Tag archive for ‘India’
By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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‘We did not forget, we did not forgive:’ India marks 1 year since attack that killed 40 soldiers & led to Kashmir flare-up

India has unveiled a memorial for the 40 troops killed in a suicide bombing in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir a year ago on Friday. The incident sparked a tense standoff that brought the region to the brink More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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City to host Trump during India visit denies 6-ft WALL is built to ‘hide slums,’ but says height will be reduced

Officials in Ahmedabad, the city to host a welcoming event for US President Donald Trump when he arrives in India, has brushed off reports that a wall, hastily erected along the road from the airport, is to obscure More...

By admin On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Scores of corporate executives, CEOs in India caught up in ‘honey trap’ blackmail operation on gay dating app

At least 50 Indian business executives based in New Delhi were tricked into an elaborate extortion set-up, ‘honey trapped’ on LGBT dating app Grindr and then blackmailed with their own intimate, and often embarrassing, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Big ‘if’: Trump says he ‘looks forward’ to India trip while hinting at new trade deal, despite rocky negotiations

US President Donald Trump has suggested that Washington and New Delhi could strike a long-anticipated trade deal during his upcoming visit to India, but a new pact is far from a foregone conclusion. “He’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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India, Pakistan should brace for ‘TWIN INVASION’ of locusts from Horn of Africa & Iran, UN warns

Giant swarms of locusts may descend on both sides of the India-Pakistani border around spring-summer this year, a UN locust monitor said, amid an unprecedented plague already affecting the black continent. Gargantuan More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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2 of 3 confirmed coronavirus patients in India RECOVERED from deadly illness

After declaring a regional health emergency over the novel coronavirus, two of the three confirmed patients in India’s state of Kerala – the only known cases in the country – seem to have recovered from More...

By admin On Saturday, February 8th, 2020
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More than a dozen killed in fireworks explosion at religious festival in northern India

A religious festival in India’s northern state of Punjab has ended in tragedy as a trolley carrying fireworks was set ablaze and exploded, killing over a dozen people. The blast rocked a “nagar kirtan” More...

By admin On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Airport employee IN BEAR COSTUME scares loitering langurs off airfield in India (VIDEO)

An Indian airport has devised a highly creative – and reportedly effective – method to keep vexatious langurs off their runway: have an employee dress up as a bear and scare them off. An extremely busy international More...

By admin On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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‘Water terrorism’: New Delhi accuses Pakistan of wasting TWICE what India gets under river sharing treaty

India has dismissed Pakistani media insinuations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government seeks to breach a decades-old water sharing treaty between the two countries, accusing Islamabad of covering up its More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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India kickstarts Lord Rama shrine construction instead of mosque on disputed land, after landmark court ruling

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has set up a trust tasked with building a Hindu temple in Ayodhya, after the Supreme Court sided with Hindus against Muslims who wanted to erect a mosque on the More...