Zakir Naik’s passport revoked, he’s now stateless

Zakir Naik’s passport revoked, he’s now stateless
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The government has revoked the passport of fugitive Islamic preacher Zakir Naik following a recommendation from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) which has already booked him under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his terror links. The revocation of the passport by the regional passport office in Mumbai makes Zakir Naik a stateless person.

July 19, 2017 at 04:50AM
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As Pak rains shells, 217 kids trapped in schools

As Pak rains shells, 217 kids trapped in schools
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At least 217 students and 15 teachers trapped in three schools close to the LoC during a deadly rain of mortar shells from Pakistan were rescued on Tuesday in a daring operation conducted by police and the district administration. One of the school buildings in the Nowshera sector took direct hits but there were no casualties.

July 19, 2017 at 04:39AM
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Sikkim stand-off could escalate into full-scale conflict, warns China

Sikkim stand-off could escalate into full-scale conflict, warns China
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China has launched a high-stakes propaganda blitz, painting India as the aggressor and holding out the threat of a full-scale confrontation as the two countries face off on the Bhutanese Doklam plateau. Worried about being seen bullying a small country like Bhutan, it is desperate to blame India for the stand-off on the border.

July 19, 2017 at 04:23AM
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AI chief to staff: Get ready for corporate culture

AI chief to staff: Get ready for corporate culture
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With privatisation on the anvil, Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani has asked employees to be ready for a complete change in work culture and that merit will get a “better deal”. “These are changing times and any change, despite being inevitable, is always hard to accept, AI chief wrote in a letter.

July 19, 2017 at 02:54AM
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Pak shelling targets J&K schools; 217 students, 15 teachers rescued

Pak shelling targets J&K schools; 217 students, 15 teachers rescued
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Braving Pakistani shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC), authorities in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evacuated 217 students and 15 teachers from three schools where they were trapped for over six hours.

July 19, 2017 at 02:38AM
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China unusually aggressive on Dokalam: Jaishankar

China unusually aggressive on Dokalam: Jaishankar
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The foreign secretary told the panel that India has clearly outlined its position on the border and Chinese have their own position, but they are misinterpreting it so India was trying to clarify it. He said that India has been maintaining the same position since 1895 as per an Anglo-Chinese agreement.

July 19, 2017 at 02:03AM
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