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28 Jul 2018Pakistan News
UN committed to continuing to support Pak's election commission: Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres looks forward to the formation of a new government in Pakistan and stressed the UN's commitment to support Pakistan's election commission amid allegations by other political parties of vote rigging, his spokesperson said.
28 Jul 2018Donald Trump
Trump says American media dying to see him make mistake
US President Donald Trump said the American media was dying to see him make mistake, a day after the White House barred a reporter from attending one of his events.
28 Jul 2018Blood Donation
Know all about 'golden blood,' the rarest blood type
We all know people who have variations of blood types A, B and O. But have you ever come across someone who has golden blood? Most likely not. Because only 43 people in the world have been discovered with this blood type in the last 57 years, making it the rarest of all.
27 Jul 2018Facebook
#LandOfAbsurd: Zoo paints donkey to make it look like zebra
A zoo apparently painted a donkey like a zebra and assumed they would get away with it. But then they must have forgotten about the phenomenon of social media.
27 Jul 2018Singapore
5 Indian-origin persons charged in slashing incident in Singapore
Five Indian-origin men were charged today with rioting and assaulting another Indian-origin man, Dhines Selvarajah (26), with deadly weapons in Little India precinct in Singapore.
27 Jul 2018Nawaz Sharif
Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally
More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.
27 Jul 2018Donald Trump
Trump's star on Hollywood 'Walk Of Fame' destroyed: Details here
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood 'Walk Of Fame' was vandalized with a pickaxe on Wednesday, and the accused surrendered to the Los Angeles Police Department later.
27 Jul 2018Israel
Israeli airline drops plea against Air India flights via Saudi-airspace
Israel's national carrier El Al has withdrawn its plea filed in Israel's High Court of Justice against the government decision to allow Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia's airspace on Delhi-Tel Aviv route.
27 Jul 2018Iran
US working with allies to get Iran to change behavior
The Trump administration is working with its allies and partners to force Iran to change its behavior and stop its actions, the White House has said, days after US President Donald Trump warned Tehran of dire consequences for threatening America.
27 Jul 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Imran says will live humbly, not in official PM-residence
Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's premier, yesterday said he will not live in the official residence of the Prime Minister and the lavish house will be converted into a public space like an educational institution.
26 Jul 2018India
If India is ready, Pakistan will solve Kashmir issue: Imran
Imran Khan, all set to be the new Pakistan PM, addressed the media this afternoon, laying out his policies and goals.
26 Jul 2018Pakistan News
Ex-wife Jemima congratulates Imran Khan, reminds him of "challenge"
Wishes have been pouring in for PTI Chief Imran Khan from around the world, as he looks set to become Pakistan's next prime minister.
26 Jul 2018New Jersey
Radio-hosts face backlash for calling NJ's Sikh Attorney "turban man"
Two radio hosts in the US, Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco, are facing severe backlash for referring to New Jersey's Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as the "turban man."
26 Jul 2018ISIS
Syria: Death toll in IS attacks rises to 250 overnight
The death toll in Islamic State group suicide bombings and shootings in southern Syria rose to nearly 250 overnight, over half of them civilians.
26 Jul 2018Beijing
Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties
A blast ripped through the area outside the US embassy in Beijing this morning. The Indian embassy is located nearby.
26 Jul 2018North Korea
North Korea still making 'nuclear material', says Mike Pompeo
North Korea is still making nuclear material, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told senators.
26 Jul 2018Russia News
Trump-Putin to meet next year, after Moscow interference "witch-hunt" over
US President Donald Trump believes he should not meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin till the "witch hunt" over Moscow's alleged interference in American elections concludes, and thus their next bilateral meeting would take place next year, his national security adviser John Bolton said today.
26 Jul 2018Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan polls: Imran Khan inches towards victory amid mass-rigging allegations
Hours before results of the Pakistan general elections are to be officially declared, PTI Chief Imran Khan took a clear lead, even as rivals alleged their agents were being thrown out of polling stations.
#HistoryMade: Pakistan's tribal women cast vote for the first time
In a historic first, women of a conservative tribal district of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan today cast their ballots as Pakistan went to polls, according to a media report.
25 Jul 2018Elections
Bombs, 1000 coffins, and votes: Highlights from Pakistan's election-day
An undergoing election is expected to bring new hope of democracy in Pakistan, but the fear of an unfair polling day hasn't been ruled out.
