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Toll jumps to 22 in Philippine monsoon landslide

Dozens were still missing after part of a massive hillside collapsed Thursday on several rural communities near Naga on the tourist island of Cebu. The rescue effort came as the nation was still reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut, which killed 88, mostly in a massive landslide in the country’s mountainous north. Rescuers on Cebu pulled 22 ...

21 Sep 2018 10:59 am
Sushma Swaraj to meet Pakistani counterpart on UNGA sidelines

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly, UNGA meeting in New York.  MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, the two Foreign Ministers will meet at a convenient time and date. On a query,  the spokesperson said, the meeting should not be seen ...

21 Sep 2018 6:59 am
Japan’s Shinzo Abe cruises to win party vote, becomes longest-serving PM

The 63-year-old conservative secured 553 votes against 254 won by former defence minister Shigeru Ishiba, a hawkish self-confessed “military geek”, in a two-horse race for leader of the Liberal Democratic Party. The win effectively hands Abe three more years as PM, giving him the chance of breaking the record for the nation’s longest serving premiership ...

20 Sep 2018 2:59 pm
Terror has no religion; need to create global consensus: Vice President in Romania

VP Naidu, who is visiting the southeastern European country on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of India-Romania diplomatic relations, met President of Romania Klaus Werner Iohannis and talked intensively on bilateral and multilateral issues of mutual concern including trade, IT, defence and space. “We have to create the needed atmosphere and global consensus for ...

20 Sep 2018 10:59 am
PM: India & Bangladesh are a family

The first is the India-Bangladesh Friendship pipeline that was agreed upon in April this year and the second was a railway project. Both the projects will serve to boost ties between the two countries. Yet another milestone in India Bangladesh ties that takes PM Modi’s neighbourhood first policy further. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart ...

20 Sep 2018 6:59 am
Ground Report | Telangana: Digital India initiative helps in providing financial activities

Digital India initiative helps in providing financial activities

20 Sep 2018 2:59 am
Ground Report | Tamil Nadu: Mission Indradhanush a boon for children and expecting mothers

Mission Indradhanush a boon for children and expecting mothers

19 Sep 2018 10:59 pm
Nepal celebrates its Constitution Day, also known as the National Day

A number of programmes are being organised to mark the occasion. The main function was held at Nepal Army Pavilion in Kathmandu, which was attended by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, Chief Justice, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the National Assembly, ministers, government officials, security chiefs and ...

19 Sep 2018 6:59 pm
PM Modi and Afghan President hold talks in New Delhi

 The two leaders discussed the issues related to bilateral ties and matters concerning regional security. President Ghani arrived this morning on a day-long visit to India. Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri received Mr Ghani at the airport.  India Foundation will host the civic reception for the visiting dignitary.  Foreign Secretary Vijay ...

19 Sep 2018 2:59 pm
Sebi approves new KYC norms for FPIs, revised settlement mechanism

The proposals were cleared by the board of Sebi at its meeting in Mumbai. Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi said the board has approved new KYC norms for foreign portfolio investors and fresh guidelines would be issued soon. The watchdog has approved a proposal to allow foreign investors to trade in commodity derivatives market, except for ...

19 Sep 2018 10:59 am