Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: India

Six men jailed over Indian child rape

NEW DELHI: Three men have been jailed for life for the rape, torture and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir. Three police officers were found guilty of destroying evidence and sentenced to five years in prison. The victim, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found ...

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Dia Mirza speaks about ban on Pakistani artists

BOLLYWOOD: Actress Dia Mirza points out that the ban on Pakistani stars working in India is detrimental to both parties. Mirza, who in the web series ‘Kaafir’ plays a Pakistani lady, spoke at the launch of the show in Mumbai. “Art always suffers at the hands of fear… but also ...

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Yuvraj Singh announces retirement

MUMBAI: India’s hero during the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj Singh, announced retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday after spending 25 years in and around the 22 yards and almost 17 years of international experience. The Chandigarh-born cricketer captured the imagination of world cricket with his gravity-defying fielding abilities ...

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8 dead in gun battle between rival Indian political parties

NEW DELHI: At least eight persons were allegedly killed and several others injured and missing following a gun battle between West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said on Sunday. At least 18 others were injured in the clashes ...

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India beat Australia by 36 runs in World Cup 2019

India registered 36-run win over Australia in their second match of World Cup 2019 on Sunday. The little bundle of cuteness was present at the London to cheer for our team and her expressions made her go viral on the internet. Men in blue registered their 4th win over Australia ...

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Payal Rohatgi wants India to be a ‘Hindu nation’

NEW DELHI: Indian actress Payal Rohatgi has often been in the headlines for her Twitter rows, be it her fanatic views aimed at glorifying the Indian ritual of ‘Sati’ or the latest demand of hers for India to be the first ‘Hindu’ country on the atlas. Payal has done a ...

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Dhoni hit tons as India overpower Bangladesh

CARDIFF: India bounced back from a disappointing outing in their previous warm-up game with a 95-run victory over Bangladesh in Cardiff. KL Rahul hit a fluent 108 from No.4, before a destructive MS Dhoni smashed a 78-ball 113, which contained seven sixes. India posted 359/7 on Tuesday, 28 May, in ...

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Imran Khan speaks to Modi, hopes to improve ties

Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve ...

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Indian worker accused of raping cows at shelter held on animal cruelty charges

NEW DELHIA labourer is accused of raping five cows at a cattle shelter in India after horrified staff saw the surveillance footage of the incident. The man was arrested after cattle shelter volunteers claimed they saw him committing the perverted acts, in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, writes the Mirror. Shelter workers lay in wait for the offender to return to the ...

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Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition leader and Indian National Congress (INC) party president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the just-concluded 17th general elections. “The BJP and the INC have different ideologies and visions. Modi and the BJP have ...

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