US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

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The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, putting more pressure on the country's military to halt a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh. Secretary of State...

Uber faces regulatory crackdown after concealing data breach

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Struggling ride-hailing firm Uber faces a fresh regulatory crackdown after disclosing it paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed personal data from around 57 million accounts. Discovery of the US company's cover-up of the incident resulted in the firing of two...

Rashtrapati Bhavan open for public - four days a week

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The president enjoys many perks besides the salary including a palace for a residence. Rasthrapati Bhavan in New Delhi is the largest presidential palace in the world. The 340-room palace sits on a 330-acre estate. (Picture for representation) The Rashtrapati Bhavan will now be open for public vi...

Skype disappears from app stores in China

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Skype, Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) internet phone call and messaging service, has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple Inc, indicating the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country. Apple on Tuesday said that it had removed several internet phone call apps fro...

BrahMos Missile Successfully Tested For First Time From Sukhoi Fighter

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World's fastest supersonic cruise missile Brahmos created history on Wednesday after it was successfully flight-tested for the time ever from the Indian Air Force's (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI. The missile was gravity dropped from the Su-30 from fuselage. The two-stage missile’s...

Calculated plan to destroy freedom of expression: Mamata on Padmavati row

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today charged that the controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansalis "Padmavati" was a "calculated plan" of a political party to destroy freedom of expression. She urged film industry members to come out in support of Bhansali and his film. "The Padmavati cont...

BJP and Congress are the same, people are of no value to them: Hardik Patel

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Ahmedabad: Amid the ongoing tension between the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the Congress over allocation of tickets for the Gujarat polls, Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel on Tuesday claimed his outfit never demanded any seats and said "the BJP and the Congress are the same". ...

'UNSC members unnerved by prospect of Bhandari winning ICJ election'

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The permanent members of the UN Security Council are 'unnerved' by the prospect of India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari winning against Britain's candidate in the election to the last seat of the World Court as it would set a precedent that may challenge their power in the future, observers here feel...

Donald Trump Declares North Korea State Sponsor Of Terror

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the country.