Friday, 22 September 2017

Tag Archives: India

Indian troops in Doklam leave ese territory: foreign ministry

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BEIJING: The Chinese foreign ministry confirmed Monday that India has removed its trespassing troops from China’s territory on the Doklam Plateau. “On the afternoon of August 28, the Indian side has pulled back all the trespassing personnel and equipment to the Indian side of the boundary and the Chinese personnel ...

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Who are the key players in Afghanistan?

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By James Griffiths Like two US Presidents before him, Donald Trump has a plan to win the United States’ longest-running war. In a long-awaited speech this month, Trump made it clear the US will remain a major actor in Afghanistan for years to come – doubling down on the conflict ...

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India beat Sri Lanka to clinch ODI series

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PALLEKELE: Rohit Sharma once again showed his class in the limited overs format with a stylish unbeaten 124 as India took an unassailable 3-0 lead with a six-wicket victory in the third ODI, which was marred by unruly crowd behaviour. Sensing another meek surrender from the home team, the crowd ...

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Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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KATHMANDU: The death toll from monsoon floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years. All three countries suffer frequent flooding during the June-September monsoon season, but international aid agencies say ...

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32 dead after Indian guru’s rape conviction triggers riots

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PANCHKULA:  Violent protests erupted in India on Friday, killing at least 32 people, after a court convicted a self-styled “godman” of raping two women, angering thousands of his supporters who said he was innocent, police and officials said. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the head of a social welfare and spiritual ...

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India beat Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

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PALLEKELE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar anchored India’s chase after a stunning batting collapse as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by three wickets in the second one-day international. Leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya returned career-best figures of 6-54 to make India stutter at 131-7 while chasing a Duckworth-Lewis revised target ...

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Pakistan’s Chairman Senate warns US like Vietnam, Cambodia situation

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani reacting over the statement of US warned Vietnam and Cambodia like situation over any misadventure. The chairman said, “Pakistan people have quality and custom like Vietnam and Cambodia, if President of US wants that Pakistan should be graveyard of American army, then we will welcome ...

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Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful, Indian court rules

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NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional. The five senior judges of different faiths deliberated for three months before issuing an order in response to petitions from seven Muslim women who had been divorced through the practice ...

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Sri Lanka coach slams selection policy after defeat

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket coach, Nick Pothas, has blamed outside interference for a string of poor performances, saying frequent changes to the selection line-up had made his job ‘very difficult’. Pothas hit out after Sri Lanka, who suffered a 3-0 Test whitewash at home last week, went down to India ...

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India: 23 killed, 64 injured in train crash

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NEW DELHI: At least 23 passengers were killed and 64 others were injured after an express train derailed in north India, as rescuers battle to free people trapped in the wreckage, according to media reports. “Twenty-three people have died and 64 others are injured in the accident. Rescue and relief ...

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