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Poland PM Mateusz Morawiecki cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

Warsaw, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Poland Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled a trip to Israel following comments on the Holocaust by Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu was quoted in Israeli media as saying "Poles co-operated with the Germans" during the Holocaust.

He later issued a clarification saying he was not referring to the Polish nation or all Polish people, the BBC reported.

Poland summoned the Israeli ambassador, and on Sunday, said Morawiecki would not attend a summit on Tuesday.

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Bashar al-Assad says Syrian constitution not for bargaining

Damascus, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Syrian President Bashar al...

Australian Parliament cyber attack led by foreign country: PM Scott Morrison

Canberra, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Australian Prime Minister...

US Deputy AG offered to wear wire into White House: Ex-FBI official

Washington, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Former Acting FBI...

6 killed in shooting in Mexico City suburb

Mexico City, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - At least six persons...

Benjamin Netanyahu to meet Putin to improve coordination on Syria

Jerusalem, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Israeli Prime Minister...

Donald Trump's UN ambassador pick withdraws from consideration

Washington, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS)- Heather Nauert, the...

Pakistani who plotted suicide bombing killed: Police

Srinagar, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS)- Security forces on Monday shot dead a Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) who masterminded the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir killing 49 troopers, police sources said.

Kamran, a JeM commander, was killed in a gunfight barely 10 km from the spot in Pulwama district where the suicide bombing took place on February 14.

The second slain militant has been identified as Bilal Ahmed Naik alias Rashid Bhai, a Kashmiri militant, the sources said.

A Major and three soldiers, besides a civilian, were also killed in the gunfight, police said.

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India loses army major, 3 soldiers in Pulwama gunfight

Srinagar, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS)- A major and three soldiers,...

Citizenship Bill to figure in BJP manifesto: Amit Shah

Guwahati, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS)- The Bharatiya Janata Party w...

Drones, balloons banned for Bengaluru air show

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS)- Unmanned aerial vehicles (U...

Dealings of European missile manufacture under scanner

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS)- A leading European arms man...

Curfew continues in Jammu

Jammu, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS)- A curfew in Jammu continued for...

Trinamool, Left, BJP take out rallies in Kolkata to protest Pulwama attack

Kolkata, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS)- West Bengal's ruling Trinamoo...

Shinzo Abe avoids commenting on Trump' candidature for Nobel Prize

Tokyo, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday declined to comment on US President Donald Trumps claims that he has nominated the American leader for this years Nobel Peace Prize, but instead praised Trumps efforts to defuse the North Korean nuclear crisis.

"I'm not saying (the claim) is untrue," The Japan Times quoted Abe as saying to a Budget Committee session of the Lower House of Parliament.

"The Nobel committee won't reveal who nominated (someone for a prize) or those who were nominated for fifty years. In accordance with this policy, I'd like to refrain from commenting," he added.

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Pakistan will be very important in future: Saudi Crown Prince

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - Visiting Saudi Crown Prince...

8 killed in Bangladesh slum fire

Dhaka, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) - As many as eight people were killed and...

Karachi school loses registration as students sing Indian songs

Karachi, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS)- A school in Karachi lost its...

8 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban clash

Kabul, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS)- At least eight policemen were killed and...

Saudi Crown Prince cuts short Pakistan visit

Islamabad, Feb 16 (UITV/IANS) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin...

All options under study: Imran's advisor on India's MFN move

Islamabad, Feb 16 (UITV/IANS) - Pakistan will consider all...

Indian appointed to high-level accounting post at UN

United Nations, Feb 15 (UITV/IANS) - Chandramouli Ramanathan has been appointed as the world body's controller by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

Dujarric told reporters: "Chandramouli brings to the position nearly 40 years of executive international experience in diverse organizational settings in finance and budget, management and information technology. We are delighted to officially have him in that position."

Ramanathan will simultaneously be the Assistant Secretary-General for Programme Planning, Budget and Finance in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance.

While serving as the Assistant Secretary-General for Enterprise Resource Planning, he was concurrently made the acting controller in September when Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas of Uruguay left the position.

Earlier he had served the UN as Deputy Controller, Director of Accounts Division, and Chief of Service in IT Services Division.

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Cabinet's ex post facto approval for NRI marriage registration bill

New Delhi, Feb 14 (UITV/IANS) -  The Union Cabinet on...

NRI marriage registration bill introduced in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UITV/IANS) -  External Affairs Minister...

