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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...

Biden, Harris shred Trump’s White House record

PTI Washington Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made a maiden public appearance with his running mate...

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Pak writes to UN chief, asks intervention on Kashmir

Islamabad: Stepping up its attempts to internationalise the Kashmir issue, Pakistan has written to the UN chief on the security situation along the LoC...

IS pours in reinforcements to Syria’s Koban

Beirut: The Islamic State group poured in reinforcements on Sunday for its nearly month-long siege of Kobane as the Syrian town’s Kurdish defenders kept...

Kerry in Cairo for talks on rebuilding war-ravaged Gaza

CAIRO: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo early Sunday to meet with his counterparts from European and Arab nations to talk...

Mars-like environments on Earth clue to life on Red Planet

New York: The search for life on Mars has now got a new twist as researchers believe that a study of Mars-like environment on...

China accuses US hand behind Hong Kong protests

BEIJING: Accusing the US of “manipulating” the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, China Saturday claimed that an American official, who was linked to the...

India offers cooperation to develop affordable Ebola drugs

UNITED NATIONS: India will cooperate in the development of vaccines and drugs to fight the Ebola virus “for the poorest of the poor at...

Canada appoints Indo-Canadian Nadir Patel as envoy to India

TORONTO: Indo-Canadian Nadir Patel has been appointed as Canada’s new High Commissioner to India, a move aimed at strengthening the relationship between two countries. 44-year-old...

Hong Kong government able to keep it safe, says Chinese premier

BERLIN: Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Friday that he believes the Hong Kong government is able to keep the international financial hub...

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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

Aldina Braganza I very proud to be an Indian. We are a great democracy with even a greater diversity....