Japan PM Fumio Kishida surprises with comfortable election win
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Japan PM Fumio Kishida surprises with comfortable election win

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday prepared to tackle major policy decisions, including trying to pass an extra budget, after leading his ruling party to an unexpectedly strong election win to solidify his status in a fractious party. Stocks surged to a one-month high on relief the Liberal Democratic Party […]

North Korea to reopen inter-Korean hotlines today, urges South Korea to mend ties
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North Korea to reopen inter-Korean hotlines today, urges South Korea to mend ties

By Administrator_India Capital Sands SEOUL North Korea said on Monday it will restore severed inter-Korean hotlines starting Monday but urged South Korea to step up efforts to improve relations, state media KCNA reported. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed his willingness last week to reactivate the hotlines, which North Korea cut off in early […]

Afghanistan crisis: Embassy staff among 200 Indians stuck in Kabul
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Afghanistan crisis: Embassy staff among 200 Indians stuck in Kabul

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s defence top brass, the foreign policy establishment, and senior intelligence officials are understood to have reviewed the fast-paced developments in Afghanistan on Monday, a day after the Taliban seized control of the country 20 years after it was ousted by a US-led military coalition. People familiar with the meetings said the immediate priority of […]

U.S. House committee approves another $14 billion for pandemic-hit airlines
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U.S. House committee approves another $14 billion for pandemic-hit airlines

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A U.S. House committee on Thursday approved a proposal to give airlines another $14 billion in payroll assistance as part of a broader COVID-19 relief package that is working its way through Congress. It would be the third round of support for the pandemic-hit industry. American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) and United Airlines […]

New coronavirus strain in the UK: Scientists’ concerns and what we know so far
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New coronavirus strain in the UK: Scientists’ concerns and what we know so far

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A new variant of the novel coronavirus has been identified in the United Kingdom. England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on December 19 that the new variant of the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, can spread faster. Scientists are working to confirm if the mutation leads to a higher mortality rate or […]