Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: India

Modi, Moon inaugurate world’s biggest mobile manufacturing factory

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korea President Moon Jae-in inaugurated a Samsung Electronics mobile phone manufacturing facility, billed as the world’s largest, in Noida on Monday. The 35-acre factory would not only generate more jobs but also make India a global export hub, Modi said. “Whenever ...

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Alex Hales leads England to dramatic win over India

(Reuters) Alex Hales made an unbeaten 58 to lead England to a thrilling five-wicket victory over India on Friday that levelled the Twenty20 series at 1-1. The hosts needed 12 runs off the final over, and man-of-the-match Hales blasted the first ball for six to bring up his fifty before ...

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Indian police arrest principal, 5 others in rape of student

PATNA: Police in eastern India have arrested a school principal, two teachers and three students after a teenage girl blamed them and another 13 schoolmates for repeatedly raping her for the last seven months, police said Saturday. Police arrested the six after the girl named the 19 accused in a ...

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Netflix turns to Bollywood to script India growth story

BOLLYWOOD: Netflix Inc premiered its first original series in India in a sheen of Bollywood glitter on Wednesday, upping the stakes in its battle with streaming rival Amazon Prime for a chunk of the country’s more than 1 billion potential viewers. The success of original U.S. shows like “House of ...

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5 Kerala Priests Accused Of Rape

KERALA: Five priests in Kerala are being investigated over allegations that they sexually assaulted a woman for almost 20 years in a cycle of abuse and blackmail. Two of the priests today approached a court for protection from arrest. The woman’s story was exposed when an audio clip of her ...

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India asks WhatsApp to curb spread of false messages

MUMBAI: India has asked Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp messenger to take steps to prevent the circulation of false texts and provocative content that have led to a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country in the past few months. With more than 200 million users in India, WhatsApp’s biggest ...

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Australia Beat India to Win Champions Trophy Final

BREDA: Australia defeated India in the final to win the 37th and last edition of the Champions Trophy Hockey 2018 in Breda, Netherlands. Australia were the superior side in the penalty shootout after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time. History repeated itself as the outcome of the 2018 edition ...

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Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port

HAMBANTOTA: Sri Lanka will move its southern naval command to a port leased to a state-run Chinese firm but China will not use it for military purposes, the prime minister’s office said Saturday. Colombo’s announcement will likely raise fresh concerns in New Delhi over China’s military potentially getting a foothold ...

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48 dead in bus crash in India

MUMBAI: As many as 48 people were killed and another 11 injured when an overcrowded bus spun off a slippery road and fell into a deep ravine in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand on Sunday. The 28-seater bus was carrying 59 passengers, police said, adding a probe will determine ...

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Bring on England, says Virat Kohli after Ireland rout

DUBLIN: Virat Kohli is happy that India are well prepared to take on in-form England when their much-awaited series starts on Tuesday with the first of three Twenty20 Internationals. India completed the formality of a 2-0 win in Ireland on Friday with their biggest ever T20 victory, by 143 runs. ...

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