Saturday, Nov 17 2018 | Time 22:50 Hrs(IST)
  • Woman allegedly attacks her children, attempts suicide in Delhi
  • Guv compliments administration for ensuring free, fair panchayat polls
  • HC passes discharge order in favour of CM
  • England on the brink of tense, series-clinching victory
  • KTR receives Business Reformer of the Year Award on behalf of CM KTR
  • Brilliant South Africa bowling sees off Australia in shortened match
  • Trent Boult four-for inspires New Zealand fightback against Pakistan
  • UNGA committee approves resolution on rights violations against Rohingyas
  • Two youths arrested for murder of 60-yr-old man in Thane
  • One more debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in Nanded
  • Telangana Assembly polls 2018: 643 nominations received on 6th day
  • High turnout in J&K local body polls sets the tone for next eight phases of elections
  • Farmers Protest: Seven trains from Jammu Tawi Railway Station cancelled
  • Muslims happy with ticket allotments by Congress : TPCC

Australia to take leading role in push against protectionism: PM

17 Nov 2018 | 8:44 AM

PORT MORESBY, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared that his government will fight against rising trade protectionism.

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Malaysian PM calls for inclusive policies in coping with technological disruptions

17 Nov 2018 | 8:40 AM

PORT MORESBY, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday called for better polices to prevent inequality from being widened due to the advance of new technology and automation.

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UN envoy to work toward UN oversight of Yemeni port

17 Nov 2018 | 8:30 AM

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 17 (Xinhua) The UN envoy for Yemen said Friday he plans to visit Hodeidah next week to work toward a UN supervision over the Yemeni port that handles 80 percent of the humanitarian relief to the war-torn country.

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Israel's snap elections may be held on March 26

17 Nov 2018 | 8:01 AM

JERUSALEM, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Heads of the coalition factions in Israeli government agreed that the Israeli parliament (Knesset) elections would be advanced from November 2019 to March 26th, 2019, the Hebrew-language "Ynet" reported on Friday.

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Medvedev calls for searching remedies to tackle potential digital revolution threats

17 Nov 2018 | 7:52 AM

Port Moresby, Nov 17 (Sputnik) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday warned against potential threats of digital revolution, saying that solutions to address them should be sought for.

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US urges Turkey to release jailed academics tied to activist Osman Kavala

17 Nov 2018 | 7:46 AM

Washington, November 17 (Sputnik) The United States urges Turkey to release academics and journalists detained over ties to the Anatolia Culture Association founded by jailed human rights activist Osman Kavala, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a press release.

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Fire kills mother, four children in Nigeria

17 Nov 2018 | 7:43 AM


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Ukraine hosts third Silk Road forum to strengthen cooperation with China

17 Nov 2018 | 7:41 AM

KIEV, Nov 17 (Xinhua) The 3rd Ukraine Silk Road Forum was held here on Friday, bringing together about 800 officials, representatives of the business community and public figures from China and Ukraine.

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US state department confirms reports on Cyber attacks involving impersonation of employees

17 Nov 2018 | 7:40 AM

Washington, Nov 17 (Sputnik) The US State Department told Sputnik it was aware of the reported attempted cyber attacks, involving the impersonation of its employees, against US government agencies, think tanks and businesses.

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Saudi envoy to US denies reports of directing Khashoggi to visit Turkey

17 Nov 2018 | 7:38 AM

Washington, Nov 17 (Sputnik) Saudi Ambassador to the United States Khalid bin Salman in a statement said he never told journalist Jamal Khashoggi to visit Turkey as the US government reportedly has claimed.

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Plants can offer protection against terror attacks: German study

17 Nov 2018 | 7:37 AM

Berlin, Nov 17 (Xinhua) Plants can offer protection against terrorist attacks in cities, a study published on Friday by the Bundeswehr University Munich, a higher education institution of the German Armed Forces, found.

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Senators question private immigration centers in US

17 Nov 2018 | 6:02 AM

Washington, Nov 17 (Sputnik) A group of Democratic US Senators sent letters to the private immigration detention centers GEO and CoreCivic requesting they provide information on their compliance with federal immigration detention standards after a watchdog report revealed unsafe conditions, Senator Elizabeth Warren's office said in a press release.

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Pompeo, Finnish Foreign minister discuss security in Baltic sea

17 Nov 2018 | 5:59 AM

Washington, Nov 17 (Sputnik) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini discussed the challenges that Russia poses to the security of the United States and Europe, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a press release.

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Rights group concerned by possible US prosecution of Assange

17 Nov 2018 | 5:57 AM

Moscow, Nov 17 (Sputnik) The US Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) expressed its concern over possible prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by the US authorities over publishing government documents, amid reports that the US government had filed charges against the whistleblower.

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Zuckerberg quizzed on reports of attacking critics using contractors

17 Nov 2018 | 5:31 AM

Washington, Nov 17 (Sputnik) Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg needs to respond to allegations that his company hired contractors to spread hostile reports about its critics, four US senators wrote to Zuckerberg in a letter.

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