Army chief stresses on focusing on northern border, says India not weak (Roundup)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST

China is strong, and has been asserting itself, but India is not a weak country, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday, stressing that the focus now needs to shift from the western to the nort

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UN Security Council mission to visit Afghanistan

United Nations |Friday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST

A Security Council mission is to visit Afghanistan in a show of support to the war-torn nation, Council President Kairov Umarov has said.

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Singapore November retail sales rise highest in nearly two years

SINGAPORE | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

Singapore's on-year retail sales in November jumped the highest in nearly 2 years thanks to a surge in computer and telecommunications equipment sales, data showed on Friday. Total retail sales rose 5

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Hunt on for serial killer who raped, murdered minor in Pakistan

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

Pakistan police on Friday continued its hunt for a serial killer who they say raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl in the Kasur city of Punjab province.

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India, Pakistan NSAs met, talked terror: MEA

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST

India for the first time confirmed on Thursday that National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met his Pakistani counterpart Nasir Khan Janjua in Bangkok last month with a focus on how to fight terror

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Outrage over minor's rape, murder cripples Pakistani city

Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST

Hundreds of people blocked roads and shut down markets for a second day on Thursday to protest the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in the city of Kasur in Pakistan's Punjab province.

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Centre's directionless policies compromising national security: Congress

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST

Pointing to Chinese transgressions in Arunachal Pradesh, the Congress on Thursday slammed the Narendra Modi government and said "its directionless policies are harming Indias strategic interests and c

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China says U.S. curbs on tech exports to it only contributes to trade deficit

BEIJING | Thursday, Jan 11 2018 IST

China's commerce ministry said on Thursday the United States' restrictions on tech exports to the country will contribute to the trade deficit it has with China. The United States' 301 investigation i

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