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Breakdown of Syria prevented, political settlement on agenda: Russian President Vladimir Putin

Moscow, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the breakdown of Syria has been prevented, and that a new stage has been reached for the possible transition to a political settlement in the war-torn country.

The leaders of Russia, Iran, Turkey held a trilateral summit in the Russian city Sochi, discussing the current situation in Syria and further joint steps to restore peace and security in the country.

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Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa thanks public, military fo...

Harare, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Zimbabwe's incoming...

California Governor Jerry Brown pardons wrongfully convicted man

San Francisco, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - California Governor...

Police enter Australia's closed detention centre

Washington, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Police in Papua New...

Chinese officials asked to read Xi's new book

Beijing, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Millions of officials...

Prime Minister Saad Hariri vows to remain in Beirut, defend Lebanon

Beirut, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Saad Hariri...

Cuba, North Korea vow to strengthen ties

Havana, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Cuba and North Korea have...

JAM trinity helped government save $10 bn leak: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it must be ensured that digital space doesn't become a playground for forces of terror and radicalization and that the Jan Dhan Yojna, Aadhaar and Mobile trinity (JAM) had helped the government save $10 billion in leakages.

"The quest for an open and accessible Internet often leads to vulnerability. Stories of hacking and defacement of web sites are the tip of an iceberg. They suggest that cyber attacks are a significant threat, especially in the democratic world," Modi told the inaugural session of the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS).

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Ruling AIADMK gets 'two leaves' symbol: TN CM Palaniswami

Chennai, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - The Election Commission on T...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Mo...

India firm on stopping terrorists from using social media: IT Minister Ravi...

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Radical elements and terro...

President Ram Nath Kovind approves bankruptcy code ordinance

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) -The ordinance to amend the...

Ruling AIADMK faction gets 'two leaves' symbol: AIADMK leader Pan...

Chennai, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - The Election Commission (EC)...

Nation should ensure digital space does not become playground of dark force...

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Mo...

Bangladesh, Myanmar sign deal for Rohingyas return

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) -  Bangladesh and Myanmar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled across the border to escape a military crackdown.

The deal was signed by Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor of Myanmar Kyaw Tint Swe in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday, Bdnews24.com reported.

"This is the first step. The two countries will now have to work on the next steps... We will give details once we return to Dhaka," Ali said after signing the deal.

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Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar relieved of duties

Islamabad, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq...

Myanmar's Rohingyas are targets of ethnic cleansing: Rex...

Washington, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - The US government said on...

Bangkok shrine blast suspect arrested

Bangkok, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - A Thai woman suspected of being...

Pakistan court orders release of Hafiz Saeed

Islamabad, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS) - A Pakistan court on Wednesday...

China's former cyberspace chief under graft probe

Beijing, Nov 22 (UITV/IANS) -The former head of the Cyberspace...

Japan's Princess Mako set to wed in 2018

Tokyo, Nov 22 (UITV/IANS) - The Imperial Household Agency on...

Indians are interested to travel in unexplored paths of Australia

Bengaluru, Nov 23 (UITV): It is said that learning books is only one part of education, travelling is another part of it.  Everyone can find great pleasure in seeing the beauties of nature during travelling; it is the most important means of gaining health, happiness and pleasure. Travelling brings into contact with different people and it could help to study various types of religions, customs, and manners.

Australia is one of those countries which all are developing the branch of tourism; Indians are more attracted towards the beauty of Australia to spend holidays with great joy.

As per the latest trend, Indian travellers are now looking for more offbeat destinations in Australia. Travellers are very curious about travelling to remote or the unexplored path for unique experiences. Lot of activities are on the way toward promotion to satisfy Indian travellers. Tourism Australia has witnessed a 15.3 per cent growth from India market in 2016.

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Vidya Vox is proud to be an Indian in US

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UITV/IANS): US-based YouTube star Vidya...

The tale of Durban’s Bunny Chow

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Indian-descent father was shot in USA

New York, Nov 21 (UITV/IANS): An Indian-descent father was...

NRI’s should be brought under the Aadhaar card process : Goa Congress

Panaji, Nov 21 (UITV/IANS): Non-resident Indians,...

Is the “Padmavati” controversy a cultural shame for the country?
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People did not back Madhur Bhandarkar during “Indu Sarkar”

Panaji, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS): Selective outrage over films is wrong, National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said on Thursday, claiming that those who are backing Sanjay Leela Bhansali over his controversy-marred film "Padmavati" did not support him when his "Indu Sarkar" came under fire.

"I said very often that when it came to my film, the selective outrage attitude of people over films is wrong. There should not be things like this. I was disillusioned because I did not get any support from anyone, nor from any intellectual.

"I thought those people who also speak of freedom of expression will come and support. There was no support...

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“You have made us proud”: Shatrughan Sinha to Manushi Chhillar

Mumbai, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS): Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has...

Jude Law to be act in “Captain Marvel”

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

Supreme Court to hear a plea seeking to block the release “Padmavati” outside In...

New Delhi, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS): The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will...

Rapid rise in oxygen levels may have provided a three-fold increase in biodiversity

New York, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS): A rapid rise in the oxygen levels over 400 million years ago may have provided a three-fold increase in biodiversity, new research has claimed.

The findings showed a nearly 80 per cent increase in oxygen levels from about 14 per cent 460 million years ago (the Middle Ordovician perid) to 24 per cent just 10 million years later during the Late Ordovician period.

This explosion of diversity, recognised as the "Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event", brought about the rise of various marine life, tremendous change across species...

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Cassini’s stunning farewell to Saturn

Washington, Nov 23 (UITV/IANS): NASA has released a stunning image mosaic of Saturn assembled from the images snapped by the Cassini probe during the final leg of its journey.

Cassini's wide-angle camera acquired 42 red, green and blue images, covering the planet and its main rings from one end to the other, on September 13 and imaging scientists stitched these frames together to make a natural colour view, NASA said on Tuesday.

The image is Cassini's tribute to Saturn that had been its home for over 13 years.

"This 'Farewell to Saturn' will forevermore serve as a reminder of the dramatic conclusion to that wondrous time humankind...

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