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Palestine to Seek UN Protection from Israeli Attacks

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RAMALLAH, April 21 (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has demanded the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative at UN to request protection for the Palestinians, a senior official said Saturday. Saeb Erekat, the PLO Secretary General, told reporters at his Ramallah office in the West Bank that Abbas has issued the aforementioned directives to the […]

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Kim Jong Un announces “discontinuance” of nuclear, missile tests

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PYONGYANG, April 21 (Xinhua ) — In yet another move to ease tension on the Korean Peninsula, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s top leader Kim Jong Un has announced that his country will “discontinue” nuclear and missile tests. The decision was announced by Kim at the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee […]

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Trump calls DPRK’s nuke test suspension “very good news”

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WASHINGTON, (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted twice to commend the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s earlier announcement to suspend its nuke and nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests. Trump said in the first twitter that the announcement and the decision of the DPRK are “very good news” for the […]

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Netanyahu says Israeli army ready for any development with Iran

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JERUSALEM, (Xinhua) — The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday warned that the Israeli military is prepared for any development with Iran and will “exact a price” from anyone seeking to harm its people. “We hear the threats from Iran. The fighters of the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) and the security services are prepared for […]

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EU hails DPRK decision to halt nuclear test

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BRUSSELS, April 21 –– The European Union (EU) on Saturday hailed the decision by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches. The move “is a positive, long-sought-after step on the path that has now to lead to the country’s complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization,” EU High […]

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4 killed, 450 wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza: medics

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GAZA, — Four Palestinians were killed and more than 450 wounded on Friday during fierce clashes between hundreds of Palestinian protestors and Israeli soldiers near the border between eastern Gaza Strip and Israel, medics said. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of the health ministry in Gaza said on Friday the four killed Palestinians are Sa’ed Abu Taha, […]

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Russia advocates broader UN presence in Syria

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MOSCOW, — Building up the presence of the United Nations (UN) in Syria deserves attention as it will help collect reliable information, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday. Russia cannot accept the situation that UN agencies produce reports and statements based on information from other sources than UN’s own ones, he said at […]

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Decisive time as Afghan gov’t, Taliban consolidate positions ahead of possible peace talks

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KABUL, — Experts in Afghanistan believe that the current year will be crucial for Afghans as both the government and Taliban outfit try to consolidate their positions ahead of any possible talks to negotiate from a stronger position. To persuade the hardliner Taliban group to enter peace talks, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani offered unconditional […]

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    Indian PM in Berlin for exchange of views with Merkel

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    BERLIN, — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday evening received Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his stopover in Berlin, but no details of meeting was revealed. Modi came to Berlin for an exchange of views after concluding his visit to London. German government did not give any details about the contents of the meeting. […]

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    PM Modi ‘had a wonderful meeting’ with German Chancellor Merkel

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    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had a “wonderful meeting” with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed multiple aspects relating to bilateral cooperation as well as other global issues. Modi met Merkel during a brief stopover in Berlin after wrapping up his visit to the United Kingdom where he attended the Commonwealth Heads […]

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    Cabinet nod for death penalty for rape of children below 12

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    New Delhi, April 21  The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. The decision came a day after the Ministry of Women and Child Development told the Supreme Court that it […]

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    Yashwant Sinha announces end of his association with BJP

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    Patna, April 21  Senior BJP leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, who has been trenchant in his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, on Saturday announced that he was snapping his links with the BJP and launching a countrywide campaign to save the democracy. “I am announcing here from this […]

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    Chief Minister’s Office Government of Telangana

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    Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao announced 2%reservation in government employment in the state for the sports’ persons. This the CM said when a team of 18 members who participated in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast Australia met him at Pragathi Bhavan today morning. They belong to Telangana, AP, Kerala,Maharashtra […]

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    MP shocker: 6-month-old girl raped, killed in Indore

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    Bhopal: The blood-soaked body of a six-month-old infant was recovered from the basement of a building in Indore, a police official said. Police identified the accused as Sunil Bheel, 21, claiming that he was seen in CCTV footage, at around 4.45 am on Friday, carrying the infant on his shoulder. The post-mortem of the infant, […]

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    SSC CHSL 2017 tier 1 answer key released at ssc.nic.in

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    New Delhi: SSC CHSL 2017 Tier 1 Answer Key has been released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on its official website – ssc.nic.in. SSC had organized the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Tier 1 exam in March 2018, last month, and candidates who had appeared in the same can download the tentative answer key […]

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    Mahadayi River dispute: 700 farmers to seek euthanasia

