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Modi inaugurates controversial dam project in his home state

MUMBAI (Web Desk) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s biggest dam on Sunday, ignoring warnings from environment groups that hundreds of thousands of people will lose their livelihoods.The controversial Sardar Sarovar Dam on the River Narmada in the country’s western state of Gujarat that will provide power and water to …

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India appoints Ajay Bisaria new HC to Pakistan

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India has appointed Ajay Bisaria as the new High Commissioner to Pakistan to replace Ambassador Gautam Bambawale, sources revealed on Sunday.Bisaria was presently serving as the Indian Ambassador to Poland. Sources said the new high commissioner will reach Pakistan in October.It is said that Bambawale has …

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India’s first bullet train project fast-tracks Japanese ties

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday inaugurated India’s first bullet train project ─ a $19 billion line in the home state of Indian leader Narendra Modi intended to revitalise the country’s vast but dilapidated network.The initiative is seen as emblematic of fast warming relations between …

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India calls Rohingya refugees ‘threat to national security’

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) The Indian government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees were “a threat to national security”, pushing back against condemnation of its plans to deport them.India’s top court is hearing a challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government’s decision to deport Rohingya Muslims, filed …

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India submits pleadings to ICJ in spy Jadhav’s case

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the country had submitted its written pleadings to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav who was arrested by Pakistan in 2016.In May 2017, India moved the UN’s top court against Pakistan after …

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Indian forces kill two suspected militants, capture one in Kashmir

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) Indian forces have killed two suspected militants and captured another in an overnight gun battle in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, triggering protests from locals.Police said a brief gunfight broke out with the militants in the early hours of Monday after Indian forces surrounded the …

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Indian forces detain five Pakistani fishermen

THATTA (WeB Desk) Violating Pakistan’s territorial waters, Indian Border Security Forces (IBSF) stormed into Harami Dhoro Creek along coastal town of Jati in Sujawal district, resorted to intense firing, and took away five fishermen, seized their catch and 17 fishing boats and other valuables in two incidents on Wednesday and …

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Anti-Modi Twitter campaign trends in India following journalist’s murder

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) A campaign was launched against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter after reports surfaced that the premier was following accounts on the social media platform that celebrated the murder of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh,reported Al Jazeera.Lankesh,a known critic of right-wing groups and Sangh organisations, was …

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