Friday, 22 November 2019

Tag Archives: India

Pakistan tells UN won’t be ‘scapegoat’ in Afghan war

  NEW YORK: Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan’s bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbasi did not explicitly criticize US President Donald Trump’s new strategy on Afghanistan but made clear his displeasure with ...

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India girl raped by teachers, critical after abortion

MUMBAI: A teenager in India who was allegedly raped by two school staff over a three-month period is in critical condition after being forced to have an abortion. Doctors told, she has suffered brain damage. Police have arrested the director of her school and a teacher in the northern state ...

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Political reporter beaten to death in India

TRIPURA: A reporter covering political unrest in India’s north-east was beaten to death during violent clashes, officials have said, two weeks after the high-profile murder of another prominent journalist. Shantanu Bhowmick was set upon with sticks as he reported on violence on Wednesday between warring political factions and police outside ...

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Pakistan developed short nuclear weapons to counter Indian Cold Start doctrine

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said Pakistan has a fully secure, reliable and robust nuclear command and control system under a full civilian oversight. He was responding to questions after a talk here at the Council for Foreign Relations. He said Pakistan is a responsible nuclear state and has a track record ...

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Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated India’s biggest dam, ignoring warnings from environmental groups that hundreds of thousands of people will lose their livelihoods. Modi dedicated the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the people of India on Sunday. The project was an “engineering miracle” and a “symbol of India’s ...

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All-rounder Pandya stars in rain-hit India win

CHENNAI: All-rounder Hardik Pandya starred with the bat and ball to help India defeat Australia by 26 runs in the rain-hit opening one-day international in Chennai on Sunday. Chasing a revised target of 164 in 21 overs, the visitors were frustrated by wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav who ...

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MS Dhoni Is GOAT, Says Shoaib Malik

MUMBAI/LAHORE: When it comes to cricket, or any other sport, the on-field rivalries are left aside and the contestants largely hold one another in high regard for their abilities. India and Pakistan have been at each other the cricket field for decades, but all the hostility is restricted to the ...

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Virat Kohli Called A ‘SWEEPER’ By Australian Journalist

SYDNEY: The World XI tour will commence later this evening at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Fans are desperately waiting for the first ball to be delivered which will mark a return of quality cricket in Pakistan after a gap of 8 years. There have been a lot of discussions ...

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We Need Dhoni In 2019 World Cup: Ravi Shastri

MUMBAI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri heaped high praise on former India captain and limited-overs wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and dismissed doubts about his international future, saying that the team management cannot even think of removing the Ranchi stalwart, considering his current form and fitness. Dhoni, who scored 162 ...

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Amnesty urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately. Amnesty International also criticized Indian authorities for failing to support those ...

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