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AI grounds director ops for failing in pre-flight alcohol test

AI grounds director ops for failing in pre-flight alcohol test

Mumbai, Nov 11:  National carrier Air India grounded its Director (Operations) Captain A K Kathpalia on Sunday after he allegedly failed in a pre-flight alcohol test, a senior airline official said. Capt Kathpalia was to operate the Air India’s AI-111 flight to London from New Delhi on Sunday afternoon. He was earlier also grounded for […]

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Build Ram Temple in Ayodhya, let Muslims live in peace: Minorities panel chief

Build Ram Temple in Ayodhya, let Muslims live in peace: Minorities panel chief

New Delhi, Nov 11:  National Commission for Minorities chief Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi Sunday said Ram temple must be built in Ayodhya so that Muslims can live peacefully and respectfully. Rizvi also stressed that the dispute should be resolved soon to help strengthen ties between communities. Some Muslim organisations had sought the panel’s intervention in the […]

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Shahbaz Sharif’s physical remand extended for 14 days

Shahbaz Sharif’s physical remand extended for 14 days

Lahore: An accountability court in Lahore on Saturday extended the physical remand of Leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif until November 24. Sharif was produced before court today for a hearing of the Ashiana-i-Iqbal scandal following the expiration of his transit remand. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had requested the court to extend by 15 […]

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Mild earthquake hits Kutch in Gujarat

Mild earthquake hits Kutch in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Nov 10:  An earthquake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale jolted Gujarat’s Kutch district on Saturday afternoon, an official said. No casualty or damage to property was reported in the mild-intensity quake. “An earthquake of 3.1 intensity was felt at 12.57 pm with its epicentre at 14 km north north-west of Bhachau in the district,” […]

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Myanmar Def College delegation visits Fort William

Myanmar Def College delegation visits Fort William

Kolkata, Nov 10:  A 38-member Myanmar delegation led by Major General Myat Kyaw, Commandant of National Defence College, Myanmar visited Eastern Command headquarters at Fort William here Saturday, a Defence spokesman said. The delegation members were updated on various dimensions of operational environment of Eastern Command including aspects of multilateral initiatives of military to military […]

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All 120 Pakistani Zaireen stranded at Baghdad airport return safely: FO

All 120 Pakistani Zaireen stranded at Baghdad airport return safely: FO

Islamabad: Pakistani Zaireen, who were stranded at the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq for the last two days — some even longer — have returned to Pakistan safely, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal shared on Twitter on Saturday. Welcoming the Zaireen back, Dr Faisal said that an inquiry was being initiated against the […]

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EC seeks names for Mizoram CEO’s post

EC seeks names for Mizoram CEO’s post

New Delhi, Nov 10 :  The Election Commission Saturday initiated the process of finding an alternative to Mizoram chief electoral officer who is facing a massive agitation for his ouster by a conglomerate of civil society and student organisations. A Commission spokesperson said that in a meeting held here Saturday, the poll panel has “only […]

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India slams Pak for expressing concern over deployment of INS Arihant

India slams Pak for expressing concern over deployment of INS Arihant

New Delhi, Nov 9 :  India Friday hit back at Pakistan for expressing concern over the recent deployment of nuclear submarine INS Arihant, saying the comments come from a country for whom the “tenet of responsibility” does not exist. Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, at a media briefing Thursday, said: “This development marks the […]

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2,714 people killed in 409 US drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004: Report

2,714 people killed in 409 US drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004: Report

Islamabad, Nov 9:  The US has carried out a total of 409 drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004, killing 2,714 people and injuring 728 others, a media report said on Friday. The attacks over the years have targeted the areas of Bajaur, Bannu, Hangu, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Nushki, Orakzai, and South Waziristan, […]

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2,714 people killed in 409 US drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004: Report

2,714 people killed in 409 US drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004: Report

Islamabad, Nov 9:  The US has carried out a total of 409 drone attacks in Pakistan since January 2004, killing 2,714 people and injuring 728 others, a media report said on Friday. The attacks over the years have targeted the areas of Bajaur, Bannu, Hangu, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Nushki, Orakzai, and South Waziristan, […]