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Modi outlines India’s rapid development agenda at UNGA

United Nations, Sep 27 (IANS) India presented before the world its rapid strides towards bringing development to its 1.3 billion people -- from toilets...

Turkey fines FB over data breach of over 280,000 users

Ankara, Oct 3 (IANS) Turkey on Thursday fined social media giant Facebook for over $281,000 for a data breach that exposed the personal information...

Shoppers overcrowd US store on opening day in China

Shanghai, Aug 28 (IANS) US retail chain Costco was brought to a standstill when bargain-hunting shoppers thronged the store on its opening day in...

New UK PM Johnson promises start of ‘golden age’

London, July 25 (IANS) Boris Johnson on Thursday promised the "beginning of a new golden age", as he made his first Commons statement as...

‘Jesus Shoes’ filled with holy water sold out in minutes

San Francisco, Oct 10 (IANS) A limited-edition sneaker filled with holy water from the Jordan River in the soles and blessed by a priest...

China claims peak of Covid-19 epidemic has passed

Hong Kong, March 12 (IANS) China has declared that the peak of the coronavirus epidemic has passed, a day after the World Health Organisation...

US riots against human rights violations, question its global role

BY ARUL LOUIS New York, May 31 (IANS) The sorrow and anger behind the riots against human rights violations setting the US afire coast-to-coast,...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 2.6mn, deaths top 183,000: Johns Hopkins

Washington, April 23 (IANS) The number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 2.6 million mark, while the death toll has increased to over...

$15 million Christmas tree at Spanish resort dazzles

Marbella (Spain)/New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A Christmas tree adorned with gems and ornaments worth more than $15 million at a Spanish resort could...

Italy leading fight against climate change: PM Conte

Biarritz (France), Aug 26 (IANS/AKI) Italy is at the forefront of the fight against climate change and is a European leader in renewable energies,...