Friday, June 2, 2023

Mayhem unleashed on Pakistani streets; protestors throng Army HQ, residence of Corps Commander
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 10:07:34 PM IST
Several violent protests erupted across Pakistan including at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi and the residence of the Corps Commander in Lahore, which was once the house of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, following the arrest of former prime minister I ... read..

Ex-Pak PM Imran Khan arrested: Here's all you need to know
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 9:38:38 PM IST
Pakistan, a country often referred to as a "failed state", is now looking at a stark future with financial crisis and political instability after the arrest of ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan today outside the Islamabad High Court. ... read..

UAE celebrates achievements on World Thalassemia Day
Middle East | May 9, 2023 9:08:27 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): To mark World Thalassemia Day, Bristol Myers Squibb, a global pharmaceutical company, has joined hands with the Thalassaemia International Federation and several UAE entities including the UAE Genetic Diseases Association ... read..

Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed attends World Utilities Congress
Middle East | May 9, 2023 9:08:25 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has attended the second edition of the World Utilities Congress. Held under his patronage, the glo ... read..

Rioting, arson break out across Pakistan after Imran Khan's arrest
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 8:37:33 PM IST
The arrest of former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan outside the Islamabad High Court by Rangers has created ripples across the South Asian country. ... read..

Pak govt denies reports Imran Khan was tortured during arrest
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 8:37:28 PM IST
Pakistan's Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, while denying reports of Rangers personnel torturing Imran Khan during his arrest, said that "no sort of torture was inflicted on him," reported Geo News. ... read..

Europe has protected us from crises: French President on Europe Day
Paris | May 9, 2023 8:08:18 PM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron on the occasion of Europe Day, said "Europe has protected us from crises and it will enable us to create jobs, security and order in a world full of dangers." ... read..

Imran Khan's politics is defined by "blatant lies," says Pak PM Shehbaz after PTI leader's arrest
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 8:07:56 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan's politics is defined by "blatant lies" and attacks on institutions, said Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday after Khan's arrest. ... read..

"There will be an outcry in Pakistan because of his popularity," says security expert on Imran Khan's arrest
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 7:39:53 PM IST
Tilak Devasher, National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) member and a security expert, on Tuesday said that the arrest of former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan by Rangers outside the Islamabad High Court will lead to political instability in the So ... read..

Protests erupt across Pakistan against Imran Khan's arrest
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 7:06:49 PM IST
The arrest of ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan on Tuesday outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC) resulted in protests and demonstrations by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters across Pakistan. ... read..

"May not get the chance to address you again...come out": Imran Khan to people in pre-recorded video
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 7:06:47 PM IST
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was arrested by Rangers from outside Islamabad High Court on Tuesday, told his supporters in a pre-recorded video that he will be "closed inside in an unlawful case" and that he "may not get chance to address ... read..

Al-Qadir Trust Case: Imran Khan's barrister tortured, he alleges former PM was kicked, pepper sprayed
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 6:39:04 PM IST
After the arrest of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, his barrister Ali Gohar alleged that Khan was beaten and sustained injuries and he (Gohar) too was tortured. Gohar also said that the former PM was kicked by the Rangers on his leg ... read..

Islamabad High Court summons officials over Imran Khan's arrest
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 6:38:55 PM IST
Following ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan's arrest outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday by Rangers, the IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq took notice of the matter and summoned the Islamabad IGP and the interior secretary within "15 mi ... read..

Pakistan: Karachi reports death of 2023's first Congo virus fatality
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 6:07:08 PM IST
A 28-year-old man, 2023's first case of Congo virus infection in Pakistan, died during treatment at a private hospital in Karachi, ARY News reported. ... read..

'Sikh Gurus' teachings based on welfare of all, Guru Nanak gave a universal message'
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 6:07:03 PM IST
It is crucial for the Sikh community to acknowledge the importance of inclusivity, education, and democratic values, and to adopt a more compassionate approach to address the issues that affect not only Sikhs but all communities in Punjab, according to an ... read..

Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen launches World on Wheels project for digital literacy
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 5:37:19 PM IST
Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen here on Tuesday launched the project World on Wheels (WoW) Bus, by the Embassy of Israel in India. ... read..

Jaishankar holds bilateral talks with Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 5:37:12 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday held delegation-level bilateral talks with Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs Eli Cohen and inked an agreement in the area of mobility. ... read..

"Ready to die than live under these duffers..." Imran Khan before his arrest
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 5:07:17 PM IST
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was arrested by Rangers from outside Islamabad High Court Tuesday, had said earlier in the day that the Shehbaz Sharif government wants to put him in jail and he is ready for it. ... read..

ADAFSA signs agreement with Hub71 to support development of Agri-Tech innovations
Middle East | May 9, 2023 4:37:17 PM IST
Dubai [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) has signed a cooperation agreement with Hub71, Abu Dhabi's global tech ecosystem to accelerate the development and adoption of ground-breaking technologies in agricultu ... read..

Breaking News: Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrested
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 4:09:18 PM IST
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was arrested by from outside the Islamabad High Court (IHC) here on Tuesday, Geo News reported. ... read..

Serbians rally against violence, demand ban on violent TV content after two mass shootings
Belgrade | May 9, 2023 3:38:34 PM IST
In the wake of two incidents of mass shootings in Serbia, thousands of citizens took to the streets in the capital city of Belgrade on Monday, demanding better security and a strict ban on violent TV content, reported Al Jazeera. ... read..

Renowned Buddhist meditation master Dipa Ma and her tale of transforming lives
Thimphu | May 9, 2023 3:07:09 PM IST
Students across the world seeking instruction in meditation flock to a tiny flat in Kolkata that belonged to renowned Buddhist meditation master Dipa Ma, who in her incredible journey transformed the lives of countless people globally. ... read..

India, Canada look forward to enhance collaboration in new, diverse areas: Piyush Goyal
Ottawa | May 9, 2023 3:07:01 PM IST
Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal attended a dinner hosted by his Canadian counterpart Mary Ng in Ottawa on Monday (local time). ... read..

Knesset committee meetings cancelled as coalition tensions rise
Asia | May 9, 2023 2:37:07 PM IST
Jerusalem [Israel], May 9 (ANI/TPS): Tensions within Israel's governing coalition escalated on Monday as Knesset committees chaired by lawmakers from the Otzma Yehudit party cancelled meetings. ... read..

Barred from schools, universities female students start own businesses in Afghanistan
Kabul | May 9, 2023 2:37:05 PM IST
Due to the Taliban-imposed ban on access to education for girls and women students in Afghanistan, some of them have launched their own enterprises in order to support their families economically, TOLOnews reported. ... read..

UN calls on Taliban to halt flogging, executions in Afghanistan
Kabul | May 9, 2023 2:37:03 PM IST
The United Nations has called on the Taliban to halt flogging and execution in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. ... read..

"Closely tracking...consulate rendering necessary assistance to bereaved family, injured": Jaishankar on Texas shooting
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 2:09:36 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that the situation is being closely tracked after a tragic Texas shooting incident which killed eight people, including an Indian national. ... read..

China expels Canada's top diplomat in Shanghai in reciprocal move
Beijing | May 9, 2023 1:36:48 PM IST
In a tit-for-tat move, China has expelled Canada's consul in Shanghai after Ottawa said it was expelling a Chinese diplomat accused of trying to intimidate a Canadian lawmaker critical of Beijing's treatment of Uyghur Muslims. ... read..

Will raise India-Israel Free Trade Agreement issue with PM Modi: Israel Foreign Minister
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 1:36:44 PM IST
Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, who is on a visit to India, on Tuesday said he will raise the issue of the India-Israel Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..

Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen cuts short India visit following "security update" amid action of Israel forces
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 1:07:00 PM IST
Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen has decided to cut short his India visit due to a security update amid action by the Israel Army against members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement. ... read..

