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BSF officer crawls 150 feet into tunnel used by Jaish terrorists, finds Pak imprint

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India, Nov. 24 -- The director general of the Border Security Force (BSF), Rakesh Asthana, on Monday ordered intensified patrolling of the international border with Pakistan in the Samba and Rajouri sectors of Jammu & Kashmir with the objective of unearthing more cross-border tunnels...

Anthony Blinken, likely secretary of state, is positive on US-India ties

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India, Nov. 23 -- US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anthony Blinken, a long-time national security and foreign policy expert who has been enthusiastic about ties with India and called China a "common challenge", as his secretary of state, US media reported. Jake...

Rise in Covid-19 cases leaves health experts divided on CMCO’s efficacy

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 23 -- The persistent spike in daily Covid-19 cases in the last two months has prompted health analysts to question if the renewal of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) has been effective in reining in the pandemic. Despite the consensus that...

Canadian MPs urge Justin Trudeau government to toughen stand on Chinese ‘intimidation’, Huawei’s role

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India, Nov. 19 -- Canadian lawmakers have passed a motion urging the government to decide whether to permit participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the country's 5G network while also seeking a plan of action against intimidation of Canadians by China. The motion was...

Detained citizen journalist in China faces jail for reporting on Covid-19 pandemic in Wuhan

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India, Nov. 19 -- A Chinese citizen journalist who reported on the coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan could face five years in jail after being formally charged with spreading false information. Zhang Zhan, a 37-year-old former lawyer, was detained in May while covering stories on the...

North American forum warns against China’s rise, wants India to become UNSC permanent member

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India, Nov. 18 -- North America's leading strategic and security forum has issued a handbook for democracies aimed at understanding the challenges that China poses to them, and it recommends supporting the inclusion of India as the sixth permanent member of the UN Security...

India concerned over situation in South China Sea that ‘erode trust’

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India -- Against the backdrop of China's assertive activities in the South China Sea, India on Saturday expressed concern over actions in the region that erode trust and said a proposed code of conduct for the disputed waters shouldn't affect the legitimate interests of...

On Diwali, PM Modi distributes sweets to Indian soldiers at Longewala, rides tank

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India, Nov. 14 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday celebrated Diwali with Indian soldiers at Longewala in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. The prime minister distributed sweets to security forces personnel and wished them on the eve. "I would like to extend my Diwali greetings. I am...

India hits Pak targets, eight Pakistani soldiers killed

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India, Nov. 14 -- At least eight Pakistani soldiers were killed and 12 injured on Friday after the Indian Army targeted Pakistani positions across the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir with artillery guns and anti-tank guided missiles in response to heavy shelling...

Russia backs India’s stance at SCO summit

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India, Nov. 13 -- Russia on Thursday backed India's assertion that Pakistan shouldn't raise bilateral matters at platforms such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), saying these groupings are focused on multilateral cooperation to tackle regional challenges. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an indirect swipe...
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