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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...

Strong earthquake in Indonesia topples homes, buildings; 34 killed

AP Mamuju A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight, toppling homes and...

Israel airstrikes east Syria, kills dozens of fighters

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

US House sets impeachment vote to charge Trump with incitement

PTI Washington The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives would vote on the impeachment of outgoing President Donald...

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Iran deal debate a choice between diplomacy and war, says Obama

Washington : Slamming the critics of the Iran nuclear deal, US President Barack Obama has said they failed to offer an alternative to the...

Kudankulam-II to be commissioned in 6-8 months: Indian envoy

Moscow : The second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu will be commissioned in the next 6-8 months amid efforts...

Indian envoy summoned over ‘spy’ drone

Islamabad : Pakistan today summoned India’s High Commissioner to Foreign Office here and lodged strong protest over “air space violation” by an alleged Indian...

6 Britons held for terror links deported; Indian still in jail

Beijing : Six Britons who were detained along with an Indian and 13 other foreigners in China for their alleged “terror links” have been...

‘Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh who incited Indira’s killing’

London : Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher had pressed the prosecutors to level charges against a Britain-based Sikh who incited the assassination of...

Biswal headed to India to discuss strategic ties

Washington : US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal is headed to India to make preparations for...

Japan firm’s landmark apology to US prisoners of war

Tokyo : Japan`s Mitsubishi Materials said Wednesday that it would offer a landmark apology to US prisoners of war forced to work for the...

Indian among 20 arrested in China for suspected ‘terror’ link

London/Beijing : An Indian was among 20 foreigners associated with a religiously inspired African charity arrested by Chinese authorities at an airport in northern...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

IFFI begins in COVID times

The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that is in hybrid mode this year, was inaugurated yesterday. NT...

20 Wiki regrets

Frederick Noronha A few days ago, on Friday, January 15, Wikipedia celebrated its 20th birthday. Some youngsters might find...

Suffer the children

Luis Dias To many of us growing up, fado was synonymous with Amália Rodrigues. Apart from one solitary 45...

The New Christian Bramhan Nobiliarchy

Tensing Rodrigues Could it be a mere chance that the new Christian bramhan nobiliarchy that arose within the first...