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Trump's India visit from Feb 24

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will reach India February 24 for a two-day visit accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, the White House spokesperson said in a statement Monday. There was no word if a trade deal under discussion now will be ready for announcement during the visit. The final details of the visit appear to have been wrapped up in a phone call, which the White House said, took place between President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi past weekend. The two leaders agreed on the call, according to the statement, the “trip will further strengthen the United States-India strategic partnership and highlight the strong and enduring bonds between the American and Indian people”....more More

Melania Trump looks forward to India visit, celebrating close ties

WASHINGTON: US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday joined the growing excitement in anticipation of her trip to India with President Donald Trump saying they were both “excited” about it and looked forward to “celebrate” close ties between the two countries. The US President and the First Lady are scheduled to arrive in India on February 24 for a two-day visit, for the first US presidential visit in five years. Though their schedules have not been released yet, they are expected to first visit Ahmedabad where the US president will address a rally with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is expecting “millions” of people to show up. Their next stop will be New Delhi and then they will leave for home with a brief stopover in Agra....more More

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China virus toll rises to 1666; confirmed cases cross 70,00

BEIJING: The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic has climbed to 1,666 after 142 more people died, mostly in the worst-hit Hubei Province, and the confirmed cases jumped to almost 70,000, officials said on Sunday, as top World Health Organization (WHO) experts scramble to assist Beijing contain the virus spread. China's National Health Commission confirmed 2,009 new infection cases across the country. A man today died from the deadly virus in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island, which has to date accumulated 20 confirmed cases....more More

AAP sweeps Delhi again

NEW DELHI: For the second time in a row, Delhi voted overwhelmingly for the AAP, giving it 62 seats in the 70-member assembly. In 2015, the AAP won 67 seats. The AAP also garnered 53.5% of the vote share, just around a percentage point less than its 2015 vote share. For an incumbent to win over half the votes polled for a second time, when faced with a strong opposition in the form of the BJP, is a huge success. And that is why Kejriwal, at the same victory gathering on Tuesday, told the citizens of Delhi, “I love you”, and thanked them profusely for their support. It’s a love that will get statutory recognition when the AAP government is sworn in on February 14, Valentine’s Day, the same day it was sworn in on in 2015....more More

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2020’s ‘wind of madness’ indicates growing instability: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: Rising instability and unpredictable geopolitical tensions have led to a “wind of madness” across the world, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday during his main annual press conference for journalists at UN Headquarters in New York. Following recent flare-ups in some hotspots, the UN chief observed that although de-escalation efforts indicated progress, the situation has now changed. “I have spoken about winds of hope. But today a wind of madness is sweeping the globe. From Libya to Yemen to Syria and beyond — escalation is back. Arms are flowing. Offensives are increasing”, he said....more More

US clears sale of $1.9 b air defence weapon system to India

WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday announced clearing the sale of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) to India at an estimated cost of $1.87 billion to boost defence ties between the two countries, a development that came just days ahead of an expected India visit by US President Donald Trump. The government-to-government sale cleared by the US State Department was announced by a US defence department agency after a notification was issued to the US Congress....more More

Soldier kills 26 in Thailand’s bloodiest shooting spree, shot dead after 16 hrs

BANGKOK: A soldier with a grudge gunned down 26 people and wounded 57 in Thailand’s worst shooting spree before he was fatally shot inside a mall in the country’s northeast on Sunday, officials said. Officials said the soldier was angry over a financial dispute, first killing two people on a military base and then went on a far bloodier rampage Saturday, shooting as he drove to the mall where shoppers fled in terror. It took police sharpshooters 16 hours to end the crisis....more More

Chinese Ambassador assures Vijay Jolly safety, security of Indian citizens

NEW DELHI: A nine member Indian delegation led by Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader & President Delhi Study Group Vijay Jolly met Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong on coronavirus epidemic here today. Vijay Jolly expressed concerned on this disease spreading in Hubei and Wuhan provinces in China. He expressed mourning over the death of Chinese civilians who died due to this epidemic. Jolly expressed Indian support and solidarity with China and its citizens in its hour of crisis. He also raised the security issue of more than 50,000 strong Indian diaspora living in China with the Ambassador....more More


Chinese Doctor Who First Warned About Coronavirus Dies

BEIJING: Beijing: Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, one of the eight whistle-blowers who warned other medics of the coronavirus outbreak but were reprimanded by the police, died of the epidemic on Thursday, official media reported. Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old doctor who tried to warn other medics of the epidemic, died of coronavirus on Thursday in Wuhan, the state-run Global Times reported....more More

Omar Abdullah's Sister Challenges His Detention In Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Omar Abdullah's sister Sara Abdullah Pilot has challenged his detention and charges under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) before the Supreme Court, asking for the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister to be produced in court and freed immediately. Sara Abdullah Pilot says her brother's detention is a grave violation of his constitutional rights including that of freedom of speech, and is part of a "consistent and concerted effort to muzzle all political rivals"....more More

L V Prabhakar takes over as MD, CEO of Canara Bank

BENGALURU: L V Prabhakar has assumed office as Managing Director and Chief
Executive Officer of Canara Bank on February 1. He holds a Master Degree in Agriculture and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). Prior to his appointment as MD and CEO of Canara Bank, he was holding the post of Executive Director in Punjab National Bank. He spearheaded the recovery efforts of the Bank....more More

Nobel winner environmentalist RK Pachauri passes away

NEW DELHI: R K Pachauri, a former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute, passed away on Thursday after a prolonged cardiac ailment, TERI Director General Ajay Mathur said. Pachauri was 79. “It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing away of R K Pachauri, the founder Director of TERI. The entire TERI family stands with the family of Dr Pachauri in this hour of grief,” Mathur said in a statement issued by the TERI....more More

Shortcut to Happiness is Kindness: Om Swami

NEW DELHI: We are all looking for one thing — happiness. There might not be a truer statement or one more universal in nature than this. But is it achievable? More importantly, is it achievable, like they say, without going to the Himalayas and renouncing all things material? Yes — that’s the answer to all of the aforementioned questions. And the road to “near-constant bliss” in our daily life is unbelievably doable, according to bestselling author Om Swami....more More

Only 2,200 professionals declared income above Rs 1 crore in FY19: CBDT

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Thursday reiterated that only 2,200 professionals had indeed declared annual income above Rs 1 crore in FY19, as had been stated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his February 12 address at an event. In a series of tweets, the CBDT explained that 5.78 crore individuals filed income-tax returns in FY19. Of these, only around 1.46 crore individual taxpayers were liable to pay income tax....more More



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Mario Bellini Honoured With Lifetime Award At Salone del Mobile.Milano

Mario Bellini, a multifaceted and innovative Milanese designer, has been awarded a Special Lifetime Award during the Salone del Mobile.Milano. The life time award to Mario Bellini is celebration for one of Italy’s most versatile and iconic architects and designers.


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Just continue to help, sustain, wipe tears, listen attentively and carefully repair all the 'leaks' you find

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.

Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds

Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts said.


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