Tuesday, 7 July 2020

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COAS UK visit ‘very important’

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday reached London on a three-day official visit where he will be highlighting India’s intransigence in resolving bilateral disputes as well as the developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s war against terrorism. According to military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations ...

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COAS in London for talks with British leadership

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa today arrived in London on a three-day official visit, said a statement issued by the military’s media wing. “COAS arrived in London on a three-day official visit. He will interact with UK’s political and military leadership,” said the ISPR statement. #COAS ...

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Hindujas brothers retain top spot in UK richest Asian List

LONDON: The Hinduja brothers, Gopichand & Srichand, retained the top spot in the annual compilation of Britain’s richest Asians with an estimated net worth of £19 billion, with steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal second with £12.6 billion, according to the list revealed on Friday. The 2017 Asian Rich List, which profiles ...

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Homeless man accused of murdering mother and son remanded in custody

BIRMINGHAM: A homeless man accused of murdering a woman and her 13-year-old son has been remanded in custody by magistrates. Aaron Barley, 23, was flanked by two dock officers wearing protective helmets with the visors down as he appeared before two magistrates in Birmingham. Barley, who had his right arm ...

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Google now knows you are watching porn

LONDON: Those browsing through pornography online believe that using incognito mode will keep their sexual escapades safe from prying eyes. Think twice as this is just proving to be wrong. If you are watching porn online, Google is now going to put its foot in the middle. Yes, Google knows ...

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Former Norwegian PM urges world to highlight Kashmir issue

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik has stressed the need of highlighting the Kashmir issue among international community. Talking to media, he said sufferings of the Kashmiri people should be emphasized at the international level in order to achieve a peaceful solution of the dispute. Terming the situation of ...

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Revenge porn offenders face tougher penalties under proposals

LONDON: Revenge pornography offenders who widely circulate explicit pictures or send them to victims’ families will face the toughest penalties under new sentencing proposals. Guidelines have been drafted for courts dealing with defendants convicted of disclosing private sexual images without consent, an offence which carries a maximum prison term of ...

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Mother and son die after stabbing attack at home in West Midlands

LONDON: A mother and her 13-year-old son have died after being stabbed at their home in Stourbridge, West Midlands. The boy’s father is in hospital with critical stab wounds to his neck and back. Police were called to the house in Stourbridge around 8am this morning (30 March) where they ...

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Pink diamond worth millions shown in London ahead of auction

LONDON: Sotheby’s is displaying the startling “pink star” diamond in London before it’s auctioned in Hong Kong. The gem should fetch more than $60 million when put on the block April 4, which would represent a record for a pink diamond sold at auction. It said the 59.60-carat gem is ...

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Britain to launch EU exit process today

LONDON: Britain formally launches the process for leaving the European Union on Wednesday, a historic step that has divided the country and thrown into question the future of the European project. Just days after the EU’s 60th birthday, Britain is poised to become the first country ever to seek a ...

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