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Rohingyas are not terrorists, nor a threat to India's security: Refugee

Kuala Lumpur |Thursday, 2017 9:45:19 PM IST

Twenty three-year-old Mohammad Imran, a Rohingya who has grown up in a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar after his family fled violence in Myanmar, says he is "disheartened" to learn that India

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Rohingas are illegal immigrants, will be deported: India (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 9:45:24 PM IST

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that Rohingyas who have entered India from Myanmar should not be mistaken as refugees because they are "illegal immigrants" who need to be sent back

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Wozniacki keeps title defence alive, Strycova downs Konta

TOKYO | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST

Caroline Wozniacki kept her title defence alive in the Pan Pacific Open today after eking out a 4-6 6-1 6-4 win over Shelby Rogers to secure a place in the quarter-finals. The former world number one

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Tokyo Open: Sindhu crashes out, Srikanth, Prannoy advance to quarters

Tokyo | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST

It was curtains for ace India shuttler PV Sindhu in the ongoing Japan Open after losing in the second round of women's singles event while Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinal

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China's NDRC says coal mines must not close to avoid inspections

BEIJING | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Thursday warned coal miners not to temporarily close to avoid inspections as the country's top economic planner works to stabilize prices a

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China commerce ministry says some countries' unilateralism poses challenge to global trade

BEIJING | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST

China's commerce ministry, taking aim at the United States, said on Thursday that some countries' unilateralism is an unprecedented challenge to global trade. The comment from Ministry of Commerce spo

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9 killed as Rohingya relief truck crashes

Dhaka |Thursday, 2017 9:45:10 PM IST

At least nine people were killed and 10 others injured as a Red Crescent truck carrying relief materials for Rohingyas veered off a road in Bangladesh on Thursday, an official said.

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Japan Open: Sindhu, Saina crashes out, Srikanth, Prannoy advance to quarters

Tokyo | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST

It was curtains for ace India shuttler PV Sindhu and Saina Nehawal in the ongoing Japan Open after losing in the second round of women's singles event while Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy advanced t

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US to give $32mn in aid to Rohingya

New York |Thursday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST

The US will provide a humanitarian aid package worth $32 million to the Rohingya Muslim minority who have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into neighbouring Bangladesh, the State Department announ

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Over 800 illegal immigrants denied entry at Manipur border since January

|Thursday, 2017 9:45:58 PM IST

Three persons were stopped while trying to enter Manipur via Jiribam district on Thursday, a senior police officer said, adding that 800 suspected foreigners have been stopped in their bid to enter th

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Zardari involved in Benazir Bhutto's assassination: Musharraf

Islamabad |Thursday, 2017 9:45:39 PM IST

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday accused Peoples Party of Pakistan leader Asif Ali Zardari of "having the most to gain from Benazir Bhutto's murder," in a video posted on his of

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Rohingya jihadis a 'common enemy', says Bangladesh PM's advisor

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Rohingya jihadi groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba-backed Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) are "the common enemy" of Myanmar, Bangladesh and India, says Hassan Toufique Imam, Political Advisor to Ba

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