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China will not stop quest for maritime hegemony (News Analysis)

New Delhi, July 18 The ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague on the South China Sea dispute in favour of the Philippines may have come as a setback for China but it will not stop Beijing from continuing with its quest for maritime hegemony in the region.

Tendulkar, Gavaskar lead world cricket tributes to Dhoni

New Delhi, Jan 5 Indian legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar led the world of cricket in paying tributes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni after Captain Cool quit as the One-day International (ODI) and T20 skipper.

Anurag Thakur elected unopposed as BCCI president

Mumbai May 22 Anurag Thakur on Sunday became the new Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president after he was elected unopposed here.

Goa CMs office to monitor police probe into ex-priests death

Panaji Nov 12 Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Thursday that his office would monitor the police investigation into the mysterious death of activist and former priest Bismarque Dias.

India Pakistan hold flag meeting at LoC

Jammu April 12 A flag meeting was held on Tuesday between commanding officers of the Indian and Pakistani armies on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region.

Justice T.S. Thakur to be next CJI

New Delhi Nov 4 Justice T.S. Thakur the seniormost judge after Supreme Court Chief Justice H.L. Dattu will become the next Chief Justice of India and would be at the helm of the countrys judiciary till January 4 2017.

PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog meet, review 15-year vision plan

New Delhi, July 27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over a crucial meeting of the NITI Aayog on Thursday wherein a concrete shape may be given to country's first-ever 15-year vision document for accelerating all-round development, sources said.

Sri Lanka to expedite economic, technology deal with India

Colombo, June 28 Sri Lanka Prime Minister's Office hads said the government will expedite the signing of an Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement with India, officials reported on Tuesday.

Trump accused of Cuba embargo breach Report

Washington, Sep 30 A new report has said that Donald Trump sought to invest in Cuba in the late 1990s, raising the possibility that the Republican presidential nominee violated US law.

Dalai Lama initiates Kalchakra puja in Bihar

Patna, Jan 2 The 34th Kalchakra puja was initiated on Monday by Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in Bihar amid tight security arrangements, officials said.

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