Ignoring protests, Gates Foundation to give Modi global award
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 12:24 PM
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be awarding the Global Gatekeepers Award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership in India's achievement sanitation, the organisation has announced. Modi is being recognised by the foundation in New York on September 24 for the Swachh Bharat Mission of which the constructions of toilets is a key element.
Will not allow Modi's Air India One aircraft to fly over country: Pak
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 12:13 PM
Pakistan rejected India's request to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's VVIP flight to use its airspace for his upcoming visit to the US via Germany, citing "the current situation in Kashmir". "India had requested Pakistan to allow Modi to use its airspace to travel to Germany on the 21st (Sept) and return on 28th (Sept)," Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said.
Nirav Modi Likely To Be Given Confirmed Date Of Trial By UK Court Today
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 12:08 PM
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with the nearly USD 2-billion PNB fraud and money laundering case, will appear before a UK court via video-link from a London prison today for a routine "call-over" remand hearing. Nirav, who is fighting extradition to India at Westminster Magistrates' Court, is expected to be given a confirmed date for his trial, expected in May next year.