President Trump and PM Modi to meet at G-20 Summit in June
Washington: US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic partnership and build on the achievements of the last two years.
Diageo wins USD 135mn claim against Mallya in UK court
London: In another setback to Vijay Mallya, the UK High Court has directed the embattled liquor tycoon to pay British beverage giant Diageo over USD 135 million in relation to a collateral arrangement.
Tamil Nadu outfit inspired Sri Lankan suicide bombers, claims Buddhist monk
Colombo: A Sri Lankan Buddhist monk, who was controversially released from jail, has claimed that a Tamil Nadu-based Islamic organisation had inspired the local Islamist extremist group NTJ for carrying out the country's worst terror attack on Easter Sunday.
Guterres appoints Indian Army officer as commander of UN mission in South Sudan
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a decorated Indian Army officer as the new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
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Hate crime convict in US ordered to learn about Sikh faith as part of jail sentence
New York: A US judge has ordered a white youth, who admitted to attacking a Sikh store owner because of his religion, to learn more about the faith and submit a report in the court as part of his sentence for committing the hate crime.
Pak arrests six for collecting funds for JeM, LeJ
Lahore: Six militants have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for terror outfits Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) in Punjab province, as Pakistani security forces have launched a crackdown on terror financing after mounting pressure from the global community.
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Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa's president
Johannesburg: Cyril Ramaphosa, the head of the African National Congress, was sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa's president on Saturday after being elected unopposed by Parliament following the sixth general elections this month.
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Trump urges fairer trade with Japan at start of state visit
Tokyo: President Donald Trump Saturday vowed to make the US trade relationship with Japan a "little bit more fair", as he kicked off a four-day visit to Tokyo aimed at cementing ties between the two close allies. (AFP)
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US envoy calls for Beijing 'dialogue' with Dalai Lama
Beijing: The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday. (AFP)
Guterres honours Indian police officer posthumously for contribution to UN peacekeeping
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has honoured an Indian police officer with a prestigious medal for sacrificing his life during the world body's peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. PTI