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    [India], Apr. 21 : Over 700 farmers protesting over Mahadayi River water dispute will leave for Delhi from Karnataka to meet President Ram Nath Kovind seeking euthanasia. The farmers will leave from Karnataka on April 25. They will also hold a three-day protest in the national capital. “We will file a plea and submit it […]

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      CM directs Collectors to give priority to Haritha Haaram

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      Hyderabad, April.21 : During a detailed discussion on the distribution of passbooks and cheques under the investment support Rythu Bandhu scheme, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao today showed the new passbooks to the participants in the meeting. In the post-lunch session, discussions took place on the prosperous State’s financial situation, Haritha Haram, Government’s programme for free […]

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      CM announces 2% quota for sportspersons in Govt. Jobs 

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      Hyderabad, April.21 : Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced 2% reservation in government employment for the sports persons. The CM disclose this when a team of 18 members, who participated in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast Australia met him  at Pragathi Bhavan this morning. They belong to Telangana, AP, Kerala, Maharashtra […]

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      Successful women bikers call on CM

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      Hyderabad, April.21 : Telangana women bikers — Jai Bharathi, Shanti Susan, Shilpa Balakrishnan and Piya Bahadur – who have successfully toured 17,000 km on bikes in in 56 days, today met Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao The CM congratulated them for their fiat. They have embarked on their bike tour on February 11 from Paryataka Bhavan here. They traveled […]

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      Distribute passbooks, cheques to farmers from May 10, CM tells Collectors

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      Hyderabad, April.21: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the officials concerned to distribute passbooks and cheques as part of the financial assistance under the Investment Support Scheme for agriculture to all the farmers of the assigned lands, ROFR pattadars, non-tribals cultivating land in the agency areas and all the pattadars. The CM desired that under […]

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      ‘Mosaic’ photo show opened at at Arts College

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      Hyderabad, April.21 :  ‘Mosaic’, a five-day exhibition of rare photographs organised by the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Osmania University, got off to a colourful start here on Saturday. The event marks the closing ceremony of the year-long Centenary Celebrations to be concluded on April 25. Ou Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Ramachandram inaugurated the exhibition, which showcased some […]

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      State BJP files complaint against Balayya for using abusive language against PM

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      Hyderabad, April.21 : Telangana State BJP has severely condemned the “abusive” language used by cine hero and TDP MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and lodged a complaint with the police here today. A delegation of party leaders led by BJP MLC and Greater Hyderabad party president N Ramchender Rao went to the Osmania […]

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      Mayor inspects road repair works  late midnight

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      Hyderabad, April.21 : Dr Bonthu Rammohan, GHMC Mayor and MAUD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar made a surprise visit at late midnight on Friday to inspect the ongoing road repairing works taken up by the GHMC to the tune of Rs 700 crore. The main aim of the inspection at midnight to know the progress of works to make more convenient […]

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      Chandulal, Balan discuss Tourism development

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      Hyderabad, April.21 : Tourism Minister A Chandulal today said the State government was according top priority to tourism and hospitality sectors in the State. During a meeting with Kerala tourism minister K Balan at Secretariat here, Chandulal discussed on strengthening ties among the two states. Both of them of discussed on the need for strengthening […]

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        Palestinians to request int’l protection: senior official

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        RAMALLAH, April 21 (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has demanded the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative at UN to request protection for the Palestinians, a senior official said Saturday. Saeb Erekat, the PLO Secretary General, told reporters at his Ramallah office in the West Bank that Abbas has issued the aforementioned directives to the […]

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        Saudi Arabia’s air defense intercepts Houthi ballistic missile fired towards Jazan

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        Saudi air defense forces managed to intercept a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias from Yemen headed in the direction of Saudi Arabia’s border province of Jazan on Friday. Earlier this week, Saudi air defenses shot down a previous ballistic missile attack by the Houthis. Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, the coalition’s spokesman, said the missile was […]

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        Islam forbids incitement: Makkah Grand Mosque imam

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        MAKKAH: The imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Sheikh Saud bin Ibrahim Al-Shouraim, has asked Muslims to cooperate because Allah encourages and blesses unity, stressing the importance of working together to develop human societies. Al-Shouraim said in a Friday sermon that no matter how much people and societies developed scientifically and materially, they would […]

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        Shoura Council member Lina Khaled Almaeena

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        Lina Khaled Almaeena is Shoura Council member, businesswoman and philanthropist. She was born in Jeddah. She holds a BA in communications from George Mason University in Virginia and a master’s in psychology from the American University in London. Almaeena began her career as a writer and a journalist. She participated in writing programs for Saudi […]

