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US Secuity doubt, on Huawei exits

US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei: Donald Trump

Many media ask the chapter of doubt on Huawei is over not yet as the answer to the question lies in US companies got an access not vice versa.

US President Donald Trump has said American companies could sell equipment to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, indicating a potentially softer position on a key sticking point in the US-China trade war. President Trump made this comment hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Talking to reporters in Osaka, Trump said they had discussed about equipment and there was no great national security problem figured in the talks. 

It was not immediately clear whether Trump’s comment marked a material change in the stance toward Huawei, which has essentially been barred on national security grounds from accessing crucial American technology or operating in the US market.

The US fears that systems built by Huawei, the world’s telecom giant, could be used by China’s government for espionage via built-in secret security back doors. Huawei vigorously denies that and says the US has never provided proof to substantiate it.

Asked by reporters in Osaka what was discussed regarding Huawei, a Chinese foreign ministry official said he did not know, but that China would welcome lifting the US ban.

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Quality Education is vision for India

HRD Ministry releases five-year vision plan on Quality Education

Quality education on drastic change globally in India the same us held by UPSC government body with rare of any change from last 50 years.

India education was mainly to developed sovereign mind to be creative now we have global education to create clerics, babudum,slave to system with no accountability transparency and citizen welfare in peril.

The Higher Education Department of the Ministry of Human Resource Development has finalized and released a five-year vision plan named Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP). 

This is in accordance with the Prime Minister’s direction for finalizing a five-year vision plan for each Ministry. According to an official release, the report has been prepared after a detailed exercise done by the experts from various areas, including promoting excellence, employability and entrepreneurship among others. 

The Expert Groups drawn from senior academicians, administrators and industrialists, have suggested more than 50 initiatives that would transform the higher education sector completely. 

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BD-Mustafa to monitor social media

Govt to monitor and intervene in social media content says Bangladesh Telecommunications Minister Mustafa.

Posts and Telecommunications Minister of Bangladesh Mustafa Jabbar has said, after September this year the government will be capable of monitoring and intervening in social media content to check the spread of rumours through sites such as Facebook and YouTube. 

He said, the government will have the power to intervene directly, so that content on social media platforms is monitored, and if necessary, taken down. Mr Jabbar said some news organisations also engage in rumour mongering. 

The government will be able to stop unauthorised news portals after publishing the registration list. The Minister said law enforcement agencies have gained the capacity to stop rumour on the social media. 

He said the government has been able to stop around 22,000 website publishing pornographic content. However, the minister assured that the government has no intention to curb citizen’s freedom of expression and the only aim of the move is to stop the spread of dubious information on social media.

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Australia beat New Zealand, Pakistan beat Afghanistan.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia beat New Zealand by 86 runs

ICC Cricket World Cup, defending champions Australia, who are already into the semis, strengthened their position at the top of the 10-team table when they defeated the Kiwis by 86 runs.

Opting to bat, the Aussies posted 243 for 9, with Usman Khawaja top scoring with 88 and Alex Carey playing a crucial inning of 71. 
Mitchell Starc claimed a five-wicket haul as New Zealand were bundled out for just 157 in 43.4 overs. 

In the other game played at Leeds, Pakistan moved to the fourth spot with a three-wicket win over Afghanistan. 

Australia is at the top of the table with 14 points from eight matches, while unbeaten India, who play hosts England at Birmingham today, are second with 11 points from six games. If India wins today, they will book a semi-final berth, while it will see England on the brink of an exit.

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Spain hit by severe heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as heatwave continues

BBCSpain was hit by more wildfires as temperatures remained sky-high in the Europe-wide heatwave. Firefighters finally managed to contain another blaze in the country they had been tackling for nearly 72 hours. 

Authorities in Madrid said today that a fire that started Friday evening in the central town of Almorox had already burnt at least 1,600 hectares spilling over into the Madrid region and forcing the evacuation of a village. Another blaze near the city of Toledo some 60 kilometres away also forced the evacuation of 22 residents, as water-dropping aircraft assisted firefighters on the ground amid strong winds.

Meanwhile, a major blaze in the northeastern region of Catalonia had finally been contained and was in the process of being stabilised. The fires come as Europe is hit by a major heat wave, with temperatures in some parts of France reaching a record high. Spain’s weather agency said temperatures today would be above 36 degrees Celsius in a large part of the country, and would likely reach or go over 40 degrees C in the centre including Madrid and south. In parts of the northeast, meanwhile, they were expected to soar to 42 degrees C.

Meteorologists blame a blast of hot air from northern Africa for scorching temperatures early in the European summer. The heatwave is due to die down from tomorrow. 

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Trump arrives in South Korea

Trump arrives in South Korea after inviting Kim Jong Un to Demilitarized Zone

US President Donald Trump has landed in South Korea for an impromptu meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas. 

