India confiscates properties of top Sikh separatist

India's top investigation agency today confiscated the properties of a prominent Sikh separatist and close ally of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, whose killing has sparked a diplomatic row between India and Canada

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US says it expects India to work with Canada on murder case

The United States made clear on Friday that it expected the Indian government to work with Canada on efforts to investigate the possible involvement of New Delhi agents in the murder of a Canadian citizen in June

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India’s Manipur State / After protests, 5 men arrested under stringent law get bail

In a rare occurrence, bail has been given to five men in Manipur despite them being charged under sections of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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ISRO says 'no response' from Moon lander, rover

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today said it attempted to re-establish communication with Vikram lander and Pragyan rover of Moon mission but has not got any response yet

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Indian sports minister won’t attend Asian Games in China

Decision taken in protest of Beijing’s denial of accreditation to some Indian athletes from Arunachal Pradesh

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33% reserved seats for women: Upper house of Indian parliament approves bill

The Indian parliament has given approval to the historic Constitution (128th Amendment) Bill-2023, providing for the reservation of 33 percent of seats in Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies for women

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Pakistan sets election for January

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday announced a general election for January, almost three months later than scheduled, removing political uncertainty over the timing to help salvage a falling economy.

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Beijing, Moscow must deepen co-op

Beijing’s top diplomat told President Vladimir Putin that China and Russia must work to strengthen cooperation in the face of a “complex international situation”, Chinese state media reported yesterday. Speaking at a meeting with Putin in Saint Petersburg,

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Killing of Sikh Separatist Near Vancouver: India-Canada row escalates

New Delhi yesterday said it is seeking the reduction of Canadian diplomatic staff in India and has stopped visa services, as a row over the killing of a Sikh separatist deepens.

Diplomatic spat: India says visa processing in Canada 'on hold'

India today said it has put visa processing applications in Canada on hold due to “security threats

Thai ex-MP banned for life for ‘disrespecting monarchy’

A Thai politician and activist was banned from politics for life yesterday for breaching “ethical standards” with decade-old photos deemed disrespectful to the kingdom’s revered monarchy.

Escaped Chinese crocodiles all captured: state media

Dozens of crocodiles that escaped a flooded Chinese farm have all been recaptured, state media reported on Tuesday, a week after the reptilian runaways wriggled free.

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Canada says it suspects India involved in Sikh leader murder

Canada said on Monday that it was "actively pursuing credible allegations" linking Indian government agents to the murder of a Sikh separatist leader in British Columbia in June, dealing a further blow to diplomatic ties between the countries

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Stop ‘destructive’ military activities

Taiwan’s defence ministry yesterday urged China to stop “destructive, unilateral action” after reporting a sharp rise in Chinese military activities near the island, warning such behaviour could lead to a sharp increase in tensions.

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China hits out at German FM’s ‘dictator’ Xi comment

China yesterday lashed out against German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock for calling President Xi Jinping a “dictator”, branding the comment “an open political provocation” that was “extremely absurd”.

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Proceedings shown live on TV for first time

Proceedings from Pakistan’s Supreme Court were broadcast live yesterday by state television for the first time, giving an unprecedented view into the workings of an institution that has historically had a huge impact on the country’s politics.

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Where is Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu?

The disappearance of Defense Minister Li Shangfu is the most recent case of apparent problems among the top echelons of China's political leadership

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Modi, Mamata laud Santiniketan's inclusion in Unesco World Heritage List

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the inclusion of Santiniketan in the Unesco World Heritage List is a “proud moment for all Indians”.

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‘Future of Europe is at stake’

Italy’s prime minister warned yesterday that the “future of Europe is at stake”, after droves of migrants landed on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa.

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N Korea’s leader wraps up Russia trip

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Russia yesterday after a rare six-day visit that appeared to solidify his country’s ties with President Vladimir Putin -- fanning Western fears that Pyongyang could provide Moscow with weapons for its assault on Ukraine.

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Army soldier abducted, killed

The body of an Indian Army soldier identified as Sepoy Serto Thangthang Komwas was found at Khuningthek village in Manipur’s Imphal East district yesterday, officials said.

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