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Pakistan to soon start construction of Kartarpur corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan to soon start construction of Kartarpur corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims

According to the report, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone of the project.

Nov 22, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Theresa May says will return to Brussels on Saturday in bid to seal Brexit deal

Theresa May says will return to Brussels on Saturday in bid to seal Brexit deal

May met European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker for about an hour and a half to try to win commitments aimed at helping her appease rebels at home opposed to her draft Brexit treaty.

Nov 22, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
Blast at mosque in Balochistan’s Chaman, several injured

Blast at mosque in Balochistan’s Chaman, several injured

A powerful blast at a mosque in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province's Chaman area on Wednesday injured at least seven people, including the prayer leader, according to police.

Nov 21, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Interpol elects South Korea's Kim Jong Yang as president

Interpol elects South Korea's Kim Jong Yang as president

Taking to Twitter, the international police organisation announced the news.

Nov 21, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
More civilian focus, less military, in South China Sea would ease fears: Report

More civilian focus, less military, in South China Sea would ease fears: Report

The disputed, strategic waterway is claimed almost in its entirety by China, whose continued building of military installations on artificial islands and reefs there has unnerved the region and

Nov 21, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
US suspends USD 1.66 billion aid, says Pakistan tolerates, encourages extremists groups

US suspends USD 1.66 billion aid, says Pakistan tolerates, encourages extremists groups

No further breakdown of the suspended security assistance to Pakistan was provided.

Nov 21, 2018, 08:38 AM IST
Trump renews attack on Pakistan, says USD 1.3 billion aid will remain suspended

Trump renews attack on Pakistan, says USD 1.3 billion aid will remain suspended

Over the last few days, Trump has accused Pakistan of not helping it in its fight against terrorism. 

Nov 21, 2018, 08:27 AM IST
Sperm whale washed up in Indonesia had nearly 6 kgs of plastic waste in stomach

Sperm whale washed up in Indonesia had nearly 6 kgs of plastic waste in stomach

A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly six kilogrammes (13.2 lbs) of plastic waste, including 115 cups, in its stomach, park officials said on Tuesday. 

Nov 21, 2018, 08:25 AM IST
Britain's Theresa May seeks to cut deal on future EU ties in Brussels

Britain's Theresa May seeks to cut deal on future EU ties in Brussels

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Brussels on Wednesday to attempt to agree a blueprint of Britain`s post-Brexit ties with the European Union, which the bloc`s diplomats said was being

Nov 21, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
NASA to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing

NASA to review workplace safety culture at SpaceX, Boeing

U.S. space agency NASA said on Tuesday it would review the workplace safety culture at SpaceX and Boeing Co , as the two companies gear up to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.

Nov 21, 2018, 06:56 AM IST
Donald Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Donald Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Trump also said he would not cancel military contracts with the kingdom, claiming it would be a "foolish" move that would only benefit Russia and China.

Nov 21, 2018, 06:10 AM IST
Afghanistan: At least 40 killed, over 60 injured in blast at wedding hall in Kabul

Afghanistan: At least 40 killed, over 60 injured in blast at wedding hall in Kabul

At least 40 people were killed in an explosion at a wedding hall in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, said two government officials.

Nov 20, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
And the Word of the Year 2018 is...

And the Word of the Year 2018 is...

The runners' up were Big Dick Energy (BDE), Gaslighting, Techlash, Gammon, Incel, Cakeism, Overtourism and Orbiting. 

Nov 20, 2018, 13:24 PM IST
IMF demands details of Pakistan's financial assistance deal with China: Report

IMF demands details of Pakistan's financial assistance deal with China: Report

Pakistan has been looking at an IMF bailout package to help it repair its crumbling economy.

Nov 20, 2018, 12:49 PM IST
Ivanka Trump may have used personal e-mail for official work: Report

Ivanka Trump may have used personal e-mail for official work: Report

Ironically, Ivanka's father had repeatedly targetted his political rival Hillary Clinton over charges that she had used her personal e-mail when she was the US Secretary of State.

Nov 20, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
Police in Australia arrest three men over mass attack plan

Police in Australia arrest three men over mass attack plan

Police said three men, aged 30, 26 and 21, were taken into custody after they allegedly sought to acquire a semi-automatic gun to carry out an attack.

Nov 20, 2018, 08:15 AM IST
Suspended security assistance as Pak failed to act on militant safe haven: US

Suspended security assistance as Pak failed to act on militant safe haven: US

The Trump Administration has suspended security assistance to Pakistan because it failed to address the problem of militant safe havens inside its territory, the White House has said.

Nov 20, 2018, 07:26 AM IST
White House restores access for CNN's Acosta, ending legal fight

White House restores access for CNN's Acosta, ending legal fight

White House has said that journalists would only be allowed an additional question during a news conference at the discretion of the US President.

Nov 20, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Two, including gunman, killed in shooting spree at Chicago hospital

Two, including gunman, killed in shooting spree at Chicago hospital

A police officer was among those wounded.

Nov 20, 2018, 06:03 AM IST
Maldives set to pull out of free trade deal with China, says it was a ‘mistake’

Maldives set to pull out of free trade deal with China, says it was a ‘mistake’

It is the latest sign of a backlash against China in the Maldives, best-known for its luxury resorts on palm-fringed coral islands.

Nov 19, 2018, 23:50 PM IST

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