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6,000 Indonesians evacuated over risk of volcanic eruption


Bangkok, June 3: Indonesian authorities evacuated around 6,000 people living on the slopes of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island, after raising the alert over increased volcanic activity, National Agency for Disaster Management said on Wednesday. The volume of lava at the top has increased by more than three million cubic metres and was “unstable”, said the agency in a statement. ...

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Dubai to be world’s top 7th maritime centers in 5 years


Dubai, Jun 3 : Dubai will become the seventh leading maritime center in the world by 2020, ahead of cities such as London, New York, Tokyo, Copenhagen, and Rio de Janeiro, according to a survey. Dubai maritime sector strategy which was launched in 2012 is centered around creating sustainable development by providing world class services, infrastructure, and business friendly regulations, ...

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AIPMT Results postponed; Supreme Court asks CBSE not to declare results till June 10


New Delhi, June 3: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) not to declare the results of the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) till June 10. The apex court also granted one week’s time to the Haryana Police to ascertain the number of beneficiaries ofillegal practices in the pre-medical exam.The Supreme Court had earlier ...

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Pranab Mukherjee meets Belarus President A G Lukashenko, discusses bilateral ties


Minsk, Jun 3: President Pranab Mukherjee today met his Belarusian counterpart and discussed a host of issues like boosting trade ties and co-operation in the field of mining and education, marking the first state visit by an Indian head of state to this east European country. The President, who arrived here late last night on a two-day visit, was accorded ...

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Chinese Ganesha’s eyes narrower, says Manohar Parrikar, pitches for ‘Make in India’


New Delhi, Jun 3 : With even Indian Gods being imported from China, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today narrated how idols of Lord Ganesha were coming into India from that country with eyes becoming narrower and narrower. Parrikar, who was addressing a seminar on ‘Design and Make In India-Electronics,’ was talking about the importance of government’s flagship initiative.The Minister said ...

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