I support Major Gogoi’s action: Amit Shah

I support Major Gogoi’s action: Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said that he supported the decision of an Army major to tie a man to a jeep as a “shield” against stone-pelters in Kashmir. Responding to a question on the action of Major Leetul Gogoi, he said the Army officer’s action had helped polling officials and policemen […]

CPEC won’t affect our stand on Kashmir: China

CPEC won’t affect our stand on Kashmir: China

Beijing: China on Thursday downplayed a UN report that cautioned that the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could ignite “geo-political” tensions with India, saying it is an economic project and will not affect Beijing’s stand on the Kashmir issue In an exhaustive report on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the UN’s Economic and […]

Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

Sale, purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter banned

New Delhi: The government has banned the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter. The environment ministry has notified the stringent ‘Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017’ under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. According to the notification, the member secretary of an animal market committee […]

23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt attack

23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt attack

CAIRO: Gunmen Friday opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, killing at least 23 people. The bus was heading to Anba Samuel monastery in the Minya Governorate, 250km south of Cairo. Twenty-three Christians were killed and twenty five others injured, according to the Ministry of Health. Security forces were searching for […]

Trump admin proposes $800 mn coalition support for Pakistan

Trump admin proposes $800 mn coalition support for Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has proposed to give Pakistan USD 800 million as reimbursement for its military and logistical support in counter-terrorism operations in the next fiscal, a defence department official has said. The administration has proposed the amount – a cut of USD 100 million compared to the previous time – in its annual […]

Enemy’s future gen will remember our response: Pak air chief

Enemy’s future gen will remember our response: Pak air chief

Islamabad: Amid heightened tension with India, Pakistan’s Air Force chief Wednesday warned that his forces will respond to any aggression by the “enemy” in a manner that their future generations will also remember it. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman emphatically said that Pakistan will give a befitting response to any misadventure by the enemy, Radio […]

CPEC may ignite more Indo-Pak tensions: UN report

CPEC may ignite more Indo-Pak tensions: UN report

Beijing: The USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) traversing through Pakistan administered Kashmir might create “geo-political tension” in the region by igniting further tensions between India and Pakistan, a UN report has warned. The report released by the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said that the project could […]

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