Day: December 3, 2018

Unfair to compare Janhvi and Sara: Karan Johar

Mumbai, Dec 3: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has produced both Janhvi Kapoor’s debut “Dhadak” and Sara Ali Khan’s second feature “Simmba”, says it is “unfair” to compare the two young actors. Janhvi, daughter of late actor Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor made her debut with the “Sairat” Hindi remake, […]

Trump writes to Imran Khan; seeks help in bringing Taliban to negotiating table

Islamabad, Dec 3: US President Donald Trump has written to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan’s support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in trouble-torn Afghanistan, officials here said on Monday. The development came weeks after Trump said Pakistan does not […]

Dipak Misra was working under influence of an “external source”: ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph

New Delhi, Dec 3: Just days after retiring, former Supreme Court judge Kurian Joseph has dropped a bombshell claiming ex-Chief Justice Dipak Misra was “remote-controlled by an external source”, an explosive accusation that, he said, impacted the administration of justice. Justice(retd) Joseph was among the four senior judges of […]

Lawyers want porn star to pay Trump $340K in legal fees

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for President Trump want porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay them $340,000 in legal bills they claim they earned successfully defending Trump against her failed defamation claim. The attorneys are due in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Monday to make their case that they […]

Pakistan says Trump seeks help on Taliban talks

ISLAMABAD — President Donald Trump has reached out to Pakistan’s prime minister, sending Imran Khan a letter seeking cooperation in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year war in neighboring Afghanistan, officials said Monday. Trump has repeatedly accused Pakistan of failing to crack down […]

Saudi friend of Khashoggi sues Israeli surveillance firm

JERUSALEM — A Saudi dissident has filed a lawsuit against an Israeli surveillance company, claiming its sophisticated spyware targeted him and helped lead to the killing of his friend, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The suit, filed in a Tel Aviv court on Sunday, follows others previously filed against […]

World Bank promises $200 bn in 2021-25 climate cash

The World Bank on Monday unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25, adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding. The World Bank said the move, coinciding with a UN climate summit meeting of some 200 nations in Poland, represented a “significantly ramped […]

Trump wants talks with Putin, Xi to end ‘uncontrollable arms race’

US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed talks with the leaders of China and Russia aimed at halting what he described as an “uncontrollable” arms race. Trump’s comment follows an October announcement in which he said he would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a Cold […]