Foreign companies have been complicit in evading arms sanctions against China
Asia | May 9, 2023 12:37:17 PM IST
After 1989, China fell out of favour with Western defence companies selling military equipment to China and the People's Liberation Army (PLA), which was culpable in the deaths of hundreds of peaceful protestors in the Tiananmen Square massacre. ... read..

12 dead in Israel's air raids on Gaza
Jerusalem | May 9, 2023 12:07:16 PM IST
At least 12 people were killed in the latest air raids on Gaza Strip by Israel's military on Tuesday, Al Jazeera reported, adding that 20 others sustained injuries in an operation conducted early morning. ... read..

Important for women in Afghanistan to participate in social, economic spheres: German MEP
Kabul | May 9, 2023 12:07:14 PM IST
German Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Hannah Neumann in an exclusive interview with Tolo News said it is important for women in Afghanistan to participate in social and economic spheres. ... read..

Florida signs into law anti-China measures
Florida | May 9, 2023 11:37:11 AM IST
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a legislation to cease the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s influence in Florida. ... read..

3,000 small businesses in Israel fined for disobeying Covid crisis directives
Asia | May 9, 2023 11:10:33 AM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], May 9 (ANI/TPS): As part of what was described as a joint effort to return to normality and provide financial assistance to the self-employed members of the public and small and medium-sized business owners affected by the Corona crisis ... read..

207 shootings in US in 2023, as of May 7
Washington | May 9, 2023 11:10:31 AM IST
There have been 207 shootings in the US in 2023, as of May 7, CNN reported ... read..

Two people, convicted of blasphemy, hanged in Iran as executions continue
Tehran | May 9, 2023 10:37:07 AM IST
As executions continue in Iran, two people, who had been sentenced to death for blasphemy were hanged on Monday, CNN reported citing news agency Mizan which is affiliated with Iran's judiciary. ... read..

Second edition of World Utilities Congress returns to Abu Dhabi
Middle East | May 9, 2023 10:36:53 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the second edition of the World Utilities Congress 2023 was in ... read..

US: 27-year-old woman from Telangana dies in Texas shooting
Ranga Reddy (Telangana) | May 9, 2023 10:08:08 AM IST
A 27-seven-year-old woman belonging to Telangana's Ranga Reddy was among the eight people killed in a shooting at Allen Mall in Texas, US on May 6, an official said. ... read..

Israeli army kills 3 members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement in early morning bombing
Tel Aviv | May 9, 2023 9:38:56 AM IST
Three senior members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement were killed by the Israeli army in an early Tuesday morning bombing in which explosions ripped through Gaza under 'Operation Shield and Arrow', The Times of Israel reported. ... read..

Abu Dhabi Chamber highlights its role in driving investment during Annual Investment Meeting
Middle East | May 9, 2023 9:38:53 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): As part of its participation as a Supporting Partner to the Annual Investment Meeting, and as part of its role as a Networker, the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) highlighted its role in promoting and f ... read..

Arab Federation for Digital Economy, Union of Arab Chambers sign cooperation agreement
Middle East | May 9, 2023 9:38:44 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): The Arab Federation for Digital Economy and the Union of Arab Chambers signed a cooperation agreement at the Entrepreneurs Investment Summit, held in parallel with the Annual Investment Meeting 2023 (AIM) in Abu Dhabi. ... read..

Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen arrives in India on 3-day visit, to hold talks with EAM Jaishankar
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 9:06:42 AM IST
Israel's Foreign Minister Eli Cohen arrived in India for his first official visit which would pan three days starting Tuesday. ... read..

China vows to take "resolute countermeasures" against Canada over expulsion of envoy
Beijing | May 9, 2023 8:38:18 AM IST
China has strongly condemned and firmly opposed the Canadian side declaring a Chinese diplomat as "persona non grata" on Monday, Global Times reported citing the Chinese Embassy in Canada. The Chinese Embassy in Canada vowed to take "powerful and resolute ... read..

