October 16, 2018

Archive For The “World” Category

40 dead tiger cubs found at Thai Tiger Temple

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40 Tiger cubs, a dead bear and various animal horns were found by wildlife officials on Wednesday at Thailand's infamous Tiger Temple- Photo courtesy- www.the-star.co.ke
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At least 40 dead tiger cubs, a dead bear and various animal horns were found by wildlife officials on Wednesday on the grounds of Thailand’s infamous Tiger Temple. According to report by ‘The Nation’, Thailand’s prominent English daily, the bodies of the cubs and bear were found stored in the freezer where the temple kept…

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Argentine footballer dies during the match in a freak incident

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In a freak incident that took place during a regional football match in Argentine, a football player died on the field. The deceased 24 years old, Micael Favre died after receiving a punch from the player of opposite team. The incident took place during the match between San Jorge and Defensores de Colon on Sunday….

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Australian government decides to cull about 1900 kangaroos

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According to reports, Australian government has decided to cull over 1,900 kangaroos from Monday. Sources say that decision was taken in a bid to reduce its population which could cause a “devastating impact on the local environment. The announcement was made on its annual measure to control the kangaroo population. The culling of kangaroos will…

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Sustainable agriculture and water management serious issues with climate change- Dhankar

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Haryana Agriculture and Irrigation Minister, Om Parkash Dhankar said that due to climate change, sustainable agriculture and water management have become issues of serious concern for the world. Dhankar was speaking at an international conference on Sustainable Farming and Water Management at Aswan in Egypt on Wednesday. Dhankar said that apart from India, other countries…

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India, US must work “overtime” to achieve 500 billion dollar trade: Pelletier

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To increase the volume of bi-lateral trade from 104 billion dollars now to 500 billion dollars, a goal set by US President Barak Obama, both India and the US need to work overtime, said Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy, Micheal Pelletier. Pelletier was addressing the inaugural session on ‘Investing, Trading, and Travelling to…

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Haryana and Ontario sign MoU to strengthen economic relations

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Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation, Sudhir Rajpal, and Deputy Minister, Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, Ontario, Canada, Helen Angus, signing a Memorandum of Understanding between Haryana Government and Province of Ontario to further strengthen economic relations and cooperation in various fields
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Haryana and the Province of Ontario, Canada, have entered into a partnership with a view to pursuing common goals as sister states. He said that MoU has been signed to further enhance and strengthen economic relations, facilitate knowledge transfer and encourage ongoing dialogue and cooperation and collaborations in various fields. Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial and…

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Kiren Rijiju to be designated as the Asia Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, will be designated as the Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), giving an impetus to Government of India’s efforts to facilitate regional support towards enabling community resilience in the Asia-Pacific region. Rijiju will be conferred as the champion for Disaster Risk Reduction at a function on…

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Multiple attacks in Paris leave over 150 dead- emergency declared

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People near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France
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France declared a state of emergency and secured its borders Friday night after a militant attack that rocked Paris, the famous tourist destination, on late Friday night. Over 150 people are reported killed in series of blasts and shootings at six locations- in Bataclan concert hall in Paris and other locations in and around Paris…

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A specially handcrafted pair of bookends is Modi’s gift to British PM

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Narendra Modi presenting gifts  to UK PM David Cameroon in London
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The PM Narender Modi, on his visit to UK presented British PM David Cameron a specially handcrafted pair of bookends made of wood, marble and silver on Friday.  The centerpiece of each of these bookends is a silver bell, an object of rich symbolism relating to inner wisdom and tidings, which has a verse from the Bhagavad…

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New Canadian cabinet takes oath- includes four Punjabi MPs

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Justin Trudeau takes the oath of office as he is sworn in as prime minister of Canada at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Four Punjabi MP have been inducted as cabinet ministers in the cabinet of new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was sworn in as new Canadian Prime Minister on Wednesday. NBF Special Correspondent, Himanshu Sharma from Canada reports- Trudeau has appointed 30 members in his cabinet, half of them are women. Striking a balance, he has handed…

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