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Asia stocks rise on China growth, US govt funding woes dent dollar

TOKYO | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Asia stocks shook off losses on Wall Street and edged up to record highs on Friday following China's announcement of faster-than-expected fourth quarter growth, while worries over a possible U.S. gove

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India should not comment on Chinese construction in Doklam: Beijing (Lead)

Beijing |Friday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST

China on Friday said Doklam is Chinese territory and India has no business to comment if it builds infrastructure in the region.

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Chapchai takes clubhouse lead in weather-hit Singapore

SINGAPORE | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Thailand's Chapchai Nirat carded a spotless seven-under-par 64 in the second round of the Singapore Open on Friday to grab the clubhouse lead with Masters champion Sergio Garcia lurking behind on anot

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India-Pakistan trade charges over ceasefire violations, civilian deaths (Roundup)

New Delhi/Islamabad |Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST

India and Pakistan on Friday blamed each other for violations of the ceasefire at the border, with civilian deaths being reported from both sides amid heavy shelling and firing along the International

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Pakistan can't keep eyes shut on Hafiz Saeed: India

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST

India on Friday said Pakistan cannot keep its eyes shut over Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

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Maryam Nawaz to contest Pakistan General Elections: Report

Islamabad |Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has decided to take part in the next General Elections, a leading daily reported on Friday.

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Army soldier, BSF trooper among 4 killed in cross border firing

Jammu |Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

An Indian Army soldier was killed on Friday in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, on a day when a BSF trooper and two Indian civilians were killed in firing al

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Directionless policy of Modi government has led to disquiet at border: Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

The Congress on Friday raised concerns over the "directionless policy" on national security of the Narendra Modi government which it said has led to a "disquiet border" on the eastern and western fron

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Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC over ceasefire violations

Islamabad |Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn the "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian forces along the International Border in Sialkot Sector, that left one

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India condemns ceasefire violations by Pakistan

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST

India on Friday strongly condemned the continued violation by Pakistan of the ceasefire along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

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India-Pakistan trade charges over ceasefire violations, civilian deaths (Intro Roundup)

New Delhi/Islamabad |Friday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

India and Pakistan on Friday blamed each other for violations of the ceasefire at the border, with civilian deaths being reported from both sides amid heavy shelling and firing along the International

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Army soldier, BSF trooper among 4 killed in cross-border firing (Lead)

Jammu |Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

An Indian Army soldier was killed on Friday in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, on a day when a BSF trooper and two Indian civilians were killed in firing al

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