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India's vision for Chabahar port in Iran under American scrutiny

India's vision for Chabahar port in Iran under American scrutiny

An American government official has said that while Iran's 'malign behaviour'  is unacceptable, the US does not wish to punish or imperil its partners.

Sep 13, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Pak PM Imran Khan praises ISI, calls it 'best intelligence agency of the world'

Pak PM Imran Khan praises ISI, calls it 'best intelligence agency of the world'

Imran Khan, who was sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister on August 18, has already visited the General Headquarters of Pakistan Army twice.

Sep 13, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
US House bans eating of dogs and cats

US House bans eating of dogs and cats

In a non-controversial voice vote, the US House also passed a bill to ban American people from slaughtering dogs and cats for human consumption.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Thailand is absolutely committed to BIMSTEC: Thai Ambassador to India

Thailand is absolutely committed to BIMSTEC: Thai Ambassador to India

Thai Ambassador for India Chutintorn Gongsakdi on Thursday reacted to Thailand's involvement in the BIMSTEC field training military exercise in Pune. 

Sep 13, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Leaked video shows Google leaderships' dismay over Donald Trump's unexpected Presidential win

Leaked video shows Google leaderships' dismay over Donald Trump's unexpected Presidential win

This comes amid Trump and his allies' blatant accusation against the leading search engine of promoting political bias and suppressing conservative viewpoints.

Sep 13, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Gunman kills five people in a series of shootings in California in US

Gunman kills five people in a series of shootings in California in US

There is no information yet on how the other four were related to the attacker.

Sep 13, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Donald Trump signs executive order for sanctions against foreigners who meddle in polls

Donald Trump signs executive order for sanctions against foreigners who meddle in polls

Bolton said the executive order requires the Director of National Intelligence to be conducting regular assessments about potential foreign interference in the election.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Fight against LTTE not 'ethnic war', military action not targeted at Tamils: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Fight against LTTE not 'ethnic war', military action not targeted at Tamils: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa said India's "abiding friendship" was amply demonstrated by its rapid response to Sri Lanka's needs at the time, both material and moral.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:10 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam released on parole for Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s burial

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam released on parole for Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s burial

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law captain Mohammad Safdar, who are currently service a sentence after conviction in Avenfield properties case, were on

Sep 12, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
Reham Khan spills beans on 'abduction' of Sindhis

Reham Khan spills beans on 'abduction' of Sindhis

In the latest video, she said with visible conviction, "Kidnapping and killing people in encounters or abducting them just because they are accused of a crime or wanted by the state, is a grave human

Sep 12, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Two accused are civilians, nothing criminal about them: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Skripal poisoning

Two accused are civilians, nothing criminal about them: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Skripal poisoning

British prosecutors last week identified two Russians who they said were operating under aliases - Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - who they said had tried to murder former Russian spy Sergei

Sep 12, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Australian government to face pivotal vote in ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull`s seat on Oct 20

Australian government to face pivotal vote in ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull`s seat on Oct 20

The by-election was announced on Wednesday following Turnbull`s resignation from parliament last month after he was ousted in a party-room revolt that ushered in Scott Morrison as the new prime

Sep 12, 2018, 13:00 PM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says arranging visit to China next month

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says arranging visit to China next month

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in Vladivostok after meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping, said on Wednesday they had agreed to work towards an October visit by him to China, the latest

Sep 12, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
About 50 Conservative lawmakers discuss ousting UK Prime Minister Theresa May: BBC

About 50 Conservative lawmakers discuss ousting UK Prime Minister Theresa May: BBC

The European Research Group has condemned May`s plans for Britain to remain in a free trade zone for goods with the EU after it leaves the bloc in March next year but has faced criticism itself for

Sep 12, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Pakistan military 'quietly' stifles press with intimidation: Report

Pakistan military 'quietly' stifles press with intimidation: Report

The press freedom group said the military had established "lines of control" to pressure the media and journalists who pushed back or were overly critical were attacked, threatened or arrested.

Sep 12, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
Supreme Court to hire two transgenders: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar

Supreme Court to hire two transgenders: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar

The remarks came as he chaired a three-judge bench to hear a case regarding transgenders` rights on Tuesday.

Sep 12, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
58 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

58 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

More than 100 Taliban attacked two security posts on Uruzgan province`s main roadway on Tuesday evening. 

Sep 12, 2018, 11:54 AM IST
Death toll from Afghanistan suicide bomb blast rises to 68

Death toll from Afghanistan suicide bomb blast rises to 68

The security officials have warned that similar attacks are likely if crowds gather for campaign rallies ahead of parliamentary elections in October.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:04 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese prez Xi Jinping turn chefs, flip pancakes in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese prez Xi Jinping turn chefs, flip pancakes in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping took a break from their busy schedule and were seen flipping pancakes together on the sidelines of an international forum in

Sep 12, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
US braces for 'days and days' of rains, floods from Hurricane Florence; evacuation ordered

US braces for 'days and days' of rains, floods from Hurricane Florence; evacuation ordered

The storm was getting bigger and better organized and is expected to continue to strengthen for the next day or so, the NHC said.

Sep 12, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

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