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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...

Health Canada says looking into death of doctor who received Pfizer vaccine

SPUTNIK Washington Canadian public health officials are investigating the death of a Florida doctor who received...

Iran holds naval parade in the Persian Gulf

AP Tehran Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Saturday held a naval parade in the Persian Gulf,...

Israel airstrikes east Syria, kills dozens of fighters

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

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Iran moves assets in successful test of lifting of sanctions

AP Tehran Iran has successfully transferred some of its formerly frozen assets in order to ensure that financial sanctions have been fully lifted in accordance with...

‘India has less than 60 days to link Azhar with Pathankot attack’

IANS Islamabad India has now less than 60 days to provide concrete evidence linking Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar with the January 2 Pathankot Air...

Seoul worries about wrong signal to Pyongyang nuke test

IANS Seoul South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday said he was worried about sending a wrong signal to North Korea unless strong UN sanctions are...

British MPs attack Donald Trump

AFP London A fool, an idiot, a buffoon; MPs lined up to attack Donald Trump for his comments on Muslims, during a parliamentary debate Monday on...

India, Israel to intensify coordination to counter terrorist activities

JERUSALEM: Contending that India and Israel face challenges of terrorism, the two countries on Monday agreed to intensify coordination to deal with the menace...

B’desh initiates process to extradite Daud Merchant to India

DHAKA: Bangladesh has started the process to extradite to India Daud Merchant, a detained top aide of fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim, Home Minister...

Pak unblocks YouTube after over three years of ban

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday unblocked YouTube nearly three years after the popular video-sharing website was banned for carrying a blasphemous movie, following assurances by...

UN food agency says 14 million face hunger in southern Africa

JOHANNESBURG: About 14 million people face hunger in Southern Africa because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern,...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A lacklustre affair

This is just another year at IFFI with lots of money involved but little to show for it NT...

The Compromised IFFI

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR Terry Eagleton, the well-known British literary theorist had once said, “After all, if you do...

Asmitai Dis

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today, on January 16, 2021, we celebrate the historic Opinion Poll Day as ‘Asmitai Dis’! Let...

Sleep is the best medicine

Deepika Rathod A good night’s sleep makes one happy and feel rejuvenated. It also has innumerable benefits on the...