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Ishrat Jahan was LeT suicide bomber, Headley tells court

Ishrat Jahan was LeT suicide bomber, Headley tells court

MUMBAI: In a significant claim, Pakistani- American terrorist David Coleman Headley today said that Ishrat Jahan – who was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2004 in Gujarat–was actually… Read more »

Harinder Sidhu to be new Australian High Commissioner to India

Harinder Sidhu to be new Australian High Commissioner to India

MELBOURNE: Australia today appointed veteran woman career diplomat Harinder Sidhu as its next High Commissioner to India, the second Indian-origin official to serve as the country’s envoy to India in… Read more »

Sikh-American actor flies home wearing his turban

Sikh-American actor flies home wearing his turban

NEW YORK: Ending his two-day standoff with Aeromexico, Waris Ahluwalia has returned to New York onboard Mexico’s flag carrier after he was barred by it from boarding a flight from… Read more »

Andreessen's comments on India 'deeply upsetting' Zuckerberg

Andreessen’s comments on India ‘deeply upsetting’: Zuckerberg

WASHINGTON: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has distanced himself from the controversial comments on India made by social media giant’s board member Marc Andreessen, saying they were “deeply upsetting” and did… Read more »

Net neutrality Facebook shuts Free Basics in India

Net neutrality: Facebook shuts Free Basics in India

NEW DELHI: In a boost to net neutrality, Facebook has decided to shut down its controversial ‘Free Basics’ program in India, following telecom regulator Trai’s move to bar operators from… Read more »

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince meets PM Modi

Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince meets PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was today accorded a ceremonial welcome in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Al Nahyan, who… Read more »

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Prime Minister condoles Siachen braveheart”s death

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was extricated alive six days after an avalanche hit his post in Siachen Glacier,… Read more »

NRI businessmen upbeat over Abu Dhabi leader's India visit

NRI businessmen upbeat over Abu Dhabi leader’s India visit

DUBAI: Indian businessmen based in the UAE have hailed the ongoing visit of Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to India hoping it would further boost… Read more »

Cross border trade reaches 3700 cr mark in Kashmir

Cross border trade reaches 3700 cr mark in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Trade across the Line of Control (LoC) between the divided parts of Kashmir on Srinagar- Muzaffarabad Road has crossed Rs 3,700 crores, officials said. “A total of 3,156 trucks… Read more »

Pak play 'Among Fog' cancelled at NSD theatre festival

Pak play cancelled at NSD theatre festival

NEW DELHI: Pakistani play “Among Fog”, scheduled to be staged today at NSD’s ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav theatre festival, was cancelled due to visa issues. The team of “Among Fog”,… Read more »

Anushka Sharma learns wrestling for 'Sultan'

Anushka Sharma learns wrestling for ‘Sultan’

MUMBAI: Actress Anushka Sharma is currently getting trained in wrestling for her role in Salman Khan-starrer “Sultan”. The 27-year-old “NH 10” actress plays a wrestler in the upcoming YRF’s sports… Read more »

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India Post E-paper Edition February 12, 2016

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Obama administration proposes USD 860 mn in aid for Pak

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has proposed USD 860 million in aid for Pakistan, including USD 265 million for military hardware, which it said would help the country fight terrorists, secure… Read more »

'Rise of Global Southern Belt to give ray of hope to Indians'

‘Rise of Global Southern Belt to give ray of hope to Indians’

NEW DELHI: China’s initiative to revitalize the Silk Road would open many opportunities and the rise of the Global Southern Belt would provide a ray of hope to Indian entrepreneurs,… Read more »

Flyers who frequently bring foreign currency put under scanner

Flyers who frequently bring foreign currency put under scanner

NEW DELHI: Passengers who frequently bring foreign currency to India in large amounts, have been put under the scanner of a central revenue intelligence agency to check the suspected flow… Read more »

'Hanamanthappa chose conflict areas over peace postings'

‘Hanamanthappa chose conflict areas over peace postings’

JAMMU: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who is in a critical condition after miraculously surviving six days buried under snow on the Siachen glacier, chose difficult areas over “peace” postings and… Read more »

Spurt in indirect tax mop up to help govt meet FY16 target

Spurt in indirect tax mop up to help govt meet FY16 target

NEW DELHI: Indirect tax collection is likely to exceed by about Rs 40,000 crore this fiscal that will help the government meet the budgetary target of revenue collection for the… Read more »

Never thought of car as a cleaning machineJavadekar on Jaguar

Never thought of car as a cleaning machine: Javadekar on Jaguar claim

NEW DELHI: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said he never thought of a car as a “cleaning machine” and termed as “crazy statements” the claim of Jaguar Land Rover CEO… Read more »

Indian drugs cheaper, says Govt on withdrawing duty exemption

Indian drugs cheaper, says Govt on withdrawing duty exemption

NEW DELHI: Defending the move to end the customs duty exemption for import of 76 life saving drugs including those for treating cancer, AIDS and haemophilia, Government has said Indian… Read more »

J&K set to host 10th edition of SaMaPa music fest

J&K set to host 10th edition of SaMaPa music fest

NEW DELHI: Spread over 35 locations across the scenic state and 75 concert performances, music cutting across genres is set to resonate Jammu and Kashmir as the 10th edition of… Read more »