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British PM Theresa May blocks second Scottish independence referendum

British PM Theresa May blocks second Scottish independence referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday ruled out a call for a Scottish independence referendum by saying "now is not the time" for another vote.

Pakistan has been crying for Kashmir ever since independence: NPP

The National Panthers Party (NPP) on Saturday said there was nothing new in Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's assertion that he is 'waiting for the day' when Kashmir becomes its part, as Islamabad has been pining for the region ever since independence.

FBI director to face Republican fire over Clinton email probe

Republicans will get their first chance to grill FBI Director James Comey when he appears before Congress on Thursday to explain his decision not to recommend criminal charges against Democrat Hillary Clinton over her use of private email servers.

Key dates in Catalonia`s bid for independence

 Pro-independence groups won control of Catalonia`s regional parliament in an election on Sunday that they vowed will lead to secession from Spain by 2017.

Is India an independent country only for the wealthy?

Man stands outside a heart institute in Kanpur with his hands folded, next to his wife's dead body. Says his wife was a heart patient and even after taking her to numerous heart institutes and hospitals, no one came forward to help.

Is another military takeover in Pakistan imminent?

Is another military takeover in Pakistan imminent?

Pakistan's Senate chief has warned that constitutional checks to prevent yet another military takeover have become redundant in the country which has seen Army rule for nearly half of its 68 years of independence.

No retro tax but Cairn is legacy issue: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley concluded his two-day visit here with a message to the global investing community that India`s stated position now was not to impose any retrospective tax but that the one slapped on Cairn was a "legacy" issue.

British foreign secretary seeks India assurance after $1.6 billion Cairn tax case

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond raised concerns in India on Thursday over a $1.6 billion retrospective tax bill charged to British oil explorer Cairn Energy hours before he arrived in the country seeking to improve business ties.