Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize

Tokyo, Feb 19 (AP) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kept quiet Monday over President Donald Trump’s claim that he had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, but praised him and emphasised he did not deny doing so.

Trump’s assertion Friday that Abe had nominated him for the…

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India asks ICJ to declare Jadhav's trial in Pakistan 'unlawful'

The Hague, Feb 18 (PTI) India on Monday said the trial of its national Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistani military court “hopelessly failed” to satisfy even the minimum standards of due process and requested the International Court of Justice to declare it “unlawful”.

India’s plea came as the top…

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Pak briefs African and SCO envoys about situation after Pulwama attack

Islamabad, Feb 178 (PTI) Pakistan Sunday briefed ambassadors from African and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries about the situation after the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 41 CRPF soldiers.

India held a briefing for envoys of 25 countries, including from P5 nations — US, China, Russia…

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Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease

London Feb 15:  Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.

The heart’s pumping ability is controlled by electrical activity that triggers the heart muscle cells to…

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US warns countries, including India, against buying Venezuelan oil

 Washington PTI :  America’s tough-talking National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned countries, including India, against buying Venezuelan oil, saying nations and firms that support the embattled President Nicolas Maduro’s “theft” will “not be forgotten”.

Bolton’s warning through a tweet on Tuesday came a day after Venezuelan…

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