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The trade analysts are seeing Salman’s visit as a significant turning point in both the country's relation. In 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited Riyadh, where he was honoured with the ‘Sash of King Abdulaziz’, the highest civilian decoration awarded by the kingdom.

Brasilia: Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro plans to create a “super ministry” of economy when he takes office in January, his economic adviser has said. The 63-year-old far-right leader, who previously suggested that Brazil could pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, plans to merge ministries agriculture and environment, an aide said. The move, …

Damascus: Two Israeli missiles landed near the international airport of Damascus after midnight on Tuesday. According to the Syrian state TV, activists on the ground, who reported the sound of explosion, said the Israeli missiles left a “medium” explosion. The precise target of the fresh Israeli attack is still unknown. Israel has repeatedly targeted military …

Jerusalem:The Israel air force launched an airstrike on Gaza, amid a new round of escalation between Israel and Gaza militants, and tension with Iran. A military spokesperson confirmed in a statement that fighter jets struck 15 sites in Gaza, saying the attack on Sunday night was a response to the firing of rockets towards Israel …

Madrid: Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won his fifth European Golden Shoe after his team beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in its final La Liga Santander match of the season. The Argentine player won the award with 34 goals, for a total of 68 points during the 2017-2018 season. Messi also won the award last year, as …

Jerusalem: After a deadliest day of violence killed 55 and wounded 2,700 Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his military acted in self-defence against Gaza’s Islamist rulers, Hamas, who he said wanted to destroy Israel, the media reported. The violence on Monday coincided with the dedication ceremony for the US embassy. The transfer of the …

Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh has been geared up again to welcome the galaxy of celebrities and host the star-studded affair, this time in Gorakhpur. On the lines of the Saifai Mahotsav, that was held every year in the native village of Mulayam Singh Yadav every year in December, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now decided …

New Delhi:  Online eyewear retailer Lenskart has partnered with Israel-based start-up 6av6 to enable users to determine power of their lenses fitted in their eyeglasses through a smartphone application. 6v6’s technology acts as an autorefractor and lensometer to retrieve the prescription of eyes and current spectacles using the smartphone. “This partnership will further enhance Lenskart’s online …