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At least 11 killed in suicide car bombing in western Iraq

At least 11 killed in suicide car bombing in western Iraq

A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of Al-Qaim in western Iraq today.  

Aug 29, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Pakistan must change direction or perish, improve ties with neighbours: Imran Khan

Pakistan must change direction or perish, improve ties with neighbours: Imran Khan

In his maiden speech after taking over as Pakistan's PM, the PTI chief said they want to improve ties with all their neighbours, on their foreign policy.

Aug 20, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Pakistan PM Imran Khan likely to address nation today, speech to focus on tackling corruption, economic woes

Imran Khan's speech is likely to focus on tackling rampant corruption and the current economic crisis. 

Aug 19, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
Carrying home Pakistan's love for India: Sidhu after Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Carrying home Pakistan's love for India: Sidhu after Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Sidhu, who had claimed that he will visit Pakistan as a 'goodwill ambassador', was in Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PTI chief Imran Khan.

Aug 18, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Imran Khan fumbles, says 'sorry' while taking oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM: Watch

Imran Khan fumbles, says 'sorry' while taking oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM: Watch

The ceremony was attended by former cricketer and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who arrived in Pakistan on Friday.

Aug 18, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
18th Asian Games: Indonesian police kills dozens of criminals in crackdown

18th Asian Games: Indonesian police kills dozens of criminals in crackdown

According to AI, 31 people died in police raids between January and August this year in Jakarta and Palembang.

Aug 18, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Imran Khan - A cricketer who 'struggled for 22 years' to become Pakistan's PM

Imran Khan - A cricketer who 'struggled for 22 years' to become Pakistan's PM

Imran Khan's party PTI emerged as the single largest party in Pakistan parliamentary polls.   

Aug 18, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
After '22 years of struggle', Imran Khan begins new innings as Pakistan's 22nd PM

After '22 years of struggle', Imran Khan begins new innings as Pakistan's 22nd PM

Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket legend, was sworn-in as the country's 22nd Prime Minister in a simple ceremony at President House in Islamabad on Saturday.

Aug 18, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

PTI chief Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan's 22nd PM on Saturday. 

Aug 18, 2018, 06:46 AM IST
Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan secured 176 votes while Sharif got 96 votes out of 342-member lower house of Parliament. 

Aug 17, 2018, 18:32 PM IST
Imran Khan pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Imran Khan pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said that by creating peace between India and Pakistan will we truly recognise the service of Vajpayee.

Aug 17, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
Karachi's rooftop cattle gets a crane lift to the ground

Karachi's rooftop cattle gets a crane lift to the ground

Pakistan's Syed Ejaz Ahmad started raising calves in a rooftop shed about 15 years ago. As they grew in size, it became difficult to lead oxen down the narrow staircase of his house.

Aug 16, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Block 'offensive content' or face shutdown: Twitter warned in Pakistan

Block 'offensive content' or face shutdown: Twitter warned in Pakistan

Twitter is under the scanner in Pakistan for not blocking inappropriate content on its site.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Sidhu will be treated as a traitor if he goes to Pakistan for Imran Khan's swearing-in: Subramanian Swamy

Sidhu will be treated as a traitor if he goes to Pakistan for Imran Khan's swearing-in: Subramanian Swamy

Along with Sidhu, Imran Khan's 'old friends' Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar have also been invited to attend his oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. 

Aug 14, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
'Naya Pakistan', tweets PM-elect Imran Khan on Islamic State's 71st Independence Day

'Naya Pakistan', tweets PM-elect Imran Khan on Islamic State's 71st Independence Day

Pakistan is celebrating its 71st Independence Day on Tuesday, August 14.

Aug 14, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
Kiki Challenge onboard Pakistan's PIA flight goes viral and authorities are not amused

Kiki Challenge onboard Pakistan's PIA flight goes viral and authorities are not amused

In the Kiki challenge, the performer usually jumps out of a moving vehicle and dances to Canadian rapper Drake's song 'In My Feelings'. 

Aug 14, 2018, 07:16 AM IST
Thai cave boys leave Buddhist monastery after honouring dead rescuer

Thai cave boys leave Buddhist monastery after honouring dead rescuer

A group of 13 Thai students band their coach was recently rescued alive from a flooded cave. 

Aug 04, 2018, 23:37 PM IST
Red Corner notices sought against ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's sons

Red Corner notices sought against ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's sons

Hasan and Hussain Nawaz already have permanent arrest warrants issued against them in Pakistan.

Aug 04, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
12 girls schools burnt down in Pakistan's restive Gilgit-Baltistan

12 girls schools burnt down in Pakistan's restive Gilgit-Baltistan

The schools in Chilas town, about 130-kilometre from Gilgit, were targeted late on Thursday night by the militants who set them on fire and damaged school property across Diamer district, police said

Aug 03, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
If I get invitation, I will go to Pakistan: Kapil Dev on Imran Khan's oath ceremony

If I get invitation, I will go to Pakistan: Kapil Dev on Imran Khan's oath ceremony

Kapil Dev, however, added that if he has got the invitation to visit the neighbouring country he will definitely go, considering the Indian government's approval.

Aug 02, 2018, 15:01 PM IST