Pakistan among world's worst performers in internet access: Report
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 8:08:30 AM IST
Pakistan in 2022 remained among the world's worst performers in terms of internet access and digital governance, Dawn reported citing a report. ... read..

India, US, Saudi Arabia and UAE discuss ways to strengthen ties
Riyadh | May 9, 2023 8:08:28 AM IST
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Sunday held a meeting with his US counterpart Jake Sullivan, United Arab Emirates counterpart Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al ... read..

US Foreign Affairs chairman threatens to hold Blinken in contempt of Congress over Afghanistan withdrawal
Washington | May 9, 2023 7:38:08 AM IST
US House Foreign Affairs Chairman Michael McCaul has threatened to hold Secretary of State Antony Blinken in contempt of Congress over his panel's investigation into the US exit from Afghanistan, CNN reported. ... read..

UAE-Congolese relations steadily developing: Congo Minister
Middle East | May 9, 2023 7:38:07 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): The Trade Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jean Lucien Bussa Tongba, has hailed his nation's economic ties with the UAE and highlighted ambitions for a more productive partnership in the years to come thr ... read..

Canada decides to expel Chinese diplomat over allegations of political meddling
Ottawa | May 9, 2023 7:08:33 AM IST
Canada has decided to expel a Chinese diplomat Zhao Wei following an uproar in the country over allegations of political meddling. ... read..

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 jolts Afghanistan's Fayzabad
Kabul | May 9, 2023 5:37:12 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted 116 kilometres South East of Fayzabad in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed in a tweet. ... read..

Israel Foreign Minister Eli Cohen to arrive in India today
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 5:37:09 AM IST
Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen will arrive in India on Tuesday for a three-day visit. He will hold a meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. ... read..

Pakistan: Police registers case against PTI leaders Ali Zaidi, Haleem Adil Sheikh for "hooliganism" at courts
Islamabad | May 9, 2023 4:37:29 AM IST
The police on Monday lodged a case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Ali Haider Zaidi, Haleem Adil Sheikh and other party workers on charges of rioting and criminal intimidation for "hooliganism" at city courts in Karachi during Ramzan, Dawn ... read..

More than 400 people die due to flooding in Congo
Kinshasa | May 9, 2023 4:07:42 AM IST
More than 400 people have died after floods and landslides hit Congo last week as rescue workers and family members searched through debris and mud for victims and survivors of the disaster, The New York Times reported citing the government. ... read..

UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, Hungarian Foreign Minister discuss consolidating cooperation, partnership
Middle East | May 9, 2023 4:07:39 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 9 (ANI/WAM): H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Peter Szijjarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, have discussed the prospects of cementing bil ... read..

US: One person injured in shooting at Las Vegas School
Washington | May 9, 2023 3:39:02 AM IST
One person was injured in a shooting at Von Tobel Middle School in Las Vegas, US, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said on Monday (local time). ... read..

Kerala boat capsize incident: Maldives Foreign Minister offers condolences to families of victims
Male | May 9, 2023 3:07:46 AM IST
Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid on Monday offered condolences to the Indian families who lost their lives in Kerala's Malappuram boat capsize incident on Sunday. ... read..

European Union delegation building in India illuminates in EU colours on Europe Day
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 2:39:00 AM IST
The European Union delegation's building in India has been illuminated in EU colours on the eve of Europe Day. ... read..

Nepal MP takes off clothes in House after not being allowed to speak
Kathmandu | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
An Independent MP in Nepal, Amresh Kumar Singh, on Monday took off his shirt and vest in the House in protest against not being given time to speak. ... read..

UN Commission On International Trade Law head calls on Indian special secretary
New Delhi | May 9, 2023 1:06:24 AM IST
Athita Komindr, the head of United Nations Commission On International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP), called on Special Secretary(ER), Prabhat Kumar on Monday. Issues including Investor-State Dispute Settlement refor ... read..

