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Ghani confirms release of Haqqani Network prisoners

Kabul, Nov 12 | Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday confirmed that three leaders of the Haqqani Network terror group have been "conditionally released"...

16 die, 58 hurt in Bangladesh train accident (Lead)

Dhaka, Nov 12 | At least 16 people were killed and 58 injured on Tuesday after a head-on collision between two passenger trains in...

Nepal PM to decide on Cabinet reshuffle by week’s end

Kathmandu, Nov 12 | After directing his Secretariat to step down, Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli will now be shuffling his Cabinet by...

Rohingyas are threat to regional security: Hasina

Dhaka, Nov 12 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the international community to come together in resolving the issue of the Rohingya...

Arctic Blast in US likely to break records, 1,000 flights cancelled

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Nov 12 | The US is readying for a Siberia kind of week ahead with an Arctic Blast likely to...

More clashes erupt in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Nov 12 | Clashes erupted once again on Tuesday on the streets of Hong Kong as protesters and security forces locked horns,...

‘Catastrophic’ conditions complicate dowsing of Australia bushfires

Sydney, Nov 12 | Australian firefighters on Tuesday have said that "catastrophic" conditions like a rise in temperature, dry environment and strong winds have...

Ex-US President Jimmy Carter hospitalised

Washington, Nov 12 | Former US President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due...

Morales’ departure is signal for Maduro, Ortega: Trump

Washington, Nov 12 | US President Donald Trump has warned the leftist leaders of Venezuela and Nicaragua - Nicolas Maduro and Daniel Ortega,...

Trump honours veterans at 100th anniversary of NY parade

New York, Nov 12 | US President Donald Trump has paid tribute to all the American veterans - currently numbering at some 18 million...

Google secretly gathering health data of Americans: Report

San Francisco, Nov 12 | Google is reportedly gathering health information of millions of US citizens -- without informing them or their doctors --...

Microsoft to apply California’s digital privacy law across US

San Francisco, Nov 12 | Microsoft has announced to implement California's digital privacy law, that comes into effect from January 1, 2020, throughout the...

15 killed after 2 trains collide in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov 12 | At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday after a head-on collision between two passenger trains in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district,...

US’ FAA bars new service from Malaysian carriers

Washington, Nov 12 | The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded the air safety rating of its Malaysia counterpart, barring the country's carriers...

Islamabad High Court may get 1st ever woman judge

Islamabad, Nov 12 | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) might get its first ever woman judge since its establishment in January 2011, it was...

JUI-F chief seeks opinion on ‘Plan B’ of Azadi March

Islamabad, Nov 12 | Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has sought the opinion of provincial chapters regarding the party's 'Plan B' for...

Talks held in Kabul to repair Pak-Afghan ties

Islamabad/Kabul, Nov 12 | Two top Pakistani officials visited Kabul for talks with Afghan officials on recent events that have strained bilateral ties between...

Shameful not to publish Russia report: Hillary Clinton

Washington, Nov 12 | It is "inexplicable and shameful" that the UK government has not yet published a report on alleged Russian interference in...

US top brass to mediate between S.Korea, Japan

Washington, Nov 12 | A top US military officer will be trying to contain the fallout between Seoul and Tokyo on his first overseas...

Australia braces for catastrophic bushfires

Canberra, Nov 12 | A vast area of Australia's east coast -- including Sydney -- is bracing itself for one the nation's worst ever...

Mexico offers asylum to Bolivia’s ex-president Morales

Mexico City, Nov 12 | Mexico has offered asylum to former Bolivian President Evo Morales, a day after he resigned following weeks of protest...

These IT firms are banned from applying for H-1B visas

New Delhi, Nov 11 | A new study from National Foundation for American Policy shows that the US government is making things worse for...

Prince Charles on 10th official visit to India Wednesday

London, Nov 11 | Charles, the Prince of Wales, is arriving on Wednesday on a two-day visit to India, his 10th official visit, to...

Delete Facebook, reiterates WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

San Francisco, Nov 11 | WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has once against asked people to delete Facebook as the social media giant faces intense...

NASA to send Israeli solar-power generator to ISS

Jerusalem, Nov 11 | An Israeli developed prototype solar-power generator will be sent by the US space agency NASA to the International Space Station,...

Aussie state declares state of emergency over bushfires

Sydney, Nov 11 | Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state on Monday declared a state of emergency due to the raging bushfires that have...

