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Nirav Modi arrested in London Nirav Modi arrested in London



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 Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was on Wednesday arrested in London on charges of defrauding on a huge loan taken from the Punjab National Bank (PNB), official sources said.

Police made the arrest seven days after the London Westminster Court issued an arrest warrant against Nirav Modi who left India days before the scam came to light in January 2018.

China not to recognise Dalai Lama's Indian successor China not to recognise Dalai Lama's Indian successor



Beijing, China on Tuesday indicated that it won't recognise the successor of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama if found in India.

The 14th Dalai Lama has been living in India in exile since 1959 after a failed revolt against Communist rule in Tibet. Beijing calls him a "dangerous secessionist" and is worried about his successor.

You are making Canada proud: Trudeau to Lilly Singh You are making Canada proud: Trudeau to Lilly Singh



Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Canadian-born Lilly Singh, who goes by the stage name Superwoman, on bagging a late night show of a major TV network and said the YouTube sensation is making Canada proud.

Trudeau tweeted on Sunday evening: "Congratulations Superwoman! You're making Canada proud - and making us laugh along the way."

Christchurch attack: 5 Indian victims identified Christchurch attack: 5 Indian victims identified


Christchurch, The Indian High Commission in New Zealand on Sunday confirmed that five Indians were killed in the Christchurch terror attack that claimed 50 lives.

Pakistan is global terror state: Kashmiri Pandits Pakistan is global terror state: Kashmiri Pandits



Houston The Houston chapters of Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) and Friends of India Society International took out a protest against Pakistans state policy on terrorism that has penetrated deep into India and spread its tentacles globally

Pakistan urged to be more 'amenable' on Kartarpur Pakistan urged to be more 'amenable' on Kartarpur

 

Chandigarh, Expressing his disappointment over Pakistan's response to various issues raised by India during the first meeting on the Kartarpur Corridor project, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Islamabad to be more "amenable and responsive" to India's demands keeping in view the interests of devotees seeking to visit the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara across the border.

In a statement issued here, the Chief Minister said: "Islamabad's response to India's demands was totally inadequate and the neighbouring country needed to reconsider its stand if the Corridor is to serve its true purpose, in the spirit in which it was decided to be opened."

Imran Khan's income drops sharply in 3 years Imran Khan's income drops sharply in 3 years



Islamabad, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's net income has dropped sharply in the last three years from 35.6 million Pakistani rupees in 2015 to only 4.7 million Pakistani rupees in 2017, the media reported on Monday.

In 2015, a major chunk of Khan's income comprised the gain of a little over 20 million Pakistani rupees from the sale of an apartment in Islamabad, followed by 9.8 million Pakistani rupees of foreign remittances, Dawn news reported citing official documents.

Pakistan registers FIR against Indian pilots for 'bombing trees' Pakistan registers FIR against Indian pilots for 'bombing trees'

 

Islamabad, Pakistan on Friday lodged an FIR against the pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) for bombing and destroying trees in Balakot area of the country's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported.

India on February 26 had bombed the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) biggest training camp in Balakot in retaliation to the February 14 Kashmir suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers and was claimed by the terror group.

Pakistan's airspace to remain partially closed till Saturday Pakistan's airspace to remain partially closed till Saturday

 

Islamabad, Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday said that the country's airspace will remain partially closed for transit flights till Saturday.

The CAA said that all transit flights flying from the country's east to west part and vice versa will be diverted till 3.00 p.m. (local time) Saturday as the airspace will remain closed, Geo News reported.

Ball now in India's court, says Pakistan on de-escalating tensions Ball now in India's court, says Pakistan on de-escalating tensions



Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday said "the ball is now in India's court" following Islamabad's "peace gesture" of releasing an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot but warned that the situation will "go bad" if New Delhi decides to opt for further escalation.

The remarks were made by Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of Pakistan Army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), to CNN.

Pakistan issues order to seize assets of all banned outfits Pakistan issues order to seize assets of all banned outfits



Islamabad, The Pakistan government has issued an order to streamline a process for the implementation of sanctions against individuals and entities of all banned outfits as designated by the UN Security Council, the Foreign Office announced.

The UN Security Council (Freezing and Seizure) Order, 2019, has been issued in accordance with the provisions of Pakistan's UN Security Council (UNSC) Act, 1948.

Pakistan Minister slammed over anti-Hindu remarks Pakistan Minister slammed over anti-Hindu remarks



Islamabad, Pakistan Punjab's Information Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan of the ruling PTI has come under severe criticism from members of his party for making derogatory remarks about Hindus.

According to a Samaa TV report on Tuesday, Chohan referred to the Hindu community as "cow urine-drinking people" at a recent press conference.

"We are Muslims and we have a flag, the flag of Maula Ali's bravery, the flag of Hazrat Umar's valour. You (Hindus) don't have that flag, it isn't in your hands," he had said.

Indian pilot not released under any pressure: Pakistan Indian pilot not released under any pressure: Pakistan


Islamabad, Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was not freed by Pakistan due to any pressure or compulsion, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.

The Wing Commander was captured by Pakistan on February 27 after his MiG-21 crashed inside Pakistani territory. He was released on Friday night.

Pakistanis demand Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan Pakistanis demand Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan


Islamabad, A motion was submitted in Pakistan's National Assembly Secretariat on Saturday calling for Prime Minister Imran Khan to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in "de-escalating" tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad.

The motion, submitted by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, stated that the Indian leadership's "war hysteria" and "aggression" caused tensions between the two nuclear-armed countries and brought them on the brink of war, Geo News reported.

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