Day: September 5, 2019

India ‘sowing seeds of war’ with Kashmir actions – Pakistan military spokesman

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s military spokesman said on Wednesday that India’s actions in disputed Kashmir were endangering regional peace, after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian Kashmir last month. “The situation in Kashmir has become a big danger in the region…the Indian action in Kashmir is sowing seeds […]

Modi says India is safeguarding oil tankers in Strait of Hormuz

VLADIVOSTOK – Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India had put security arrangements in place to safeguard its oil tankers passing through the Strait of Hormuz, which has seen a series of attacks on international vessels in recent months. Modi made the comments at an economic […]

India to offer Russia $1 billion loan to develop Far East: Modi

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India would offer Russia a $1 billion credit line to help develop the Russian Far East. Modi was speaking at an economic forum in the city of Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East. Sep 5, 2019 Reporting […]

In Kashmir, shopkeepers refuse to open despite India easing some curbs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi revoked special rights for Jammu and Kashmir state on Aug. 5, striking down long-standing constitutional provisions for the Himalayan region, which is also claimed by neighbouring Pakistan. To dampen the possibility of widespread protests, India flooded Kashmir – already one of the world’s most […]

Taliban blast kills US soldier, several civilians in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban car bomb exploded and killed U.S. and Romanian service members and 10 civilians in a busy diplomatic area near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Thursday, the second major attack this week as the Afghan government warned that a U.S.-Taliban deal on ending […]

Investigation is prerogative of police, courts should not interfere: SC

New Delhi, Sep 5: Investigation into crimes is the “prerogative” of police and courts should not interfere in its each and every stage as this would affect the normal course of probe, the Supreme Court said Thursday. The apex court, while denying anticipatory bail to senior Congress leader […]

Chidambaram sent to Tihar jail in INX Media corruption case

New Delhi, Sep 5: Veteran Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram was sent to Tihar jail Thursday by a Delhi court where he will spend 14 days in judicial custody in connection with the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent him to judicial […]

SC refuses pre-arrest bail in INX Media case to Chidambaram

New Delhi, Sep 5: In a setback to former Union minister P Chidambaram, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant him pre-arrest bail in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. The top court dismissed Chidambaram’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court verdict denying […]

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