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Kashmir, Trade To Dominate PM-Trump Talks In France Today

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir and trade are high on the agenda as Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump today on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in France. Mr Trump has spoken about “mediating” on Jammu and Kashmir and has described the issue as “explosive”. While Washington sees the issue of Article ... Read More »

Russia under fire at United Nations as air strikes pound Syria’s Aleppo

United Nations: Britain, France and the United States lashed out at Russia on Sunday over the worsening carnage in Syria as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded Aleppo in one of the heaviest bombing raids of the five-year war. US Ambassador Samantha Power accused Russia of “barbarism” during a Security Council emergency meeting called to demand that Moscow rein in its ... Read More »

Hollande warns unions against disrupting Euro 2016

French President Francois Hollande has warned against attempts to disrupt Euro 2016 with strike action, on the eve of the football tournament. France has been in the grip of industrial action, mainly over reforms to labour law, and a train strike could affect Friday’s opening match. Train drivers are threatening to strike on a line serving the Stade de France ... Read More »

India meet Pakistan in explosive Hockey World League encounter

ANTWERP: Six months after their controversial and tempestuous Champions Trophy semifinal in Bhubaneswar, eternal arch-rivals Pakistan and India meet once again, this time in a highly anticipated Pool A encounter of the Hockey World League Semifinals on Friday. Having beaten the hosts 4-3, thanks to a goal in the dying stages of that match, the Pakistani players engaged in over ... Read More »

Google Opens News Lab to Sharpen Journalism Skills

Google on Monday launched an online lab where journalists can learn or sharpen Internet Age reporting skills. The News Lab mission is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to apply technology innovations to reporting news, lab director Steve Grove said, in a blog post. “From Maps to YouTube to Fusion Tables to Earth to Search, we offer many tools that ... Read More »

Yuvraj Singh has cancer, in US for chemotherapy since January

India’s World Cup hero and man of the tournament, Yuvraj Singh, has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy in the United States, his physiotherapist revealed on Sunday. This was corroborated by sources in the family and in the Indian cricket board. Yuvraj had earlier been detected with a tumour between his left lung and heart, which has since been termed malignant. “He is suffering from ... Read More »

Samsung wins round in long legal fight with Apple

But the South Korean firm’s triumph in a Sydney courtroom was tempered by a setback the previous day in Paris, where another court rejected its bid to block sales of Apple’s iPhone 4S in France. Apple and Samsung have been embroiled in some 30 legal cases in 10 countries since April, as they jostle for the top spot in the ... Read More »