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by OJ George

Disruptive interventions the fate of the people
Recent times have wrought disruptive interventions on the people in several ways, for they had to queue themselves up before various authorities.

Earlier, for exchanging banned notes, for Aadhaar, PAN card, corrections and what not, they had to sweat it out.

Now they have to produce their ration cards for getting salary and pension.

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Trump bids goodbye to Paris climate accord
President Donald Trump today withdrew the US from the landmark Paris climate accord which he said was not tough on India and China, and alleged that the deal was negotiated "poorly" by the Obama administration and signed out of "desperation".

"In order to fulfil my solemn duty to protect our citi
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80 killed, 350 injured in Kabul blast
At least 80 people were killed and more than 350 wounded when a massive bomb tore through Kabul’s strongly fortified diplomatic quarter during the Wednesday morning rush hour, Afghan public health officials said.

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle in Zanbaq Square around 08:3
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New Silk Road initiatives by US to counter China's OBOR
The US has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia in which India would be a vital player.

The move could potentially act as a counter to China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative.

The Trump administration has resuscitated the “New Silk Road” initiative, first an
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World leaders condemn Manchester attack
World leaders led by US President Donald Trump today expressed outrage over the terror attack in Manchester in which at least 22 people were killed and vowed to work together to fight the scourge.

Trump, who was in Bethlehem where he was meeting Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas, said: "I ext
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Now comes Australia first; Indian workers to be hit
Australia abolished a visa programme used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment in the country.

The programme, known as 457 visa, allows business to employ foreign workers for a period up to four years in skilled jobs where there is
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Trump wants to ride in Queen's gold-plated carriage
US President Donald Trump wants to ride in the Queen’s gold-plated royal carriage when he travels to London on a state visit — an insistence that has thrown British security forces into a tizzy, a media report has said.

The White House has made clear it regards the carriage procession as an essen
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