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Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

By News Desk The Norwegian Foreign Minister, on Tuesday, called for dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve the Kashmir issue, Radio Pakistan reported. Borge Brende made the comments in response to a motion tabled by leader of the Christian Democratic Party, Knut Arild Hareide on the human rights violations being committed by the Indian forces […]

India bars Pakistan from participating in upcoming Pro Kabaddi League

India bars Pakistan from participating in upcoming Pro Kabaddi League

News Reporter India has barred Pakistani players from taking part in the upcoming Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in which players from 16 countries will participate, Hindustan Timesreported. Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday asserted that no players from Pakistan will be allowed to take part in the upcoming Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) “unless Pakistan […]

India women cricketers blast opening stand record

India women cricketers blast opening stand record

By AFP NEW DELHI:  India openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut put on a record one-day international 320-run partnership as their country routed Ireland. The mammoth stand was the best in women’s cricket and surpassed the men’s ODI record for an opening partnership of 286 between Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga against England […]

India skips China’s Silk Road summit, warns of ‘unsustainable’ debt

India skips China’s Silk Road summit, warns of ‘unsustainable’ debt

  NEW DELHI:  India has not sent an official delegation to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” in Beijing and instead criticized China’s global initiative, warning of an “unsustainable debt burden” for countries involved. Chinese President Xi Jinping is hosting dozens of world leaders and senior officials on Sunday for the country’s biggest diplomatic showcase […]

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

AFP Two Muslim men have died after they were attacked by Indian villagers who suspected them of stealing cows, police said Monday, the latest such attack over the animal Hindus consider sacred. Police in the northeastern state of Assam said they had registered a murder case over the deaths of Abu Hanifa and Riyazuddin Ali […]

‘Randamoozham’: India to produce its most expensive film ever

‘Randamoozham’: India to produce its most expensive film ever

New Delhi (Web Desk)With a budget of $155 million, India is set to make the longest poem ever written into its most expensive film ever. The figure may seem paltry by Hollywood standards, but it is new territory in India, where costs for its highest-budget movies barely skim $25 million. Based on the Sanskrit epic […]

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

By News Desk Rejecting New Delhi’s brouhaha over the death sentencing of an Indian spy, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Saturday that India stands totally exposed on the issue of terror financing and perpetrating subversive acts in Pakistan. A Pakistani military court has recently sentenced Kulbushan Jadhav – an Indian national– to death […]

India says will ‘explore all options’ to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back

India says will ‘explore all options’ to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back

By: Web Desk NEW DELHI: Spokesperson India’s Ministry for External Affairs Gopal Baglay resents that Government of Pakistan has denied over a dozen requests sent by the India seeking consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav – spy who was awarded death sentence in Pakistan a year after arrest over espionage and facilitating terrorism. Addressing a presser on […]

India decries death sentence to RAW agent Yadav in Pakistan

India decries death sentence to RAW agent Yadav in Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Any move to execute an Indian convicted by a Pakistani court-martial of spying would be “premeditated murder”, New Delhi warned Islamabad on Monday. India’s foreign ministry said it had summoned the Pakistan High Commissioner (ambassador) Abdul Basit to protest after Kulbushan Sudhir Jadhav was sentenced to death at a court-martial which was closed to […]

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

DEVAPRIYA ROY The success of Crown on Netflix has shown, yet again, the potential of the British aristocracy – as an idea – to weather in public perception all manner of progressive thinking, anti-imperial or anti-class, post-colonial or post-Church, that would blanket banish them, Sue Townsend-style, to some remote council estate or other. Apparently, the […]

‘Love’ causes more fatalities in India than terror attacks

‘Love’ causes more fatalities in India than terror attacks

PHOTO: AFP News Desk A fairy-tale love story may be every other Indian’s fantasy but in reality, ‘love’ has led to many untimely deaths – even more than terror attacks. In the last 15 years, ‘love’ has been officially cited as the reason behind 38, 585 homicides, 79, 189 suicides, while in 206, 000 cases […]

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