ENEC showcases substantial contribution of nuclear energy to achieving UAE Net Zero at World Utilities Congress
| May 9, 2023 12:06:32 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [United Arab Emirates], May 8 (ANI/WAM): The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) highlighted the increasingly significant contribution of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant towards the UAE's Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative and efforts ... read..

Texas Shooting: Consulate General of India in Houston offers condolences to family of deceased Indian
Houston (Texas) | May 9, 2023 12:06:29 AM IST
The Consulate General of India in Houston in the US expressed condolences to the family of Indian-origin engineer Aishwarya Thatikonda, who died in the Texas shootout. ... read..

Pakistan: IMF Loan Agreement delays after 'new demand'
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 11:36:36 PM IST
Despite the assurances from friendly countries about external funds to Pakistan, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is showing a lack of confidence and asking Islamabad to 'do more' to unlock loan programme, ARY News reported on Monday, quoting sources ... read..

UAE is a global platform for shaping future of emergency and crisis management: Deputy ruler of Abu Dhabi
Middle East | May 8, 2023 11:36:34 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [United Arab Emirates], May 8 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and National Security Adviser, highlighted the UAE's global role in shaping the future of emergency and crisis management. ... read..

Maktoum bin Mohammed opens inaugural Dubai FinTech Summit
Middle East | May 8, 2023 11:36:29 PM IST
Dubai [United Arab Emirates], May 8 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE and President of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), today ... read..

Afghan acting FM advices Pakistan, TTP to sit for dialogue
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 11:06:56 PM IST
Afghanistan's Acting Foreign Minister Amir Muttaqi on Monday requested the Pakistani government and the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) sit together for dialogue, Tribune reported. ... read..

UAE: Annual Investment Meeting highlights business prospects in various parts of world
Middle East | May 8, 2023 11:06:55 PM IST
Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), May 8 (ANI/WAM): The 12th edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the world's leading investment platform, featured a series of regional destination forums that highlighted investment opportunities in various part ... read..

King Charles' official coronation portrait is out!
London | May 8, 2023 11:06:51 PM IST
After the grand coronation of King Charles III, he posed for official coronation portraits at Buckingham Palace and the picture are now out. ... read..

Pakistan suggests holding investment conference in Scotland
London | May 8, 2023 10:37:56 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday said that an investment conference would be convened to enhance cooperation between Pakistan and Scotland in diverse fields, including trade, investment, education, water management, wind, and solar technol ... read..

Piyush Goyal meets Canadian International Trade minister
Ottawa | May 8, 2023 10:37:54 PM IST
Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal met Canadian Minister for International Trade Mary Ng during his two-day visit to Canada. ... read..

India, UK joint military exercise 'Ajeya Warrior' underway
London | May 8, 2023 10:37:49 PM IST
India and the United Kingdom's joint military exercise 'Ajeya Warrior' is being conducted at Salisbury Plains. ... read..

Path-breaking India-UAE CEPA negotiated in just 88 days: DPIIT Secretary
Abu Dhabi | May 8, 2023 10:37:47 PM IST
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Secretary Rajesh Kumar Singh and UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeoudi jointly inaugurated various events to commemorate the first anniversary of the entry into fo ... read..

Texas shooting: Mortal remains of deceased Indian to be sent back soon
Texas | May 8, 2023 10:07:59 PM IST
The mortal remains of Indian-origin citizen Aishwarya Thatikonda, who was among the victims in the Texas Shootout, will be sent to India soon. ... read..

Australian PM committed to track those responsible for vandalism of Hindu temples: Envoy
By Ayushi Agarwal

New Delhi | May 8, 2023 10:07:50 PM IST
Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell said that his Prime Minister Anthony Albanese ensured that the security forces take action when the vandalism of Hindu temples occurred and also track those responsible and prosecute them. ... read..

Chinese delegation to visit Gilgit-Baltistan next week
Gilgit-Baltistan | May 8, 2023 9:38:44 PM IST
The Chinese delegation is all set to travel to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) Gilgit-Baltistan region next week to explore the options for buying and importing cherries, Commercial Counselor, Pakistan Embassy, Beijing, Ghulam Qadir said, reported The Nat ... read..

