Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

UK PM announces 1 billion pounds trade deals with India

PTI LONDON/NEW DELHI – Ahead of the virtual summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (May 4, 2021), British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced one billion pounds of trade deals that include an investment of 240 million pounds by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII).  Boris Johnson said, ...

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Thousands protest in Bangladesh after deadly clashes

DHAKA – Thousands of people demonstrated in Bangladesh, a day after clashes between police and hardline Islamist protestors against a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left five dead. The violence, which began Friday at the main mosque in the capital Dhaka, rocked several key districts in the Muslim-majority ...

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Imran Khan thanks everyone for good wishes for recovery from Covid

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is self-isolating after contracting coronavirus, thanked everyone for their good wishes and prayers on Sunday. “I want to thank everyone in Pakistan and abroad for their good wishes and prayers for the quick recovery of the first lady and I from Covid 19,” ...

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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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Pakistan unveils new map, claims all of Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: The government of Pakistan has exercised its executive authority by formally laying claim to the disputed Himalayan territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a new political map, experts said on Wednesday, adding that the move was in line with the country’s decades-old position on Kashmir since it had ...

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Indian Kashmir under curfew ahead of ‘black day’ anniversary

SRINAGAR: Thousands of Indian troops imposed a curfew in Kashmir on Tuesday, with razor wire and steel barricades blocking main roads a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of the restive region being stripped of its autonomy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed direct rule last August 5, promising peace and ...

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Asia’s largest solar power plant inaugurated in India

REWA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated Asia’s largest 750 MW solar power plant at Rewa in Madhya Pradesh, via video conferencing. “Today, Rewa has really created history. This place has been identified with mother Narmada and white tiger. Now the name of Asia’s largest solar power project ...

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Indian govt rejects Pakistan’s offer to reopen Kartarpur

KARTARPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Indian government has rejected Pakistan’s offer to reopen Kartarpur Corridor on June 29 to mark the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The reaction came after Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said, “Pakistan is preparing to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for all ...

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India’s appeasement policy toward China unravels

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “not in a good mood,” U.S. President Donald Trump recently declared, as he offered to mediate India’s resurgent border conflict with China. After years of bending over backward to appease China, Modi has received yet another Chinese encroachment on Indian territory. Will this be enough to ...

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