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Govt to provide 100% funding to develop schools, hospitals on waqf properties: Naqvi

Govt to provide 100% funding to develop schools, hospitals on waqf properties: Naqvi

New Delhi, Jun 12 :  All waqf properties across India will be geo-tagged and digitised and the government will provide 100 per cent funding to develop educational institutions and hospitals on such properties for the welfare of society, Union minster Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Wednesday. Naqvi, while chairing the 80th meeting of the Central Waqf […]

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China appoints veteran diplomat Sun Weidong as new envoy to India

China appoints veteran diplomat Sun Weidong as new envoy to India

Beijing, Jun 12 (PTI) China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new envoy to India. Sun, who also served as the ambassador to Pakistan, is currently the Director General of the […]

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Pak court rejects Musharraf's plea to adjourn high treason case

Pak court rejects Musharraf's plea to adjourn high treason case

Islamabad, June 12 :  A special court in Pakistan on Wednesday rejected former military dictator Pervez Musharraf’s plea for adjournment of the hearing of a high treason case against him on medical grounds and decided to conclude the trial even in his absence. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Tahira Safdar also cancelled Musharraf’s right […]

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Pompeo to visit Delhi to advance "incredibly important" ties with India

Pompeo to visit Delhi to advance

Washington, Jun 11 :  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his upcoming visit to New Delhi will be focused on advancing America’s “incredibly important” ties with India which is a significant part of President Donald Trump’s strategy to advance the shared goal of a “free and open” Indo-Pacific region, where China is flexing […]

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MQM founder Altaf Hussain arrested in London

MQM founder Altaf Hussain arrested in London

London, Jun 11 : Pakistan’s Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, living in exile in the UK, was arrested in London on Tuesday in connection with an investigation into a number of anti-state speeches made by him. Scotland Yard said a man aged in his 60s was arrested at an address in north-west London, […]

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Wreckage of AN 32 aircraft found in Arunachal

Wreckage of AN 32 aircraft found in Arunachal

New Delhi, Jun 11 :  The wreckage of the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force was spotted on Tuesday 16 km north of Lipo in Arunachal Pradesh, eight days after it went missing after taking off from Assam’s Jorhat. The aircraft had 13 people on board and the IAF said efforts are on to […]

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Pak court grants anti-graft body 11-day physical remand of Zardari

Pak court grants anti-graft body 11-day physical remand of Zardari

Islamabad, Jun 11 :  Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari was sent on a 11-day physical remand by an accountability court on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested in a multi-million dollar money laundering case. A team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested the 63-year-old co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party from his […]

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Zardari arrested in fake bank accounts case

Zardari arrested in fake bank accounts case

Islamabad, Jun 10 : Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on Monday from his residence here in the fake bank accounts case by the country’s top anti-corruption body, officials said. A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team accompanied by police, including female officials, entered the PPP co-chairman’s house in F-8 sector here after the […]

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Journalists, activists hold march to protest arrest of Kanojia, two others

Journalists, activists hold march to protest arrest of Kanojia, two others

New Delhi, Jun 10 :  A group of journalists and activists held a protest here on Monday over the arrest of scribe Prashant Kanojia and the editor and the head of a Noida-based TV channel by the Uttar Pradesh police, alleging that it is an attack on the freedom of expression. They demanded the immediate […]

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MHA advisory deep-rooted conspiracy by BJP to grab power in oppn-ruled states: TMC

MHA advisory deep-rooted conspiracy by BJP to grab power in oppn-ruled states: TMC

Kolkata, Jun 10 : The Trinamool Congress Monday wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah alleging that the MHA advisory to the West Bengal government is a “deep-rooted conspiracy” by the BJP and an “evil ploy to grab power” in opposition-ruled states. The BJP, however, termed the allegations baseless and claimed that the law-and-order situation […]

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