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October 12, 2018 7:09 AM Fury as £4million British foreign aid budget used fixing POTHOLES abroad

FURIOUS campaigners have slammed the government for spending nearly £4billion of foreign aid money on improving infrastructure in countries such as Pakistan and India - including railways and potholes in roads. A new report from spending watchdog the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) revealed taxpayers have bankrolled a £265million cash injection 45

October 10, 2018 1:20 AM World War 3: China to send MEGA-DRONES to Pakistan DAYS AFTER Russia-India arms deal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin “are unanimous in strengthening multi-polarity and multilateralism in the rapidly changing world”. The Pakistani air force's Sherdils Aerobatic Team first announced on Sunday the state-run Pakistan Aeronautical Complex company and China's government-owned 54

October 8, 2018 1:22 PM Deepika Padukone in pictures: xXx actress puts on leggy display at Elle India Beauty Award

DEEPIKA PADUKONE, who is known for her role in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, put on a leggy display at Elle India Beauty Awards. The Bollywood star dazzled in a one-sleeved silver dress from Gauri & Nainikawhich which featured a beautiful long train. Deepika, who is set to reprise her role of Serena Unger in the fourth instalment of the xXx franchise 21

October 5, 2018 2:26 PM World War 3 warning as India buys RUSSIAN missile system DESPITE US sanctions

INDIA has bought a £3.8 billion shipment of missile equipment from Russia, risking US sanctions and fresh global conflict with China. Experts fear India is flexing its military muscles as Mr Modi stands up to China’s People Liberation Army and Beijing's influence around the Indian Ocean. "The S-400 range would enable India to track aircraft beyond its borders 55

September 27, 2018 10:24 AM India news: Adultery NO LONGER a criminal offence as top court ABOLISHES 158-year-old law

INDIA’S top court has struck down a law that held adultery as a criminal offence punishable by up to five years in prison. Chief Justice Dipak Misra and the rest of the court took action against the 158-year-old law after calling it unconstitutional. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has presided over a string of verdicts in recent weeks 52

September 27, 2018 10:12 AM INDIA CRISIS: Delhi turns protectionist by hiking import tariffs as rupee PLUNGES

INDIA has adopted a protectionist stance on trade as the country tries to ease pressure on its crisis-hit currency, the rupee. India's Finance Ministry yesterday hiked import tariffs on 19 items deemed 'non-essential', including home appliances, shoes and jet fuel. The rupee has plunged by around 13 percent against the US dollar so far this year, making 47

September 24, 2018 10:41 PM British tourist dies in India – police treating death as ‘suspicious’

A 52-YEAR-OLD British traveller has been found dead in “suspicious” circumstances in a city popular with back-packers in India. The man, believed to from around the Southampton area, was found dead in his room at the Kashi Guest House in the Chowk Thana area of Varanasi in the early hours of this morning. He added that the death was being treated as suspicious 50

September 23, 2018 11:19 PM Will organic revolution boost farming in India?

In 2016, Sikkim, a small state in India’s northeast, was declared the country's first fully organic state. Since then, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has been trying to promote chemical-free farming across the country. It’s been nearly half a century since the "Green Revolution" introduced modern farming techniques that included the use of pesticides 45

September 19, 2018 2:27 PM Bidding war for Sky to be settled by rare auction

All sides involved in the takeover battle agree to a formula to end the process by Saturday night. The Takeover Panel said the two American companies bidding for control of Sky - film and TV group 21st Century Fox and cable giant Comcast - would be invited to take part in a three-round auction on Saturday if a competitive situation between the pair continued 97

September 18, 2018 9:23 AM DLR CLOSED: London latest updates as entire DLR tube service SHUTS

London commuters faced fresh chaos on Tuesday when the entire Docklands Light Railway was suspended due to a signal failure, plunging thousands into misery on their way to work. A signal failure at West India Quay DLR station forced all services to be suspended on all routes. Engineers were called to fix the problem during London’s busy rush hour commute 29