Thursday, 21 June 2018

Tag Archives: India

Indian child protection officers held in trafficking probe

LONDON: Two child protection officers have been arrested for alleged links with a trafficking gang that ran illegal adoption centres in eastern India selling children to foreign couples, police said on Saturday. Investigators said children aged between six months and 14 years were sold in illegal adoptions to couples from ...

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Gurmehar’s silent battle for peace

IT is not unlikely that Gurmehar Kaur or her mother has read Sahir Ludhianvi’s anti-war poetry. It is also possible they have read Charles Sumner’s views on human strife. Gurmehar echoes an earnest sentiment of the legendary Massachusetts senator who endured physical assault from rivals to oppose the politics of ...

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Is this my reward for exposing corruption: BSF jawan asks Modi

NEW DELHI: Border Security Force (BSF) constable Tej Bahadur Yadav in a fresh video has alleged that he is being “mentally tortured” and that posting the first video was his attempt to bring to light the alleged corruption in his organisation. Yadav came into the limelight with his video on ...

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Rabi Pirzada: Bollywood films just promote crime

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

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

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

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

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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