Indian embassy in Israel issues travel advisory after Hezbollah attack kills Kerala worker

IDF carries out heavy shelling against Hezbollah in south Lebanon, West Bank

Tel Aviv: The Indian embassy in Israel has issued a travel advisory to all Indian nationals residing there after Nibin Maxwell, a worker from Kerala, was killed in a missile attack by the Hezbollah militant group Monday. The embassy has directed the Indians in Israel especially those working or in border areas of north or southern Israel or those visiting, to relocate themselves to safe areas within Israel. The Indian embassy...

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‘No Indian troops to remain on island, not even in civilian clothing’: Maldives prez says after military pact with China

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Male: Stepping up his anti-India rhetoric, Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu has affirmed that no Indian military personnel, not even those in civilian clothing, would be present inside his country after May 10, a media report said Tuesday. Muizzu's statement comes less than a week after an Indian civilian team reached the Maldives to take charge of one of the three aviation platforms in the island nation, well ahead of the March...

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Abhijit Gangopadhyay announces to join BJP after resigning as judge of Calcutta High Court

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Kolkata: Abhijit Gangopadhyay announced Tuesday that he is joining the BJP, hours after he resigned as a judge of the Calcutta High Court. Addressing a press conference, he alleged that the TMC was "synonymous with corruption" and he would fight it till the end. "I will be joining the BJP, possibly March 7. I am joining the BJP as it is a national party, which is fighting against the corruption of...

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Desperate Modi govt trying to use SBI to bulldoze SC judgement on electoral bonds scheme: Congress

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New Delhi: The Congress Tuesday attacked the Centre over the State Bank of India moving the Supreme Court to seek more time to disclose electoral bond details, alleging that the Modi government is using the largest bank of the country as a shield to hide its "dubious dealings". The State Bank of India (SBI) Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking an extension till June 30 to disclose details of each electoral...

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New Delhi: Bloomberg Tuesday announced the inclusion of Indian G-Securities in its Emerging Market (EM) Local Currency Government Index and related indices from January 31 next year, a move that will bring down borrowing costs for the government. Indian Fully Accessible Route (FAR) bonds will be included in the Bloomberg EM Local Currency Government indices with an...

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Congress, allies only focused on filling their coffers before 2014: PM Modi

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Stock markets snap four-day winning run on weak global trends

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