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Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday.(AFP Photo)

5 of family shot dead by kin over land dispute

By Press Trust of India | Sagar
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 04:30 PM IST
The row could not have come at a worse time for Johnson, who polled the most votes from 313 Conservative MPs in five rounds in the first of the two-phased election.
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Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson. (REUTERS Photo)
Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson. (REUTERS Photo)

Boris’ domestic row hits bid to be UK PM

By Prasun Sonwalkar | London
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 07:00 AM IST
The row could not have come at a worse time for Johnson, who polled the most votes from 313 Conservative MPs in five rounds in the first of the two-phased election.
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Field was appointed by May as the minister of state for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in June 2017.(Reuters file photo)
Field was appointed by May as the minister of state for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in June 2017.(Reuters file photo)

UK minister Mark Field suspended after climate change scuffle

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 05:14 PM IST
Mark Field was on Friday suspended by Downing Street after he manhandled a woman climate change campaigner at a high-profile dinner on Thursday.
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The Theresa May government is expected to reiterate on Tuesday Britain’s position since the mid-1990s of expressing ‘deep regret’ for the April 13, 1919, massacre in Jallianwala Bagh that may set the stage for a full apology later, amid growing demand for the gesture.(HT File Photo)
The Theresa May government is expected to reiterate on Tuesday Britain’s position since the mid-1990s of expressing ‘deep regret’ for the April 13, 1919, massacre in Jallianwala Bagh that may set the stage for a full apology later, amid growing demand for the gesture.(HT File Photo)

Fresh pressure on UK to apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 07:38 AM IST
During a visit in 1997, Queen Elizabeth said at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial: "History cannot be rewritten, however much we might sometimes wish otherwise. It has its moments of sadness, as well as gladness. We must learn from the sadness and build on the gladness.”
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Britain is engaged in ‘feverish’ talks at the UN on efforts to calm tensions between India and Pakistan, besides joining France and the US in a bid to list Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Masood Azhar as a terrorist under the Security Council Resolution 1267.(AFP/File Photo)
Britain is engaged in ‘feverish’ talks at the UN on efforts to calm tensions between India and Pakistan, besides joining France and the US in a bid to list Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Masood Azhar as a terrorist under the Security Council Resolution 1267.(AFP/File Photo)

UK in ‘feverish’ talks at UN on Masood Azhar, tense Indo-Pak situation

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 08:39 AM IST
British Foreign Office minister Mark Field, who left for India on Thursday, told the House of Commons that diplomatic, military and other channels were being worked to help de-escalate the tense situation between India and Pakistan.
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Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament has drawn criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.(AFP)
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament has drawn criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.(AFP)

US, UK, Canada denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament as undemocratic

By Reuters | Colombo
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 09:13 PM IST
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament, worsening an already major political crisis, has drawn criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.
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