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Trump admin announces exemptions for H-1B, L-1 travel ban

PTI Washington In a move that could help Indian IT professionals and those working in the...

Aus to end fee subsidies to failinguniversity students

IANS Canberra The Australian government announced on Thursday that that it will stop subsidizing university fees...

Afghanistan release remaining Taliban prisoners

Kabul: Afghanistan has released the first 80 of a final 400 Taliban prisoners, paving the way for negotiations between the warring sides...

N Korea rejects flood, virus aid; lifts lockdown

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lifted a lockdown in a major city near the border with South Korea where thousands...

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Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal

Minsk (Belarus): Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany today emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine,...

Lanka appeals to UN to delay war crimes probe

Washington: Sri Lanka today appealed to the UN to delay a report into alleged war crimes committed towards the end of its nearly three...

US move to make UNFCCC changes rejected by developing nations

Geneva: A US move to make changes in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has been rejected by developing nations, including India...

Angelina Jolie opens centre for women in war-zones

London: Actress-director Angelina Jolie has joined forces with Britain’s former foreign secretary William Hague to open a centre to help combat war-zone violence against...

Iraq made no request for US forces

Baghdad: Iraq’s foreign minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari Thursday lashed out at US plans for the deployment of special forces to Iraq under the pretext of...

US declines to comment on polls; says ties growing

PTI WASHINGTON: Declining to comment on the AAP’s stunning victory in Delhi Assembly elections, the US has said that its relationship with India is growing...

US policeman leaves Indian partially paralysed

PTI WASHINGTON: A 57-year-old Indian man has been partially paralysed in the US when a police officer forced him on ground after receiving report of...

Sydney men arrested over beheading plot

IANS SYDNEY: Two Sydney men have been arrested over an alleged terror plot with possible Islamic State (IS) links after police suspected an immediate public...

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Care and compassion

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250 voices, 24 choirs, one nation

Twenty four choirs from all over India including Goa have come together as one virtual choir themed ‘Sing for India’ to sing...

A song for India

On the eve of Independence Day (August 14), singer and songwriter Akshada Bandekar released a patriotic song ‘Hum Sab EkHai / We...

An independent mind: An interdependent nation

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