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  • Why the Moon's South Pole ?
  • Weighty issues of Chandrayaan-2 !
  • Chandrayaan-2 entering Lunar orbit, a tense 30-minute operation : Sivan
  • Chandrayaan-2 inserted into Lunar Obit
  • Hong Kong gov't to start work immediately on building platform for dialogue: Carrie Lam
  • Former Raebareli MLA passes away
  • Trump, Khan discuss Kashmir on phone: White House
  • Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniv
  • 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup bid draws interest
  • Macron says confident in European future of Russia after meeting with Putin
  • Johnson discusses Brexit, trade issues with Trump
  • Dengue cases in Philippines surge to more than 188,000, with over 800 deaths
  • Johnson writes to EU, tries to reopen Brexit talks
  • US may view efforts to assist Iranian tanker as material support for terror - State Dept
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Malaysian state bans Zakir Naik's religious speeches

Malaysian state bans Zakir Naik's religious speeches

19 Aug 2019 | 2:32 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (UNI) A day after Islamic preacher Zakir Naik was not allowed to participate in 'racial politics' by Malaysian government, Melaka became the seventh state of Malaysia to ban his controversial speeches.

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Trump talks to Tim Cook about China tariffs, Samsung competition

19 Aug 2019 | 1:04 PM

Washington, Aug 19 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has said that he talked to Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports and Apple's South Korean competitor Samsung.

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Iran tanker leaves Gibraltar after British territory rejects US demand

19 Aug 2019 | 11:56 AM

London, Aug 19 (UNI) The Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain for weeks, left Gibraltar for international waters on Monday, after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to seize the vessel.

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Trump warns China to risk trade deal against Hong Kong crackdown

Trump warns China to risk trade deal against Hong Kong crackdown

19 Aug 2019 | 10:53 AM

Washington, Aug 19 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has warned China to risk trade deal, if it continued to use violence against the Hong Kong protesters.

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Afghanistan backs India on Kashmir, flays Pak

Afghanistan backs India on Kashmir, flays Pak

19 Aug 2019 | 10:31 AM

Kabul, Aug 19 (UNI) Days after Pakistan was thwarted at UN stage, it's northern neighbour Afghanistan on Monday lashed out at Pak's US envoy for making 'reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible statements' on the Afghan peace process.

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At least 20 killed in fuel truck explosion in west Uganda

At least 20 killed in fuel truck explosion in west Uganda

19 Aug 2019 | 9:55 AM

Kampala, Aug 19 (UNI) At least 20 people were killed and dozen of others injured as a fuel tanker caught fire in western Uganda, local media reported on Monday.

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Thousands stood up for Hong Kong on Sunday

Thousands stood up for Hong Kong on Sunday

18 Aug 2019 | 11:46 PM

Hong Kong, Aug 18 (UNI) Over 1.

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Zakir Naik not allowed to participate in 'racial politics': Malaysian PM Mahathir

Zakir Naik not allowed to participate in 'racial politics': Malaysian PM Mahathir

18 Aug 2019 | 9:44 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 18 (UNI) Two days after Malaysian government has said that Zakir Naik's Permanent Resident status may be revoked, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad on Sunday said that the controversial preacher was indulging in 'politics' and not mere religious preaching.

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Jaishankar to visit Bangladesh for two-day trip tomorrow

Jaishankar to visit Bangladesh for two-day trip tomorrow

18 Aug 2019 | 9:14 PM

Dhaka, Aug 18 (UNI) In his first visit as External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will be visiting Dhaka on Monday in an effort to further strengthen the relations between the two countries.

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IS claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall attack

IS claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall attack

18 Aug 2019 | 6:42 PM

Kabul, Aug 18 (UNI) The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for the explosion at a wedding in Kabul that left at least 63 people dead and more than 180 injured.

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Imran Khan govt completes first year in office

Imran Khan govt completes first year in office

18 Aug 2019 | 3:20 PM

Islamabad, Aug 18 (UNI) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday completed its first year in office.

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Eleven killed, 4 injured at van collision in eastern Thailand

Eleven killed, 4 injured at van collision in eastern Thailand

18 Aug 2019 | 3:03 PM

Bangkok, Aug 18 (UNI) A van collision in eastern Thailand killed 11 and injured four on Sunday, local media reported.

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Nine civilians killed in roadside bomb blast in N Afghanistan

Nine civilians killed in roadside bomb blast in N Afghanistan

18 Aug 2019 | 2:53 PM

Kabul, Aug 18 (UNI) Hours after a deadly attack in the Afghan capital in which 63 people were killed in a wedding ceremony, a roadside bomb on Sunday claimed another nine lives in northern province of Balkh.

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Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference'

18 Aug 2019 | 12:09 PM

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Hong Kong, Aug 18 (UNI) Hong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,000 protesters after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnings from Beijing and no sign of concessions from the city’s government.

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Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference'

18 Aug 2019 | 12:01 PM

Hong Kong, Aug 17 (UNI) Hong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,000 protesters after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnings from Beijing and no sign of concessions from the city’s government.

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