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UK changes rules, foreign students can stay on longer

London: The British government on Wednesday announced that foreign students will be able to stay on for two years after completing the degree, reversing the 2012 rule limiting the period. Under the 2012 rules brought in by then Home Secretary Theresa May, overseas students could only stay on four months more. Prime Minister Boris Johnson […]

Modi explains J&K decision to Putin, says ‘false’ information being peddled

Vladivostok (Russia): With Russia rejecting Pakistan’s pleas for intervention on Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked President Vladimir Putin for the same and told him that “false and misleading” information was being spread by Pakistan on the matter. During his talks with Putin here, Modi himself brought up the issue of […]

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No, Please: India to Chinese Minister’s Delhi visit, post Pak trip

Vladivostok (Russia): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi wanted to visit New Delhi along with his trip to Pakistan this weekend but India has politely asked him to reschedule it, highly placed sources said on Wednesday. Wang is scheduled to visit Islamabad on September 7 amid the hue and cry raised by Pakistan over the Indian […]

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Putin by his side, Modi slams ‘outside influence’ in internal matters

Vladivostok: The India-Russia joint declaration by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi focused on trade and investment, while extracting an unambiguous stand on Kashmir that reflective of New Delhi’s narrative. In a veiled attack on Pakistan’s effort to internationalise the Kashmir issue, with Putin by his side, Modi said: “We both […]

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Indian High Commission in London attacked, vandalised by Pak protesters

London: The Indian High Commission in London was once again attacked and vandalised by Pakistani protestors agitating against the scrapping of Article 370 and the restrictions imposed in Kashmir. Media reports in London said the police arrested four people in connection with the incident. A dagger was also recovered from one of the protesters, the police […]