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Babri Mosque ruling not a precedent for other claims

ANKARA:  India dispelled fears that the Supreme Court decision of handing over historic Babri Mosque site to Hindus would cast any shadow on other religious places or disputes in the country, Anadolu Agency reported yesterday. A statement issued by the

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In India, gods ‘flex their muscles’ over scarce land

It has unleashed deadly riots and set Hindus against Muslims – now it is for the nation’s top court to end decades of discord and decide who owns the most contested plot in India. At dispute is a scrap of

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Zakir Naik: I never created terrorists!

Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik slammed India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) over claims that the majority of Islamic State (IS) supporters arrested in the country had been radicalised through his videos. In a statement today he also accused the

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Dr M on India palm oil curb: We will talk to them

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will have to work diplomatically if India decides to restrict the imports of Malaysian palm oil. He said the speculated issues were just a reaction from traders and so

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Under pressure, M’sia offers to increase imports from India after Kashmir row

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is considering raising imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, potentially easing trade tensions after reports New Delhi could restrict Malaysian palm oil imports following the country’s criticism of India’s actions in Kashmir. Malaysia is

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SOJC 2019: Malaysia lose 2-4 to India

JOHOR BAHRU: Malaysia began its campaign in the Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) under-21 international hockey tournament on the wrong footing when they lost 2-4 to India at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium here tonight. The squad under Nur Saiful Zaini

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Modi and Xi to discuss border issues amid Kashmir row

NEW DELHI: Chinese President Xi Jinping and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to agree new security measures along their unsettled border during a summit today, officials said, in an effort to smooth ties ruffled by differences over Kashmir.

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Modi threatened with ‘nuclear Armageddon’ if Kashmir conflict continues

INDIA has been warned that any further conflict could transform into “nuclear armageddon” in Kashmir. Tensions between the two countries threatened to spill over into all-out conflict earlier this year over the disputed region of Kashmir. Such is the security risk

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Press group: Restrictions aimed at ‘gagging’ Kashmiri media

SRINAGAR (Jammu and Kashmir): With the communication blockade in Kashmir region entering its 50th day yesterday, the Kashmir Press Club (KPC) said the “unreasonable restrictions” are aimed at “gagging the press,” Anadolu Agency reported, quoting the press club’s statement. “The

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India hikes up tariff on Malaysia’s refined palm oil

India’s demand for Malaysian refined palm oil is likely to drop sharply in October following a tax hike, curtailing further exports from the Southeast Asian country and leading to higher inventories. India, the world’s biggest edible oil importer, on Wednesday

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