Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

India: Rohingya have ‘terror’ ties

Demonstrators in New Delhi shout slogans against the killing of Rohingya in Myanmar last week India’s government said on Monday it has evidence showing some Rohingya in the country have ties to “terror organisations” and pose a security threat that justifies a mass deportation of the ethnic group. India’s home ...

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Modi’s govt drop Indira Gandhi’s name from Oxford centre

NEW DELHI: A centre established by Somerville college in the University of Oxford in 2013 with a £3 million grant from India and named after Indira Gandhi has seen the name of the former prime minister dropped after the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014. The Oxford India ...

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China cancels Xi-Modi meet at G20 summit amid border stand-off

BEIJING has cancelled an upcoming bilateral meeting of its President Xi Jinping with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid a stand-off between the troops of both countries near the trisection of China, India and Bhutan borders. Chinese foreign ministry officials on Thursday said the ‘atmosphere’ was ‘not right’ for a ...

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PM Narendra Modi launches commemorative coins and stamps

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released coins and a stamp on Mahatma Gandhi’s spiritual guide, Shrimad Rajchandraji, at the Sabarmati Ashram here. He released a commemorative first-day cover and a stamp of Rs 5 and coins of Rs 150 and Rs 10 denominations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of ...

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Nisar slams US double standards on Kashmir freedom struggle

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said it was a matter of great concern that US administration had started speaking the tone of India, which was not only involved in massive human rights violations in Kashmir but also suppressing Kashmiris legitimate and just movement for the right to self-determination. ...

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Pakistan, India become full SCO members

ASTANA: Asian rivals Pakistan and India formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russia, despite bilateral tensions bubbling over Kashmir. Leaders of the largely symbolic body – including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping – formally signed off on the sub-continent duo’s accession ...

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Mob in India lynches two Muslims over suspected cow theft

GUWAHATI: A mob in India beat to death two Muslims who were accused of trying to steal cows for slaughter, police said on Monday, the latest incident in a surge of violence blamed on hardline Hindu groups. Some Hindu groups are demanding a ban on the slaughter of cows, which ...

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Indian steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal calls on PM Nawaz in secrecy

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Amid diplomatic tiff between Pakistan and India over Kulbhushan Jhadav, the secret arrival of an Indian delegation led by business tycoon Sajjan Jindal and their unannounced meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz in Murree has stirred a political storm in the post-Panama verdict mess. While rumours were rife of ...

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MQM-Pakistan rejects Altaf’s appeal to Modi

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan MQM-Pakistan leader Farooq Sattar condemned and reject the statement of MQM-London Leader Altaf Hussain on requesting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help the Mujahirs. In a statement issued, the committee said that such statements intend to question the patriotism of Mujahirs. While talking to media in Lahore, MQM-Pakistan ...

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