G4 nations lament slow progress in UN Security Council reform process

Lamenting the very little progress achieved in the UN Security Council (UNSC) reform process, G4 members - Brazil, Germany, Japan and India - asserted that talk now needs to be followed with action and that naysayers cannot b

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PMO refuses to share details of corruption complaints against ministers

Replying to an RTI query, it said the PMO receives complaints against various Union ministers and high-level functionaries from time to time.

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Cyber attacks, volatile weather top risks for India Inc, says survey

Large-scale cyber attacks, incidents of data breaches, and severe weather events are some of the emerging risks that are likely to affect the business environment in the country, says a study.

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Maharashtra: Farmers begin march from Thane to Mumbai for land rights, loan waiver

Demanding compensation for drought and the transfer of forest rights to tribals, thousands of farmers and tribals began a two-day march from Thane to Mumbai on Wednesday, eight months after a similar protest that started from

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Textile microfibres from washing machines accumulating in ocean floors

Tiny, extremely fine fibres, that come from wastewaters of washing machines, are accumulating on sea floors and may adversely affect marine life, a study warns.

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Maharashtra winter session 2018: Cabinet in process of tabling report on Maratha quota in House, says government

The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court Wednesday that it was in the process of tabling the State Backward Class Commission's recommendations on the Maratha quota issue before the state legislature.

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Odisha Assembly passes resolution seeking 33 per cent reservation for women in legislative assemblies, Parliament

The Odisha Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution seeking 33 per cent reservation for women in legislative assemblies and Parliament. The resolution, moved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, was passed by a voice vote af

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China hasn’t altered its unfair, unreasonable trade practices: USTR

China has not fundamentally altered its unfair, unreasonable and market-distorting trade practices, the US said Tuesday, ahead of a meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

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Afghans must have a say in creating sustainable peace for the country, says Mike Pompeo

Pompeo said that the US will continue to work with all the interested parties to support and facilitate an inclusive peace process for Afghanistan.

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Naxals, tribals in Maharashtra turn to education for better future

Surrendered Naxals and many tribals who dropped out of schools here in Maharashtra are now realising the importance of education in life and resuming their studies to build a better future.

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New pinwheel star system discovered

Scientists have discovered a new, massive star system in the Milky Way galaxy that challenges existing theories of how large stars eventually die.

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Mizoram Assembly elections: Bru refugees to vote in Mamit district, says EC official

The six camps of the Bru refugees are located between two km and 10 km from the inter-state border between Tripura and Mizoram.

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Rolling stones left strange grooves on Mars moon, shows Study

Strange grooves that crisscross the surface of the Martian moon Phobos were likely made by rolling boulders blasted free from an ancient asteroid impact, a study has found.

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Telangana Assembly elections: Political parties ignore ‘Women Power’ in seat allocation

Major political parties in Telangana that ostensibly support the Women's Reservation Bill, gave a raw deal to women in allottment of assembly seats for the December 7 polls. Telangana has 119 Assembly seats.

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President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Australia to discuss bilateral issues

President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Australia on Wednesday on a three-day visit, becoming the first-ever Indian head of state to visit the country.

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Delhi Weather Today: City witnesses a cold Wednesday morning

Delhi witnessed a cold Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 12.4 degrees Celsius. Met department forecast mainly clear skies that will turn partly cloudy later in the day.

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US President Donald Trump says he might attend White House Correspondents Dinner

President Donald Trump is suggesting he might attend next year's White House Correspondents Dinner now that the event is no longer featuring a comedian.

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China wants to make trade deal very badly, says Donald Trump

Over the past six months, Trump has imposed additional trade tariffs on import of Chinese products worth USD 250 billion. He said another tariff of equal amount is in the pipeline.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi greet people on Milad-un-Nabi

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday greeted people on Milad-un-Nabi, saying Prophet Mohammad showed humanity the path of universal brotherhood.

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Donald Trump defends daughter, says Ivanka’s personal emails had no classified info

The Washington Post on Tuesday reported that Trump's daughter Ivanka sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year to White House aides, Cabinet members and her assistant.

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Pentagon suspends USD 1.66-bn security aid to Pakistan on Donald Trump’s directions

The US has suspended USD 1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan after President Donald Trump’s directive, the Pentagon has said, in what experts believe is a strong signal of American frustration. The Pentagon&

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Lok Sabha MP Konda Vishweshwar Reddy quits TRS, says party induced people who were against Telangana

In a setback to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi ahead of the December 7 Telangana Assembly polls, the party's Lok Sabha member, Konda Vishweshwar Reddy quit the party on Tuesday.

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Won’t ‘abandon’ Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi killing, says Donald Trump

The death of Khashoggi, a onetime insider turned critic of the crown prince and a resident of the US, has spurred a wave of international anger against Saudi Arabia and its rulers.

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CBI vs CBI: BJP says SC to decide if charges against Union minister Haribhai politically motivated

The BJP said on Tuesday the Supreme Court is the right authority to examine whether the sensational charges brought by CBI DIG Manish Kumar Sinha against a Union minister and top officials has any substantive basis or is "pol

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SC to Amrapali: Writing is very clear on the wall

“Writing is very clear on the wall,” the Supreme Court warned the embattled real estate firm Amrapali Group on Tuesday over its repeated non-compliance and “hood-winking” of the court’s order.

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Xiaomi to set up 5,000 offline stories in rural India

India's largest smartphone vendor Xiaomi said on Tuesday it will set up 5,000 Mi Stores across rural India by the end of 2019, a move that is expected to generate over 15,000 jobs.

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Donald Trump signals at no strong action against Saudi Arabia in Jamal Khashoggi’s burtal muder

Donald Trump asserted that representatives of Saudi Arabia say that Jamal Khashoggi was an "enemy of the state" and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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