Wednesday, 21 August 2019

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Indian police raid Amnesty office over ‘foreign fund violations’

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International on Friday accused the Indian government of seeking to “instill fear” among rights groups after police raided one of its offices over alleged violations of foreign funding rules. Enforcement Directorate investigators searched the Amnesty office in the southern city of Bangalore for several hours on Thursday. ...

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Israel wins $777m Indian missile defence order

JERUSALEM: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said it had won a $777 million (680 million euro) order from India to buy defence systems for its navy. The deal with India’s state-owned Bharat Electronics Limited to supply the marine version of the Barak 8 air and missile defence system for seven more ...

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Sharma, Kohli help India trounce West Indies in first ODI

MUMBAI: India overpowered the West Indies by eight wickets in the first one-day international in Guwahati. The visitors made 322/8 in 50 overs with Shannon Hetmeyer making 106 runs from 78 balls with the help of six boundaries and six maximums. Kieron Powell scored 51 runs while skipper Jason Holder ...

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Amir reveals tactic behind Kohli’s wicket in Champions Trophy final

MUMBAI: Mohammad Amir played a crucial role in Pakistan’s 180-run victory in the 2017 Champions Trophy over arch-rivals India. The left-arm speedster ripped apart the Indian top order dismissing the troika of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli to make things easy for Sarfraz Ahmed and co. Speaking on ...

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It’s difficult being a woman in India: Soha Ali Khan

BOLLYWOOD: The #MeToo movement is making headlines for all the right reasons, with seemingly-forgotten horror-stories surfacing after decades. As more and more people share their personal experiences, actor Soha Ali Khan calls it a welcome change. “It’s wonderful that women are speaking out. Sometimes, it is difficult being a woman ...

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Umesh Yadav helps seal 2-0 Windies series sweep

HYDERABAD: Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed a match haul of 10 wickets to lead India to a series sweep against the West Indies with a win inside three days in the second Test. The hosts chased down their 72-run target in just 16.1 overs in an extended final session to win ...

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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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