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Gaitri I Kumar appointed India's next envoy to UK

Gaitri I Kumar appointed India's next envoy to UK

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Gaitri I Kumar, an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1986 batch, has been appointed India's next Ambassador to the United Kingdom.She is at present India's Ambassador in Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.A Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) release said that...

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Violence against journalists covering George Floyd protests in US cities increase

Violence against journalists covering George Floyd protests in US cities increase

Washington DC [USA], June 2 (ANI): Dozens of journalists covering the protests in US cities over the death of African American man George Floyd have claimed that they have been beaten, chased and even shot at.There have been at least 100 reports of violence against journalists who were on the ground...

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Violence against journalists covering George Floyd protests in US cities increase

Violence against journalists covering George Floyd protests in US cities increase

Washington DC [USA], June 2 (ANI): Dozens of journalists covering the protests in US cities over the death of African American man George Floyd have claimed that they have been beaten, chased and even shot at.There have been at least 100 reports of violence against journalists who were on the ground...

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Violence against journalists covering George Floyd protests in US cities increase

Violence against journalists covering George Floyd protests in US cities increase

Washington DC [USA], June 2 (ANI): Dozens of journalists covering the protests in US cities over the death of African American man George Floyd have claimed that they have been beaten, chased and even shot at.There have been at least 100 reports of violence against journalists who were on the ground...

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Persecution, forced conversion of Hindu girls on rise in Pakistan

Persecution, forced conversion of Hindu girls on rise in Pakistan

Mirpur Khas [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): The minorities in Pakistan, especially Hindus, continue to face persecution in the hands of state and non-state actors as incidents of violence and forced conversions are on the rise.On Monday, two incidents of abduction and forced conversion of Hindu girls were...

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Persecution, forced conversion of Hindu girls on rise in Pakistan

Persecution, forced conversion of Hindu girls on rise in Pakistan

Mirpur Khas [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): The minorities in Pakistan, especially Hindus, continue to face persecution in the hands of state and non-state actors as incidents of violence and forced conversions are on the rise.On Monday, two incidents of abduction and forced conversion of Hindu girls were...

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Special flight with 185 Indians departs from Kuwait

Special flight with 185 Indians departs from Kuwait

Kuwait City [Kuwait], June 2 (ANI): A special flight under Vande Bharat Mission departed from Kuwait with 175 stranded Indians and 10 infants for Kochi in Kerala."#VandeBharatMission Flight for Kochi left today at 1200 hours with 175 passengers and 10 infants. Happy journey. Thanks, Indian and Kuwai...

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Nepal Communist Party calls for bilateral meet with India to resolve territorial issue

Nepal Communist Party calls for bilateral meet with India to resolve territorial issue

Kathmandu [Nepal], June 2 (ANI): The ruling Nepal Communist Party has called for a bilateral meeting between Kathmandu and New Delhi to resolve the ongoing territorial issue between the two neighbours.Diplomatic ties between the two countries got tensed after the inauguration of road linking Kailash...

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Ministers 'consider relaxing UK travel quarantine'

Ministers 'consider relaxing UK travel quarantine'

London, June 2 (IANS) The UK government is looking at ways to relax the 14-day COVID-19 quarantine rule for people entering the country over the coming months, a media report said on Tuesday.The quarantine measures which will come into force on June 8 were exempt for as lorry drivers, police officer...

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B'desh confirms 1st Rohingya death from COVID-19

B'desh confirms 1st Rohingya death from COVID-19

Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Bangladesh on Tuesday confirmed the first coronavirus death among the Rohingya Muslim minority amid a growing number of COVID-19 cases among the refugees living in the country."A Rohingya man died of coronavirus in an isolation center of the camp. He was 71 and had co-morbidity,...

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