Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: NEW DELHI

Pakistan recalls envoy from New Delhi

ISLAMABAD: In the wake of the Pulwama attack and baseless allegations from New Delhi, which killed at least 44 Indian security personnel in Kashmir, Pakistan on Monday recalled its high commissioner from India. According to the Foreign Office (FO), the envoy has been recalled to Islamabad for ‘consultations’. Suhail Mahmood left ...

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India busts fake call centre duping Americans

NEW DELHI: Indian police arrested 126 people working for a allegedly fake call centre making up to $50,000 a day by duping US citizens, officials said. India became the global call centre capital in the early 2000s as foreign firms, drawn by an educated and cheaper English-speaking workforce, farmed out ...

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India environmental watchdog fines Delhi over toxic smog

NEW DELHI: India’s environmental watchdog has slapped New Delhi’s government with a $3.5 million fine for failing to enforce rules to reduce smog in the world’s most polluted major city, officials said. The National Green Tribunal penalized the capital administration for its lack of oversight after it emerged some polluting ...

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Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 gang-rape

(FILE PHOTO) NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld death sentences handed down to three men over the gang-rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi in 2012, saying there were no grounds for a review. “The review petition of all the three convicts has been rejected,” AP ...

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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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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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Indian FM warns Pakistan over Kulbhushan death sentence

NEW DELHI: India has strongly reacted over Pakistan’s decision to award death sentence to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Yesterday, Pakistan Army announced that Jadhav, an Indian who confessed to spying for Indian intelligence, will be executed. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured her country’s lawmakers that New Delhi ...

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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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