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Pakistan likely to sign USD 2 billion LNG pipeline deal with Russia

Energy-starved Pakistan is likely to sign a USD 2 billion deal with Russia for laying a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) pipeline from Karachi to Lahore, a sign of increasing ties between the Cold War-era adversaries.
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Pakistan encounter kills 4 terrorists in Punjab province

At least four terrorists were killed on Monday in an encounter with the law enforcement agencies in Pakistan’s Punjab province, with the officials claiming to have averted a “major terror attack”.
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Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara to retire during India series in August

Sri Lanka’s batting great Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday ended speculation about his future, saying he will retire during the home series against India in August
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Case of sour grapes? NIA and Salian spar over going ‘soft’ in Malegaon case

A day after Rohini Salain, the National Investigation Agency’s Special Public Prosecutor in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, accused the agency of asking her to “go soft” on the accused, the agency hit back, denying the claims.
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Rains rally Asia crops in El Nino year, but relief seen short-lived | Reuters

SINGAPORE Surprisingly strong rains in an El Nino year, typically marked by droughts in parts of Asia, have eased concerns of a lower crop output in the region. But weather forecasters are not convinced, warning of severe dryness in the autumn months. The last El Nino in 2009 had brought the worst drought in four decades to India.
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Will the Saudis build a N-bomb? Maybe not. But it depends on US-Iran deal

The Saudis have warned that if the deal to cap Iran’s nuclear programme is too loose, they too may need to build the bomb. But it is probably a threat they will not carry out.
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NIA told me go soft on 2008 Malegaon blast: Prosecutor Rohini Salian’s comments hurt Modi govt

Special public prosecutor in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, Rohini Salian, in comments that are likely to stir a political storm has she accused the federal National Investigation Agency of going slow.
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Pakistan’s MQM militants being funded by India’s RAW, claims controversial BBC report

Leaders of Pakistan’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) party have told UK authorities that they have received funding from the Indian government, a claim the Indian embassy in London has outrightly denied.
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Lakhvi issue: PM Narendra Modi conveys India’s concerns to China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken up with Chinese leadership India’s concerns over China blocking its move in the UN for action against Pakistan over release of 26/11 mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in violation of a resolution of the world body.
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Intense heat wave in Pakistan kills around 400, including women and children

An intense heat wave sweeping across Pakistan’s southern Sindh province has killed around 400 people, including women and children.
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