Sunday, 21 October 2018

Tag Archives: India

Mehbooba says Pak-India dialogue only option to end Kashmir violence

SRINAGAR: An official in Indian Kashmir has called on Pakistan and India to resume dialogue, which she says is the only solution to the 70-year-old dispute between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Mehbooba Mufti , chief minister of Indian Kashmir , Sunday made an appeal to Islamabad and New Delhi to ...

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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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Ravindra Jadeja down with ‘viral illness’

CAPE TOWN: India left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja could be a doubtful starter for the first Test against South Africa, which begins Friday in Cape Town. Jadeja has been suffering from ‘viral illness’ for the last two days, according to a BCCI release. He will be taken to hospital for treatment, ...

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Ex-Indian army officer kills six with iron rod

NEW DELHI: A former army lieutenant bludgeoned six people to death with an iron rod in a killing spree that sparked panic in a northern Indian city. Naresh Dhankar, 45, began his murder rampage in a hospital in Palwal then walked the city’s streets picking victims at random, police said. ...

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Indian man commits suicide due to persistent hair fall

BENGALURU: A software engineer in India committed suicide on Sunday after no one could solve his persistent hair loss problem. Police identified the victim as 27-year-old R Mithun Raj, who was working in a software company in Bengaluru. Mithun killed himself by hanging. He committed the act in his room, from ...

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Pakistan tops list of world’s best travel destination for 2018

LONDON: British Backpacker Society describes it as ‘one of the friendliest countries on earth’ Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”. ...

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Raees is Twitter’s most talked film of 2017

BOLLYWOOD Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Pakistani debutante Mahira Khan’s Raees was the most talked about Bollywood film of 2017 on Twitter, with Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai securing the second place, reveals a report. According to Twitter India’s annual ranking list, Raees was the most talked about Hindi film in 2017 based ...

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Pakistan has done enough for everyone, will not do more: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The chief military spokesman on Thursday chose not to respond to the allegations levelled by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif that the army was involved in his ouster. At a media briefing, Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) refused to answer a ...

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Surveen Chawla ties the knot in a secret wedding

BOLLYWOOD: Even as India is fixated with the wedding of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, actor Surveen Chawla quietly announced her marriage on social media. The actor shared a photo with husband Akshay Thakker on her Twitter page. She wrote with the photo, “And just like that, right in the ...

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