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Indian woman who was 'forced' to marry returns; calls Pakistan 'maut ka kuan'
26.05.17 12:36 as General - TEAM PT

Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint during her visit there, dubbed Pakistan a "maut ka kuan" (well of death) while narrating her ordeal on her return to the national capital.
 
She returned home via the Wagah ...
  


It Happens only in India: Wedding called off over all-veg menu, bride finds new groom among guests
29.04.17 12:27 as UP - TEAM PT

The ban on illegal slaughterhouses across Uttar Pradesh took a toll on a wedding as a man in the district refused to solemnise his marriage after seeing that only pure vegetarian dishes were served. The incident took place on Wednesday in Kulhedi village, when a ...
  


‘Spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death in Pakistan; Full text of his  alleged confession
10.04.17 04:44 as Spy - team pt

A Pakistani army court on Monday sentenced alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to death "for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan”, the military announced.
 
"The spy has been tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under Pakistan Army Act and awarded death sentence,” ...
  


Sartaj Aziz’s Heart of Asia Summit visit preponed; to arrive in Amritsar today
03.12.16 18:10 as Heart of Asia - TEAM PT

In a last minute change in schedule, Pakistan’s foreign secratary  Sartaz Aziz’s visit to Amritsar for Heart Of Asia summit has been pre-poned by a day. The Pakistan NSA, who was scheduled to arrive on Sunday, will now come to India by Saturday evening.
 
Pakistan Foreign ...
  


India, Afghanistan plan air cargo link over Pakistan, for bilateral trade
03.12.16 17:58 as Heart of Asia - TEAM PT

India and Afghanistan could firm up an air corridor connectivity project to enable the landlocked country to trade with India, the biggest country and market for Afghan goods in South Asia, given that Pakistan has refused direct trade between the two countries through its territory.

The ...
  


Pakistan’s allegations against Indian diplomats 'baseless'
03.11.16 20:46 as Defence - TEAM PT

The Indian government on Thursday flatly rejected Pakistan's allegations that officials at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were spying. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) also hit out strongly against the publication of the pictures and names of Indian High Commission officials it has ...
  


Letting Dalai Lama Visit Arunachal Will Damage Relations, China Warns India
28.10.16 16:07 as Arunachal Pradesh -

China today hit out at India's statement saying the Dalai Lama was "free to travel" to Arunachal Pradesh, warning that any visit would "damage" relations.

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has been invited to visit the state in March 2017, and the Ministry of External Affairs ...
  


Will India's tax evasion amnesty scheme curb 'black money'?
14.10.16 20:18 as Black Money - Sanjoy Majumder*

Earlier this month, the Indian government announced that tens of thousands of people had taken advantage of a tax evasion amnesty scheme to declare more than $9.5bn (£7.3bn) in undisclosed incomes and assets.

It's being seen as a financial windfall for the government and also being ...
  


40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report
17.06.16 00:51 as Environment - PT TEAM

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report.

The ‘Global Environmental Outlook ...
  


'Achhe Din Door Ast'? India at 133 rank in World Press Freedom Index
20.04.16 06:20 as Intolerance - pt team

'Achhe Di'n are still far away for Indian media persons.
 
 India ranks abysmally low at 133 among 180 countries, in the latest annual World Press Freedom Index which says Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems "indifferent” to the threats posed to journalists.
 
The 2016 ‘World Press Freedom ...
  



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