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Imran Khan says Indo-Pak relations to remain tense till elections in India

Agencies Islamabad :  Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Indo-Pak relations would remain tense till the general elections in India are over. Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after the February 14 attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama. Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Indo-Pak relations would remain tense till the general elections in India […]

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(Agencies) Beijing:    China on Monday welcomed the goodwill messages exchanged by Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan on the occasion of Pakistan National Day, saying it will play a constructive role and supports resolving the differences between the two nations through dialogue and consultations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan […]

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Pak Army says no F16 used to shoot down Indian aircraft

(Agencies) ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan’s military has rejected India’s claim that it used US-made F-16 fighters jets against India in retaliation to its pre-emptive strikes in Balakot, saying that JF-17 Thunder combat aircraft developed jointly with China were used in the operation. Referring to the aerial dogfight with the Indian Air Force after the February 14 Pulwama  […]

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47 Dead, 640 Injured In Chemical Plant Explosion In China

YANCHENG, CHINA: An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured as many as 640, the state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public. The blast occurred on Thursday at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of […]

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China firmly with Pakistan, says Beijing as Islamabad raises Kashmir in top talks

Beijing :China on Tuesday assured Pakistan of firm support to protect its territorial integrity and dignity during a high-level bilateral strategic dialogue in Beijing. At this meeting, Islamabad had raised the “rapidly deteriorating” situation in Kashmir and called on New Delhi to relook its policies in the state. Speaking at a joint press conference with […]

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Over 160 dead as cyclone ‘Idai’ strikes Zimbabwe, Mozambique

Beira: A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people with scores more missing and caused “massive and horrifying” destruction in the Mozambican city of Beira, authorities and the Red Cross said Monday. Cyclone Idai tore into the centre of Mozambique on Thursday night before barreling on to neighbouring Zimbabwe, […]

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Dead whale in Philippines had 40 kg of plastic in stomach

PHILIPPINES: A starving whale with 40 kilos (88 pounds) of plastic trash in its stomach has died after being washed ashore in the Philippines, activists said Monday, calling it one of the worst cases of poisoning they have seen. Environmental groups have tagged the Philippines as one of the world´s biggest ocean polluters due to […]

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Musharraf Shifted To Dubai Hospital After ‘Reaction’ From Rare Disease

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA Islamabad: Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been shifted to a hospital in Dubai after suffering a reaction from a rare disease that has weakened his nervous system, his party has said. General (retd) Musharraf, 75, who has been living in Dubai since March 2016, is facing the treason case […]

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‘Darkest day’: 49 dead in NZ mosque shootings, gunman an Australian

Wellington: At least 49 have been killed, 20 injured after a gunman opened fire on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers and forcing the city of Christchurch into lockdown as police launched a massive manhunt. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said that the gunman is a citizen of his […]

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China defends blocking Azhar at UN, says it will help in finding lasting solution

  (Agencies) Beijing: China on Thursday sought to defend its fourth technical hold at the UN Security Council to block the designation of Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”, saying it would help the parties concerned to engage in more talks to find a “lasting solution” acceptable to all. The proposal to designate […]

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