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Foley (US): Two pilots on board a US Navy training plane died after it crashed on Friday (October 24) in an Alabama residential neighbourhood near the Gulf Coast, authorities said. The training plane had taken off from Florida.

Pak economy may dip further, as FATF refuses to get country out of grey list

Pakistan may remain in the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the world’s top anti-terrorism monitoring group, which voted against the Islamic country on Friday for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s failure to fully comply with a 27-point action plan handed to it.

Indian air filthy, says Trump; Biden flags black rights, north Korea

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Washington: The State Department has proposed not to issue temporary business visas for H-1B speciality occupations which allowed several companies to send their technology professionals for a short stay to complete jobs on site in the US, a move which could affect hundreds of Indians.

Chinese soldier caught in Ladakh not released yet

The Chinese soldier caught by the Indian Army in Ladakh won't be released soon, as was anticipated immediately after his arrest on Monday (October 19).

Hindu groups seek apology from Kamala Harris’ niece for Durga pic

Washington: Hindu groups in the US have sought an apology from the niece of Senator Kamala Harris for tweeting an "offensive" image, which depicted the Democratic vice presidential nominee as goddess Durga.

India snubs China, includes Australia in joint naval exercise with Japan, US

India rubbed China the wrong way when it included Australia in the joint high-level Malabar naval exercises, which includes US and Japan.

If India snaps J&K telecom, Pakistan will provide its own network

The Pakistan government plans to extend its mobile coverage in Jammu and Kashmir to help terrorists infiltrate into the valley and nullify the impact of Government of India’s future attempts to block communication lines.

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US welcomes India’s involvement against China’s ‘aggressive behavio...

Senior US officials on Saturday (October 24) said that the country is closely monitoring the standoff in Ladakh and it does not want the situation to escalate between India and China, NDTV reported.

2 pilots on board US Navy training plane killed in Alabama crash

Foley (US): Two pilots on board a US Navy training plane died after it crashed on Friday (October 24) in an Alabama residential neighbourhood near the Gulf Coast, authorities said. The training plane had taken off from Florida.

BJP wants Mehbooba Mufti arrested for remarks on tricolour

Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti's remark on the tricolour while demanding restoration of special status for Jammu and Kashmir has triggered angry reactions from the BJP and Congress.

BJP sees different shades of saffron in Assam and Bengal

The BJP is adopting a differing approach to its core Hindutva stand in Assam and West Bengal that will go to polls at the same time early next year.

Pak economy may dip further, as FATF refuses to get country out of grey list

Pakistan may remain in the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the world’s top anti-terrorism monitoring group, which voted against the Islamic country on Friday for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s failure to fully comply with a 27-point action plan handed to it.

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Auckland: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern achieved a landslide victory and secured a second term in office on Saturday in New Zealand's general election.

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Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has blamed army chief General Qamar Bajwa for toppling his government and installing Imran Khan in his place.

Something close to genocide going on in China’s Xinjiang region: US

The US national security adviser has said that China was perpetrating “something close to” genocide with its treatment of Muslims in its Xinjiang region, Reuters reported. “If not genocide, something close to it is going on in Xinjiang,” Robert O’Brien told an online event hosted by the Aspen Institute on Friday, while highlighting other Chinese...

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Terror struck France for the second time in three weeks, this time a history teacher was ruthlessly beheaded in Paris. The suspected attacker was shot and killed by police.

CBI, US authorities crack down on call centre fraud scheme targeting elderly

Washington: In "an unprecedented coordinated effort", India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the US Department of Justice took simultaneous actions against a technical support fraud scheme, which was allegedly masterminded by an American citizen and operated from call centres in India to defraud hundreds of elderly and vulnerable people in the US, o...

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China, Russia win seats on UN rights council, Saudi loses

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Trump holds first election rally since contracting COVID-19

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I am feeling great, says Trump in first public address after COVID-19 scare

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday made his first public address after being discharged from hospital where he was treated for COVID-19 infection, assuring his supporters that he felt great.

Pakistan law ministry seeks discontinuation of two-finger test on rape victims

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China deployed 60,000 soldiers on India’s northern border: Mike Pompeo

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Trump, Joe Biden’s second US presidential debate cancelled

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Washington: US president Donald Trump, who has been battling COVID-19, has said that he will not take part in the second presidential debate with Democrat Joe Biden scheduled to be held virtually on October 15, saying that would be a “waste” of time.”No, I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate. That’s not what debating’s about,” he said in a telephone interview with Fox Business.

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