Category: International News

Pak PM Khan’s party wins most seats in PoK legislative elections marred by irregularities, violence

By Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Jul 26:  Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is set to form the next government in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as it emerged as the largest political party in the legislative assembly elections in the region which was marred by allegations of irregularities and […]

Biden, Putin discuss ambassadors, nuclear weapons and more

Washington, Jun 17 (AP) Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin of Russia spent more than three hours discussing issues Wednesday at their summit in Geneva. They ticked through their respective lists so quickly and in such excruciating detail, Biden says, that they looked at each other and thought, OK, […]

Myanmar junta to start court case against Suu Kyi next week

Naypyitaw (Myanmar), Jun 8: Myanmar’s military junta will begin presenting its case against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in court next Monday, her lawyers said. The military arrested Suu Kyi in February when it overthrew her elected government. Public resistance to the coup remains strong and in recent […]

Indian-origin Sikh man among 8 killed in rail yard shooting in California

Los Angeles, May 27:  A 36-year-old Indian-origin Sikh man was among eight people killed in the horrific rail yard shooting in San Jose in the US state of California, according to media reports on Thursday. Taptejdeep Singh, born in India and raised in Union City, California, has left […]

Top Pakistani economic body allows import of cotton and yarn from India -sources

Pakistan’s Economic Coordination Council, a top decision-making body, on Wednesday allowed the import of cotton and yarn from India, sources said, a step towards reviving suspended trade between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. The ECC meeting was still ongoing, and was due to debate the import of sugar from […]

Pakistan court orders release from prison of mastermind in Daniel Pearl case

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the release from prison on Tuesday of a British-born militant who had been convicted in the kidnapping and murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl by al Qaeda and Pakistani Islamist militants in 2002. In a decision that is expected to draw criticism […]

India pre-eminent partner of US in Indo-Pacific region: Blinken tells Jaishankar

Washington, Jan 30:  Secretary of State Tony Blinken has underscored India’s role as a pre-eminent US partner in the Indo-Pacific during his maiden telephonic conversation with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and discussed ways to better seize the new opportunities and combat shared challenges in the region and […]

Tiktok to shut down India business

By Prasoon Srivastava New Delhi, Jan 27: Chinese social media firm Bytedance, which owns Tiktok and Helo apps, has announced the closure of its India business following continued restrictions on its services in the country. Tiktok’s global interim head Vanessa Pappas and vice president for global business solutions Blake […]

Joint Press Release of the 9th Round of India-China Military Commander-Level Meeting

DELHI, JANUARY 25: On January 24, the 9th round of China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting was held on the Chinese side of the Moldo-Chushul border meeting point. The two sides had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in the […]

Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

By Lisa Mascaro and Bill Barrow Washington, Jan 19: US President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the country without legal status, a massive […]

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