• Modi tells scientists to extend research from labs to land

    Modi tells scientists to extend research from labs to land

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    Top scientists from across the country and the world attend the event. He said that it was encouraging to see the progress, and it boded well for the future of the North east states and the country as well. The third LIGO detector is coming up India. It will expand our knowledge in basic sciences in the areas of lasers, light waves and computing. The government has set a target of 100 GW (giga watt) of installed solar power by 2022, Modi told the gathering.
  • Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in escalating row over spy's poisoning

    Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats in escalating row over spy's poisoning

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    Russia decided the British diplomats must leave Moscow within a week, its foreign ministry said on Saturday, after a meeting with Britain's ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow. However, Russia has vigorously denied involvement in the attack. The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats. "It's a great shame for the Russian people that they're closing the British Council, which has done an bad lot to educate Russian people in English language and help them ...
  • Egyptians overseas start voting in Egyptian presidential race

    Egyptians overseas start voting in Egyptian presidential race

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    EgyptAir, the flag carrier of Egypt, announced on Friday it will resume direct flights to Russia's Moscow as of April 12 after more than a two-year halt. Egyptians at home are due on March 26-28 to cast their ballots in the country's 27 governorates. "We have heard about approximately ten million Egyptians overseas, as well as other figures", but in fact, there is no database of voters for Egyptian expatriates', Loza noted.
  • Whistleblower alleges Walmart inflated digital sales

    Whistleblower alleges Walmart inflated digital sales

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    The US company is the world's largest retailer, but it has struggled against Amazon as consumers increasingly migrate to online commerce. In a report titled India's Digital Leap- The Multi Trillion Dollar Opportunity , Morgan Stanley said an increasing number of internet users, all new to e-commerce, will help lead this growth and market penetration in India to 12 per cent in the next nine years, as compared with the two per cent in 2017.
  • Donald Trump fires Rex Tillerson in dramatic White House shake-up

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    More importantly, he managed to avoid the condescension, however understandable, evident from some of Trump's other advisers, including Rex Tillerson . Dr. James Mitchell, an Air Force veteran who got Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a senior member of al-Qaeda, to spill his secrets, sharply disputed the characterization of the "enhanced intelligence" techniques as torture.
  • Famous snake hunter dies in Malaysia after King Cobra bite

    Famous snake hunter dies in Malaysia after King Cobra bite

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    However, it was only two-year-back that he came to limelight and emerged as an internet sensation after it was falsely reported that he had married a snake because he believed the serpent was his dead girlfriend reincarnated. Abu Zarin Hussin , based out of the Temerloh branch Fire and Rescue Department, two hours outside of KL, passed away at 12:54am after being send to the Sultan Ahmad Shah Hospital.
  • Chinese parliament reelects Xi Jinping as President

    Chinese parliament reelects Xi Jinping as President

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    Xi is expected to ask Wang to deal with the recent trade disputes with Washington, which chose to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners. Mr. Wang is widely respected-and feared-for directing the most aggressive, sustained anticorruption clampdown the party has seen in three decades. "Our Chairman Xi is too great, truly he is too great", said Du Meishuang, a Chinese opera singer and delegate from Chairman Mao's home province of ...
  • Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act, drawing China's ire

    Donald Trump signs Taiwan Travel Act, drawing China's ire

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    Residents of Taipeh also appeared happy with the development, with one man telling DW: "Taiwan is a political entity; we should have the right to officially visit the United States". China strongly opposes the new law. While Su does not address how the USA could leverage the act when dealing with China, he called the signing of the bill an edit to the Three Communiques, which make it clear that Taiwan and the US are not to develop any official relationship.
  • S.Korea to seek talks with N.Korea in preparation for summit

    S.Korea to seek talks with N.Korea in preparation for summit

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    Speaking to local media, Prime Minister Lofven said his country would be happy to host negotiations between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan in the morning. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho is heading to Sweden for a two-day visit, the Swedish government said on Thursday.
  • BSP alliance may be a game changer in 2019

    BSP alliance may be a game changer in 2019

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    The results, announced on Wednesday, also ended 28 years of dominance of "mutt" in Gorakhpur. It is very clear, while looking at the performance of the BJP in 2014 and 2017, that it was the systematic fracturing of the non-BJP votes that worked in their favour.
  • Senate Advances Bill To Loosen Regulations On Banking Industry

    Senate Advances Bill To Loosen Regulations On Banking Industry

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    On the other, more liberal Democrats are blasting the bill as a giveaway to Wall Street and a repeat of the same mistakes that led to Wall Street's collapse. America's largest banks have the resources to comply with the 83 million paperwork-hours and $39 billion in costs imposed by Dodd-Frank. Banks are required to collect racial data on their loans so that regulators can make sure they aren't discriminating against blacks and Hispanics.