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  • 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
  • Council of Europe supports Putin's, Macron's readiness to resume normandy talks on Ukraine
  • US Democratic leaders urge Trump not to retreat on gun background checks
  • Russian-based site appeals US court dismissal of lawsuit against Facebook - Filing
World

N Korea slams US for conducting joint military drills with S Korea

18 Aug 2019 | 12:01 PM

Pyongyang, Aug 18 (UNI) North Korea has once again lambasted the United States for conducting joint military drills with South Korea, local media reported on Sunday.

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PM Modi addresses Bhutanese students, pledges partnership in education

PM Modi addresses Bhutanese students, pledges partnership in education

18 Aug 2019 | 10:17 AM

Thimphu, Aug 18 (UNI) Seeking to establish a closer bond between the two countries especially among youths, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said as Bhutan would pursue its fast forward journey in the contemporary setting, India would partner it in education sector in more ways than one.

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Blast rips through wedding hall in Afghanistan; 63 killed, over 180 injured

Blast rips through wedding hall in Afghanistan; 63 killed, over 180 injured

18 Aug 2019 | 9:42 AM

Kabul, Aug 18 (UNI) At least 63 people were killed and over 180 injured when a powerful explosion rocked a wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday night, according to local media.

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Blast rips through wedding hall in Afghanistan; 40 killed, over 100 injured

Blast rips through wedding hall in Afghanistan; 40 killed, over 100 injured

18 Aug 2019 | 8:50 AM

Kabul, Aug 18 (UNI) At least 40 people were killed and over 100 were wounded when a powerful explosion rocked a wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday night, according to local media.

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Bangladesh govt will now focus to improve medical science: Sheikh Hasina

18 Aug 2019 | 1:20 AM

Dhaka, Aug 17 (UNI) Putting emphasis on advancing the country's medical science further,
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government will do whatever is necessary for the
development of the field.

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PM launches RuPay card in Bhutan

PM launches RuPay card in Bhutan

17 Aug 2019 | 11:43 PM

Thimpu, Aug 17(UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched RuPay card in Bhutan making the Himalayan kingdom the second country to roll out the special services after Singapore.

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India keen to 'cultivate' Bhutan youths for closer ties: Foreign Secy

India keen to 'cultivate' Bhutan youths for closer ties: Foreign Secy

17 Aug 2019 | 8:20 PM

Thimpu, Aug 17 (UNI) India is keen to 'cultivate' younger generation of Bhutanese for enhanced ties and closer bond between the two countries and between the people of both the nations, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said here on Saturday.

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India, Bhutan to explore new areas of ties -including health care, education and science

India, Bhutan to explore new areas of ties -including health care, education and science

17 Aug 2019 | 8:01 PM

Thimpu, Aug 17 (UNI) India and Bhutan on Saturday agreed to further strengthen the bilateral relationship and decided that both sides should explore areas beyond hydro power projects and would thus will be now focusing more on health care, education and science and technology.

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It's honour to be Bhutan's friend, says PM; 10 MoUs inked

It's honour to be Bhutan's friend, says PM; 10 MoUs inked

17 Aug 2019 | 7:30 PM

Thimpu, Aug 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who embarked on a two-day visit to Bhutan on Saturday, said it is an 'honour for us' that India is a part of the development process in the Himalayan kingdom.

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US justice dept issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker

17 Aug 2019 | 5:32 PM

Washington, Aug 17 (UNI) The US justice department has issued a warrant to seize a detained Iranian oil tanker, a day after a judge in Gibraltar ordered it to be released.

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Senior commander Hemeti in Sudan promises to abide by power-sharing agreement with opposition

17 Aug 2019 | 4:53 PM

Khartoum, Aug 17 (UNI) Mohamed Hamdan "Hemeti" Dagolo - widely regarded as Sudan's most powerful man has promised to abide by a power-sharing agreement with the opposition.

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Seven killed, 4 missing as ship catches fire in central Indonesia

17 Aug 2019 | 3:47 PM

Jakarta, Aug 17 (UNI) Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others went missing as a ship caught fire in waters off central Indonesia's Southeast Sulawesi province on Saturday.

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