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        Spring festival brings Indian color to Saudi Arabia

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        JEDDAH: A two-day Holi festival is bringing the colorful Indian and Nepali spring tradition to Saudi Arabia for the first time. The Festival of Colors at Benchmark in Jeddah offers participants a chance to drench each other with Holi colors in a symbolic celebration of spring. The delightful festival is celebrated across the Indian subcontinent […]

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        Al-Bujairi Quarter, the historic gateway to Saudi Arabia’s Al-Diriyah

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        Al-Bujairi Quarter is the gateway to the historic area of Al-Diriyah. It overlooks the eastern edge of Wadi Hanifah, just opposite to Al-Turaif neighborhood. The late Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulwahab and many scholars lived in Al-Bujairi district. The High Commission for the Development of Riyadh has developed the area in an urban way to restore its […]

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        Saudi forum to be held on safety, health at work

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        RIYADH: A two-day national forum in Saudi Arabia for occupational safety and health is to be hosted by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Riyadh this month to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The two-day forum, which begins on April 28, targets occupation safety and health experts, employers and staff […]

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        Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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        JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed humanitarian aid including birth kits, personal bags and baby blankets to Syrian female refugees staying in Osman Hospital and Central Hospital in Kattermaya, Kharoub province of Lebanon on Friday. This distribution is within the framework of the assistance provided by the center for displaced […]

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          IMF expects India’s role to expand in Indo-Pacific region

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          United Nations, April 21  The International Monetary Fund expects India’s role in the Indo-Pacific region’s development to continue to expand because of its robust growth, but it has to carry out more trade reforms, Ken Kang, the deputy director in IMF’s Asia Pacific Department said on Friday. “Given our robust growth forecast where we see […]

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          UAE’s BMS International Commercial Investment interested in investing $3bn in Pakistan

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          KARACHI: BMS International Commercial Investment LLC, one of the Royal Group Companies of Sheikh Saeed Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, has shown interest in investing $3 billion in different economic sectors of Pakistan, with a focus on real estate. Louai Mohammed Ali, chairman of BMS International Commercial Investment, made the commitment to invest in Pakistan’s real […]

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          Sebi fines Suzlon Energy over Rs 1 cr for violation of SCRA

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          Mumbai, April 21  Securities market regulator Sebi on Friday imposed a fine of more than Rs 1 crore on Suzlon Energy for violation of Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act (SCRA). According to the adjudication order, the company failed to disclose price sensitive information as required under the code of corporate disclosure practices for prevention of insider […]

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          G20 financial leaders see downside risks to global economy from trade disputes

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          Washington, April 21  Financial leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) have expressed concerns that trade disputes among major economies could pose downside risks to the global economy, Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has said. “Concerns on trade disputes occupied some part of the discussions that we had yesterday, and, of course, it is still […]

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          Telegram Russia ban spurs privacy debate

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          LONDON: Telegram, the messaging app that re-located from Russia to Dubai, has again fallen foul of the authorities in its mother country. So what is it about the social media platform that simultaneously has governments worldwide so concerned and freedom of speech advocates so agitated? Telegram has always attracted a mix of criticism and respect […]

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          General Motors Korea and union to hold new round of wage talks

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          SEOUL: General Motors’ South Korean unit and its labor union are set to hold another round of wage talks on Friday afternoon, keen to stave off a threat by the US automaker to seek bankruptcy for the loss-making unit. GM, which in February announced its plan to shut down one of its plants in Korea, […]

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          Asia’s super-rich eye bargains as second-hand jet market soars

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          SHANGHAI: Asia’s super-wealthy are increasingly opting for second-hand private jets rather than buying new ones, as private buyers look for deep discounts and shorter waiting times, aircraft brokers said. Buyers from the region bought 61 pre-owned aircraft and 54 new jets in 2017, marking the first time second-hand purchases outstripped new orders, according to a […]

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          Southwest challenged engine maker over speed of safety checks

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          WASHINGTON/PARIS: Southwest Airlines clashed with engine-maker CFM over the timing and cost of proposed inspections after a 2016 engine accident, months before the explosion this week of a similar engine on a Southwest jet that led to the death of a passenger, public documents showed. The proposed inspections would have cost $170 per engine for […]

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            Leganes, Deportivo in goalless stalemate

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            Leganes (Spain), April 21Leganes will have to wait at least another week to assure themselves of staying in the top tier of Spanish football after managing only a 0-0 draw against 18th-place Deportivo La Coruna here. Clinging to their faint hope of avoiding relegation, the visitors dominated the opening 10 minutes of Friday’s La Liga […]

