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  • Traders protest in Srinagar against custodial death of school principal
  • SSC exam papers leaked in Thane dist
  • 2 dead, 13 injured as fire erupts in building in S Pakistan
  • Eight Vietnamese students drown in river
  • Elaborate security arrangements by Delhi police to ensure safe Holi
  • Holi celebration with full enthusiasm in Bihar
  • Kalraj Mishra says he is not keen for electoral battle from Deoria
  • Four ministers among who file nominations
  • EC taking all steps to prevent MCC violation: Telangana Election CEO
  • Russian lower house speaker dismisses new Ukrainian sanctions
  • BJP releases 2nd list of candidates in Arunachal, 12 names for Sikkim assembly polls
  • BJP releases 2nd list of candidates in Arunachal, 12 names for Sikkim assembly polls
  • INLD legislator Gangwa from Haryana joins BJP
  • UP BJP MLA was shot during Holi
  • Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
World

Kazakh president Nazarbaev steps down

19 Mar 2019 | 7:32 PM

Astana, Mar 19 (UNI) After nearly 30 years in power, Kazhakhstan Preseident Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday resigned and said Senate speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will serve in the interim.

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Syria: US-backed SDF captures 157 IS militants

19 Mar 2019 | 7:31 PM

Damascus, Mar 19 (UNI) The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia captured 157 militants of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) during an operation in the village of Baghuz in southeastern Syria, SDF Press Office head Mustafa Bali said on Tuesday.

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Bangladesh issues travel alert on Australia after NZ terror attacks

19 Mar 2019 | 6:51 PM

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNI) Bangladesh has issued a travel advisory for its citizens wanting to travel to Australia following the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand mosques.

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China says played 'constructive role' in reducing India, Pakistan tension

China says played 'constructive role' in reducing India, Pakistan tension

19 Mar 2019 | 5:41 PM

Beijing, March 19 (UNI) China played a “constructive role” in reducing tension between India and Pakistan and welcomed the meeting between the two to discuss and finalise modalities for the Kartarpur Corridor, says its foreign ministry.

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Massive 'Black money' stashed in abroad: Pakistan Min

19 Mar 2019 | 4:10 PM

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Islamabad, Mar 19 (UNI) A minister in the Imran Khan-led dispensation has made appalling claims regarding stashing away of $ 11 billion money in more than 1,52,500 offshore bank accounts by the Pakistani nationals.

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Construction of new nuclear plants moving ahead in excellent manner : Iran's atomic chief

19 Mar 2019 | 3:11 PM

Tehran, Mar 19 (UNI) Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi on Monday said that the construction of two new nuclear plants in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr are under construction and moving in an excellent manner.

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Brexit: Theresa to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling

Brexit: Theresa to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling

19 Mar 2019 | 2:24 PM

London, Mar 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Theresa May will meet her cabinet later as she considers her next steps on Brexit, after her plans were thrown into doubt by the House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow.

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Christchurch attacks: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

Christchurch attacks: Ardern vows never to say gunman's name

19 Mar 2019 | 2:19 PM

Wellington, Mar 19 (UNI) New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed never to say the name of the Christchurch mosque gunman.

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€2 billion to fast forward creation of EIC

19 Mar 2019 | 12:50 PM

Brussels, Mar 19 (UNI) Ahead of the 21-22 March European Council discussion on innovation, industry and competitiveness, the European Commission takes decisive steps to set up a European Innovation Council (EIC).

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What is South-South cooperation and why does it matter?

19 Mar 2019 | 12:43 PM

United Nations, Mar 19 (UNI) This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation, or BAPA+40.

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Massive 'Black money' stashed in abroad: Pakistan Min

19 Mar 2019 | 12:29 PM

Islamabad, Mar 19 (UNI) A minister in the Imran Khan-led dispensation has made appalling claims regarding stashing away of $ 11 billion money in more than 152,500 offshore bank accounts by the Pakistani nationals.

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Gaza investigators call on Israel to review ‘rules of engagement’ as Gaza protest anniversary looms

19 Mar 2019 | 11:28 AM

United Nations, Mar 19 (UNI) Human Rights Council-appointed investigators have urged Israel to revise its military rules of engagement, shortly before the one-year anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations at the country’s border fence with Gaza, that have left hundreds of Palestinians dead and thousands more injured.

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UN pledges to prevent and mitigate any risk of violence in DR Congo

19 Mar 2019 | 11:12 AM

Kinshasa, Mar 19 (UNI) United Nations mission chief Leila Zerrougi has pledged to do utmost to prevent and mitigate any risk of violence’ in Democratic Republic of Congo.

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UN records 259 cases of sexual exploitation in 2018, awareness also increased in UN-related staff

19 Mar 2019 | 11:01 AM

United Nations, Mar 19 (UNI) The United Nations has recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly.

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Utrecht Tram shooting: Dutch police arrest suspect after three killed

Utrecht Tram shooting: Dutch police arrest suspect after three killed

19 Mar 2019 | 10:27 AM

Utrecht (Netherlands), Mar 19 (UNI) Dutch authorities have arrested a 37-year old man suspected of opening fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht, killing three people and injuring five others.

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