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US lawmakers concerned over curb on Christian charity in India

Washington: Top American lawmakers today expressed concern over the alleged curbs imposed by India on a Christian charity organisation whose representatives appeared before a Congressional hearing seeking change in New Delhi’s policies related to foreign funding of NGOs. “It is my hope that by bringing attention to this issue, as we’re doing here today, the

UN concerned over India-Pakistan border tension

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon expressed serious concern over the prevailing situation at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, an official statement said on Friday. The Secretary-General said he was “deeply concerned about the deterioration of the situation along the Line of Control in Kashmir in recent days,” a statement issued by his

Not concerned what people say behind my back: Kangana Ranaut

New Delhi: Her journey in Bollywood has had many bumps but Kangana Ranaut says she has always considered herself an underdog. “We do have bullies everywhere. Whether it’s school, college or your work. You come across a lot of bullies and there is nothing unusual about it and looking back I do believe that you

Political parties in state concerned over ‘Paid News’ trend in elections

Jalandhar: Even as they strongly differ on each other’s ideologies and functioning, Political parties in the state were seen expressing concern over the ‘paid news’ trend and conduct of ‘free and fair’ elections and implementing electoral reforms. From the crucial issue of ‘paid news’ syndrome to effective implementation of Model Code of Conduct and influencing voters

Drugs and narcotics batter Himachal youth, courts concerned

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh, like neighbouring Punjab, is facing a deadly menace — drugs and narcotics. In just three months, 274 narcotic-related cases were registered and 320 people were arrested, police records show. The menace has attained alarming proportions and has turned into a matter of concern not just for the state government but for the

Student organisations least concerned about sports in varsity

Student outfits participating in Punjab University student election are least bothered about sports and facilities provided to athletes. The debacle in Rio Olympics has not inspired even a single organisation to include sports as major issue and raise demand for the same. “They seldom raise the issue of sports during election or after it” said