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  • Apr 16 2021

    COVID-19: ‘Double mutant’ Covid variant found in India

    A new “double mutant” variant of the coronavirus has been detected from samples collected in India.National Institute of Virology (NIV) shared limited data showing a break-up of 361 genome-sequenced samples collected between January and March this year. The headline finding from the analysis: the presence of a double mutation was detected in 220 — almost […]

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  • Apr 01 2021

    Cabinet refuses to allow import of sugar and cotton from India

    A meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan, in which the Federal Cabinet refused to allow the import of sugar and cotton from India and rejected the proposal of the Economic Co-ordination Committee. During the meeting, the Cabinet considered the political and economic situation in the country.

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  • Feb 03 2021

    After Rihanna, many others make farmers’ protest global

    Several posts on the micro-blogging site came after Rihanna shared a news article highlighting the Centre’s crackdown on the farmers by cutting off internet services in many regions. “Why aren’t we talking about this?!”, wrote Rihanna, as she added the hashtag #FarmersProtest along with the post on the micro-blogging site.

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  • Jan 26 2021

    India- New Delhi: Protesting farmers hoist their flag on Red Fort

    The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to stop protesting farmers despite police crackdown who entered the historic Red Fort complex in the capital and hoisted their flags. It was earlier reported that the Khalistan flag was hoisted atop the Red Fort. However, upon investigation, it was found to be the ‘Nishan Sahib’, which […]

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  • Jan 19 2021

    Pant steers India to historic series win in Australia

    India pulled off a record run-chase in a thrilling final session to hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane’s Gabba ground since 1988 and clinch the four-Test series 2-1 on Tuesday. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant starred with a swashbuckling 89 not out as the injury-depleted visitors overhauled the 328-run target with three overs to go, winning […]

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  • Aug 07 2019

    China says move on Kashmir violates its territorial sovereignty

    China said on Tuesday it opposed India’s decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir, a disputed region sandwiched among India, Pakistan and China, because it undermined China’s territorial sovereignty. “India’s action is unacceptable and would not have any legal effect,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on the ministry’s website.

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  • Aug 07 2019

    Turkey President Tayyip Erdoğan expresses concern over India’s Kashmir move

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Pakistani counterpart discussed India’s scrapping of Kashmir’s special status on Aug. 5. Prime Minister Imran Khan phoned Erdoğan to inform him about India’s latest move, said the Turkish Presidential Communications Directorate.

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  • Aug 06 2019

    Corps Commanders Meeting : Army will go to ‘any extent’ for Kashmir

    RAWALPINDI: The top military brass on Tuesday extended full support to “government’s rejection of Indian actions regarding Kashmir” and reaffirmed that it is “prepared and shall go to any extent to fulfill” its “obligations [to the Kashmiri people]”. The statement was issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor after the conclusion […]

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