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India, Canada ink 6 pacts; To fight terror together



Will kill anyone who picks up gun in Kashmir Valley: Army

NEW DELHI: The Indian army has categorically stated that anyone who takes up the gun in the Kashmir Valley will be “killed and eliminated”, unless they surrender. This statement was made by Chinar Corps commander Lt Gen KS Dhillon at a press conference a day after a 17-hour-long encounter in which 3 Jaish-e-Mohammad leaders were killed. A major and three soldiers were also killed in the encounter. The encounter took place barely 100 hours after the car bombing of a CRPF convoy on February 14 at Lethpora in Pulwama. Forty CRPF jawans were killed in the suicide bombing....more More

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to script ‘new chapter’ with India

NEW DELHI: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived on Tuesday evening on a two-day visit that is expected to focus on deepening strategic partnership between the two countries and deliver a strong message on terrorism. The crown prince reached the national capital shortly before 9 pm to a red carpet welcome. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who also reached the airport along with other dignitaries to welcome him, embraced him in a bear hug as soon as he walked down the stairs of his plane....more More

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Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report

By Deepak Arora

UNITED NATIONS: Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the growing scourge of violent extremism. “Despite the more concealed or locally embedded activities of ISIL cells, its central leadership retains an influence and maintains an intent to generate internationally-directed attacks and thereby still plays an important role in advancing the group’s objectives,” explained Vladimir Voronkov, who heads the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT)....more More

France to move proposal at UN to put JeM chief Masood Azhar on global terrorist list: Report

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, France will be moving a proposal at the UN in a “couple of days” to ban Masood Azhar, chief of the UN-proscribed JeM which has claimed responsibility of the Pulwama terror strike that left 40 CRPF personnel dead, French sources said on Tuesday. This will be the second time France will be party to such a proposal at the UN. In 2017, the US, supported by the UK and France, had moved a proposal at the UN’s Sanctions Committee 1267 to ban the chief of the Pakistan-based terror outfit....more More

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Taiwan Prez Tsai eyes greater global participation thru UN

By Deepak Arora

TAIPEI: President Tsai Ing-wen reiterated that Taiwan is committed to expanding its contribution to the global community through seeking meaningful participation in the U.N. system. Globalization has led to increasingly frequent people-to-people interactions and trade exchanges among countries, while issues such as aviation safety, global health and sustainable development require collaboration between all members of the international society, Tsai said. It is important that Taiwan is not excluded in the process so that a sound global network can be achieved to address these challenges, she added....more More

Fashion czar Karl Lagerfeld is no more

NEW YORK: Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and up to his death, at an age almost nobody apart from himself knew with to-the-day precision. The German designer was best known for his association with France’s Chanel, dating back to 1983. The brand, the legend now goes, risked becoming the preserve of monied grannies before he arrived, slashing hemlines and adding glitz to the prim tweed suits of what is now one of the world’s most valuable couture houses....more More

Indians arrival to Thailand jumps over 12 pc to 1.42 million

By Deepak Arora

NEW DELHI: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with 70 Thai exhibitors participated in the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE 2019) from January 16 to 19 at the India Expo Mart here. It is the largest contingent of Thai exhibitors at SATTE, a significant increase over the total of 54 in SATTE 2018. TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications Tanes Petsuwan said India is now one of the top 10 sources of visitor arrivals for Thailand, a member of a small club of countries that generate more than one million visitors a year. In January – November 2018, arrivals from India were up by 12.03% to 1.42 million, generating an estimated 63 billion Baht in tourism income....more More

RBI makes surprise cut in interest rate, home loans could get cheaper

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee on Thursday reduced the policy interest rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 %, a move that could lead to banks reducing lending rates for consumer and home loans. At the committee’s meeting, the first after Shaktikanta Das took over as the central bank’s Governor, also changed its stance to ‘neutral’ from the earlier ‘calibrated tightening’....more More


