- SourcesIndia relaxes visa norms for Chinese nationals
India on Thursday announced it would further relax visa norms for Chinese nationals by extending e-visa facility to those who visit the country for attending conferences or as medical attendants.SourcesIndia, Russia reiterate support for Afghan-led peace process
India and Russia have reiterated their support for an Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process in Afghanistan during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin's special envoy on Afghanistan Zamil Kabulov to India, a senior official said on Thursday.SourcesUS Senate bill seeks end to kitten research deaths
US Senator Jeff Merkley has introduced a Senate bill aiming to stop the Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers from euthanising kittens used in their work.SourcesTN boys, Karnataka girls lift sub-junior TT trophies
Tamil Nadu defeated Telangana in the final to win the sub-junior boys' trophy at the 80th Cadet and Sub-Junior National Table Tennis Championships here on Thursday.SourcesSEBI order soon to segregate bad assets for mutual funds
In order to safeguard investors' interests, the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will issue a circular on terms and conditions for mutual funds to segregate their distressed debt assets, an official said on Thursday.SourcesNo Real Madrid but plenty to enjoy in 2018 Liga Santander matches
The last round of matches in the Liga Santander before the Christmas holidays will not see Real Madrid in action, giving their rivals at the top of the table the chance to open the gap over Santiago Solari's side.SourcesVijay Deverakonda 'fine and back to work'
Telugu actor Vijay Deverakonda says he got injured during a fight sequence, but is fine now. He is back shooting for his underproduction film "Dear Comrade".SourcesAAP, BJP MLAs trade charges over delay in Metro Phase-IV
Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party and the oppositin BJP on Thursday traded charges in the Assembly over delay in the Metro Phase IV project, a day after the city government approved 103-km long six new corridors of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).SourcesBelgium tops FIFA rankings, France finishes close 2nd
Belgium ended the year at the top of the FIFA rankings for December released on Thursday, one point ahead the 2018 FIFA World Cup champions France while Spain came ninth.SourcesFacebook removes accounts related to inauthentic behaviour in Bangladesh
Reiterating its commitment to act against the abuse of its platform, Facebook on Thursday removed nine Pages and six accounts in Bangladesh that were engaged in coordinated inauthentic behaviour.