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S Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

S Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

Seoul, May 27 (AP) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said today that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in their surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” The Korean leaders’ second summit in a month saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their […]

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India, Sri Lanka files among 195 files destroyed in UK

India, Sri Lanka files among 195 files destroyed in UK

London, May 27: Around 195 files including documents relating to relations between India and Sri Lanka at the peak of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) led civil war have been destroyed by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), sparking concern among archivists and researchers. While the FCO said any destruction decision would have […]

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Important to separate sentiment from facts on H1B: Nasscom chairman

Important to separate sentiment from facts on H1B: Nasscom chairman

New York, May 27 : Amid the Donald Trump administration’s heightened scrutiny of H1B work visas and uncertainty among IT professionals, Nasscom Chairman Rishad Premji has said it is important to “separate the sentiment from the fact” regarding the visas. The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in […]

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India, Russia conclude negotiations for S-400 Triumf deal

India, Russia conclude negotiations for S-400 Triumf deal

New Delhi, May 27 :  India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said. They said the two countries are now trying to find a way out to evade the provisions of a US law […]

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US aligning with India against Pak: Musharraf

US aligning with India against Pak: Musharraf

Islamabad, May 26 :  The US treats Pakistan according to its needs and “ditches” when it does not require Islamabad, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said as he accused America of aligning with India against his country. The former president and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) in an interview with Voice of […]

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China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues

China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues

Beijing, May 26 : China’s ruling Communist Party has ordered the provincial governments to regulate construction of large outdoor religious statues in a bid to prevent “commercialisation” of Buddhist and Taoist religions, official media reported today. Both Buddhism and Taoism have been officially recognised in Communist China with thousands of temples, even though they were subjected […]

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Summit with Kim may still happen: US prez Donald Trump

Summit with Kim may still happen: US prez Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, May 26: The US-North Korea nuclear summit is back in the realms of possibility. The two sides continue to play hot and cold on the proposed meeting between their leaders, but President Trump himself indicated on Friday that they had reengaged in talks after they had broken down over what Pyongyang saw as threatening […]

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S Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks

S Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks

Seoul, May 26 : South Korea today welcomed the renewed prospect of a summit between the United States and North Korea after President Trump cancelled talks with Kim Jong Un only to suggest they might still take place. “We find it fortunate that the embers of the North Korea-US talks are reignited. We are watching developments […]

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Indian eatery blast: Canadian police hunt for 2 suspects

Indian eatery blast: Canadian police hunt for 2 suspects

Toronto, May 26 : Police in Canada were today looking for the two suspects who detonated a powerful bomb inside an Indian restaurant in Ontario province, leaving 15 people injured, media reports said. The two suspects with their faces covered entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late on Thursday night, dropped the improvised explosive device and fled, […]

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15 injured in powerful explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada

15 injured in powerful explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada

Toronto, May 25 :  A powerful explosion at an Indian restaurant in Canada’s Ontario province injured 15 people, three of them seriously, when two unidentified men detonated an improvised explosive device, police said today. Two suspects with their faces covered entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late last night, dropped the device and fled, police said. […]