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India, UAE discuss strategic oil storage lease -sources | Reuters

NEW DELHI, July 8 (Reuters) - India is in talks to lease part of its planned strategic storage to United Arab Emirates’ state oil company ADNOC, two government sources said, as New Delhi moves to protect its economy against crude price shocks and supply disruptions.<p>India, the world’s fourth largest …

India asks U.N. team on Kashmir to leave Delhi premises | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has asked a United Nations military observer group on Kashmir to vacate a government-provided bungalow in New Delhi, in a toughening stance against a mission that Indians have long opposed.<p>An Indian policeman guards the main gate of the United Nations Military Observer …

India's Holy Men To Advise On Ganges Cleanup Under New Prime Minister Modi

(Reuters) - India's new government will seek the advice of holy men on how best to carry out an ambitious plan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clean up the Ganges, a river that is sacred to the majority Hindu population.<p>Hindus bathe in the Ganges in an act of ritual purification, yet the 2,500 …

Iraq helicopter crashes in airborne commando assault on Tikrit | Reuters

BAGHDAD/ARBIL (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched an airborne assault on rebel-held Tikrit on Thursday with commandos flown into a stadium in helicopters, at least one of which crashed after taking fire from insurgents who have seized northern cities.<p>Witnesses said battles were raging in the city, …

United States casts doubt on North Korean missile claim

A U.S. defense official on Thursday dismissed North Korea's claim of testing newly developed missiles.<p>"There is no indication of new North Korean technology," said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.<p>The U.S. military monitored what the defense official described as the routine …

How Iraq's Militants Are Winning The Battle Online

Twitter users around the world were shocked this weekend when an account linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria posted photos that appear to show the brutal execution of government-allied fighters in Iraq.<p>The photos were first sent out by the now suspended @w_salahadden account -- one of …

Palestinians, Israeli troops clash in teens search

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli soldiers clashed with Palestinians during an arrest raid early Thursday in the most violent confrontation so far in the …

Obama: Military advisers will go to Iraq, but U.S. not returning to combat

As Islamist militants battle Iraqi security forces for control of towns and cities not far from Baghdad, the capital has taken on the tense feel of a city under siege.<p>There's a heavy police and military presence on the streets and at checkpoints that sometimes appear to pop up overnight.<p>Nowhere is …

ISIS Militants' Black Banners Hang at Beiji Refinery: AP Witness

BAGHDAD -- Sunni militants have hung their black banners on watch towers at Iraq's largest oil refinery, a witness said Thursday. A top Iraqi security official, however, said the government still held the vital facility.<p>The fighting at Beiji, some 155 miles north of Baghdad, comes as Iraq has asked …

Oil Refineries

Ukraine president ready for talks if pro-Russia rebels lay down arms | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s new president signalled on Wednesday he would be ready to hold talks with opponents in eastern Ukraine if pro-Russian separatists waging an insurgency there agreed to lay down their weapons.<p>The rebels show no sign of giving up their arms, but opening talks would be a big …

Israeli air strike hits northern Gaza

An Israeli air strike has hit the northern Gaza Strip and killed one Palestinian and wounded two others, emergency services have said.<p>The strike came on Wednesday after a rocket fired from the territory earlier in the day landed in southern Israel, causing no casualties.<p>The latest escalation came …

Pakistan Taliban claims second Karachi attack

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a second attack in Karachi, after armed men targeted a security training facility in the compound of the city's airport, briefly halting flights.<p>Tuesday's gunfire came within 48 hours of an assault on Karachi's international airport that killed …

India’s summer power outages are getting so bad, states want you to DIY

State governments in India are going door-to-door, or rather roof-to-roof, to solve their acute and recurring power problems. The new central government has pledged to light at least one bulb in every home with solar energy by 2019, making rooftop solar an idea whose time has finally …

Solar Power

Indian PM Modi holds talks with Chinese official

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, continued his strong focus on foreign policy in his first weeks in office, meeting with …

Sultan of Brunei's Dorchester Hotel hit by London's Moped Marauders

A gang of thieves has stolen jewellery and watches in a 'smash and grab' raid at the luxury Dorchester Hotel.<p>Six men armed with sledge hammers …

Secret royal pardons granted to NI paramilitaries

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_ni/1083000/1083563_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526814237_ce41fcc21b28db3bc223fddfc42bd82b<p><b>The government has admitted that royal pardons were given secretly to paramilitaries in Northern Ireland in return for information.</b><p>The cases date as …

Northern Ireland

The Guglmänner, Bavaria's black-hooded secret independence movement

The secret society claims that Bavaria's King Ludwig II didn't drown but was murdered 128 years ago this week, forcing the independent state to become a part of the German empire<p>Like most secret societies that wear pointy hoods, the Guglmänner are a bunch of middle-aged men who are bitter about …

List of Council of ministers in Modi Cabinet

Following is the list of Ministers with portfolios: Narendra Modi -- Prime Minister; Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension...

b>Nitin Sethi:</b> A question of oil and Rio for Modi

The appointment of General (Retd) V K Singh as the minister for development of north east region, even as the future of former Nagaland chief …

India

Hindi News, Latest News in Hindi, Breaking Hindi News, हिंदी समाचार - Inkhabar

आतंकी हाफिज सईद की राजनीतिक पार्टी ‘मिल्ली मुस्लिम लीग’ को अमेरिका ने आतंकी संगठन घोषित किया<p>सीलिंग मामले पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने कहा, दिल्ली मे चरमरा गई …

Laundry List

Narendra Modi has a clear majority to govern India for the next five years. There are many challenges before him as expectations are high. All of …

India

Shri Modi vows to bring every penny of black money, stashed abroad,back to India at any cost. SIT should work on fast-track to distribute the restituted money to poor people.

India's future

Earlier this month, in the world's largest democratic election, more than 170 million Indian voters chose Narendra Modi as the country's 15th prime minister.<p>Following his inauguration on May 26, Modi’s National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form a new government with a clear majority in the …

Modi axes all GoMs, eGoMs for fast decisions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dismantled a process popular with the UPA regime, and one that was believed to delay policy decisions. In …

Eyeing Pakistan and China, India's Modi bolsters security team | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen a daring former spy with years of experience in dealing with Pakistan as his national security adviser, a move officials say signals a more muscular approach to New Delhi’s traditional enemy.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes …

Report: Hackers in Iran use social media to target senior U.S., Israeli officials

Hackers based in Iran used social networks to spy on high-ranking U.S. and Israeli officials, a new report by a cybersecurity firm claims.<p>Posing as journalists and government officials, the hackers have been working for about three years to get close to their targets, connecting with at least 2,000 …