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Pakistan receives 4 int'l bidders for shipment of LNG

Energy-starved Pakistan has received four bids from international bidders for the shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas for a 10-year period, officials s...

Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in J&K's Poonch

  Pakistani troops on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked mortar and small arms firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poon...

New graft case against Asif Ali Zardari

Pakistan's anti-graft body filed a new case of corruption against former president Asif Ali Zardari for allegedly being involved in transfer of billi...

Pakistan suffers over USD 50 mn losses due to airspace closure

Pakistan suffered a whopping USD 50 million loss after it closed its airspace with India for nearly five months following the Balakot air strikes in ...

India-U.S relationship on very sound footing: Shringla

The India-U.S relationship is on a very sound footing with both nations working closely to take the momentum forward and propel bilateral ties to the...

U.S sanctions 4 Iraqis for rights abuses, corruption

The United States has sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former governors for human rights abuses and corruption. The sanctions target any ...

Pakistan to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which the modalities are being worked ou...

'Tiangong-2' to re-enter earth's atmosphere

China's experimental space lab 'Tiangong-2' will have controlled descent from its orbit and re-enter the earth's atmosphere to fall into the Pacific ...

Trump supporters ridicule Democrat lawmaker criticised by him

Ardent supporters of U.S President Donald Trump in a rally raised slogans against one of the four non-white Democrat Congresswomen, whom he criticise...

Vijay Mallya's extradition appeal to be heard in Feb 2020

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya's appeal in the U.K High Court against his extradition order has been listed for a three-day hearing from Februa...

Pakistan increases land allotted to Kartarpur Gurdwara

Pakistan will allot 42 acres of land for the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, up 14 times, Punjab governor has announced while indicating that 80 ...

Pakistan must review Kulbhushan's death sentence: ICJ

In a major victory for India, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence for Indian national ...

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested on Wednesday by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan's Punjab Pr...

U.S House votes to condemn Trump over his 'racist' tweet

The U.S House of Representatives has voted a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump's alleged 'racist' tweets against four Democartic congressw...

U.S mulls increasing merit-based immigration to 57%

The Trump administration is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian sy...

More Indians becoming obese: UN report

More Indians are becoming obese while the number of undernourished people in the country have declined, according to a report by the UN that said tha...

Jacob Zuma confirms initiating newspaper, TV channel ideas with Guptas

Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma has said that he initiated the idea that led to the controversial Indian-origin Gupta family establishing th...

Quake shakes some Indonesian islands, damages temple in Bali

Indonesian authorities say a subsea earthquake shook Bali, Lombok and East Java on Tuesday, causing damage to homes and temples. The geophysics agenc...

New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump's xenophobic tweets

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of U.S President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progre...

Facebook must meet 'very high standard' for digital currency: U.S Treasury

Facebook will need to meet 'a very high standard' before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, U.S Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi...

Pakistan opens airspace for all civilian traffic

Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, sources said, effectively removing the ban on Indian flights that were not ...

Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in DR Congo

The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern DR Congo last...

Huawei planning major job cuts in U.S: Report

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which is subject to U.S sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in Beijing, is planning to make major...

China's GDP growth slows to 6.2% in second quarter

China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the U.S-China trade war and weakening global demand wei...

Pakistian, India agree on '80% and beyond' on Kartarpur draft agreement

  Pakistan and India agreed '80 per cent and beyond' on the draft agreement and operationalisation of the landmark Kartarpur corridor, a senior P...

India, Russia hold talks to boost space cooperation

India and Russia held high-level talks in New Delhi to elevate bilateral cooperation to the next level in the field of space, including assistance in...

Pakistan extends till Jul 26 its airspace ban along eastern border with India

For the fifth time, Pakistan extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India till July 26, the country's civil aviation authority annou...

Dutch PM To Visit Trump For Talks On Trade, Defence

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting US President Donald Trump next week, amid reports that the Netherlands is considering an American request...

Trump Says Cryptocurrency Is 'Not Money'

Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have...

Safdarjung Tomb gets 'architectural illumination'

Delhi's evenings got a bit more attractive with the 'architectural illumination' of the historic Safdarjung Tomb on Friday. Culture Minister Prahlad ...

Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in J&K's Poonch

Floods continue to pile agony on people of Bihar

Defamation complaint filed against Mahua Moitra

Kerala govt to set up Space Park

The Kerala government will set up a state-of-the-art Space Systems Park, claimed to be the country's first, at Knowledge City in Thiruvananthapuram t...

IMD red alert in Kerala's 3 districts

Man awarded 3 life imprisonments, 26-yr RI

Munnar encroachments: HC pulls up Kerala govt

'Ramayana' month begins in Kerala