Day: September 11, 2018

Wife of Pakistan’s jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London

open view web desk ISLAMABAD – The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif died in London on Tuesday while her husband and daughter were in prison, officials said. Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif, 68, died after months in a coma. She was diagnosed with lymphoma last […]

Media trial of cases can’t be allowed; press needs to draw a line: SC

open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 11: The press should “draw a line” and strike a balance as media trial of cases cannot be allowed, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the Muzaffarpur shelter home case in which several women were allegedly raped and abused. The apex […]

RBI submitted a list of high profile fraud cases to PMO: Rajan

open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 11: A list of high profile cases related to banking frauds was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for a coordinated action, said former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan in a note to Parliamentary panel. In the note to Chairman of Estimates […]

Commentary: Trump’s dangerous Asian game

open view web desk U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had to do some elaborate diplomatic two-steps during their swing across the Indian subcontinent during the first week of September. And that goes way beyond simply being forced to deny that neither was […]

Russia launches biggest ever war games

open view web desk Russia launched Tuesday what it called its largest ever military drills, with hundreds of thousands of troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a show of force NATO condemned as a rehearsal for “large-scale conflict.” President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend the […]

50 dead as Indian bus plunges into valley

open view web desk Fifty people died when a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a valley in southern India on Tuesday, one of the deadliest accidents on the country’s notorious roads in recent years. Road crashes in India claim the lives of more than 150,000 people each […]

BJP faces Twitter backlash over confusing graphic on fuel prices

open view web desk As Indians’ anger grows over record fuel prices, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is getting advice on social media to seek lessons in mathematics and graphic design after it posted a bar-chart graphic that showed fuel prices lower than in prior years. Prime Minister Narendra […]

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