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India warns Pakistan of ‘strong response’ to Kashmir attack

SRINAGAR: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a “strong response” to a car bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed at least 42 paramilitary personnel, with New Delhi calling for “the complete isolation of Pakistan” for harbouring the armed group behind the devastating attack. “We will give a befitting reply,” Modi ...

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India revokes Pakistan’s Most Favoured Nation status

NEW DELHI: India revoked its most favoured status to Pakistan on Friday. The move comes a day after 40 Indian soldiers were killed in a terror attack in Indian-Administered Kashmir. Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the decision while briefing the media in Delhi, reported NDTV. He said that India ...

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At least 40 Indian Police men killed in Kashmir

PULWAMA: At least 40 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed and several injured after a suspected militant drove an explosive-laden vehicle into a bus in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday, ANI reported. This was one of the worst terror strikes in the state since the ...

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Pakistan can end India jinx at World Cup 2019: Moin Khan

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain and wicketkeeper, Moin Khan, on Wednesday, backed Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan side to break the jinx against India at the forthcoming World Cup 2019 in England. He based his comment on Pakistan’s heroic win over India in Champions Trophy final two years back and that English conditions ...

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India’s triple talaq bill unlikely to get parliament nod

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government is keen to get parliamentary approval for the triple talaq bill but there is no certainty that it will clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle in the remaining two days of the budget session and the measure may again be implemented through an ordinance. Opposition ...

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39 die, dozens sick in India from drinking spurious liquor

NEW DELHI: At least 39 people have died and another 27 fallen sick from drinking cheap spurious liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in the northern India, officials said. Senior police officer Ashok Kumar said 26 died in two separate incidents in the state of Uttar Pradesh, 306 kilometers ...

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China protests visit by India’s Modi to disputed border area

BEIJING: China on Saturday protested the visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a contested region located on the border between the two countries. “The Chinese government has never recognised the so-called ‘Arunachal Pradesh’ and is firmly opposed to the Indian leader’s visit,” ...

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India beat New Zealand by seven wickets in second T20I

AUCKLAND: India defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Auckland’s Eden park on Friday to level the series at 1-1. New Zealand set India a modest total of 159 and the tourists overhauled it in 18.5 overs, finishing at 162 for three as captain Rohit ...

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Indian Couple held for killing Uber driver

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested a couple suspected of murdering an Uber driver in order to steal his car. Police said the couple had admitted giving Ram Govind tea laced with a sedative after he drove them to their home in Ghaziabad, a satellite city of New Delhi. They then ...

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India’s Jet grounds four planes after failing to pay lessors

MUMBAI: India’s Jet Airways has grounded four planes after failing to pay lessors, the airline said, in the latest evidence of financial distress at the debt-laden carrier. The airline – India’s second-largest by market share – is buckling under the weight of debts worth $1.1 billion and is urgently seeking ...

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