Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: India

China warns India not to harbor illusions in border stand-off

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BEIJING: China’s defense ministry warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share ...

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 Cricket World Cup final defeat

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then ...

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Our soldiers won’t be patient forever, says China

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As the standoff between India and China at Doka La enters its second month, Beijing appears to be running out of patience. In a closed-door meeting last week, Chinese officials told foreign diplomats that the Chinese Army has been waiting patiently since the standoff started but they will not do ...

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Australia quietly makes first uranium shipment to India

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SYDNEY: Three years after signing a civilian nuclear supply treaty, the Federal Government confirmed overnight the first shipment of Australian uranium has left for India. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop provided little detail about the inaugural sale, saying only that it was subject to commercial negotiations. The supply deal with India, ...

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Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Murali Vijay

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MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan has been named as replacement for Murali Vijay in the squad for Test series in Sri Lanka starting July 26. The Virat Kohli-led Team India departs for a full-fledged tour consisting three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20 International on July 19. “The All-India Senior Selection ...

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Dhoni’s inputs made captaincy easier for Virat Kohli: Rahane

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MUMBAI: Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane is in the spotlight after emerging as India’s highest run-getter in the West Indies ODI tour. Despite not being given much of an opportunity in the ICC Champions Trophy in June in England, the Mumbai batsman proved he can deliver when needed as his batting ...

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Can’t punish Vijay Mallya in absentia: Supreme Court

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said that it cannot punish Vijay Mallya, former chairman of defunct Kingfisher Airlines, in absentia for contempt of court over not faithfully and fairly disclosing his assets to the top court and instead asked the central government to take all steps to produce ...

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Ranatunga claims 2011 World Cup final against India was fixed

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COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday demanded an investigation into the country´s 2011 World Cup final defeat by India amid allegations of match fixing. Ranatunga, 53, in a video posted on his Facebook page, said he was shocked by Sri Lanka´s six-wicket defeat in the final at ...

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Muslim family assaulted, robbed on board train in India

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MUMBAI: A family of Muslims were brutally attacked and robbed on Wednesday in the Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh, India while on-board a train, The Hindu reported. According to a member of the family, Shakir, the men identified the family as Muslim after they noticed veil-clad women accompanying them on ...

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