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Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Suspected vigilantes on Saturday killed a Muslim man transporting two cows in India, just 15 months after a similar attack spotlighted the growing influence of pro-Hindu fringe groups. Many Hindus regard the cow as sacred, but India’s Muslim minority engages in the trade of cattle for slaughter and consumption, chiefly of buffalo meat, as well…

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The under-19 cricket hasn’t been paid for playing in the world cup yet

Pakistan Cricket Board has not paid salaries to the players who participated in the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

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Miandad wants regular Pak-India bilateral series

Batting legend Javed Miandad has said that Pakistan and India should play bilateral series on regular basis.

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Missing peace activist Raza Mehmood Khan returns home, friends say

A peace activist who disappeared last year has returned to his home in the eastern province of Punjab, his friends said on Friday. Raza Mehmood Khan, 40, a member of the Aghaz-i-Dosti (Start of Friendship) group that works to build peace with arch-rival India, had not been heard from since Dec.2. His family had filed…

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After India mob lynchings, WhatsApp to limit message forwarding

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said on Thursday, after Indian authorities sought curbs on spread of rumors that have led to violent incidents. Mob lynchings triggered by false incendiary messages in India, WhatsApp’s biggest market with more than 200 million…

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Mumbai attack case hearing adjourned till July 23

An anti-terrorism court in Islamabad adjourning on Wednesday the hearing of the Mumbai attack case without any proceedings till July 23. The hearing was adjourned after FIA prosecutor Akram Qureshi failed to appear before the court. Judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi is hearing the case. The bail applications of the six accused in the case was…

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Indian parliament to debate no-trust motion against Modi’s government

The opposition is hoping to make political gains by focusing attention on slow job growth and deteriorating law and order

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Building collapse in Delhi suburb kills at least two, more feared dead

A local media outlet earlier reported that at least 50 people were feared trapped

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At least 639 farmers committed suicide between March and May: Indian government

India’s rights watchdog has sounded the alarm over the suicide of hundreds of farmers in the western state of Maharashtra in recent months, calling for an official response. Despite state aid, Indian agriculture is in a dire state due to drought, failed crops, poor infrastructure and low prices for produce, but Maharashtra is particularly badly…

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England bowl in India ODI series-decider

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in the third and deciding one-day international against India at Headingley on Tuesday.

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India orders all Mother Teresa care homes inspected

Police earlier this month arrested a nun and a worker at one of the Missionaries of Charity order’s homes in Ranchi

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Tent collapse at Indian PM Modi’s rally injures 15

15 people were injured Monday at a public rally for Narendra Modi after a tent collapsed on the Indian prime minister’s audience, police said

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The Khattak who took Attan to kathak

A decade ago if you had told Khanzada Asfandyar Khattak that he would be dancing in Peshawar every week, he would have probably laughed at you. But as terrorism has receded in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the mood has changed, cultural capital has started to return. In the 1980s, his parents settled in Islamabad, where he…

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England bat against India in second ODI

The second one-day international between England and India is being played at Lord’s.

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India’s Natwest hero Kaif retires from cricket at 37

Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif on Friday retired from all forms of cricket — nearly 12 years after he last stepped out to play an international match for his country. Kaif, who played 125 one-day internationals during his six-year career, is famous for his match-winning 87 in the Natwest final against England at Lord’s in 2002….

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Kuldeep takes six England wickets as India win opening ODI

India’s spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav tormented England with a six wicket haul and Rohit Sharma then piled on the runs as the tourists won their opening one-day international with ease at Trent Bridge on Thursday. The victory by eight wickets, and with 9.5 overs remaining, came after the hosts were all out for 268 with…

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India bowl against England in first ODI

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against England in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge on Thursday. England made one change, with opener Alex Hales ruled out of a match on his Nottinghamshire home ground due to a side strain suffered batting in the nets on Wednesday. Jonny Bairstow…

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Bollywood biopic celebrates shot Indian hockey hero

The remarkable story of an Indian hockey player who spent two years out of the game after being accidentally shot before returning to captain his country hits cinemas this week. Sandeep Singh was travelling on a train in August 2006 when he was struck by a bullet that had been mistakenly fired by an officer…

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US oil exports to India soar ahead of sanctions on Iran

Last month, India’s oil ministry asked refiners to prepare to limit imports of Iranian oil ahead of US sanctions that take effect in November

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Indian police charge BJP lawmaker with teen rape

Indian federal investigators Wednesday charged a politician from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party with raping a teenager whose plight was ignored by police until she tried to set herself alight. The Central Bureau of Investigation charged Kuldeep Singh Sengar with the 2017 rape of a 16-year-old girl, whose father was later beaten in custody allegedly…

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15 dead in monsoon floods, landslides in India

At least 15 people died in floods and landslides in India on Wednesday, officials said, pushing the death toll from the annual monsoon rains pounding the country closer to 200. Landslides swept at least nine people to their deaths in Manipur in India’s remote and hilly northeast, said the state’s chief minister Nongthombam Biren. “I…

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