Indian-origin boy bags first rank in English Olympiad

London May 4 An Indian-origin boy from Kerala has secured first rank in the International English Olympiad 2016.
The 10-year-old boy Adeeb Rahman, lives in Oman with his parents and elder brother, according to Asian Lite.
Rahman bagged the first position in the International English Olympiad 2016…

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Dengue cases in Singapore rise

Singapore, May 4  The number of new dengue cases in Singapore rose to 244 with 15 new cases recorded last week, according to latest figures published by the National Environment Agency’s (NEA) on Wednesday.

Another 44 cases were reported between May 1 and 3, Channel News Asia reported.


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Majority in UN backs adding permanent members to Security Council: India

United Nations, May 3  An “overwhelming majority” of UN members want more permanent members added to the Security Council to make its decision-making “more participative and democratic”, according to India and the three other aspirants for permanent seats.

Speaking on Monday at the Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) on Security Council…

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'BRICS think tanks to create digital diplomacy'

Johhanesburg, May 3  Think tanks from the five BRICS countries — Brazil, India, China, Russia and South Africa, have agreed to come up with a road map to create digital diplomacy.

This merged from the just ended BRICS digital conference held in New Delhi on April 28 and 29, Xinhua news…

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Pravasi Bharat urges NRIs to register online for votes

London May 2 Pravasi Bharat, a UK-based organisation that has been relentlessly working for the remote voting options for Indian Citizens living abroad from 2012 onwards, has welcomed and thanked the Election Commission of India for enabling online registration process to facilitate voting for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in…

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