Tuesday , February 20 2018

South Asia

Key Indian submarine INS Arihant demaged

New Delhi: A Russian-designed Indian nuclear submarine, considered a key platform in the country’s second strike capability, has suffered major damage and has been undergoing repair for over 10 months, The Hindu newspaper said on Monday. It said the damage to INS Arihant may have been caused by a possible …

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Arab envoys ask India to clarify position on US recognition of Jerusalem

New Delhi: A dozen Arab ambassadors have asked India to clarify its position on the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel´s capital, diplomatic sources said, after New Delhi´s muted response suggested a shift in support for the Palestinian cause. US President Donald Trump abruptly reversed decades of US policy this …

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Kasuri advises India not to portray held Kashmir uprising as IS-inspired

New Delhi: Former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri on Friday told India not to confuse an ongoing anti-Delhi uprising in the Kashmir Valley with any activities of the militant Islamic State group. Mr. Kasuri expressed these views at the discussion, organized by the ‘Ananta Aspen Centre’ with the  former Congress …

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Pakistan was not aware of Osama bin Laden’s presence in Abbottabad: Obama

New Delhi: Former US president Barack Obama has said that Pakistani government had no knowledge of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden’s presence in Abbottabad. Barack Obama expressed these views while addressing at the 15th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2017 in New Delhi. He said, “We had no …

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Gauri Lankesh, the senior Indian journalist shot dead in Banglore

Islamabad: Amid intolerance in Mod’s regime in India, Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, was murdered on Tuesday night at her Ideal Home Layout residence in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar  by unidentified assailants riding a bicycle, reports said. Gauri Lankesh was known as a fearless and outspoken journalist. She was a staunch critic …

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