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Pakistan envoy raises Kashmir in Independence Day speech

Pakistan envoy raises Kashmir in Independence Day speech

“No matter how much more time does their legitimate struggle take, Pakistan will never abandon Kashmiris and their cause.” New Delhi: In a departure from the past, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit raised the Kashmir issue at the flag hoisting ...

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First impression: Modi invites Nawaz Sharif to swearing-in ceremony

First impression: Modi invites Nawaz Sharif to swearing-in ceremony

The Pakistani premier had called Narendra Modi on May 16 to congratulate him on his party’s landslide general election win.  NEW DELHI: India’s prime minister-designate Narendra Modi has invited the Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif to his swearing-in ceremony, which ...

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Election 2014: Indian PM Manmohan Singh resigns; says his tenure is ‘open book’

Election 2014: Indian PM Manmohan Singh resigns; says his tenure is ‘open book’

NEW DELHI: After 10 years of eventful rule, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday bowed out of office, insisting that he had tried to do his best in serving the country and his tenure was an “open book”. Singh bid ...

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Global shame: 597 million Indians still defecate in the open

Global shame: 597 million Indians still defecate in the open

ISLAMABAD: India continues to be the country with the highest number of people (597 million) defecating in the open. Nearly 1 billion people worldwide defecate in the open and 82% of them live in just 10 countries, says a report ...

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Women having sex outside marriage should be hanged: Indian politician

Women having sex outside marriage should be hanged: Indian politician

It seems that politicians in India’s largest and most politically important state are currently trying to outdo each other by making the most shocking statement possible on women’s rights. Those at the head of India’s Socialist Party (SP) have sparked ...

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Delhi High Court admits it can’t stop Indian men urinating in public

Delhi High Court admits it can’t stop Indian men urinating in public

The Court concludes that it simply cannot solve the problem by insisting that every man who walks out of his house is forced to put a “lock” on his zip.   DELHI: Indian courts might have been able to solve ...

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Indian Air Force admits incapacity to tackle combined attack from Pakistan, China

Indian Air Force admits incapacity to tackle combined attack from Pakistan, China

NEW DELHI:  The Indian Air Force (IAF) admitted that it will be difficult for it to tackle a combined threat from China and Pakistan, raising questions about the country’s ability to fight a two-front war, said a report published in ...

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Indian Punjab CM to visit Pakistan by end Feb

Indian Punjab CM to visit Pakistan by end Feb

NEW DELHI: Indian Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is likely to visit Pakistan during the last week of February. Apart from Lahore, Badal is due to visit Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The Lahore/Rawalpindi police are finalising a security plan for ...

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Indian Supreme Court gives Muslims right to adopt a child

Indian Supreme Court gives Muslims right to adopt a child

NEW DELHI: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given Muslims the right to adopt a child despite their personal law prohibiting it. The apex court said on Wednesday that the laws of land has to get primacy over ...

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Body of Indian fisherman died in Pak. jail to be sent home

Body of Indian fisherman died in Pak. jail to be sent home

PTI The body of an Indian fisherman who died in a Pakistani jail last year is expected to be sent home on Saturday, officials said on Friday. Bhikha Lakha Shiyal, 35, died on December 29, 2013 in a Karachi jail ...

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