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Vande Bharat flight with 233 Indians departs from China's Guangzhou

Vande Bharat flight with 233 Indians departs from China's Guangzhou

Guangzhou [China], August 06 (ANI): As many as 233 Indian nationals stranded in China due to coronavirus restrictions departed for India on Thursday. "233 Indian nationals, mostly students from all over China left for home on the Guangzhou-Delhi #VandeBharatMission special flight today afternoon," I...

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India likely to raise Pak's lack of action to curb terror funding at FATF meet

India likely to raise Pak's lack of action to curb terror funding at FATF meet

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): India is likely to highlight Pakistan's inaction on curbing terror financing in the upcoming Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary scheduled to be held in October this year.With deadlines looming, Pakistan is yet to comply with 13 conditions out of the 27-point A...

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India likely to raise Pak's lack of action to curb terror funding at FATF meet

India likely to raise Pak's lack of action to curb terror funding at FATF meet

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): India is likely to highlight Pakistan's inaction on curbing terror financing in the upcoming Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary scheduled to be held in October this year.With deadlines looming, Pakistan is yet to comply with 13 conditions out of the 27-point A...

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US will remain steadfast in support to India's effort to defend its sovereignty: American lawmakers writes to Jaishankar

US will remain steadfast in support to India's effort to defend its sovereignty: American lawmakers writes to Jaishankar

Washington [US], August 6 (ANI): Expressing bipartisan support for the United States and India's relationship, two American lawmakers stressed that Washington will remain steadfast in support of New Delhi's efforts to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity amidst China's aggression. In a l...

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India 'firmly rejected' China's attempts to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

India 'firmly rejected' China's attempts to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): India on Thursday 'firmly rejected' China's attempts to raise Kashmir issue at the United Nations Security Council and asked Beijing to draw proper conclusions from such "infructuous attempts". Hours after Beijing backed an attempt by Pakistan to discuss the Kashmi...

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Facebook, Twitter remove Trump clip over Covid misinformation

Facebook, Twitter remove Trump clip over Covid misinformation

San Francisco, Aug 6 (IANS) Facebook and Twitter have removed a video clip from an interview in which US President Donald Trump claimed children were "almost immune" to coronavirus.The social media platforms said the statement by the US President made during the interview to Fox News violated their ...

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Saudi Arabia, Algeria to send humanitarian aid to Lebanon after deadly Beirut blast

Saudi Arabia, Algeria to send humanitarian aid to Lebanon after deadly Beirut blast

Moscow/Algiers/Beirut, August 6 (Sputnik/ANI): Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered emergency assistance to be sent to Beirut in solidarity with Lebanon to help the latter cope with the consequences of Tuesday's powerful explosion in the capital city's port, state news agency SPA repo...

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South Korea says will allocate USD 17 mn to transform DMZ into peace zone

South Korea says will allocate USD 17 mn to transform DMZ into peace zone

Seoul [South Korea], Aug 6 (Sputnik/ANI): South Korea is planning to allocate about 19.86 billion won (USD 17 million) to a project aimed at transforming the Demilitarization Zone (DMZ) on the Korean Peninsula into the Cultural Zone of Peace and Unification from 2020 to 2022, the Unification Ministr...

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Refrain from communal incitement: India slams Pak for its criticism of Ram Temple construction

Refrain from communal incitement: India slams Pak for its criticism of Ram Temple construction

New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): India on Thursday hit back at Pakistan over the latter's statement on Ram Mandir Temple, asking Islamabad to desist from interfering in New Delhi's internal affairs and refrain from 'communal incitement'.In a statement, Ministry of External Affairs' spokesperson An...

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Sindhi Foundation to protest against enforced disappearances by Pak on August 14

Sindhi Foundation to protest against enforced disappearances by Pak on August 14

Washington [US], August 6 (ANI): A US-based Sindhi organisation will hold a protest outside the Pakistani ambassador's house here against enforced disappearances of Sindhi community members on August 14, the independence day of Pakistan.The Sindhi Foundation has appealed to all Sindhis, Baloch, Pash...

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