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Donald Trump signs temporary spending bill to end government shutdown

Washington, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - US President Donald Trump has signed a temporary funding bill ending a nearly three-day government shutdown, capping off deadlock and reinstating funds for a fortnight, a senior official said.

The federal government is expected to be back in business on Tuesday. Thousands of federal employees who had been placed on temporary, unpaid leave since Saturday, breathed a sigh of relief, the BBC reported.

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Huge 8.2 earthquake hits Alaska

Washington, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - An earthquake measuring...

US diplomats to travel to Europe for talks on Iran nuclear deal: Rex Tillerson

Washington, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The US will send...

Narendra Modi meets CEOs at WEF, IMF reaffirms India's growth story

Davos, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Palestinians slam Mike Pence speech in Israel as 'gift to extremists'

Gaza, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The Palestinians on Monday...

Turkey rejects military operation limited to Syria's Afrin

Ankara, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Turkey had given no...

Volcano erupts in Japan, triggers avalanche

Tokyo, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - A volcano northwest of here...

Sealing drive: Arvind Kejriwal urges Centre to protect traders

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Central government to bring an ordinance to protect the capital's traders from an ongoing sealing drive.

"I urge the Centre to bring an ordinance, if required, to protect Delhi's traders from sealing," Kejriwal tweeted.

Saying the economic situation was already grim, he said the sealing drive had hit traders very hard. "It is our duty to protect them. Else (a large) number of people would become jobless."

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President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi pay tributes to Subhas Bose

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - President Ram Nath Kovind...

CPI-M mulls impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The CPI-M on Tuesday said...

Disqualified AAP MLAs move Delhi HC

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - A number of disqualified A...

'Disheartened' with SC verdict on 'Padmaavat', says Kar...

Jaipur, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The Shri Rajput Karni Sena on...

Probe criminal dimension, not Hadiya's marriage: Supreme Court to NIA

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The Supreme Court on Tuesd...

Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel takes oath as new MP Governor

Bhopal, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Former Gujarat Chief Minister...

Two more Myanmar ethnic armed groups agree to ceasefire

Yangon, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Two more ethnic armed groups in Myanmar have agreed to sign the government's Nationwide Ceasefire Accord (NCA), a joint statement issued by the two parties said on Tuesday.

The pact signed by the New Mon State Party and Lahu Democratic Union already has the support of eight ethnic armed groups. The accord was initiated on October 15, 2015, Xinhua news agency reported.

During their meeting with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services in Nay Pyi Taw, the matters relating to the signing of the NCA and continuing the peace process were discussed.

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US urges Pakistan to act against Taliban

Washington, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The US has urged Pakistan to...

Antonio Guterres follows India-Pakistan border situation, encourages...

United Nations, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Secretary-General Antonio...

Rohingyas repatriation to Myanmar postponed

Dhaka, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - The Bangladesh authorities on Monday...

Pakistan to give 'robust response' to India

Islamabad, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS) - Pakistan will give "a robust...

3 killed in Thailand market bombing

Bangkok, Jan 22 (UITV/IANS) - At least three people were killed and...

US Embassy in Nepal shuts down temporarily

Kathmandu, Jan 22 (UITV/IANS) - The US Embassy in Nepal halted...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be on India tour in February

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UITV): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be on a state visit in India on 17th February to 23rd February. Trudeau met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sideline of the G20 in Hamburg in Germany in July 2017 and this would be their second meeting within six months.

 

According to the Canadian source, trade is on the top of Trudeau’s list but there are many other areas of mutual interest too. Those including education, infrastructure, skill development and space.

 

This is to be mentioned that, the ties between two countries was witnessed in 2013, with the signing of India-Canada Nuclear Cooperation Agreement. In that particular time Canada acknowledge India as a responsible nuclear power.

 

Canada said Mr Trudeau's visit will focus on "strong people-to-people contacts" of the two countries. Canada is home to a large Indian diaspora and Mr Trudeau in his government has a number of Indian origin Canadians holding key offices. Currently the Trudeau cabinet has five persons of Indian origin, including Mr Harjit Sajjan, the first Sikh to be appointed as Canada's defence minister.

 

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Kylie Jenner has featured in a CK advertisement with sisters

Los Angeles, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS): Reality TV star Kylie Jenner, who is reportedly pregnant, has featured in an advertisement with her sisters.

Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian are in the frame with Kendall.

Kylie managed to hide her baby bump as she posed for cover-up looks during the photo shoot for Calvin Klein underwear and jeans ads. The shoot took place in October, just weeks after it was reported that Kylie is expecting her first child with rapper beau Travis Scott (II), reports acehowbiz.com.

In one image, the sisters are all lying on a big red-...

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Kim Kardashian considers herself self-absorbed

Los Angeles, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS): Reality television star Kim Kardashian West...

Ryan Reynolds is developing a feature film

Los Angeles, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS): Ryan Reynolds is developing a feature film...

Joel McHale had defended Aziz Ansari

Los Angeles, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS):...

Naomi Watts’s tribute to Heath Ledger on his 10th death anniversary

London, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS): Actress-producer Naomi Watts paid a tribute to...

Eddie Redmayne does not think about audience

London, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS): British star Eddie Redmayne has said that he...

Bacterial changes early in life cause cystic fibrosis in kids

New York, Jan 23 (UITV/IANS): Bacterial changes begin in the first few years of life leading to the formation of cystic fibrosis, which makes children repeatedly prone to bacterial infections and inflammation and shortens their lifespan, says a study.

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system -- the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestines.

Therapies to break up mucus in toddlers could postpone the increase in bacterial burden as well as offer the best route to a longer life for such patients, the...

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Changes in Mercury’s orbit due to ageing Sun

Washington, Jan 22 (UITV/IANS): Changes in the orbit of Mercury -- the planet closest to the Sun in the solar system -- has demonstrated the repercussions of an ageing Sun.

Like humans, the Sun is losing mass as it ages, weakening its gravitational pull. As a result, the orbits of planets in the solar system are expanding.

In the study, scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) indirectly measured this mass loss and other solar parameters by looking at changes in Mercury's orbit.

They found key...

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US government shutdown deferred SpaceX launch

Washington, Jan 22 (UITV/IANS): Space transport services...

Be ready to enjoy the last half of supermoon trilogy

Washington, Jan 20 (UITV/IANS): For those who missed the full...

NASA canceled first Afro-American astronauts

Washington, Jan 19 (UITV/IANS)...