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Voting begins in Pakistan’s general election

Pakistanis began voting on Wednesday in a knife-edge general election between former cricketer Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Reuters witnesses and national media reported. Most forecasters are predicting a hung parliament that will require…

UAE Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi

UAE’s Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He conveyed greetings from Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to the prime minister. Mr Modi warmly reciprocated the good…

Indian peacekeepers in Sudan awarded UN medal

Indian peacekeepers stationed at South Sudan was awarded with United Nations medal for their selfless service and sacrifice in the peacekeeping mission. Seven Garhwal Rifles Infantry Battalion Group of the Indian Army is stationed at South Sudan. Deputy Force Commander…

UN celebrates first International Day of Yoga

Over 100 people, including diplomats and UN staff, performed yoga at UN headquarters to celebrate the first ever International Day of Yoga. The celebrities included UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife Yoo (Ban) Soon- taek, who participated in the…