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7.7 magnitude earthquake hits near Peru

7.7 magnitude earthquake hits near Peru

Peru, Feb 22: A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.7 has rocked Ecuador at the border with Peru on Friday. The magnitude has been felt across both countries. The earthquake's epicentre was located at a depth of 148 kilometres at around 10.17 (GMT) . The shocks were registered 132 kilometres southeast of Palora, Ecuador.

China backs terror State Pakistan again

China backs terror State Pakistan again

Beijing, Feb 22: China, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, Friday sought to downplay the scathing statement issued by the powerful organ of the world body naming Jaish-e-Muhammad in the Pulwama terror attack, saying the mention of the Pakistan-based outfit was only in "general terms" and "does not represent a judgement".

Not bothered whether India diverts water

Not bothered whether India diverts water

India has come up with different kinds of reaction to the suicide terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir last week that killed over 40 personnel. While it has already withdrawn the Most Favoured Nation status it had granted to the neighbouring country in the mid-1990s, there are also demands of boycotting the match with Pakistan...

Narendra Modi awarded Seoul Peace Prize

Narendra Modi awarded Seoul Peace Prize

Seoul, Feb 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday was awarded with the 2018 Seoul peace prize on his two-day visit to South Korea. PM Modi was selected after candidates proposed over 1300 nominators from around the world. Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan was the recipient of the honour in 1999.

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