G20 summit : Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince

Buenos Aires : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit and they discussed ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties.The two sides also held discussions on enhancing investment in technology, renewable energy and food security. “Had a fruitful interaction with
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New Delhi : It is past midnight and a group of farmers are raising chants of ”Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan” while a few volunteers are offering tea to other peasants at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan to beat the cold. Thousands of farmers from across the country converged Thursday at the historic Ramlila Ground after journeys that
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New Delhi : The Delhi Traffic Police provided special ”green corridors” to shift two critically-ill elderly patients to hospitals from the airport here, police said.Green corridor refers to a special road route that enables harvested organs meant for transplants or patients to reach hospitals. One corridor, was created Wednesday for the transfer of a 55-year-old
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Buenos Aires : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yoga is bridging the vast distance between Argentina and India, and connecting their people. Addressing participants at a yoga event, he said the practice is India’s gift to the world for health and peace. “I arrived here just a few hours ago after travelling over 15,000 kilometers
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United Nations : An estimated 120,000 children and adolescents aged 0-19 were living with HIV in India in 2017, the highest number in South Asia, according a report by UNICEF which warned that around 80 adolescents will be dying of AIDS every day globally by 2030 if progress in preventing transmission is not accelerated. The
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Kabul : At least 10 people were killed and 19 wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack at a private British security firm’s compound in Kabul, officials said, without confirming the victims’nationalities. “10 dead, 19 wounded have been evacuated from site,” health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said. An interior ministry spokesman confirmed the toll but warned it
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Stockholm : An Air India plane carrying 179 passengers struck a building at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport with its wingtip as it taxied to gate, but no injuries were reported, police said.“The 179 passengers could disembark from the plane on a mobile staircase and thereafter enter the terminal,” police wrote in a statement.The cause of the
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United Nations : India has stressed the need for broader cooperation between the United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to “fully disrupt” terror organisations and networks and take strong measures against those who provide sanctuary to terrorists. India became a full member of the SCO in June 2017 after an administrative process that
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Lima : A Peruvian oil executive warned of “catastrophe” after indigenous residents cut a major pipeline in a region of the Amazon, triggering the spill of 8,000 barrels of oil. “We could face an environmental catastrophe,” Beatriz Alva, a manager with state oil firm Petroperu, told channel N television. Alva gave the volume of spilled
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Sydney : Australian police have opened an investigation into allegations of war crimes committed by Australian military personnel in Afghanistan, officials said. A spokesman for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said they had received a “referral” concerning the war crimes allegations in June and has “accepted the matters for investigation”. “As this investigation is ongoing,
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