JK awarded at Travel Trade Fair Kolkata

Kolkata—The J&K Tourism Department has walked away with the Group Participation Award at the award ceremony of the 3-day Travel Trade Fair (TTF) which concluded on Sunday at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata. Over 20 travel agents and hoteliers from Jammu & Kashmir had participated in the travel mart which began on July 7, 2017. Deputy […]

India gives Myanmar Army chief the ‘king’s treatment’

New Delhi—With an eye on China, the chief of the Myanmar Army is getting the king’s treatment in India. During his visit he will meet with all the big-wigs and sources tell OneIndia that India may crank up military supplies to Myanmar as well. This is a move by India with a firm eye on […]

Qatar rejects Saudi-led bloc’s new claims

Doha—Qatar has rejected new claims by a Saudi-led bloc of countries that it “finances terrorism” and intervenes in their internal affairs. “The State of Qatar’s position on terrorism is consistent and known for its rejection and condemnation of all forms of terrorism, whatever the causes and motives,” the state Qatar News Agency quoted a senior […]

Trump isolated at G20 summit over trade, climate change

The United States, under President Donald Trump, was isolated on everything from trade to climate change during this year’s G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. For years the United States was the dominant force and set the agenda at the annual gathering of the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies. But the growing international isolation […]

UNESCO Declares Hebron a Palestinian Shrine to Israeli Ire

Jerusalem—The UN cultural organisation declared an ancient shrine in the occupied West Bank a Palestinian heritage site on Friday, prompting Israel to further cut its funding to the United Nations. UNESCO designated Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart – the Jewish Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque – a “Palestinian […]

Oranges Help Boost Our Memory Too: Study

A major study shows that eating an orange a day could slash the risk of dementia. Intake of citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes can cut the chances of developing incurable brain condition by almost a quarter.. The findings, by a team of scientists at Tohoku University in Japan, suggest that tangy fruits […]

China issues safety advisory for citizens travelling to India

Beijing—Amid bilateral tensions over the Sikkim standoff, China Saturday issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to India, asking them to take necessary precautions for their personal safety.  “It is not a travel alert. It is an advisory asking Chinese travellers to be careful,” an official of the Chinese Foreign Ministry told PTI here. The […]

Sale of weapons to India would undermine strategic balance: Pak

Islamabad—Pakistan on Thursday expressed concern over the reported sale of advanced weapons to India by some countries, saying it would undermine the strategic balance in the region. “Pakistan will continue to raise its voice at the international fora which should objectively assess its actions and policies towards South Asian region,” Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said at his […]

Burhan rally held in Birmingham 

Birmingham—A protest was held here Saturday coinciding with the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani despite objections by the Indian Government. The protest took place in Birmingham city centre this afternoon. India had protested to the UK over the rally to mark “Burhan Wani Day” here, questioning how the British government can allow the “glorification of terrorists” […]

Deash kills 23 Egyptian Soldiers

El-arish—Deash attacked a remote Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb and heavy machine gun fire on Friday, killing at least 23 soldiers in the deadliest attack in the turbulent region in two years. After nightfall, the Islamic State group issued a claim of responsibility, saying in an online statement that […]

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