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Indian-Americans elated over Trump's victory

Updated: Nov 09, 2016 18:39 IST      
Indian-Americans elated over Trump's victory

New York [U.S.], Nov. 9 (ANI): The Indian-Americans have expressed their delight on the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

"Satisfied and happy that outcome of all the efforts was good," said Shalab Kumar, Indian-American industrialist.

Talking about the relationship between India and the United States post Trump's victory, Kumar said the first effort should be to remove trade barriers so that both nations benefit.

Former Miss India Manasvi Mamgai, who campaigned for Trump, said: "Happy that our efforts have finally paid off, we cannot be happier.'

Trump was today elected as the 45th president of the United States.

Trump's surprising performance at the polls ended Hillary Clinton's quest to make history as the first female president of the United States.

Trump, a 70-year-old celebrity businessman who had never before run for office, is poised to become the oldest President ever elected to a first term, reports the Washington Post. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): India and Australia will soon ink a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the textiles, clothing and fashion sectors between the Indian Ministry of Textiles and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia

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New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave its approval for signing an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy between Ministry of AYUSH the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine of Sri Lanka.

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New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): WikiLeaks on Thursday released documents disclosing information about United States' Intelligence service Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) 'Brutal Kangaroo' programme, which allows it to remotely and covertly gain access to closed computer networks or a single air-gapped device.

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Vienna[Austria]/New York[U.S.A.]/Geneva [Switzerland], June 22 (ANI): In 2015 about a quarter of a billion people used drugs. Of these, around 29.5 million people - or 0.6 per cent of the global adult population - were engaged in problematic use and suffered from drug use disorders, including dependence.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said that terrorist "safe havens" are inside, not outside, Afghanistan.

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Congressional Black Caucus declines Trump's invitation

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 15:07 IST     

New York [U.S.], June 22 (ANI) :The Congressional Black Caucus has declined an invitation for a follow-up meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, terming his administration's policies and proposals as detrimental to all black Americans and their constituencies.

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24 killed in Car Bomb attack at New Kabul Bank in Afghanistan

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 14:31 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 22 (ANI): As many as 24 people were killed and 60 others wounded when the militants launched a suicide attack on New Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargah, capital of Helmand province on Thursday. The intense fighting is still going on between the security forces and militants.

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Suicide attack at New Kabul Bank in Afghanistan's Helmand

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:50 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 22 (ANI) :Militants launched a suicide attack on New Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargh, capital of Helmand province on Thursday. The intense fighting is going on between the security forces and militants.

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Australia to resume bombing of ISIS targets in Syria

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 13:30 IST     

London [U.K], June22 (ANI): Australia will resume air combat missions against Islamic State targets in Syria after the Australian Defence Force lifted a temporary suspension initially sparked by Russian threats to shoot down coalition planes.

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Gulf crisis: Turkey sends First shipment of aid to Qatar

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 12:26 IST     

Ankara [Turkey], June 22 (ANI):Turkish economic minister Nihat Zeybekci said that the first Turkish ship carrying aid to Qatar has departed in a bid to break the embargo imposed on Doha by a number of Gulf countries.

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Destroying Daesh would not end problems, says Barzani

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 12:20 IST     

Kurd [Iran] June 22, (ANI) : The President of the Northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), Masoud Barzani, has saidon Wednesday that destroying the Daesh group would not end problem and urged to address the causes that led to the emergence of the jihadist group.

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Imran condemns Sharif's govt to hinder JIT's investigation

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 12:20 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has expressed his concerns over Pakistan's ruling party Pakistan Muslim League-N's (PML-N) efforts to hinder fair accountability in the Joint Investigation Team's (JIT) probe into the money laundering charges against Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family.

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Tokyo [Japan], June 22 (ANI): In a first ministerial level visit in almost 14 years, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Japan for a state visit who has described Japan as Ankara's major economic partner in the Asia-Pacific area.

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New York [U.S.] , June 22 (ANI) :Expressing concern over recent increase of terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that has brought underlying political tensions to the surface, India has raised some significant questions.

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Mosul mosque destruction means ISIS admitting defeat: Iraq PM

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 08:54 IST     

Mosul [Iraq], June 22 (ANI):Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said that the ISIS act of destroying the Great Mosque of Al-Nuri amounts to "an official announcement that they have admitted their defeat" in the eight-month-old battle of Mosul.

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Pakistan to make visa rules stringent for Chinese

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 07:24 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): Pakistan has decided to make visa rules stringent for Chinese citizens after the recent abduction and killing of a Chinese couple from Quetta who was alleged of preaching Christianity secretly.

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Washington D.C. [United States], June 22 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has vowed that the Republican Bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare would have a 'heart'.

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US asks China to pressurise North Korea to reduce escalation

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 06:12 IST     

Washington D.C. [United States], June 22 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has asked China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea if Beijing wants to prevent further escalation in the region.

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Russia cancels talks with US over new sanctions

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 04:34 IST     

Moscow [Russia], June 22 (ANI): Russia has cancelled its planned talks with the United States after Washington imposed a new series of sanctions over Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine.

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Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', stabs officer at Michigan airport

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 04:13 IST     

Michigan [United States], June 22 (ANI): An officer at the Bishop International Airport was stabbed in the back and neck on Wednesday in what is being seen as a possible terror attack in Flint, Michigan, local media reports said.

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