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Imran Khan. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 07, 2018, 06.52 PM (IST)

Serious concern over Japan planning to ban Huawei, ZTE: China

Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported that the government plans to revise internal procurement rules to exclude products made by Huawei and ZTE.    

Assembly elections: Polling concludes in Rajasthan, Telangana

According to reports, while Rajasthan witnessed 59.43 per cent voter turnout by 3 pm, 56.17 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Telangana by 3 pm.

Don't want Pakistan to be treated like a 'hired gun': PM Khan on strained ties with US

The ties between Washington and Islamabad strained, especially after President Donald Trump, while announcing his Afghanistan and South Asia policy in August last year, hit out at Pakistan for providing safe havens to "agents of chaos" that kill Americans in Afghanistan.

Krishnamurthy Subramanian takes charge as chief economic adviser

Krishnamurthy Subramanian took charge as his predecessor, Arvind Subramanian, abruptly left the country's finance ministry in June. 

As it happened | Hockey World Cup 2018: Australia rout China 11-0

Australia has won the game against China by a huge margin of 11-0. The game was raining with goals. The third and fourth quarter were all about Australian goals and ball possession. The dominance by Australia was at its peak.