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Chinese Maritime Expansionism Amid COVID Pandemic

Chinese military activities in its man-made islands in South China Sea and casting of the ‘string of pearls’ around India continues while the world has come to a standstill

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Yogi assures migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh of safety in Gulf

Lucknow: According to the ministry of external affairs, UP had accounted for the maximum blue-collar migrant workers in the Gulf at 86,273 in 2018, followed by Bihar 59,181. The erstwhile top-ranked state of Kerala witnessed a 90% drop in migrant labour to the Gulf from 1,63,737 from 2008 to 2018 at 14,496. However, the overall number […]

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Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

New York: Swedish DJ Avicii (real name Tim Bergling), one of the world’s most successful DJs who helped lead the global boom in electronic music, died today in Oman. He was 28. Two years after his unusually early retirement, the Swedish DJ was found dead on a visit to the Gulf kingdom’s capital Muscat. “It is […]

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Modi slams Cong’s ‘style of misgovernance’

Muscat: Taking a dig at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight said India’s image had suffered due to a long list of scams in the previous regime and his government worked hard to change the “style of misgovernance”. Addressing the Indian diaspora at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Oman’s capital where he arrived on […]

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Gulf, West Asia key priority for India, says PM Modi

New Delhi: On the eve of his visit to Palestine, the UAE and Oman, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the Gulf and the West Asian region was a key priority in India’s external engagement and his trip was aimed at strengthening ties with the region. Modi will be on the three-nation tour from 9-12 […]

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PM to embark on 4-day visit to Palestine, UAE, Oman on 9 Feb

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a four-day state visit to Palestine, Oman and the UAE on 9 February, during which he will hold talks with the leadership in the countries on “matters of mutual interest”, the external affairs ministry announced here today. “This will be the first-ever visit by an Indian Prime […]