Sunday, 21 July 2019

PTI

Modi to appear via videolink from prison for UK hearing

Fugitve diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via videolink from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Thursday. The 48-year-old, who has been lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London since his arrest in March in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan brands Trump a fascist

LONDON: Pakistani-origin London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump, on Sunday branded the US President a “fascist” and said Britain should not be rolling out a red carpet to a leader like him for a state visit to the UK. Trump, along with his ...

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Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition leader and Indian National Congress (INC) party president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the just-concluded 17th general elections. “The BJP and the INC have different ideologies and visions. Modi and the BJP have ...

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Indian man jailed for stalking woman in UK

LONDON: An Indian man who stalked a woman over a period of 18 months after she attended to him just once in a shop in London has been jailed for 29 months. Rohit Sharma was jailed at Isleworth Crown Court in London on Wednesday after pleading guilty to stalking, harassment ...

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Cancer patient appeals Ajay Devgn to not promote tobacco products

BOLLYWOOD: Nanakram, a 40-year old cancer patient from Rajasthan, has made a public appeal to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn to stop doing advertisement of tobacco products in the interest of the society.The patient’s family said that he was a fan of Devgn and used the same product which the actor ...

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16 Indian commandos killed in Maoist attack

MUMBAI: A suspected bomb attack by Maoist rebels killed 16 Indian elite commandos on Wednesday, police said, the latest incident of election-time violence in a decades-long insurgency. “Maoists attacked a team of commandos travelling in a private vehicle to inspect an earlier attack. So far 16 men have died,” an ...

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US refuses to share data on Pakistani F-16s with India

WASHINGTON has declined to share any information with New Delhi with regards to the use of F-16 fighter jets by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during a recent dogfight with the Indian Air Force (IAF), Indian media reported on Monday. “Soon after we were informed by the Indian side about ...

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Ganguly names his favourites to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

NEW DELHI: The former India captain, who led the team to the 2003 World Cup finals expects that current round robin format will be one of the most “keenly contested” tournament. “My pick for the four semifinalists spot would be India, Australia, England and Pakistan. India are one of the ...

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