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Trump’s art of no deal: Find someone to blame

Trump’s art of no deal: Find someone to blame

Trump’s art of no deal: Find someone to blame Web Desk Lacking sufficient support, Republicans were forced to pull their bill to replace Obamacare from the floor of the GOP-controlled House. Speaking soon after accepting defeat, Trump didn’t shoulder the responsibility himself, nor did he pin the blame on House GOP leadership or any of […]

Deepika’s not leaving Bollywood for Hollywood, says she’s ‘aware of her roots’

Deepika’s not leaving Bollywood for Hollywood, says she’s ‘aware of her roots’

DESK REPORT “I am very well aware of my home and my roots, so that’s never going to change,” said the actor. Deepika Padukone’s successful Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage was enough for speculations to arise that the Bollywood beauty might just be heading off to Hollywood, permanently. But how much truth […]

Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Syria’s Palmyra

Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Syria’s Palmyra

Russia’s force in Syria has suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, a tally that shows the fight in Syria is tougher and more costly than the Kremlin has disclosed. Eighteen Russian citizens fighting alongside Moscow’s allies, the Syrian government forces, have […]

Case filed against Punjab University students involved in violent clashes

Case filed against Punjab University students involved in violent clashes

Punjab Police on Wednesday registered a case against unidentified students of Punjab University for violent activity on campus, a day after the clash broke out between rival students’ groups. At least 10 students were injured in a clash between students organising a Pakhtun cultural event and activists of the Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT) at Punjab University […]

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat AFP Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen waves from a Dutch-made Sea Tiger submarine at the Tsoying navy base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 21. Taiwan formally launched an ambitious project to build its own submarines as the island faces growing military threats from China as relations […]

Sex slave’s rescue in Riyadh reveals widening web of traffickers in India

Sex slave’s rescue in Riyadh reveals widening web of traffickers in India

Sex slave’s rescue in Riyadh reveals widening web of traffickers in India REUTERS An Indian woman rescued from sex slavery in Saudi Arabia was brought back to her hometown in Gujarat on Sunday amid concerns traffickers are widening their net to new parts of India. Two agents ─ one in Gujarat and another in Mumbai […]

Pak-Afghan border opens after a month of closure

Pak-Afghan border opens after a month of closure

Pak-Afghan border opens after a month of closure AP  A truck carries goods on its way to Afghanistan through the Khyber Pass. —AP Hundreds of trucks crossed into Afghanistan from Pakistan after the border reopened for the first time in more than a month, ending the protracted closure of one South Asia’s busiest trade routes. […]

Turkey threatens EU on migrant deal as Erdogan blasts ‘spirit of fascism’

Turkey threatens EU on migrant deal as Erdogan blasts ‘spirit of fascism’

Turkey threatens EU on migrant deal as Erdogan blasts ‘spirit of fascism’ By: Agency Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has triggered European ire with Nazi jibes against The Netherlands and Germany. PHOTO: AFP ISTANBUL: Turkey on Wednesday threatened to scrap a critical deal on halting the flow of migrants to the EU amid a spiralling war […]

Blasphemers are enemies of humanity, will not be tolerated: Nisar

Blasphemers are enemies of humanity, will not be tolerated: Nisar

Blasphemers are enemies of humanity, will not be tolerated: Nisar By News Desk Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar has said that the authorities will do everything possible to take action against blasphemers. “We will take action against those involved in blasphemy and take this matter to a logical conclusion,” Nisar said on Thursday while addressing a press conference in […]

The idea of a ban on travel to America is heartbreaking, says Mohsin Hamid

The idea of a ban on travel to America is heartbreaking, says Mohsin Hamid

The idea of a ban on travel to America is heartbreaking, says Mohsin Hamid DESK REPORT Mohsin Hamid appeared on Seth Myers’ late night show to talk about his latest book Exit West Mohsin Hamid appeared on Seth Myers’ late night show to talk about his latest book Exit West Novelist Mohsin Hamid made it […]

The fear of Hindu Rashtra: Should India’s Muslims keep away from electoral politics?

The fear of Hindu Rashtra: Should India’s Muslims keep away from electoral politics?

The fear of Hindu Rashtra: Should India’s Muslims keep away from electoral politics? AJAZ ASHRAF Four months before the Uttar Pradesh election results sent Muslims in India reeling in shock, former Rajya Sabha MP Mohammed Adeeb delivered a speech in Lucknow, which, in hindsight, might be called prescient. “If Muslims don’t wish to have the […]

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran By News Desk The Islamic Center of Tucson deplored the incident in a Facebook post and said it seemed that the unidentified man wanted to damage the centre’s property. PHOTO: FACEBOOK An unidentified man broke into an Arizona mosque early Monday morning and ripped […]

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