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So the threats were no more than bluster, and all is well. That is one view of President Trump’s foreign policy at the 100-day-or-so mark. Wrong. Yes, there’s no sign of the Wall, and NATO is no longer “obsolete,” and the “One China” policy has not been scrapped, and the Iran nuclear agreement endures despite […]

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VOV Web Desk Srinagar:  Worried about mobile tower emission impacting your health? You can now ask the government to come and check the radiation level in your house. The Department of Telecom (DoT) on Tuesday launched Tarang Sanchar, a web portal for information sharing on mobile towers and electro-magnetic field (EMF) emission compliance. An official […]

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HK Nissan launch three new cars in Kashmir

Srinagar:On third anniversary of Nissan in India, Kashmir’s main dealer HK Nissan introduced three cars: Datsun Go and Go Plus limited anniversary edition and new Nissan Terrano (2017) on Friday. “New Terrano with introduction of 22 brand new features to strengthen its smarter and bolder appeal to customers. The New Terrano is equipped with a […]

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Air India plans stricter framework to tackle unruly fliers

Air India plans to provide more autonomy to its managers at airports under a stricter framework being prepared to deal with unruly fliers. Since the incident of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulting an Air India staffer last month, the national carrier as well as the government have been exploring ways to bolster the existing […]

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Indian, Bangladeshi cos ink pacts worth over USD 9 bn

New Delhi: Companies from India and Bangladesh today signed pacts worth over USD 9 billion here aimed at deepening partnership in sectors like power and oil and gas. Among the MoUs signed in the presence of visiting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a facility agreement between Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company (BIFPCL) and Exim Bank […]

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IS bombs churches in Egypt during mass; 43 lives lost

Tanta (Egypt): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 43 people. The attacks, said to be the deadliest on the Coptic Christian minority in recent times, followed a Cairo church bombing in December and came weeks before a planned visit by […]

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China offers cash rewards to public against foreign espionage

Beijing: China is offering cash rewards of up to USD 72,400 to encourage residents in the capital Beijing to report about foreign spies in the country, stepping up its campaign against espionage. Beijing’s residents can report through a hotline, by mail or in person any activity endangering China’s national security or thefts of national secrets, […]

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China ignores India’s role in rescuing hijacked ship

Beijing: China today claimed full credit for rescuing a cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the strategic Gulf of Aden, ignoring Indian Navy’s role in the operation. While a Chinese navy statement last night omitted any reference to the Indian Navy in providing helicopter cover to the Chinese ship whose special forces boarded the […]

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Indian ‘spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death in Pakistan

Islamabad: A Pakistani army court today sentenced alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for “for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan”, the military announced. “The spy has been tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under Pakistan Army Act and awarded death sentence,” the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) […]

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If Kulbhushan Jadhav is hanged, it will be premeditated murder: India

New Delhi: India on Monday issued a demarche to Pakistan after a military court in the neighbouring country sentenced former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav to death. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar summoned Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, to his office in South Block and made it clear to him that if the death-sentence […]

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