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Facebook controversy: From US to Sri Lanka, social media company has faced heat over controversial political posts, ads
World

Facebook controversy: From US to Sri Lanka, social media company has faced heat over controversial political posts, ads

Facebook's handling of controversial political posts and advertisements has left the social media company facing scathing criticism from those in power and the Opposition

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

India Women's Ice Hockey Team plays for passion as scant support from government, corporates shadows future
Sports

India Women's Ice Hockey Team plays for passion as scant support from government, corporates shadows future

The India women's side is faced with constraints such as lack of infrastructure which mean that the players can only train during the winter months over frozen lakes in Ladakh

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

Five dead, nine injured in third powerful earthquake to have struck Philippines’ Mindanao in two weeks; rescue operations underway
World

Five dead, nine injured in third powerful earthquake to have struck Philippines’ Mindanao in two weeks; rescue operations underway

A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Thursday, killing at least five people and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by two previous deadly tremors in recent weeks.

Plastic dumping in the East drops sharply as Asian countries ship waste back to exporters
science

Plastic dumping in the East drops sharply as Asian countries ship waste back to exporters

Malaysia & the Philippines are threatening to ship 60 containers each back to exporting countries.

Narendra Modi meets Southeast Asian leaders at ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore: Maritime cooperation, trade highlighted
India

Narendra Modi meets Southeast Asian leaders at ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore: Maritime cooperation, trade highlighted

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea; move set to raise hackles of Beijing
World

Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea; move set to raise hackles of Beijing

The Maritime Self Defense Force submarine Kuroshio conducted a naval exercise on Thursday with other Japanese warships in the South China Sea, including the Kaga helicopter carrier, which is on a two-month tour of Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, a Ministry of Defence spokesman said.

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

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.

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.

China resumes activities in Doka La but no steps taken by India, Bhutan to dissuade it, says top US official in Congressional meet
India

China resumes activities in Doka La but no steps taken by India, Bhutan to dissuade it, says top US official in Congressional meet

Alice G Wells, a top US official said in a US Congressional meeting that China has been resuming military activities in Doka La but, India and Bhutan are doing nothing to prevent it

Loss of coral reefs would double coastal flood damage, say researchers
News & Analysis

Loss of coral reefs would double coastal flood damage, say researchers

Loss of coral reefs around the world would double the damage from coastal flooding, and triple the destruction caused by storm surges, researchers said

Narendra Modi thanks ASEAN leaders for attending Republic Day parade, calls bond with member countries 'historical'
India

Narendra Modi thanks ASEAN leaders for attending Republic Day parade, calls bond with member countries 'historical'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations) is the center of India's Act East Policy,

Narendra Modi to hold nine bilateral meetings on sidelines of India-ASEAN summit in New Delhi
India

Narendra Modi to hold nine bilateral meetings on sidelines of India-ASEAN summit in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold nine bilateral meetings with leaders of Southeast Asian countries on the sidelines of the India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit with a focus on key areas of counterterrorism, security and connectivity

ASEAN to not take relative calm over South China Sea dispute for granted, says draft statement
World

ASEAN to not take relative calm over South China Sea dispute for granted, says draft statement

Southeast Asian nations will not take a relative calm in the dispute over the South China Sea for granted, according to a draft of a statement to be issued during a summit meeting in Manila

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Narendra Modi to hold bilateral talks with Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte today
World

31st ASEAN Summit in Manila: Narendra Modi to hold bilateral talks with Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a packed schedule in Manila on Monday. Day after world leaders, including, Modi, US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and several other world leaders arrived in Manila on Sunday for the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) summit which is set to extensively deliberate on evolving security challenges facing South East Asia.

Ahead of ASEAN summit, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says South China Sea row is 'better left untouched'
World

Ahead of ASEAN summit, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says South China Sea row is 'better left untouched'

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday the South China Sea dispute, involving China and five other claimants, was "better left untouched"

ASEAN summit in Manila: Terrorism, maritime security, non-proliferation likely to be discussed among world leaders
World

ASEAN summit in Manila: Terrorism, maritime security, non-proliferation likely to be discussed among world leaders

PM Narendra Modi, US president Donald Trump, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and several other world leaders will descend in Manila on Monday for the ASEAN summit