Pakistani pilgrims attend annual Urs at Dargah Hazrat Amir Khusro
New Delhi | May 8, 2023 9:38:35 PM IST
The Pakistani Zaireen (pilgrims), accompanied by Charge d'Affaires Salman Sharif, visited the shrine of Hazrat Amir Khusro (RA) in New Delhi on Monday and laid the traditional chaddar on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan. A group of 104 Paki ... read..

Russia will be defeated like Nazism was: Zelenskyy
Kyiv | May 8, 2023 9:38:33 PM IST
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed that the "evil" Russia will be defeated just like Nazi Germany was beaten in World War II, according to the Kyiv Post. ... read..

Australia strongly supports India's G20 presidency: High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell
New Delhi | May 8, 2023 7:37:18 PM IST
Australia strongly supports India's G-20 presidency because of its understanding of the need to deliver equitable, sustainable growth across the world, High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell said on Monday. ... read..

"Quad not a military alliance": Australian High Commissioner to India
New Delhi | May 8, 2023 7:37:17 PM IST
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) is not a military alliance but a diplomatic relationship that has come together post the Tsunami, which has shaped a vision for the Indo-Pacific and that's empowering, Australian High Commissioner to India Barry ... read..

Quad shares positive agenda for secure, sovereign and rule-based Indo-Pacific: Australian envoy
By Ayushi Agarwal

New Delhi | May 8, 2023 7:37:13 PM IST
Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell on Monday said here that Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is looking forward to the forthcoming Quad Summit to be held in Sydney on May 23-24 and that the Quad partners share a positive agenda for a sec ... read..

Vicious cycle of violence, suppression continues in Pakistan: Report
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 6:07:17 PM IST
The vicious cycle of discrimination and violence against minorities continues in Pakistan and extremists have been targeting and accusing them of blasphemy or being Islam's adversaries, according to Global Order. ... read..

Bangladesh's GDP growth to overtake China, IMF report forecasts
Dhaka | May 8, 2023 6:07:13 PM IST
Bangladesh's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the current fiscal year will overtake China, the International Monetary Fund's latest report on the Asia-Pacific region forecast, according to Daily Sun citing United News of Bangladesh. ... read..

Bangladesh Nationalist Party plays politics of disinformation: Report
Dhaka | May 8, 2023 6:07:11 PM IST
Disinformation in the election is designed and promoted to intentionally cause problems for rival parties and it seems that Bangladesh Nationalist Party is engaging in such campaigns, Bangladesh Live News reported. ... read..

Christian widow and Muslim gardener arrested for blasphemy in Pakistan
Pakpattan | May 8, 2023 6:06:58 PM IST
A Christian widow and a Muslim gardener, both illiterate, were arrested in the Pakpattan city of Pakistan on April 19 on blasphemy charges after they were accused of 'intentionally' burning papers containing verses of the holy Quran, Friday Times reported ... read..

Pakistan: Punjab govt stops arrears, time scale payments to employees, officers amid financial crisis
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 4:09:01 PM IST
Pakistan's Punjab government has stopped all types of arrears, and time scale payments to employees and officers due to the severe financial crisis and for the preparation of the new budget, Pakistan-based English language newspaper Pakistan Today reporte ... read..

INS Delhi, INS Satpura successfully participated in harbour phase of ASEAN-India Maritime Exercise 2023
Asia | May 8, 2023 4:08:58 PM IST
INS Delhi and INS Satpura have successfully participated in various activities during harbour phase of the ASEAN-India Maritime Exercise 2023. ... read..

Pakistan considering to stop financing provincial development projects
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 3:38:08 PM IST
The Pakistan government is mulling stopping financing provincial development projects amid a tight fiscal position. ... read..

Pakistan: Police carrying out crackdown on PTI workers, claims Imran Khan
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 3:38:03 PM IST
Former Pakistan prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday claimed that the police are carrying out a crackdown on his party workers, ARY News reported. ... read..

