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India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-4 ballistic missile

NEW DELHI: India successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable, long-range ballistic missile on Monday, the Defence Ministry said. “A successful training launch of an Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-4, was carried out at approximately 1930 hours on June 06, 2022, from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha (eastern India),” the ministry said in a …

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Rahul Gandhi blasts Modi-led BJP over ‘shameful bigotry’

As India continues to receive backlash from Muslim countries over the anti-Islam remarks by two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) officials, Rahul Gandhi, leader of India’s main opposition party, hit out at the ruling party for its “shameful bigotry”. Several Muslim countries, including Pakistan, took strong exception to the derogatory remarks …

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Death toll rises to 26 after Indian bus falls into gorge

MUMBAI: The death toll has risen to 26 after a bus fell into a gorge in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand with 30 people on board, with four of those rescued in critical condition, a police official said on Monday. The updated toll in Sunday’s bus crash was provided to …

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Killing of Kashmiri youth evidence of Indian terrorism: Prof Cheng

BEIJING: Another 10 innocent Kashmiri youths were brutally killed by the Indian occupation forces, which is clearly another evidence of state terrorism committed by the Indian authorities, Cheng Xizhong, visiting professor of Southwest University of Political Science and Law, said. Cheng in a statement issued in Beijing said the Indian …

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India rejects OIC response to BJP officials’ remarks

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign ministry on Monday rejected the statement by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) over the anti-Islam remarks by top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) officials, saying it was “unwarranted a narrow-minded.” The bloc as well as the International Union of Muslim Scholars had denounced the uncalled comments that caused an uproar in the …

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