Must Read News Articles-September 13th 2019

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Narendra Modi to visit U.S. from September 21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the U.S. between September 21 and September 27 during which he will address the annual U.N. General Assembly session

A U.S.-Iran detente could be on the cards

The exit of John Bolton, and Israel’s diminished influence on Washington, signal a possible reduction in tensions.

All 16 nations set for final RCEP deal: Australian negotiator

Australia’s lead negotiator for the 16-nation free trade agreement (FTA) says all countries have “committed” to completing talks in time for the RCEP summit on November 1.

Do not leave ungoverned spaces in Afghanistan: India

They could become breeding ground for terrorists and sponsors of terrorism, it says

Show flexibility on Kartarpur corridor, India urges Pakistan

India urged Pakistan to show flexibility regarding some outstanding issues in the Kartarpur corridor project that would allow pilgrims to travel to the famed Gurudwara across the border in Pakistan.

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Futile fines: On traffic violation penalties

Better enforcement and infrastructure are key to mitigating anger over higher road fines

NATGRID wants to link social media accounts to central database

The ambitious National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project wants to link social media accounts to the huge database of records related to immigration entry and exit, banking and telephone details among others.

Supreme Court continues its stay on eviction of lakhs of forest dwellers

Their claims for forest land rights have been rejected under the Forest Rights Act of 2006

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