Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company unveils slate of Netflix projects

New Delhi : Former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama have announced a slate of projects that they will be producing for Netflix. Barack and Michelle, who formed their production banner Higher Ground last year, unveiled seven projects, scheduled to be developed and released in the coming years in partnership with the […]

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North Korea : Kim Jong says US acting in ‘bad faith’

NEW DELHI : Kim Jong Un has accused the US of acting in “bad faith” in talks on its nuclear arsenal, North Korean state media said Friday as he left Russia following his first summit with President Vladimir Putin. Kim’s armoured train departed the Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok a day after talks that […]

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China and Russia to hold joint navy drills next week

New Delhi : China said Thursday that it will hold joint naval drills with Russia next week, in another sign that the countries’ militaries are growing closer. The drills will be held off the northern port city of Qingdao, Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said at a monthly briefing. Taking place from Monday to Saturday, […]

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Sri Lanka : bans drones and unmanned aircraft after bombings

New Delhi : Sri Lanka has banned the use of drones and unmanned aircraft following the massive Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 350 people and injured more than 500 in the country’s worst terror attack. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that the ban will be in effect until further notice. The use of […]

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Brazil : Death toll in Brazil buildings disaster hits 24

New Delhi : The death toll from the collapse of two buildings in Rio de Janeiro more than a week ago has reached 24, Brazilian officials said. A woman injured in the April 12 disaster died in the medical facility where she was being treated, a spokeswoman for the Unimed-Rio Hospital said on Monday, a […]

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Sri Lanka Blast : 215 killed, around 500 injured as blasts hit churches

New Delhi : A string of eight devastating blasts, including suicide attacks, struck churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 215 people and shattering a decade of peace in the island nation since the end of the brutal civil war with the LTTE. The blasts – one of […]

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Ukraine : comedian Zelensky wins presidency in landslide

New Delhi : A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country’s political establishment. Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko by taking 73.2 percent […]

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Saudi Arabia : We support US terror blacklisting of Iran Guards

New Delhi : Riyadh welcomed Tuesday Washington’s blacklisting of arch-rival Tehran’s elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organisation, state media reported. The US decision (follows) the kingdom’s repeated demands to the international community to address the issue of Iranian-backed terrorism,” the official Saudi Press Agency quoted a foreign ministry source as saying. The source welcomed […]

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Donald Trump Said : India one of the highest taxing nations in world

New Delhi : India is one of the highest taxing nations in the world, US President Donald Trump has alleged as he again slammed the country for imposing 100 per cent tariffs on American products, including the iconic Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Such a high tariff is not fair, Trump said Tuesday during National Republican Congressional Committee […]

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China : Destroys 30,000 World Maps Showing Arunachal Pradesh as Part of India – Report

New Delhi : Customs officials in China have destroyed 30,000 world maps printed in the country for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of its territory, according to a media report. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of south Tibet and routinely objects to Indian leaders visiting the state to highlight its stand. […]

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