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  • US, India lock horns over Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

    NEW DELHI: US Ambassador to India Richard Verma slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration on Wednesday for the “potentially chilling effects” of the regulatory steps taken against NGOs in the country...

    The comments also came against the backdrop of the regulatory action taken against several NGOs, including the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India...

  • India restricts US charity Ford Foundation's funding

    NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said Friday...

    A home ministry order says the foundation has been placed on a "watch list" to ensure funds are used for “bonafide welfare activities without compromising on concerns of national interest and security”...

  • India places Ford Foundation on ‘watch list’

    NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said on Friday...

    A home ministry order says the foundation has been placed on a “watch list” to ensure funds are used for “bona fide welfare activities without compromising on concerns of national interest and security”... ...

  • Ford to tie up with India's Mahindra, eyes access to huge market

    Ford Motor and India's Mahindra Group have announced they will work together in a fresh partnership as the US giant looks to boost its presence in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets...

    The two, who parted ways from a tie-up in 2005, will co-operate for three years on a number of areas including electric vehicles and sourcing...

  • Ford hypnotises Venice with ‘Nocturnal Animals’

    VENICE: Ex-fashion designer Tom Ford enthralled the Venice film festival on Friday with a gripping tale of betrayal and revenge, unveiling two films in one with his hotly-anticipated “Nocturnal Animals”...

    The romantic thriller, Ford’s second feature film after “A Single Man” (2009), spooked and stirred in equal part, with arresting performances from US stars Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal as lovers gone awry...

  • Arthur, Ford, two Pakistanis on 15-man PSL coaches list

    LAHORE: Some prominent names are included in a list of 15 coaches, including two Pakistanis, who have signed up for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) roster, enabling them to become part of the coach selection process set to be held immediately after the franchises come on board, said a PCB press release on Saturday...

    These are top names in world cricket and teams will be spoilt for choice as they finalise their coaching panels... ...

  • Hosni Mubarak to stand re-trial over 2011 killing of protesters

    CAIRO: Egypt's high court said on Thursday former president Hosni Mubarak would be retried in the case of the 2011 killing of protesters...

    Earlier in Novmber 2014, an Egyptian court has dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign...

  • Syria war has claimed more than 330,000 lives since 2011: monitor

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has documented the deaths of 331,765 people across Syria since the conflict erupted in mid-March 2011 with anti-government protests...

    Included in the overall death toll are 99,617 civilians, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP, adding that the figures were for the period between March 15, 2011 and July 15, 2017...

  • Raymond Davis pens tell-all on 2011 Pakistan incident

    Raymond Davis — United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book about his experience...

    According to its description, the book is, "an up-close and personal look at the 2011 incident in Lahore, Pakistan, that led to his [Davis's] imprisonment and the events that took place as diplomats on both sides of...

  • Sri Lanka to probe 2011 World Cup's controversial defeat against India

    Sri Lanka's sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country's controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing...

    Pressure has since been mounting for an inquiry into the shock defeat, with a former cricket captain and a previous sports minister going public with their suspicions that Sri Lanka deliberately lost the match...

  • IHC decided 29,784 cases since 2011

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) decided 29,784 cases since its establishment in January 2011, said Chief Justice Mohammad Anwar Khan Kasi...

    He said legislation for the posting and transfer of Islamabad-based judges of the subordinate judiciary was also under progress...

  • Syrian authorities killed over 17,000 inmates during 2011-15: Amnesty report

    The Syrian ruling regime has killed an estimated 17,723 people held in custody across the country between 2011 and 2015, revealed a report by Amnesty International...

    “Torture and other ill-treatment has been perpetrated by the Syrian intelligence services and other state forces for decades, fostered by a culture of impunity that is reinforced by Syrian legislation...

  • PML-N papers: PM Nawaz's assets increased 57pc from 2011-12

    The following information is based on documents submitted to the Supreme Court by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's legal counsel for the Panamagate hearing...

    As per the ‘Detail of accretion in wealth’ of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and spouse (Mrs Kalsoom Nawaz), Sharif’s net wealth as of 2012 was nearly Rs245mn, it was Rs149mn up until June 30, 2011...

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