INDIA & PAKISTAN

At bilateral meet PM Modi and Prez Xi Jinping agree to boost closer partnership

At bilateral meet PM Modi and Prez Xi Jinping agree to boost closer partnership

Johannesburg: Meeting for the third time in nearly three months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday agreed to maintain the “momentum” generated by their recent interactions and provide “proper instructions” to concerned stake holders to maintain peace at the border. Both sides were willing to consolidate and develop a closer […]

Twitteratis hail Imran Khan, cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar wishes him good luck

Twitteratis hail Imran Khan, cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar wishes him good luck

Islamabad: Indian politicians are cautious, former diplomats say things are too early and even cricket fraternity in the country is not making much noise about Imran Khan emerging victorious in Pakistan polls. But Twitteratis have applauded the cricket legend-turned-politician’s incredible achievement. Some admirers even do not mind comparing him with Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder […]

Maneka Gandhi moves anti-trafficking Bill in Lok Sabha

Maneka Gandhi moves anti-trafficking Bill in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday took up the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 that seeks to provide for prevention, rescue, and rehabilitation of trafficked persons. Moving the Bill for consideration and passing, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said the new bill will only help the government to […]

PM Modi pays homage to Kargil War heroes

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Kargil War heroes and also lauded the political leadership provided by the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1999. “On Kargil Vijay Diwas, a grateful nation pays homage to all those who served the nation during Operation Vijay. Our brave soldiers ensured that […]

High voltage Pakistan polls underway: Jailed Sharif’s barred from voting

High voltage Pakistan polls underway: Jailed Sharif’s barred from voting

Islamabad: Voting for Pakistan’s general election is under way across the country amid tight security on Wednesday.  The first vote was cast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda, Pakistan daily Dawn reported.  As a precautionary security measure, about 4,00,000 police officers and 371,388 Army personnel have been deployed at the 85,000 polling stations. The battle is set […]

Pak polls: Death toll in Quetta blast rises to 25 

Pak polls: Death toll in Quetta blast rises to 25 

Quetta: As Pakistan goes to polls today at least 25 people, including police officials, have been killed in a blast in Quetta on Wednesday. Inspector General of police Mohsin Butt confirmed to Dawn that death toll has reached 25. The report said that the area was crowded as people were making their way to cast their vote at the […]

16 girls trafficked from Nepal rescued

16 girls trafficked from Nepal rescued

New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women rescued 16 girls, who were brought from Nepal and being trafficked to Gulf countries in the wee hours on Wednesday. According to DCW chief Swati Maliwal, on a tip-off, commission’s team informed the police and reached Munirka area, where the girls were confined. On reaching the spot, they found […]

Rahul demands probe into NEET candidates’ data leak

Rahul demands probe into NEET candidates’ data leak

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the data breach of students who had appeared for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) earlier this year, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sought a probe into the leak. According to the official handle of the Congress, Mr Rahul Gandhi wrote to CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal expressing ‘shock’ […]

Ousted PM Sharif refuses hospitalisation

Ousted PM Sharif refuses hospitalisation

Islamabad: Incarcerated ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has refused to shift to a hospital despite being advised by doctors. The former premier insisted that medical treatment be provided to him in prison, Pakistan daily Dawn quoted an official of Adiala jail saying on condition of anonymity on Monday. According to the official, the jail authorities […]

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