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To reduce Brexit after-effects, Lanka expects to sign trade pact with UK   Jun 25, 2:43 pm
Colombo, June 25 (ANI): Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva announced that the Sri Lankan Government will take measures to sign a trade pact with the United Kingdom as soon as possible, following Britain's exit from the European Union.
Sprint queen Dutee Chand secures Rio berth against all odds  Jun 25, 2:37 pm
Almaty, Kazakhstan, June.25 (ANI): In a gripping tale of resilience and unmeasured strength, ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand overcame all sorts of ordeals to secure her berth for the upcoming Rio Olympics in the women's 100 metres category.
Team 'Sarbjit' wants an Oscar  Jun 25, 9:40 am
New Delhi, Jun 25 (ANI): The Randeep Hooda and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer 'Sarbjit' may have scored lower than what was expected at the Box Office but that doesn't mean it won't join the next Academy Award race.
Ex London Mayor Johnson hails Brexit, but upset over Cameron's resignation  Jun 24, 5:12 pm
London, June 24 (ANI): Commenting on the Britain-EU referendum result, former London mayor Boris Johnson said this (Brexit) doesn't mean that UK will in any way be less united nor does it mean that it will be any less European.
Brexit: Value multifaceted relationships with both UK and EU, says India  Jun 24, 12:40 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): With the United Kingdom voting itself to freedom from the European Union on Friday, India has asserted that it values its multifaceted relationships with both the UK and the EU and will strive to further strengthen the ties.
India discards 'baseless' article, says not aided violation of UN sanctions on DPRK  Jun 23, 11:18 am
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday discarded the article titled 'India's embarrassing North Korean connection' by Nilanjana Bhowmick in Al Jazeera, a Doha-based broadcaster, saying the insinuation regarding New Delhi's assistance to North Korea's (DPRK's) UN proscribed activities is 'baseless and without any merit.'
Foreign Secy Jaishankar flies to Seoul to make final push for India's NSG bid  Jun 22, 12:43 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): A day ahead of the crucial Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meet to discuss India's membership, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday left for Seoul to make a last minute push for New Delhi's entry into the elite group.
UK court has 'dismissed Pak's application' in Hyderabad Funds case: MEA   Jun 21, 8:34 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Issuing clarification on the judgment by a United Kingdom court in the Hyderabad fund case, the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said the English court has dismissed Pakistan's application invoking limitation against India's claim to the monies.
World Animal Protection urges govt. to ensure better lives for animals  Jun 21, 4:15 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Stray dogs in India suffer repeated abuse, as communities affected by the threat of rabies continue to fear them. World Animal Protection is calling on the Government to take necessary measures for implementing the Supreme Court directive on vaccination and sterilization - to help create better lives for dogs in India.
Two Indians killed in Kabul blast: MEA  Jun 20, 10:22 pm
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Two Indians were killed in a blast in Afghanistan capital city Kabul on Monday morning, confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
MEA trashes report of Indian cricketer held in Harare on rape charges  Jun 19, 2:01 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has denied reports of an Indian cricketer arrested by the police for allegedly raping a Zimbabwe woman in Harare and dubbed it to be false.
Jaishankar visited China over India's NSG membership: MEA  Jun 19, 10:14 am
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday said that Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar had made a two-day trip to China on June 16 and 17 to discuss India's NSG membership with his Chinese counterpart.
Father's Day makes 'daddy' porn more popular   Jun 19, 9:19 am
Washington D.C, Jun 19 (ANI): Seems like Father's Day celebration is no longer limited to brunching with dad, gifting him a cool tie and telling him how much he means to you, as according to a recent study watching a whole bunch of "daddy" porn has made it to the day's to-do list.
Mallya was not an 'invitee' at London book launch event: MEA  Jun 18, 5:25 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday issued a clarification after reports emerged that Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender by a Mumbai court in a money laundering case, was spotted at a book launch event at London School of Economics this week that was attended by Indian envoy Navtej Sarna and said that the Indian business tycoon was not an invitee at the event open to all.
Lanka to issue biometric passports to prevent forgeries  Jun 18, 1:47 pm
Colombo, June 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Department of Immigration and Emigration is taking measures to issue biometric passports (e-passports) early next year to prevent forgeries.
Middle-age heart fitness tied to teenage weight  Jun 18, 8:26 am
Washington D.C, Jun 18 (ANI): Your weight as a teenager can be a good measure of how well your heart will be doing in middle age, according to a recent study.
Maoist stronghold Bastar has a new star in tribal farmer's IIT daughter  Jun 17, 8:18 am
Bastar (Chhattisgarh), June 17 (ANI): "Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds", this inspiring quote by famous American author Orison Swett Marden perfectly fits on tribal girl Savitri Kashyap, who conquered all obstacles in life and cracked IITJEE, one of the toughest exams in the country.
Sean Penn loves red meat so much that he wanted to name son `steak`  Jun 15, 4:09 pm
Washington D.C., June 15 (ANI): Sean Penn's son Hopper Jack Penn has recently revealed that his father wanted to name him 'Steak' because of his love for red meat.
Union Cabinet clears Civil Aviation Policy  Jun 15, 1:45 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the Civil Aviation Policy, which is set to open door to a number of passenger-friendly measures including capping of airfares at Rs. 2,500 for an hour-long flight.
`Traffic-light` nutrition labels cut calorie intake by 10pc  Jun 15, 12:45 pm
Washington D.C, Jun 15 (ANI): Now, online meal-ordering platforms can lead the way in the war against obesity by using traffic light nutrition label system, according to a recent study.
AAP stands for 'Accusing, Abusing Party': BJP  Jun 14, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): With President Pranab Mukherjee rejecting the Bill to exclude the post of Parliamentary Secretary from the office of profit, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday branded the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as 'Accusing and Abusing Party' and asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to demean the credibility of the President of India.
Justin Bieber's 'Sorry' breaks UK's most streamed song record  Jun 14, 2:49 pm
Mumbai, June14 (ANI): Justin Bieber's hit single 'Sorry' from his fourth studio album 'Purpose' has broken all-time UK streaming record and has now been streamed a whooping 100 million times in the country alone.
Gadkari claims govt. working on 'war footing' towards making roads less accident prone  Jun 14, 2:37 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Expressing serious concern over the rising cases of deaths due to road accidents, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced series of measures undertaken by the government to prevent road mishaps, asserting that initiative to make roads less accident-prone has been taken up on 'war-footing'.
MEA distances itself from 'Yoga Day' poster controversy in Malaysia  Jun 13, 11:19 am
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday refuted reports published in a leading daily, which claimed that the controversial poster for the International Yoga Day in Malaysia had been withdrawn.
Relief for fliers as Govt. orders air passenger friendly measures  Jun 11, 6:26 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): In a development signalling major new relief for flying passengers, the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Saturday announced proposed passenger centric adjustments including a cap on cancellation charges, enhanced compensation for denying boarding by the airline and a massive reduction in fee for carrying five kg extra baggage in an aircraft.