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Amit Shah’s tendentious speech in Jammu could spell an end to J&K’s special constitutional status-sports update

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah’s high-profile rally in Jammu on Saturday to observe the death anniversary of Syama Prasad Mookerjee — founder of the BJP’s predecessor party Bharatiya Jana Sangh — might indicate an end to the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, which Mookerjee died demanding. If it comes to that, […]

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UN report on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir failure of govt’s foreign policy, says Congress-sports update

New Delhi: The Congress hit out at the government over the United Nations report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir on Sunday, saying how it allowed the world body to come out with such a report. Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera, during a briefing in Delhi, accused the government of “criminal failure” on the foreign […]

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Italy says ‘arrogant’ France could become main enemy on migration-sports update

PARIS (Reuters) – Italy on Saturday said “arrogant” France risked becoming its “No.1 enemy” on migration issues, a day before European leaders convene in Brussels for a hastily arranged meeting on the divisive topic. In answer to comments by French President Emmanuel Macron, who said migration flows towards Europe had reduced compared with a few […]

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Nearly 300 Turkish diplomats seek asylum in Germany since coup attempt: report-sports update

BERLIN (Reuters) – Nearly 300 Turkish diplomats have sought asylum in Germany since a failed coup in Turkey in July 2016, a German newspaper reported Saturday. Data from the German interior ministry showed 1,177 Turks with diplomatic status or official credentials, including the spouses and children of diplomats, had requested asylum, the Welt am Sonntag […]

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Toni Kroos’ stoppage-time winner helps Germany beat Sweden in Group F thriller-sports update

Sochi: Toni Kroos rescued holders Germany from the brink of an unthinkable early World Cup exit on Saturday, curling home a sensational winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time to seal a 2-1 win over Sweden. The 10-man reigning champions were in deep trouble when Kroos stepped up to steer in his dramatic winner […]