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4 November, 2017 4:56 PM Slain Kerala nun declared ‘Blessed’ by Vatican

Kerala-born nun Rani Maria, who was stabbed to death in 1995 in Madhya Pradesh, was on Saturday declared ‘Blessed’, a sacred title in the Roman Catholic church order. The Vatican’s head of the Department for Cause of Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato, declared Sister Rani, ‘Blessed’, a stage below sainthood. Cardinal Amato read out the Apostolic (Pope’s) 20

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 25

6 October, 2017 9:47 AM ICAN: staunch campaigners for an end to nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, who won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, secured a significant victory in July when the U.N. adopted a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. With the nuclear threat at its most acute in decades, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which on October 6 won the Nobel Peace Prize, is urgently 33

3 October, 2017 10:58 AM ‘Taj Mahal is an integral part of our cultural heritage … The entire controversy has been cooked up’

I think we have been misunderstood. How can anyone in Indian tourism sector ignore Taj Mahal, which is one of the biggest attractions in the country? We are committed to the development of tourist facilities in Agra. Taj Mahal is an integral part of our cultural heritage. The entire controversy has been cooked up. Missing a picture or page on it in any brochure 5 2

2 October, 2017 2:56 PM Pope 'deeply saddened' by Las Vegas 'senseless tragedy'

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday described a deadly shooting at a Las Vegas concert as a "senseless tragedy" after at least 50 people were gunned down and over 200 others wounded. "Deeply saddened to learn of the shooting in Las Vegas, Pope Francis sends the assurance of his spiritual closeness to all those affected by this senseless tragedy," the Vatican 11

28 September, 2017 11:30 AM PM Modi was happy I was freed, asked me to take care of my health: Father Tom Unzhunnalil

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Kerala priest who was released recently after more than one-and-a- half years in captivity in Yemen, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for their support. Speaking about his ordeal in Yemen, he said: “God has a mission for all of us & my mission has, to be present for the old and the dying 38

21 September, 2017 6:18 PM Cardinal leads consecration of bishops

Mon. Youhanon Kochuthundil Ramban and Mon. Geevarghese Kalayil Ramban were on Thursday consecrated as Bishops Geevarghese Mar Makarios and Youhanon Mar Theodoseus of the Syro-Malankara Church during a holy Mass celebrated at a specially prepared sanctuary at Mar Ivanios Nagar (Green Valley Convention Centre) at Adoor. The ceremony was held on the concluding 13

18 September, 2017 6:40 AM Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was actor Mandira Bedi's uncle and a fourth generation soldier

Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was the third military officer to have been given five-star rank. He was also the only Air Force chief to hold the position for five years. Among the galaxy of politicians including President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three chiefs of the armed forces, who visited 68

16 September, 2017 7:08 PM India mourns first and only five-star officer of IAF

NEW DELHI: Condolence messages poured in from all over, including the government and top political leaders, after marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh passed away here on Saturday. "My thoughts are with his family and those mourning the demise of a distinguished air warrior and fine human, Marshal of the IAF Arjan Singh. RIP," tweeted PM Narendra 51

16 September, 2017 4:06 PM Arjan Singh, first ever Marshal of the IAF, critically ill

The Minister of State for External Affairs tweeted 'RIP' to Arjan Singh on Saturday evening, even as the Air Force said he was critically ill. Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Saturday evening tweeted RIP to Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, even as the Air Force said he was critically ill. “RIP, Marshal of the Air Force 2