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Monkey-faced piglet born in Cuba

Havana, Aug 20 (IANS) A dark-skinned piglet with a face similar to that of a monkey was born last week in a town in western Cuba, state media reported. The piglet and its siblings were born on Tuesday in San Juan y Martinez, a city in Pinar del Rio province, and its owners called the area's veterinarian a day later to have the unusual animal examined, reported Efe news agency, citing the...

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Congress to get 1 mn signatures on memo of Kerala farmers' problems

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday said it will get one million signatures on a memorandum to be sent to the state and central governments, demanding immediate relief on 15 burning issues faced by farmers in Kerala. Congress state President M.M. Hassan told reporters that the party will organise a series of Farmers Get Togethers across the state with the inaugural f...

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Nationalised banks to down shutters on Tuesday

Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) All nationalised banks here will be closed on Tuesday, the All India Bank Officers Confederation said on Sunday. The Saturday night decision was taken to express solidarity with the nationwide strike call given by the confederation to protest the anti-people policies of the central government. Dilip Singh Chauhan, General Secretary of the Bank of India Offi...

4 days ago
N.Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill

Pyongyang, Aug 20 (IANS) North Korea on Sunday slammed the upcoming joint US-South Korea military exercise as an act of adding fuel to the fire on the tense situation on the Korean Peninsula. The joint exercise is the most explicit expression of hostility against us and no one can guarantee that the exercise won't evolve into actual fighting, said an editorial in the Rodong Sinmun, the o...

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Video surfaces of Indian-Chinese soldiers' scuffle in Ladakh

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Days after Indian and Chinese troops got involved in a shuffle in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh, a video of the stone pelting surfaced on Saturday, but army sources however said they cannot confirm its authenticity. The video shows soldiers pelting stones at each other and getting involved in fisticuffs by the bank of a lake. A scuffle took place between the...

5 days ago
Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon steps down

Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's embattled chief strategist has departed the White House after a turbulent seven-month tenure, the media reported. Bannon's exit, the latest in a string of high-profile West Wing shake-ups, came as critics have accused Trump of channeling him when he equated white supremacists and neo-Nazis with the left-wing protesters who ...

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We are ready to talk but in a civilised manner: IFTPC

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Films and Television Producers Council (IFTPC) on Friday expressed their distress over the ongoing protest at the Film City by Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) who conducted a mock funeral of celebrated television producer J.D. Majithia saying they were open for a conversation but in a civilised manner. Addressing the media along with so...

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US Ospreys join joint drill in Japan amid safety concerns

Tokyo, Aug 18 (IANS) A US military Osprey aircraft took part in a drill in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido on Friday, despite concerns about the planes' safety history. The MV-22 tilt-rotor military aircraft took part in the drill being held by the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force (GSDF) and the US Marine Corps, Xinhua news agency reported. The Osprey taking part in...

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Pyongyang slams S. Korea President for his North policy

Pyongyang, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korea on Friday slammed South Korean President Moon Jae-in for his policy towards Pyongyang and his cooperation with the US. It is the first time that North Korea has held Moon personally responsible for his handling of the North-South relations since he came to power about 100 days ago, Xinhua news agency reported. The official daily Rodong Sinmun ...

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We might take violent steps for our demands: FWICE President

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) With 2,500 cine workers threatening to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday and 18 members of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) currently staging hunger strike, FWICE President Birendra Nath Tiwari says they will wait for two more days and if their demands are not taken up for consideration, they will resort to violent measures. On Thursday, ...

6 days ago
Phoenix prepares for Trump's rally

Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Residents, policemen and Mayor of Phoenix city in the state of Arizona are preparing for a campaign-style rally by US President Donald Trump amid fear of an uproar just like the violence in Charlottesville of Virginia. To relieve the nervousness of residents, Chief of Phoenix Police Department Jeri Williams on Thursday issued a statement on the rally that will ...

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President Kovind to visit Ladakh on Monday

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In his maiden domestic tour after taking office, President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Ladakh on Monday where he will present the President's Colours to battalions of the Ladakh Scouts, an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. Sources said President Kovind will be in Ladakh for a day on August 21, and will also go to a meditation centre after the award ceremony.

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Schwarzenegger urges Trump to reject white supremacists

Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has called on US President Donald Trump to abandon his ambiguous attitude to racism and immediately reject the support of white supremacists. The Hollywood superstar in a video on Thursday condemned the presence of hate groups and followers of Nazism in the US and said Trump as President has a moral responsibilit...

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Superstar Dileep's bail plea posted for Tuesday

Kochi, Aug 18 (IANS) The bail plea of superstar Dileep, that was supposed to come up on Friday at the Kerala High Court here, has been postponed for Tuesday. The prosecution requested for the postponement as its lawyers were out of town attending the funeral of former Advocate General M.K. Damodaran at Kannur. Dileep on August 10 submitted a fresh bail plea for the third time.

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US, S.Korea joint drills dangerous: Pyongyang

Pyongyang, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korea on Friday warned that the controversial joint military exercises of South Korea and the US, which are scheduled to start next week, could bring a catastrophe to the security in the region. The annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises, which will start on August 21, would further drive the situation on the Korean Peninsula into a catastrophe, according ...

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13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility

Barcelona, Aug 18 (IANS) The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured. Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia's Regional Interior Department Joaquim Forn said in a tweet on Thursday: My strongest condemnation of the terrorist attack ...

6 days ago
Kiev accuses Moscow of plotting sabotage activities

Kiev, Aug 18 (IANS) The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) accused Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) of plotting sabotage activities in Ukraine, the media reported. The Russian FSB continues to send sabotage groups to the Ukrainian soil to commit acts of violence on our territory. The strategic facilities of the vital infrastructure are the main targets, head of the SBU Vasyl Hrytsak...

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13 killed, 50 hurt in Barcelona terror attack

Barcelona, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 were injured when a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard, media reports said. Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia's Regional Interior Department Joaquim Forn said in a tweet on Thursday: My strongest condemnation of the terrorist attack in Barcelona. We can confirm 13 deaths and more than ...

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Army chief to visit Ladakh

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat will on Sunday begin a three day visit to Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh, which saw a scuffle and stone-throwing between Indian and Chinese troops, informed sources said. Gen. Rawat will review the security in the area, and also grant an award to a unit. The scuffle occurred on Tuesday when Chinese soldiers tried to cross the Lin...

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Another India-China flag meeting likely, no date finalised yet

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Another flag meeting between India and China may soon be held close to the spot where the two neighbours are in a stand-off confrontation in Sikkim, informed sources said on Thursday, adding that a date had not been finalised as yet. The last meeting between senior officials of the Indian Army and People's Liberation Army at Nathu La -- one of the meeting points ...

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