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West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta high court filing of nominations through email
West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta high court filing of nominations through email
www.livemint.com | 2018-05-08
Kolkata: The Calcutta high court on Tuesday directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to accept the nominations of those, who had sent their papers to the poll panel via email for the upcoming West Bengal panchayat election, if those were found to be valid
Bulgarian & Greek PMs: Sofia May 2018 summit “will provide energy for development of region”
www.focus-fen.net | 2018-05-08
Athens. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has confirmed his participation in the summit to be held in Bulgarian capital city Sofia on May 17, the Bulgarian government information service said after Tsipras and his counterpart Boyko Borissov spoke on May 6, Protothema reported
India ranks 4th in Asia-Pacific on power index, pegged as ‘giant of the future’
www.livemint.com | 2018-05-08
New York: India has ranked fourth out of 25 nations in the Asia-Pacific region on an index that measures their overall power, with the country being pegged as a “giant of the future” but trails behind in indicators of defence networks and economic relationships
Yemen’s Houthi condemn Saudi Arabia for hitting Presidential Office
www.apnlive.com | 2018-05-08
Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Hadi’ government in exile in Riyadh still recognised by international communityHouth led government in Yemen as condemned Saudi Arabia for “crime of targeting” the presidential office in capital Sana’a on Monday killing at least six people and wounding 90 others.
Square at site of new US embassy in Jerusalem to be named after Trump
www.i24news.tv | 2018-05-08
The square near the site of the new American embassy in Jerusalem will be named in honor of US President Donald Trump, whose decision to relocate the US mission from its current location in Tel Aviv upended decades of careful policy regarding the disputed status of the city and granted recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
The lion dismissed as a 'breeding mistake'... because she is blind: 'Heartbroken' visitor to Philippines zoo says animal is left 'neglected and depressed' by her treatment
www.dailymail.co.uk | 2018-05-08
A government-run zoo in the Philippines has been accused of animal cruelty after visitors found them keeping a blind lioness in a tiny, squalid cage.Lyka the lion has been written off as a 'breeding mistake' by the zoo, after going blind as a result of a congenital eye problem.
President Iohannis calls again PM's Dancila resignation
actmedia.eu | 2018-05-08
President Klaus Iohannis on Monday stated that the public finances evolution is "completely unsatisfying", in which context he reiterated that PM Viorica Dancila stepping down is imperative."Overall, the public finance evolution is completely unsatisfying, so that it's imperative Mrs. Dancila resigns, in order to make room for responsible and competent people, while it is also more and more clear that Dragnea and his entourage are no solution for a good and efficient governing," said t...
GST, bank balance sheet problems pushed India’s economic growth downward: UN
www.livemint.com | 2018-05-08
United Nations: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) as well as protracted issues of corporate and bank balance sheet problems pushed India’s economic growth downward in 2017 but a gradual recovery is expected and the country’s economy is forecast to grow at 7
Commission moves to ban third-country consultants during election campaigns in Lithuania
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South Korea: Japan, North Korea should talk
This picture, taken on April 27, 2018 and released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) shaking hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a summit in the Peace House building on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom
InQvest Partners launched in Bahrain
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RUW honours competition winners
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal University for Women met with the winning team of Injaz Bahrain competition, in the category “Best Company” for universities, which was organized by Injaz Bahrain under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, CEO of Injaz Bahrain
Lebanon’s Hezbollah claims ‘great victory’ after elections
Beirut : Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah claimed victory yesterday after elections it said legitimised its military branch, leaving Prime Minister Saad Hariri as the main loser.The two main protagonists of the country’s first legislative polls in almost a decade did not wait for official results to comment on the implications of a vote which was also marked by low turnout.
Trump’s decision on Iran deal today
Washington : U.S. President Donald Trump said he would announce a decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal today as European countries piled pressure on Washington to remain in the 2015 agreement.
