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Pak oppn alliance stages 2nd massive rally in Karachi (Ld)

By Hamza AmeerKarachi, Oct 19 | Just two days after its debut power show, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of...

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 40mn: Johns Hopkins (Ld)

Washington, Oct 19 | In a grim milestone, the overall number of global coronavirus cases on Monday crossed the 40 million mark, while the...

Fauci not surprised over Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis after WH event

Washington, Oct 19 | Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert, said that he was not surprised that US President Donald Trump had tested...

Trump continues to lie about Covid-19: Biden

Washington, Oct 19 | Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has said that US President Donald Trump continues to "lie about the circumstances" of the...

Subdued Navratri for UAE Indian expats this year

Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 | Celebrations of the nine-day long Navratri festival this year for Indian expats based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Taliban’s claim of agreement violations Unfounded: Khalilzad

Kabul, Oct 19 | US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has said that the Taliban's recent claims that Washington had violated the Doha agreement were"unfounded",...

Pak forms committee to ensure SOP implementation at airports

Islamabad, Oct 19 | Pakistan's Aviation Division has constituted a seven-member committee to ensure the proper implementation of standard operating procedures (SOP) at airports...

Ex-Afghan PM Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to arrive in Pak on 3-day visit

Islamabad, Oct 19 | Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, former Afghan Prime Minister and leader of the Hizb-e-Islami party, will arrive in Islamabad on Monday on an...

Pak oppn alliance stages 2nd power show

Karachi, Oct 19 | Just two days after its debut power show, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of the country's...

Indian call centre scamsters using students in Canada on study visa...

Toronto, Oct 19 | As police here hunt for the 22-year-old Naman Grover for his role in the Indian call centre scams targeting Canada,...

Maryam Nawaz’s husband arrested in Karachi

Karachi, Oct 19 | PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz said on Monday that her husband and former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law, retired...

90 dead, 34 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

Hanoi, Oct 19 | At least 90 people have died, while 34 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by the...

Over 100 detained in Prague for protesting against Covid-19 curbs

Prague, Oct 19 | More than 100 people were arrested in Prague on suspicion of rioting and attacking officers following a protest against the...

France reports 29,837 new Covid-19 cases

Paris, Oct 19 | Amid a continued resurgence, France has reported 29,837 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, which increased the overall...

12 bodies recovered in Libya mass graves

Tripoli, Oct 19 | Libyan authorities have announced the recovery of 12 unidentified bodies in mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90...

2 killed, 3 injured in California city shootings

San Francisco, Oct 19 | At least two people were killed and three others, including a 13-year-old boy, injured in separate shootings in California's...

Italy approves new anti-coronavirus curbs

Rome, Oct 19 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that his government has approved fresh anti-coronavirus curbs after more than 11,000 new cases...

EU welcomes new Armenia-Azerbaijan ceasefire, deplores violence

Brussels, Oct 19 | The European Union (EU) welcomed the new ceasefire reached between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the conflict-ridden Nagorno-Karabakh region, but denounced...

Leader of Afghanistan’s Hizb-e-Islami to visit Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 19 | Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Afghanistan's Hizb-e-Islami party, is scheduled to embark on a three-day visit to Pakistan on Monday, the...

Egypt’s Senate members take constitutional oath

Cairo, Oct 19 | Egypts Senate members took the constitutional oath during the opening procedural session of the Upper House of Parliament.The opening session...

UK police to be given details of self-isolating people

London, Oct 19 | People who have been askedto self-isolate through the test and trace system of the UK's National Health Service (NHS) could...

16 dead in Pak as landslide hits passenger bus

Islamabad, Oct 19 | Sixteen people were killed when a passenger bus was hit by a landslide in Skardu district of Pakistan's northern Gilgit-Baltistan,...

Global Covid-19 cases top 39.8mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Oct 19 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 39.8 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,112,530,...

UN chief condemns attack on Afghan provincial police headquarters

United Nations, Oct 19 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the day's indiscriminate attack on a provincial police headquarters in Afghanistan's province...

Wildfires burn over 4.1 mln acres in California

San Francisco, Oct 19 | There have been over 8,600 wildfires that have burned more than 4.1 million acres (16,592 square km) in the...

US governors send questions to federal gov’t about COVID-19 vaccination plan

New York, Oct 19 | The National Governors Association (NGA) sent a list of questions to the Trump Administration seeking clarification on how the...

