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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif invites Pakistan to join Chabahar project 
Date: 13 Mar 2018

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Monday invited Pakistan to join the Chabahar seaport project that India developed, and added that his country wants to participate in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Dawn reported. Zarif, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, made the comment during a lecture at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad. The lecture was organised to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplom
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Monetisation of 105 road projects can fetch Rs 1.25 lakh crore: Nitin Gadkari. 
Date: 28 Feb 2018

Monetisation of 105 road projects can fetch Rs 1.25 lakh crore: Nitin Gadkari. Gadkari also announced that the Prime Minister will inaugurate the Eastern Peripheral Expressway on March 15 along with the first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway. Monetisation of 105 road projects can easily fetch Rs 1.25 lakh crore and there is no dearth of funds for building highways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. The road transport minister also said the highways mi
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Syria conflict - Women sexually exploited in return for aid 
Date: 28 Feb 2018

 Women in Syria have been sexually exploited by men delivering aid on behalf of the UN and international charities, the BBC has learned. Aid workers said the men would trade food and lifts for sexual favours. Despite warnings about the abuse three years ago, a new report shows it is continuing in the south of the country. UN agencies and charities said they had zero tolerance of exploitation and were not aware of any cases of
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Trend of going back to cash payments. KYC norms may force m-wallets to cut ops, jobs. 
Date: 28 Feb 2018

BENGALURU: Amazon has seen its mobile wallet user base shrink by about 30% in the light of the latest know your customer (KYC) regulations, while other industry players try and meet the latest rules put forth by the country`s central bank, which gets implemented from midnight of Wednesday. There is a fear among m-wallet firms that they may have to scale down or consider shutting operations due to the final stance by the RBI on KYC rules. The regulator said o
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Specter of one-man rule looms as China lifts Xi's term limit 
Date: 27 Feb 2018

How to handover governance to those who can serve this objective better. How to take control from those who are governing when there are others who can govern better. BEIJING — For some Chinese, their feelings about plans to lift term limits to allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely can be represented best by a cuddly stuffed bear. Social media users shared images of Winnie the Pooh hugging a jar of honey along with the quote
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