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  • Handicrafts sector in Bengal revives in a big way: Mamata
  • National Sports Competition in MP capital
  • 13th SAG: Sakshi, Ravinder win gold in wrestling
  • MP CM’s condolences
  • Congress unable to differentiate between infiltrators & refugees
  • India’s top hockey players to vye for 37th PSPB Inter-Unit tournament C'ship
  • Nitish Kumar emphasises for technological exchange with Brazil
  • Working for early transportation of Indian murdered in Canada: EAM to Jalandhar MP
  • India’s top hockey palyers to vye for 37th PSPB Inter-Unit tournament C'ship
  • Delhi Fire: Factory owner, manager arrested; hunt on for others
  • Anaj Mandi only for namesake - It's residential colony
  • DMK meet endorses Stalin's stand to move court on LB polls again
  • Yediyurappa confident of forming stable gov't
  • Tour of Nilgiris 2019 flagged off from Mysuru
  • Shiv Sena faces major 'Hindutva test' over Citizenship Amendment Bill in LS
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Heatwave kills 23 in Japan over one week

Heatwave kills 23 in Japan over one week

Tokyo, Aug 14 (UNI) At least 23 people were killed and over 12,000 sought medical help due to heatwaves across Japan over the last week, the country's Fire Department said on Wednesday.

The agency released data was collected from August 5-11, local media reported. The largest number of victims were recorded from the Japanese capital of Tokyo where about 1,460 people were taken to hospitals.

In some areas of the country, the temperature was above 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Experts warn that high temperatures in Japan can remain for at least two weeks. .

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Sri Lanka to accelerate Colombo Port City project

Sri Lanka to accelerate Colombo Port City project

08 Dec 2019 | 7:24 PM

Colombo, Dec 8 (UNI) The Sri Lankan government will accelerate the development of the Colombo Port City project built by China to ensure that it emerges as a new business hub in the island, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

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Sri Lanka for making SAARC effective

Sri Lanka for making SAARC effective

08 Dec 2019 | 7:23 PM

Colombo, Dec 8 (UNI) President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday said South Asia needs to forge new avenues of cooperation to steer the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) organization to be more effective in addressing emerging challenges in the areas of security and poverty alleviation.

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Resolution asking India to lift restrictions in Kashmir introduced in US Congress

Resolution asking India to lift restrictions in Kashmir introduced in US Congress

08 Dec 2019 | 4:37 PM

Washington, Dec 8 (UNI) Indian-American lawmaker Pramila Jayapal has introduced a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives urging India to end the restrictions on communications and mass detentions in Jammu and Kashmir as swiftly as possible and preserve religious freedom for all residents.

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Shooting near Mexican presidential residence kills 4

Shooting near Mexican presidential residence kills 4

08 Dec 2019 | 11:24 AM

Mexico City, Dec 8 (UNI) Four people were killed and several others injured in a shooting here Saturday near Mexico's presidential residence, according to local media reports.

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North Korea says conducted ‘very important’ test at Sohae satellite launch site – Reports

North Korea says conducted ‘very important’ test at Sohae satellite launch site – Reports

08 Dec 2019 | 9:30 AM

Seoul, Dec 8 (UNI) The North Korean Academy of the National Defense Science said on Sunday that it had conducted a “very important” test at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, the North Korean state-run KCNA news agency reported.

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