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India, Iran looking at European assurances on US sanctions

India and Iran are looking closely at European assurances that can salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iranian nuclear deal, sources have told The Indian Express. Enthused at the Indian government granting approval to an Iranian bank recently after almost 8-9 years of waiting …

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Mother Teresa India homes in 'baby trade' investigation

India is investigating Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity amid allegations that it has been selling babies. The government has asked officials to inspect the charity's centres across India. The order came after a nun and an employee were arrested earlier this month for allegedly selling a baby in the eastern …

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China's most expensive film pulled after opening weekend

China's big-budget fantasy epic Asura has been pulled from cinemas after a dismal opening weekend. The 750m yuan ($112m; £85m) film reportedly made less than 50m yuan on its weekend debut. Asura's plot is based on Chinese mythology and featured leading actors and flashy special effects. Producers are reportedly planning …

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Baby Dies In Locked Ambulance; Parents Stopped From Breaking Windows

A two-month-old child in Chhattisgarh suffocated after the door of the ambulance that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned. When the boy's father tried to break open its window, he was warned against damaging the government's property. The child needed a cardiac surgery. He was being taken to Raipur's …

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Kejriwal directs opening of vehicle fitness test centres across Delhi

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday made a surprise visit to the transport authority office in Burari and after receiving a barrage of complaints he directed the officers concerned to decentralising the work done there and open vehicle fitness test centres across the city by next month.

Accompanied by …

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🏴IS Suicide 💣Bomber Kills 20 in 🇦🇫Afghanistan

An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail, according to officials. The stepped-up activity in Afghanistan comes as Washington considers a Taliban demand for direct …

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