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            Wenger to leave Arsenal after two decades in charge

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            LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to leave at the end of the season after a reign of almost 22 years that made him the most successful boss in the Premier League club’s history. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down […]

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            Sergio Aguero in battle to be fit for World Cup

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            Argentine international striker Sergio Aguero faces a race against time to be fit for the World Cup in Russia after Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed his club season was over. Guardiola, whose side secured the Premier League title last Sunday, said the 29-year-old would be sidelined for four to five weeks following minor knee […]

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            Rafael Nadal goes up a gear in search of 11th Monte Carlo title

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            Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Friday as he stepped up his bid for an 11th title in the principality in style. A tight match had been anticipated, but Nadal produced one of the most dominant wins of his career as Thiem fell […]

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            FA Cup semifinal takes on increasing importance for both Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino

            By   11 hours ago

            The FA Cup has come to take on a strange role in English football. It would be absurd now to claim it has the same status it did in the 1980s when it still had a glamor and an appeal that outstripped the league, but equally it is not quite the empty vessel many would […]

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            Mönchengladbach thrash clueless Wolfsburg

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            Mönchengladbach (Germany), April 21  Borussia Mönchengladbach remained in the hunt for European slots with a 3-0 win against Wolfsburg, who sit uncomfortably close to the Bundesliga drop zone. Stung by last week’s 5-1 drubbing at the hands of league leaders FC Bayern Munich, the hosts played like a team that had something to prove and […]

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            Who will replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

            By   11 hours ago

            With Arsene Wenger set for the exit door at the end of the season, we try to take a peek into the future and try to predict his likely successor. Here are five main contenders… EDDIE HOWE WHY? Been  touted for a ‘big club’ for past few seasons, done well at Bournemouth playing the sort […]

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              From ‘sui-dhaaga’ to sustainable fashion: Rural women weavers find new identity

              By   12 hours ago

              New Delhi, April 21  What happens when women from “silai schools” in rural India up the ante under the expert guidance of fashion designers? They not only hone their skills and amplify their earning potential but also learn about fashion, gain confidence and respect and the permission to move out of their homes. Consumer durables […]

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              Dubai women’s Knit-A-Thon initiative to provide blankets for the poor

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              DUBAI: Inspired by the 67 Blankets for Mandela Movement in South Africa, a Dubai-based group of women has started a campaign Knit-A-Thon across the UAE. Throughout April, women will knit 15×15 cm squares, in any color or design, which will be collected from across the country. They will later be sewn together to make blankets, […]

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              Saudi Arabia’s Jazan recognized for its 60 mango varieties

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              London: The Jazan region will be granted a geographical indication for mangoes grown there. A geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin. Mangoes were first grown in the region in 1982 when the Argricultural Research Center started growing varieties from the US, Egypt, […]

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              Take a healthy approach to the issue of nutritional supplements

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              JEDDAH: There is a growing need for dietary supplements in Saudi Arabia, given the increasing popularity of junk food and the effective role supplements can play in treating diseases caused by mineral and vitamin deficiencies. A recent study found that 22 percent of Saudi people take nutritional supplements. It is no surprise, then, that many […]

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              Global showbiz world pays tribute to music genius Avicii

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              Los Angeles/Mumbai, April 21  Tributes came in abundance for Swedish DJ Avicii, whose demise has left the global showbiz world in shock. He was a young, talented, genius and passionate music artiste, who shaped sounds for the pop music industry, said the celebrities. Several international and Indian film celebrities expressed condolences to the 28-year-old, who […]

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                Google’s ‘Chat’ service a precious gift to cybercriminals: Amnesty

                By   11 hours ago

                San Francisco, April 21  Google’s decision to launch a new messaging service called “Chat” without end-to-end encryption shows utter contempt for the privacy of Android users and has handed a precious gift to cybercriminals and government spies alike, Amnesty International has said. Communications on the new “Chat” service will not be sent over the Internet […]

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                Apple loses $60bn over reports of weak smartphone demand in 2018

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                Taipei, April 21  Apple lost over $60 billion in market cap in two days after Taiwan Semiconductor, Apple’s biggest supplier, said in an earnings update that second-quarter revenues would be hit by “weak demand from the mobile sector”. Apple shares fell nearly seven per cent on Thursday and Friday over reports of a sharper slowdown […]

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                Twitter suffers another worldwide outage

