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To boost economic relations with Pakistan, China to open visa office in Peshawar

Peshawar, Sep 20: China has decided to open a visa office in Peshawar to further boost economic relations with Pakistan. Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing announced this on Thursday after visiting 'One Window Centre' set up here by

20 Sep 2019 3:36 pm
Modi to inaugurate 'Gandhi Solar Park' - India's gift to the UN Headquarters

New York, Sep 20: In a first of its kind symbolic effort by India at the UN, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 50KW 'Gandhi Solar Park' next week during his visit to the world organisation, a gesture that highlights

20 Sep 2019 2:36 pm
Malaysian PM adds twist to Zakir Naik extradition, says didn't discuss anything with Modi

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 17: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected India's claim that PM Narendra Modi asked Malaysia for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's custody. The Malaysian prime minister added that his Indian counterpart whom he met in

20 Sep 2019 10:37 am
One dead after 'Multiple' people shot on streets of Washington DC

Washington, Sep 20: One person was killed and four people were shot late in Columbia Heights in Northwest Washington, D.C on Thursday night. Reuters could not immediately confirm the reports. Local WJLA-TV posted images on Twitter of ambulances carrying

20 Sep 2019 9:36 am
Dengue outbreak in B'desh: Patients get hospitalized in every 2 min

Dhaka, Sep 16: Dengue spreading wings in Bangladesh, a total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported this month across the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567. The Directorate

20 Sep 2019 8:37 am
Pakistan Minister who can't spell 'sattelite', says committed to send its first astronaut by 2022

Islamabad, Sep 16: Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry who was recently trolled for spelling 'Satellite' as 'Sattelite' has annouced that it would send its first astronaut to space by 2022 with the help of its close ally

20 Sep 2019 8:37 am
Riots in Pakistan’s Sindh after Hindu school principal is booked for blasphemy

Islamabad, Sep 16: Riots broke out in Pakistan's Sindh province on Sunday after a school principal from the minority Hindu community was booked on charges of alleged blasphemy. Widespread protests erupted in Ghotki district after an FIR was filed against the

20 Sep 2019 8:37 am
PNB case: UK court remands Nirav Modi to custody till October 17

London, Sep 19: Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case, was on Thursday further remanded to judicial custody until October 17 by a UK court which

19 Sep 2019 5:36 pm
6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, Sep 19: An earthquake measuring 6.1-magnitude rocked Indonesia's western East Java province on Thursday with no potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake was upgraded from 5.6-magnitude reported several minutes earlier, an official in

19 Sep 2019 4:36 pm
Deeply sorry: Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup in 2001

Ottawa, Sep 19: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a fervent advocate of the multiculturalism integral to Canadian identity, apologized on Wednesday for wearing brownface makeup to a party at a school where he taught 18 years ago. Time magazine

19 Sep 2019 11:36 am
Donald Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien as national security adviser

Washington, Sep 19: President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O'Brien, the fourth person in two years to hold the job, becomes

19 Sep 2019 10:36 am
Malala urges UN to help Kashmiri children go back to school

London, Sep 15: Nobel Peace Prize winner and Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai has urged the UN to work towards peace in Kashmir and help children go back to school amid the tense situation in the Valley. Normal

19 Sep 2019 8:36 am
Saudi Arabia shuts down half its oil production after drones attack

Dubai, Sep 15: Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting about half of the supplies from the world's largest exporter

19 Sep 2019 8:36 am
Tragedy averted: Jeddah-bound PIA flight catches fire, pilot successfully emergency lands plane

Lahore, Sep 15: A major tragedy was averted on Sunday when an agile pilot successfully landed a Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying about 200 passengers onboard after one of its engines caught fire minutes after take off. The Jeddah-bound flight PK-759

19 Sep 2019 8:36 am
Israel election: Netanyahu fails to win majority in close contest

Jerusalem, Sep 19: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party trailed its main rival Blue and White by 31 to 32 seats Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, putting the country's longest-serving premier on shaky ground and raising the possibility of

19 Sep 2019 1:36 am
Terrorists come to India from neighbouring countries, not Moon: EU parliamentarians slam Pak

Brussels, September 18: European parliamentarians Ryszard Czarnecki and Fulvio Martusciello have slammed Pakistan for harbouring militants, with one of them saying terrorists who carried out attacks in India did not come from the Moon.   During a special debate of

