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Priyanka Joshi, Meghan Markle on UK’s most influential women list

PTI   London An Indian-origin biochemist has been named alongside the likes of actress-turned-royal Meghan Markle, human rights lawyer Amal…

Govt to block Musharraf’s national identity card, passport

PTI   Islamabad The Pakistan government Thursday directed the interior ministry to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport…

Trump to pardon Goan-origin conservative commentator D’Souza

PTI   WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that he was granting full pardon to Indian-American conservative commentator…

Ukraine blames Russia for murder of anti-Kremlin journalist

AFP Kiev Ukraine said Wednesday Russia’s “totalitarian machine” was behind the murder of anti-Kremlin reporter Arkady Babchenko, prompting furious denials…

India, Indonesia back rules-based and peaceful Indo-Pacific region

PTI   Jakarta India and Indonesia Wednesday stressed the importance of a free, open, transparent, rules-based and peaceful Indo-Pacific region,…

Modi, Widodo visit Arjuna Chariot

PTI   Jakarta Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday visited the Arjuna Wijaya Chariot statue, one of the iconic monuments in…

Saudi outlaws sexual harassment

AFP   Riyadh Saudi Arabia has passed a new law to criminalise sexual harassment, state media said Wednesday, less than…

Indian national dies in fall from Yosemite’s Half Dome trail in US

PTI   New York A 29-year-old Indian national fell to his death while ascending Yosemite National Park’s famous Half Dome…

Grieving families of MH370 want govt to continue search

PTI Singapore Some of the still grieving family members of the 239 people on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370,…

UK MPs probe unpublished UN ‘sex-for-food’ findings: report

AFP   London British MPs probing sexual abuse in the international charity sector are investigating an unpublished UN report from…