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Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism
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Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism

Da 5 Bloods director Spike Lee's anti-racist critique could not overcome his subconscious investment in American imperialism.

US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports
India

US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports

The United States has postponed a meeting of leaders of southeast Asian nations that was set for Las Vegas in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus, a senior Trump administration official said Friday

Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought
World

Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought

Research suggested it was more contagious than thought and China appealed to its Southeast Asian neighbours for solidarity

India and Japan hold first 'two-plus-two' dialogue; key facets of defence and security cooperation discussed in meeting
India

India and Japan hold first 'two-plus-two' dialogue; key facets of defence and security cooperation discussed in meeting

India and Japan on Saturday held their inaugural foreign and defence ministerial dialogue with an aim to give further momentum to their special strategic partnership

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude recorded near Laos-Thailand border; no immediate reports of damage
World

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude recorded near Laos-Thailand border; no immediate reports of damage

A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Laos near the Thai border early Thursday, the United States Geological Survey reported

Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe on sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok for delegation-level meeting
India

Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe on sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok for delegation-level meeting

Along with PM, EAM S Jaishankar, Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal and other dignitaries attended the meeting

Donald Trump invites ASEAN leaders to 'special summit' in US next year after skipping ongoing annual meet
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Donald Trump invites ASEAN leaders to 'special summit' in US next year after skipping ongoing annual meet

President Donald Trump has invited ASEAN leaders to a 'special summit' in the United States early next year after skipping their ongoing annual summit in Thailand.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand, RCEP negotiations on cards; Sonia Gandhi to meet all Congress presidents; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand, RCEP negotiations on cards; Sonia Gandhi to meet all Congress presidents; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to begin two-day visit to Thailand for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits today; West Bengal govt to facilitate return of 131 people working in Jammu and Kashmir; and more

Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits
India

Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits

Modi will be visiting Bangkok at the invitation of Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

At least 13 Chinese tourists killed, dozens injured as bus plunges 30 metres into ravine in Laos; police blames brake failure for accident
World

At least 13 Chinese tourists killed, dozens injured as bus plunges 30 metres into ravine in Laos; police blames brake failure for accident

At least 13 Chinese tourists were killed and dozens injured when their bus skidded off the road and plunged 30 metres into a ravine in Laos, a police officer said Tuesday.

Indian tourist among two dead in Bangkok shootout, two injured; police nab one
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Indian tourist among two dead in Bangkok shootout, two injured; police nab one

One person has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a deadly shootout between two rival gangs in Bangkok in which an Indian tourist and a man from Laos were killed, a media report said on Tuesday.

Bodies of British millionaire, wife found buried in six-ft-deep graves at Thailand villa; police say woman's brother ordered 'hit'
World

Bodies of British millionaire, wife found buried in six-ft-deep graves at Thailand villa; police say woman's brother ordered 'hit'

British media reports described Hogg, 64, as a millionaire from Edinburgh who built a lavish home with a swimming pool in the province not far from the Laos border.

AFC U-16 Women's Championship Qualifiers: India go down 1-2 against hosts Mongolia
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AFC U-16 Women's Championship Qualifiers: India go down 1-2 against hosts Mongolia

Battling extremely cold weather, the Indian team on Friday went down fighting 1-2 to hosts Mongolia in the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Qualifiers.

US House passes resolution seeking end to slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption, urges all countries to end meat trade
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US House passes resolution seeking end to slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption, urges all countries to end meat trade

In a non-controversial voice vote, the US house also passed a bill to ban American people from slaughtering dogs and cats for human consumption. The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act, 2018, imposes a fine of $5,000 (over Rs 3,50,000) for each violation. In another resolution, the house has urged all countries including China, South Korea and India to end the dog and cat meat trade.

Suresh Prabhu says negotiations on RCEP trade deal to continue in 2019, more rounds of talks required to sort out issues
India

Suresh Prabhu says negotiations on RCEP trade deal to continue in 2019, more rounds of talks required to sort out issues

Negotiations for the mega-trade deal RCEP will continue in 2019 as more rounds of talks are required to sort out issues pertaining to goods and services, Suresh Prabhu said.

India to form group of ministers to resolve issues regarding proposed RCEP agreement among ASEAN countries, FTA partners
India

India to form group of ministers to resolve issues regarding proposed RCEP agreement among ASEAN countries, FTA partners

The government will set up a group of ministers (GoM) to look into issues related to the proposed mega free trade agreement RCEP, official sources said.

Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes
World

Flood in southeast Myanmar forces 150,000 people to flee homes; 28,000 still stuck in waterlogged homes

Evacuation orders are still in place across the Bago, Karen, Mon and Taninthari provinces in Myanmar, with 36 dams and reservoirs overflowing.

Over 100 people missing and several feared to be dead after collapse of under-construction dam in Attapeu province in Laos
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Over 100 people missing and several feared to be dead after collapse of under-construction dam in Attapeu province in Laos

The accident happened at a hydropower dam in Laos's Attapeu province. It caused release of five billion cubic metres of water.

Indo-Pacific region must be 'free, open and inclusive' to avoid protectionism, says EAM Sushma Swaraj
India

Indo-Pacific region must be 'free, open and inclusive' to avoid protectionism, says EAM Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Indo-Pacific region must be “free, open and inclusive” in the India-ASEAN dialogue in Delhi on Thursday

China to import Indian anti-cancer drugs to give markets 'greater access'; pharma trade will enhance health of countries, says Beijing
World

China to import Indian anti-cancer drugs to give markets 'greater access'; pharma trade will enhance health of countries, says Beijing

China said it has initiated specific measures for the import of Indian pharmaceuticals, especially anti-cancer drugs, to provide the Chinese market “greater access” to them, days after a Chinese movie on a leukaemia patient highlighted the need to pave the way for the import of cheap Indian medicines.