Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Tag Archives: India

Rabi Pirzada: Bollywood films just promote crime

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YET another controversy strikes and this time it’s Pakistani actress Rabi Pirzada who seems to have set on a new mission of reviving the dying Pakistani film industry but instead ended up targeting Bollywood. Lahore, which was once considered as the hub of Pakistani entertainment is apparently losing its magic ...

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7-year-old girl sedated, molested by senior girls at school

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NEW DELHI: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly sedated and molested by two senior girl students, repeatedly over the last few months, at her school in west Delhi’s Moti Nagar, police said. One of the accused is a major while the other is a minor, a senior police officer said. The ...

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ICC to fine India for POOR Pune pitch

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DUBAI: Further merit has been added to Steve Smith’s hundred in Pune after the ICC officially reported the Pune pitch as unacceptable. India has been put on notice for the “poor” condition of the wicket and the BCCI is now under intense pressure not to prepare another rank turner for ...

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Sehwag mocks girl for supporting Muslim students’ right to free speech

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NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricket team captain Virender Sehwag trolled a female university student for announcing her support for two Muslim students who were attending an event disrupted by a nationalist party. Gurmehar Kaur expressed solidarity with Umar and Shehla, both students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), after members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi ...

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Forget India, profit from ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan: Barron’s Asia

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JAKARTA: Investors should forget India and instead profit from the ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan along with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Barron’s Asia said. In an article, America’s financial magazine advised investors where profit is to be had through stock investments. It pitched Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as the places to ...

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Pro-Kashmir UK Pakistani MEP denied official visa to visit India

LONDON: A British Pakistani parliamentarian has been barred from official India visit over his support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir. Amjad Bashir, who is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, told this scribe on Tuesday that he has been effectively banned from a European Parliament delegation to ...

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India uses excessive repression in Kashmir: Amnesty International

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LONDON: Repression in Kashmir features prominently in the Amnesty International’s 2016-17 report, claiming that the Indian authorities are using repressive laws to curb freedom of expression and silence critical voices. The Amnesty report, which was released the other day said that the Indian forces used unnecessary or excessive force against ...

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Top diplomat says India doesn’t need British foreign aid

LONDON: India’s top diplomat has told Britain that his country does not want to receive UK taxpayer-funded cash handouts and never asked for this financial assistance. YK Sinha, the High Commissioner to Britain, said this weekend that his country had never asked for the estimated £2billion ($2.5 billion) which Britain ...

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Pakistan kills more than 100 militants after Sufi shrine attack

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PAKISTAN killed more than 100 militants in a security crackdown following Thursday’s attack on a shrine that left at least 80 people dead. A suicide bomber blew himself up among devotees at the Sufi shrine in the town of Sehwan. Pakistan has reacted with raids across the country and by ...

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