Thursday, 18 July 2019

Tag Archives: India

UK-India step up drive against illegal medicines

LONDON: After large quantities of unlicenced medicines sourced from India were recentlyseized in the United Kingdom, authorities of the two countries have enhanced intelligence-sharing and are focusing on regions suspected of sending such consignments to the Britain and Europe. India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recently seized 350,000 tablets of ...

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Indian employee held for leaking ‘Brahmos’ missile secrets to Pakistan

NAGPUR: A man employed with the Defence Research and Development Organisation was detained on Monday on suspicion of leaking sensitive details about the nuclear-capable Brahmos cruise missile to Pakistan, reported India Today. The DRDO employee was detained on charges of suspicion and is currently being questioned. Sources said that some ...

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Indian Jeweller Nirav Modi sold fake diamonds to Canadian national

TORONTO: Jeweller Nirav Modi, who is wanted in a multi-crore banking fraud in India, allegedly sold fake diamond rings to a Canadian national that cost him US$200,000, his girlfriend and also pushed him into depression. Paul Alfonso, who had no clue Modi was involved in a US$2 billion fraud at ...

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US tells India to avoid signing S-400 missile deal with Russia

WASHINGTON: The US has urged India to forgo its proposed deal to buy the S-400 missile defence system from Russia, warning that the deal could attract American sanctions. New Delhi and Kremlin are expected to announce the deal this week during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two-day visit to India starting ...

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US, China look on as Putin seeks India arms deals

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India on Thursday looking to tie up billions of dollars in arms deals with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, likely irking the US, China and Pakistan in one fell swoop. The Kremlin said before the two-day visit that the “key feature” would be the ...

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Bangladesh look to shock India in Asia Cup final

DUBAI: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza called on his players to ignore the absence of veteran stars Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan when they face defending champions India in today’s (Friday) Asia Cup final. Bangladesh upset Pakistan by 37 runs in the last Super Four match in Abu Dhabi to ...

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Shoaib Akhtar schools Indian journalist over mocking attempt

NEW DELHI: Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has schooled an Indian journalist after she tried to mock the Pakistan cricket team over its defeat against India in the Asia Cup. In a video making rounds over the internet, Akhtar tells the anchorperson to speak to him with respect after she ...

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Was raped at 16 but remained silent: Padma Lakshmi

HOLLYWOOD: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi recently talked about being sexually assaulted to explain why women choose to remain silent about their ordeal. In an op-ed in the New York Times, the American author shares details about being sexually assaulted at the age of seven and raped by her then-boyfriend ...

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Afghanistan, India tie Asia Cup thrilling match

DUBAI: Afghanistan pulled off a sensational tie off the penultimate ball against India in the Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup in Dubai on Tuesday. Mohammad Shahzad’s 124 lifted Afghanistan to 252-8 in 50 overs while India were all out in 49.5 overs with the scores level. Title ...

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Pakistan claims Rafale is why India called off key meet

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan jumped into the Rafale deal controversy by hinting at that being the “real” reason for the Modi administration to cancel the meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session. Speaking exclusively to ...

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