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US to back Lanka Tamils on UN human rights resolutions- The New Indian Express

By PTI COLOMBO: The US today assured Sri Lanka’s minority Tamil community that it will continue to support the UN Human Rights Council resolutions for an independent international probe into alleged rights abuse by the military during its action against…
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Putting a price on health

When Naresh Chandra first heard about the Narendra Modi governments ambitious plan to roll out the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission, toured as the worlds biggest health insurance scheme, it sounded like the answer to his prayers. The 62-year-old…
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Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe poll, opposition cries foul

Zimbabweans voted on Monday in the first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup, with allegations of voter suppression raising fears of a disputed result. Nelson Chamisa, the main challenger to President Emmerson Mnangagwa,…
India

Two News18 Reporters Attacked in Punjab’s Ferozpur for Reporting on Mining Mafia

When the two News18 reporters reached the site to investigate the mining activities, they were surrounded by a group of unidentifiable people who attacked them and damaged their camera. Representative image (PTI) Ferozepur : Two News18 journalists were attacked by…
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New York Times To Donald Trump

The meet between New York Times and Donald Trump was a part of routine get-to-know-you session. Washington:  The publisher of the New York Times has warned Donald Trump in a White House meeting that the president’s escalating attacks on the…
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PDP MP stands by 'partition remark'

[India], July 28 (ANI): Standing by his remarks on lynching People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig on Saturday and said he would have felt like a coward if he didn’t put forth his point of view. Reiterating his…
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Russian hackers appear to shift focus to US power grid

WASHINGTON: State-sponsored Russian hackers appear far more interested this year in demonstrating that they can disrupt the US electric utility grid than the midterm elections, according to US intelligence officials and technology company executives. Despite attempts to infiltrate the online…
India

Modi meets Cyril Ramaphosa amid media row over visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday as part of multiple bilaterals scheduled on the sidelines of the BRICs summit in Johannesburg even as local media reported that he had come close to…
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Jemima tweets in support of ex-husband Imran Khan

Imran Khan’s first wife Jemima Goldsmith was one of the many people who congratulated him yesterday. The cricketer-turned-politician’s political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), had emerged as the single-largest party in the general elections, pushing him closer towards the Pakistani PM’s…
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Can become chief minister in a minute if I want, but I’m not too keen: BJP MP Hema Malini

Jaipur: Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini on Thursday said that she can become the chief minister anytime she wants but she would rather be free to pursue other interests. “If I want to I can become that in a minute, but I…
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