Friday, 19 July 2019

Tag Archives: India

Indian Christians demand increased security ahead of Christmas

NEW DELHI: The president of the Catholic Church in India has expressed concern over the rising number of attacks against Christians, and has urged the government to ensure their security. “Recent incidents in some states (in India) have created anxiety among Christians,” Cardinal Baselios Cleemis told media He and other ...

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Amazon apologises for call centre worker sent threats to customer

LONDON: Michael Jacobson received five book recommendations including Death, Follow You Home and Suicide’s An Option.. “We have zero tolerance for any misuse of customer data and have apologised to the customer,” Amazon, which offered Mr Jacobson a £50 goodwill gesture, said. “The individual involved no longer works for Amazon,” ...

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Sharma’s 35-ball ton helps India win T20 series

INDORE: Skipper Rohit Sharma equalled the record for fastest Twenty20 century to set up India ‘s 88-run series-clinching win over Sri Lanka in the second match. Sharma ‘s 43-ball 118 steered the hosts to 260-5 and then dismissed Sri Lanka for 172 in 17.2 overs, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead ...

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Pakistan’s GSP Plus arrangements to be maintained by UK post-Brexit

KARACHI: British Deputy High Commissioner Elin Burns, while highlighting the British government’s commitment, said that when UK leaves European Union (EU), Pakistan’s GSP Plus arrangements will be maintained by UK, if not improved. “We will unilaterally agree to put those GSP Plus arrangements in place which is going to be ...

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Sri Lanka have to show some fight: Tharanga

Sri Lanka suffered their worst defeat in T20Is after India crushed them by 93 runs in the series opener and senior batsman Upul Tharanga said the team must show some fight in the remaining matches of the tour. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl on a dew-laden ...

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Pakistan issues visas to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, wife

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has issued visas to the mother and wife of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal confirmed on Twitter. Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi issued the visas to the mother and wife of Commander Jadhav to visit Islamabad to meet him, today. — Dr Mohammad ...

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Noor Jehan was and will remain a Melody Queen: Lata

LAHORE/MUMBAI: “Noor Jehan was and will remain a Melody Queen,” says legendry singer Lata Mangeshkar on the eve of Noor Jehan’s death anniversary. In a detail interview with Magazine, Lata Mangeshkar recalled her first meeting with Madam Noor Jehan which took place in 1943 during the shooting of the film ...

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