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UK unveils Brexit plan, keen on stronger trade ties with India

London, Feb 3: The UK government on Thursday unveiled a policy document on its negotiating plans for quitting the 28-nation European Union under a mutually beneficial deal which cites India as among the key countries on its target list for stronger trade ties post-Brexit.

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China tests missile with 10 nuclear warheads: Report

Beijing, Feb 2: China has reportedly tested a new version of a missile that can carry up to 10 nuclear warheads, signalling a major shift in its nuclear capability as Beijing gears up for a possible military showdown with the US under Trump Presidency.

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Bruising Fight Looms Over Key Donald Trump Nominees

Washington, Feb 2: President Donald Trump has seized a chance to swing the US Supreme Court back to conservative leanings but a drawn-out battle loomed Wednesday over this and other nominations, jarring with his vow to sweep aside politics as usual.

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Trump picks conservative judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Washington, Feb 1: US President Donald Trump has nominated young federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch for the high-profile job on the Supreme Court, elevating a jurist who could cement the court's conservative bent and help shape the American legal establishment for decades, including on divisive issues such...

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Trump set to clamp down on H-1B visas

Washington, Feb 1: US president Donald Trump is set to sign an order overhauling work visa programmes like H-1B which help Indians find jobs in that country. Simultaneously, his government is working on a law to double the minimum salary of foreign workers. The draft of the executive...

My arrest will give fresh impetus to Kashmiris struggle: Hafiz Saeed

Lahore, Jan 31: A defiant JuD chief Hafiz Saeed said his detention would give a "fresh impetus" to the Kashmiris' "struggle against India" as the Mumbai attack mastermind was placed under a 90-day house arrest which the government today indicated could be extended.

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Hafiz Saeed, 4 others put under house arrest

Lahore, Jan 31: With the Trump administration mounting pressure, Pakistani authorities tonight put Mumbai attack mastermind and Jammat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and four others under detention under an Anti-Terrorism Act. Saeed was at Masjid-e-Qudsia Chauburji in Lahore when police descended there to implement the order of detention issued...

Trump fires chief US lawyer who defied him on migrant ban

Washington, Jan 31: US President Donald Trump on Monday fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial immigration orders.

In a sharply worded statement, the White House called Sally Yates...

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Condemn this terror attack on Muslims: Canadian PM on Quebec mosque shooting

Quebec City, Jan 30: Six people were killed and eight were injured in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers.

Authorities reported two arrests in what Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism.

Quebec provincial police spokeswoman...

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Pak could be included in immigration ban list in future: WH

Washington, Jan 30: There is a possibility in the future of including Pakistan in the list of countries from where immigration has been banned, a top White House official has indicated, acknowledging for the first time that Pakistan was under consideration to be put in that category of...