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Pakistan announced their squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , Kamran Akmal dropped from 15-member squad

Pakistan announced their squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , Kamran Akmal dropped from 15-member squad

Pakistan announced their squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be held in the month of June at England. Pakistan will be led by Sarfraz Ahmed. Umar Akmal and Azhar Ali have been recalled into the squad for the tournament. Umar’s brother Kamran Akmal, who was the leading run-scorer and declared Man of the Tournament […]

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Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs

Kolkata, Apr 15 (PTI) Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs in their Indian Premier League match, here today. Chasing a challenging 173-run target, Sunrisers Hyderabad could reach 155 for six in their allotted 20 overs with Kolkata bowlers putting on a commendable performance. For Hyderabad, David Warner and Yuvraj Singh top scored […]

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Indian, Bangladeshi cos ink pacts worth over USD 9 bn

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

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

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

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

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

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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TN farmers strip outside Prime Minister Office

TN farmers strip outside Prime Minister Office

Farmers from Tamil Nadu, who were protesting in Jantar Mantar from past few days, had stripped outside the Prime Minister’s office in North Block, New Delhi. They were protesting against farmer suicides, and demand relief package from central government. The incident happened on Monday morning, when the representatives of the farmers agitation were taken to […]

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All liquor shops across MP to be shut down in phases: Chouhan

All liquor shops across MP to be shut down in phases: Chouhan

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh is headed towards total prohibition as Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that all liquor shops would be closed across the state in a phased manner. “Alcohol prohibition will be implemented in the entire state by closing all liquor shops in a phased manner,” Chouhan said while addressing a programme at […]