Mr Trump earlier tweeted from Japan, where he was attending a G-20 summit, that he would be willing to meet Kim at the Demilitarized Zone just to shake hand and say Hello.

The two leaders first met in Singapore last year, the first ever encounter between a leader of North Korea and a sitting US President. The summit produced a vaguely-worded pledge about denuclearisation. Their second meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam four months ago collapsed without any agreement. 

Since the Hanoi meet, the contact between the two sides has been minimal. But the two leaders have exchanged a series of letters. The Demilitarized Zone has been a regular stop for US Presidents visiting South Korea. The four-kilometre-wide zone, running for 250 kilometres, is where the front line lay when the Korean War ended with a ceasefire. It is described as the world’s last Cold War frontier.

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US, Taliban open fresh talks to end war in Doha

US, Taliban open fresh negotiations in Doha on ending war

The United States and the Taliban have opened fresh negotiations in Doha. The talks mark the seventh round of negotiations aimed at ending Afghanistan’s longest war. 

The negotiations have, so far, centred on four issues – counter-terrorism, presence of foreign troop presence, an intra-Afghan dialogue and a permanent ceasefire.

US officials previously said, they are hoping for a deal before the upcoming Afghan presidential elections in September, which have already been delayed twice. 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who paid an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday, said he hoped for a peace deal with the Taliban before 1st September.

A potential deal would see the US agreeing to withdraw its troops after more than 17 years in Afghanistan, in return for the Taliban guaranteeing the country never again becomes a safe haven for violent extremist groups, as was the case with Al-Qaeda before the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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G-20 nations to work for global economic growth

G-20 nations resolve to work together for global economic growth

File pic: DD NewsG-20 nations have agreed to make united efforts to address major global economic challenges. The countries have affirmed to work together to foster global economic growth while harnessing the power of technological innovation, in particular digitization and its application for the benefits of all.

Briefing media, India’s Sherpa Suresh Prabhu said India also pitched strongly to deal with fugitive economic offenders. The issue was flagged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Suresh Prabhu said India strongly feel that global community must act in unison to deal with such people committing economic offences and running away from their domicile country. He said during the summit, India also raised issues of climate change, clean energy, environment protection, agriculture and tourism. He said India also put emphasis on building quality infrastructure necessary for growth. 

Prabhu said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been championing fight against corruption at all levels by all G-20 members. He said India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi played a very pro-active, positive and forward role and raised various issues at the summit. 

The summit also resolved to prevent the use of Internet to fund and facilitate terrorism and extremism, asserting that while the Internet must be open, free and secure it cannot serve as a safe haven for terrorists.  

Apart from a series of summit sessions, Mr. Modi took part in around 20 bilateral and multilateral meetings. This was Prime Minister Modi’s sixth G20 Summit.

Mr. Modi also invited the G-20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect the poor the most.
Mr. Modi held bilateral and multilateral meetings during the summit with many leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping.

The Prime Minister met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately today and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.

During his meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the two countries set an ambitious 50 billion Dollars target for bilateral trade by 2025. Prime Minister Modi met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism. 

After concluding his three-day visit to Osaka, Mr Modi reached New Delhi this evening.

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Abe, Putin discuss peace-treaty negotiations

The leaders of Japan and Russia are sitting down after the G20 summit. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes the meeting will push forward negotiations toward a peace treaty. The sticking point has been a disagreement over four Russian-held islands claimed by Japan.

Abe said, “I would like to talk about peace-treaty negotiations which are now underway between our countries’ foreign ministers, as well as between the chief negotiators. I also want to discuss cooperation in a wide range of areas and the global challenges.”

President Vladimir Putin said, “I am delighted to be able to talk about various issues with you today. They include peace-treaty negotiations.”

This is the 26th time Abe and Putin have met. The last time was in January in Moscow.

Foreign ministers from the two sides have failed to bridge the gap in their negotiations.

The countries never signed a peace treaty after World War Two because of the territorial dispute.

Russia controls the four islands. Japan claims them.
The Japanese government maintains the islands are an inherent part of its territory. It says they were illegally occupied after World War Two.

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai, its adjoining areas

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and its adjoining areas since last night. The Deputy PRO of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) told AIR that were no reports of waterlogging since this morning. 

The weather bureau has said that heavy rain is likely to occur in the city and suburbs with very heavy falls in the next 24 hours. Mumbaikars yesterday woke up to heavy rains, ending a long dry spell. However, a few hours of incessant showers left the financial capital struggling with the familiar monsoon woes of waterlogging, delayed trains, traffic jams and choked drains.
Anupam Kashyapi, head of the weather department, IMD said heavy to very heavy rain is expected in Konkan region and neighbouring Goa till July 2, and widespread rainfall in central Maharashtra and Marathwada. He said Vidarbha will get light to moderate rain till July 1.