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Omar Abdullah questions Dineshwar Sharma’s ‘actual’ role in J-K

open view web desk Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan 9: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday questioned the “actual role” of Dineshwar Sharma, appointed by the Centre as the interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing in the state assembly, Omar said that there was no […]

Denied from holding rally, Jignesh Mevani corners Centre

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Jan 9: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday accused the Central Government of targetting him after he was denied permission to hold the Yuva Hunkar rally in the national capital. “This is unfortunate that an elected representative is not allowed to speak,” Mevani told ANI here, and […]

Court sends air hostess & a man to 2-day judicial custody

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 9: A female flight attendant of Jet Airways and an agent, arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for allegedly trying to smuggle out foreign currency worth over Rs three crore, were today sent to judicial custody for two days. Metropolitan […]

North Korea to join Olympics in South Korea as tensions ease

open view web desk SEOUL, South Korea: The rival Koreas took steps toward reducing their bitter animosity during rare talks Tuesday, as North Korea agreed to send a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea and reopen a military hotline. The meeting, the first of its […]

Pak newspaper issues calendar with Hafiz Saeed on it

open view web desk Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 8 (ANI): A Pakistani Urdu newspaper has issued its annual 2018 calendar with United Nations-designated terrorist and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on it. The revelation was made by a Pakistan-based journalist, Omar R Quraishi, who mentioned it on his […]

SC refers plea against section 377 of IPC to larger bench

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 8: The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench a plea seeking decriminalisation of gay sex between two consenting adults. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said the issue arising out […]

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

open view web desk Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday. The beleaguered tourists, with skipper Joe Root weakened by a stomach bug and unable to […]

Seoul seeks to put family reunions on N. Korea talks agenda

  open view web desk   South Korea will seek discussions on resuming reunions of separated families at this week’s inter-Korean talks, Seoul’s top delegate said Monday, as the North trumpeted the importance of achieving reunification. The two Koreas agreed last week to hold their first official dialogue […]

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