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Britain orders extradition of Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya

LONDON: Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid has signed an order for tycoon Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India to face fraud charges, a spokesman for the...

Shutdown, protests mark Modi’s visit to occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed in occupied Kashmir on Sunday amid protests against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the occupied territory, the Kashmir Media Service reported. The...

Balochistan CM takes notice of PTM activist’s death, seeks report

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan on Sunday took notice of the death of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) worker Arman Loni on Saturday evening...

‘Indian panic’ before Modi’s IoK visit evident from repressive measures: FO

The government on Saturday hit out at New Delhi saying the Indian regime’s “panic” is for all to see in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK)...

Pak Task force members visit Afghan border

LANDIKOTAL: Members of a task force on Saturday visited Torkham border and met the border authorities. Security was tightened and more security personnel were...

China comes to Pakistan’s rescue with $2.5b loan

ISLAMABAD: China has agreed to provide $2.5 billion in loans to Pakistan to boost official foreign exchange reserves that are not sufficient to provide cover...

Indian election budget helps farmers, middle class and ‘mother cow’

NEW DEHLI: India’s government unveiled on Friday a raft of budget sweeteners for farmers, the middle class and also cows, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Nearly 5,000 garment workers sacked over Bangladesh strikes

DHAKA: Nearly 5,000 low-paid Bangladeshi garment workers stitching clothes for global brands have been sacked by factory bosses for joining strikes over wages this month...

Pakistan-backed militant groups to continue attacks in India and Afghanistan, warns US National Intelligence

Washington: The militant groups supported by Pakistan will continue to conduct terrorist attacks in both India and Afghanistan, America's spymaster has said. Director of National Intelligence...

India needs to fight the syndemic on a war footing

It comes as no surprise that the Lancet Commission authors believe that India is suffering from a “global syndemic” of obesity, undernutrition and climate...

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