US army general wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

US army general wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Srinagar: A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed, Dawn news reported. US Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley, in charge of NATO’s military advisory mission in Afghanistan, suffered at least […]

Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days:Reports

Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days:Reports

Lahore: Pakistan’s anti-corruption body was on Tuesday granted a 14-day extension in the remand of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) President Shehbaz Sharif in a multi-billion rupee housing scam case. The former Punjab Chief Minister, who has been in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) custody since October 6, was presented in the accountability court in Lahore […]

9 kids, including 7 girls killed as mud house collapses in Pakistan’s Sukkur

9 kids, including 7 girls killed as mud house collapses in Pakistan’s Sukkur

Srinagar: Nine children, including seven girls, were killed and two others injured when a wall of a mud house near which they were playing collapsed on them in Pakistan’s Sukkur district, police said. The incident happened Thursday at Ghulam Sarwar Shambani village. The children were aged between four and 12 years, they said. “An inquiry […]

Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to the United Nations

Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to the United Nations

Srinagar: President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki R. Haley, has resigned, ahead of what Trump promised on Twitter on Tuesday was a “Big announcement” with Haley at the White House, New York Times reported.  Haley, a former governor of South Carolina, had been an early and frequent critic of Trump, so when he […]

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar Quits, Sandeep Bakhshi Replaces Her

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar Quits, Sandeep Bakhshi Replaces Her

New Delhi: ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, being investigated for alleged conflict of interest, has resigned as  CEO and will be replaced by Sandeep Bakhshi, the lender confirmed on Thursday. Ms Kochhar, 56, had requested early retirement, the bank said. She will relinquish office from the board of directors with immediate effect, the private sector […]

Hassan Rouhani vows to boost Iran missiles despite Western concerns

Hassan Rouhani vows to boost Iran missiles despite Western concerns

Tehran: President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Saturday to boost Iran’s ballistic missile capabilities despite Western concerns that were cited by his US counterpart Donald Trump in May when he abandoned a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran. “We will never decrease our defensive capabilities… we will increase them day by day,” Rouhani said at a military […]

Let Kashmiris decide what they want: Afridi stuns Gambhir during live show

Let Kashmiris decide what they want: Afridi stuns Gambhir during live show

Srinagar: Pakistan Cricket Team’s flamboyant allrounder and former skipper Shahid Afridi on Tuesday said that the “people of Kashmir should be allowed to decide their destiny”. During a joint live show of ARY News of Pakistan and ABP News of India, while commenting on Wednesday’s clash between the arch-rivals India and Pakistan, Afridi along with […]

No Afghan trade route for India: Pakistan

No Afghan trade route for India: Pakistan

Srinagar:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has dismissed reports that Islamabad has expressed readiness to talk on restoring the India-Afghanistan trade route through its territory. “Pakistan has not agreed to consider Afghanistan-India trade through our land,” the Foreign Office said on Sunday, quoting Qureshi.   According to a report by the Express Tribune, the rejection […]

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