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Mar 18

Over 91,000 children to be administered polio drops in Pondy

Puducherry: The directorate of health andfamily welfare services is making arrangements to cover 91,736 children in the age group of zero to five years, under

Malaysian PM calls up Modi to felicitate him on poll results

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Moditoday received felicitations from his Malaysian counterpart Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak over the recent election

Japan court blames government for nuclear accident

Tokyo: A court in Japan on Friday found the government and the operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant guilty for the 2011 nuclear accident and ordered

8 killed in Pakistan assault

Islamabad:Two police personnal and six suspected militants from across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border were killed after an assault on a checkpost in Khyber

Pak, Bangla, SL released 3,300 Indian fishermen in last 3 yrs: Govt

New Delhi: A total of 3,293 Indian fishermenwere released by Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the last three years. As per details provided by Minister of

Trump: I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’

Washington: President Donald Trump is defending his frequent — and often incendiary — use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets

Kremlin denies involvement after Yahoo cyberattack charges

Moscow: The Kremlin today denied any official Russian involvement in cybercrimes after the US indicted two FSB intelligence agents over cyberattacks on Yahoo

Infant born in Pakistan with heart outside body

Islamabad: A baby boy was born in Pakistan with his heart outside his body, which doctors say is a rare congenital disorder. The infant’s family members

New German law to curb hate speech on Facebook, Twitter

London:The German Justice ministry is planning to frame a new law that will force social networking sites to curb fake news and hate speech. According to a

17 trapped miners found dead in China

Beijing: 17 workers, trapped in a coal mine in northeast China since last week, have been found dead by rescuers, authorities said. Rescuers found bodies of 17

White House confirms Trump-Xi meeting on the cards

Washington: A meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping was being planned, the White House has said, while emphasising

Nepal PM to visit China

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is scheduled to visit China next week to participate in the annual Boao Forum for Asia conference, a media

Trump will donate his salary ‘by year’s end’

Washington: Donald Trump will donate his annual presidential salary of USD 400,000 to charity by year’s end, spokesman Sean Spicer said –and he

Turkey declares political sanctions against Netherlands

Ankara: Turkey will impose political sanctions against Netherlands for the moment, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said after the Dutch authorities

Trump says new healthcare plan will drive insurance costs down

Washington: President Donald Trump said that the new healthcare plan proposed by Republican lawmakers will ensure that medical insurance costs begin to come

US stocks mixed amid rate hike concern

New York, March 14 (IANS) US stocks wavered and ended mixed, as Wall Street mainly awaited a possible interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve on

Merkel’s Washington visit postponed due to snowstorm

Berlin: The meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump in Washington was postponed due to a coming snowstorm, media reports

US man tries to burn Indian-Americans’ store

Washington: A man in Florida tried to burn down a convenience store owned by Indian-Americans because he thought the owners were Muslims, officials said.

63,000 officials punished in anti-graft drive last year: China

Beijing: China said today that its politically significant anti-graft drive gained a “crushing momentum” last year as 63,000 officials were

Ex-S.Korean President silent over her dismissal

Seoul:South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye maintained her silence on Saturday, a day after the Constitutional Court ruled to dismiss her over a