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Indian army given freehand to deal with ‘Pakistan’s misadventure’: Rajnath Singh

Indian army given freehand to deal with ‘Pakistan’s misadventure’: Rajnath Singh

By News Desk The Indian army has been given a freehand to deal with “any attempt by Pakistani troops to disturb peace in the country”, India’s home minister Rajnath Singh has claimed. “Indian forces will not count bullets while replying to any provocation by Pakistan,” Singh said on Sunday as he warned Islamabad against any […]

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

By AFP SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  China cannot use its economic power to dodge its international responsibilities in the South China Sea and in deterring North Korea, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Monday. After talks in Australia, Tillerson insisted Washington wanted a productive relationship with Beijing, but said China must pull its weight on important […]

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa takes oath as acting CJP

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa takes oath as acting CJP

By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD:  Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who wrote a 192-page dissenting note in the Supreme Court’s historic April 20 verdict in Panamagate case, has taken oath as Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP). The oath was administered on Monday by top court judge Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan in a simple ceremony in the […]

Qatar’s dispute with Arab states lifts oil prices, may affect Moody’s credit rating

Qatar’s dispute with Arab states lifts oil prices, may affect Moody’s credit rating

News Desk Saudi Arabia and key allies on Monday cut ties with Qatar, the world’s top seller of liquefied natural gas (LNG), accusing it of supporting extremism and sending shockwaves through the energy industry. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain said they would sever all ties including transport links with […]

Prince Harry has iftari with Muslim community in Singapore

Prince Harry has iftari with Muslim community in Singapore

By Entertainment Desk Prince Harry broke his fast with 80 Muslim youths and paid tribute to the victims of the London attacks in Singapore on Sunday. The British Royal was in the city on a two-day trip where he visited the Jamiyah Children’s Home, which helps recovering addicts and the homeless. Dishes made from porridge […]

This is a budget that taxes our future, Sherry

This is a budget that taxes our future, Sherry

ISLAMABAD, May 30, 2017: Vice President PPPP, Senator Sherry Rehman expressed dismay over the recent budget presented by the government saying, “The government just stripped people of hope for a better life by telling them it is blithely continuing to tax them to pay for its profligate spending.” “It is appalling to observe that around […]

Nadia Khan claims daughter physically abused by Hollywood actor

Nadia Khan claims daughter physically abused by Hollywood actor

By News Desk Renowned actress and television host Nadia Khan has registered a police complaint against a famous American actor/producer for allegedly assaulting her daughter during an audition in Dubai. Nadia, like hundreds of other parents, took her daughter to a casting session at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in JBR on May 20, however, what happened over there […]

Brad Pitt met Shah Rukh Khan and a whole lot of Bollywood secrets came out

Brad Pitt met Shah Rukh Khan and a whole lot of Bollywood secrets came out

By IANS Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan says Hollywood could, someday, take over Bollywood if the latter doesn’t work on skills like screenplay, marketing and use of technology. “If we don’t hone up a few areas, especially script writing, screenplay, marketing, professionalism and technology, we will be taken over by Hollywood,” Shah Rukh said. Shah […]

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Reuters MANCHESTER:  A Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute in the centre of Manchester in a symbol of the city’s unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people. Sadiq Patel came and comforted Renee Rachel Black, who was visibly upset, […]

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

By News Desk On Friday night, Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth, Yahoo7 News reported. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy […]

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

By AFP MIAMI:  The first large-scale clinical trial of a cannabis derivative known as cannabidiol shows it was able to cut the frequency of severe epileptic seizures by 39 per cent, researchers said Wednesday. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is derived from cannabis plants, but does not cause users to get high. The study in the New […]

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

By News Desk Indian national Uzma who alleged she was forced and duped into marrying a Pakistani man was repatriated to her country on Thursday following court orders. Indian external affairs ministers Sushma Swaraj welcomed Uzma as she returned to India via the Wagah border. “Uzma – Welcome home India’s daughter. I am sorry for […]