US accuses ISIL of fighting to destroy Iraq

US accuses ISIL of fighting to destroy Iraq

🕔10:10, 1.Jul 2014

Washington, July 1  The White House said Monday that the Islamic group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is fighting to “destroy Iraq”, promising continuing delivery of weaponry to the embattled Arab country. Spokesperson Josh

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Ukraine, Russia agree to work on ceasefire extension

Ukraine, Russia agree to work on ceasefire extension

🕔10:09, 1.Jul 2014

Kiev, July 01 Ukraine and Russia have agreed to work together to extend a ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, the media reported Monday. The two countries are also working towards the establishment of effective border controls,

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Amarnath Yatra to start from Pahalgam route Wednesday

Amarnath Yatra to start from Pahalgam route Wednesday

🕔10:08, 1.Jul 2014

Srinagar, July 01 The annual Amarnath Yatra, which began from the Baltal route in north Kashmir June 28, will also start from its traditional Pahalgam route Wednesday, the shrine board announced. “At a high level meeting, chaired by Governor N.N.

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Bengal Governor Narayanan quits, state government ‘deeply pained’

Bengal Governor Narayanan quits, state government ‘deeply pained’

🕔10:07, 1.Jul 2014

Kolkata/New Delhi, July 01  West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan has resigned, becoming the fourth governor appointed by the erstwhile UPA regime to quit before the end of their term since the BJP-led government took office last month. Confirming the development,

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Mumbai Metro notches 7.6 mn commuters in three weeks

Mumbai Metro notches 7.6 mn commuters in three weeks

🕔10:06, 1.Jul 2014

Mumbai, July 01  Mumbai Metro, the city’s newest swanky means of travel, Monday said it has notched 7.5 million commuters within barely three weeks since it opened June 8. The daily ridership crossed the half-million mark and the service recorded

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Centre to develop 332 km waterways in Odisha

Centre to develop 332 km waterways in Odisha

🕔10:06, 1.Jul 2014

Bhubaneswar, July 01  The central government will invest Rs.2,000 crore for the development of 332 km of inland waterways in Odisha by 2017, officials said Monday. The project – to be completed in two phases – would provide water transport

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France confident of $20 bn Rafale deal as Fabius arrives in India

France confident of $20 bn Rafale deal as Fabius arrives in India

🕔10:05, 1.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 01  France pushed for a larger defence partnership with India as its Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius touched base with the new Indian government and voiced confidence that the $20 billion deal for the purchase of 126 Rafale

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India announces new liberal visa policy for Afghans

India announces new liberal visa policy for Afghans

🕔10:04, 1.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 01  India Monday announced a new liberal visa policy for Afghan nationals who will now be allowed to stay in the country on humanitarian grounds for two years. According to a home ministry release, the new policy

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Army chief, Thai counterpart discuss strategic partnership

Army chief, Thai counterpart discuss strategic partnership

🕔10:03, 1.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 01  Indian army chief General Bikram Singh and visiting Thai Army Chief General Tanasak Patimapragorn Monday discussed issues of common concern as well as measures to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries, a statement said.

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Rakhi- The Thread of Love, an exhibition with a difference

Rakhi- The Thread of Love, an exhibition with a difference

🕔10:01, 1.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 01  The capital is set to host “Rakhi- The Thread of Love”, a one of its kind lifestyle exhibition where creative people from all over the world will present artifacts, jewellery and apparel. To be organised by

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The Chief of Defence Force (CDF) Royal Thailand Armed Forces, General Tanasak Patimapragorn meeting the Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh, in New Delhi on June 30, 2014.

The Chief of Defence Force (CDF) Royal Thailand Armed Forces, General Tanasak Patimapragorn meeting the Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh, in New Delhi on June 30, 2014.

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The Foreign Minister of France, Laurent Fabius meeting the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley

The Foreign Minister of France, Laurent Fabius meeting the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley

🕔09:48, 1.Jul 2014 Read Full Article
The Queen Máxima van Amsberg of Netherlands calls on the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley

The Queen Máxima van Amsberg of Netherlands calls on the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley

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The Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari meeting the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, in Beijing

The Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari meeting the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, in Beijing

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