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India ranks 103 on Global Human Capital Index
Geneva, Sep 13 (IANS) India has been placed at 103 rank on the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Human Capital Index, which is topped by Norway.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6:46:03 PM

Qatari FM meets Erdogan amid Gulf diplomatic rift
Doha, Sep 13 (IANS) Amid the Gulf diplomatic standoff, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, the media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 6:42:05 PM

Commonwealth Small States highlight challenges, call for support
Geneva, Sep 13 (IANS) Leading small states of the Commonwealth on Wednesday called for a more inclusive approach to human rights in the UN Human Rights Council that reflected their concerns, development interests and priorities.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 4:28:04 PM

UN wants an extra 40,000 Mediterranean migrants to be relocated
Geneva, Sep 11 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations refugee agency on Monday called for an additional 40,000 resettlement places to be made available for refugees located in 15 priority African countries along the Central Mediterranean route.

Monday, September 11, 2017 11:26:04 PM

ICC says world cricket to benefit from sport's development in Pakistan
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar on Monday welcomed the return of international cricket to Pakistan ahead of the Independence Cup taking place in Lahore this week.

Monday, September 11, 2017 7:10:04 PM

Saudi to keep pressuring Qatar to meet Arab-bloc demands
Riyadh, Sep 10 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it would keep pressuring Qatar until demands by a bloc of Arab states are met, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 7:32:04 PM

Anderson replaces Jadeja at top of Test bowling rankings
Dubai, Sep 10 (IANS) England veteran seamer James Anderson has replaced Indian left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja at the top of the Test cricklet bowling rankings, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Sunday.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 4:14:03 PM

Phone call between Qatari, Saudi leaders sparks new disputes
Riyadh/Doha, Sep 9 (IANS) A phone call between Saudi and Qatari leaders in an attempt to solve their diplomatic crisis has sparked new disputes as Riyadh accused Doha of distorting facts and cut off communication.

Saturday, September 09, 2017 10:42:04 AM

Red Cross ups aid for people fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh border
Geneva, Sep 9 (IANS) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said its staff in Myanmar and Bangladesh are scaling up their efforts to minimize the suffering of this crisis.

Saturday, September 09, 2017 5:04:04 AM

Indian man commits suicide in Sharjah
Sharjah, Sep 8 (IANS) A 60-year-old Indian man allegedly committed suicide here by hanging himself at his home, a media report said.

Friday, September 08, 2017 3:32:04 PM

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