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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 25, 2018, 07.38 PM(IST)

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With trade deficit on mind, Modi heads to Wuhan for 'informal meeting' with Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China for two days for an 'informal meeting' with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbours.

Iran pours scorn on nuclear talks, dismisses 'tradesman' Trump

Iran's president poured scorn on Wednesday on US and European discussions over Tehran's nuclear agreement, and dismissed Donald Trump as a "tradesman" who lacked the qualifications to deal with a complex international pact.

Karnataka Assembly Election: Modi and Yogi are north Indian imports, says Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Wednesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath "North Indian imports" in the May 12 election campaign and said it had no leaders in the state.

Asaram sentenced to life imprisonment till death, to file bail plea tomorrow

Nearly five years after rape charges were levelled against Asaram Bapu, the Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court today awarded life imprisonment to the self-styled godman, while the two other co-accused got a 20-year jail term. 

IPL 2018: Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi captain, says 'couldn't handle the pressure'

Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday stepped down as the captain of Delhi, after the team poor's performance in the ongoing edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).  

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