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Indian envoy presents his credentials to Xi

Beijing: India’s new envoy to China Gautam Bambawale on Tuesday submitted his credentials to President Xi Jinping, a formality which would enable him to officially function as the Ambassador. Xi received the credentials of Bambawale, and 10 other envoys, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Houthis kill 200 prisoners: Report

Sanaa, Dec 5 (IANS) The Houthi militia killed 200 people who were taken prisoners during an attack that killed former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Arab media reported on Tuesday.

Mush: open to political ties with 26/11 brains

Islamabad: Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf said he was open to forming a political alliance with Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s JuD and the LeT for the general election in 2018, calling them NGOs working for the welfare of the country.

Pak women gets death for killing lover

Lahore: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a 20-year-old woman to death for killing her ‘estranged’ lover by throwing acid on him. The anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Multan district yesterday sentenced Shamira to death and life imprisonment for killing 23-year-old Sadaqat Ali in 2016.

Expert: Google use may increase dementia risk

London: Using Google frequently to search for information, rather than using our brains, may increase the risk of dementia, a UK researcher has warned. The researcher has described the practice as an “experiment” we are conducting on ourselves.

UN: Possible ‘elements of genocide’ in Myanmar

Geneva: The UN rights chief called on Tuesday for a fresh international investigation into Myanmar’s abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minority, warning of possible “elements of genocide”.

 
 
 
 
 

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N Korea blames US for tensions in rare UN talks

10 Dec 2017 | AFP | Seoul

North Korea blamed US "nuclear blackmail" for soaring tensions over its weapons programme in rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organisation, state media said today. Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Beijing today after wrapping up a five-day visit to Pyongyang aimed at defusing the crisis, just a week after North Korea said it test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States...

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Cong to hold yatra against Govt policy

13 Dec 2017 | PNS | Ranchi

The Congress will organise a yatra covering all the 11 districts where the party feels that the employment rights of the locals have been compromised with. The protest is also against the said promise reportedly made by Chief Minister Raghubar Das to amend the decision allowing outsiders into Government jobs in certain part of the State...

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