Monday, April 24, 2017



Mehbooba Mufti meets Indian PM to discuss unrest in Kashmir

Amid increasing violence in the disputed Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the state’s Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kashmir has seen various instances of locals clashing with security personnel over the last few weeks. Our India correspondent Neha Poonia reports

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Names of UAE martyrs to be sent to space

As part of the Martyrs Badge initiative, insignias decorated with the names of fallen Emirati soldiers are going to be sent to the international space station. The emblems will then be returned to Earth and to the Martyrs’ families. This is just one of the initiatives to be launched by ...

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38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach

Britain’s immigration officials have reportedly detained 38 Indians for overstaying their visas or working illegally. This came after authorities apparently conducted raids in two clothing factories in the city of Leicester. Of those detained, 31 had outstayed their visas, seven had entered the country illegally and one was working in ...

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New Zealand considers restricting laptops on Middle East flights

After United States, Britain and Australia, New Zealand is now planning to introduce laptop restrictions on flights from some countries in the Middle East. Prime Minister Bill English on Monday said the country’s civil aviation authority was “assessing the evidence to determine what is appropriate”. In a statement, the aviation ...

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