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Indian army chief’s threat against Kashmiris angers many

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) India’s army chief Gen Bipin Rawat has warned of tough action against restive Kashmiri civilians but opposition parties have slammed the remarks as counterproductive, reports said on Friday. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh said that the general’s statement was misinterpreted. Asking …

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India launches record 104 satellites in one go

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) India successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission on Wednesday, setting what its space agency says is a world record of launching the most satellites at one go. Of the 104, 101 are foreign satellites to serve international customers as the South Asian nation seeks …

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China, India account for half world’s pollution deaths: study

SHANGHAI: (Web Desk) China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, researchers said in a study published on Tuesday. The US-based Health Effects Institute (HEI) found that air pollution caused more than 4.2 million early deaths worldwide …

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Incoming leader of India’s Tamil Nadu state jailed

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) India’s Supreme Court handed down a four-year prison sentence on Tuesday to the incoming chief minister of Tamil Nadu for corruption in a ruling that prevents her from taking up her post. VK Sasikala was found guilty of possessing “disproportionate assets” in a long-running case that …

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Indian Nobel laureate relieved after peace medal replica found

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) India’s 2014 Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi has expressed his relief and gratitude to police for recovering a replica of his prize medal that was stolen last week from his home in the capital New Delhi. Police confirmed that they had recovered the replica and other …

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Saab offers high-tech jet production hub to India

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) Swedish defence giant Saab has offered to build a state-of-the-art fighter jet factory in India should it seal a lucrative deal to supply hundreds of military jets to New Delhi. Saab and its US competitor Lockheed Martin have emerged as the frontrunners to supply around 250 …

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Indian forces kill 4 suspected militants in IHK gunfight

JAMMU KASHMIR: (Web Desk) Four suspected rebels and two Indian Army soldiers were killed in a gun battle in a village in India-held Kashmir (IHK) on Sunday, an army spokesman said. The militants were hiding in a south Kashmir village when the army and police surrounded it, a police official …

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Test for Modi as India’s biggest state votes

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) Voting got underway Saturday in India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh in a contest seen as a key test for Narendra Modi halfway into his first term as prime minister. Uttar Pradesh is home to over 200 million people — more than the entire population of …

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Indian commandos go missing

NEW DELHI: (Web Desk) Dozens of trainee commandos from India’s elite jungle warfare unit have gone missing on the eve of their first deployment to a restive region considered a stronghold of left-wing rebels. The soldiers were on their way to India’s eastern Bihar state by train on Sunday when …

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