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24 September, 2017 2:35 AM Text of Sushma Swaraj speech at U.N. General Assembly

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj addressed the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2017. Let me begin by offering my heartiest congratulations on your election as President of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. For those of us fortunate to represent our nations as Foreign Minister this is a particularly happy 31

23 September, 2017 11:46 PM Full Text Of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's Speech At UN General Assembly

Sushma Swaraj, touched upon subjects like climate change and in her speech as well. The main focus of her speech remained state-sponsored terrorism by Pakistan. New york: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gave her second speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday. In her speech delivered in Hindi, Ms Swaraj sharply criticised Pakistan 106

20 September, 2017 12:00 PM Eye of Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

The eye of Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico today, pummeling the island as a Category Four storm with lashing rain and winds of 250 kilometers per hour, the US National Hurricane Center said. The center of the storm came ashore near Yabucoa in southeastern Puerto Rico around 6:15 am (1015 GMT), the forecasters said. "The wind sounds like a woman 29

19 September, 2017 2:37 AM Dhoni drops anchor, rises again

A day after scoring a crucial 79 and guiding India to a winning position against Australia, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was lying down on the floor of the airport in Chennai waiting to board the flight to Kolkata, the venue of the second ODI. Dhoni is known to catch up with rest at every available opportunity and while his younger teammates around him engaged 29

19 September, 2017 2:08 AM Maria An 'Extremely Dangerous' Category Four Hurricane: US Forecaster

The eye and the intense inner core is expected to pass near Dominica in the next few hours. Miami, United States: Maria rose in power Monday to become an "extremely dangerous" Category Four hurricane as it barreled toward the Caribbean island of Dominica, the US National Hurricane Center said. "The eye and the intense inner core is expected to pass near Dominica 27

18 September, 2017 12:44 AM Hurricane Maria threatens weary Caribbean with more destruction

STORM-MARIA/ (UPDATE 4, PIX):UPDATE 4-Hurricane Maria threatens weary Caribbean with more destruction Sept 17 (Reuters) - A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying that Maria had strengthened into a hurricane on Sunday and would intensify before hitting the Leeward Islands 36

17 September, 2017 5:38 AM State funeral for Air Marshal Arjan Singh, flag to fly half mast in Delhi

New Delhi: A state funeral will be accorded to Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh and the national flag will fly at half mast in all government buildings in Delhi on Monday in his honour, the Home ministry said on Sunday. The last rites of Singh, who passed away at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital on Saturday, would be performed at Brar Square 52

17 September, 2017 1:09 AM Arjan Singh: IAF’s 1965 war hero and the only five-star ranked officer

New Delhi: Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh, an icon of India’s military history, will always be remembered as a war hero who had successfully led a young IAF during the 1965 Indo-Pak war. Singh, known for his role in the 1965 Indo-Pak war, was admitted to the Army Hospital Research and Referral after he suffered a heart attack. He was the only officer 167

13 September, 2017 5:48 AM 170 Indians evacuated from hurricane-hit Sint Maarten

As many as 170 Indians have been evacuated from the hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten and brought to the Caribbean island of Curacao by special flights chartered by the Indian government. According to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Indian Envoy in Venezuela, Rahul Srivastava has informed that 60 other people were also evacuated along with Indians 27

12 September, 2017 10:41 AM Sensex breaches 32,000-mark ahead of macroeconomic data

The BSE Sensex breached the 32,000- mark by climbing 276 points to close at over one-month high of 32,158.66 ahead of key macroeconomic data, extending the gains for the fourth day in a row. The broader NSE Nifty scaled a high of 10,097.55 before closing up by 87 points, or 0.87 % at 10,093.05 - the highest closing since August 1 when it settled at 10,114.65. Risk appetite 26