Wednesday, 8 April 2020

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India agrees to export malaria drug after Trump threat

AFP – File PhotoNEW DELHI: India on Tuesday announced to ease restrictions on export of a malaria drug seen as a potential coronavirus treatment, after US President Donald Trump hinted at “retaliation”. Citing domestic needs, India banned on Saturday exports of hydroxychloroquine which has shown early promise against COVID-19 in ...

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Two dead in India as protests escalate over citizenship law

GUWAHATI: Violent mobs in India’s northeastern state of Assam torched buildings and clashed with police, leaving two dead and 11 with bullet wounds, as protests grew over a new citizenship law for non-Muslim minorities from some neighbouring countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government has said the Citizenship Amendment ...

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I don’t want to be a format specialist, Virat Kohli

HYDERABAD: India skipper Virat Kohli might have struggled in the first half of his innings against West Indies at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, but he put all that behind him to ensure that he was the pillar around whom the team completed another successful run-chase. This time, India in ...

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Swedish king speaks up for Kashmir

NEW DELHI: King Carl Gustaf of Sweden said in Mumbai that his country had been observing the situation in Jammu & Kashmir for years, and indicated that the mandate of the United Nations Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), of which it was a part, was too constrained ...

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Indian border policeman guns down five colleagues

RAIPUR: A policeman from India’s armed border force opened fire on his colleagues on Wednesday, killing five of them before turning the gun on himself, police said. Constable Musudul Rehman of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (IPBP) opened fire on his comrades in Chhattisgarh, a restive central state long wracked by a ...

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Sweden tells India to restore free movement in Kashmir

STOCKHOLM: Ahead of its delegation’s arrival, Sweden has sent a strong message to India asking it to lift the restrictions in Indian-Kashmir which has been in lockdown since August 5 when the government revoked Article 370 from its constitution. The Swedish Royal couple King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Foreign Minister ...

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Bangladesh need more top level Tests, says Mominul

KOLKATA: Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque said that playing more Tests against top sides was the only way forward after they suffered a crushing loss to India in a day-night Test. The tourists went down by an innings and 46 runs in Kolkata to be whitewashed in the two-match series. The ...

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United States backs sustained Indian role in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The United States said Thursday that it supported continued Indian involvement in Afghanistan, even as President Donald Trump looks to withdraw troops. India is one of the most enthusiastic backers of Afghanistan s government, contributing more than $3 billion since the 2001 US-led invasion toppled the Taliban, who harbored ...

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Pakistan beat India, qualify for ACC Emerging Teams final

MIRPUR: Pakistan beat India by three runs in a thrilling end to the first semi-final of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. After winning the toss, Pakistan elected to bat first and scored 267-7. Openers Haider Ali (43 off 60 balls) and ...

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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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