Friday, Jun 21 2024 | Time 19:39 Hrs(IST)

Google to implement AI Solutions for Japan's 47 Prefectures by 2027 - Reports

19 Jun 2024 | 10:52 PM

Tokyo, June 19 (UNI) Google Japan President Shinji Okuyama on Wednesday unveiled the company's plans to create artificial intelligence (AI) models for 47 Japanese prefectures by 2027, the NHK broadcaster reported.

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Canada to list Iran's IRGC as terrorist group

19 Jun 2024 | 10:38 PM

Ottawa, June 19 (UNI) The government of Canada is preparing to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, CBC News reported on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arriving on two-day state visit

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arriving on two-day state visit

19 Jun 2024 | 9:24 PM

Dhaka/New Delhi, June 19 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be on a two-day state visit to India from June 21 at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

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With over 44K tourist arrivals in June so far, Maldives sees 2.5 pc dip

19 Jun 2024 | 9:15 PM

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Male, June 19 (UNI) Tourist arrivals to Maldives has been on the decline in June, 2024. There has been a 2.5 percent drop in arrivals in comparison to the same period last year, as per their Tourism Ministry.

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Iran's prosecutor general not ruling out creation of virtual BRICS court

19 Jun 2024 | 8:57 PM

Tehran, June 19 (UNI) Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Movahedi Azad did not rule out on Wednesday the creation of a virtual BRICS court to speed up judicial investigations within the bloc.

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US, allies debating how strongly to commit to Ukraine's future in NATO at summit

19 Jun 2024 | 8:39 PM

Washington, June 19 (UNI) The United States and its allies have yet to reach a consensus on how strongly they are going to commit to Ukraine's NATO membership during the alliance's anniversary summit in July, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing US and European sources familiar with the matter.

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Ukrainian refugees coming to Netherlands by plane detained upon arrival

19 Jun 2024 | 8:38 PM

Kyiv, June 19 (UNI) Ukrainian refugees who arrive in the Netherlands by plane are being detained upon arrival for several days due to a new procedure applied by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND), the Dutch newspaper NRC reported.

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Pakistan to Join North-South Transport Corridor at Putin's invitation

19 Jun 2024 | 8:34 PM

Islamabad, June 19 (UNI) Pakistan has accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's invitation to join the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and has started the process of accession, Pakistani Ambassador to Russia Muhammad Khalid Jamali said on Wednesday.

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Re-elected Ramaphosa sworn in as South African President

19 Jun 2024 | 7:32 PM

Cape Town, June 19 (UNI) Reelected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in on Wednesday, vowing to observe and maintain the basic and all other law of the republic.

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Russia-Iran security consultations held in Tehran - Security Council

19 Jun 2024 | 7:11 PM

Moscow, June 19 (UNI) Security consultations between Russia and Iran took place in Tehran on Wednesday, the Russian Security Council said.

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Sri Lanka, India in talks for setting up a power line and land connection: President Wickremesinghe

19 Jun 2024 | 7:06 PM

Colombo/New Delhi, June 19 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that a feasibility study is being conducted on establishing a power line connection between Sri Lanka and India, and further discussions would be held during Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar’s visit tomorrow.

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US Northrop Grumman to produce ammunition in Ukraine

19 Jun 2024 | 5:18 PM

Moscow, June 19 (UNI) US defense giant Northrop Grumman plans to produce medium-caliber ammunition in Ukraine, Director of International Business for Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Dave Bartell said.

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NKorean leader calls Russia 'most honest friend, ally' of Asian Nation

19 Jun 2024 | 5:16 PM

Pyongyang, June 19 (UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Russia "the most honest friend and ally" of the Asian nation and President Vladimir Putin the dearest friend of the Korean people during the Russian leader's visit to Pyongyang on Wednesday.

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Australian police declares emergency situation after fatal shooting in Queensland

19 Jun 2024 | 3:11 PM

Sydney, June 19 (UNI) Australian police declared an emergency situation after a shooting killed one woman in Queensland on Wednesday.

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Landslides claim at least 9 lives in SE Bangladesh

19 Jun 2024 | 2:45 PM

Dhaka, June 19 (UNI) At least nine were killed in a landslide at Rohingya camps and many dwellings were damaged in rain-triggered landslides in their camps in southeastern Bangladesh early Wednesday, a senior official said.

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