Pelosi sets 48-hour deadline to approve relief package before election

Washington, Oct 19 | US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that White House and congressional lawmakers must reach an agreement in 48 hours if...

UK records another 16,982 new Covid cases with 67 deaths

London, Oct 19 | Another 16,982 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Ski resorts in NYS allowed to reopen starting Nov 6: Cuomo

New York, Oct 19 | Ski resorts in New York State will be allowed to reopen with 50 per cent indoor capacity beginning November...

Israel, UAE agree to operate 28 weekly passenger flights

Jerusalem, Oct 19 | Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to operate 28 commercial flights between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi...

UK records another 16,982 new coronavirus cases with 67 deaths

London, Oct 18 | Another 16,982 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

B’desh Covid cases rise to 388,569; death toll touches 5,660

Dhaka, Oct 18 | Bangladesh on Sunday reported 1,274 new Covid-19 cases and 14 new deaths, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.With...

Rallies in France to support beheaded teacher

Paris, Oct 18 | Rallies are being held across France in support of Samuel Paty, a teacher who was beheaded after showing cartoons of...

Armenia, Azerbaijan accused of violating new ceasefire (Ld)

Yerevan/Baku, Oct 18 | Armenia and Azerbaijan on Sunday accused each other of violating a new ceasefire that came into force in the conflict-ridden...

Sharif trying to sow discord between state institutions: Imran

Islamabad, Oct 18 | As the anti-government alliance of 11 opposition political parties under the name of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) started its campaign,...

US Senate to vote on $500bn Covid-19 bill on Wednesday

Washington, Oct 18 | The Republican-majority US Senate will vote on a $500 billion coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

16 dead, 90 injured in Afghanistan blast

Kabul, Oct 18 | At least 16 people were killed and 90 others injured after a powerful explosion on Sunday rocked the city of...

TikTok may reallocate resources if Pak ends suspension

Islamabad, Oct 18 | After Pakistani authorities imposed a complete ban on short video-making app TikTok, the Chinese service has regretted Islamabad's decision, hinting...

Female protesters rally against Judge Barret’s confirmation vote

Washington, Oct 18 | Female protesters and supporters of the Women's March movement staged a rally in Washington D.C., against the October 22 confirmation...

Trump wishes Harris ‘the best’ after aide tests Covid-19 positive

Washington, Oct 18 | US President Donald Trump has wished Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris "the best" and hoped that she was "in...

US records over 70k new single-day Covid-19 cases

Washington, Oct 18 | The US, currently the worst-hit country by the Covid-19 pandemic, has recorded more than 70,000 new single day coronavirus cases,...

N.K. media slams Seoul over alleged n-fuel purchase plan

Seoul, Oct 18 | A North Korean media outlet on Sunday slammed South Korea that it allegedly approached the US to purchase nuclear fuel...

Dhaka’s AQI rating worst in the world

Dhaka, Oct 18 | The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Dhaka, one of the most polluted cities in the world, was on Sunday ranked...

Al Qaeda remains close to Taliban: UN official

Kabul, Oct 18 | A senior UN official has claimed that Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has maintained close ties with the Afghan Taliban...

Nokia wins NASA contract to put 4G network on moon

San Francisco, Oct 18 | NASA has awarded Nokia of the US $14.1 million to deploy a 4G cellular network on the moon.The grant...

5,807 names struck off Pak’s travel blacklist

Islamabad, Oct 18 | Names of 5,807 individuals were struck off Pakistan's travel blacklist after consultation with relevant agencies and departments, the Interior Ministry...

Ex-PIA MD arrested for ‘illegal’ hiring

Islamabad, Oct 18 | Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested the former managing director (MD) of Pakistan Interna­t­ional Air­lines (PIA) on charges of...

NZ PM expects to form new govt before official poll results

Wellington, Oct 18 | New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday said that she expected to form a new government within the...

Thousands mark year of anti-govt protests in Lebanon

Beirut, Oct 18 | Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Beirut to mark the first anniversary of the protests against...

Business

IL&FS Group Vice Chairman Nayyar resigns, Rajan takes charge

Mumbai, Oct 19 | The Board of IL&FS Group on Monday announced the resignation of Vineet Nayyar as the Executive Vice Chairman of the...