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  • Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Lebanon’s capital Beirut

    The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicked off in Lebanon’s capital Beirut today. The leaders of 20 countries taking part in the summit aim to make a joint statement on a 29-item agenda that ranges from discussions on an Arab free trade zone and the economic effect of Syrian refugees on host countries. The […]

    WEF, annual meet to begin in Davos tomorrow

    The World Economic Forum,WEF, annual meet will begin in Davos tomorrow. World leaders from across the globe will flock to the ski resort town on the Swiss Alps for five days to discuss what’s ailing the world amid fears of the global economy sleepwalking into a crisis. Those expected to attend include German Chancellor Angela […]

    8 Afghan security personnel killed in car bomb attack in Logar province

    Afghanistan, at least eight security force personnel have been killed in a car bomb attack on a convoy of the Governor of Logar province  this morning. Local officials said the provincial chief was left unharmed in the attack on the  highway between Logar and the capital Kabul. Shahpoor Ahmadzai, the spokesman for Logar’s provincial police, […]

    India to surpass United Kingdom in world’s largest economy rankings in 2019: PwC

    India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019, to become world’s fifth largest economy, according to a report by global consultancy firm PwC. As per the report, while the UK and France have regularly switched places owing to similar levels of development and roughly equal populations, India’s […]

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Chad

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today arrived in Chad on a days visit during which diplomatic ties with the African state are expected to be renewed. Speaking to reporters before boarding the plane at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Netanyahu called the visit a “historic”  hinting at the formal resumption of diplomatic relations […]

    Syria: Several dead and wounded in explosion in Damascus

    In Syria, a huge explosion near a military intelligence office in Damascus has left several dead and wounded. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said early indications suggest a terrorist act. The observatory has not yet verified the toll. It added that shooting followed the explosion. Syria is locked in a civil war that […]

    6.7 magnitude earthquake hit north-central Chile

    A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake has hit north-central Chile,  resulting in the death of two people from heart attacks. The police said the two suffered cardiac arrests as a result of the quake. The US Geological Survey said the quake struck at a depth of 53 kilometers with an epicenter some 15 kilometers southwest of Coquimbo. […]

    Death toll rises to 76 in Mexico pipeline explosion

    In Mexico, the death toll in a pipeline explosion has risen to 76. Hidalgo state Governor Omar Fayad announced the latest toll. The accident occurred after hundreds swarmed to the site of an illegal fuel-line tap to gather gasoline amid a government crackdown on fuel theft. President Lopez Obrador who took office in December last […]

    Nationalist thought and Dalit identify go hand in hand in India: HM Rajnath Singh

    Union Minister for Home Affairs and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh addressed BJP’s ‘Vijay Sankalp Sabha’ at Kasturchand Park in Nagpur. He said that Constitution speaks about ३ principles Liberty, Equality and fraternity but principle of fraternity is betrayed as communities are separated from each other for vote bank politics. Nationalist thought and Dalit identify […]

    More than 300 Indian expats from UAE to participate in 15th edition of PBD

    In Uttar Pradesh, NRI guests from all over the world have reached Varanasi to become part of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 which is going to kick-start tomorrow. First day of PBD will be dedicated to youth and Uttar Pradesh. Kashi is all set to welcome it’s NRI brotheren and elaborate arrangements are made at tent […]