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Musharraf was quoted as saying Saeed "is involved in Kashmir" and that he "supports" that involvement. Photograph: (Reuters)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 30, 2017, 11.49 AM (IST)

Watch: Locals enraged as Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh turns black


Arunachal Pradesh was recently in the headlines when Siang river in Pasighat was reported to have turned black. WION has gathered that Ninong Ering, Congress MP from the east Constituency has already written to PM Modi seeking his intervention on the issue.


Cyclone Ockhi approaches Lakshadweep, south India on alert

A depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone on Thursday. The Indian weather department has warned cyclone Ockhi is approaching Lakshadeep. There have reports of heavy rainfall in most of the isolated places of south Tamil Nadu & south Kerala, which will likely to continue for the next 24 hours. 

London Mayor asks Trump to delete far-right retweets and apologise to British people

London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Thursday accused the United States president Donald Trump of using Twitter to promote a ''vile and extremist group'' after latter retweeted three inflammatory videos posted online by a British far-right group.  


Padmavati row: The questions a Parliamentary panel is expected to ask Bhansali, Prasoon Joshi today

Padmavati director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi are expected to meet a Parliamentary panel today. There have been strong protests against Bhansali's movie Padmavati, which Rajput and Hindu groups say disrespects Rajput history. 


I am Lashkar's biggest supporter, I know they like me: Pervez Musharraf


Pervez Musharraf has said that he is banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) "biggest supporter" and that he is aware that they "like" him too. In an interview with Pakistan's ARY News, Musharraf said that he is similarly appreciative of LeT co-founder and the man thought to be the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Hafiz Saeed.


 

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