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India’s role crucial for Afghan peace, says Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India's cooperation would be needed for bringing peace to war-torn Afghanistan.

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Beijing’s population fell for first time in 2017

The population of Beijing, the Chinese capital with over 21 million residents, fell for the first time in 2017, despite the introduction of the two-child policy, according to state media on Tuesday.

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NASA probe finds water on asteroid Bennu

NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has found water locked inside the asteroid Bennu -- a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system.

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Urjit Patel’s resignation signals dangerous trend: AIBEA

Although the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) had earlier demanded RBI Governor Urjit Patel's resignation, his calling it quits on Monday has left the banking body shocked and disturbed and it has termed it a "da

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High alert for Delhi! Air quality remains ‘severe’, temperature drops further

It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Tuesday with the air quality remaining "severe" and the minimum temperature recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius, average for the season, the weather office said.

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Surjit Bhalla resigns from PMEAC; PM Modi loses another lieutenant after Urjit Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted the resignation of economist Surjit Bhalla as part-time member of his Economic Advisory Council (EAC), the PMO said on Tuesday.

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Rain, snow lash Jammu and Kashmir

Rain lashed the plains as fresh snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, with the Met office forecasting an improvement later in the day.

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Nearly 40% Indian firms unaware of object data storage: Survey

As more and more Indian firms aim to go digital, 39 per cent of those are still unaware of object-based data storage that offers cost-effective and flexible modern data management, a new survey said on Tuesday.

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Huawei CFO arrested: Meng Wanzhou’s bail decision delayed

A Canadian court has delayed the hearing of Chinese tech company Huawei's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who has been accused of helping the firm dodge US sanctions on Iran, to Tuesday after two days of arguments.

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iPhone sales banned in China: Apple to appeal against the ruling, accuses Qualcomm of playing dirty tricks

Apple accused Qualcomm of playing dirty tricks, including asserting a patent that had already been invalidated by international courts, and other patents that it had never before used.

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Jammu and Kashmir votes in panchayat polls

Voting was underway on Tuesday for the ninth and final phase of the panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security.

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Senior Congress leader CN Balakrishnan passes away

Senior Congress leader and former Kerala Minister C.N. Balakrishnan died at a private here due to pneumonia, party sources said on Tuesday. He was 87.

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NASA’s Voyager 2 probe travels beyond solar wind bubble on longest running mission

The US-based space agency NASA's probe Voyager 2 has exited the heliosphere, the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun, enveloping its planets.

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EU welcomes India’s increasing global role

The EU on Monday welcomed India's increasing role and responsibility on the global stage through its "ambitious foreign policy" and fast growing economy.

World News

South, North Korea to talk on co-hosting 2032 Summer Olympics

The sports dialogue will be held on Friday at the joint inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea's border town of Kaesong, reports Xinhua news agency.

Sports News

Jammu & Kashmir weather: Rains lashes plains, Snowfall in Kargil, Gulmarg

Rains lashed the plains of Jammu and Kashmir, while fresh snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of the state on Monday.

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GoAir flies to Phuket, Male from Bengaluru

Budget carrier GoAir on Sunday flew for the first time from Bengaluru to Phuket in Thailand and Male in Maldives, the company said.

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Apple’s new product tracks your sleep, costs $150

Apple has released its new Beddit 3.5 sleep monitor for $150, the first since the tech giant bought the company in 2017.

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Demonetisation threw up political, economic puzzles, says Arvind Subramanian

Drawing the link between demonetisation and GDP numbers, former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has said the puzzle thrown up by the note ban has a dual aspect - whether its impact as seen in the GDP numbers reflect

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Assembly poll results to draw battle lines ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The results of the assembly polls in five states are all set to draw the battle lines between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government and the opposition parties, which are trying to come under one umbrella ahead of th

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Evolve consensus on code of conduct, says M Venkaiah Naidu to political parties

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday advised political parties to evolve a consensus on the code of conduct for their members to maintain people's faith in the political processes.

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India, Iceland discuss geothermal energy cooperation

India and Iceland discussed cooperation in geothermal energy among other areas during a bilateral meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson here on Saturd

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Diaspora should act as India’s ambassadors, says Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday told a visiting group of 40 Indian Diaspora youths to act as ambassadors of India's growth story and spread the good word about their experience in this country on the

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PM Narendra Modi misusing investigative agencies against opposition, says Congress

Stepping up its attack on the Modi government over the searches at the premises of people linked to Congress President Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra, the Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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ED defends searches on persons linked to Robert Vadra

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday denied that it searched the prermises of persons linked to Congress President Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra without an FIR or search warrant, saying its action was within "

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Petrol prices down nearly 15% from record levels

Petrol prices across the four metros have declined by nearly 15 per cent from the record high levels they had reached in October.

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