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EAM Jaishankar to visit Indonesia on July 7 to attend G20 foreign ministers’ meet

EAM Jaishankar to visit Indonesia on July 7 to attend G20 foreign ministers’ meet

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay a two-day visit to Indonesia beginning Thursday to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of the G20 countries. Foreign ministers of China and Russia are also likely to attend the meeting that is set to discuss pressing global challenges, including the food and energy security arising […]

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China opens up to worldwide air travel after 2-year COVID ban, flight services to India still in limbo

China opens up to worldwide air travel after 2-year COVID ban, flight services to India still in limbo

By: K J M Varma Beijing: China has started permitting international flights after a two-year ban due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is no word yet on the resumption of air services to India even after Beijing lifted a visa ban for Indian professionals and their families last month. China is further streamlining procedures […]

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New face mask that can kill Covid virus developed

New face mask that can kill Covid virus developed

Washington:  Researchers have developed a new N95 face mask that can not only reduce COVID-19 spread but also kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus upon contact with it. The mask can potentially be worn longer, causing less plastic waste as it does not need to be replaced as frequently, the researchers said. “We think the work is […]

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Putin declares victory in embattled Donbas region of Luhansk

Putin declares victory in embattled Donbas region of Luhansk

Pokrovsk (Ukraine):  Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday declared victory in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, one day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last remaining bulwark of resistance in the province. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin in a televised meeting Monday that Russian forces had taken control of Luhansk, which […]

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Pak military leadership to hold peace talks with TTP: Interior Minister

Pak military leadership to hold peace talks with TTP: Interior Minister

Islamabad: A parliamentary committee has authorised the military leadership of Pakistan to hold peace talks with the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said. He said on Saturday that the military leadership would inform the committee about any progress in the talks and the matter would then be debated in Parliament. The […]

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Sri Lankan Navy nabs 51 people illegally migrating to Australia to escape economic crisis: Official

Colombo: The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday nabbed 51 people who were planning to illegally migrate from the island nation to Australia through the sea route, according to an official statement, a fourth such incident in the last one week owing to the ongoing economic crisis in the nation. According to the Sri Lankan Navy, […]

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India among top five countries of birth for naturalised US citizens

India among top five countries of birth for naturalised US citizens

Washington: The United States welcomed 661,500 new citizens as of June 15 in the fiscal year 2022, with India the second largest country of birth for naturalised American citizens in the first quarter after Mexico. “Throughout our nation’s history, the promise of both life and liberty, and the freedom to pursue happiness, is what has […]

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China’s top diplomat visits Myanmar amid opposition protest

China’s top diplomat visits Myanmar amid opposition protest

Bangkok: China’s top diplomat on Saturday arrived on his first visit to Myanmar since the military seized power last year to attend a regional meeting that the government said was a recognition of its legitimacy and opponents protested as a violation of peace efforts. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will join counterparts from Myanmar, Laos, […]

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If Pak, India ever forge peaceful relations, its credit will also go to Lambah: Pakistan’s ex-diplomats

If Pak, India ever forge peaceful relations, its credit will also go to Lambah: Pakistan’s ex-diplomats

Islamabad, Jul 2 (PTI) Satinder Lambah was an “epitome of diplomacy” and if Pakistan and India can ever forge peaceful relations, its credit will also go to the veteran Indian diplomat, prominent former members of the Pakistani diplomatic community said on Saturday. Lambah, 81, passed away in New Delhi on Thursday. He headed the crucial […]

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China’s top diplomat visits Myanmar amid opposition protest

China’s top diplomat visits Myanmar amid opposition protest

Bangkok:  China’s top diplomat on Saturday arrived on his first visit to Myanmar since the military seized power last year to attend a regional meeting that the government said was a recognition of its legitimacy and opponents protested as a violation of peace efforts. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will join counterparts from Myanmar, Laos, […]

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