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  • Punjab releases 60,000 gas connections on Ujjwala Diwas
  • Haryana to form Durga Vahini squads to stop women from being harassed in public spaces : CM
  • Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Police files affidavit, updates current status to SC
  • Kangra valley drenched as mercury dips
  • JSW Bengaluru FC best team in this season at Indian domestic level: Roca
  • APCC shows demonstration in front of SBI
  • Khattar directs DCs to get survey conducted to ensure every household has gas cylinder
  • Mehbooba express grief over death of Sachar
  • Centre extends ceasefire with NSCN-NK & NSCN-R till 2019
  • JSW Bengaluru FC beat Kingfisher East Bengal 4-1 in inaugural Hero Super Cup final
  • Warm, dusty day in Delhi, air quality poor
  • Protest by some people cannot take away excellent Q&A session, Omar
  • Cash of Rs 32 54 crore seized for Code of Conduct violations in Karnataka
  • Turkish parliament approves holding snap elections on June 24
  • Charles to head Commonwealth

Russian spy poisoning: Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly'

07 Apr 2018 | 10:42 AM

London, Apr 7 (UNI) Russian former spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition after being poisoned by a nerve agent, doctors have said, a BBC News report said on Saturday
Salisbury District Hospital said Mr Skripal is responding well to treatment and "improving rapidly".

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China to fight US tariffs at any cost

06 Apr 2018 | 6:37 PM

Beijing, April 6 (UNI) China on Friday said it will take "comprehensive counter-measures" if the US continues its unilateral, protectionist practices.

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Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament

Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament

06 Apr 2018 | 4:33 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 6 (UNI) Malysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of Parliament, seeking a strong mandate for the ruling coalition in the general election expected early May.

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SA ex-Prez Zuma charged with corruption

SA ex-Prez Zuma charged with corruption

06 Apr 2018 | 4:12 PM

Capte Town, Apr 6 (UNI) South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption linked to a 1990s arms deal, says a BBC News report on Friday.

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Burundi: SC urges dialogue amid deteriorating situation

Burundi: SC urges dialogue amid deteriorating situation

06 Apr 2018 | 4:07 PM

United Nations, Apr 6 (UNI) Expressing deep concern over the slow pace of the inter-Burundian dialogue and the lack of engagement by the Government, the United Nations Security Council has called on all stakeholders, in particular the authorities to commit to the dialogue and reach an agreement ahead of the 2020 elections.

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China human rights: Wife marches for 'vanished' husband

06 Apr 2018 | 3:47 PM

Beijing, Apr 6 (UNI) The wife of a detained Chinese lawyer has begun a march of more than 100km (62 miles) to try to find answers about his fate, says a BBC News report.

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Japanese athletes take UN Global Goals forward

06 Apr 2018 | 3:40 PM

United Nations, Apr 6 (UNI) On the International Day of Sport, world renowned Japanese athletes are joining a United Nations-backed campaign to promote global development goals through the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games their country will host in 2020.

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Azerbaijan seeks Indian help to set up phrama JVs

06 Apr 2018 | 3:38 PM

Baku, Apr 6 (UNI) The Central Asian republic of Azerbaijan has invited experts from India to set up joint ventures for production of pharmaceuticals and medical products in its Special Economic Zones and is seeking cooperation in the field of agriculture and education.

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South Korea: Former Prez gets 24-year prison term

06 Apr 2018 | 3:33 PM

Seoul, Apr 6 (UNI) South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye was formally convicted and sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday.

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China family finds lost daughter after 24-year search

06 Apr 2018 | 3:26 PM

Beijing, Apr 6 (UNI) A Chinese couple have been reunited with their daughter who went missing 24 years ago, said a BBC report on Friday.

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Ottawa fertility doctor implanted own sperm in clients

06 Apr 2018 | 3:13 PM

Ottawa, Apr 6 (UNI) Nine more people whose parents went to an Ottawa fertility doctor have joined a class-action lawsuit accusing him of using his own sperm to inseminate clients, joining two other women who first made the claim in 2016, according to a CBC News report.

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UN chief applauds Sierra Leoneans for peaceful elections

06 Apr 2018 | 2:55 PM

United Nations, Apr 6 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has taken note of the announcement by the National Electoral Commission on 4 April of the final results of the presidential run-off election in Sierra Leone, the UN Spokesman said.

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UN calls for restraint ahead of renewed Palestinian protests at Gaza fence

06 Apr 2018 | 2:48 PM

United Nations, Apr 6 (UNI) After last week’s deadly violence near the Gaza fence and with fresh protests planned at the Gaza-Israel border tomorrow, the United Nations has urged all parties to refrain from any act that could lead to further violence or place civilians – especially children – in harm’s way.

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UN celebrates voice and visibility of women/girls with autism

06 Apr 2018 | 2:36 PM

United Nations, Apr 6 (UNI) Activists, ambassadors and actors have gathered at the United Nations to underline their commitment to empowering women and girls with autism, a lifelong neurological condition that begins in childhood and is characterised by some degree of impaired social behaviour, communication and language.

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SC debates Salisbury chemical attack

06 Apr 2018 | 2:30 PM

United Nations, Apr 6 (UNI) During a heated debate in the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, Russia again rejected allegations levelled by the United Kingdom that Moscow was behind a deadly nerve-agent attack in the English city of Salisbury on 4 March.

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