Bolivian Prez resigns after widespread pressure

La Paz, Nov 11 | Bowing to widespread pressure to resign amid the anti-government protests in Bolivia, President Evo Morales has confirmed that he...

US woman on Pak’s blacklist creates ruckus at airport

Islamabad, Nov 11 | An American woman, who was allegedly blacklisted by Pakistan, caused a scene at the Islamabad airport by laying down on...

Doctors struggle with Sharif’s fitness for foreign travel

Lahore, Nov 11 | As former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif awaits his removal from the Exit Control List (ECL), doctors have continued to...

War will continue against Imran’s government: JUI-F chief

Islamabad, Nov 11 | Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has vowed to continue the "war" against Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's "incompetent"...

Police officer shoots protester in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Nov 11 | A policeman has shot at least one person during protests in Hong Kong. Footage shown live on Facebook showed the...

Jordan says no renewal, extension of land lease to Israel

Amman, Nov 11 | Jordan has said there will be no extension or renewal of an agreement which leases part of the country's lands...

Naftali Bennett approved as new defence minister of Israel

Jerusalem, Nov 10 | Israel's pro-settler lawmaker Naftali Bennett was approved by the cabinet as defence minister on Sunday. Bennett, leader of the right-wing party...

UK parties row over spending plans

London, Nov 10 | A spending row has broken out after the UK's ruling Conservative Party published what it claimed would be the cost...

3 killed as more than 70 bushfires rage in Australia

Sydney, Nov 10 | More than 70 bushfires continued to burn across two states in Australia on Sunday, where at least three people have...

How India is quietly helping Syria with brain power

New Delhi, Nov 10 | In the midst of the global focus on Syria with Turkeys latest offensive putting a big question mark on...

Activists demand arrest of Pak Hindu student’s killers

Karachi, Nov 10 | Civil society and rights activists have demanded the immediate arrest of the killers of a Pakistani Hindu medical student who...

Trump may release transcript of April Ukraine call

Washington, Nov 10 | US President Donald Trump has said that was likely to release the full transcript of his April telephone conversation with...

Saudi Aramco releases preliminary IPO prospectus

Riyadh, Nov 10 | Saudi Arabia has moved a step closer towards listing its national oil giant Aramco on its domestic exchange by releasing...

Bolivian Gov’s house set ablaze as protests continue

La Paz, Nov 10 | The house of a Bolivian Governor was set on fire, allegedly by protesters opposed to the re-election of President...

Warren mocks billionaires Bezos-Bloomberg US election talk

Washington, Nov 10 | US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has criticised Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and former New York City Mayor Michael...

Cambodian opposition leader freed from house arrest

Phnom Penh, Nov 10 | Kem Sokha, a Cambodian opposition leader, was on Sunday released from house arrest more than two years after he...

$14.8mn needed to fund basic services in Libya: Unicef

Tripoli, Nov 10 | The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) has said that it needed $14.8 million to fund basic and life-saving services in Libya."The...

Apple Card under probe for sex discrimination in credit limits

New York, Nov 10 | The New York Department of Financial Services has opened a probe into allegations of gender discrimination by Apple Card...

Palestine’s Abbas is Fatah’s sole candidate for prez polls

Ramallah, Nov 10 | Incumbent Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is the Fatah party's "sole candidate" for the upcoming presidential elections, it announced in an...

Trump to host NATO chief at White House on Nov 14

Washington, Nov 10 | US President Donald Trump is set to discuss burden-sharing and security issues with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on November...

Bureaucratic impediments delay Nawaz Sharif’s departure

Lahore, Nov 10 | In a dramatic turn of events, the Pakistan government has delayed the removal of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's name...

Indian journos take on Pak Foreign Minister over Modi remark

Lahore, Nov 9 | Indian journalists, who went to Pakistan to cover the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor on Saturday, took on Pakistan Foreign Minister...

Modi vows to strengthen bilateral ties with Mauritius

New Delhi, Nov 9 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reiterated India's commitment to continue close and extensive cooperation with Mauritius in a...

US welcomes Kartarpur corridor opening

Washington/New Delhi, Nov 9 | The US welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, terming it as a "step towards promoting greater religious freedom". The...

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FinMin asks ministries to furnish R&D funding data

New Delhi, Nov 12 | The Finance Ministry has asked ministries and departments to furnish data on funds spent by them and their autonomous...