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‘Daily hearings in alleged corruption case against Sharif’

Nawaz-SharifIslamabad : Pakistan’s Supreme Court today decided to conduct daily hearings against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members for their alleged corruption exposed in the Panama Papers leak, [...]

January 4th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Central Baghdad blasts kill at least 18: police

blast     Baghdad : Two bombs exploded in a busy market area in central Baghdad today, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens, Iraqi police said. The blasts ripped [...]

December 31st, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

Ministerial talks in Lanka on Indian fishermen issue: Minister

india-sri-lankaColombo : India and Sri Lanka will hold the second round of ministerial-level meeting here next week to find a solution to the vexed fishermen issue, Lankan Fisheries Minister Mahinda [...]

December 30th, 2016 | Posted in World | Read More »

Pak PM writes to Swaraj wishing her speedy recovery

International Conference on Policy of Neutrality     New Delhi : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has wished speedy recovery to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who underwent a kidney transplant recently. According to official sources, [...]

December 29th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Want to ‘amicably’ resolve all issues with India: Pak

nafees-zakariaIslamabad : Pakistan today said it wants to “amicably” resolve all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, with India even as it underlined that no country can unilaterally revoke the Indus Waters [...]

December 29th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Pak PM inaugurates Chinese-assisted nuclear power plant

chashma         Islamabad : Power-starved Pakistan today received a major boost as a China-backed 340 MW nuclear power plant in its Punjab province was inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz [...]

December 28th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Suspects held after Pakistan alcohol poisoning kills 35

pakistanLahore : Five persons were today taken into custody and three others identified for allegedly brewing and selling toxic liquor mixed with aftershave lotion on Christmas eve that claimed 35 [...]

December 28th, 2016 | Posted in World | Read More »

Saeed asks Pak govt not to forge friendship with India

Hafiz Saeed     Lahore : Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has asked the Pakistan government to refrain from forging friendship with India claiming that its [...]

December 27th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

India-Lanka ties improved in 2016, concern over China remains

sri lankaColombo : Sri Lanka’s ties with India improved in 2016 with high-level exchanges and signing of agreements to give momentum to their relationship, even as issues over a proposed economic [...]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in World | Read More »

Taliban attack home of Afghan lawmaker in capital, killing 8

TERRORISTKabul : Afghan police say gunmen have stormed the home of a lawmaker in the capital, killing eight people and leaving the parliamentarian wounded after he jumped from the roof [...]

December 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »