Monday, 19 August 2019

Tag Archives: India

Pilots of India’s Jet Airways defer strike, seek salary dues

NEW DELHI: The pilots’ union of India’s troubled Jet Airways said on Sunday it will give the carrier’s new management two weeks to clear unpaid salaries, deferring its plan to take strike action. Jet has delayed payments to pilots, suppliers and lessors for months and defaulted on loans after racking ...

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Brian Lara hopes for India-Pakistan final at 2019 World Cup

DUBAI: West Indies icon Brian Lara picked India as the favourites entering the 2019 World Cup in England and said he would like to see a repeat of the 2017 Champions Trophy – a final clash between India and Pakistan. While sporting relations between India and Pakistan have reached an all-time low following escalation ...

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India records 2.15m new TB patients in 2018

MUMBAI: India notified 2.15 million new tuberculosis patients in 2018, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has said. The ministry said in a release on Sunday, the World TB Day, that the initiatives taken by the public and private sector have resulted in an increase from 25 percent to ...

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The world’s happiest countries in 2019

HELSINKI: The United Nations published the report on the happiest countries on the eve of the International Happiness Day which is celebrated on March 20 every year. Finland ranked as the world´s happiest country for the second year running while war-torn South Sudan sank to the least contented in The ...

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US revises travel advisory for citizens in India

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has issued a travel advisory for its citizen in India asking them to exercise “increased caution due to crime and terrorism”. The State Department urged US citizens to not travel to Indian-controled Kashmir (IoK) due to “terrorism and civil unrest”. It also urged caution against traveling within ...

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British Asian Trust partners with BT to educate girls in India

LONDON: The three-year tie-up will enable NGOs to provide education, health and skills to half a million teenagers and young women. The British Asian Trust has launched its largest corporate partnership through a three-year tie-up with BT. The programme, which builds on the two organisations’ involvement in an $11m (£8.4m) ...

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Urwa Hocane: Minds can be changed, but not neighbors

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani actress Urwa Hocane has said that minds can be changed but not neighbors, adding that good relations between Pakistan and Indian are vital for peace in the region. In a statement, Urwa urged artists from both sides to play their positive role in de-escalating the tensions. Both countries ...

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China yet again blocks anti-Azhar move at UN

NEW YORK: China on Wednesday put on hold a request by Britain, France and the United States to add to the UN terror blacklist the leader of JeM, diplomats said. This is the fourth time China has blocked India’s bid to designate Azhar as a terrorist in the UNSC. Earlier yesterday, ...

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Australia confident of stunning ODI series win over India

NEW DELHI: Vice-captain Alex Carey said that Australia are confident of sealing what would be a stunning one-day international series victory in India after two wins on the trot. Having been two down to the hosts, Australia bounced back to win the third and fourth ODIs to level the series, ...

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PSL4: Visiting Pakistan has been great, says Samit Patel

KARACHI: Indian players may not be part of Twenty20 leagues around the world, but there are a lucky few who are of the Indian origin and playing in the HBL Pakistan Super League. Samit Rohit Patel is one of them. Patel, though born in Leicester, has roots in India and ...

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