18 Sep 2019 7:36 pm
Held for drunk riding, Florida couple have sex inside police car

Tallahassee, Sep 18: A Florida couple arrested for riding their bicycles while being intoxicated engaged themselves into 'energetic sex' while cuffed in the back of a police car. Nassau County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Hunter said that he pulled over

18 Sep 2019 5:36 pm
Pakistan based terrorist sanctioned as US steps heat to combat terror

Washington, Sep 12: The US has unveiled new steps to fight terrorism and add muscle to the Trump administration's ability to pursue terror suspects, their financiers and supporters worldwide. Utilising a new executive order signed by President Donald Trump, issued on

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
In a first, scientists find water on earth-like planet that can support life 110 lightyears away

Washington, Sep 12: In a first, scientists have discovered water vapor and possibly even liquid water clouds that rain in the atmosphere of an Earth-size planet. K2-18b, which is eight times the mass of Earth, is now the only exoplanet known

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Earthquake jolts parts of Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 12: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that a magnitude of 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said,''An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale, struck

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
World trusts India on Kashmir, not us, admits Pakistan minister

Islamabad, Sep 12: A Pakistani minister has claimed that Islamabad has failed to garner the desired support from the international community on Jammu and Kashmir after New Delhi abrogated provisions of Article 370. Speaking on a talk show on

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Time for India-Pakistan to find lasting solution on J&K: Boris Johnson

London, Sep 14: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said stressing that it is for India and Pakistan to find a lasting solution to the Kashmir issue in accordance with the wishes of the Kashmiri people. Reiterating the UK government's stand

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
India expresses concern on cross border terrorism emanating from Pakistan

Geneva, Sep 13: A senior Indian diplomat has met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet here and briefed her about the steps India has taken to bring normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir and highlighted New Delhi's concerns on the threat

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Drones hit Saudi Aramco facilities, trigger fire

Dubai, Sep 14: Drones hit the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and an oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco on Saturday, sparking a huge fire at a processor crucial to global energy supplies. No one immediately claimed responsibility for

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Two gigantic asteroids as big as Burj Khalifa approaching towards earth today

Washington, Sep 14: Two gigantic asteroids, as tall as the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa, is set to whiz past Earth at a speed of 23,100 km per hours today. These two gigantic asteroids are 2000 QW7 and 2010 CO1. The

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden killed

Washington, Sep 14: US President Donald Trump has reportedly confirmed that Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden had been killed. Hamza Bin Laden was officially designated by the US as a global terrorist two years ago. He was widely

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Twin Afghan blast: After suicide attack in Prez's election campaign, another blast in Kabul, 24 dead

Parwan , Sep 17: Twin attacks leave two Afghan cities in a pool of blood.  After a suicide attack in Parwan province, another blast reported in an area close to Massoud Square and US Embassy in Macroryan 2 area in the

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Did you spot Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander? curious Brad Pitt asks NASA

Washington, Sep 17: Not only ISRO, NASA even American actor and film producer Brad Pitt is also equally curious about Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander. According to reports, Brad Pitt had called the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to talk to

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
10-year-old girl dies of rare brain-eating amoeba contracted while swimming

Washington, Sep 17: A 10-year-old girl has died in the hospital, her family said in a statement on Monday, after she contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a Texas river.

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Donald Trump names five shortlisted candidate for national security advisor

Washington, Sep 17: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he has shortlisted five eminent people for the position of national security advisor at the White House. The successful one from the five named are Robert O'Brien, Ric

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Flavored e-cigarettes banned in New York state over vaping concerns

New York, Sep 18: New York became the second US state to ban flavoured e-cigarettes on Tuesday, following several vaping-linked deaths that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking. A health council

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Reinstate GSP designation for India: 44 lawmakers urge Trump ahead of 'Howdy Modi'

Washington, Sept 18: Ahead of the September 22 'Howdy Modi' event during Narendra Modi's US visit, a bipartisan group of 44 influential lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to reinstate India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Weird! This image of Mars North pole icy dunes looks like melted white chocolate

Washington, Sep 18: European Space Agency and Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has released an image of Mars' north polar region which looks like melted white chocolate and was shared on September 16, gives a sneak peek at dunes on the

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
Twin Afghan blast: Death toll reaches at 48, Taliban claims the attack

Kabul, Sep 18: Nearly, 48 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in twin attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday. One attack took place at a campaign rally by President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan province and the other in the capital,

18 Sep 2019 4:37 pm