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Gun violence killed 190 across America on July 4th weekend

Washington: Nearly 190 people were shot dead across the US over the July 4th or Independence Day holiday weekend, according to data...

Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa ‘fearing for life’

London: A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in...

Angela Merkel ‘horrified’ after visiting flood affected areas in Germany

Schuld: Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that she was horrified by the “surreal” devastation in the flood-ravaged region of Germany, as the...

Afghanistan rejects Pak denial on its Air Force providing cover to Taliban

New Delhi: Afghanistan’s First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has rejected Pakistan’s denial on its Air Force threatening the Afghan military and providing...

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Germany to teach Indian languages in its institutions

Berlin: Germany will promote Indian languages including Sanskrit in its educational institutions as part of an understanding reached with India while working towards resolving...

Over 300 Chinese students flunk postgraduate exam

Sydney: Over 300 Chinese students flunked an examination of a masters degree programme at the University Of Sydney in Australia, a media report here...

Pak failed in bid to get US word on Kashmir plebiscite

Washington: After starting the 1965 war, Pakistan desperately sought an assurance from the US and United Nations for a plebiscite in Kashmir but failed...

Gujarat on the boil; 7 killed

IANS   AHMEDABAD Seven people were killed, and over 100 injured as a statewide shutdown in Gujarat called by the Patidar Arakshan Andolan Samiti turned violent on...

Nepal tightens security along Indian border amid unrest

PTI   Kathmandu Security has been tightened along the porous Indo-Nepal border in western Nepal even as an Indian national was among 11 persons arrested today following...

Gunman opens fire at Indian restaurant in Sydney

PTI   Melbourne A gunman fired a shot through the front window of a crowded Indian restaurant at Harris Park in Sydney’s west, the second such incident...

Iran to start nuclear commercialisation

IANS   Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that Tehran aims to start the process of nuclear commercialisation following the conclusion of nuclear talks with the...

Israel releases asylum-seekers

Tel Aviv: Israel on Tuesday began releasing over 1,150 African asylum-seekers from an open detention centre following a Supreme Court ruling, sources said. About 600...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Getting 16 aboard on SAIL

Programmed over 10 months, Sunaparanta Art Initiator Lab (SAIL) is the new mentorship programme for 16 creative practitionerswho will synthesise art together....

Amped up

Brother-sister duo Merak’s latest track ‘Big Fishes’ attempts to protest the status quo and at the same time leaves listeners hooked to...

Protein foods: Choose them right

Rohini Diniz Dietary proteins are derived from foods of animal and plant origin and should provide between 10-15 per...

Living a masked life on campus

Most hoped that mask-wearing would be a provisional phase, but now, it appears that it will linger longer than anticipated