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Bangladesh celebrates Janmashtami with fervour, enthusiasm

23 Aug 2019 | 11:54 PM

Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNI) Bangladesh Hindu community on Friday celebrated the Janmashtami, marking the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna, with religious fervour and enthusiasm.

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PM Modi arrives at Abu Dhabi for strong bilateral ties

PM Modi arrives at Abu Dhabi for strong bilateral ties

23 Aug 2019 | 11:52 PM

Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived at Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a bid to enhance the bilateral ties between New Delhi and Abu Dhabi.

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Bangladesh President urges to maintain communal harmony for development

23 Aug 2019 | 11:05 PM

Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNI) Bangladesh President M Abdul Hamid on Friday urged people of all religions to maintain the country’s existing communal harmony to attain national development and progress.

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Talk to India, Germany tells Pakistan

23 Aug 2019 | 8:11 PM

Berlin, Aug 23 (UNI) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday asked Pakistan to de-escalate rhetoric over Kashmir and go for dialogue with India.

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China gifted frigate joins Sri Lankan Navy

23 Aug 2019 | 7:55 PM

Colombo, Aug 23 (UNI) A frigate gifted by China has formally joined the Sri Lanka Navy.

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Pakistan again writes to OHCHR

23 Aug 2019 | 7:33 PM

Islamabad, Aug 23 (UNI) Pakistan on Friday again wrote a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, alleging violation of Security Council resolutions on Kashmir.

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Over 400 families displaced after clashes in N Afghan province

23 Aug 2019 | 6:21 PM

Kabul, Aug 23 (UNI) More than 400 Afghan families have been forced to flee their houses due to clashes in Ishkamish district of northern Takhar province, authorities confirmed on Friday.

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Modi says his govt acting against corruption, terrorism, dynastic politics

Modi says his govt acting against corruption, terrorism, dynastic politics

23 Aug 2019 | 5:25 PM

Paris, Aug 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi who began his government’s second term recently after securing a massive mandate in general elections, said on Friday that his government, within 75 days of coming to power again, has taken a number of strong decisions to root out corruption and terrorism.

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Thirteen Chinese tourists killed, 30 injured as bus skids off road in Laos: Reports

Thirteen Chinese tourists killed, 30 injured as bus skids off road in Laos: Reports

23 Aug 2019 | 5:15 PM

Moscow, Aug 23 (UNI) At least 13 Chinese tourists were killed and 30 others injured as a tour bus fell into a ravine in Laos, media reported on Friday.

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PM Modi unveils memorial for victims of Air India crashes in France

PM Modi unveils memorial for victims of Air India crashes in France

23 Aug 2019 | 4:24 PM

Paris, Aug 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday unveiled a memorial in memory of the Indian victims of the tragic crashes of two Air India flights of 1950 and 1966 at Saint Gervais at Mt Blanc in France.

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Bangladesh not to repatriate any Rohingya forcibly: FM Momen

Bangladesh not to repatriate any Rohingya forcibly: FM Momen

23 Aug 2019 | 12:10 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Friday Bangladesh does not want to do anything by force and laid emphasis on removing trust-deficit among Rohingya who refused to return to their homeland.

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Janmashtami being celebrated in Bangladesh

Janmashtami being celebrated in Bangladesh

23 Aug 2019 | 11:16 AM

Dhaka, Aug 23 (UNI) The festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gusto across Bangladesh on Friday.

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