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  • 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
  • INLD legislator Gangwa from Haryana joins BJP
  • UP BJP MLA was shot during Holi
  • Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
  • No code violation in Rahul's inter-action with college students, but EC seeks 'further report' on contents of speech
  • Pending salary: Mill workers resort to novel agitation
  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
World

World Bank approves $ 70 million to improve services in rural Sri Lanka

15 Mar 2019 | 9:24 PM

Colombo, Mar 15 (UNI) The World Bank on Friday approved a $70 million credit to improve the quality of life of around one million people living in Northern, North Central, Eastern and Uva Provinces in Sri Lanka.

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Three Bangladeshis dead in Christchurch mosque shootings

15 Mar 2019 | 8:44 PM

Dhaka, Mar 15 (UNI) At least three Bangladeshis are among the dead in Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand, an official said on Friday.

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Raytheon recieves 402.66 million dollar contract for SPY-6 radars from US navy

15 Mar 2019 | 8:10 PM

Washington, Mar 15 (UNI) Raytheon Co.

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Pasir Gudang chemical spill: Malaysia sees spike in cases

15 Mar 2019 | 7:31 PM

Pasir Gudang, Mar 15 (UNI) The number of cases at the medic base, where a large number of people are affected by the pollution stemming from the recent chemical dumping incident at Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium continue to grow.

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Iran bans Boeing 737 MAX flights in its airspace

15 Mar 2019 | 7:24 PM

Tehran, Mar 15 (UNI) Iran Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) announced that the country has banned 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft from flying in the country’s airspace following the second deadly crash in 5 months.

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Pakistan seeks to inter-connect with Central Asia through railways

15 Mar 2019 | 6:41 PM

Islamabad, Mar 15 (UNI) Pakistan is planning to expand its rail network to Tehran, Istanbul and other central Asian countries with the help and cooperation of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).

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Nearly 55,000 visas granted to Chinese businessmen in 2018: Pakistan

15 Mar 2019 | 5:35 PM

Islamabad, Mar 15 (UNI) Around fifty-five thousand Chinese businessmen and workers were issued visas by Pakistan Embassy in Beijing and its four consulates, last year.

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UNDP honours Bhutan King

UNDP honours Bhutan King

15 Mar 2019 | 5:27 PM

Thimphu, Mar 15 (UNI) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has presented a Special Award of Recognition to the Bhutanese king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck for advancing human development and the wellbeing and happiness of the people of Bhutan.

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Iran bans Boeing 737 Max from its Airspace

15 Mar 2019 | 5:21 PM

Tehran, Mar 15 (UNI) Iran's aviation agency has banned overflights of Boeing 737 Max from its airspace, following two air disasters in a span of five months.

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US shows concern over human rights situation in Bangladesh

15 Mar 2019 | 5:20 PM

Dhaka, Mar 15 ( UNI) The US Department of State in a report expressed its dissatisfaction regarding human rights practices in Bangladesh.

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After deadly escalation, Israel, Hamas agree to maintain border truce

15 Mar 2019 | 5:11 PM

Jerusalem, Mar 15 (UNI) After an overnight deadly escalation between Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Hamas in the Gaza strip, a ceasefire agreement was reached between Israel and Hamas, according to Islamic Jihad spokesman Daoud Shehab on Friday.

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North Korea may break off US talks

North Korea may break off US talks

15 Mar 2019 | 5:10 PM

Seoul, Mar 15 (UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may break off denuclearisation talks with the US and resume missile and nuclear testing, a senior North Korean official says.

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Nearly 55,000 visas granted to Chinese businessmen in 2018: Pakistan

15 Mar 2019 | 5:03 PM

Islamabad, Mar 15 (UNI) Around fifty-five thousand Chinese businessmen and workers were issued visas by Pakistan Embassy in Beijing and its four consulates, last year.

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Bhutan Media Foundation signs MoU with UNESCO

15 Mar 2019 | 4:35 PM

Thimphu, Mar 15 (UNI) Bhutan Media Foundation (BMF) and UNESCO have signed an MoU on the project ‘Strengthening Investigative Journalism to Ensure Public Access to Information’.

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