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Indian in UAE helped famed actress Sridevi’s body come home

Ajman (UAE), Feb 28 (AP) Away from the cameras’ flash and the eyes of her millions of fans in India, the actress Sridevi’s body made its way to a simple mortuary in the United Arab Emirates, where one man helped sign out her remains to return home. Listed only as “ASHRAF” on the official paperwork […]

 Press Trust of india

PM dubs Siddaramaiah govt “seeda Rupaiya (money first) sarkar”

PM dubs Siddaramaiah govt “seeda Rupaiya (money first) sarkar”

Davangere (Karnataka), Feb 27 : In a blistering attack on the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dubbed it as “seeda Rupaiya sarkar” (money first) which should not be allowed to continue ‘even for a minute’. “It is now certain that this Karnataka government will go,” he told a BJP farmers’ rally […]

 Press Trust of india

China praises Pak’s counter terrorism efforts

Beijing, Feb 27: China today said global community should shed bias and take an “objective” look at Pakistan’s efforts on counter-terrorism, days after it backed out from supporting its all weather ally at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting which placed Islamabad on terrorist financing watch list. The 37-nation FATF at its plenary meeting […]

 Press Trust of india

Sridevi’s body ‘released’ to family, case closed: Dubai Public Prosecution

Dubai/Mumbai, Feb 27 :  Ending speculation over Bollywood diva Sridevi’s sudden death, the Dubai Public Prosecutors Office today said she accidentally drowned following loss of consciousness and her body “released” to the family after a comprehensive probe. Three days after the actor was found dead in her room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotel, the […]

 Press Trust of india

Shift from “maun Modi to bol Modi”, Cong to PM on PNB scam

Bengaluru, Feb 27: Seeking to get back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi using in own remarks, the Congress today questioned his silence on the PNB scam, and advised him to turn from “maun (silent) Modi to bol (speaking) Modi”. The party said while the “bank fraud” was getting bigger, the prime minister was quiet. “Why […]

 Press Trust of india

  Celebrities slam TV media for sensational reporting on Sridevi’s death

  Mumbai, Feb 27 : TV media’s frantic reporting over the death of veteran actor Sridevi has angered Bollywood celebrities and her fans, who have called the coverage “graceless” and “insensitive”. Celebrities such as Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar criticised the TV channels for suggesting various conspiracy theories on the cause of her death. Farhan […]

 Press Trust of india

Shahbaz Sharif becomes interim chief of ruling PML-N

Lahore, Feb 27 : Shahbaz Sharif was unanimously elected as interim president of Pakistan’s ruling PML-N today while his elder brother and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif was made the beleaguered party’s ‘Quaid’ (top leader) for life time. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) elected its new head days after the Supreme Court disqualified 68-year-old Nawaz […]

 Press Trust of india

Sohrabuddin Sheikh case has claimed another judge: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Feb 27 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi today raked up the Sohrabuddin Sheikh case saying it has claimed yet another judge, after the pleas in the matter were assigned to a new single-judge bench of the Bombay High Court. He also cited media reports that the judge hearing the case has been replaced,  […]

 Press Trust of india

AIMPLB plans silent march against triple talaq legislation

Jaipur, Feb 27:Terming the triple talaq legislation as “defective”, the All India Muslim Personal Law board today demanded the Centre withdraw it in the interest of Muslim women. The board also announced a silent march of Muslim women will be taken out here tomorrow in support of its demands. “It is a totally defective bill […]

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Pakistan to attend WTO talks in New Delhi upon Indian invitation: report

Pakistan to attend WTO talks in New Delhi upon Indian invitation: report

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Minister of Commerce Pervaiz Malik will attend an informal WTO ministerial meeting taking place in New Delhi on March 19-20, The Indian Express reported Monday. Quoting unnamed diplomatic sources, the newspaper said the Pakistani side has confirmed the participation of the minister. The invitation comes in the wake of the late-December secret back-channel […]