Monday, August 19, 2019

Panama Papers scandal: Pakistan anti-graft court issues arrest warrant against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar

KARACHI, Oct 30 (PTI): A Pakistani anti-graft court today issued a bailable arrest warrant against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after he failed to appear...

Indian-Origin Surgeon Saved Me From Blindness, Says Former UK PM

LONDON, Oct 30 (PTI): An Indian-origin doctor gets a special mention as an "old friend" in an autobiography written by former UK Prime Minister...

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Identified

LONDON, Oct 30 (PTI): Scientists have identified the date of the oldest recorded solar eclipse, an event that occurred on October 30 in 1207...

Syria army, Islamic State clashes in Deir Ezzor kill 73, says monitor

Beirut, Oct 29 (AFP): Heavy clashes between Syria’s army and the Islamic State group in Deir Ezzor city have killed at least 73 fighters...

Pro-unity march in heart of ‘independent’ Catalonia

Barcelona , Oct 29 (AFP): Pro-unity protesters gathered for a rally in Catalonia’s capital Barcelona on Sunday, two days after regional lawmakers voted to...

11 jailed for assassination attempt on Bangla PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, Oct 29 (PTI): A Bangladeshi court today sentenced 11 people to 20 years imprisonment for attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 28...

Pakistan releases 68 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

Karachi, Oct 29 (PTI): Pakistan today released 68 Indian fishermen held for allegedly violating its territorial waters from Karachi’s Landhi jail as a goodwill...

IAEA says Iran implementing its nuclear deal commitments; Tehran expresses desire to continue with...

Tehran, Iran, Oct 29 (PTI): The head of the United Nations atomic agency on Sunday said Iran was carrying out its commitments made under...

Missing Russian chopper found on Arctic seabed, 8 presumed dead

Oslo, Oct 29 (AFP): A Russian helicopter that went down off the coast of Norway’s Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic this week has been...

Big turnout at Myanmar pro-army rally defies Rohingya outcry

Yangon, Oct 29 (AFP): Military songs rang out across downtown Yangon today as tens of thousands rallied in defence of Myanmar’s army, an institution...


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