India Assumes Presidency Of UN Security Council For December

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj will sit in the President’s seat at the horse-shoe table. India assumes the monthly rotating Presidency of the Security Council from December 1. United Nations: India on Thursday assumed the rotating Presidency of the 15-nation UN Security Council for the month of December, during which it …

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2 Indian Projects Among Finalists For Prince William’s Earthshot Prize

Five winners from the 15 worldwide projects will be announced in Boston next month, each receiving GBP 1 million to develop their projects. London: A floral waste project which converts flowers dispersed into the river Ganga into sustainable leather called Fleather and a greenhouse-in-a-box solution for small farmers are among this year’s finalists from India …

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“In Touch With Family”: Foreign Ministry After Sikh Woman’s Suicide In US

30-year-old Ms Kaur, who is from Uttar Pradesh, died by suicide in the US on August 4 after detailing her ordeal in a video. The ministry said it will keep putting in their efforts for a thorough investigation. New Delhi: Two days after the family of Mandeep Kaur, an Indian woman who died by suicide …

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“Can’t Take Daily Beatings…”: Indian Woman’s Video, Suicide in US Sparks Anger, Questions

Mandeep Kaur from UP’s Bijnor was married to Ranjodhbeer Singh Sandhu in 2015 and moved to the US Mandeep Kaur, 30, in a video in which she detailed her abuse. It came out and went viral after her death. Delhi/Bijnor: An Indian-origin woman’s suicide in New York — citing years of abuse by her husband …

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“Stand With People Of Lanka As They…”: India On Protests

Pointing to the financial aid that India extended to the island nation as it battles its worst economic crisis, the statement said Sri Lanka occupies a central place in its Neighbourhood First policy. New Delhi: As protesters continue to occupy Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s official residence, India today said that it stands with the …

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Kerala Leader Seeks Centre’s Help Over Safety Of Indians In Kazakhstan

VD Satheesan, in a letter to Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar, stated that there are numerous Keralites, including students who are stuck in that country. The unrest began in Kazakhstan’s far west as protests over a sharp rise in prices of LPG (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of Opposition in Kerala Assembly VD Satheesan on Sunday …

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India To Build Special Data Window For Information On Cyclones: PM Modi

Speaking in Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the past few decades have proven that nobody remains untouched by effects of climate change. PM Modi reached Glasgow on Sunday to participate in the COP26 summit. Glasgow: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will build a special data window for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to …

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Executives May Have Lied To Congress: US Lawmakers

Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Amazon.com Inc’s chief executive which also stated that the committee is considering “whether a referral of this matter to the Department of Justice for criminal investigation is appropriate.” In response, Amazon spokesperson said: “Amazon and its executives did not mislead the committee.” London: Five members …

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Competing Interests For India, China, Pak In Afghanistan

India has bitter memories of the previous Taliban stint in power from 1996 to 2001 and the group’s links to Pakistan. When the Taliban captured Kabul, Pakistan PM Imran Khan said Afghans had broken “shackles of slavery”. The Russian and British empires battled over Afghanistan in the 19th century, and the United States and the …

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“Accept Taliban, Do Not Support Them”: Former Afghan President’s Brother

In a short but wide-ranging discussion with NDTV, Hashmat Ghani also said India would have “no choice but to maintain a political relationship” with the Taliban Hashmat Ghani, the brother of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, spoke to NDTV New Delhi: Hashmat Ghani, the brother of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, told NDTV on Sunday …

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