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Chinese, Bhutanse envoys met with Rahul Gandhi: Congress

The Congress on Monday made a U-turn+ and admitted that party vice-president Rahul Gandhi did meet with Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui.

"Envoys met Rahul Gandhi, not only Chinese envoy but also Bhutanese envoy and ex-NSA Shiv Shankar Menon," said party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala, who had earlier in the day …

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CM Arvind Kejriwal launches the online RTI portal today

A year after its supposed launch date, citizens of Delhi now have their own online RTI portal which will make filing, tracking and payment only a few clicks away.

The government had been training public information officers (PIOs) across departments over the last one year for the launch of this …

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Tri-nation Malabar Naval Exercise in Bay of Bengal begins

The US, Japanese and Indian navies today began the Malabar Naval Exercise-2017 aimed at achieving deeper military ties between the three nations.

Taking part in the trilateral naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal would be US Ship Nimitz (CVN68), guided missile cruise USS Princeton (CG59), guided missile destroyers USS …

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London’s Camden Market Fire Under Control

Firefighters have brought a large blaze at Camden Lock Market in North London under control. The London fire brigade said on Monday morning that 10 fire engines had been dispatched to reports of a fire at the popular tourist spot after midnight.

The brigade asked people to avoid the area …

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Paris flooding: Record rainfall hits French capital

A two-hour storm unleashed 54mm (2.1in) of rain on Sunday night in Paris, the equivalent of 27 days of rainfall. Heavy rain began in Paris at 21:00 (19:00 GMT) on Sunday night and Meteo France said the amount that fell was higher than the previous record of …

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Vietnam seizes 3 tons of ivory smuggled from South Africa

Police in northern Vietnam have seized nearly 3 tonnes of ivory smuggled from South Africa in the latest action taken against the illegal trade. Thanh Hoa provincial police said the ivory was found in boxes on a truck stopped by police early Saturday morning.

The account posted on the police …

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China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

Sealed behind the steel doors of two bunkers in a Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find out how it feels to live in a space station on another planet, recycling everything from plant cuttings to urine. They are part of a project aimed at creating a self-sustaining ecosystem …

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Take a look at the very first production Tesla Model 3

It’s here: The first ever production Model 3 has rolled off Tesla’s assembly line and into the possession of its owner – Elon Musk. The founder and CEO tweeted pictures of the new vehicle, which he only got because the actual first pre-order customer gifted Musk his place in …

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You’ll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers

A Russian-speaking hacking group that, for years, has targeted governments around the world is experimenting with a clever new method that uses social media sites to conceal espionage malware once it infects a network of interest.

According to a report published Tuesday by researchers from antivirus provider Eset, a recently …

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Request to Grant 🎫Visa for Kulbhushan's Mother ❌Ignored🇵🇰

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she personally wrote a letter to Pakistan Minister of Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, requesting him to grant visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother so she could visit the former Indian navy officer in prison. Sartaj Aziz did not even have the …

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