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Terror, H-1B, Iran oil to top agenda of Jaishankar-Pompeo meet

Terror, H-1B, Iran oil to top agenda of Jaishankar-Pompeo meet

New Delhi, Jun 25: Terrorism, H1B visas, trade and the situation arising out of US sanctions on buying oil from Iran, will be among a host of issues on the table when External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds talks with his American counterpart Mike Pompeo on Wednesday. The US Secretary of State’s visit starting Tuesday […]

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India-Pakistan clash over Nizam of Hyderabad funds in UK

India-Pakistan clash over Nizam of Hyderabad funds in UK

London, Jun 25: A decades-old legal dispute between India and Pakistan over around 35 million pounds belonging to the Nizam of Hyderabad at the time of Partition in 1947 and deposited in a London bank account has reached an important stage in the UK High Court. The Nizam’s descendants, Prince Mukarram Jah – the titular […]

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NCP Member raises issue of lynching in Rajya Sabha

NCP Member raises issue of lynching in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, June 25: The issue of lynching figured prominently in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with NCP member Majeed Memon attacking the government for increase in such incidents. He sought to know how the Muslim youth could be living in constant fear trust and whether the 21 crore Muslims were getting the right to life […]

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Pak court acquits PTI leader, but rejects plea filed by PPP leader in graft case

Pak court acquits PTI leader, but rejects plea filed by PPP leader in graft case

Islamabad, Jun 25:  An accountability court Tuesday acquitted Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Babar Awan but turned down acquittal appeal filed by former prime minister and senior Pakistan People’s Party leader Raja Pervez Ashraf in a corruption case. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had named a total of seven accused, five of whom had earlier filed bail […]

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Return 'our old India'; keep your 'New India' where humans are afraid of humans: Azad

Return 'our old India'; keep your 'New India' where humans are afraid of humans: Azad

New Delhi, June 24: Tearing into the BJP-led, government, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Monday said under the ‘New India’, humans are afraid of humans, those glorifying killers of Mahatma Gandhi are in the ruling party and hatred and lynchings are at its peak. Speaking on the motion of thanks to the President’s address in […]

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Disclosure of Lavasa's dissent note may 'endanger life or physical safety' of individual: EC

Disclosure of Lavasa's dissent note may 'endanger life or physical safety' of individual: EC

New Delhi, Jun 24: The EC has refused to disclose under the RTI Act the dissent notes of its Commissioner Ashok Lavasa on decisions pertaining to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speeches which were alleged to have violated model code, saying it was exempted information which may “endanger the life or physical safety” of an individual. […]

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Pakistan gets USD 3 billion bailout from Qatar

Pakistan gets USD 3 billion bailout from Qatar

Islamabad/Doha, Jun 24: Cash-strapped Pakistan on Monday secured a bailout package of USD 3 billion from oil-rich Qatar, a day after Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad concluded his visit to Islamabad and agreed to cooperate in the fields of trade, anti-money laundering and curbing terror financing. The Gulf state is the fourth nation that has […]

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3 al-Qaeda militants killed in Pak

3 al-Qaeda militants killed in Pak

Karachi, Jun 24: Three al-Qaeda militants, including a top leader of the terror group, were killed on Monday during a raid by the counter-terrorism officials at their hideout in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi. According to a senior police official, counter-terrorism and intelligence officials carried out a raid at Khuda Baksh Goth near the […]

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar formally joins BJP

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar formally joins BJP

New Delhi, June 24:  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday in the presence of party working president J P Nadda. Jaishankar, a career diplomat and a former foreign secretary, was inducted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his government as external affairs minister. He was sworn in as a Cabinet […]

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Funding not a constraint for defence preparedness: Rajnath

Funding not a constraint for defence preparedness: Rajnath

New Delhi, Jun 24: Funding will not come in the way of the country’s defence preparedness and there will be no compromise on it, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh assured the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Replying to queries during Question Hour, the minister said the government will not allow any compromise on the defence preparedness due […]

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