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Raise women's role in conflict prevention, resolution: India

United Nations, Women have to play a greater role in conflict prevention and resolution and towards this goal India has been training women peacekeepers from around the world, Deputy Permanent Representative Tanmaya Lal told the Security Council on Monday.

From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

A day after a massive ransomeware attack hit nearly 100 countries, including India, terrifying details were slowly emerging on Saturday as computers from hospitals in Britain to police stations in Andhra Pradesh were hacked into, keeping cyber security experts on tenterhooks.

Isolate Pakistan at international forums: Gadkari

 Pakistan's refusal to accept its role in disturbing peace in India and funding extremists in Jammu and Kashmir is a serious challenge and it is necessary to isolate Islamabad at all international forums, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday.

Fair is foul and foul is fair in Syria

Like Henry Kissinger, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman belongs to a growing tribe of strategists who insist that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been overshadowed, indeed overwhelmed, by a much bigger, Shia-Sunni faultline.

Apple's market cap could reach $900 bn post $1,000 iPhone launch

Apple's expected launch of its $1,000 iPhone this year would give it market capitalisation of nearly $900 billion, making it the first company ever with such a mammoth valuation, a media report said.

Australian restaurant fires staffer who issued receipt with racial slur

A staff member from a restaurant in Australia's Melbourne city has been fired after issuing a receipt to a black man with a racial slur, the media reported on Saturday.

China, Pakistan ink major agreements ahead of OBOR

China and Pakistan on Saturday inked various infrastructure agreements, including on setting up ports and for further developing Gwadar port, ahead of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum that begins on Sunday, media reported.

Michelle Obama slams Trump administration's school lunch policy

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama slammed President Donald Trump's administration's decision to scale back school meal nutritional requirements, the media reported.

Prince William honoured for supporting LGBT community

Prince William was honoured for supporting the LGBT-- lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender -- community and said "nobody should be bullied for their sexuality", the media reported.

Jadhav case to be pursued forcefully: Pakistan's Attorney General

A set of recommendations has been sent to the Prime Ministers Office and the Foreign Office, strategising how to plead Pakistans point of view on Monday before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the conviction of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

This tool can find if your smartphone is lost or stolen

CTIA, a US-based mobile industry trade group, has launched a tool called "Stolen Phone Checker" powered by GSMA Device Check which lets consumers in the US look up whether a smartphone has been reported lost or stolen.

Trump era: Come(y), catch me if you can! (Washington Diary)

Donald Trump is back in his element. The former reality star-turned-President had been itching to utter the three magic words that he loved to shout in his previous life: "You are fired!"

Modi makes veiled reference to terrorism from across the border at Vesak Day

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a veiled reference to the terrorism sponsored from across the border in India and said the proponents of hate are not open to dialogue.

India gifts 16,000 handcrafted candles to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced the gifting of 16,000 handcrafted candles from India to Sri Lanka on the auspicious occasion of International Vesak Day.

Feeling low? Just take a walk in the park Modi visits Temple of Tooth in Sri Lanka 11 killed in Syria bombings Social skills may protect you from losing job to a robot Fathers' active involvement can boost baby's mental skills German police launch nationwide anti-terror raids Pakistan Army withdraws tweet 'rejecting' Sharif's directive Nawaz Sharif meets Army chief amid stay on Jadhav hanging US teacher rips off girl's hijab, gets fired PIA pilot in dock for letting passenger into cockpit Life on land originated 580 million years earlier than thought Australian senator breastfeeds in Parliament Indian-origin shopkeeper in UK fights off robber with vodka bottle, chair Anti-mafia police close top Rome restaurant, arrest owner 1,300 migrants perished in Mediterranean this year: UN IS radio station destroyed, 34 militants killed in Afghanistan Bangladesh's former President acquitted in graft case Decoded: Why you turn bald or have grey hair Pakistani team to begin probe into Sharif's assets PTI to petition against Sharif for funding from Bin Laden India assists Mauritania with $65.68 mn electrification project Russia blocks Chinese instant messaging app Firing in Balochistan ends after Pakistan-Afghanistan officials hold talks Is global establishment in for surprise in France too? France bans extremely thin models USA Today wants FBI to probe Facebook spammers French presidential candidate Macron's campaign hacked 9 dead as Pakistan-Afghanistan border tension escalates 'English language losing importance in Europe' Trump meets Turnbull, declares 'love' for Australia
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