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Washington: Pakistan no longer enjoys international support on Kashmir and is unlikely to get an approval for a referendum in the region from the UN Security Council, a former Pakistani envoy to the US has said. "Kashmir is an emotive issue in Pakistan because of the failure of its leaders to inform their people that Pakistan no longer enjoys international support on the matter," said Husain Haqqani, ...
8.40 am:Shutdown hits commuters in HimachalThe shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures on Wednesday hit the commuters most as over 2,000 state roadways buses went off road.However, the state government offices and educational institutions were functioning normally and there was no report of violence anywhere in the state.The impact of the shutdown was ...
Colombo, Sept 1 (IBNS) Ishant Sharma on Tuesday became the eighth Indian bowler to take 200 Test wickets when he dismissed Angelo Mathews in the last day of the third Test match that India won to put an end on their 22 years wait of winning a Test match series here.Sharma who under-performed in the first two Test matches came back strong to pick 5 wickets in the first innings of the last Test match ...
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will use lottery system to select starred hotels and first-class restaurants to conduct cleanliness audit and inspection following complaints by some hotel owners that the sleuths conduct inspection as per their discretion. Every Saturday, inspectors designated at each of 24 wards would conduct a lottery on random sampling method and pick names of hotels and ...
Markets cheered the government's move to waive MAT on capital gains made by FIIs retrospectively with the benchmark BSE Sensex gaining 242 points in opening trade on buying by funds and retail investors. The 30-share index rose by 242.93 points, or 0.94 per cent, to 25,939.37 points in early trade with all sectoral indices led by realty, consumer durables and capital goods trading in positive zone ...

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Following the first executions in Chad since 2003, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday deeply regretted the resumption of the death penalty in that country and called for an official moratorium on its use.OHCHR Spokesperson Ccile Pouilly called Saturdays execution by firing squad of 10 people sentenced to death the day before an extremely unfortunate ...
The top UN official in Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has strongly condemned Tuesday's attack by Al Shabaab militants on an African Union Mission (AMISOM) base at Janaale, Lower Shabelle Region manned by troops from the Ugandan contingent.According to AMISOM, the militants used a car loaded with explosives to trigger the attack and to facilitate their forced entry into the camp after which they engaged soldiers ...
For the past couple of weeks, social media has been dominated by two things – the infamous Indrani Mukerjea case, where the family tree appears to be of national interest; and the demand by the Patels for reservation. We’ve seen videos of policemen vandalising vehicles. We’ve seen the shells of burnt buses. And we all have an opinion on the Patels’ contention.Hardik Patel and his antics – ...
New Delhi: This week, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced (quoting the World Health Organisation) that India was free of maternal and neo-natal tetanus, the state of maternal health in Jharkhand indicates the long road still ahead in the country's dark spots. Modi was speaking at the just-concluded 24-nation Call to Action Summit, which discussed how to end preventable maternal ...
(Repeats story from Tuesday with no change in text) NEW DELHI, Sept 1 (Reuters) - India has waived retrospective imposition of a minimum alternative tax (MAT) affecting foreign funds, the Finance Minister said on Tuesday, a move that could resolve a dispute that had shaken investor confidence. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government had accepted the recommendations of a panel set up to ...
By Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new international development bank will offer loans with fewer strings attached than the World Bank, sources said, as Beijing seeks to change the unwritten rules of global development finance. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will require projects to be legally transparent and protect social and environmental interests, but will not ask ...
By Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new international development bank will offer loans with fewer strings attached than the World Bank, sources said, as Beijing seeks to change the unwritten rules of global development finance. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will require projects to be legally transparent and protect social and environmental interests, but will not ask ...
If you have hypertension, you may want to avoid coffee as a new study has revealed that it increases heart attack risks in people with high blood pressure.One U.S. expert, cardiologist David Friedman, said that although some limitations exist with this type of study, this association, especially in heavier coffee drinkers, cannot be totally discounted, Health24 reports.Friedman added that patients ...
A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of the night with an unbearable itch in his ear that grew increasingly painful, reports news.com.au.In desperation, he stuck a finger ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
By Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new international development bank will offer loans with fewer strings attached than the World Bank, sources said, as Beijing seeks to change the unwritten rules of global development finance. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will require projects to be legally transparent and protect social and environmental interests, but will not ask ...
HERAT, Afghanistan, Aug 31 (Reuters) - More than 100 girls were taken to hospital from their school in western Afghanistan on Monday after breathing in toxic gas, officials said, and police were investigating whether the incident was deliberate. Elements of Afghanistan's ultra-conservative society oppose education for girls and schools have periodically come under attack. As many as 124 girls were ...

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