Explained: How India is securing Donald Trump’s visit

trump-securityNew Delhi, Feb 24: There is high security in place ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to India. Security is particularly high in the national capital, where Trump and his delegation would be staying and taking part in the bi-lateral on Tuesday.

Terror sanctuaries along Durand Line must be closed: Modi to tell Trump

mo-trumpNew Delhi, Feb 24: Counter terror, Pakistan and Afghanistan would be on the table, when US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet on Tuesday for a bi-lateral.

The discussion on Afghanistan is particularly important as the US gets set to withdraw from the country. In the Indian context, Modi would look for stability in the region and hence Afghanistan would be discussed in detail.

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UK’s top Judge, Lord Reed to witness proceedings in India’s Supreme Court

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Lord Robert John Reed

New Delhi, Feb 24: The President of the UK Supreme Court Lord Robert John Reed will witness proceedings in the Supreme Court of India today.

Lord Reed would sit besides Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde in the CJI’s courtroom and witness proceedings.

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Anti drone mechanism, kite catchers on guard ahead of Donald Trump’s India visit

securityNew Delhi, Feb 24: A high state of alert has been declared in New Delhi ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to India.

Security is tight across the national capital. Anti drone mechanisms, snipers, kite catchers and sharp shooters have been deployed as part of the extensive security measures. The ITC Maurya hotel where Trump will be staying has been made out of bounds for visitors till the President leaves. All the 438 rooms have been booked for the President and his entire entourage.

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Domicile law in J&K to be followed by Land Act

srinagarNew Delhi, Feb 23: The domicile norms in Jammu and Kashmir would come into effect soon.

There is likely to be a clause that states any Indian citizen can acquire residency of Jammu and Kashmir only after staying in the Union Territory continuously for a period of 15 years, Home Ministry sources tell OneIndia.

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Category B, Category C terrorists of Lashkar gunned down in the Valley

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New Delhi, Feb 22: In a major success for the forces, two terrorists have been killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir.

The encounter took place at the Gund Baba Khalil, Sangam at Anantnag. Both the slain terrorists belonged to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. They have been identified as Naved Bhat alias Furqan and Aaqib Yasser Bhat.

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Namaste Trump: Modi’s geographical vision on Indo-Pacific region to be embraced by US

modi-trump-newThe continued cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and also the stability in Afghanistan would be two key issues that would be up for discussion between Trump and Modi.

There are a lot of expectations from Donald Trump during his India visit that begins today. The talks that the US President will hold with Prime Minister Modi will not just be bilateral in nature.

Other issues such as peace in the Indian Ocean, China and Afghanistan will also be discussed in detail between the two leaders.

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Indian defence system set to get much stronger following Donald Trump’s visit

donald-trump22The highlight of Trump’s visit to India would be the defence deal. Several more deals will be signed for defence purchases, sources familiar with the developments told MyNation.

The focus would be a lot on defence, when US President Donald Trump arrives in India next week. During the visit, a calendar for the signing of the third foundation military communication agreement between India and the United States would be indicated.

Several more deals will be signed for defence purchases, sources familiar with the developments told MyNation.

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Pak to remain on grey list until June 2020

fatf1New Delhi, Feb 21: Pakistan will stay in the grey list until June 2020. If it fails to act on terror funding and money laundering, it will be downgraded to the black list. This was decided at the plenary of the FATF, which concluded on Thursday at Paris.

Pakistan was told that it could end up in the black list if it failed to complete its 27 point action, according to sources.

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Forced, tricked conversions in Kerala: Soon, Hindu, Christian girls may become extinct

love-jihad-mnSeveral instances of girls being converted to Islam in Kerala have made it into Intelligence reports. With money as motive, Muslim youths have been using social stigma and torture methods to trick and force Hindu and Christian girls to convert to Islam

The National Commission for Women has raised concerns over the growing number of forced conversions or Love Jihad cases in Kerala. Earlier this NCW chief, Rekha Sharma, likened the problem to a ticking time bomb and asked the Kerala government to take action on it.

Sharma went on to say that the fear was not only among the Hindus but among Christians as well. She said that women were being lured in Kerala and forcibly converted to Islam, and this was a serious concern.

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