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Two NCP MPs remain absent during CAB proceedings in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Two out of four MPs of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) remained absent during ...


Assam: Liquor licensed premises to remain closed till further orders

Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Dibrugarh District Magistrate has ordered closure of liquor licensed premises from 4 pm on ...


One Killed, 80 Wounded in Taliban Attack Near US Base in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - A powerful bomb-and-gun attack on the largest American military base in Afghanistan early Wednesday killed at least one ...


CAB smoothly sails through Parliament

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill smoothly sailed through Parliament after the Rajya Sabha passed it ...


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Democrats formally charge Trump with abuse of office

WASHINGTON - Leading House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing him of ...

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

Rory McIlroy to join Tiger Woods in giving Saudi Arabia a miss

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Rory McIlroy is the latest top golfer to give Saudi Arabia a wide berth, despite being ...

FBI investigation into Trump campaign was intrusive, says Barr

WASHINGTON, DC - The FBI had little evidence to launch the investigation into the Trump presidential campaign, according to U.S. ...

Mounting alarm over treatment of protesters in Iran

GENEVA, Switzerland - In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm ...

US: North Korea Missile Tests Deeply Counterproductive'

UNITED NATIONS - North Korea's ballistic missile tests have been "deeply counterproductive" and risk closing the door on prospects for ...

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Asian stock markets broadly hgiher, the Nikkei 225 however dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mainly higher in Asia on Wednesday, although in Japan they dipped marginally.China's Shanghai Composite gained ...

Taste share price falls on poor earnings forecast

Taste Holdings' share price fell on Wednesday after it announced it expects to make losses for the half-year ended August ...

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Every morning, just before the daily power cut kicks in, Juliet Gumbo enters her kitchen to start ...

Inside the boxful of Georgians dreams

Once upon a time, the richest man in Georgia collected people's dreams.At a May 2012 campaign rally of the then-opposition ...

Mexico transformed? Challenges, changes after a year of leftist government

A year ago, the first leftist president in Mexico's modern history took office.The victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commonly ...

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India, Germany agree to deepen cooperation in combating terrorism

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to further deepen cooperation in combating terrorism through ...


5 new ways for schools to work with families

Text messages, email alerts, open houses, fundraising appeals, robocalls - parents know the drill. They are inundated with requests from ...


Former German Manager On Trial For Bribing Of Turkmen Oil Officials

A former manager of Germany's MAN company has gone on trial in Munich on charges of bribing top officials at ...


Sensex closes 173 points higher but Yes Bank plunges by 13.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The last hour of trading on bourses capped a volatile session on Wednesday with ...


Edutech start-up Noon Academy launches new office in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Dec 11 (ANI/NewsVoir): Riyadh headquartered Noon Academy, one of the fastest-growing Edutech start-ups in the Middle East ...


ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1 pc in current fiscal

Manila [Philippines], Dec 11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing ...


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