Sunday, 20 October 2019

Tag Archives: India

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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Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar to visit Karachi for Kaifi Azmi festival

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Shabana Azmi and her husband, a renowned poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar, will visit Karachi to attend a literary festival this month, which will pay tribute to Shabana’s father, Kaifi Azmi. The conference will be held at the Karachi Arts Council from February 23 to 24, a ...

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New Zealand beat India by 80 runs in first Twenty20

WELLINGTON: An aggressive 84 by Tim Seifert set up an 80-run win for New Zealand against India in their opening Twenty20 international against India in Wellington on Wednesday. After being sent into bat, New Zealand made 219 for six with Seifert’s career best innings including seven fours and six sixes. ...

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Kashmir conference held in British Parliament

LONDON: All parties parliamentary group on Pakistan held international conference on Kashmir in the British parliament on the eve of Kashmir Solidarity Day The Kashmir conference was attended by all parties from Pakistan and UK. More than three dozen were MPs in attendance including AJK President and opposition leaders. Dozens ...

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US fake university sting angers India

WASHINGTON: India has made a diplomatic protest to the US after 129 Indian students were arrested for enrolling in a fake university. The University of Farmington, advertised as based in Michigan state, was run by undercover agents from the Department of Homeland Security to expose “pay-to-stay” immigration fraud. Prosecutors say ...

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7 people die in train mishap in eastern India

BIHAR: At least Seven people were killed and several others injured when a train derailed in India’s eastern state of Bihar early on Sunday. According to official sources, the Delhi-bound train derailed in the Vaishali district of Bihar state when the driver of the ill-fated train was trying to change ...

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