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ICC asks SC to act on outstanding arrest warrants

United Nations, Dec 13 (UNI) Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir recently travelled to countries that recognise the International Criminal Court (ICC) but none arrested or surrendered Bashir, the ICC Prosecutor has told the United Nations Security Council.

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Women groups oppose WTO proposal on Trade and Women Empowerment

By Gargi Parsai New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) More than 160 women’s rights organisations have called upon WTO member governments to refrain from adopting the proposed “Joint Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment” introduced in the ongoing 11th Ministerial at Buenos Aires as it fails to address the adverse impact of WTO rules on women.

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More misery to children in DR Congo’s restive Kasai region

United Nations, Dec 13 (UNI) In the coming year, severe acute malnutrition could claim the lives of more than 400,000 children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s volatile Kasai region, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned.

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UN and partners launch $4.4-bn appeal for Syrian refugees

United Nations, Dec 13 (UNI) A more than $4-billion appeal has been launched to support what one senior United Nations official called on Tuesday “a lost generation” of Syrian refugees caught up in the ongoing conflict.

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Giving Budding Chefs a Space and Infrastructure to Showcase Their Love For Food 

The Trial, is providing a launchpad for upcoming chefs and food entrepreneurs who are looking to carve their future in the Food and beverage industry.

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Verdict on coal block scam reflects how corruption flourished under Congress: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Hours before last phase of election in Gujarat, the BJP on Wednesday sought to make use of the verdict of CBI court in coal block allocation corruption case and said the court order only reflect how corruption flourished during the erstwhile Congress regime.

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BJP questions Rahul interview to TV channels

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) The BJP on Wednesday said that telecasting a series of interviews of Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi by news channels were like "violating the code of conduct".

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Nation pays tributes to Parliament attack martyrs

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Political leaders led by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid floral tributes to those who lost their lives 16 years ago in the Parliament attack here.

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California Fire: No end in sight for week-long wildfire

San Francisco, Dec 13 (UNI) California firefighters continue to battle one of the largest fires in the state's history as wind and dry weather make it nearly impossible to contain, the BBC News said on Wednesday.

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PM to dedicate submarine INS Kalvari to nation tomorrow

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the naval submarine INS Kalvari at Mumbai on Thursday.

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Poha-Jalebi: Why it's Bhopal's Favourite Breakfast

Madhya Pradesh, the heart of this country is one of the most beautiful states in India. With a rich culinary heritage, the capital city of Bhopal does not disappoint at all and has many contrasting flavours and experiences to offer.

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Fire in Beijing house kills 5, injures 9

Beijing, Dec 13 (UNI) At least five people were killed and nine others injured when a residential building caught fire in the Chinese capital Beijing's Chaoyang district early on Wednesday.

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Odisha vigilance arrests SCB doctor for OSTF misappropriation

Cuttack: Odisha vigilance today arrested SCB Medical College & Hospital doctor Dr Sudha Sethy on charges of abusing her official

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Watch Video: Collector braves 4-km hilly terrain to address public woes in Odisha

Nuapada: Contradicting the contemporary belief of people that bureaucrats are least concerned about the welfare of people, Odisha’s Nuapada district

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Salman Amin Khan, founder of Khan Academy

Hyderabad: All of you know actor Salman Khan. But there is another world famous Salman Khan you probably don’t know

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Invest in future, not past: UN chief

United Nations, Dec 13 (UNI) Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has warned, calling for greater ambition by governments, civil society, the private sector and finance partners to help tackle the global climate challenge.

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ADB downgrades India’s growth to 6.7 in 2017, 7.3 in 2018

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its report has downgraded the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of for India to 6 point 7 per cent in 2017 and 7.3 per cent in 2018.

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BJP demnads Rahul apology over "mushroom" comment

Ahmedabad, Dec 13 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the Congress office in the city and demanded an apology from Rahul Gandhi after Other Backward Class leader and Congress candidate Alpesh Thakor said Prime Minister Narendra Modi became fair after eating mushroom imported from Taiwan.

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Gujarat poll results set to spring surprises: Rahul

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Results of Gujarat polls will be surprising and one-sided, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday. Talking to a news channel on Wednesday, Gandhi said people in Gujarat were angry with the BJP and there was a perceptible change in their thoughts and it will reflect in the poll result.

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Infra push in Noida: Three elevated roads proposed to end traffic congestion

END JAMS: Elevated roads planned on Master Plan-1 Road, Dadri Link Road and Dadri-Surajpur-Chhalera Road to NSEZ which promises to improve connectivity within the city.

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Google’s Year in Search 2017: Bahubali 2 was India’s top trend

From Bahubali 2 to Champions Trophy, the top ten trending queries Indians searched Google for in 2017.

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First Star Wars: The Last Jedi reviews are in, and they’re calling it the best since Empire Strikes Back

The first reviews for Star Wars: The Last Jedi were unleashed onto the internet on Wednesday, and they’re overwhelmingly positive.

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Noida Murder: Father willing to bring murderer son on right path

Noida: The father of a 16-year-old son who committed gory murder of his own mother and sister in a fit

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Party teaser: This ‘Venkat Prabhu hangover’ to feature demonetisation with a funny twist?

Venkat Prabhu’s upcoming directorial Party, starring Jai, Siva, Ramya Krishnan and Sathyaraj among others, has the makings of a commercial entertainer.

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