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  • AP CM ends fast, slams Centre
  • Distribution scheme: Only 7 lakh shoes were of poor quality: UP govt tells to HC
  • Police recovers two abducted girls, arrests kidnappers in Kashmir
  • Swedish Academy admits names of Nobel prizewinners were leaked
  • Guidelines for playing national anthem under process
  • UK's HBS signs MoU with city-based nursing school for recruitment in UK
  • Rajouri Police frames three-member SIT in teenager’s death, mobile service snapped
  • Myanmar minister says conditions in Rohingya refugee camps "very poor"
  • Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election
  • Ahead of Malaysian polls, bots flood Twitter with pro-government messages
  • Erdogan's shock election call brings cherished powers within reach
  • Agriculture Dept constitutes flying squads to prevent sale of
  • Unnao rape: Police remand of BJP MLA extended for one more week
  • Formidables of Delhi lead in National Bridge championship
  • CPI workers take out morcha in Kolhapur
World

Bosnia and Herzegovina: No valid reason for vaccine hesitancy

19 Apr 2018 | 5:55 PM

Sarajevo, Apr 19 (UNI) Immunisation rates in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina are as low as 40 per cent in some areas and continuing to decline, increasing the risk of large disease outbreaks.

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US will hurt itself with action on ZTE, says China

19 Apr 2018 | 5:51 PM

Beijing, Apr 19 (UNI) China said on Thursday that the Trump administration's action against leading Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp will damage itself, reports news agency Xinhua.

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New data from Africa allays fears of bowel obstruction from rotavirus vaccine

19 Apr 2018 | 5:12 PM

Brazzaville, Apr 19 (UNI) An evaluation carried out by the World Health Organisation (WHO), US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and country partners shows that administering monovalent rotavirus vaccine to African infants does not increase the risk of intussusception above base line levels.

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Israel asked to halt plans to relocate Palestinian Bedouin communities in WB

Israel asked to halt plans to relocate Palestinian Bedouin communities in WB

19 Apr 2018 | 4:55 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) A senior United Nations humanitarian official has called on Israeli authorities to halt plans to demolish Palestinian-owned structures and cease plans for the relocation of Palestinian Bedouin communities in the West Bank.

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Six Bangladeshis killed in S Arabia fire; Family faces uncertain future

19 Apr 2018 | 4:54 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNI) The death of Mohiuddin Rashed in a fire in northwestern Saudi Arabia
has sent shock wave to his family Kulfurer Nesa, mother of Rashed, who suffered a stroke
after hearing the death news.

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Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed

Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed

19 Apr 2018 | 4:46 PM

London, Apr 19 (UNI) Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned in England as part of the government's bid to cut plastic waste, a BBC News report said on Thursday.

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Chem-watchdog confirms UK findings on Salisbury nerve agent

Chem-watchdog confirms UK findings on Salisbury nerve agent

19 Apr 2018 | 4:41 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) A technical team sent by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom has identified toxic agents consistent with the UK’s initial investigation, the top United Nations disarmament official has told the Security Council.

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China calls on India to get on board with Nepal projects

China calls on India to get on board with Nepal projects

19 Apr 2018 | 4:34 PM

Beijing, Apr 19 (UNI) China has called on India to get involved in its connectivity projects with Nepal, saying they should both support the landlocked nation’s development in an apparent bid to play down concerns over rivalry between the two Asian giants, a report in the South China Morning Post has said.

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More than 200 child soldiers released in South Sudan

More than 200 child soldiers released in South Sudan

19 Apr 2018 | 4:25 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) Two hundred and seven child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, part of a series of planned discharges that should see nearly 1,000 children return home over the coming months.

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Justice must for victims of crimes in Syria

Justice must for victims of crimes in Syria

19 Apr 2018 | 4:21 PM

United Nations, Apr 19 (UNI) Those who committed the most serious crimes in Syria must be identified, and criminal case files must be built as the basis for prosecutions, the head of a United Nations body assisting these efforts has said.

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SACP assures MQMSA of cooperation for common good

19 Apr 2018 | 3:20 PM

Johannesburg, Apr 19 (UNI) South African Communist Party (SACP) has assured Muttahida Qaumi Movement South Africa (MQMSA) of future co-operation "for the sake of common cause".

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#MeToo hits Japan as top official resigns

#MeToo hits Japan as top official resigns

19 Apr 2018 | 2:44 PM

Tokyo, Apr 19 (UNI) A top Japanese official resigned on Wednesday following allegations he sexually harassed female journalists, a BBC News report said.

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Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful

Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful

19 Apr 2018 | 2:20 PM

Washington, Apr 19 (UNI) US President Donald Trump says if his planned talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are not fruitful he will "walk out", a BBC News report said.

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Greenwood Gurdwara incident does not reflect Sikh values: SikhsPAC chairman

Greenwood Gurdwara incident does not reflect Sikh values: SikhsPAC chairman

19 Apr 2018 | 8:05 AM

Indianapolis, Apr 19 (UNI) Sikhs Political Action Committee Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa has expressed deep concern over the recent clash at Gurdwara Shri Guru HarGobind Sahib Ji - Greenwood, Indianapolis.

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PM says informed Pak on surgical strikes before media, takes jibe at Cong for criticism on strikes, Unnao and Kathua rapes

19 Apr 2018 | 2:13 AM

London, Apr 18 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday warned Pakistan against exporting terror, and said his government informed Pakistan on surgical strikes before media
He also called on political partner not to politics issue of rapes.

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