Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Tag Archives: India

Dua Lipa meets Shah Rukh Khan ahead of her concert

BOLLYWOOD: Pop sensation Dua Lipa has landed in Mumbai for her concert and the first thing on her list was meeting Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan. The actor took to social media to welcome Dua in India and wish her good luck for her Mumbai concert.   View this post ...

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Kohli praises India after emphatic win over Bangladesh

KOLKATA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli praised “clinical” India after their pacemen helped crush Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test. Mohammed Shami claimed four wickets and returned match figures of 7-58 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 213 in the final session in ...

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United Nations and US welcome Kartarpur Corridor opening

The United Nations and the United States joined the world in welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor. “We welcome #Pakistan and #India opening #KartarpurCorridor today, connecting two key Sikh pilgrimage sites, paving way for interfaith harmony and understanding by facilitating visa-free cross border visits by pilgrims to holy shrines,” ...

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Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh snatch first T20 win over India

DELHI: Mushfiqur Rahim’s perfectly paced, unbeaten 60 off 43 balls took Bangladesh to a seven-wicket win over India, their first against these opponents in nine attempts. Mushfiqur’s late charge against Khaleel Ahmed completely changed the game in Delhi, so much so that in the end, the result was almost a ...

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Maskless Angela Merkel braves severe Delhi smog

NEW DELHI: German Chancellor Angela Merkel got a toxic welcome to India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi treated her to a military parade in New Delhi’s severely polluted air. Ignoring medical advice to the choking megacity’s 20 million inhabitants, Merkel and Modi reviewed a guard of honour at the presidential ...

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Indian Manipur separatists announce exiled government in UK

LONDON: Dissident political leaders from the Indian state of Manipur said they were unilaterally declaring independence from India and forming a government-in-exile in Britain. The former princely state became part of India in 1949, two years after the country won independence from Britain, but has since seen decades-long violent separatist ...

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Rohit Sharma content with sporadic captaincy honour

NEW DELHI: Captaining India is such an honour for Rohit Sharma that he would not fuss whether it’s full time or sporadic, the stylish opener said. Virat Kohli leads India across formats but former players including Yuvraj Singh see merit in split captaincy with limited-overs stalwart Rohit as the white-ball ...

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India lodges complaint with International Civil Aviation against Pakistan’s airspace denial to PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Following Pakistan’s refusal to allow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace, India has taken the matter to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and lodged a complain. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced on Sunday that Pakistan denied India’s request to let Modi use Pakistan’s airspace. “Keeping ...

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India and Pakistan sign agreement on Kartarpur corridor

ATTARI: India and Pakistan on Thursday signed the much-awaited agreement for operationalizing Kartarpur Corridor, paving the way for its inauguration next month ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The two sides met on “zero line” on the border and signed the agreement. The Indian delegation was ...

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Ex-captain Sourav Ganguly appointed BCCI president

MUMBAI: Former captain Sourav Ganguly was unanimously elected on Wednesday as president of India’s troubled cricket board, the sport’s most powerful body. Cricket’s massive popularity in India has helped the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) become by far the wealthiest of all of the sport’s national boards, ...

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