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Kovind, Modi greet nation on Janmashtami


New Delhi, Sep 3: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Janmashtami.Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion...The teachings of Lord Krishna have a universal message -- Nishkam Karma. May this festival inspire us to follow the path...

Baghdad ‘astonished’ by report of Iran moving missiles to Iraq


Baghdad, Sep 3: Iraq's Foreign Ministry on Sunday said it was astonished by a report that Iran had moved ballistic missiles to armed groups in Iraq.The ministry confirms that all Iraqi state institutions are committed to Article 7 of the Constitution, which states that Iraqi territory should not be used as a...

NASA asks public to help astronauts survive carbon dioxide on Mars


Washington, Sep 3: NASA has launched a public competition that asks people to find solutions to turn carbon dioxide into molecules that would help astronauts endure the harsh atmosphere on the Red Planet.Called the CO2 Conversion Challenge, the competition asks public to discover ways to develop novel synthesis technologies that use carbon...

Floods kill 13, leave 3 missing in Vietnam


As of Monday morning, floods claimed nine lives and left three people missing in central Thanh Hoa province. Meanwhile, floods and landslides killed one person each of the four northern provinces of Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Son La and Lang Son, Xinhua news agency reported. The floods and landslides also destroyed 364 houses,...

Sena questions arrests of 5 left activists


The police contentions behind the arrests are ridiculous... The erstwhile government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was voted out and removed by the people -- not by the Maoists. As of now... at least, it is still possible to change the government through the democratic processes, the Sena said. The (Pune) police must not...

Myanmar jails 2 Reuters reporters for 7 years


The two journalists were being tried since 2017 for breaching Myanmar's Official Secrets Act while investigating violence against the Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state by the army, the BBC reported. Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the night of December 12, after meeting with two police officers who,...

Cloudy Monday morning in Delhi


The sky will be generally cloudy during the day with moderate rains or thundershowers expected, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 30 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 92 per cent. The Met said that the city has received 35.9...

Kovind, Modi greet nation on Janmashtami


Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion...The teachings of Lord Krishna have a universal message -- Nishkam Karma. May this festival inspire us to follow the path of virtue and righteousness in thought, word and deed, the President tweeted. The Prime Minister also tweeted: Janmashtami greetings to everyone. The birthday of...

Massive search operation on in J&K’s Pulwama


The operation began following reports about the presence of militants in the villages of Putrigam, Rohmu, Rajpora, Matrigam, Goosu, Frasipora and others. So far, there has been no reports of any exchange of fire in any of the villages included in the search, a police officer said. This is not the first such operation...