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China to Invest $20 Billion in India

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China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world’s two most populous nations.  Robust comments from India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute in territory claimed by […]

Chinese President to Visit India Next Week

Chinese President Xi Jinping

China’s President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to rival Asian giant India next week, officials said Tuesday, as expanding trade between the two remains overshadowed by territorial disputes. The announcement came just a week after India’s recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tokyo pledging to take ties to a “new level”, a […]

India Child Rape: Court Frees Three Suspects

India child rape

An Indian court has freed three men arrested earlier this year on suspicion of raping and murdering two girls found hanged outside their village. Judge Anil Kumar Sharma ordered the men’s release on Thursday after India’s Central Bureau of Investigation said it did not have enough evidence to prosecute them. Their release came days after […]

Former Indian Cricketer Vinod Kambli Turns Loan Defaulter

indian cricketer Vinod Kambli

Even though cricketers, Sachin and Vinod Kambli started their careers together, both of them have a huge difference in terms of records and paying their bills. While the former enjoys the status of a god, the latter seems to be controversy’s child. Years later, Kambli is in the news again after a Dombivli bank issued […]

India Raises Military Spending By 12pc

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India yesterday announced it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernise its armed forces.  In his first budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised defence spending for the current financial year to 2.29 trillion […]

Allegation of NSA Spying On BJP Throws Shadow on Modi-US Handshake

NSA spying on BJP

Preparations for a grand handshake between Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama in Washington this September were on Tuesday clouded by revelations that the US may have spied since 2010 on the Prime Minister’s party, the BJP. The disclosures led India’s foreign ministry to issue a firm but non-animated response, even as the BJP fronted only […]

Indian Police Arrest SP Leader for ‘Raising Pro-Pakistan Slogan’

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A member of the Samajwadi Party (SP) in India was booked on Monday for raising pro-Pakistan slogans, The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) Shamli district, where Mehmood Alam of SP was taken into custody. According to the local police, Alam was found drunk and extorting money from passers-by. “The SP leader started shouting […]

Andhra Pradesh India Gas Pipeline Blast

Gas Pipeline Blast

In a major blast in a gas pipeline 14 people were burned alive and 15 others received severe burns at Nagaram village of Mamidikuduru mandal of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning. Villagers woke up to deafening noise and huge flames after the pipeline belonging to Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) […]

Four Dead as India Train derails, Sabotage Suspected

India train derails

Four people have been killed after Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed near Chhapra in Bihar early on Wednesday morning. According to reports, 11 coaches of train number 12236 have derailed. Railways, while confirming the death of 4 people in the accident, has not ruled out sabotage in view of a shutdown call by Maoists in the area. Relief […]

Northern India Bus Crash Kills tourists

Bus crash in northern

A bus carrying tourists plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in a Himalayan region in northern India, killing 11 people, police said Tuesday. “All the 11 dead are tourists, the toll could rise,” said B.S. Thakur, a senior state police officer. Around 40 others were injured in the accident that happened late Monday […]

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