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Indian teacher commits suicide in Dubai

DUBAI: An Indian teacher was found dead after he allegedly committed suicide at his apartment here in the UAE, a media report said today. Antony Benjamin, who hailed from Jaipur,… Read more »

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Putin says Aleppo recapture ‘very important’ for Syria

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said today the recapture of the devastated city of Aleppo by Syrian regime forces was a “very important” step towards stabilizing the war-torn country. “The liberation… Read more »

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Italy confirms Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan

ROME: The Tunisian man suspected of carrying out the deadly Berlin truck attack at the Christmas market was shot dead by police today in Milan, Italy’s interior minister Marco Minniti… Read more »

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British Home Secretary assures Sikhs on tackling hate crimes

LONDON: Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited a Gurdwara in Southall to discuss the importance of tackling hate crime against Sikhs, amid reports of increased hate crimes after the Brexit… Read more »

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group in US urges Obama to delist LTTE

WASHINGTON/COLOMBO: A Tamil Diaspora group in the US has appealed to President Barack Obama to de-proscribe the LTTE as a terror outfit in the country, saying this could give a… Read more »

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Obama warns Russia of retaliation over hacking in US elections

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has warned Russia that the US would retaliate overtly and covertly against it for its meddling in the recent presidential election through cyberattacks. The outgoing US… Read more »

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India-origin schoolboy writes to Santa to bring peace to Syria

LONDON: A seven-year-old Indian-origin boy surprised his teacher during a class project on writing to Santa Claus to list Christmas wishes when he asked for peace in war-torn Syria instead… Read more »

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Intrauterine devices taken out from millions of women in China

BEIJING: As China relaxed its controversial one child policy this year, millions of women are being helped by hospitals to remove intrauterine devices implanted to prevent child birth in the… Read more »

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UAE-based Indian wins Children’s Peace Prize

THE HAGUE: A 16-year-old Indian environmental activist based in the UAE has won this year’s prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for her fight for climate justice and combating environmental degradation…. Read more »

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Dalai’s visit to Arunachal may damage ties: China warns India

BEIJING: China today warned India that bilateral ties may suffer “damage” and peace and stability of the border areas could be affected if it allows Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama… Read more »

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Indian-origin bus driver burnt alive in Australia

MELBOURNE: In a horrific incident, a 29-year- old Indian-origin bus driver was today burned to death when a man poured some flammable liquid on him in front of several shocked… Read more »

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Paul Beatty becomes first American to win Booker Prize

LONDON: Paul Beatty has become the first American author to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for “The Sellout” – a caustic satire on US racial politics that has earned… Read more »

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Foreign funded group wants to stop Adani project in Aus: Report

MELBOURNE:  Adani’s 21.7 billion dollar coal mine project in Australia was being targeted by a “foreign funded, highly orchestrated” group which influenced the traditional land owners and legal environmental challenges’… Read more »

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UK Mayor Sadiq Khan most influential Asian in Britain

LONDON: London Mayor Sadiq Khan, son of a bus driver from Pakistan, is the most influential Asian in the UK, according to a list featuring Britain’s 101 prominent Asians, including… Read more »

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New York City Mayor declares Oct 19 as Waris Ahluwalia Day

NEW YORK: In a rare honor, New York City declared October 19, 2016 as Waris Ahluwalia day in recognition of the Sikh-American actor and designer for his “powerful” message of… Read more »

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India calls for global action against chemical weapons

UNITED NATIONS: India voiced deep concern over terror groups acquiring chemical weapons, asserting that the international community must take urgent measures and decisive actions to prevent possibility of any future… Read more »

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India used Goa BRICS Summit to outmaneuver Pak: Chinese media

BEIJING: India has “outmaneuvered” Pakistan by effectively branding it as a “regional pariah” during Goa BRICS-BIMSTEC summit where the country presented itself as a “bright spot”, strengthening its case for… Read more »

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UN top court throws out Marshall’s nuclear case against India

THE HAGUE: The UN’s highest court today threw out a bid by the tiny Marshall Islands to sue India for failing to halt the nuclear arms race, saying it lacked… Read more »

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Indian architect’s creation opens in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: A unique handmade pavilion, believed to Australia’s largest bamboo structure designed by an Indian architect using all organic materials from India, opened here in Queen Victoria Gardens. The third… Read more »

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Indian-origin man acknowledges role in daughter-in-law’s murder

TORONTO: A 67-year-old Indian-origin man in Canada has acknowledged his role in covering up the 2009 murder of his pregnant daughter-in-law by helping his daughter to get rid of the… Read more »