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US contractor jailed for sending defence drawings to India

Washington: A woman US defence contractor has been sentenced to nearly five years in jail for illegally exporting to India military blueprints and technical drawings of parts used in some high-tech hardware like F-15 jets using a local church’s website. Hannah Robert, 49, circumvented the US government and provided export-’controlled technical data related to various

India repatriates Pakistani boy

Amritsar: A minor boy from Pakistan who crossed over into Indian territory along International Border (IB) in Punjab’s Abohar sector was on Friday handed over to Pakistani Rangers by Border Security Force (BSF). “M D Waqas Akram, a resident of Pakistan’s Bhawalnagar had crossed over to India inadvertently through International Boundary on April 14,” BSF

Inspired India outplay Malaysia 6-1 to enter Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final

Ipoh (Malaysia): India produced an inspiring performance to outplay hosts Malaysia 6-1 in a must-win match and secure their seventh appearance in the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, here on Friday.Needing a victory in their last round-robin league fixture to qualify for Saturday’s title clash, five-time winners India stamped their authority

India is keen to resume FTA talks with EU: Nirmala

New Delhi: Asserting that India is keen on resuming long-stalled talks for trade pact with the European Union, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said she has approached the 28-nation bloc for a meeting of chief negotiators of the two sides. While speaking with reporters here, the minister said that after returning from

Abuses by police, forces major rights problem in India: US

Washington: Abuses by police and security forces are the most significant human rights problem in India, the US said while raising concerns by civil society over the ‘failure’ of the Gujarat government to hold accountable those responsible for the 2002 riots in the state. “The most significant human rights problems involved police and security force

India has potential to do better than 7.5 pc’

Washington: India has the potential to grow at a faster pace on the back of healthy monsoon rains, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said. The minister, who is on a seven-day visit to the United States, spoke at an event organised here on Wednesday by the American think-tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “On 7.5