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Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

By News Desk The Norwegian Foreign Minister, on Tuesday, called for dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve the Kashmir issue, Radio Pakistan reported. Borge Brende made the comments in response to a motion tabled by leader of the Christian Democratic Party, Knut Arild Hareide on the human rights violations being committed by the Indian forces […]

Why Ivanka, Melania Trump covered up in Rome but not Saudi Arabia

Why Ivanka, Melania Trump covered up in Rome but not Saudi Arabia

US First Lady Melania Trump raised eyebrows as she arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday to meet Pope Francis, wearing a veil which she chose to forego during her trip to Saudi Arabia. Melania, who is accompanying Donald Trump on his first foreign tour since he became president, wore a long-sleeved Dolce & Gabbana black dress and a black veil, […]

Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

Bahrain police on Tuesday opened fire on a long-running sit-in in support of a leading Shia cleric in the Sunni-ruled Gulf state, hit by years of unrest. Eyewitnesses told AFP there were multiple civilians wounded in the raid targeting the months-long sit-in in Diraz, the hometown of cleric Isa Qassim. Qassim was sentenced on Sunday […]

India bars Pakistan from participating in upcoming Pro Kabaddi League

India bars Pakistan from participating in upcoming Pro Kabaddi League

News Reporter India has barred Pakistani players from taking part in the upcoming Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in which players from 16 countries will participate, Hindustan Timesreported. Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday asserted that no players from Pakistan will be allowed to take part in the upcoming Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) “unless Pakistan […]

Good-looking scientists perceived as ‘less able’: study

Good-looking scientists perceived as ‘less able’: study

By AFP MIAMI:  People are more interested in learning about the work of attractive scientists, but they see these good-looking researchers as less able than their average-appearing counterparts, a study suggested on Monday. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [PNAS] highlights the biases that come with judging people on looks, […]

Pakistan to continue extending moral, diplomatic support to Kashmir

Pakistan to continue extending moral, diplomatic support to Kashmir

By News Desk Leader of the House in Senate, Raja Zafarul Haq, said Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Indian occupied Kashmir, reported Radio Pakistan. He was addressing a ceremony to pay tribute to martyred Kashmiri leaders, Maulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone, in Islamabad. […]

If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

By News Desk As the seven year anniversary of the first bitcoin transaction hit, the cryptocurrency also hit a record high trading at $2,251.61 on Monday, reported CNBC. In simpler words, if seven years ago you bought $100 of bitcoin, they would now be worth $75 million. On May 22, 2010 a programmer named Laszlo […]

Macron says ‘horrified’ at UK attack

Macron says ‘horrified’ at UK attack

AFP PARIS:  French President Emmanuel Macron voiced his “horror” at the attack that killed 22 people at a pop concert in England, and plans to speak to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Macron “learnt with horror and shock about the attack that occurred yesterday evening,” his office said in a statement. “He addresses all of […]

Israel PM condemns Manchester attack

Israel PM condemns Manchester attack

JERUSALEM:  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday condemned a bomb attack at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester that killed 22 people. “The Israeli government strongly condemns the terrible terror attack last night in Manchester,” Netanyahu said in a statement. “I send my condolences to the families of those murdered and […]

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Islamabad, 22 May 2017: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned attack on members of peace committee in Khyber Agency on Monday morning. Former President in a statement said that blood of innocent martyrs will not go in vain and defeat of the enemies of humanity […]

Role of World Organization for Animal Heath is vital for rural poverty alleviation

Role of World Organization for Animal Heath is vital for rural poverty alleviation

Pakistan greatly values its partnership with World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for its livestock development, disease control and overall poverty alleviation. This was stated by Mr. Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research during his speech delivered at the 85th General Session of OIE in Paris, today. The […]

Indian woman abducts lover at gunpoint on his wedding night

Indian woman abducts lover at gunpoint on his wedding night

By News Desk A young woman abducted a groom from his wedding at gunpoint in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. So far, there are no clues about the kidnapped groom’s whereabouts. People said the young man and his abductress had been in a relationship, before things went awry and the jilted woman took this ‘drastic’ […]