Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Tag Archives: India

Indian PM Modi meets Theresa May

British PM Theresa May welcomes PM Modi. (Photo: Reuters) LONDON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at 10 Downing Street in London for a breakfast meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May during which the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, ...

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Police crack down on IPL betting racket

MUMBAI: Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches, as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year. The suspects are accused of running an online betting syndicate from a residence in New Delhi. Nearly all ...

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Child’s Rape and Murder Fuels Religious Tensions in India

Students participate in a candle light procession in protest against the rape and murder of 8-year-old Asifa, in Jammu Kashmir, India, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Channi Anand) SRINAGAR: The girl, just 8 years old, was grazing her family’s ponies on a chilly January day in the forests of the ...

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Asia Cup 2018 shifted from India to UAE

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday moved the venue of the Asia Cup 2018 from India to Dubai citing reservations of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). PCB Chairman Najam Sethi headed the annual meeting of the ACC in Kuala Lumpur, during which it was decided that the ...

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India leads global decline in child marriages: UN

An underaged bride, right, stands with family members during her marriage at a Hindu temple near Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh state, India.. A significant fall in child marriages in South Asia has reduced the rate of marriage for girls globally, the UN children’s agency said Tuesday. (AP/Prakash Hatvalne) NEW DELHI: A ...

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India bids tearful farewell to Bollywood icon Sridevi

BOLLYWOOD: Thousands of heartbroken fans and Bollywood actors paid their last respects to Indian superstar Sridevi Kapoor Wednesday following her shock death from accidental drowning in a Dubai hotel bathtub aged just 54. Huge crowds of mourners – some carrying roses, others holding photos of the late actress – lined ...

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Indians slam Kapil Sharma Performance at PSL, Forgot Zareen Khan

BOLLYWOOD actor and comedian Kapil Sharma is constantly being ridiculed by Indians on social media for extended his support to Peshawar Zalmi in the third season of Pakistan Superior League. They quickly started tweeting and posting about how Sharma is a traitor for cheering for their rival country. Javed Afridi, ...

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India win 3rd T20I against South Africa to clinch series

CAPE TOWN: India quelled a late charge by the South African batsmen to clinch a nail-biting seven-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) here yesterday. Chasing a target of 173 runs, the Proteas could only manage 165/6 in their 20 overs. India have thus won the three-match ...

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Justin Trudeau’s India visit overshadowed

NEW DELHI: Justin Trudeau’s state visit to India has been overshadowed by revelations that a businessman convicted of trying to assassinate an Indian minister in the 1980s was invited to several official events. The week-long tour of the subcontinent has been dogged by suggestions the Canadian prime minister is being ...

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Billionaire jeweler denies involvement in huge Indian bank fraud

NEW DELHI: Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in the country’s largest ever bank fraud, denies allegations leveled against him by Punjab National Bank (PNB), his lawyer said on Tuesday. “There is nothing, there is nothing in it,” Vijay Aggarwal, a lawyer representing Modi, told Reuters, ...

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