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Canada blast: Sushma in touch with Indian diplomats Canada blast: Sushma in touch with Indian diplomats

 

New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said she is in touch with Indian diplomats in Canada following a blast in an Indian restaurant in that country that reportedly left 15 people injured.

"I am in constant touch with our Consul General in Toronto and Indian High Commissioner in Canada," Sushma Swaraj tweetetd. "Our missions will work round the clock," she said.

Amrinder condemns toronto blast as cowardly and unpardonable Amrinder condemns toronto blast as cowardly and unpardonable

 

Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has condemned the cowardly act of terrorism that left around 15 people injured in an explosion at an Indian restaurant in a Toronto suburb in Canada on Thursday night.

Expressing pain and shock over the incident, the Chief Minister said the dastardly attack on innocent people was totally unjustifiable and unpardonable, and underscored the gravity of the problem of terrorism.

Putin hails strategic partnership with India Putin hails strategic partnership with India



Russia Russia and India maintain a high strategic level of partnership with close cooperation between the two countries Defence Ministries, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday at a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Our Defence Ministries maintain very close contacts and cooperation. It speaks about a very high strategic level of our partnership," Putin was quoted as saying by TASS news agency.

Nirav Modi in London on Singaporean passport: ED sources Nirav Modi in London on Singaporean passport: ED sources

 

New Delhi, Despite Enforcement Directorate issuing summons to diamantaire Nirav Modi and his family members to join the investigations in the the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, they have chosen to ignore the directive by remaining abroad and out of immediate reach of the investigators.

According to ED sources, Nirav Modi is currently in London on a Singaporean passport while his brother Nishal Modi is in Antwerp on a Belgian passport. Nirav's sister Purvi Mehta also holds a Belgian passport and is said to be in Hong Kong at present.

Indian on trial for molesting child in Dubai Indian on trial for molesting child in Dubai



Dubai, A 46-year-old Indian worker has gone on trial here after he allegedly molested a 5-year-old girl, the media reported on Thursday.

According to the public prosecution records, the unidentified Indian man molested the Iranian girl while she was playing outside her house in Dubai's Al Barsha, the Khaleej Times reported.

British Columbia invites skilled Indians to join thriving tech industry British Columbia invites skilled Indians to join thriving tech industry


Vancouver, British Columbia, the Canadian province that is a leader in technology and has one of the fastest growing tech ecosystems in the world, is looking at a shortfall of 30,000 skilled individuals to fill tech-related jobs, with India as an important catchment area for recruiting immigrant talent.

Nawaz campaigning for PTI through love fest with Modi: Imran Nawaz campaigning for PTI through love fest with Modi: Imran



Islamabad, Taking a jibe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he "appreciates" the PML-N leader for "campaigning" for the PTI through his "love fest" with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Putin opens bridge linking Russia to Crimea Putin opens bridge linking Russia to Crimea



Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated a highly-controversial bridge linking the Russian mainland to Crimea, tightening Russias hold over the contested peninsula which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014.

The 19-km, $3.7 billion bridge is Moscow's only direct road link to Crimea. Russia expects it will carry millions of cars and rail travellers and millions of tonnes of cargo each year. Previously, all car traffic passed over the Kerch strait by ferry or by passing through Ukraine, the Guardian reported.

Sharif's Mumbai attack statement 'incorrect, misleading': Pakistan civil-military brass Sharif's Mumbai attack statement 'incorrect, misleading': Pakistan civil-military brass



Islamabad, The top civil-military leadership in Pakistan on Monday dismissed ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's statement on the 2008 Mumbai attacks as "incorrect and misleading".

Indians' abduction: Government in touch with Afghan authorities Indians' abduction: Government in touch with Afghan authorities


New Delhi, The government is in touch with the Afghan authorities following the abduction of seven Indians in Afghanistan on May 6, a senior official said on Thursday.

Trump meeting positive for Koreas: Kim Jong-un Trump meeting positive for Koreas: Kim Jong-un



Pyongyang, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his upcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump will be positive towards easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang state media reported on Thursday.

Kim made the remark to visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday, the state run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

Canadian MP dies at parliamentary office Canadian MP dies at parliamentary office

 

Ottawa, Canadian Member of Parliament Gord Brown died suddenly after apparently suffering a fatal heart attack in his Parliament Hill office on Wednesday.

Brown, 57, has been a Conservative MP since 2004. He represented the Ontario riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Xinhua reported.

Pakistan sends back Indian man who accidentally crossed border Pakistan sends back Indian man who accidentally crossed border


Islamabad, Pakistan Army on Sunday sent back an Indian citizen who had crossed the border by mistake, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Dalwandar Singh, 23, was handed over to the Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah Border after Punjab Rangers conducted the due legal process, Geo TV reported.

Sajid Javid named UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid named UK Home Secretary


London, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday named Sajid Javid, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, the new Home Secretary following Amber Rudd's resignation for "inadvertently misleading" MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants.

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