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The Barcelona attacker will miss Brazil’s final Copa America group stage game after picking up his second booking of the tournament on Wednesday

The Barcelona attacker will miss Brazil’s final Copa America group stage game after picking up his second booking of the tournament on Wednesday Brazil will have to make do without the services of Neymar in their final Copa America group C encounter versus Venezuela due to suspension after the forward picked up his second yellow card of the group stages ... Read More »

ISI held Osama prisoner for 6 yrs, handed over to US: Report

London: Pakistan’s ISI had held Osama Bin Laden prisoner for nearly six years in Abbottabad and handed him over to the US in a staged raid, a media report said today in new controversial account of the al-Qaeda chief’s death. Pulitzer Prize-winning American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has already termed the official US account of the raid and Osama’s killing ... Read More »

Pak company sold 8 Yamaha engines to 2008 Mumbai attacks facilitator

  Islamabad: A Pakistani company had sold eight Japanese Yamaha engines to one of the 2008 Mumbai attack facilitators who supplied them to terrorists, including Ajmal Kasab, for reaching Mumbai in a dingy, a senior manager of the firm today told an anti-terrorism court. The company’s general manager, one of the two witnesses who testified before the court which is ... Read More »

‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’: Prime Minister asks all to stay connected

New Delhi: In an effort to reach out to the masses, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched his mobile application which provides a unique opportunity to receive messages and e-mails directly from the PM.  PM Modi took to Twitter to write: “ Launched ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’. Come, lets stay connected on the mobile!” Launched ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’. ... Read More »

PM Modi calls Sharif, extends Ramzan wishes, assures to free Pak fishermen

New Delhi: In an attempt to break the ice with his Pakistani counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called Nawaz Sharif and extended his wishes on the occasion of Ramzan while stressing the need for having “peaceful” and “friendly” bilateral ties amid a war of words between the two countries. As per news channel reports, PM Modi made a phone call ... Read More »

14,000 South Sudanese flee to Sudan in two weeks: UN

Khartoum: Some 14,000 South Sudanese, mostly women and children, have fled their country`s civil war to Sudan in the past fortnight, creating an “emergency within an emergency,” the UN refugee agency warned Saturday.  South Sudan descended into civil war in December 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his ex-deputy Riek Machar of attempting a coup, splitting the country along tribal ... Read More »

Suspected mastermind of 1982 Paris attack on Jews `held in Jordan`

Paris: The suspected mastermind of an attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982 that left six people dead and 22 injured, has been arrested in Jordan, a source close to the case said Wednesday. Zuhair Mohamad Hassan Khalid al-Abassi, alias “Amjad Atta”, was one of three men for whom France issued an international arrest warrant earlier this year. He was ... Read More »

Indian Navy ships reach Malaysia

New Delhi: As part of an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea, ships of the Indian Navy`s Eastern Fleet reached Kuantan in Malaysia on Wednesday on a four-day visit. The fleet is under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet. The Indian warships taking part in this deployment are INS Ranvir, ... Read More »

GenX Nano fulfils all requirements to be a smart city car: Mayank Pareek

  Tata Motors whose world-renowned Nano has been struggling for quite some time now, has recently launched an all-new version of the entry-level car – GenX Nano. Though the company does not want to share target figures, it is confident that it can create market demand. GenX, the company’s third offering under Horizonext, promises feature-rich products that offer best-in-class technology ... Read More »

Violence cost India’s economy $342 billion in 2014: Report India’s economy $342 billion in 2014: Report

New Delhi: Violence hit India where it hurts the most — it impacted the economy to the tune of USD 341.7 billion in 2014, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace(IEP). The country has been ranked at a lowly 143 out of 162 nations in this year’s Global Peace Index (GPI). According to the 2015 GPI published Wednesday, escalating ... Read More »