Opposition holds rally in Republic Square in Yerevan
Opposition rally ahead of voting in the National Assembly (Parliament) of Armenia on the candidature of the Prime Minister is being held in the Republic Square in Yerevan, TASS reports.The opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan who is pretending to be prime minister and the American singer of Armenian origin Serzh Tankian attend the rally.
Wall Street set for gains as oil hits $70
U.S. stocks were on track to open higher on Monday, with energy shares gaining on the back of surging oil prices and Starbucks getting a boost from a partnership with Nestle, Reuters reports.U.S. crude CLc1 climbed above $70 per barrel for the first time since November 2014, boosted by Venezuela’s deepening economic crisis and a looming decision on whether the United States will re-impose sanctions on Iran. [O/R]
'Echoes Through Centuries', Exhibition of Unique Books Devoted to Skanderbeg
37 very special books, dedicated to Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, will be presented tomorrow to the public at the National History Museum, within the exhibition "Echoes through the centuries". The books belong to British Patricia Nugee, who has made a collection of Skanderbeg together with authors of different historical epochs and literary currents. The public will be able to look closely at publications and translations of Marin Barleti's work, a rare edition by author Dhimiter Frangu,...
SMI: Nothing Works With This Governance
The head of the Parliamentary Group of Socialist Movement for Integration (SMI), Petrit Vasili, has reacted on Monday about the Prime Minister's Rama Governance. According to him, the PM is unable to govern and that every part of the system does not work.
Ambassador: France no longer insists on Assad’s resignation
French ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann Paris no longer insists on resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a precondition for settling the conflict in the country, French ambassador to Russia said. "We will not decide for the Syrian people but Bashar Assad’s unconditioned resignation i...
WHO: Cholera vaccination campaign starts in Yemen
A woman sits with her sons while they are treated at a cholera treatment center in Sana’a, Yemen on October 8, 2017. The first vaccination campaign against cholera in Yemen has started, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, a year and a half after an epidemic was triggered by war and a health and sanitation crisis. There have since been more than one million suspected cases of cholera in Yemen, and 2...
Singapore likely to host Trump-Kim summit in June
APUS President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un are likely to meet in Singapore next month, reports said Monday, as anticipation builds for unprecedented talks between the mercurial leaders. Trump said at the weekend that the two sides had settled on a date and location for the summit – th...
Rouhani: Iran could remain in JCPOA if interests guaranteed
president.irInternational Desk President Hassan Rouhani hinted on Monday that Iran could remain in the 2015 nuclear agreement even if the United States dropped out as European powers vowed to stand by deal in the wake a possible US walkout.
Italy repeat election looms as parties still far apart
ITALIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS OFFICE/HANDOUT VIA REUTERSItalian President Sergio Mattarella meets Forza Italia leader Silvio Berlusconi at the Quirinale Palace, in Rome, Italy on May 7, 2018. The prospect of an election re-run in Italy grew on Monday as President Sergio Mattarella held a final round of consultations to try to break two months of political deadlock with party leaders still far apart. The head of the far-right League, Matteo Salvini, said he had asked Mattarella to give hi...
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A Brief Look Into Sino-Indonesia, Japan and S Korea Cultural Exchanges
Source：www.womenofchina.cn | 2018-05-08
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is paying a visit to Indonesia as this year marks the 68th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Indonesia.The people-to-people and cultural exchanges between the two countries has been thriving through the years and has deepened the understanding between them.
Romania’s ruling party postpones rally for “traditional family”
A date for a rally supporting the “traditional family” or for the referendum to change the definition of the family in the Constitution cannot be put forth at the moment, Liviu Dragnea, the leader of the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) said. This happens because the Referendum Law has not been passed yet, he explained
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Remembering the majestic Mughal Empress-‘Nur Jahan’
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State will not pay damages in case of tragic Bucharest club fire
The Bucharest Tribunal rejected on Monday, May 7, the request to introduce the Romanian state as a civilly liable party in the trial of the tragic 2015 fire at the former Colectiv club in Bucharest, which killed a total of 64 people.
