PAK VARSITY ATTACK: Professor dies fighting with militants

PAK VARSITY ATTACK: Professor dies fighting with militants

PESHAWAR: In a heroic act, a Pakistani chemistry professor in his 30s today lost his life while trying to protect his students using his licensed pistol against armed Taliban militants who stormed the university. Assistant professor Syed Hamid Hussain, 34, fought back against the terrorists as he warned students not to leave the building of […]

Court to hear plaint against Salman, Shahrukh on Jan 22

Court to hear plaint against Salman, Shahrukh on Jan 22

NEW DELHI: A criminal complaint against Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan for allegedly hurting sentiments of devotees by entering the sets of a temple wearing shoes while shooting for Bigg Boss 9, would be heard by a Delhi court on Friday. The complaint filed by an advocate sought the courts direction to the […]

Kerry warns Saudi Arabia of consequences if they get nukes

Kerry warns Saudi Arabia of consequences if they get nukes

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan against indulging in trade of nuclear weapons, saying there will be “all kinds of NPT consequences” if Riyadh went ahead with any such plan. Such a strong warning from Kerry comes amidst media reports that Saudi Arabia is trying to buy […]

US airstrike destroys second site of ISIS cash reserves

WASHINGTON: US warplanes have reportedly destroyed a large Islamic State bank in Iraq’s Mosul city housing an estimated USD 45 million, the second time in over a week that such a facility of the terror group has been bombed. American warplanes destroyed the Islamic State bank in Mosul late last night, a senior US defence […]

Kejriwal appears before Mumbai court in 2014 rally case

MUMBAI:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today appeared in a court here in connection with a case for allegedly holding a rally without required permission during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. On December 9 last year, the Kurla court had granted Kejriwal permanent exemption from appearance in the case. However, Magistrate Richa Khedekar had directed […]

Madrassas should be barred from teaching in Urdu, Arabic:

Mumbai: Asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a cue from UK government’s warning that migrants on spousal visas who fail to speak English may face deportation, Shiv Sena today said madrassas in India should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as medium of instruction and they should be replaced with English and Hindi. […]

Terror attack on Pak university: Death toll rises to 25, operation ends

Terror attack on Pak university: Death toll rises to 25, operation ends

Peshawar: At least 25 people were killed and about 50 others injured today after heavily-armed Taliban militants stormed a prestigious university and opened indiscriminate fire on students and teachers in Pakistan’s restive northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The gunmen entered the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda district of the province, some 50 kms southwest of Peshawar, and […]

Armed gunmen storm varsity in northwest Pakistan

Peshawar: Armed gunmen today stormed a university in Pakistan’s restive northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province and opened indiscriminate fire, injuring at least three persons. Heavy firing is taking place inside the Bacha Khan University in the province’s Charsadda town, some 50 kilometres from here, local media reports said. “Armed men stormed into the university premises early this […]

Kerry warns Saudi Arabia of consequences if they get Nukes

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan against indulging in trade of nuclear weapons, saying there will be “all kinds of NPT consequences” if Riyadh went ahead with any such plan. Such a strong warning from Kerry comes amidst media reports that Saudi Arabia is trying to buy […]