Realtor arrested for NRI businessman's murder in Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Feb 6 (UITV/IANS) -  The Andhra...

Tulsi Gabbard officially launches 2020 presidential election campaign

Honolulu, Feb 3 (UITV/IANS)- Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu...

India takes up kidnapping of Indian national with Ukraine

New Delhi, Feb 3 (UITV/IANS)- External Affairs Minister...

Honoured to represent India at Grammys, says Falguni Shah

Los Angeles, Feb 2 (UITV/IANS) - Indian singer Falguni Shah...

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Being part of 'New Amsterdam' broadens my horizons: Anupam Kher

New York, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who is gearing up for the second season of "New Amsterdam", says being a part of the medical drama broadens his horizons.

Anupam on Sunday treated his fans and followers to a Q&A session on Twitter, where a user asked him about the most rewarding part of playing Doctor Kapoor in the show.

"Being part of 'New Amsterdam' broadens my horizons. Both as an actor and as a person. It is also fantastic to represent my country in a show which deals with love, compassion and diversity," Anupam tweeted.

Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the US, the series follows...

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Ayushmann Khurrana strives for perfection: Rochak Kohli

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) Music composer Rochak Kohli, who...

Film workers protest against Pulwama attack, warn on hiring Pakistani artistes

Mumbai, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh,...

Haven't replaced Sidhu on 'The Kapil Sharma Show', says Archana P...

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) Actress Archana Puran Singh has...

I'm sure PM will take firm decision: Hema Malini on Pulwama attack

Mumbai, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) Veteran actress and BJP MP Hema...

Actor Bruno Ganz dead at 77

Zurich, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS) -Legendary actor Bruno Ganz, who...

I suffered as an actress due to my public image: Neena Gupta

Mumbai, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS) -  National Award winning actress...

New technique to measure blood clot developed

London, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS) - Scientists have developed a new technique that allows them to measure blood clotting as well as the formation of free radicals, that leads to the build-up of blood clots, which in turn cause heart disease, stroke and dementia.

The technique, led by the University of Exeter researchers, investigates a part of the blood clotting process which focuses on the ways in which platelets from blood samples clump together.

"This method may be useful for future studies looking into new anti-platelet treatments for diseases such as diabetes, where clotting is disturbed and increases the risk of heart attack or stroke,"...

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Infosys unveils learning app for engineering students

Mysore, Feb 16 (UITV/IANS)- Global software major Infosys on...

Probe ordered into circulation of Bengal secondary exam paper on Whatsapp

Kolkata, Feb 12 (UITV/IANS)- An investigation has been ordered...

Faridabad-based student team wins Microsoft's Asia talent hunt contest

Sydney, Feb 12 (UITV/IANS)- It was the moment for the Indian...

IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

Kolkata, Feb 11 (UITV/IANS)- IIM Calcutta, one of the premier...

UNSW Sydney marks India's Martyr's Day with Gandhi Oration

Sydney, Feb 9 (UITV/IANS)- UNSW Sydney, one of Australia's...

Parents, teachers protest over shifting of school

Gurugram, Feb 5 (UITV/IANS)- Over 200 parents of students...

Scientists develop smart windows to clean air pollution

Beijing, Feb 17 (UITV/IANS) - A team of Chinese scientists have developed a large-scale transparent smart window that can change light intensity while effectively capturing the particulate matter in smog, a study said.

The study published on Saturday in the journal iScience described a simple solution-based process to fabricate large-area flexible transparent windows with Ag-nylon electrodes for high-efficiency PM2.5 capture, reports Xinhua news agency.

It takes only 20 minutes to fabricate 7.5 square metres of Ag-nylon flexible transparent windows showing an optical transmittance of over 86 per cent, according to the group of scientists led...

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Long-term spaceflight not linked to major health risks: NASA...

Washington, Feb 16 (UITV/IANS)- While it was previously...

Samsung Galaxy S10 to be launched on March 8

Seoul, Feb 16 (UITV/IANS)- South Korean tech giant Samsung...

AI can help improve understanding of Earth science

London, Feb 15 (UITV/IANS)- Artificial Intelligence (AI) can...

Immersive virtual reality therapy may help kids overcome aut...

London, Feb 15 (UITV/IANS)- Exposing children and adults with...

NASA's new space telescope to explore origins of univer...

Washington, Feb 14 (UITV/IANS)- US space agency NASA has...

Hackers steal over 600 mn account details from 16 websites

London, Feb 14 (UITV/IANS)- Hackers have made available on the...