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WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 14, 2019, 06.50 PM(IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

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Top developments of the day.

India internationalised the Kashmir issue, says Imran Khan in PoK Assembly

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a speech to PoK Assembly on the occasion of Pakistan's Independence Day said India internationalised the Kashmir issue.

Trump accuses India, China of taking advantage of 'developing nations' tag in WTO

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that countries like India and China take advantage of the 'developing nations' tag from the WTO.

Team India manager Sunil Subramaniam called back from West Indies for alleged misbehaviour

Team India manager Sunil Subramaniam on Wednesday was asked by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to return from the ongoing tour of the West Indies for allegedly misbehaving with the senior officials in the Caribbean Islands.

Death toll rises to 270 due to floods in India, over one million displaced

Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific sacks two pilots amid protests

Cathay Pacific on Wednesday said two pilots had been sacked, as the Hong Kong carrier comes under huge pressure from Beijing to clamp down on staff supportive of anti-government rallies.