25 Jul 2018Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation
The vote of PTI Chief Imran Khan in Pakistan's general elections might be cancelled, after reports emerged that his voting had been recorded on camera.
Pakistani-origin man, suffering from psychosis, behind Toronto's deadly mass shooting
The gunman who killed two persons and injured 13 others in a deadly mass shooting in Canada's largest city Toronto on Sunday has been identified as Pakistani-origin man, Faisal Hussain, the police said.
Pakistan: 31 killed, 36 injured in violence on Election Day
At least 31 people were killed, including 28 in a suicide-blast outside a polling station in Pakistan's Quetta city, and 36 others injured as violence erupted on the day of elections in Pakistan.
25 Jul 2018United States of America
US: Indian-origin physician pleads guilty to illegally distributing controlled substances
An Indian-origin woman in the US, Madhu Aggarwal (68), has pleaded guilty to charges of unlawfully distributing controlled substances and healthcare fraud, US Attorney Scott Brady said.
25 Jul 2018Donald Trump
Ivanka Trump announces shutdown of 'Ivanka Trump' fashion brand
Ivanka Trump, the First Daughter of the United States, yesterday announced the closure of her namesake clothing, footwear, and accessories brand.
As Pakistan votes, India, US and China on the edge
Pakistan votes today in its 11th general elections since 1970, incidentally only the second civilian transfer of power in the country.
25 Jul 2018India
India to shut down camp-office in Nepal on August 1
India yesterday said a camp-office of its embassy in Nepal's Biratnagar will be officially closed from August 1 as per the request made by the Nepalese Government.
25 Jul 2018Japan
Japan-based start-up 'Warpspace' to fly wedding plaques into space
The sky is no longer the limit for lovers looking for unusual ways to commemorate their nuptials, with a Japanese company now offering to blast commemorative wedding plaques into space.
24 Jul 2018DNA
How much longer before humans conquer ageing?
Countless researches, superfoods, cosmetics and exercises claim to have found the way to achieve human's most wishful desire - to enhance longevity or at least our health spans.
24 Jul 2018Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India
Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.
24 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Abu Dhabi likely to get its first Hindu-temple by 2020
Abu Dhabi is likely to get its first Hindu temple by 2020, and a legal entity (named Mandir Ltd) has been registered with the local government for its construction.
24 Jul 2018Mumbai
'No attack on David Headley': Lawyer dismisses reports
Hours after reports emerged that 2008 Mumbai attack convict David Headley was fighting for life after being attacked in prison, his lawyer has dismissed the claims.
24 Jul 2018Dalai Lama
China: Tibetan students banned from taking part in religious activities
Children in traditionally Buddhist Tibet have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays in China.
24 Jul 2018Bali
Indian-origin economist, working for World Bank, drowns at Bali beach
A young Indian-origin senior economist, working with the World Bank, drowned after strong currents pulled her away while she was swimming in a restricted area at a beach in Bali, Indonesia on Saturday.
24 Jul 2018Australia
Thai cave: Nine Australian rescuers get bravery awards
Nine Australians involved in the rescue of Thai youth soccer team, 'Wild Boars', from the treacherous Tham Luang cave have been awarded medals for bravery in their home country.
24 Jul 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Doctors say Sharif not well; jailed ex-PM demands medical-facilities
A medical board which examined Nawaz Sharif yesterday recommended the immediate shifting of the jailed former Pakistani PM to a hospital but Sharif insisted that the medical facilities should be provided to him in the jail itself.
24 Jul 2018India
Indian diaspora is making a mark all over world: Modi
The Indian diaspora is making a mark all over the world and they are the country's "rashtradoots (ambassadors)", PM Narendra Modi told a gathering of Indian community members in Rwanda.
24 Jul 2018Russia News
'I gave up nothing,' says Trump over meeting with Putin
US President Donald Trump yesterday said he had given up "nothing" during his summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, following a week of withering, bipartisan criticism over his handling of the meeting.
23 Jul 2018World
British Sikhs to get ethnicity status in 2021 census: Report
Britain's strong Sikh community is set to be listed in the 2021 census as a distinct ethnicity rather than only as a religion, the UK Statistics Authority said.
23 Jul 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Anti-ISI slogans raised outside army headquarters, video goes viral
Just a few days before Pakistan goes to general elections, scores of people raised anti-ISI slogans outside General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistani army in Rawalpindi.