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WorldSep 1, 2019, 5:43 PM IST
Exiled Pakistan politico Altaf Hussain sings ‘Saare jahan se accha’ in London
Altaf Hussain, an exiled Pakistan politico living in the United Kingdom, sang ‘saare jahan se achha’. Hussain was seen challenging Pakistan to "annex" Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in reaction to the Indian government's decision to withdraw the special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
WorldAug 20, 2019, 8:53 AM IST
Donald Trump to Pakistan PM Imran Khan: ‘Reduce tensions, moderate rhetoric’ with India
US President Donald Trump asked Pakistan PM Imran Khan to ‘moderate rhetoric’ with India in a telephonic conversation. The call to Khan was made just after a conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence" by leaders of Pakistan
WorldAug 16, 2019, 9:53 AM IST
London sees protests outside Indian High Commission over Kashmir issue
Pakistani and Kashmiri flags were raised outside the Indian High Commission in London over the issue of Kashmir. Protests broke out over the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
WorldAug 15, 2019, 11:59 AM IST
Pakistan to confer 2 military awards for downing Indian jet
Pakistan will be awarding two of its Air Force officers for downing an Indian jet. Wing Commander Muhammad Nouman Ali, who downed an Indian Air Force jet piloted by Abhinandan Varthaman on February 27, will be conferred with Sitar-e-Jurat while squadron leader Hassan Mahmood Siddiqui will be awarded with Tamgha-e-Shujaat.
WorldAug 12, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa names brother Gotabhaya as SLPP presidential candidate
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has named his brother Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna presidency. Gotabhaya had led Rajapaksa's military campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2006 and 2009 and won the hearts of many.
WorldAug 7, 2019, 7:50 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed declared guilty of ‘terror financing’ by Pakistan Counter Terrorism Department
A Counter Terrorism Department in Pakistan declared Jama’at-ud-Da’wah chief Hafiz Saeed guilty of terror financing. Saeed was presented before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Gujranwala, where he was charge-sheeted with terror financing by the Counter Terrorism Department of Punjab Police.
WorldAug 2, 2019, 8:31 AM IST
Donald Trump on Osama bin Laden son: Hamza was very threatening to the USA
Donald Trump, President of the United States of America has expressed that he cannot reveal much about Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza bin Laden but has stated he was “very threatening to the US”.
WorldJul 27, 2019, 2:32 PM IST
Irish PM Leo Varadkar says no-deal Brexit could lead to united Ireland
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said that a no-deal Brexit could only lead to a united Ireland. His comments came after new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the current Brexit deal was unacceptable
WorldJul 26, 2019, 10:50 AM IST
Sherin Mathews case: Indian-American adoptive father begins life sentence in Dallas
Wesley Mathews, adoptive father of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews has begun his term serving in prison for life in the case pertaining to the death of the toddler in 2017. Mathews had pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in Sherin’s death
WorldJul 24, 2019, 1:51 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister admits country lied to USA about terrorism
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has admitted that in the last 15 years, the governments in the country have lied to the United States of America about terrorism. He said that 40 different terror groups had been operational but US was not informed.
WorldJul 22, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Final hours of voting as Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt fight race to become British PM
After a month-long contest between former London mayor Boris Johnson and foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, the postal votes of up to 1,60,000 grassroots Conservatives will decide the governing party's next leader.
WorldJul 22, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
Nigeria: Man attempts to climb on to taxiing aircraft, apprehended
A man from Nigeria attempted to get inside an aircraft that was taxiing on the runway by jumping onto the aircraft’s wing. He was later caught by security and apprehended.
WorldJul 18, 2019, 9:56 AM IST
US to hike merit-based immigration to 57%; 1.1 million people became American citizens in 2018
The Trump administration is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration. According to Jared Kushner, the new system will enhance social diversity. Donald Trump described it as a common-sense proposal and acknowledged that there was a requirement of talented people in the country
WorldJul 14, 2019, 1:56 PM IST
Nepal floods leave 43 people killed, 20 injured; 24 missing
Floods in Nepal have claimed the lives of at least 43 people while 24 others are still missing. The police rescued 1,104 people from several places across the country with 185 alone from Kathmandu.
WorldJul 11, 2019, 9:08 AM IST
UK ambassador to US Kim Darroch resigns after email leak row with Donald Trump
The UK ambassador's resignation comes after a series of diplomatic messages sent by him were leaked recently. In the emails, Kim Darroch described President Donald Trump's administration as "clumsy" and "inept".