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Security of Indian Ocean linked to stability of global economy: US

Washington(PTI): The security of Indian Ocean is “inextricably” linked to the stability of global economy, the US has said and underscored the need for maritime cooperation between India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to uphold international norms such as the freedom of navigation. “Maritime security in the Indian Ocean will depend …

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Times Now anchor Arnab Goswami to get Y-category security

Delhi: Television journalist Arnab Goswami is set to be provided Y-category security by the government after he received threats from ‘Pakistan-based terror groups’. The editor-in-chief of Times Now will get round-the-clock protection from 20 guards including two personal security officers, reported Hindustan Times. A home ministry official told HT: “Goswami …

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BRICS business leaders pitch for ‘angel investor network’

Cancona ( PTI): Business leaders from BRICS countries, on Saturday, pitched for creation of ‘angel investor network’ within the grouping to encourage innovative startups. “We have recommended creation of a BRICS angels network which can help talented young entrepreneurs across the BRICS countries to create an ecosystem of startups,” Onkar …

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PM Modi takes on Pakistan at BRICS, terms it mothership of terror

Benaulim (PTI): Talking tough on Pakistan at the BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the “most serious” direct threat to regional security was terrorism, whose “mothership” was a country in India’s neighbourhood. The Prime Minister also said that country nurtures a mindset that loudly proclaims that terrorism …

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Unrest in Kashmir Valley enters 100th day

PTI, Srinagar: The ongoing unrest in Kashmir, triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces, completed 100 days on Sunday as the Valley remained curfew-free in view of the improvement in the situation. The unrest, which began a day after Wani was killed …

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‘Recovery of human remains in Kedar valley is no surprise’

PTI, Dehradun: Amid hue and cry over skeletal remains still being found in Kedar valley in Uttarakhand, Rudraprayag district magistrate Raghav Langar on Sunday said he won’t be surprised if remains are found even after 25 years given the magnitude of the 2013 disaster. He, however, said that the uproar …

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