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October 13, 2017 7:46 AM Ruthless Ghana end India first World Cup

India's U-17 World Cup campaign ended on Thursday as they lost 4-0 to Ghana in their third Group A match in New Delhi. Eric Ayiah scored twice -- in the 43rd and 52nd minutes -- while second-half substitutes Richard Danso (86th) and Emmanuel Toku (87th) struck once each to break the hearts of the 52,614 home supporters at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 92

August 26, 2017 6:39 AM The day a rapist held India for ransom

For millions of Indians, a day that started with pride at a brave court verdict ended in rage, embarrassment, fear and an acute sense of shame. It was the day that tens of thousands of Indians went on the rampage in defense of a con man masquerading as a spiritual leader. Some have called it our very own Charlottesville moment. Gurmeet Singh, a flamboyant 57

August 15, 2017 1:56 AM The road to India's partition

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) As citizens of India and Pakistan celebrate 70 years of their independence in August, they will also remember 1947 as the momentous year of their simultaneous birth. That year, the British quit their “jewel in the crown 56

August 14, 2017 6:02 PM As Pakistan Marks 70 Years Of Independence, Its Minorities Struggle For Space

As Pakistan Marks 70 Years Of Independence, Its Minorities Struggle For Space People pose in front of Pakistan Independence Day signs in Lahore. The country, created in 1947 as a homeland for South Asia's Muslims, celebrated 70 years of independence on Aug. 14. The children pile into the stadium in shiny clothes, clutching green-and-white Pakistani flags 44

August 14, 2017 2:26 PM India: 70 years of independence

Celebrations of India’s independence are always laced thickly with sorrow, but especially so this year. The struggle that won India its freedom from the British on August 15, 1947, was conducted in the name of non-violence, the central pillar of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy. And yet, when freedom arrived, it did so awash with blood. More than a million 213

August 14, 2017 3:42 AM 70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Radesh Singh’s grandfather was just 11 years old when he left his village in India’s Punjab province to move to Peshawar, in the far northwest of the country on the border with Afghanistan. The year was 1901: The British ruled the Indian subcontinent, Pakistan wasn’t even a glimmer in the eye of its founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah 38

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM Kano Pilgrims Board secures 3200 visas

“The board has made all necessary arrangements for a hitch-free hajj operation, ” he said. This year, the Saudi government launched the E-visas programme for the hajj pilgrims. The National Commissioner disclosed that the Federal Government approved three Nigerian Airlines namely Medview Airline, Max Air, Azman Air and one foreign airline, Flynas from Saudi 27

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM Biman wants more slots in Saudi Arabia to transport Hajj pilgrims

Aiming to resolve the ongoing uncertainty over Hajj flights, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has applied to Saudi Arabian civil aviation authority to allot more slots (landing permission) for transporting Hajj pilgrims. Shakil Meraj, general manager and spokesperson of Biman, confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune on Wednesday, saying: “We need more slots 36

June 10, 2017 5:22 AM Modi's foreign visits: With Kazakhstan, it is 62 in 3 years

In less than a week after returning from his four-nation tour to Germany, Spain, Russia and France, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for a visit to Kazakhstan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit where India has been inducted as a full member of the group. For those who have been following the prime minister's way of functioning and time in office 94

June 2, 2017 3:45 PM Leaving Paris: One and a Half Cheers for President Trump

Is there really a ‘better deal’ in the offing? Mr. Trump yesterday announced that he would withdraw the U.S. from the international climate agreement reached in Paris in late 2015, but would seek to renegotiate it so as to achieve a “better deal.” And his disparagement of the “Green Climate Fund” — a planned $100 billion wealth transfer from the developed 135