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India welcomes Nirav Modi’s arrest by UK

India welcomes Nirav Modi’s arrest by UK

India on Thursday welcomed the arrest of bank fraud accused Nirav Modi by British authorities in London, and said it was engaged with the UK for his extradition at the earliest.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India continued to actively follow up with the UK the case of Modi's extradition to India.

Folk singers roped in to sway voters

Folk singers roped in to sway voters

As the full-throated singing of a group of men in turbans to the melodious Rajasthan folk-tunes fills the air, the crowd starts to build up.

Amid the sounds of 'nagara' and hand cymbals is an attempt to send a message to voters in Rajasthan where folk music is an integral part of poll campaigning.

Pak woman’s plea to examine witnesses

Pak woman’s plea to examine witnesses

In a last-minute application to the anti-terror court, Rahila Wakeel, the daughter of blast victim Muhammad Wakeel of Hafizabad district in Pakistan, sought examination of eyewitnesses from her country. She had contended that her co-nationals either did not receive proper summonses from the court or were denied visas by authorities to appear before it.

NC-Congress finalise seat-sharing

NC-Congress finalise seat-sharing

After a brief disagreement over the sharing of seats in Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress and the National Conference (NC) on Wednesday reached at an understanding under which Farooq Abdullah would fight Lok Sabha election from the Srinagar seat and both parties would field candidates in Anantnag and Baramulla for a "friendly contest".

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