India


Dawood Ibrahim Dying Of Gangrene? Buzz On Successor Already Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Tejas Mehta, MUMBAI, (NDTV): A former police officer who investigated Mumbai's underworld for many years has said that Dawood Ibrahim's trusted lieutenant Chhota Shakeel is likely to be his successor if reports that India's most wanted terrorist is dying of gangrene are true. "Chhota Shakeel is..

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After Protests, Indian Govt Withdraws New Provident Fund Rules Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Bengaluru, (Agencies): Confronted by protests - including a riot in Bengaluru that saw buses and police jeeps set on fire - the Indian government has cancelled controversial new rules on when you can withdraw money from your provident fund, which serves as a savings plan for when salaried workers..

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Finally, A Deal. India To Buy 36 Rafale Jets For $8.8 Billion Friday, April 15th, 2016

Sudhi Ranjan Sen, (NEW DELHI): India's much-negotiated deal with France for 36 fighter jets is final - it will buy the French-made Rafale planes for 8.8 billion dollars, said sources to NDTV. The agreement is to be signed within three weeks and it will take at least 18 months for India to get the..

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Bone fragments from WWII crashes returning from India Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

NEW DELHI, (AP): The tiny bone fragments formally turned over to the US on Wednesday carry a world of significance and perhaps closure for possibly a few American families who lost a loved one over the mountains of India in World War II. During a solemn ceremony Wednesday, US military members paid..

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British royal couple lunches with Indian prime minister Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

NEW DELHI, (AP): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a private lunch Tuesday at a former palace in New Delhi. Before going indoors, Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, strolled on either side of Modi, chatting and smiling before..

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Prince William and wife Kate begin royal tour of India Sunday, April 10th, 2016

MUMBAI, (AP): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge paid their respects at one of the sites of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks Sunday as they began a weeklong visit to India, their first royal tour in two years. Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, began their first engagement in..

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Amitabh Bachchan On Panama Papers: ‘My Name Misused’ Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

NEW DELHI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, named in what has been dubbed the Panama Papers - a massive leak of tax documents on offshore companies and accounts of the rich and the powerful - said today that his name may have been "misused". "I do not know any of the companies referred to by Indian..

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Indian Kashmir gets first woman chief minister Monday, April 4th, 2016

SRINAGAR, India, (AP): The leader of a pro-India party on Monday became the first woman to become the chief minister of Indian-controlled Kashmir following the death of her father, the region's top elected leader. Mehbooba Mufti took the oath of office after her Peoples' Democratic Party and..

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