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No 'deal' with Saudi for release of Sharif & family from jail: Minister

There was no "deal" between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family ...

Russia warns U.S it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions

Moscow said Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against ...

India, China need to work together: Maa Zhanwu

Consul General of People's Republic of China in Kolkata Maa Zhanwu has said his country along with India needed to work together for greater welfare ...

Death toll jumps to 22 in Philippine monsoon landslide

The death toll from a monsoon landslide in the central Philippines has risen to 22, officials said, as rescuers dug through the night in a frantic se...

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang no more

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country's top three leaders but with mostly ceremonial duties, died on Friday after an illness, state te...

Sushma to meet Pakistani counterpart on UNGA sidelines: MEA

A meeting will take place between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the ...

Amazon considering opening 3,000 cashier-less stores

Amazon is considering opening up to 3,000 new cashier-less stores by 2021 to vie for shoppers at convenience stores and quick-service sandwich shops,...

JeM, LeT pose regional threat in subcontinent: U.S

The U.S has said the Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba militant groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan did not adequately add...

PDP hopes PM Modi will reciprocate dialogue offer made by Imran

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reciprocate the offer of talks made by his Pakistan counterp...

India's neighbours among countries to ban 'triple talaq'

India's neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are among the countries that banned the practice of instant 'triple talaq' prevalent among Musl...

Brussels Airlines to stop India flights from January

Brussels Airlines has decided to stop flights between India and Belgium for 'economic reasons', one-and-a-half years after launching services from th...

Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things', says Trump

President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ...

Vote rigging charges: Pakistan govt, opposition agree for parliamentary probe

Pakistan government and the Opposition unanimously agreed to form a parliamentary committee to investigate allegations of rigging in the July 25 gene...

100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria: Relief agency

Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country's main relief agency said. He...

Hong Kong eases visa rules for same-sex couples

Hong Kong announced that overseas same-sex partners would qualify for the right to live and work in the city after a landmark court victory by a Brit...

Imran govt auctions 70 luxury cars as part of austerity drive

The cash-strapped Pakistan government sold 70 cars "above their market price" as it started the process of auctioning 102 luxury vehicles of the PM H...

Pakistan, U.K reach agreement on repatriation of 'looted wealth'

Pakistan and the U.K signed a justice and accountability agreement on Monday, nearly a month after Imran Khan, who has vowed to bring back money stol...

Three infants die every two minutes in India: Report

Three infants die every two minutes on an average in India due to lack of access to water, sanitation, proper nutrition or basic health services, acc...

India extends deadline to impose duties on U.S products till Nov 2

The government, for the second time, has extended the deadline for the imposition of higher customs duties on 29 products, including almond, walnut a...

Germany rolls out world's first hydrogen train

Germany rolled out the world's first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with co...

Air Tanzania to soon resume direct flights to India

Air Tanzania will soon resume services to India with direct flights to Mumbai from Tanzanian city Dar Es Salaam, an official said. Air India and Air ...

Imran govt auctions fleet of luxury cars as part of austerity drive

The cash-strapped Pakistan government sold 34 cars as part of an auction of 102 luxury vehicles, including some bullet-proof ones, as part of Prime M...

British PM 'irritated' by leadership speculation

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was 'irritated' by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former foreign secretary Boris J...

Canada working on WTO reform: Sources

Canada is working on a project for reform of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and aims to organise international talks on the subject next month, C...

Super Typhoon 'Mangkhut' smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon 'Mangkhut' -- the biggest storm of the year -- smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, and claimed its first death as a woman was ...

Shinzo Abe aims to rewrite Japan constitution as he seeks 3rd term

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time...

India ranks 130 in UN's human development index

India climbed one spot to 130 among 189 countries in the latest human development index released on Friday by the United Nations Development Programm...

Concept of 'world is one family' gives India distinct identity: PM

Praising the Dawoodi Bohra community for its honesty in trade and business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the concept of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam',...

Trump nominates Indian-American to key administration post

Indian-American Bimal Patel has been nominated to a key administrative position in the Treasury Department by U.S President Donald Trump.Bimal, from ...

Congress demands probe into Skill India ‘scam’

The Congress has demanded a probe into the Centre’s Skill India programme, saying that it had turned into a big scam. “We want a comprehe...

ILO plans meeting on recovery, rebuilding in Kerala

  The Geneva-headquartered International Labour Organisation (ILO) will organise a tripartite meeting of trade union leaders, industry and govern...

Former Bishop Franco Mulakkal hospitalised due to chest Pain

Nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested

Trial flight lands successfully at Kannur Airport