Former manager returns at the helm of Romania’s roads company
Narcis Neaga will take over as general manager of the state’s road management company – CNAIR starting May 12, the company’s board of directors has decided.Current manager Stefan Ionita, who has held this position since January 2017, asked to return to his previous job as the company’s technical director.
Ariston Thermo inaugurates new plant
Manama : Under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ariston Thermo inaugurated a new production plant at the Bahrain International Investment Park. The ceremony was attended by Domenico Bellato, Ambassador of Italy to the Kingdom of Bahrain and Dr
BisB achieves BD 2.2m net profit in first quarter of 2018
Source：www.newsofbahrain.com | 2018-05-08
Manama : Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) announced that it has achieved a net profit of BD 2.2 million for the period ending on 31st March 2018 compared to a net profit of BD 0.6m for the same period last year, an increase of 267 per cent.
HM makes key appointments
Manama : HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued three royal decrees 26, 27, 28/2018. Decree 26 stipulates the renewal of the appointment of Osama Ahmed Khalaf Al-Asfour as Deputy Secretary General of the Ombudsman’s Office at the Ministry of Interior with the rank of Assistant Undersecretary for a period of five years.
Hawaii volcano destroys dozens of homes
Pahoa : Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced.In revised figures Sunday, Hawaii County officials said another four unspecified structures were covered by lava.
World's prominent artists to paint Astana
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Shusha – 26 years under Armenian hostage
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Nepali artists off to Bangladesh
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Vietnam Days held in Myanmar for first time
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Armenia's poorest pin hopes on Pashinyan’s election
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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Regular Press Conference on May 7, 2018
Q: The Weibo account of the US Embassy in China made comments today that it objected to the letter of the China Civil Aviation which asked foreign air carriers to change their identification of the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions, compelling private firms to use specific language of political nature
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on May 4, 2018
Q: On May 3, the US National Taxpayers Union(NTU) sent an open letter, expressing its opposition to the protectionist measures recently adopted by the US government on trade. More than 1,100 economists have signed the letter. Economists are convinced that increased protective duties would be a mistake
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Holds Briefing for Chinese and Foreign Media on Li Keqiang's Visits to Indonesia and Japan, and His Attendance at the 7th China-Japan-ROK Leaders' Meeting in Japan
On May 4, 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a briefing for Chinese and foreign media on Premier Li Keqiang’s visits to Indonesia and Japan, and his attendance at the 7th leaders' meeting of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in Japan
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on May 3, 2018
Q: In response to Taiwan's accusation that the Dominican Republic cut off their "diplomatic ties" in exchange for vast cash assistance, President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic said that China established diplomatic relations with his country with no strings attached
DPRK Top Leader Kim Jong-un Meets with Wang Yi
On May 3, 2018 local time, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un met at the headquarters of the WPK Central Committee with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who was visiting the DPRK
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on May 2, 2018
Q: The Taiwan side claimed that the mainland used vast financial incentives to lure the Dominican Republic to sever "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan. What is your comment? A: There is only one China in the world. The Government of the People's Republic of China is the only legal government representing the whole of China, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory. It is completely in line with international law and norms guiding international relations fo...
Wang Yi Holds Talks with Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho of the DPRK
On May 2, 2018 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Pyongyang
Yang Jiechi Meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the UAE
On April 30, 2018, President Xi Jinping's Special Envoy, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee Yang Jiechi met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin ...
The People's Republic of China and the Dominican Republic Establish Diplomatic Relations
On the morning of May 1, 2018, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas Maldonado of the Dominican Republic signed in Beijing the Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between the People's Republic of China and the Dominican Republic
Wang Qishan Meets with Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas Maldonado of the Dominican Republic
On May 1, 2018, Vice President Wang Qishan met at Zhongnanhai with Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas Maldonado of the Dominican Republic.Wang Qishan first conveyed President Xi Jinping's warm greetings to President Danilo Medina, and expressed congratulations on the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Dominican Republic. He noted that the government of the Dominican Republic recognized and upheld the one-China...
