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Indian national accused in alleged assassination plot against Khalistani in US extradited; US seeks full investigation from India

According to court documents, Gupta, who also uses the name “Nick”, is charged with participating in a plot with an unnamed Indian “senior field officer” to assassinate the leader of a “US-based organisation that advocates for the secession of Punjab state” and the establishment of a “Sikh sovereign state called Khalistan”.

India-Pakistan T20 World Cup ticket in New York on resale market for $175,400!

ICC said that the demand for the  India-Pakistan match tickets at the 34,000-capacity stadium exceeded supply by 200 times.

T20 Cricket World Cup sparks popular interest and business in insular New York

Anderson Economic Group, an economic and business consultancy, has estimated that just the India-Pakistan match is expected to benefit the New York metro region by $78 million – $46 million in direct benefits and $32 million indirectly.

Crowd-pulling India-Pakistan cricket match in New York threatened with terror attack

ISIS-K has carried out attacks in Pakistan and has threatened terror strikes on India. In March, ISIS-K terrorists attacked a concert hall in Moscow killing about 130 people adding gravity to the latest threat.

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Sri Lanka’s cinema halls, artistes to receive relief

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S2S internet portal launched for students stranded by lockdown

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Helping students in Bhutan disturbed by Covid-19

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India's fashion fraternity to the fore against pandemic

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Pakistani universities asked to start online classes

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Sangsad TV to broadcast lessons for primary students

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Learning should continue, e-Learning is optional: Bhutan PM

Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering said it was not compulsory to teach students through e-learning and there was never a government directive asking to do so. He emphasised, however, there was a need for students to continue learning

Indian artist Satish Gujral dies at 94

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Nepal's Tribhuwan University postpones exams

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Maldives government seeks public opinion on new education bill

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COVID-19 paralyses Indian film industry

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