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President Xi Jinping promises to protect maritime interests of China

President Xi Jinping promises to protect maritime interests of China

The president of China, Xi Jinping has made a promise that he will protect the country’s maritime interests and be completely prepared for the complex issues within the region. The country’s top leader made the pledge on Wednesday,...
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Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand chief minister

On July 13, 2013, 37-year-old Hemant Soren – the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader – was sworn as the ninth chief minister of the state. The leader was administered oath by the governor Syed Ahmad. The legislators Rajendra Prasad...
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Salman Khurshid arrives in Kathmandu to improve ties

Indian politician and Cabinet Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid arrived in Kathmandu on July 9, 2013 for a day-long visit to Nepal. The minister is visiting the country in order to further strengthen Indian ties with its northern...
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China to continue to fight terrorism

On Monday, July 1, 2013, a spokeswoman for the foreign ministry said that China is strictly opposed to?secessionism and terrorism. The spokesperson went on to say that China will work with other countries in order to step up cooperation in cracking...
Japan government to relax visa program

Japan government to relax visa program for Southeast Asian visitors

The government of Japan will be relaxing visa requirements for visitors from Southeast Asian countries beginning on Monday, July 1, 2013. The government is hoping to attract more travelers from the fast-growing economies, in order to improve...
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Naveen Patnaik distributes free laptops, mobile phones for upcoming Assembly elections

The Chief Minister of the state of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik announced several schemes in the past one year, just before the Assembly elections. The Chief Minister has announced everything from shoes, laptops and umbrellas to free mobile phones...
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Pervez Musharraf arrested in Akbar Bugti murder case

Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf was recently arrested by the police in connection to the murder case of Baloch rebel leader Akbar Bugti. Musharraf was arrested on June 13, 2013, according to the various media reports in Pakistan. Additional...
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Arvind Kejriwal relocates to Delhi to contest elections

Former ‘India Against Corruption’ leader Arvind Kejriwal is now all set to make his debut in the upcoming elections against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The elections are scheduled to be held later this year and Kejriwal...
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Salman Khurshid to begin two day visit to China over stand off

Salman Khurshid, External Affairs Minister of India is all set to begin his two-day visit to China on May 9, 2013. The experts’ opinion is that the visit will demonstrate the maturity of both sides to deal with border issues and also put...
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Pervez Musharrraf arrested – To remain in police custody

After his controversial walk out from an Islamabad court, the former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has been arrested on April 19, 2013. Musharraf was arrested in a case relating to the imposition of an emergency rule in the year 2007....