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India’s rape capital:Eight month-old girl battling for life after being raped

DELHI -AFP – An eight-month-old Indian girl was on Tuesday recovering in hospital after she was raped at her home in Delhi, the latest such case in a country notorious for high levels of sexual violence. The girl’s parents rushed her to hospital after discovering …

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Shiv Sena breaks ties with BJP

MUMBAI: A powerful regional political party has snapped ties with India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of general elections in 2019, a party leader said on Tuesday, ending a nearly three-decade-old alliance based on nationalist ideology. The Shiv Sena, a partner in the governing …

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India not working to isolate Pakistan : Modi

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims that his country is not working to isolate one nation [Pakistan], underlining he will praise any country that takes action against terrorism. In an interview with the Times Now, Modi also claimed that it was wrong perception …

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Israeli PM in India: Promising closer ties with India against Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived here on Sunday for the first visit by an Israeli leader in 15 years, promising closer ties with India against Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke protocol to receive Netanyahu and his wife Sara. The visit marks …

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Indian army chief says he favors ramping up military offensives against Pakistan,IHK

NEW DELHI: Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has threatened to intensify military operations in occupied Kashmir to suppress freedom struggle and to pile up pressure on Pakistan. In an interview with Press Trust of India, General Bipin said he favored ramping up military offensive …

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India orders fresh inquiry into historic Sikh masscare

New Delhi -UNS /AFP: India is to reopen nearly 200 unsolved cases associated with a frenzied massacre of Sikhs in 1984 that left nearly 3,000 dead, mainly in the capital New Delhi. The Supreme Court said Wednesday it would task a new three-member panel with …

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Pakistan regrets non-issuance of visas to devotees by India

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan has regretted the last minute postponement and non-issuance of visas by India for the visit of 192 Pakistani devotees to participate in the Urs of Hazrat Khawaja Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) in Delhi. Spokesperson of foreign office Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a statement …

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12 killed in fire at birthday party in Mumbai

MUMBAI -UNS : At least 12 people died and three were critically injured in a late night fire at a multi-story building in India’s financial capital Mumbai, local authorities said on Friday, reported Reuters. The majority of those killed were women attending a birthday party …

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Sawaraj spits venom after Jadhav met family on humanitarian grounds

NEW DELHI -UNS – The Indian foreign minister Sushma Sawaraj claimed that the convicted RAW spy Kulbhushan Jadhav confessed before his mother and wife only because of duress, as she spit venom over the humanitarian gesture from Pakistan. While her address before parliament, she alleged …

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‘Jadhav confessed ‘terrorism in Pakistan’ before wife, mother’

MUMBAI-UNS – India’s newspaper the Times of India has revealed that Kulbhushan Jadhav confessed before his wife and mother that he was a spy in their meeting that was arranged by the Pakistan Foreign Office. The newspaper report that Jadhav told his wife Chetankul and …

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