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China sees rising India as ‘rival’: US State Department

Washington: China perceives a rising India as a “rival” and wants to constrain its strategic partnership with the US, its allies, and...

White House confirms Trump admin has done what is needed for transition

PTI Washington The Trump administration has done “everything statutorily required” to do in the event of...

Recent COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs offer ray of hope: UN chief

PTI United Nations UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has described the recent breakthroughs towards development of...

Putin not ready to recognise Biden as US President

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is ready to work with any US leader, but still not ready to recognise...

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Obama asks Afghan presidential candidates to refrain from violence

PTI WASHINGTON: In an unusual personal intervention in a foreign election, US President Barack Obama has asked the two presidential candidates in Afghanistan’s disputed polls...

Two mn more Syrian children in need of aid: Unicef

Amman: Well into the fourth year of the Syrian crisis, its impact on children is becoming ever more devastating, newly-released UN data shows. The United...

One dead as powerful typhoon hits Japan’s Okinawa

TOKYO: One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were canceled in Japan as a strong typhoon...

Iraq Parliament to convene next week

Baghdad: Iraq’s parliament will meet next week to work on forming a new government, an official said today, reversing a decision to adjourn until...

More than 60 women, girls escape Islamist abductors in Nigeria

Maiduguri (Nigeria): More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Independence would be ‘catastrophic’, says Egypt President

  AFP Cairo: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned the Independence of Iraq’s Kurdish region would be “catastrophic” and cause the Middle East to splinter along...

Shevardnadze, ex-Georgian president, dies at 86

Tbilisi (Georgia): Eduard Shevardnadze, a groundbreaking Soviet foreign minister and later the president of an independent Georgia, died today at the age of 86,...

Tibetan spiritual leader

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama gestures on his 79th birthday at Choglamsar, about 10 kms from Leh, Ladakh on Sunday. The Dalai Lama...

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People helping people for a better world

The second edition of The New Earth Summit, India’s first integrative summit on solutions to problems in health, food, farming and environment...

Ek Katha, an anthem to foster unity

A young upcoming artiste Samuel Aaron Afonso recently released his debut video song ‘Ek Katha’. NT BUZZ features Danuska...

The bible in animation

NT BUZZ Goa-based Fat Hamster Studio, an animation, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) firm is creating an...

International Men’s Day celebrations

NT BUZZ Udant commemorated International Men’s Day by celebrating the achievements of men in society. The host for the...