Understanding the country from different viewpoints The rise of Donald Trump surprised many not only in the U.S. but across the world. Few took him seriously when he contested the presidential elections, no one predicted he would win, and no one seriously opposed him. There has been a lot of debate since his victory on
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Defence, External Affairs Ministers to hold talks with U.S. counterparts The inaugural U.S.-India 2+2 Dialogue will take place on July 6, both countries announced on Thursday. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Washington, D.C., for the
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Greece and the Republic of North Macedonia finally end a long-standing dispute Skopje has resolved a festering dispute with Athens over the name of the Balkan nation that emerged following the disintegration of Yugoslavia. The landmark agreement signed with Greece this month, to rechristen Macedonia as the Republic of North Macedonia, opens the doors for
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The Tamil Nadu government’s attitude towards news media has hit a new low Any which way one looks at the Puthiya Thalaimurai case, one conclusion is inescapable: it is a direct attack on press freedom. That the Tamil Nadu government could have slapped a case against the Tamil news channel under Section 153A of the
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Xinjiang province has the most to offer China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. But with ethnic tensions and a relatively poorer economic position, it could also contribute a lot of problems. Suhasini Haidar on the region that is China’s greatest hope and worry As the horses stomp their hooves, the flames on stage rise up.
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Amnesty offer for first-time offenders in J&K withdrawn: Home Ministry official “The government has decided that stone throwers in Jammu and Kashmir will not be given any amnesty in the near future,” a senior Home Ministry official said on Friday. The official said there would be no concept of “first-time” stone throwers, and anyone arrested
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To benefit TN quota candidates The Madras High Court on Friday ordered that students who had applied for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in government medical and dental colleges, as well as in government seats at private colleges, should compulsorily produce their Aadhaar cards at the time of counselling scheduled to be held next
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