Friday, November 15, 2019

PM Modi arrives in Brazil: hopes BRICS Summit will boost economic, cultural links

Brasilia, Nov 13 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hoped that the BRICS summit will enhance the economic and cultural linkages between the...

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’

HONG KONG, Nov 13: Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a "blossom everywhere" campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled...

At least seven killed in Kabul car bomb blast

KABUL, Nov 13: At least seven people were killed and ten wounded, including four foreigners, when a minivan packed with explosives detonated during Kabul's...

IEA says world needs ‘laser-like focus’ to bring down emissions

PARIS, Nov 13: The world must do much more to slash emissions if it is to defuse the climate change time bomb and deliver...

Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city

VENICE, Nov 13: Venetians woke Wednesday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas,...

UK General Election: Labour Party’s diaspora group slams lack of Indian-origin candidates

London, Nov 13 (PTI): Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the representative diaspora group of the UK's Opposition Labour Party, on Wednesday issued a sharp...

15 die in Bangladesh train accident

Dhaka, Nov 12 (PTI) At least 15 people were killed and over 50 others injured in a head-on collision between two trains in Brahmanbaria...

Chinese state media praises Hong Kong police ‘restraint’

Beijing, Nov 12 (AFP) State media in China on Tuesday said the People's Liberation Army was on hand if necessary to support police in...

ArcelorMittal to shut Saldanha plant in S Africa, 1000 workers affected

Johannesburg, Nov 12 (PTI) The world's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit has said it will retrench nearly 1,000 workers and shut down...

Trump says Baghdadi successor in US crosshairs

New York, Nov 12 (AFP) US President Donald Trump placed the Islamic State group's new chief in the crosshairs Monday as he marked Veterans'...

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