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Fire engulfs Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris: People across the world are shocked by the towering inferno that has devastated and destroyed the roof and spire of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral – a great legacy and a historical monument with immense sacred value. The roof of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral was currently getting a relift,

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COP21 – Climate summit moves towards its final format

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris : Delegates participating in the COP21 Climate summit put in the best of their efforts and reached to the penultimate round of shaping up of the agreement in Paris, a work which lasted most part of the night and brought forth a near-final version of the agreement at Le Bourget climate centre.

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Obama and Modi committed to secure climate change agreement : White House

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington, DC : US President Barack Obama and Prime Minster Narendra Modi spoke over telephone yesterday and shared their personal commitment towards climate change. During their telephonic conversation, as read out from the textual transcript of the discussion by White House, both leaders emphasized their ‘personal commitment’ to secure a strong climate change

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India bets on International Solar alliance in Paris

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris : Monday today will mark as a day of new page in the history of India-France collaborative efforts in the field of solar energy, as French President Francois Hollande and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean and affordable solar energy within the

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India needs investments to impact global energy system, says Fatih Birol

Newsroom24x7 Desk Singapore : International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol, while speaking at the Singapore International Energy Week, which opened today. said the organization would like to see India and China join the grouping during its meet in Paris on November 17-18. Birol said – India is moving to the centre stage of international

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“New model of major country relationship between China and US has made much headway”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Beijing: Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi said on Sunday that in the last two years the new model of major country relationship between China and US has made much headway. The Chinese Foreign Minister made this observation while addressing the media-persons here along with US Secretary of State John kery. He said

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“It is time Sunnis and Shias stop killing each other”

Jamsheed Rizwani  Paris It is about time that Sunnis and Shias stop killing each other and join together to work for peace and prosperity in the world….I am convinced that in the Muslim world there are many Shias and Sunnis who think alike and that they are in a majority but their voices cannot unfortunately

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Yemen crisis: Houthis accept 5-day ceasefire plan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh: The Houthi rebels and their allies have accepted the US-backed 5-day ceasefire for humanitarian purposes in Yemen. The five-day humanitarian ceasefire to allow the flow of humanitarian assistance in every corner of Yemen, ravaged and devastated by civil war, will begin on Tuesday, May 12, at 11:00 p.m. and will last for

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Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth: John Kerry

Newsroom24x7 Desk As we work to further strengthen the Arctic Council as the premier intergovernmental forum for addressing Arctic challenges, we’re also going to strive to expand awareness of the links between this region and everywhere else – and we do mean everywhere.                        

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Asian African partnership will contribute to world peace: Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jakarta: India’s external affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has utilised the 10th anniversary of the New Asian African Strategic Partnership to send out a message to the world that shared will and capacities of the Afro-Asian countries will contribute to peace, stability and sustainable development with the United Nations playing a central role in

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Values and Ethics in Media and Mass Communication

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup Oscar Wilde, the very popular Anglo Irish Dramatist and Poet who lived from 1854 to 1900, more than a century ago, lamented “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing”. How true even today, I observed while addressing the distinguished gathering at the Makhanlal Chaturvedi

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Denuclearization efforts are not restricted only to P5+1-plus-Iran negotiation: John Kerry with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: US Secretary of State said here Saturday we are deeply involved in trying to denuclearize North Korea, and there are any number of other players in the world who might at some point think that they would be advantaged by proceeding down this road (negotiations for Iran Nuclear Deal) – the stakes

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French authority slaps Euro 300,000 fine on SBI

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive Lalit Shastri Commission des sanctions (Commission of Sanctions) of France has held State Bank of India Paris guilty of large scale irregularities over a prolonged period in management of accounts, banking functions and more particularly unreconciled entries and insufficient control on daily entries and consequently the bank has been slapped a fine of Euro

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