Thursday, 21 March 2019

Tag Archives: India

Billionaire Ambani risks jail over missed Ericsson payments

NEW DELHI: India’s top court said Indian industrialist and chairman of Reliance Communications (RCom) Anil Ambani wilfully did not pay 77.3 million U.S. dollars to Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson, thereby holding him guilty of contempt in a case, officials said. “RCom had no intention to abide with the undertakings. ...

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EU MEPs ask India to stop atrocities in Kashmir

BRUSSELS: An overwhelming majority of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) attending a landmark event on the rights situation in occupied Kashmir on Tuesday put their weight behind the recommendations of a United Nations report on the state of human rights in the valley, and called on India to immediately ...

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Kamal Haasan demands a referendum in Kashmir

BOLLYWOOD: As India seethes over the dastardly terror attack in Pulwama that claimed the lives of at least 40 CRPF soldiers, the actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has questioned the Indian government over its reluctance to hold a referendum/plebiscite in the strife-torn Kashmir. “Why isn’t the Indian government holding a referendum in ...

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Death penalty to man who raped 3-year-old girl in India

NEW DELHI: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. According to a lawyer, Additional District Judge (ADJ-1) L. Dubey of Gumla district awarded the death sentence to Bandhan Oraon and slapped a ...

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UN Secretary General urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take immediate steps to defuse tensions and offered to help broker a solution if both sides agree to UN mediation. Pakistan and India have been locked in a diplomatic clash following a suicide attack on ...

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Terrorists exist in India too: Akshay Kumar

BOLLYWOOD: With war hysteria shoring up in the neighborly India after the Pulwama, Kashmir attack, Akshay Kumar has raised a voice of reason in the midst of war mongers spreading hate. The Khiladi Akshay Kumar was put forward a question by a reporter that whenever terrorism is mentioned Pakistan’s name ...

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Harbhajan Singh calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott

NEW DELHI: Harbhajan Singh has called for India to boycott their World Cup game against Pakistan in June in protest at Pulwama attack which left more than 40 paramilitaries dead. India has accused its arch-rival neighbour of supporting the attack, and amid nationwide calls for reprisals, Singh said: “There is ...

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India ends police protection for Kashmir separatist leaders

Indian authorities withdrew police protection for five separatist leaders in Kashmir on Sunday amid mounting fallout from a suicide bombing that killed 41 soldiers in the disputed region. New Delhi has vowed to retaliate after a van packed with explosives ripped through a convoy transporting 2,500 soldiers across the Indian-administered ...

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Pakistan recalls envoy from New Delhi

ISLAMABAD: In the wake of the Pulwama attack and baseless allegations from New Delhi, which killed at least 44 Indian security personnel in Kashmir, Pakistan on Monday recalled its high commissioner from India. According to the Foreign Office (FO), the envoy has been recalled to Islamabad for ‘consultations’. Suhail Mahmood left ...

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