New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Following are the top foreign stories at 2000 hours



Indian Navy chief calls on Bangladesh president Dhaka: Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid today proposed initiation of joint studies with India to explore the blue economy as Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba called on him as part of his six-day visit to the neighbouring country to boost defence ties. By Anisur Rahman FGN21 UK-DOCTORS-VISA

UK must value overseas medics: Top Indian-origin doctor London: A senior Indian-origin doctor today called on the UK government to value overseas medical professionals, from countries like India, without which the state-funded National Health Service (NHS) would not survive. By Aditi Khanna FGN17 CANADA-INDIAN-STUDENTS

Indian students to benefit from relaxed Canadian visa procedures Toronto: Students from India and three other countries will get faster visas to study in Canada as it has introduced major changes in visa procedures to reduce the processing time, according to Canadian immigration authority.


Trump for quick deportation of illegal immigrants; says current immigration system ‘unfair’ Washington: President Donald Trump has called for the quick deportation of illegal immigrants who “invade” the US, lamenting that the current immigration system is “unfair” to those who came legally to America. By Lalit K Jha FGN9 US-MATTIS-CHINA-LD VISIT

US defence secretary to visit China amid growing tensions Washington: US Defence Secretary James Mattis will visit China this week amid growing tensions between the two nations over Beijing’s policy in the disputed South China Sea and US arms sales to Taiwan.

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