Hyderabad woman among 9 killed in shooting incident in US
Texas | May 8, 2023 2:37:06 PM IST
Indian-origin engineer Aishwarya Thatikonda, was among the nine people killed when a gun-wielding man opened fire at shoppers outside a mall in Dallas area in the US on Saturday, The New York Post reported. ... read..

Taliban has successfully returned to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swat Valley: Report
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 1:08:47 PM IST
The Taliban has successfully returned to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swat Valley. The Taliban in Afghanistan and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) are not planning on granting a moment's respite, The Pakistan Military Monitor reported. ... read..

Destroyed 4,000 hectares of poppy fields in Afghanistan, claims Taliban
Kabul | May 8, 2023 12:09:44 PM IST
The counter-narcotics department of the Taliban-led Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said that so far, it has destroyed 4,000 hectares of poppy fields in the country, Afghanistan-based Tolo News reported. ... read..

India, US, Saudi Arabia, UAE advance shared vision of a more secure, prosperous Middle East region
Riyadh | May 8, 2023 11:37:14 AM IST
India, US, Saudi Arabia, UAE on Sunday worked towards advancing their shared vision of a more secure, prosperous Middle East region interconnected with India and the world, according to a readout issued by the White House. ... read..

Pakistan: Blasphemy killing of PTI-affiliated cleric controversial
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | May 8, 2023 11:37:13 AM IST
The recent killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-affiliated local cleric Maulana Nigar Alam for his 'inflammatory remarks' in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan, has become controversial due to its possible consequences for party chief Imran Khan who has s ... read..

US: 8 killed, 11 injured after vehicle crashes into crowd of migrants in Brownsville, Texas
Brownsville | May 8, 2023 11:08:53 AM IST
A vehicle crashed into a crowd on Sunday in Brownsville, Texas resulting in the deaths of eight people, believed to be migrants and at least 11 others sustaining injuries, US-based Fox News reported. ... read..

Israel renovating Samaria National Park
Asia | May 8, 2023 10:38:26 AM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], May 8 (ANI/TPS): The Israel government confirmed that 32 million Shekels will be allocated for the restoration and development of the Samaria (Sebastia) National Park to make the site a center of attraction for visitors while restoring ... read..

Sharjah Charity International allocates AED 6.7 million for low-income assistance
Middle East | May 8, 2023 10:08:10 AM IST
Sharjah [UAE], May 8 (ANI/WAM): In the first three months of this year, Sharjah Charity International (SCI) implemented a policy approved by the Board of Directors and provided monthly financial assistance totalling AED 6.7 million, benefiting 4,107 benef ... read..

Nepal government initiates demolition of Kalanki-Koteshwar road section
Kathmandu | May 8, 2023 10:08:05 AM IST
Nepal government has initiated the demolition of the Kalanki-Koteshwar road section under the ring road, constructed with the Chinese government's financial assistance, EPardafas reported. ... read..

As part of ongoing humanitarian efforts, UAE evacuates 178 people from Sudan
Middle East | May 8, 2023 9:37:11 AM IST
Abu Dhabi [United Arab Emirates], May 8 (ANI/WAM): An evacuation plane carrying 178 nationals from seven countries arrived in the UAE this afternoon from Sudan, which has experienced clashes since mid-April. ... read..

Bypolls for local govt bodies across Sindh Province: PPP claims victory in six Union Councils in Karachi
Islamabad | May 8, 2023 9:07:37 AM IST
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has won in six out of 11 Union Councils (UCs) in Karachi during local government (LG) by-polls, ARY News reported citing unofficial results. ... read..

The forthcoming elections could be the most consequential in Turkey's recent history
By John Solomou

Nicosia | May 8, 2023 8:07:05 AM IST
The era of Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been dominating the country's political life for more than 20 years, winning five parliamentary and two Presidential elections, may come to an end this month, as most polls predict tha ... read..

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