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Netanyahu hopeful of ties with India

Jerusalem: Not disheartened by India's vote against Israel at the UN General Assembly on the issue of Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed hope that bilateral ties would receive a further boost during his milestone visit to the country.

Plane makes emergency landing in Poland

Warsaw: An airport spokeswoman in southern Poland says a Lufthansa jet carrying over 40 people made a safe emergency landing shortly after takeoff when the pilots decided to turn back.

Soldier killed, Two injured in blast in Pak

Peshawar: A remote-controlled improvised explosive device on Thursday hit a patrolling party of security forces, killing a soldier and injuring two others in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region.

Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas observed in US

Washington: The immense contribution of the Indian American community in strengthening India's partnership with the US was highlighted during Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas celebrations in the Indian Consulate in Chicago this week.

Dinosaur species found in Australia

Melbourne: The partial skeleton of a new species of turkey-sized herbivorous dinosaur has been discovered in 113 million year old rocks in Australia. The fossilised tail and foot bones give new insight into the diversity of the small, bipedal herbivorous dinosaurs called ornithopods that roamed the great rift valley between Australia and Antarctica.

Israel approves 1,100  settlement homes: NGO

Jerusalem: Israeli authorities have approved more than 1,100 new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the Peace Now NGO said on Thursday, the latest in a raft of such moves in recent months.



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18 Mar 2018 | PNS

AAI conducts international workshop for utilizing GAGAN In keeping with the Prime Minister’s objective of using technology as a means of development and co-operation, Airports Authority of India has now offered GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) to SAARC and Southeast Asian countries in order to allow them to reap the significant benefits that accrue from such an advanced navigation system. AAI conducted a two-day workshop on March 15 and 16, 2018...

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Vehicle theft: One member of inter-State gang arrested

21 Mar 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Dehradun police have arrested an alleged member of an inter-state gang involved in vehicle theft in Haridwar and Dehradun districts from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Vikram Malik, native of Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, police said, adding that he was currently living in Haryana...

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