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India ranks 133 on Press Freedom Index, worse than Afghanistan
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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 ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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Former Pakistan PM Gilani's kidnapped son recovered from Afghanistan

The son of Pakistan’s ex-prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was on Tuesday rescued from the clutches of Taliban in a joint operation by the US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, three years after he was abducted from his hometown in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Ali Haider Gilani “has been recovered today in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan and US security forces in Ghazni, Afghanistan,” Pakistan’s foreign office said in a statement. Afghan National ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Son of Pakistan's ex-PM returns home after 3 years in captivity  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Two Indians killed in Kabul blast

IMAGE: Afghan security forces inspect bloodstains on a minibus that was hit by suicide attacker at the site of an incident in Kabul on Monday. Photograph: Omar Sobhani/Reuters Two Indians working as guards at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul were among 25 people killed in a string of Taliban suicide attacks across Afghanistan on Monday. In the first attack, a Taliban suicide bomber hit a minibus carrying foreign security guards in Kabul along the main road to the eastern city of Jalalabad, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Taliban attack kills at least 30 in Kabul  Rediff.com2 months ago
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India asks UN: Why is new Taliban chief not designated as terrorist?

India has demanded the United Nations to slap sanctions against the new Taliban leader in Afghanistan, saying it is "sheer folly" that the leader of a proscribed entity is not yet designated as a terrorist individual. "It is sheer folly that the leader of a proscribed entity is not yet designated as a terrorist individual," India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said at a Security Council debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Supporting ...
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JeM leader who directed Pathankot attack flees to Afghanistan

The Jaish-e-Mohammed leader who gave directions over the phone to the terrorists during the attack on the Pathankot airbase has reportedly managed to flee to Afghanistan from Pakistan, an official said. “The alleged JeM handler who communicated by telephone more than two-dozen times with the terrorists in Pathankot before they carried out the attack on the airbase on January 2, 2016 has managed to cross into Afghan border,” a member of the Joint Investigation Team probing the ...
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How a marine saved dozens of lives during Orlando shooting

A 24-year-old Marine, who served in Afghanistan, is being hailed as a hero for helping scores of people escape from an Orlando club targeted by a terrorist who killed 49 people in the deadliest shooting in the United States history. Imran Yousuf, a bouncer at the Pulse nightclub, heard the gunfire break out early Sunday morning. "The initial one was three or four (shots). That was a shock. Three of four shots go off and you could tell it was a high caliber," Yousuf, a former sergeant who just ...
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Pakistan, US discuss bilateral ties strained after drone strike

A US delegation which included senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the US National Security Council Peter Lavoy and Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson arrived here this morning to hold talks with Pakistan's ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago India-Iran-Afghan alliance ominous, say Pakistani hawks  Rediff.com4 weeks ago 1 dies in Pakistan as quake jolts Afghanistan, strong tremors felt in India  Rediff.com2 months ago India derailed the dialogue, not us: Pakistan  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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With entry into NSG on his mind, PM embarks on 5-nation tour

With an aim to bolster ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a five-nation visit to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico focus of which will be to enhance India’s engagement in areas of trade, energy and security, besides pushing for its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. Modi is likely to seek support of Switzerland and Mexico for India’s membership of the 48-member NSG as both these countries are key members of the elite group. The issue ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Modi to kick off his 5-nation visit tomorrow  Rediff.com3 weeks ago In Pictures | 5 highlights from PM Narendra Modi's five-nation tour  DNA2 weeks ago PM Modi arrives in US for three-day visit  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Kin of Indian woman abducted in Kabul write to PM

The Centre on Monday said it is working round the clock to secure the release of Judith D’Souza who has been abducted in Afghanistan even as her family wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to do his ‘utmost’ in ensuring that she is reunited with them at the earliest. ‘This is a very delicate matter. Human life is at stake. We are working round the clock. I cannot share details,’ tweeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while responding to a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Indian woman abducted in Kabul  Rediff.com2 weeks ago It's chill time for Indo-Chinese relations  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Full text of Modi's address to US Congress

Here’s the full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the United States Congress. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters Mr Speaker, Mr Vice President,  Distinguished Members of the US Congress Ladies and Gentlemen. I am deeply honoured by the invitation to address this Joint Meeting of the US Congress. Thank you, Mr Speaker for ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Modi's tightrope walk in Saudi Arabia  Rediff.com2 months ago Modi in US: Full text of PM Modi's speech in US Congress  DNA3 weeks ago
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