Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: India

Where exactly does Britain’s £12.2bn foreign aid go?

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LONDON: Britain is a significant contributor to helping developing countries. In 2015, for the third year running, the government met its commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on foreign aid, with the official budget rising to £12.2bn. However, it has become a politically divisive issue, with ...

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Billings’ 93 helps England hunt down 305

Sam Billings gears up for a reverse sweep, India A v England XI, Mumbai. MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan and Yuvraj Singh scored half-centuries, and the relatively less-heralded Ambati Rayudu scored a hundred. But, the magic the crowd thirsted for had to be conjured by the man they had assembled in large ...

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Pregnant woman pushed off moving train, loses right hand

Malda: A 36-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly pushed off a moving train by her boyfriend in West Bengal’s Malda district, India. severing her right hand and placing her life in a critical condition. According to a report in Indian media, Asha (name changed) was found profusely bleeding along the tracks ...

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Dozens arrested after immigration raids of nail bars

LONDON: Dozens of people have been arrested in a crackdown on nail bars suspected of committing immigration offences. A total of 97 people were arrested, while businesses were warned they could face fines of up to £20,000 per illegal worker. Some 14 people were also identified as potentially being at risk of ...

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150 million Indians at mental health risk: report

LONDON: Did you consider yourself more mentally fit than everyone else and laugh at suggestions that anyone could have a mental problem? You could be seriously wrong. A report prepared by the premier National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (Nimhans) reveals that nearly 150 million Indians, aged 13 and ...

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Indian police arrest four over US woman’s gang-rape

NEW DELHI: Indian police on Monday arrested four men accused of drugging and raping an American tourist at a five-star hotel in New Delhi earlier this year, an officer said. The woman told police that she was part of a tour group visiting India in April when her local guide ...

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Making India beg for its own money

Narendra Modi’s arbitrary and unprecedented trashing of 86 percent of high denomination notes has not just brought the world’s fastest growing economy to a grinding halt, it has also landed a billion people in a tizzy, sending them on an endless chase for a fistful of notes. India’s worst enemies ...

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Kashmir was neither, nor will be part of India: Pro India former CM

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pro-India National Conference (NC) Patron, Dr Farooq Abdullah has said that Kashmir was neither, nor it will be an integral part of India. Dr Farooq Abdullah addressing party workers, said, “Our young generations know what India did in Kashmir which is why the youth are today on roads ...

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