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China holding third Taiwanese man on security grounds: Media

China holding third Taiwanese man on security grounds: Media

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | AFP | Beijing

Beijing is investigating a Taiwanese man on suspicion of engaging in activities that endanger national security, Chinese media reported on Wednesday — the third such case to come to light in three months. Shih Cheng-ping, a retired professor at the National Taiwan Normal University and chief economist for Chinese conglomerate Huaxia...

Erdogan to meet Trump at White House today

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | IANS | Washington/Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday. The development comes only a month after Trump, wrote a letter to Erdogan, calling him a “fool” over Turkey’s military offensive in Syria. Erdogan’s visit to the US comes amid tense relations between the...

Police raise security around Hong Kong after night clashes

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | AP | Hong Kong

Police have increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses as they brace for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters. Many subway and rail stations were closed Wednesday after the protesters blocked commutes and vandalized trains. Classes were suspended at schools and universities. Police and protesters battled on...

Chaos in HK as pro-democracy protests ‘blossom everywhere’

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | AFP | Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday stepped up a “blossom everywhere” campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international financial hub this week and ignited some of the worst violence in five months of unrest. The new phase in the crisis, which has forced schools and shopping...

France, UK, Germany, EU ‘extremely concerned' by Iran's N deal breach

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | AFP | Paris

France, Germany, Britain and the European Union have said they are "extremely concerned" by Iran's decision to re-start nuclear activities at one of its key sites, in breach of a landmark 2015 deal with international powers. "The Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom and the High Representative of...

UK's Labour Party hit by ‘cyber-attack'

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | IANS | London

The UK's opposition Labour Party has revealed it became the target of a "large-scale and sophisticated cyber-attack" on its digital platforms, the media reported. The attacks did not lead to any data breach as, according to the party, its "robust" security system foiled the attempt to disrupt the functioning of the...

US top brass to mediate between S Korea, Japan

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | IANS | Washington

A top US military officer will be trying to contain the fallout between Seoul and Tokyo on his first overseas trip on the job. "It is in our interests to keep all three of us very closely aligned," US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said of South...

Morales leaves for Mexico as Bolivia military pledges to tackle violence

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | AFP | La Paz

Evo Morales has left Bolivia for Mexico, which has granted him political asylum, as the armed forces agreed to help police curb violence that has erupted after the president's stunning resignation left a power vacuum. The senator set to succeed Morales as interim president, Jeanine Anez, pledged to call fresh elections...

State Editions

Suspense continues over AJSU-BJP tie-up

14 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Man killed over witchcraft suspicion in Gajapati

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Cong decries officers’ no reply to their letters

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

46K found ineligible KALIA beneficiaries

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Assembly stalled over violence against women

14 November 2019 | PABITRA SENAPATY | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda