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‘Strong India would act as counterbalance to China’

PTI Washington Asserting that India maintains the capacity to counter border provocations by China, the outgoing...

Health Canada says looking into death of doctor who received Pfizer vaccine

SPUTNIK Washington Canadian public health officials are investigating the death of a Florida doctor who received...

Iran holds naval parade in the Persian Gulf

AP Tehran Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Saturday held a naval parade in the Persian Gulf,...

Israel airstrikes east Syria, kills dozens of fighters

AP Beirut Israeli warplanes carried out intense airstrikes on eastern Syria early Wednesday, apparently targeting positions...

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Climate deal urgent after weather-linked disasters kill 6,00,000 in 20 years: UN

Geneva: Weather-related disasters have grown more frequent over the last 20 years, claiming more than 600,000 lives, the UN said today, issuing a further...

Need to delink religion from terror: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Warning that terrorism is the “biggest threat” to the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it should be delinked from...

Western leaders vow to destroy Islamic State

BRUSSELS: Western leaders stepped up the rhetoric against the Islamic State (IS) group on Sunday as residents of the Belgian capital awoke to largely...

US will not relent in campaign against ISIS, says Obama

KUALA LUMPUR (MALAYSIA): President Barack Obama has vowed that the United States and its international partners “will not relent” in the fight against the...

Sri Lanka halves list of banned pro-LTTE outfits

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has halved the number of Tamil diaspora groups banned by his predecessor for having links with the LTTE,...

Gunfire, explosions in Burundi kill at least 5

NAIROBI: At least five people were killed in overnight clashes in Burundi, police said on Sunday, and residents reported a battle at the president’s...

Nepal police shoot dead 2 Madhesis in fresh clashes

KATHMANDU (NEPAL): Nepal police shot and killed two Indian-origin Madhesis participating in a blockade of a key highway in the volatile southern plains over...

India for counter-terror cooperation with ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR: Joint fight against terror and the early need for settling territorial and maritime disputes in the South China Sea figured prominently in...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A lacklustre affair

This is just another year at IFFI with lots of money involved but little to show for it NT...

Sleep is the best medicine

Deepika Rathod A good night’s sleep makes one happy and feel rejuvenated. It also has innumerable benefits on the...

The Compromised IFFI

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR Terry Eagleton, the well-known British literary theorist had once said, “After all, if you do...

Asmitai Dis

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today, on January 16, 2021, we celebrate the historic Opinion Poll Day as ‘Asmitai Dis’! Let...