominee and said she remembers Kavanaugh exposing […]

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Plea for Imran Khan’s disqualification rejected

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Plea for Imran Khan’s disqualification rejected

Islamabad, Sep. 24 (IANS): The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking Prime Minister Imran Khan’s disqualification for not being truthful and righteous. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar dismissed the petition on the grounds that it had already been rendered ineffective, reports Dawn . The court ruled that the […]

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Court summons Sharif, journalist in treason case

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Court summons Sharif, journalist in treason case

Lahore, Sep. 24 (IANS): The Lahore High Court on Monday asked former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a journalist to appear before it in connection with a treason case. The case, which was filed by civil society member Amina Malik through Advocate Azhar Siddique, seeks action against Sharif on treason charges for allegedly trying to […]

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Trump, Abe discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Trump, Abe discuss denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

New York, Sep. 24 (IANS): US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to continue close coordination on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Trump and Abe, who is in the US to attend the UN General Assembly, spoke at a dinner at the Trump Tower here on Sunday night, reports […]

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