Malaysia election: Najib and Mahathir go head to head with live speeches in epic last minute showdown
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Ariston Thermo opens new plant in Bahrain
Facility will produce water heaters for the Middle East and North Africa marketsAriston Thermo has inaugurated a new 7,000 sqm production facility at the Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP).The Italian HVAC manufacturer said that the new plant will employ 50 people and manufacture Ariston branded storage electric water heaters that will be mainly marketed in the Middle East and North Africa region. The new plant provides a maximum annual production capacity of up to 250,000 electric wat
Lebanese Pavilion | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018
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Savarkar Was First Proponent of Two-Nation Theory, Claims Mani Shankar Aiyar, Congress Suggest He Should Retire
File PhotoSenior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday said that Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was first proponent of the two-nation theory.Aiyar made this comment while speaking on 'Pakistan-India Relations- The Way Forward' during the Iqbal Ahmad Distinguished Lecture 2018 at Forman College, Lahore.
Childhood of traveling inspires student’s international business education
After studying abroad in high school in her native Bangladesh and visiting her extended family there, Jannatul Naima wanted a college major that would enable her to learn about different cultures around the world.
2 Scholarships Announced By Kuwaiti Government For Higher Secondary Level In Islamic Studies
New Delhi: Kuwait National Commission for Education, Science and Culture, Government of Kuwait, has announced two scholarships for Indian students for Higher Secondary Level (Islamic Studies) for the academic year 2018-19. The last date to send the applications for the scholarship to the Ministry o...
Armenia's poorest province pins hopes on 'velvet revolution'
The facade of Zoya Sarkisian's apartment building in Armenia's poverty-stricken city of Gyumri is slowly crumbling nearly three decades after it was damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 25,000 people.
Former college friends battling it out on Thai island in Survivor NZ
Former best friends at college have swapped a high-school reunion for roles on a competitive reality television show on a deserted island in Asia.Dave Lipanovich and Matt Hancock, contestants on TVNZ 2's Survivor NZ, arrived on the island in Thailand only to find that not everyone there was a stranger.
Six Martyred, 90 injured in Saudi airstrikes on Yemen's capital / Photos
(AhlulBayt News Agency) - At least half a dozen civilians have been killed and dozens more wounded after two airstrikes carried out by warplanes of a Saudi-led military coalition hit the office of the presidency in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a.
Tatum: NBA sees bright future in Asia, and the Philippines
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National Geographic backs Kiwi researching dying coral reefs
A Kiwi coral reef researcher has seen first hand the devastating effects of coral bleaching.Following a 2016 trip to the Maldives, snorkelling amongst the best coral she had ever seen, Tracey Turner returned several months later to find a major bleaching event had affected around 90 per cent of coral in areas she had monitored.
The Kanda/Atma Jaya Japan Center Opened in Jakarta
Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, in partnership with Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), held the opening ceremony of Kanda – Atma Jaya Japan Center at Campus 1 Semanggi on Thursday, March 8, 2018.
More to practicing pediatrics
With more than two decades of experience as a pediatrician, Dr Kulesh Thapa is the medical director at Chhetrapati Free Clinic, Gangalal Marga, Kathmandu. After completing his MD from Moscow from Peoples’ Friendship University in 1985, he returned to Nepal and joined Nepal Police Hospital
Late night dust storm hits North India, Met issues severe weather alert for Tuesday
A high-velocity dust storm hit parts of north India on Monday night with a wind speed of up to 70 kilometres per hour, the Met office said.Delhi and adjoining states Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan experienced gusty winds and squalls resulting in low visibility, power disruption and damage to property.
Hungary’s PM to build ‘old-school Christian democracy’Hungary’s parliament on May 9 will officially re-elect Prime Minister Viktor Orban, whose Fidesz party won a third consecutive term in office last month. And with 133 of 199 seats, ruling lawmakers have a majority allowing them to pass any law
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