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PM Narendra Modi assured us India won't deport NRC-excluded people to Bangladesh: Top official

PM Narendra Modi assured us India won't deport NRC-excluded people to Bangladesh: Top official

Imam also said Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka, Harsh Vardhan Sringla, also "repeatedly told us not to worry about the exercise and indeed, it should not be our concern either".

Oct 06, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Blaze in vehicle led to deadly California wildfire which forced closure of Yosemite Park

Blaze in vehicle led to deadly California wildfire which forced closure of Yosemite Park

The vehicle believed to have caused the blaze, which originated around sunset near Savage`s Trading Post, has not been identified.

Oct 06, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
US declares Babbar Khalsa 'risk' to its interests, personnel

US declares Babbar Khalsa 'risk' to its interests, personnel

The document also lists Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and LeT among organisations that are a potential threat to the US.  

Oct 06, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
US senators denounce human rights abuses in China

US senators denounce human rights abuses in China

Although China vehemently denies it, Beijing has often been accused of violating basic principles of human rights - especially of minority communities.

Oct 06, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

Iran says it has abided by the 2015 nuclear deal, which was struck with five other world powers, besides the United States. 

Oct 06, 2018, 06:47 AM IST
Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on US

Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on US

"I love working with him. Friends will say good things and bad things."

Oct 06, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
US man accused of threatening Donald Trump with biological weapon

US man accused of threatening Donald Trump with biological weapon

William Clyde Allen III allegedly threatened to use a biological toxin as a weapon.

Oct 06, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination heads for final Senate vote

Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination heads for final Senate vote

The full confirmation vote could take place as early as Saturday.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:36 PM IST
India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions: Sources

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions: Sources

Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
Chinese Interpol chief reported missing on home visit, say French police

Chinese Interpol chief reported missing on home visit, say French police

Interpol's president Meng Hongwei has been reported missing after travelling to his native China last week, French police said on Friday. 

Oct 05, 2018, 20:33 PM IST
Watch: Donald Trump boards plane with toilet paper stuck to shoe, video goes viral

Watch: Donald Trump boards plane with toilet paper stuck to shoe, video goes viral

The incident took place at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
US reacts to Indo-Russian S-400 deal, says CAATSA not intended to damage military capabilities of allies

US reacts to Indo-Russian S-400 deal, says CAATSA not intended to damage military capabilities of allies

The United States reacted to India signing a deal with Russia for a purchase of S-400 missile defence systems.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif arrested in 2 corruption cases

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif arrested in 2 corruption cases

Shehbaz Sharif was arrested by National Accountability Bureau on Friday for his alleged involvement in two corruption cases.

Oct 05, 2018, 17:42 PM IST
During Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia exchanged 8 agreements: Here's the list

During Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia exchanged 8 agreements: Here's the list

The last annual summit was held on June 1, 2017, during the visit of the prime minister to Russia.

Oct 05, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
India-Russia joint statement after PM Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin meet: Full text

India-Russia joint statement after PM Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin meet: Full text

The historic agreement was signed at the Hyderabad House for the procurement of the five advanced S-400 Triumf missile shield systems.

Oct 05, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

While Mukwege has been honoured for his work in treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, Murad is hailed for speaking out against crimes against women.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
After China's show of aggression in South China Sea, US prepares to hit back

After China's show of aggression in South China Sea, US prepares to hit back

US Navy's Pacific Fleet's draft has proposed that a series of operations should be conducted in a single week in November, CNN reported quoting several US defence officials.

Oct 05, 2018, 12:42 PM IST
Nobel peace prize for Donald Trump? Sarcastic Twitter speculates

Nobel peace prize for Donald Trump? Sarcastic Twitter speculates

While most posts on the social media site are sceptical, there are some who say Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un is reason good enough for the honour.

Oct 05, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
Putin in India: US and China keep watch as New Delhi eyes key defence deals with Russia

Putin in India: US and China keep watch as New Delhi eyes key defence deals with Russia

All eyes would be on the possible deal for S-400 air defence system which could prove to be a game-changer for Indian Air Force even if the US has already frowned upon it.

Oct 05, 2018, 08:13 AM IST
Donald Trump's counter-terrorism strategy identifies LeT, TTP as potential threat to US

Donald Trump's counter-terrorism strategy identifies LeT, TTP as potential threat to US

"These groups, including Boko Haram, Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, and Lashkar-e Taiba, employ a range of political and terrorist tactics to undermine local governments and conduct attacks," it said.

Oct 05, 2018, 07:53 AM IST

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