                By   11 hours ago

                San Francisco, April 21  For the second time this week, Twitter users around world faced difficulties in sharing their thoughts on the microblogging platform, the media reported. Twitter confirmed the problem on Friday and said it had resolved the issue. “Earlier today, people were unable to send Tweets for about 30 minutes. We’ve resolved the […]

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                Qualcomm to lay off 1,500 employees to cut costs

                By   11 hours ago

                Los Angeles, April 21  US Chipmaker Qualcomm started to cut jobs at its facilities in California in order to meet the company’s promise to investors to cut costs by $1 billion. The San Diego-based wireless giant had plan to trim 1,231 jobs in San Diego and 269 at its offices in San Jose and Santa […]

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                Twitter bans Russia-based Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

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                Moscow/New Delhi: Twitter has banned Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform, stating that the company “operates using a business model that inherently conflicts with acceptable Twitter Ads business practices. “In an open letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Kaspersky Lab’s Founder Eugene Kaspersky has termed the move as “potential political […]

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                Truecaller hits 100mn daily active users globally

                By   2 days ago

                New Delhi: Popular communication app Truecaller on Thursday announced that in less than a year, the app has leapfrogged from 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) to 100 million daily active users (DAUs) globally. “There are only a handful of mobile-only services that impact as many users each and every day and we are humbled […]

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                U.S. ban “unfair,” “unacceptable”: ZTE

                By   2 days ago

                SHENZHEN, April 20 (Xinhua) — Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp. said in a statement on Friday that it will not accept a ban by the United States on the company, calling the decision “unfair.” “The ban will not only severely impact the survival and development of ZTE, but also cause damage to all partners […]

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                Dell brings AMD Ryzen processors to its ‘Inspiron’ series

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                New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To elevate the entertainment experience for its users, Dell on Friday announced that it is bringing AMD Ryzen processor with “Radeon RX Vega Graphics” to its “Inspiron” portfolio. The “Inspiron 15” (5575) is the latest addition to Dell’s portfolio which is powered by AMD Ryzen to deliver fast responsiveness and reliable […]

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                  Palestine to Seek UN Protection from Israeli Attacks

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                  RAMALLAH, April 21 (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has demanded the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative at UN to request protection for the Palestinians, a senior official said Saturday. Saeb Erekat, the PLO Secretary General, told reporters at his Ramallah office in the West Bank that Abbas has issued the aforementioned directives to the […]

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                  Palestinians to request int’l protection: senior official

                  By   11 hours ago

                  RAMALLAH, April 21 (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has demanded the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative at UN to request protection for the Palestinians, a senior official said Saturday. Saeb Erekat, the PLO Secretary General, told reporters at his Ramallah office in the West Bank that Abbas has issued the aforementioned directives to the […]

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                  Saudi Arabia’s air defense intercepts Houthi ballistic missile fired towards Jazan

                  By   11 hours ago

                  Saudi air defense forces managed to intercept a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias from Yemen headed in the direction of Saudi Arabia’s border province of Jazan on Friday. Earlier this week, Saudi air defenses shot down a previous ballistic missile attack by the Houthis. Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, the coalition’s spokesman, said the missile was […]

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                  Islam forbids incitement: Makkah Grand Mosque imam

                  By   11 hours ago

                  MAKKAH: The imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Sheikh Saud bin Ibrahim Al-Shouraim, has asked Muslims to cooperate because Allah encourages and blesses unity, stressing the importance of working together to develop human societies. Al-Shouraim said in a Friday sermon that no matter how much people and societies developed scientifically and materially, they would […]

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                  Spring festival brings Indian color to Saudi Arabia

                  By   12 hours ago

                  JEDDAH: A two-day Holi festival is bringing the colorful Indian and Nepali spring tradition to Saudi Arabia for the first time. The Festival of Colors at Benchmark in Jeddah offers participants a chance to drench each other with Holi colors in a symbolic celebration of spring. The delightful festival is celebrated across the Indian subcontinent […]

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                  Saudi forum to be held on safety, health at work

                  By   12 hours ago

                  RIYADH: A two-day national forum in Saudi Arabia for occupational safety and health is to be hosted by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Riyadh this month to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The two-day forum, which begins on April 28, targets occupation safety and health experts, employers and staff […]

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                  Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

                  By   12 hours ago

                  JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed humanitarian aid including birth kits, personal bags and baby blankets to Syrian female refugees staying in Osman Hospital and Central Hospital in Kattermaya, Kharoub province of Lebanon on Friday. This distribution is within the framework of the assistance provided by the center for displaced […]

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