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India ranks 133 on Press Freedom Index, worse than Afghanistan

India ranks 133 on Press Freedom Index, worse than Afghanistan

Report says Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems ‘indifferent’ to threats against journalists. India ranks an abysmally low at 133 among 180 countries in the latest annual World Press Freedom Index which says Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems ‘indifferent’ to the threats against journalists. The 2016 ‘World Press Freedom Index’ released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is led by Finland, which retained its top spot for the sixth consecutive year, followed ..., 1 week ago

Why South Africa dropped Steyn for Afghanistan match

'Dale is quite a skiddy bowler, on a wicket like this, the thinking was that it wouldn’t suit him much' 'We are a team that will make selections on the pitches that we play on' Proteas captain Faf du Plessis tells Harish Kotian/ why they had to take the big call of dropping the experienced Steyn against minnows Afghanistan.  IMAGE: South Africa's Dale Steyn warms-up ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 match against Afghanistan at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Revisiting Geronimo: The op that killed Osama bin Laden

It has been five years since Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by American forces in Pakistan’s Abbotabad. Many hoped that this would bring about the end of the ‘War On Terror’. The people who planned and executed the operation knew that getting bin Laden in Pakistan was going to be a difficult mission, and the plan nearly went awry. present to you a blow-by-blow account on what happened on the night of May 1, 2011, when the terror mastermind was killed ...
 Rediff.com4 hours ago Review: Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive has its goofy moments  Rediff.com2 months ago 'ISI controlled Osama's Abbottabad compound'  Rediff.com3 days ago US releases new set of Osama bin Laden documents  Rediff.com2 months ago

Modi has now realised the limits to India's power

Two years in office, there is very little to show for the Modi government by way of ‘achievements’ on the foreign policy front, and his China, Pakistan policies are gasping for breath, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. India’s policies toward China and Pakistan are in a logjam -- caught between the demands of Hindu nationalists who form the power base of the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rejectionist camp that opposes tooth and nail anything and everything ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Pakistan may use F-16 jets against India, say US lawmakers

Top United States lawmakers have expressed concerns over the Obama Administration’s decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying the aircrafts could be used against India and not in combating terrorism. They have also urged the Obama administration to review its decision in this regard. “Many members of Congress, including me, seriously question the judgement and timing of such a sale. Additionally, Indo-Pak tensions remain elevated and some question whether ...
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Taliban attack kills at least 30 in Kabul

IMAGE: Afghan security forces carry an injured security personnel after the suicide car bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. All photographs: Omar Sobhani Nearly 30 people have been feared dead and several others injured in a suicide bombing that rocked Kabul city early on Tuesday. The explosion apparently targeted a Secret Service Unit tasked with protecting VIPs, reports Tolo News. IMAGE: An Afghan man receives treatment at a hospital after the suicide car bomb attack. The ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Indian consulate in Afghanistan attacked, 9 killed  Rediff.com2 months ago 9 dead, 13 injured in attack near Afghan defence ministry  Rediff.com2 months ago

The geopolitics of Ashton Carter's India visit

The US intends to break up India’s strategic partnership with Russia and to continue to interfere in Indian-Iranian relations, apart from inserting itself into the Sino-Indian bilateral discourse, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar, analysing the US defence secretary's visit to India. IMAGE: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Secretary of Defence, Ashton Carter on board INS Vikramaditya. Photograph: Ministry of Defence United States Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has ...
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'Not at all surprised by Afghanistan's fighting performance'

IMAGE: England batsmen David Willey and Moeen Ali during the World Cup T20 match against Afghanistan at the Feroz Shah Kotla, in New Delhi, on Wednesday. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI England captain Eoin Morgan said the 57-run eight-wicket stand between Moeen Ali and David Willey proved to be the difference in his side's victory over an ever-improving Afghanistan in a group match of the ICC World Twenty20 at the Feroz Shah Kotla, in New Delhi, on Wednesday. - Scorecard - WORLD T20 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago WT20: Duminy ruled out of game against Windies  Rediff.com1 month ago WT20 PHOTOS: Afghanistan lose to South Africa despite Shahzad's blast  Rediff.com1 month ago WT20: Afghanistan face daunting task against South Africa  Rediff.com1 month ago

Inzamam set to take Pakistan job?

‘Shaharyar Khan called me and asked a favour to release Inzamam-ul-Haq as they are keen to hire him’ IMAGE: Inzamam-ul-Haq quits as Afghanistan coach. Photograph: PTI Photos. Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq is set to be appointed as the country's chief selector after he was released from his role as Afghanistan's head coach. The 46-year-old Inzamam guided Afghanistan to the Super 10 stage of the recent World Twenty20 in India, during which they defeated ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

1 dies in Pakistan as quake jolts Afghanistan, strong tremors felt in India

A powerful 7.1 magnitude today jolted many parts of Pakistan including Pakistan occupied Kashmir, killing one person and forcing people to flee their homes. The duration of the quake was around 10-15 seconds. The epicentre of the quake was in the border region of Afghanistan and Tajikistan in the HinduKush mountains having a depth of 236 kilometres. The quake was felt in Khyber-Pakhtuknkhwa and Punjab province as well as Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan regions. Several parts of ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Pakistan's growing nuclear stockpile poses risk: Pentagon  Rediff.com2 months ago Pakistan claims RAW running 'special cell' to sabotage CPEC  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Death toll from Pakistan quake rises to 6  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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