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Indore: 4 die in temple stepwell collapse incident, 19 rescued | Mamata calls DA protesters 'thieves', says they received jobs 'unethically' during Left era | Lalit Modi threatens to sue Rahul Gandhi in UK court | US: Two army helicopters crash during training in Kentucky | Pakistan: Four killed, six injured in attacks on police in Lakki Marwat

Sri Lanka's financial crisis: India, US, Japan secure USD 2.286 bn IMF bailout

Colombo: After a protracted battle by India, the United States and Japan to get China to agree to restructure its massive loan of USD 7 bn to Sri Lanka,  the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has finally approved  a USD 2.286 billion bailout for financially-hit Sri Lanka.

Finland declared happiest country globally for sixth year: World Happiness Report

Finland has been declared the happiest country in the world for the sixth year in a row, as per the annual World Happiness Report.

Canada: 700 Indian students facing deportation for producing fake admission documents

Toronto: A large number of Indian students are facing the risk of being deported from Canada to India after it was found that their study permits were based on alleged fake documentation prepared by an agent in India.

Looking forward to strengthening India-US relationship: US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

California: The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy welcomed Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu to the US in California and expressed the desire to further strengthen the relationship between India and the US.

Joe Biden says Air India-Boeing 'historic agreement' will support one million jobs in America

Washington/IBNS: India's premier airline Air India's step to buy 220 Boeing aircraft will benefit one million jobs in the United States, said President Joe Biden in a statement.

Nepal’s Damak Industrial Park, which was under China’s BRI, now facing local agitation

Jhapa: China has stalled the construction of Damak Industrial Park in Jhapa for a long period of time now.

Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra to visit Nepal on Feb 13

New Delhi: Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra will be on an official visit to Nepal from Feb 13-14 at the invitation of the Foreign Secretary of Nepal Bharat Raj Paudyal, officials said on Friday.

French helicopter carrier to participate in military drills with Japan, India, US: Reports

Paris: France's helicopter carrier Dixmude will participate in military drills in the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean alongside ships of the Japanese maritime self-defense forces and the Australian, Indian and US navies, media reported on Friday.

Digitizing land records in India and Pakistan reduces conflict, delays and corruption

For Ramesh Gowda, a farmer in the southern province of Karnataka in India, acquiring and maintaining a small piece of land was not easy a few years back. He recalls how he struggled for a year to obtain a land title from the local record keepers.Computerisation seems to be bringing back a smile.

US closely monitoring India-China border situation: US State Dept official

New York: The United States is trying to monitor the situation at the India and China border over the recent clash between the forces of the neighbouring nations.

Trouble with India: China builds new dam in Tibet which might hit flows downstream

Beijing: China, which has been engaged in conflict with India in recent years, is building a new dam in Tibet on a tributary of the Ganga, close to the tri-junction of its borders with India and Nepal, media reports said.

India is one of the top sources of tourism to Maldives: S Jaishankar

Male: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is currently visiting Maldives, on Thursday said India is one of the top sources of tourism to the Island Nation.

World population to reach eight bln today: UN

Washington/UNI: The world's population is projected to reach eight billion people on Tuesday and India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, as per a report published by the United Nations (UN) citing World Population Prospects 2022.

Russian President Vladimir Putin appreciates Indian talent

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has appreciated India by calling its citizens as "talented" and "driven".

Ukraine war: Russia launches ballistic missile as part of nuclear drills

Moscow/IBNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday surveyed drills carried out by his nuclear-capable forces as Moscow raised "unverified" claims to India and China that Ukraine was developing a "dirty bomb."