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India’s UNSC term critical for New Delhi, Paris, says French President’s top advisor – india news

Emmanuel Bonne, the diplomatic advisor to French President, has called on India for combined initiatives between India and France during India’s tenure at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). “India will be a member of the UN Security Council for 2 years. This will be a critical occasion for both of us to take initiatives whether it’ll be on the ...

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US hits Iran with fresh sanctions as Trump term nears end – world news

The United States on Tuesday blacklisted a Chinese company that makes elements for steel production, 12 Iranian steel and metals makers and three foreign-based sales agents of a major Iranian metals and mining holding company, seeking to deprive Iran of revenues as US President Donald Trump’s term winds down. In a statement, the US Treasury Department named the China-based company ...

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India starts UN Security Council term vowing to speak against terror – india news

India began its eighth term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on Monday with the stated objective of raising its voice against terrorism, speaking for the developing world and bringing “human-centric inclusive solutions” to matters of global peace and security. India joined the Security Council technically on January 1, which was a public holiday. The term got ...

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Prosecutors seek 9-year prison term for Samsung chief Lee – world news

South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday requested a nine-year prison term for Samsung’s de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, during a retrial of his bribery charges. The case is a key element in an explosive 2016 scandal that triggered months of public protests and toppled the country’s president. The development comes as Lee faces immense pressure to navigate Samsung’s transition after his ...

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Abhaya murder case: Father Thomas Kotoor, nun Sephy get life term, after 28 years – india news

A day after a CBI court in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram pronounced a catholic priest and a nun guilty of the murder of Sister Abhaya, first accused Father Thomas Kotoor was sentenced to double life term on Wednesday. Third accused Sister Sephy too has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the case that goes back to 1992. Both accused Thomas Kotoor and ...

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27-month jail term for Indian-origin builder in UK – world news

Vijay Madhaparia, a London-based builder, has been jailed for 27 months after falsifying documents from UK tax authorities and also banned from running limited companies for 10 years, the Insolvency Service said on Thursday. Madhaparia, 44, was director of Laxmi Development Limited, a building development company incorporated in 2010 based out of northwest London. The company was placed into compulsory ...

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Amit Shah, Nadda to attend ceremony as Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM for 4th straight term – india news

BJP president JP Nadda and Union home minister Amit Shah will attend the oath-taking ceremony of JD (U) chief and Bihar CM designate Nitish Kumar in Patna on Monday. The JD (U) chief will take oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term today after a neck-to-neck contest to clinch the Bihar assembly polls, the results ...

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Nitish Kumar’s most challenging term – editorials

With the legislators of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties electing Nitish Kumar as their leader, and Mr Kumar staking claim to form the government on the basis of the majority in the new Bihar assembly, the state is set to see a government marked by continuity and change. In his first full term, Mr Kumar’s core challenge was to ...

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White House planning for second Trump term despite defeat: Official – world news

The White House is planning for President Donald Trump to serve a second term despite his reelection loss, a top official said Friday. “We are moving forward here at the White House under the assumption that there will be a second Trump term,” the outgoing president’s trade advisor Peter Navarro said on Fox Business Network. Trump has yet to concede ...

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Andhra to release 55 women convicts on life term, TDP says they’re YSRCP supporters – india news

Fifty-five women convicts serving life sentences in Andhra Pradesh will be released next week, state home minister Mekathoti Sucharita said. The decision was taken following a recommendation by a panel headed by the state home secretary. Sucharita said there are 145 such women convicts in the state. Of them, 55 who have completed terms of five years are eligible for ...

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