Friday, 16 April 2021

Tag Archives: India

US climate envoy Kerry praises but prods coal-hungry India

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. File/AFP US climate envoy John Kerry has praised India as a “world leader” in renewable energy but said during a visit to the fossil fuel-dependent nation that the globe needs to phase out coal faster. India is the world’s third-biggest emitter of ...

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India great Kapil Dev stable after angioplasty

NEW DELHI: Cricket great Kapil Dev, who captained India to their 1983 World Cup triumph, is stable after undergoing an emergency coronary angioplasty having suffered chest pain, according to a hospital statement. The 61-year-old former India captain was admitted after midnight at the Delhi hospital and underwent the procedure in ...

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Floods kill 60 in India, damage crops

MUMBAI: Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes of western and southern India have killed at least 60 people since Wednesday and damaged rice, cotton and other crops worth billions of rupees, officials said. The worst affected state was Telangana, where excessive unseasonal rainfall on Wednesday ...

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Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar Drinks Cow Urine Daily

BOLLYWOOD star Akshay Kumar has revealed that he drinks cow urine daily, joining a growing number of Indians who believe it has medicinal benefits – including against the coronavirus. Kumar is considered a staunch supporter of Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of Dollars for ...

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India behind high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mooed Yusuf revealed that India was involved in at least four high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan, saying that Islamabad had “proof to the T” of New Delhi’s involvement. In an interview to veteran Indian journalist Karan Thapar for The Wire, Yusuf said ...

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At UN, Pakistani leader calls India a sponsor of hate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assailed India’s Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir, calling India a state sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Islam. Khan said at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders that Islamophobia rules India and threatens the ...

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