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Saturday, May 25, 2019BJP MP says he will send Jinnah portrait to Pakistan

Aligarh, May 25: Two days after being re-elected as BJP MP, Satish Gautam said that his first priority will be to send the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to Pakistan.

"The right place for Jinnah's portrait is not at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), but in Pakistan. There is no change in our stand and it will be sent by whatever means possible," said the newl

 

Saturday, May 25, 2019Trump telephones to congratulate PM Modi, fixes meet at G-20 summit

Washington, May 25: President Donald Trump on Friday telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his sweeping victory in the country's general elections.

"Just spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi where I congratulated him on his big political victory," Trump said via Twitter. "He is a great man and leader for the people of India - they are lucky to have him."
PM Modi ste

 

Friday, May 24, 2019WC: Wives, families of Pak players not to travel with team

Lahore, May 24: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants to ensure its players stay focused during the upcoming World Cup and has banned wives and families of the cricketers from accompanying them during the course of the showpiece event beginning May 30 in England and Wales.

This comes after Pakistan lost the just concluded series against England, when wives and families were allowed by the PC

 

Friday, May 24, 2019Two Indians, Pakistani win Dubai Duty free raffle

Dubai, May 24: Two Indians and a Pakistani national became the latest winners in Dubai Duty Free's Finest Surprise promotion, the media reported.

A previous Finest Surprise luxury car winner from 2017, Sanjeev Nair this time won a BMW 760Li XDrive in Series 1718, reports the Khaleej Times.

In August 2017, Nair won a Mercedes Benz S500.

The second Indian winner was Basheer Koonholi, who

 

Friday, May 24, 2019World leaders congratulate

US President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan were among dozens of world leaders who congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday on his impressive victory in the general elections as they vowed to work with him to bolster the bilateral ties.

"Congratulations to Prime Minister @NarendraModi and his BJ

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019Indian woman doctor gets Global Asian award

Bengaluru, May 22: Bengaluru-based medical doctor Hema Divakar was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' award in Dubai recently for her yeomen services and contributions to the women's healthcare ecosystem, in India, said its organiser 'Asia One' magazine's publisher on Tuesday.

Hema received the award at the Asian Business & Social Forum 2019 under the 'In Service of the Socie

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat with heroin worth Rs 6 bn

Mumbai, May 21: In a major operation on the high seas, the Indian Coast Guard on early Tuesday seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore in the international market, an official said.

Following a tip-off on Monday evening, the Coast Guard seized the Pakistani vessel, "Al Madina", and detained its crew for interrogation, a Coast Guard spokesman

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019Pak appoints Moin-ul-Haq as India's new envoy to restart process of engagement with new govt

Islamabad, May 21: Career diplomat Moin-ul-Haq has been appointed as Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India to start a new process of engagement with the country where a new government will be formed soon, amid strained relations between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday approved appointments of over two dozen ambassadors in various countries including I

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019UNSC members welcome listing Azhar as international terrorist

United Nations, May 21: The listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist by a UN sanctions committee after China dropped its longstanding opposition has been welcomed by several Security Council members as a significant achievement in making the linchpins of terrorism accountable for their violence.

US Permanent Representative Jonathan Cohen told the Coun

 

Monday, May 20, 2019Can India replicate 1983 magic in England?

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New Delhi, May 20: Team India, led by Virat Kohli, are among the top contenders for the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30.


The second ranked ODI team will begin their tournament campaign against South Africa on June 5. Before that, India will play two warm-up games against New Zealand and Bangladesh on May 25 and 28 respectively.

TNN does a SWOT analy

 

Monday, May 20, 2019Cricketer Asif Ali's daughter dies of cancer

New Delhi, May 20: Pakistan batsman Asif Ali's two-year-old daughter Noor Fatima, who was suffering from stage four cancer, breathed her last at a hospital in the US.

A statement issued by Pakistan Super League (PSL) outfit Islamabad United, the franchise Asif represents, tweeted late on Sunday: "ISLU family pays its deepest condolences to @AasifAli2018 on the tragic loss of his daughter. Our