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Modi seeks Bhutan's cooperation in new sectors (Lead) Modi seeks Bhutan's cooperation in new sectors (Lead)

Thimphu, Aug 18 (IANS) Saying India is home to among the biggest start-up eco-systems in the world and witnessing transformation in many sectors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was a great time to innovate in his country, proposing extensive cooperation between the two neighbours in new areas like space and digital payments.

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK: Rajnath Singh Kalka (Haryana), Aug 18 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks would be held with Pakista...

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.


Hong Kong: Aerial photo shows people from all walks of life taking part in a rally to voice their opposition to violence and call for restoring social order, expressing the people's common will to protect and save the city at Tamar Park in south China's Hong Kong, Aug. 17, 2019. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai/IANS)
Hong Kong: Aerial photo shows people from all walks of life taking part in a rally to voice their opposition t...

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Black-clad HK protesters gather for mass rally

Black-clad HK protesters gather for mass rally

Hong Kong, Aug 18 (IANS) Protesters dressed in black participated in a mass anti-government rally in Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Sunday, a day after tens of thousands of people took to the streets on the 11th weekend of unrest sparked by the now-shelved extradition bill.

Sports

Sports

Former cricketers slam fans for booing Smith

London, Aug 18 (IANS) Former cricketers from England and Australia were united in condemning a section of fans at Lord's for booing Steve Smith when the latter returned to the crease on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test on Saturday. Smith received a sickening blow to his neck below his ear off a short delivery from Jofra Archer because of which he had to retire hurt.

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Legendary Bond Aston Martin DB5 sells for $6.4 mn

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) A James Bond car, with revolving number plates, machine guns behind tail lights and devices to emit smoke, spread nails and slash tyres of pursuers, has been sold for $6.4 million at a car auction in California, reports said....

Legendary Bond Aston Martin DB5 sells for $6.4 mn

Man asks Mahindra for SUV, gets definition of 'chutzpah'

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra responded to a man on Twitter, who had asked him for an SUV as a birthday gift, with the definition of the word 'chutzpah'.

Man asks Mahindra for SUV, gets definition of 'chutzpah'

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