Tag: India

Pakistan claims India refused to let its train cross border to bring 200 Sikh pilgrims

Lahore: Pakistan on Friday claimed that India refused to let its train cross the border and bring some 200 Sikh yatrees to Lahore for Jore Mela festivities. “Pakistan had issued visas to some 200 Indian Sikhs to attend the Jore Mela (death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev jee) and they were due to arrive here […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Sri Lanka complain to ICC about 'unfair' pitches in World Cup

Sri Lanka manager Ashantha de Mel on Friday complained to the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the “unfair” pitches provided for the island nation’s matches in the ongoing World Cup so far. He also highlighted the poor condition of training facilities and accommodation. “What we have found out is that for the four matches we […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Look to learn by watching Kohli: Babar Azam 

Manchester: Two two days before the marquee India-Pakistan clash in the World Cup, highly-rated Pakistan batsman Babar Azam said on Friday that he always tried to learn from India skipper Virat Kohli. “I keep watching his (Kohli’s) batting and the way he bats in various conditions and try to learn from them. I try to learn […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Making India 5-trillion-dollar economy challenging but can be achieved: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the goal to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy is challenging but can be achieved and asked the states to recognise their core competence and work towards raising GDP targets. In his opening remarks at the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India beat South Africa 5-1 to win FIH Series Finals

Bhubaneswar: India lived up to their billing and thrashed South Africa 5-1 in the summit clash to win the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here Saturday. Coming into the tournament as overwhelming favourites, world no. 5 India played like champions and remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. Dragflickers Varun Kumar (2nd and 49th minutes) and Harmanpreet […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
World Cup: Pakistan win toss, put India into bat

Manchester: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and asked India to bat first in their World Cup group stage encounter at the Old Trafford on Sunday. India brought in Vijay Shankar for the injured Shikhar Dhawan, while Pakistan have brought back spinners Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim in place of Shaheen Afridi and Asif […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Watch: Pakistan fan arrives on horseback to watch India-Pak World Cup clash

Manchester: Of the many colourful scenes on display ahead of the India-Pakistan World Cup clash on Sunday, one that caught everyone’s attention was a fan riding a horse to the Old Trafford Cricket Ground . As India and Pakistan got ready to lock horns in a ever-marquee clash, fans thronged the stadium, their loyalties firmly […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India, Myanmar forces coordinate to target NE militant camps

New Delhi: In a coordinated operation between the armies of India and Myanmar, several camps of militant groups operating in some north-eastern states have been destroyed inside Myanmar’s territory, defence sources said here on Sunday. The militants were targeted in two phases of the operation which sources said is still continuing. While the second phase […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
AES no minnow, Odisha tops country in encephalitis cases in Jan-Apr 2019

Bhubaneswar: When lack of proper case management saw Bihar saddled with a whopping 125 fatalities of children due to AES in the month of June so far, the alarming fact for Odisha is, it had recorded the highest Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases in the country during the first 4-months of 2019. According to the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Himalayan glaciers getting smaller every year: Study

New Delhi: Himalayan glaciers across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of ice each year since 2000, a new comprehensive international study said on Wednesday. The analysis, spanning 40 years of satellite observations, indicates that melting of the Himalayan glaciers caused by rising […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India cautions against hasty US peace deal with Taliban

United Nations: As a new round of negotiations between the US and the Taliban is to start in Qatar, India has cautioned against a hasty deal with the terror group that is dictated by a Washington timeline rather than the best interests of Afghanistan. Speaking at the Security Council on Wednesday, India’s Permanent Representative Syed […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
US Advises Its Citizens In India To Leave As Soon As It Is Safe To Do So Amid Sharp Rise In COVID-19 Cases

Washington: The US has advised its citizens not to travel to India or to leave as soon as it is safe to do so as access to all types of…

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
FATF: India says Pak must take verifiable, irreversible steps against terrorism

New Delhi: India on Saturday said it expects Pakistan to take all necessary steps to effectively implement the FATF action plan fully by September and take credible, verifiable, and irreversible measures to address global concerns related to terrorism and terrorist financing emanating from its soil. In response to a media query regarding the FATF report, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
UK, India invested 75 million pounds for academic exchanges

Shillong: The United Kingdom and India have jointly invested over 75 million pounds in academic collaborations since 2006, effecting over 25,000 bilateral exchanges, an official said on Saturday. The bilateral investment, the biggest by any country with the UK in the recent past, has resulted in multiple policy dialogues and institutional partnerships, he said. “The […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India asks Pak to address global concerns on terror after FATF slams it

New Delhi: India on Saturday asked Pakistan to address global concerns on terrorism by taking “credible” and “irreversible” steps, after an international body, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), slammed the country for failing to do enough to check terror financing and warned of action if it does not comply with the requirements in four months. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021