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Govt offers to buy 200 jets if produced in India – Made-in-India drive starts up

NEW DELHI, Oct 29, (RTRS): India is offering to buy hundreds of fighter planes from foreign manufacturers — as long as the jets are made in India and with a local partner, air force officials say. A deal for 200 single-engine planes produced in India — which the air force …

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India police kill at least 21 Maoists in shoot-out

New Delhi, Oct 24, 2016 (AFP) -Indian police on Monday killed at least 21 rebels in a shoot-out in eastern India, a local officer said, one of the deadliest incidents this year in a long-running Maoist insurgency. Police said they ambushed a meeting of 30 to 40 Maoists in a …

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India arrest in US ‘tax scam’

MUMBAI, Oct 17, (AFP): Indian police said Monday they had made a key arrest in a multi-million-dollar tax scam targeting US citizens, which they hope will soon lead them to the mastermind. Jagdish Kanani, 33, was arrested in Mumbai on Sunday and is suspected of helping main suspect Sagar Thakkar, …

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17 patients killed in hospital fire E. Indian state

NEW DELHI, Oct 17 (KUNA) — At least 17 patients were killed and tens of others injured in a fire that broke out in a Bhubaneswar private hospital in the Eastern Indian state of Odhisa. Press Trust of India said that the fire broke out at the Sum Hospital suspected …

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‘Terrorism poses big threat’ – Modi takes a dig at Pakistan

GOA, India, Oct 16, (Agencies): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi branded Pakistan a “mother-ship of terrorism” at a summit of the BRICS nations on Sunday, testing the cohesion of a group whose heavyweight member China is a close ally of India’s arch-rival. Modi’s remarks to a meeting of leaders from …

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India gets first Iranian oil parcel for emergency reserves

NEW DELHI, Oct 12 (Reuters) – India has received the first parcel of Iranian oil to partly fill its strategic storage in southern India, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd , which imported the very large crude carrier (VLCC), said on its website. MRPL shipped in 2 million barrels of Iranian …

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India to ‘evacuate’ workers from Saudi who have lost jobs and unable to pay for flight

NEW DELHI, Aug 1, (AP): India’s government said Monday it plans to evacuate thousands of Indian workers who have lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia and cannot afford to pay for a flight home. The workers were mostly employed by Saudi construction companies and were laid off amid a slowdown …

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Indian couple killed over ‘22-cent debt’

NEW DELHI, July 28, (AFP): An axe-wielding shopkeeper hacked a couple to death in northern India Thursday after they failed to pay a debt of 22 US cents, police said. The middle-aged couple from the lowest Dalit caste in Uttar Pradesh state were on their way to work early Thursday …

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New Delhi joins elite MTCR – Police arrest schoolgirl over exam cheating scandal

NEW DELHI, June 27, (Agencies): India on Monday joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology. Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar signed onto the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) aimed …

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India thump Zimbabwe to level 3-match series – Tourists bounce back from chastening defeat

HARARE, June 20, (AFP): India bounced back from their chastening defeat to Zimbabwe over the weekend to thump the hosts by 10 wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Monday and level the three-match series at 1-1. Zimbabwe’s unexpected two-run victory in Saturday’s opener had suggested …

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