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  • Four CPI-M workers, 3 BJP activists injured in different bomb attacks
  • ITC falls by 4 16 pc to Rs 277 70
  • Sensex down by 336 17 pts
  • Cabinet OKs India-Kuwait MoU on recruitment of Indian domestic workers
  • Huge quantity of foreign liquor recovered
  • Cabinet approves MoC b/w India, Japan in food processing Industry
  • New wine in old bottle: Priyanka, Jyotiraditya will take Cong in forefront, doors open for SP, BSP
  • GST biggest economic reform, make India ideal destination for investment : Nirmala
  • ANA Airlines to start Chennai-Japan direct flight services : Kenji
  • Nine criminals arrested with fire-arms
  • Shiv Sena protests in Aurangabad against banks defaulting on farmers loan waiver
  • Cabinet approves creation National Bench of GST Appellate Tribunal
  • Roskomnadzor removes ban on Microsoft's IP addresses blocked over telegram - watchdog
  • Gen V K Singh ridicules queries on BJP drawing political mileage from PBD & Kumbh
  • Scientists of IIITM-K successfully integrated CSM on cloud platform
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WEF recognises EC as champion in circular economy

23 Jan 2019 | 4:47 PM

Davos, Jan 23 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has been awarded the 2019 Circular Economy Prize by the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders as recognition of the work done to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy that protects the environment and reduces greenhouse gas emissions while delivering opportunities for jobs, growth and investment.

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Brexit: 'Delaying Brexit worse than no deal'

23 Jan 2019 | 4:04 PM

London, Jan 23 (UNI) Delaying or cancelling Brexit would be a "calamitous" breach of trust with the electorate and worse than leaving the EU with no deal, Brexiteer Minister Liam Fox has said.

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India to host next UN conf on land degradation

India to host next UN conf on land degradation

23 Jan 2019 | 4:03 PM

Bonn, Germany, 23 Jan (UNI) India will host the next global Conference on desertification, land degradation and drought from 7 to 18 October 2019 in New Delhi.

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Zimbabwe troops accused of 'systematic torture' of protesters

23 Jan 2019 | 3:57 PM

Harare, Jan 23 (UNI) A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using "systematic torture" in a crackdown on protests.

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Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK

23 Jan 2019 | 3:53 PM

London, Jan 23 (UNI) A weather warning of icy conditions is in place for most of the UK following snowfall across parts of the country.

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Mastermind behind Afghan military base attack killed

23 Jan 2019 | 3:31 PM

Kabul, Jan 23 (UNI) Afghan security forces have killed the mastermind of the deadly bombing on a military base in eastern Afghanistan earlier this week, Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Wednesday.

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Davos: Nepali PM makes pitch to lure investment

Davos: Nepali PM makes pitch to lure investment

23 Jan 2019 | 3:29 PM

Davos, Jan 23 (UNI) Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has emphasised on investment and environmental concerns at the ongoing World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos.

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Hopes for Palestinian State hit: UN official

Hopes for Palestinian State hit: UN official

23 Jan 2019 | 2:16 PM

United Nations, Jan 23 (UNI) The possibility of establishing a “viable, contiguous Palestinian state” has been “systematically eroded by facts on the ground,” Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has briefed the Security Council, ahead of the quarterly open debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine).

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India sends proposal for meeting on Kartarpur Corridor issue

India sends proposal for meeting on Kartarpur Corridor issue

23 Jan 2019 | 2:13 PM

Islamabad, Jan 23 (UNI) India has asked Pakistani officials to visit New Delhi for talks on the Kartarpur Corridor issue and suggested Feb 26 and March 7 as the two possible dates for the meeting.

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China recognizes Taliban as political force

China recognizes Taliban as political force

23 Jan 2019 | 2:09 PM

Islamabad, Jan 23 (UNI) Amid its participation in the Afghan peace process, China has recognized the Taliban as a 'political force', Chinese envoy to Pakistan said on Wednesday.

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US house votes to prohibit exit from NATO

US house votes to prohibit exit from NATO

23 Jan 2019 | 2:06 PM

New York, Jan 23 (UNI) The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a bill affirming congressional support for NATO, amid renewed concerns over President Donald Trump's commitment to the 29-member alliance.

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Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ will lead to unjust amnesty

23 Jan 2019 | 1:47 PM

United Nations, Jan 23 (UNI) A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Reconciliation Law, could represent a “drastic set-back” to the whole legal system and overall accountability, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said.

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Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands

23 Jan 2019 | 1:44 PM

United Nations, Jan 23 (UNI) Since November, more than 80,000 Nigerians have been forcibly displaced due to ongoing violence in the north-east, adding to two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across the country’s borders as refugees, the UN humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) has said.

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Japanese plane flies near S Korean warship again

23 Jan 2019 | 1:40 PM

Seoul, Jan 23 (UNI) A move which could further deepen tensions amid a lingering military radar dispute, a Japanese maritime patrol plain was again seen flying near a South Korean warship on Wednesday, Seoul military said.

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New UN report calls for ‘safe, inclusive’ environment in schools

23 Jan 2019 | 1:28 PM

United Nations, Jan 23 (UNI) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has called for all children to have access to a "safe, inclusive” learning environment as the emotional and physical pain brought on by bullying can be excruciating, yet this behavior continues to abound in schools globally.

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