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India’s Prime Minister visits the US


India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington on Sunday. Besides the US, he will also be visiting Portugal, and Netherlands in the next four days.

Indian PM Modi to test 'chemistry' during meeting with Trump


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington on Sunday, starting a two-day visit to the United States amid bids to boost ties between the two countries and test his personal "chemistry" with US President Donald Trump.

Pakistan deadly oil tanker fire likely caused by smoking: police


The deadly oil tanker fire that claimed at least 123 lives and wounded over 100 others in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Sunday morning could be caused by smoking, said police.

India: popular car number “0001” sells for 1.6 million


The most popular number for cars in Delhi, “0001” was recently auctioned and fetched a sum of 1.6 million rupees for the government.

2017 BRICS Games: Indian wushu competitor breaks down walls


The "I" in BRICS stands for India, the country with the world's second largest population, and it is here in this nation that a recent Bollywood movie about a father who trains his daughters to become wrestling champions has become popular.

Thousands of patients stranded in Sri Lanka as doctors strike


Sri Lanka doctors attached to the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA), on Thursday launched an islandwide strike, protesting against the violent clashes which erupted between police and students on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka to be free from landmines by 2020


COLOMBO, June 22 (APD) - The Sri Lankan government aims to make the island country free from landlines by the year 2020 after hundreds of people have been killed or disabled from it in former war torn areas.

India: 3,000,00 people perform yoga at one place, set world record


Led by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, about 3,000,00 people performed yoga in the city of Ahmedabad to mark international yoga day on Wednesday. Ramdev informed the participants that the event would be recorded in the Guinness World Records book for having the highest number of people perform yoga at one place.

India: Prime Minister  Modi could discuss visa issue with US  President


According to a top trade ministry official, the issue of visas for skilled workers could be discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President, Donald Trump next week.

Indian woman abducted, gangraped by 3 men in moving car near capital


In a horrific incident, a 35-year-old Indian woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped for nearly four hours by three men in a moving car near the capital late Monday night before being thrown off the vehicle in the early hours of Tuesday.