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  • Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russia meddling
  • Cabinet approves doubling, electrification of Bhatni-Aurnihar line
  • Cabinet gives nod to Silkyara Bend-Barkot tunnel in Uttarkhand
  • Cabinet approves six-laning of Nidagatta-Mysuru sec in Karnataka
  • Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane on top of mountain
  • Mahadalit lynched in Bihar
  • Khaleda committed crime by embezzling Trust fund: Court
  • CM hits back at Rajnath on Meghalaya’s law and order situation
  • Maldives police arrest 25 after protest demanding leader's arrest
  • Campaign takes pace in poll-bound Meghalaya; politicians make beeline to woo voters
  • Maldives leader seeks approval to extend state of emergency
  • Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions
  • Fire in battery factory in Patparganj
  • 3 years on, Justice for Govind Pansare remains elusive
  • Reference rate fixed at 64 5254 against USD
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Saudi Arabia bans poultry imports from India over bird flu

Saudi Arabia bans poultry imports from India over bird flu

08 Feb 2018 | 7:23 PM

Riyadh, Feb 8 (UNI) Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India due to a highly pathogenic avian flu, the Saudi agriculture ministry said on Thursday.

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Current political system partially federal: Madhav Nepal

08 Feb 2018 | 6:19 PM

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Kathmandu, Feb 8 (UNI) In Nepal, CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has remarked that the current political system being implemented in the country was “partial federalism”, The Kathmandu Post reported.

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NK holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

08 Feb 2018 | 6:13 PM

Seoul, Feb 8 (UNI) North Korea has held a military parade attended by leader Kim Jong-un, a day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in South Korea, a BBC News report said on Thursday.

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Aus child sex abuse: Victims to receive national apology

08 Feb 2018 | 6:08 PM

Canberra, Feb 8 (UNI) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday said he will deliver a national apology to victims of child sexual abuse, according to a BBC News report.

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Prez Bhandari accepts letters of credence from ambassadors

08 Feb 2018 | 5:59 PM

Kathmandu, Feb 8 (UNI) Residential and non-residential ambassadors of various countries to Nepal on Thursday presented their letters of credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at latter’s office in Sheetal Niwas, according to The Himalayan Times.

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Current political system partially federal: Madhav Nepal

08 Feb 2018 | 5:45 PM

Kathmandu, Feb 8 (UNI) In Nepal, CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has remarked that the current political system being implemented in the country was “partial federalism”, The Kathmandu Post reported.

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B'desh ex-PM Khaleda Zia jailed amid clashes

B'desh ex-PM Khaleda Zia jailed amid clashes

08 Feb 2018 | 5:38 PM

Dhaka, Feb 8 (UNI) Bangladeshi Police has clashed with thousands of protesters, after opposition leader Khaleda Zia was jailed for five years for corruption, a BBC News report said here Thursday.

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Germany's Daimler issues 'full apology' to China over Dalai Lama

Germany's Daimler issues 'full apology' to China over Dalai Lama

08 Feb 2018 | 5:26 PM

Berlin, Feb 8 (UNI) The German carmaker, Daimler, has issued a second emphatic apology to China after its subsidiary, Mercedes Benz, quoted the Dalai Lama in an Instagram post on Monday, a BBC News report said on Thursday.

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Billionaire Musk successfully launches world's largest rocket

Billionaire Musk successfully launches world's largest rocket

08 Feb 2018 | 5:24 PM

New York, Feb 8 (UNI) In a move which could change the future of space travel, billionaire businessman Elon Musk has successfully launched the world's most powerful rocket, the Euronews has reported.

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Oli, Dahal summon Party Unification Committee meeting

08 Feb 2018 | 5:21 PM

Kathmandu, Feb 8 (UNI) Amid growing speculation about the possibility of unification between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre), who are set to form a new government, chairmen of the two leftist parties have summoned a Party Unification Coordination Committee (PUCC) meeting on Friday, according to a report in The Kathmandu Post.

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UNICEF restoring health services for children in Mosul

UNICEF restoring health services for children in Mosul

08 Feb 2018 | 5:18 PM

United Nations, Feb 8 (UNI) Warning about the “alarming” state of Iraq’s healthcare system, especially in war-ravaged areas in and around Mosul, the United Nations children’s agency has stepped up its support to help the Government provide critical medical services so that children and families affected by violence and displacement can resume their lives.

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Aid has done 'no harm' to the Maldives: China

08 Feb 2018 | 5:17 PM

Beijing, Feb 8 (UNI) China on Thursday said it has never attached any political conditions to aiding the Maldives, and the aid has done no harm to the country's sovereignty and independence, let alone jeopardised the Indian Ocean area's security.

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No love in Pak for Valentine's Day broadcasts

08 Feb 2018 | 5:08 PM

Islamabad, Feb 8 (UNI) Pakistan's media regulator has banned television channels and radio stations from broadcasting programming related to Valentine's Day, according to a statement, in compliance with a court order.

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Brits in Netherlands win bid to take EU citizenship case to ECJ

Brits in Netherlands win bid to take EU citizenship case to ECJ

08 Feb 2018 | 4:57 PM

Amsterdam, Feb 8 (UNI) A group of British citizens in the Netherlands has won a landmark ruling to have their bid to retain European citizenship after the UK leaves the EU referred to Europe's top court, according to a report by the Euronews.

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Energy and investment to top Modi's UAE visit

Energy and investment to top Modi's UAE visit

08 Feb 2018 | 4:53 PM

Dubai, Feb 8 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi would seek to boost India's energy security and investment in infrastructure during a visit to the United Arab Emirates this weekend as the two sides synergise their economies and deepen bilateral ties.

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