Pope admits priests, bishops sexually abused nuns

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis admitted Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church. “There are some priests and also bishops who have done it,” the pontiff said in response to a journalist’s question on the abuse of nuns, speaking on the return flight from his trip to the United Arab Emirates. The papal admission followed a rare outcry last week from the Vatican’s women’s magazine over the sexual abuse of nuns, leaving them feeling forced to have abortions or raise children not recognised by their priest fathers....more More

19-year-old allegedly raped by 6 men in Bihar, father forced to watch

PATNA: In a shocking incident, a teenaged girl was gang-raped in front of her father by six youths in a village in Bihar’s Kishanganj district, police said on Thursday. According to police officials, the 19-year-old victim lodged a police complaint on Wednesday that six youth of her village under Kodhowadi police station knocked at her door late on Tuesday night asking for water to drink, but forcibly entered her home and dragged her outside....more More

Chef Karan MittalIndian Chef Karan Mittal Conferred Irish Honour -- Rising Star of the Year

NEW DELHI: Popularity of Indian cuisine is gaining prominence world wide. However, its the magical touch of a chef that makes a big difference. Our very own Delhi lad, Karan Mittal, is creating waves in Dublin with his magical michelin touch. Karan Mittal is now Head Chef at the award-winning Ananda Restaurant in Dundrum, Dublin. Ananda is Ireland’s number one fine dining Indian restaurant. Karan's popularity can be gauged from the fact that he was recently honoured as the Rising Star of the Year 2018-19 by Ireland's prestigious Food & Wine Awards. He has also won bagged Best Young Chef Award from Irish Curry Awards....more More

Airbus to scrap production of A380 superjumbo

PARIS: Europe’s Airbus announced plans to scrap production of the A380 superjumbo on Thursday, abandoning its dream of dominating the skies with a cruiseliner for the 21st century after years of lacklustre sales. The world’s largest airliner, with two decks of spacious cabins and room for 544 people in standard layout, was designed to challenge Boeing’s legendary 747 but failed to take hold as airlines backed a new generation of smaller, more nimble jets. Airbus said in a statement that the last A380 would be delivered in 2021....more More

Hundreds of Golfers Taking Advange of Thai Golf Pass

NEW DELHI: When it comes to hospitality no country comes closer to perfection than Thailand offering something for everyone of diverse interest, every age and every budget. From pristine sandy beaches to lush jungles, bustling busy cities to traditional villages, Michelin star menus to roadside noodle stalls, historic Buddhist temples to 21st century sky scrapers, Thailand is truly amazing! Amazing Thailand also has Amazing Golf facilities. Ideally located more than 200 golf courses throughout the country, by the sea, by the mountains, by the lakes, inside the cities even besides the airports. Top quality courses, reasonable green fees, friendly caddies. From the beach resorts in the south such as Phuket to the mountainous surroundings in the north or the bustling cities of Bangkok and Pattaya, there are golf courses to suit every preference....more More

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Delhi primary health centres ill-equipped to handle mounting swine flu cases

NEW DELHI: Although Delhi has reported the second-highest number of influenza (A) H1N1 or swine flu cases this year after Rajasthan, primary health care centres in the national capital appear ill-equipped to handle the rush of patients. According to a report by the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Delhi has recorded 1,011 cases till February 3 this year. The government has not officially recorded any deaths, but three hospitals in the city have informally confirmed 19 deaths. Rajasthan reported 2,363 swine flu cases and 85 deaths....more More



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A man was asked to paint a boat. He brought with him paint and brushes and began to paint the boat a bright red, as the owner asked him. While painting, he noticed that there was a small hole in the hull, and quietly repaired it.When finished painting, he received his money and left.

Taiwan unveils smart mosquito trap to fight disease

Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes unveiled a smart mosquito trap capable of identifying virus-carrying species within 0.07 seconds, underscoring government efforts to prevent outbreaks of serious infectious diseases like dengue fever. According to Miaoli County-based NHRI in northern Taiwan, the device takes images of each captured mosquito and employs artificial intelligence and cloud computing technologies to determine whether it is a potential disease vector of dengue, chikungunya or Zika with an accuracy of greater than 90 percent. The real-time geolocation data will be used to flag up potential risk areas for outbreaks.


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